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Renee Fedder is a journalist and web producer for NBN News in Newcastle. She has worked for the company for the past three years, since completing a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle.

WEATHER: A REAL SOUTHERLY CHANGE

There’s no shortage of cloud cover across the country. We’re enjoying a lovely cooling down across most of the nation, with more rain to come overnight before clearing for the weekend. As the change moves through, more showers and storms will fire up across the region tonight, clearing tomorrow. Cooler temperatures are now on the way for all as the southerly settles in. A big dangerous swell will hit the Central, Newcastle and Mid North Coasts.

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JANE GOLDSMITH RETURNS TO NEWS DESK

NBN journalist and presenter Jane Goldsmith will return to the weekend anchor chair this Saturday after taking some well earned time off, for the birth of her twins. “I’m really looking forward to returning to work – presenting the news on weekends and, from April, reporting one day a week. It’s an exciting year ahead,” said Jane. “I’ve always loved meeting the people of the Hunter and telling their stories, working alongside my wonderful colleagues at NBN”, she added. Jane, who has just clocked up 15 years with NBN News, gave birth to twin girls Lucy and Elizabeth in April. “The support from the community while our twin girls were in NICU at the John Hunter Hospital in April last year was extraordinary and the messages on NBN’s Facebook page gave us such a morale boost during those difficult days. …

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POLICE RENEW APPEAL TO FIND HUNTER TEENAGER

Police have renewed their appeal for information to find missing Hunter Valley teenager Zac Barnes. The 18-year-old was last seen on November 13th last year, when he ran into bushland on Tripp Close at Thornton. Police say he was in a distressed state at the time. Zac’s described as having a thin build with a fair complexion, short brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a large ‘Victoria Bitter’ tattoo on his right calf. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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WEATHER: RELIEF ACROSS THE REGION

Conditions are finally cooling down under a blanket of cloud that sits over the coast and eastern slopes. On the western side of the Divide the sun is out and the temperatures remain high across the North West plains. Tomorrow the cloud will increase for all and widespread rain will develop.

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TEENAGER CHARGED OVER FATAL WAMBERAL CRASH

A teenager will face court tomorrow, charged over a car crash on the Central Coast last year, which claimed the life a 17-year-old boy. Emergency services were called to the crash on Willoughby Road at Wamberal on July 17, to find a car had smashed into a power pole. A 17-year-old passenger was treated by paramedics but couldn’t be saved, while a 16-year-old boy was taken to Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition. The 17-year-old driver has now been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death/drive manner dangerous and negligent driving occasioning death.

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12PM NEWS UPDATE: JANUARY 19, 2017

Hello, Paddy Kilmurray with a news update. NSW Premier Mike Baird fought back tears as he resigned today, explaining he has “been in pain” as he deals with serious family health issues. Mr Baird announced his shock resignation on Twitter this morning, saying that it was time to hand over the reins to a new premier for the state. Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian is the immediate frontrunner for the post, after successful stints as Transport and Industrial Relations minister. NRL player Pauli Pauli is one of 10 people including 2 children injured after a multi car accident on the M1 just north of Sydney. The 22-year-old Newcastle Knight has been admitted to Gosford Hospital suffering a suspected dislocated hip following the crash. Police are investigating whether yesterday’s intense fire near Kurri Kurri was deliberately lit. The blaze has now burnt through …

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MISSING PORT STEPHENS MAN FOUND SAFE

The search for a missing Port Stephens man has ended with him being found safe and well. The 53-year-old was last seen on John Parade at Lemon Tree Passage yesterday morning, sparking a search involving police and SES volunteers in bush and along the shoreline. Just before 9pm, he was found safe at Tanilba Bay.

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KNIGHTS PROP PAULI PAULI ONE OF 10 INJURED IN COWAN CRASH

Newcastle Knights player Pauli Pauli is among 10 people injured in a horror smash at Cowan near Sydney last night. Police believe three cars – a Toyota MR2, a Subaru Liberty and a Mazda Tribute – were travelling northbound on the M1 near the Hawkesbury River Bridge when all three were involved in a crash about 10pm. The initial collision caused four more cars to lose control and crash. The 66-year-old driver of the Toyota was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital where he is in a stable condition with a chest and head injuries. The 22-year-old driver of the Subaru, believed to be Pauli, sustained hip injuries and three of his passengers were injured. A 27-year-old woman suffered a broken leg, an 18-year-old man suffered spinal injuries and a 15-year-old boy suffered a broken collarbone. A 58-year-old Gorokan woman …

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