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Wind-damaged tree not replaced by council

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:00
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DNA links ex-cop to cold cases

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:42
2018-04-25t195831z_1984230474_rc1f2ca45000_rtrmadp_3_california-goldenstatekiller.jpg Joseph James DeAngelo. Photo: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department via Reuters A former police officer has been arrested and charged in four murders authorities attributed to the Golden State Killer, a serial criminal suspected of dozens of rapes and slayings that terrorized parts of California during the 1970s and 1980s.
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Double jackpot: Lotto player wins on two tickets

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:10
An Auckland man won $333,333 on two Lotto tickets. Photo: NZ Herald An Auckland man has hit the double jackpot after winning Lotto's first division twice in the same week, collecting a cool $666,666 in prize money.
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Squire to play tests against France: Hansen

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:57
Liam Squire. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has stepped into the Liam Squire injury confusion declaring the power-packed loose forward is available for the series against France in June.
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Rape case dropped against Simmons

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:28
Def Jam founder Russel Simmons. Photo: Getty Images Hip hop producer Russell Simmons and an aspiring documentary filmmaker have agreed to dismiss her civil lawsuit claiming that Simmons raped her at his Los Angeles home in 2016, court documents filed on Wednesday showed.
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Facebook won't testify at social media hearing

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:20
Photo: Reuters Facebook Inc says it has declined an invitation to testify at a US House of Representatives hearing Thursday on filtering practices by social media companies, a company spokesman confirmed.
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Artist photographs peninsula pet owners

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:54
Each pet and owner poses for 15 minutes in front of "very kitsch, very cheesy" 1960s landscape murals. Photo: Justin Spiers via RNZ A temporary photo studio in the Broad Bay community hall is capturing the "little intimacies" between local pets and their owners.
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Macron challenges Trump in Congress speech

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:45
2018-04-25t155454z_225187982_rc1600fe94a0_rtrmadp_3_usa-france.jpg Emmanuel Macron repeatedly criticised Donald Trump's isolationist principles in a speech to a joint meeting of Congress, an honour given to a small number of visiting foreign leaders. Photo: Reuters A day after flaunting his friendship with Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron has forcefully challenged many of the US leaders policies.
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Reading Recovery failing our kids - expert

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:22
reading_thing.jpg 5-year-old Ante Fletcher reads a book with his mother Rebecca Fletcher at home. Photo: NZ Herald Teachers are being warned not to rely on Reading Recovery for struggling young readers because it probably doesn't work, a new report says.
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Daredevil Johnny Danger's most memorable moments

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:01
Johnny Bennett, aka Johnny Danger, with his Harley Davidson in April. Photo: Facebook Stuntman and entertainer Johnny Bennett, aka Johnny Danger, who died in an Anzac Day motorcycle accident, has left behind of legacy of his daredevil acts.
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Damn. Kendrick Lamar coming to Dunedin

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:00
kendrick_lamar_performs_photo_reuters_56e8924ed8.JPG Rap artist and songwriter Kendrick Lamar is coming to perform in Dunedin in July. Photo: Reuters Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar is coming to perform in Dunedin this year.
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Police training shifted to Auckland

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:51
The recruits are a trial wing being run from Tamaki Makarau in a bid to bolster police numbers in Auckland. Photo: ODT files A new wing of police recruits will start their training on Monday - but they will be doing things a bit differently than usual.
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Real take crucial lead in away leg

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:45
Sergio Ramos climbs on goal scorer Marcelo, as Isco also joins in on the celebrations of Real Madrid's first goal. Photo: Getty Images Holders Real Madrid came from a goal down to snatch a precious 2-1 victory at Bayern Munich and carry a considerable advantage into their Champions League semifinal second leg.
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Life for gory murder of journalist

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:44
Peter Madsen was detained in August last year when he emerged from his submarine without Kim Wall, who was researching a piece on him. Photo: Reuters Danish inventor Peter Madsen was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering, sexually mutilating and dismembering a Swedish female journalist with premeditation aboard his home-made submarine in Copenhagen harbour in 2017.
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Bureaucratic nightmare: building costs being 'inflated'

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:35
A fire design on a small warehouse in 2013 that might have cost $1200 to $1500 was now costing at least $4000, and up to $20,000, he said. Fire engineers are accusing councils of making illegal demands on them that are inflating building costs by thousands of dollars.
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Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss World Cup

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:27
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is stretchered off the field in yesterday's Champions League match against AS Roma. Photo: Getty Images England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the World Cup in Russia after sustaining knee ligament damage while playing for Liverpool against AS Roma in the Champions League.
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Tennis faces 'very significant' integrity problem

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:16
Tennis faces "very significant" integrity problems caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding with one investigator describing it as a "tsunami" at its lower levels.
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Warriors sweat on Luke scan

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:03
The Warriors could possibly be without Issac Luke for the next six weeks. Photo: Getty Images The Warriors face a nervous wait on scans with hooker Issac Luke facing up to six weeks on the sidelines with a knee injury suffered in last night's 50-10 NRL Anzac Day defeat to Melbourne.
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Warriors blown away in Melbourne

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 07:53
warriors_v_storm.jpg Warriors players react during their drubbing from Melbourne. Photo: Getty Images The Warriors went searching for glory but received a rude awakening in their Anzac day NRL defeat to Melbourne tonight.
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Rich colours of autumn

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 05:05
It must be autumn - the first of your photographs of the spectacular colours now unfurling across Otago have arrived in the What's With That office.
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