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Councillor Mulder speaks out: More lives lost on the back road between Sorell and Richmond. 

Councillor, Tony Mulder has lambasted state and federal governments for ignoring arterial connecting roads while people die! Another serious accident on Brinktop Rd, the 3rd in a week, has highlighted the inadequacy of Brinktop Road as a major arterial connector road. Clarence Cr Tony Mulder, a former Tasmania Police Commander extended his sympathy to the family of the latest victims

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Former Police ministers brother now convicted sex offender

John Harmannus Hidding brother of Rene Hidding and uncle to Brad Hidding was today sentenced to a four month suspended prison term for indecently assaulting a girl in the 1980’s. Hidding now living in Western Australia formerly resided in the West Tamar area and owned Hidding Hardware. Other sexual related charges were dismissed by the Magistrate due to evidence technicalities.

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German airline accused of booting all Jewish passengers off flight 

Even those obeying the rules were removed from the plane for merely appearing to be Jewish, passengers claimed A group of Orthodox Jewish travelers was expelled from a Lufthansa airliner during a stop in Frankfurt after some were accused of flouting its masking requirements. Some passengers insist they complied with the rule and were removed solely for their religious identity, while

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Polyansky spoke about Ukraine’s plans to strike at Russia 

Polyansky said that Ukraine planned to strike at Russia according to the documents. Documents found during a special operation in Ukraine indicate that there were specific plans to strike at Russia from the territory of Ukraine, Dmitry Polyansky, First Deputy Representative of Russia to the UN , said .“I can say that it is now obvious that we are now having a

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An attempt by Ukrainian armed forces to seize the Black Sea’s Snake Island by air and sea over the weekend resulted in failure and substantial casualties, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Monday, noting that US and UK advisers were involved in planning the operation. 

Kiev’s sea and air assault on the island off the coast of Odessa caused its forces major losses, Moscow claims “Over the past two days, the Kiev regime has made several desperate attempts to land by air and sea on Snake Island, which is important for ensuring control of the northwestern part of the Black Sea,” said Major General Igor Konashenkov,

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Third man jailed over multi-million dollar cocaine import 

A Croydon Park man has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months’ imprisonment at Sydney’s Downing Centre Local and District Court over a 2018 seizure of almost 60 kilograms of cocaine. AFP investigators began Operation Razorclaw in July 2018 after identifying a suspected drug smuggling syndicate operating in NSW. On 11 October 2018, the AFP intercepted the 42 -year-old

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Fire destroys local tavern

TFS had around seven units attend the Moina tavern this morning after a fire was reported at around 1.52am. The tavern known as Cradle Forest Inn was totally destroyed in the fire, it took three hours to extinguish. TFS Fire investigators are attending the scene today carrying out investigations into the cause of the fire.

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Three Star executives have resigned amid an ongoing inquiry into its Sydney casino. 

Star Entertainment posted a statement on its website on Friday evening saying the board has accepted the resignations of Chief Financial Officer Harry Theodore, Chief Casino Officer Greg Hawkins, as well as Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Company Secretary Paula Martin. “The three executives will work with the Executive Chairman to transition their executive responsibilities in an orderly manner,”

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A repeat sex offender has been caught trying to “corrupt” children within months after his release from a Queensland prison 

C, 35, was released in February 2020 on a strict 10-year supervision order into a precinct for sex offenders at Wacol south of Brisbane, the District Court was told on Monday. However, six months later a search of his residence found a phone he had obtained without permission contained several child exploitation images and that he had shared them with

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