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:

Premier to support CETA if fish fund upheld

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ST. JOHN'S -- Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says he'll support Canada's free trade deal with the European Union if Ottawa upholds its commitments to the province.Paul Davis says he'll hold the prime minister accountable for a $400-million fund at the heart of the ongoing dispute. PHOTO. Moves Atlantic, National and Business; please guard against duplication. Will be writethru. AUDIO. 400 words.

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New Brunswick's long fight over abortion

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For abortion rights activists in New Brunswick, the announcement in April that the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton would soon shut down marked a low ebb for the movement.However, it actually proved to be an unlikely catalyst for change. Moves National and Atlantic, please guard against duplication. PHOTO. 870 words.

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ALSO IN THE NEWS:

Daycare operator charged with assaulting kids

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MEMRAMCOOK -- New Brunswick RCMP have charged a daycare operator for alleged assaults against children under her care and an employee.The Mounties allege the assaults happened between July and September at La couvee de la vallee daycare in Memramcook, about a 25-minute drive southeast of Moncton. Moved Atlantic. 100 words.

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Highway washout strands Newfoundland town

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BURGEO -- A highway washout has effectively cut off a small community on Newfoundland's south coast.A town councillor in Burgeo says residents can't get to medical appointments until the section of Route 480 is repaired. Moved Atlantic. 110 words.

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Newfoundland teen misdiagnosed with TB

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ST. JOHN'S -- Newfoundland and Labrador's largest health authority says a junior high student diagnosed last month with tuberculosis did not, in fact, have the disease. …

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