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CCTV IMAGES RELEASED FOLLOWING GRAFTON BREAK-IN

CCTV images have been released by police as part of police investigations into a break-in at a Northern Rivers business. Police say the commercial premises ...
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SCHOOLIES ON THE GOLD COAST ENTERS FINAL NIGHT

As schoolies on the Gold Coast enters its final night, police remain positive about the overall public behaviour during the last week. 10 schoolies - ...
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YAMBA SEARCH ALLEGEDLY REVEALS DRUGS AND FIREARMS

Illicit drugs and firearms have allegedly been discovered during a property search on the far north coast of the state. A search warrant was executed ...
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MAN TASERED AFTER HOLDING A WOMAN UP AT KNIFEPOINT

A man will face court after he allegeldy held a 75-year-old woman at knifepoint during an incident near Lake Macquarie. Police say the man, aged ...
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SAM KERR STRIKE SINKS CHINA AS MATILDAS WIN SIX STRAIGHT

Matildas' star Sam Kerr has been named W-A's Young Australian of the Year and it's unlikely to be her last accolade, if she keeps scoring ...
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ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT FOR BEN SIMMONS IN THE NBA

Another day, another addition to the highlight reel for NBA rookie sensation Ben Simmons. "Simmons tomahawks that one. Looking for the call, doesn't get it." ...
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DANIEL SAIFITI A NERVOUS FAN AHEAD OF KANGAROOS VS FIJI

There'll be plenty of footy fans yelling at the TV tomorrow when the Kangaroos face Fiji in their World Cup semi, but maybe none louder ...
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GAS EXPLOSION INJURES FATHER OF THREE

A father-of-three is fighting for life after suffering severe burns in a gas explosion this morning. Witnesses told police they heard a loud 'bang', before ...
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YOUNG AMATEUR LEADS HUNTER CONTINGENT AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Amateur Dylan Perry is the best of the Hunter players at the Australian Open, thanks to a first round 68. James Nitties is two shots ...
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NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS FOR SUPERCAR FANS

It's the night before Christmas for Supercar fans in Newcastle, with the stars and their cars set to hit the track tomorrow. But while supporters ...
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ACCUSED DRUG SMUGGLER CRAIG LEMBKE REFUSED BAIL

A Newcastle man charged with importing 700-kilos of cocaine, will spend Christmas behind bars. Craig Lembke is facing a possible life sentence, and today applied ...
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SHARK NETS ROLLED OUT FOR SECOND TRIAL

Shark nets aim to divide the ocean between predators and humans - but on the North Coast, they're also know for dividing opinions. Today, the ...
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PRE-RACE EXCITEMENT HITS FEVER PITCH

After 14 months of debate, preparations and protests, the Supercars will hit the streets of Newcastle tomorrow. Today, pre-race excitement hit fever pitch, with drivers ...
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BODY OF MISSING SNORKELLER FOUND AT PORT STEPHENS

There's been a sad end to the search for a snorkeller at a popular Port Stephens diving spot, with the discovery of his body late ...
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PENALTIES HANDED DOWN TO WALLIS LAKE AND MACLEAY VALLEY

The final punishments have been handed down for two Mid North Coast football teams, caught up in a sideline incident during the finals. Both teams ...
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TAMWORTH TO HOST 2019 AUSTRALASIAN FIREFIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Firefighters from across Australia and overseas will descend on Tamworth in 2019. It follows a successful bid from locals to host the next Australasian Firefighting ...
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