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EXTRADITION FOR MAN ACCUSED OF GOLD COAST HOLD-UPS

A man has been extradited from New South Wales, following a series of armed robberies on the Gold Coast earlier this year. Police say the ...
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69-YEAR-OLD GOLD COAST BUS DRIVER PUNCHED IN THE FACE

A man who allegedly assaulted a bus driver, after earlier refusing to pay the fare, will face a Gold Coast court next month. The incident ...
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MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS MAY BE IN KEMPSEY

Police have released an image of a man, wanted on outstanding warrants for property offences on the Mid North Coast. 22-year-old Elwyn Roberts is described ...
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POLICE OPERATION NETS 14 SHOPLIFTERS IN CHARLESTOWN

14 people have been arrested, following a police operation targeting shoplifting at Lake Macquarie. The operation took place at Charlestown shopping precinct on Thursday. Eight ...
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CHARGES LAID OVER GRAFTON ROAD FATALITY IN AUGUST

A man has been charged over a fatal car crash on the mid north coast earlier this year. The crash, involving a Holden Colorado utility ...
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TROY MOSES TAKES OUT TORONTO PRO-AM

Penrith's Troy Moses has won the Toronto Pro Am by two shots, ahead of a string of local pros. Toronto's Cal O'Reilly and Nathan Green ...
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CELIA SULLOHERN QUALIFIES FOR 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Celia Sullohern has unofficially booked her place in next year's Commonwealth Games. It comes after the Newcastle product won the 10,000-metre national title in Melbourne ...
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GLENN MOSS PRAISES JETS YOUNG GUNS

Don't write us off yet... That's the message Newcastle Jets keeper Glenn Moss has for critics who say their season is "on the brink" due ...
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UNCLE GOING AWAY FOR AT LEAST 34 YEARS AFTER MURDERING NIECE

A man has been handed a sentence just short of life, for the sadistic and sexually motivated murder of his niece. Derek Barrett claimed he ...
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NORTH WEST ATHLETES RECOGNISED AT SPORTS AWARDS

The region's up-and-coming athletes were recognised today at the North West Schools Sports Association presentation in Tamworth. Quirindi High School's Lacie Quigley cleaned-up by winning ...
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CRANES OVER THE GOSFORD SKYLINE

The Central Coast's busiest CBD is in the middle of a boom, according to the state government. A review into the region's long-term plan has ...
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SPANISH STRIKER SET TO FACE WANDERERS

Mariners coach Paul Okon is confident Spanish striker Asdrubal will return to the pitch in tomorrow's night's clash with Western Sydney. The Wanderers are languishing ...
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RECYCLING PLANT FIRE SMOULDERS

The owners of a recycling plant in Newcastle were today counting their losses, after a blaze broke out in one of the sheds overnight. It's ...
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RICHEST ‘SUP’ CONTEST ADDED TO LAKE MACQUARIE SURF FESTIVAL

A huge boost for the region, as Lake Macquarie gets set to host Australia's richest Stand Up Paddleboard contest. Redhead Beach will come alive in ...
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RESCUE HELICOPTER MARKS MILESTONE

The Lismore-based Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter service has celebrated a milestone this week - reaching its 9000th mission. It's an achievement the service says ...
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WENHAM WINS WORLD TITLE

Woy Woy's Adam Wenham has returned to the Coast after claiming his first World gold medal at the Para-Swimming Championships in Mexico City. The 20 ...
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