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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Saturday.

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

1. #IRISH WATER: The controversial utility company has started to ring people about their unpaid phone bills. 

2. #JASON CORBETT: A custody hearing for the children of Jason Corbett, an Irishman killed in the United States, has been delayed until next week, RTÉ is reporting.

3. #JAPAN: A speech made by the Japanese PM to mark VJ day has been criticised for not including an apology to the victims of the war. 

4. #KERRY: The search has resumed for a fisherman who is believed to have fallen into the sea off the coast of Kerry. 

5. #CLERYS: The company that sold the department store earlier this year saw a €7.7 million payout from flood damage in 2013, the Irish Times is reporting.

6. #WATER SAFETY: The Irish Coast Guard has revealed the top five reasons people have for not wearing a life jacket. 

7. #FREE: A 63-year-old man in the United States has had his conviction vacated after serving 34 years in prison for the rape and murder of a teenage girl.

8. #STUDENTS: New figures have shown that students are a lot more positive about their job prospects than they were four years ago. 

9. #RICKSHAWS: Gardaí and Revenue have been investigating Rickshaw drivers in Dublin.

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