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:

Blood on jacket matched Oland DNA: documents

NB-Oland-Death

SAINT JOHN -- Blood on a sports jacket found in the Rothesay, N.B., home of Richard Oland's son matched the DNA profile of the slain New Brunswick businessman, a court document released Friday says.A sworn affidavit by Sgt. Tony Hayes of the Saint John police says a brown Hugo Boss jacket with blood stains that police seized from the home of Dennis Oland was sent to a forensics lab in Halifax in November 2011 for testing. The affidavit dated Sept. 7, 2012, says the results from the lab show that the blood stains matched Richard Oland's DNA. Moves Atlantic and National, please guard against duplication; With NB-Oland-Death-Timeline.

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Justice minister apologizes in MacIntosh case

Ernest-MacIntosh-Review

HALIFAX -- A federal report says human error and breakdowns in communications by both provincial and federal officials were factors in the delayed prosecution of Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh.Justice Minister Peter MacKay has released the findings of an internal review into the case. Moves Atlantic and National, please guard against duplication; will be writethru. AUDIO.

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BUZZ: New fees deter international acts: bar owners

MUSIC-Government-Fees

HALIFAX -- Bar owners in Canada say a new federal government fee is deterring international musicians from playing at their venues.The change, which came into effect July 31, adds a $275 processing fee on top of a $150 work permit for international musicians hired to play at bars, pubs or restaurants in Canada. Moves National and Entertainment, please guard against duplication; will be writethru. …

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