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3 hrs ago | Newtownabbey Today

Bin set up for drugs disposal in Rathcoole

PSNI Sector Inspector Stephen McGuigan, Mayor Thomas Hogg, local resident Annie Anderson and Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership chairman Councillor Billy Webb check out the new drug disposal bin located in the Spar store at The Diamond.

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7 hrs ago | Coleraine Today

47 lung cancer deaths

In a written question East Londonderry MLA, Gregory Campbell asked the Minister of Finance and Personnel, Simon Hamilton to outline the regional variations in lung cancer mortality rates in Northern Ireland.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Larne Today

Busy weekend of incidents for Larne RNLI crew

Pamela Dorman, Catherine Callghan and Scott Leitch head back to Larne Harbour onboard the inshore lifeboat.

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UTV

Road closed following Carrick assault

The Victoria Road in Carrickfergus was closed for a period on Thursday morning after a suspected assault in the area.

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Newtownabbey Today

Jonathan to defend record

Former Northern Irish International Strongman and Power Lifter and organiser of the Ultimate Strongman Giant Weekend 2014 Glenn Ross, with current Irish deadlift hold record holder and two times Ireland s Strongest Man Jonathan Kelly from Newtownabbey.

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Belfast Today

No regrets over Shoesmith dismissal, says Balls

Ed Balls has defended his decision to remove the child protection chief at the centre of the Baby P case following the disclosure that she had been awarded almost 680,000 for unfair dismissal.

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Ballymena Today

Antrim A&E waiting times under microscope

Antrim Area Hospital, which caters for the Ballymen area, is once again in the spotlight over performance levels at its Accident and Emergency Unit.

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UTV

Woman airlifted in Ballycastle rescue

Police, the Coastguard and the Portrush RNLI lifeboat were tasked to the Co Antrim town just after 2am on Thursday following reports of a woman in distress in the Fairhead area.

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Newtownabbey Today

'Attacks on church must stop'

There have been calls from all sides of the community for an end to attacks on St Mary's Star of the Sea Church in Whitehouse.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

UTV

Met Office confirms NI's warmest day

Northern Ireland's temperatures peaked at a sweltering 26.6C in Castlederg, Co Tyrone, exceeding the previous high of 26C in Portrush, Co Antrim, earlier this week.

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Londonderry Today

Londonderry founder and John Kerry ancestor hailed

The Magilligan native who founded Londonderry mark II in the North America colonies in the early 18th century will be honoured with the unveiling of an Ulster History Circle Blue Plaque and reception at Aghadowey Presbyterian Church on Monday evening .

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IGN

Remaking a Legend with Dracula Untold

Last week we unveiled the first part of my visit to the set of Dracula Untold , Universal's upcoming retelling of the classic character's origin story.

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Ballymoney Today

Alan's North Coast Tales

Alan Simpson will be making a splash on BBC Radio Ulster as he rolls up his trousers and dips his toes back into radio for a new four-part series celebrating Northern Ireland's north coast.

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Ballymena Today

Police issue appeal over Randalstown altercation

Police are appealing for information following an incident in the Station Road area of Randalstown during the early hours of Saturday 19 July.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newsday

Highs and loans

When a New York investment firm agreed to buy the entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio held by Nama - the Republic of Ireland's state-controlled "bad bank" - it looked like the organisation's last hurrah north of the border.

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Fermanagh Today

Funeral today for RUC officer who had been acquitted of murder

The funeral is set to take place today for a former RUC officer who was tried and acquitted in a notorious murder case.

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Lisburn Today

Celebrations as Lisburn lady Linda turns a century

A Pond Park Road lady who was 100 on Tuesday, keeps herself young by reading newspapers every day and is an avid snooker and tennis fan.

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Ballymoney Today

Rapist flees Mosside after house attack

David Sidney Cahill's home attacked by stones, resulting in broken windows and his car being burned out at Community Walk Mosside while it is understood his elderly mother was inside the house.

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Larne Today

'A Party to Murder' comes to The Courtyard Theatre

Holywood Players are bringing their play 'A Party to Murder' to Newtownabbey's Courtyard Theatre from August 1 to August 2. The play is set at Halloween, when six people have been invited to a Murder Mystery party weekend at a rustic island cottage.

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Business Wire

ShopKeep Reinforces Customer Promise with New Branding

A former small business owner, Richelson started ShopKeep in the basement of his own wine store in 2008 after growing frustrated with the unreliability and excessive cost of his point-of-sale system.

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