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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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

1. #SLIGO: A 33-year-old man is due in court this morning charged with the murder of a young woman.

2. #MODULAR HOUSING: Dublin City Council has identified five sites, in Ballymun, Crumlin, Coolock, Finglas and Ballyfermot, for modular housing.

3. #DRUG CRIME: Gardaí have seized €3 million worth of heroin and cocaine as well as four guns in Tallaght.

4. #GREEN LIGHT: Irish Water’s plan for the provision of services for the next 25 years has been approved by the government.

5. #EDUCATION: A group set up to advise the government on financing college education is looking at a ‘study now, pay later’ option, the Irish Independent reports.

6. #NEVER FORGET: At a vigil to mark the third anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar activists said they will continue to fight to ensure this never happens again, The Irish Times reports.

7. #DODGY RESEARCH: One of the world’s leading medical journals has retracted a controversial study into the benefits of baby formula.

8. #WAR CRIMES: Evidence of mass graves, forced cannibalism and rape has been found in South Sudan.

9. #TASTY: The BAI rejected a complaint about a TV ad for a Subway sandwich after someone alleged it had a misleading number of chicken breast slices in it.

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