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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday and here’s all the news you need to know.

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EVERY MORNING,  TheJournal.ie brings you the stories you need to know as you wake up.

1. #BALTIMORE: A search has resumed off the Cork coast for a man whose father and girlfriend drowned yesterday.

2. #GREECE: Finance ministers are meeting today to discuss Greece’s request for a third bailout while crowdfunding for the country has raised half a million euro.

3. CLONTARF: Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a rush hour hit-and-run in which a 62-year-old cyclist lost his life

4. #PEACE OF MIND: From today, children who have been diagnosed with cancer will be given medical cards for five years.

5. #SHOW ME THE MONEY: Writing in the Irish Times today, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said the health service needs up to €1 billion in investment just to meet current demand.

6. #NO WAY JOSE: Ireland’s Conor McGregor will NOT be fighing Jose Aldo, who pulled out of the bout with a rib injury early this morning. Chad Mendes is replacing him.

7. #INDONESIA: 141 people were killed when a military plane crashed into a residential area.

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8. #ASHES TO ASHES: Some 300 inmates at an Australian prison rioted after authorities attempted to bring in a smoking ban.

9. #POWER BREAKFAST: As you tuck into breakfast today, this is what the rich and famous are eating every morning.

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