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$1.5M WORTH OF DRUGS SEIZED DURING RAIDS

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Police have seized drugs worth an estimated $1.5-million, following raids across the Central Coast and Sydney. Strike Force Bamberry was established in December last year to investigate the manufacture and distribution of illegal drugs across the region. Yesterday officers conducted several search warrants on the Coast and in Sydney, where they found a large amount of drugs. Several people were arrested, with some to face Gosford Local Court today. The operation involved Brisbane Water Police and other Northern Region officers, with assistance from the Tactical Operations Unit, Operations Support Group, Dog Unit, PolAir and Gordon Region Enforcement Squad.

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LANDMARK AGREEMENT SIGNED

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History was made on the Central Coast today, with the signing of an agreement between a major construction contractor and the Local Aboriginal Land Council. It’s hoped the partnership will boost employment opportunities for the region’s Indigenous community.  

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TRUCK ROLLS ON TOP OF WOMAN’S CAR

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A woman is lucky to be alive, after a truck rolled on top of her car in Tumbi Umbi this afternoon. The truck was unable to stop at the intersection of Tumbi Road and the Ridgeway at 12.40pm, colliding with a Toyota Yaris. A 48-year-old woman was trapped in her vehicle for half an hour before being rescued. She suffered a broken wrist and leg and was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition. Police are investigating the incident.

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LYME DISEASE: TAHLIA SMITH’S JOURNEY

Tahlia before and after Lyme disease took control of her life.

It’s an illness that affects thousands of Australians – but isn’t recognised by medical authorities. Last year, NBN News told the story of Tahlia Smith, a young woman in the fight of her life with Lyme Disease, who was desperately trying to raise funds to undergo treatment in Germany. Well, Tahlia made it – and the difference is truly remarkable. Here’s the first part of our feature about Tahlia’s journey.

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