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:

Military police unit investigates alleged sexual assault on HMCS Athabaskan

Navy-Sex-Assault

HALIFAX - Military police are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving members of the navy on board HMCS Athabaskan.Capt. Joanna Labonte says the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service was notified of the alleged incident on Nov. 10 as the ship was at sea. 100 words. Moves National. Will be updated. AUDIO.

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Union for Nova Scotia civil servants delays contract vote to mid-January

NS-Teachers-Contract

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's largest public-sector union pushed a ratification vote on a tentative contract into the new year Thursday, saying its membership needed more time to consider the government's offer.The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union had delayed a vote scheduled for this week after the province's 9,000 teachers rejected a similar tentative deal on Tuesday. By Keith Doucette. 350 words. Moves Atlantic. AUDIO.

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Police in Newfoundland investigating anonymous "Ugliest Girls" poll

NL-Online-Bullying

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A school board in Newfoundland and police are now investigating a case of cyberbullying involving an anonymous poll ranking girls at a high school based on their looks.Lynelle Cantwell, a student at Holy Trinity High School in Torbay, is getting national attention for her response to the creators of the online poll, called "Ugliest Girls in Grade 12." By Ben Cousins. 125 words. Will be updated. Moves National. …

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