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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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

1. #TRAGEDY: Gardaí in Limerick are investigating the death of a man and his three-year-old son as a murder-suicide, as the boy’s mother is treated in hospital.

2. #HEALTH: Minister Simon Harris has committed to legislation extending automatic medical cards to children with severe disabilities, after cross-party support in the Dáil for a Sinn Féin motion

3. #FRANCE: The country’s national assembly has voted to extend the state of emergency following last week’s terrorist attack in Nice.

4. #HOUSING CRISIS: There are more than 2,200 children living in emergency accommodation in Ireland - a 37% increase over the last six months.

5. #TRUMPED UP: Donald Trump has officially secured the nomination of the Republican Party to become the next US President.

6. #DOWN: Police in Northern Ireland are treating the death of an 85-year-old man at his home in Co Down as suspicious, RTÉ reports.

7. #HYDE PARK: A police officer was stabbed and another struck with a bottle after a water fight in London got out of hand yesterday.

8. #COURT: A woman has avoided criminal charges after sending a ‘vile’ Christmas card to an 11-year-old girl.

9. #RIP: Garry Marshall, creator of Happy Days, Pretty Woman and Mork and Mindy, has died aged 81.

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