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WHEELY GOOD TIME

A Sydney couple has put the wheels of fundraising in motion on a lengthy round trip from Melbourne to Murwillumbah. Driving a luxury car that’s almost a century old, they’ve raised thousands of dollars for breast cancer.

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STROKE RESEARCH

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Australia. But the number of people who die after a blood clot in the brain, could be greatly decreased if studies at the Hunter Medical Research Institute prove successful.

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SAW MILL EMERGENCY

A traffic, rail and air exclusion zone was put in place near Dungog today, after the contents of a saw mill caught alight and threatened to explode. The fire was the second in six days at Boral Timber’s Maxwells Creek plant.

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ROAD-RAGE VICTIM BASHED WITH IRON BAR

Police have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed a road-rage incident at Moonee north of Coffs Harbour, at around nine o’clock this morning. A motorist was bashed with an iron bar when he was pulled over by a man driving a dark blue Ford station wagon. The victim sustained numerous injuries including several broken bones and cuts. Anyone with information is urged to contact Coffs Harbour police.

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CRASH INVESTIGATORS ARRIVE

Crash investigators have arrived at the scene of a light-plane crash which killed three people, east of Tamworth. Authorities today finally retrieved the bodies of those onboard, which included a seven-year-old boy. Their efforts hampered by poor weather and rugged terrain.

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BREAST CANCER FUND-RAISER

Breast cancer remains the biggest cause of cancer-related deaths in Australian women. In an effort to increase awareness of the disease and the McGrath Foundation, a Melbourne couple has undertaken a fund-raising drive with a difference.

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