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Lucy Cormack

Lucy Cormack is a Herald reporter.

Rugby critics 'shallow and misguided': Scots College principal

Lucy Cormack The Scots College principal rejects suggestions that the private school's all-conquering 1st XV rugby team poses a threat to the safety of schoolboy competitors.

Love for cars ends in tragedy

Philip Vassallo

Eamonn Duff, Nick Ralston, Lucy Cormack As a teenage boy growing up in suburban Sydney, Philip Vassallo lived for his mates and his prized car - a light-blue refurbished Datsun ute.

Debt fears a heavy burden

Lucy Cormack It is a perception that frustrates Tamara Mobbs - that veterinarians earn a lot of money.

Teen dies in Penrith car crash

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Lucy Cormack A teenager has died after a two-car collision in Sydney's west on Friday night.

Taxi on fire in Sydney CBD

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Lucy Cormack A taxi catches fire on the corner of Kent and Margaret streets in Sydney's CBD. Vision: Darren Burden

NSW MP Adam Marshall caught drink-driving

Adam Marshall: has been caught drink-driving, the state's deputy premier says.

Lucy Cormack "I thought I was okay to drive, I wasn’t. I drank and drove, I was a bloody idiot.”

Night of sport brings fans together

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Lucy Cormack Amid State of Origin and Australia's second match of the FIFA World Cup it was a long night for many sports fans, taking them well into the early hours.

Free ferry travel this long weekend

Lucy Cormack Ferry workers in Sydney will ditch their uniforms and stop selling tickets - meaning the whole long weekend commuters will ride free.

Eddie Obeid doesn't 'give a damn'

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Lucy Cormack Eddie Obeid says he is a "victim of witch hunt," fronting the media outside his home after the Independent Commission Against Corruption found that he had acted corruptly.

Stuntman Daz Fellows confident jet-powered street luge can propel him past land speed record

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Lucy Cormack For many, lying flat and hurtling at high speed sounds like a terrifying experience but, for Daz Fellows, it is an experience worth mastering to gain a Guinness world record.

Speed gun shows cars crawl in Sydney's CBD


Lucy Cormack With a new 40km/h speed limit set to hit a section of Sydney's CBD, Fairfax Media took to the city's busy roads to sample just how fast drivers are able to travel.

Reshaping the west: Job crisis sees big commute

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Melinda Leyshon with her daughter Olivia and dog Milly
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Photographs Ben Rushton
April 3 2014

Matt Wade and Lucy Cormack Western Sydney has been adding jobs at just a third of the rate of the rest of the city, increasing the pressure on workers to travel out of the region.

Prank robberies: teens' viral video draws negative comments, police warning

ATM prank robbery

Lucy Cormack It was supposed to be a mixture of social experiment and prank, filmed in the Sydney CBD for the YouTube generation.

Scientists tell NSW government fishing ban in marine parks must be reinstated

Peter Hannam and Lucy Cormack More than 200 marine scientists have called on the NSW government to reinstate a ban on recreational fishing in coastal waters with high conservation values.

Lucy Cormack's favourite Sydney Opera House moment

Lucy Cormack as a 4 year old.

Lucy Cormack Dressed in my very best OshKosh B'gosh dress, as a bright eyed four-year-old I marched proudly up the mountainous Opera House steps.

Christmas food worth $10,000 lost in Paddington power outage

Paddington Fresh Foods

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Lucy Cormack Ausgrid emergency workers are aiming to restore power to 1500 homes and businesses in parts of Paddington and Woollahra.

Racing away from cancer to the finish line for good cause

Jason Brady.

Lucy Cormack Three years ago running a 14-kilometre race through Sydney was the furthest thing from Jason Brady's mind.

Right running moves could save sweating the hard slog uphill

Paige Batta.

Lucy Cormack When Jack and Jill went up the hill they were doing more than just fetching a pail. They were probably reducing their speed, contracting their muscles and increasing their oxygen consumption.