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 4:30 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.

TOP STORIES THIS HOUR:

Manitoba native becomes commander of Canadian Forces Base Halifax

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HALIFAX - Canadian Forces Base Halifax has a new commander.Capt. Angus Topshee has turned over command to Capt. Chris Sutherland. 120 words. Moves Atlantic.

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ALSO IN THE NEWS:

Crews battle 'major' fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant

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HALIFAX - Officials say several buildings were destroyed Friday when a major fire broke out at a concrete plant outside Halifax.Mike Blackburn of Halifax Regional Fire says the blaze was reported at about 5 a.m. at Ocean Contractors Ltd. on Cono Drive. 100 words. Moves Atlantic.

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Fire forces evacuation of seniors home in eastern Newfoundland

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OLD PERLICAN, N.L. - An early morning fire has forced the evacuation of a seniors home in eastern Newfoundland.RCMP say the fire was reported around 6 a.m. at the Bay de Verde Peninsula Manor in Old Perlican. 100 words. Moves Atlantic.

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Mailing error in Newfoundland and Labrador reported to privacy commissioner

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Six beneficiaries in Newfoundland and Labrador's prescription drug program have received letters from the Department of Health and Community Services that were intended for someone else.The government says it has contacted the six people affected by telephone. 100 words. …

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