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Colonel Reeves Stakes: State Solicitor shows class to earn miracle win

Boom sprinter State Solicitor scored a miraculous victory in today’s Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes (1100m) to stamp his claims as WA’s best Winterbottom Stakes contender. The raging $1.40 favourite was in trouble when held up badly for clear running on the inside rail early in the straight. However, champion jockey William Pike found a narrow gap passing the 150m ...

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Perth teen in critical condition after being hit with crowbar at Yokine shopping centre

A boy is in a critical condition in a Perth hospital after a crowbar attack at a Yokine shopping centre. A 15-year-old boy is being treated in the emergency department of Royal Perth Hospital after being attacked with a crowbar at a shopping centre. The teenager, whose condition is described as critical, suffered serious head wounds at the Flinders Square ...

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Fyfe flies

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International Rules: Nat Fyfe stars in Subiaco Oval farewell as Aussies secure series

Australia overcame a 16-point deficit and the sending off of Joel Selwood to win the International Rules series with a thrilling three-point triumph in the second Test at Domain Stadium. Brisbane star Dayne Zorko won the game for the AFL all-star team with a stunning left-footed over in the final minute. The Aussies followed last Sunday’s 63-53 win at Adelaide ...

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Saturday Lotto: WA player scores $1.3 million win

lotto draw lotto balls It’s been pouring down around various parts of the state but for one lucky West Aussie it’s raining only Lotto joy – all $1.36 million of it. The Saturday Lotto player was one of three around the country with the six winning numbers of 40, 26, 42, 28, 19 and 6. Their ticket, bought in Maylands, ...

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Selwood's hit

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Wolf Creek star accused of sexual assault

Actor John Jarratt has “emphatically” denied allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in the 1970s. Wolf Creek actor John Jarratt has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Sydney’s east in the 1970s but he “emphatically” denies the claim. “Police are investigating an allegation of a historic sexual assault on Sydney’s eastern beaches,” a NSW Police spokeswoman said in ...

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New South Wales woman films epic kangaroo boxing match in her garden

A woman woke to find two roos locked in battle on her front lawn. Video: Jukin Media This may be Australia but this scene is far from your usual morning wake-up. A New South Wales woman woke to find two kangaroos locked in a sparring session in her front yard. The woman, from Crescent Head, is heard gasping as she ...

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CCC to come out of the shadows for transparency

It has long argued it needs “to go into the shadows” to expose wrongdoing, but now the Corruption and Crime Commission is having the spotlight turned on it in the name of transparency. State Parliament’s powerful joint standing committee overseeing the CCC says its wants the secretive integrity agency to adopt better performance targets, describing current measurements as “opaque” and ...

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