Top news stories from The Canadian Press Atlantic bureau for Friday, Sept. 10, 2021

Good afternoon from The Canadian Press Atlantic bureau. Here are the stories we produced today. WEA-Hurricane-Larry-Cda will be updated overnight as developments warrant. Questions can go to

Larry to deliver hurricane-force winds to N.L.


St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- As hurricane Larry accelerated towards eastern Newfoundland on Friday, residents were warned to prepare for toppled trees, power outages and property damage caused by gusts that could reach 130 kilometres per hour or more. By Sarah Smellie. Words: 807, Photos: 1

25-metre endangered whale washes ashore in N.S.


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Conservationists are trying to determine what to do with the carcass of a 25-metre long endangered blue whale that has washed up on a beach south of Halifax. By Danielle Edwards. Words: 388

N.B. reports 24 fresh cases, mostly unvaccinated


Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada -- New Brunswick is reporting 24 fresh cases of COVID-19, with once again the vast majority being people who haven't been vaccinated. Words: 207, Photos: 1

UNB says no threat after campuses cleared


Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada -- The University of New Brunswick says there is "no immediate threat" to its campuses after they were evacuated Friday afternoon. Words: 184, Photos: 1

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