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:

Too many science, technology gaps to recommend fracking in Newfoundland: report

NL-Fracking-Review

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - There are too many science, technology and risk-assessment gaps to green-light fracking in western Newfoundland, says a panel that studied the contentious oil-extraction process.In a report released Tuesday, it recommends the province continue its freeze on fracking applications until major questions are answered. By Sue Bailey. 775 words. Moves National. AUDIO, PHOTO.

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Coastal community getting new lighthouse that looks like century-old predecessor

NS-New-Lighthouse

HALIFAX - The demolition of a century-old lighthouse in a small, coastal community would usually amount to glum news in Nova Scotia.But you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who will miss the old, battered beacon on the south side of Sambro harbour. By Michael MacDonald. 150 words, will be updated. Moves Atlantic and National. AUDIO, PHOTO.

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Three cows killed when transport truck carrying them catches fire

NB-Roaming-Cows

NEW MARYLAND, N.B. - The driver of a transport truck carrying dozens of cows had to scramble to get some of the animals out of the vehicle after it caught fire on a New Brunswick highway.Police say the truck had more than 40 head of cattle and two horses on board when fire broke out at about 6 p.m. Monday near New Maryland. 125 words. Moves Atlantic.

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New Brunswick police confirm identity of body, confirm death was homicide

NB-Homicide-Case

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