Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News

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Top Atlantic News

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Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. AT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press News Budget.

Contact the Atlantic News Desk at (902) 422-8496 (Ext. 225) if you have any questions.

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TOP NEWS THIS HOUR:

Hockey team feels 'betrayed' by Dalhousie

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HALIFAX -- Members of Dalhousie University's women's hockey team say they feel betrayed by the Halifax school after an alleged hazing ritual that cost them the rest of their season.The university suspended all but first-year players from the team last week after an investigation into the September incident, which the school said involved excessive drinking, intimidation and humiliation. Moves Sports and Atlantic.

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BUZZ: Storm with 'punch' to hit Newfoundland

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ST. JOHN'S -- Forecasters issued blizzard warnings for parts of eastern and southern Newfoundland on Thursday as people prepared for heavy snowfall and winds gusting to 120 kilometres an hour.Schools in St. John's closed early as people braced for a blizzard one meteorologist said was unusual for the amount of snow it would bring. Moves Atlantic. AUDIO, PHOTO.

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ALSO IN THE NEWS:

Navy spy sentencing delayed for three weeks

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HALIFAX -- A Nova Scotia judge has granted a three-week delay for the sentencing hearing of a navy officer who pleaded guilty to selling military secrets to Russia.Provincial court Judge Pat Curran adjourned the matter until Jan. 31 because of a medical issue that prevented the federal prosecutor from attending Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle's case today in Halifax. Moved National, AUDIO, PHOTO.

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Ex-Fisheries worker facing 34 counts of fraud

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ST. JOHN'S -- Newfoundland RCMP have laid 34 fraud-related charges against a former worker with the federal Fisheries Department. …

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