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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

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Updated Mar 6th 2019, 8:48 AM

EVERY MORNING brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #BAD TO WORSE: The construction industry has said that Brexit could impact the housing crisis through spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties. 

2. #ROCKET SITE: North Korea is “rebuilding” its main satellite launch site, new photos have shown.

3. #DENIAL: R Kelly has denied sexual abuse allegations made against him in his first TV interview since being charged.

4. #DAY OF ACTION: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he supports school students going on strike next week as part of a global action on climate change.

5. #INVESTIGATION: London police are keeping an “open mind” over explosive devices sent to transport hubs from Dublin.

6. #FITNESS TO PRACTICE: A consultant who is based at two children’s hospitals in Dublin had inappropriate contact with a patient’s mother in the UK, a fitness to practice tribunal has heard.

7. #BALBRIGGAN: A Dublin man who sold 10 stolen cars on Donedeal told a court he “wanted to give [his] kids a good Christmas”

8. #RIVER SHANNON: A Limerick man drowned after getting “snagged” on a car while swimming, an inquest heard.

9. #FIGHTER: Wrestling legend King Kong Bundy has died at the age of 61.

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