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 5 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:

New Brunswick man charged with manslaughter in death of 20-year-old woman

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SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A 20-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of 20-year-old Jessica Miller of Apohaqui, N.B., in July.Jesse Reynolds is to appear in Court of Queen's Bench in Saint John on Wednesday. 100 words. Moves Atlantic.

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New website provides information on Nova Scotia's 11 universities and colleges

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HALIFAX - A new website will give high school and post-secondary students access to information about Nova Scotia's 11 universities and colleges.Launched Tuesday, the idea behind MyNSFuture.ca is to encourage more students to study and stay in the province. 150 words. Moves Atlantic.

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Man confined in his home in Clarenville, N.L., leaves peacefully

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CLARENVILLE, N.L. - The RCMP in eastern Newfoundland say a man who confined himself in a home on Random Island has been peacefully taken into custody.Police said the man left his home in Clarenville at about 3 p.m. after talking to an RCMP negotiating team for more than four hours. 75 words. Moves Atlantic.

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Halifax police say no charges in collision that killed 49-year-old cyclist

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HALIFAX - Police in Halifax say no charges will be laid in connection with a collision last week that claimed the life of a 49-year-old cyclist.Loresa Makonin of Halifax died of her injuries Wednesday after her bicycle collided with a propane truck at the intersection of Herring Cove Road and Purcells Cove Road. …

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