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Police have not ruled out abduction as missing boy's chance of survival diminishes

Louise Hall, Ben Cooper, Kate Dwyer Police have not ruled out abduction as the desperate search for a three-year-old boy missing on the state's mid north coast since Friday morning failed to turn up any clues.

Hundreds search for boy dressed as Spider Man

Searchers have spent the night combing bushland at 
Kendall for William Tyrell, aged three, who was last seen about 10.30am 
yesterday (Friday 12 September) in the front yard of his home on Benaroon 
Drive. Photo: Supplied by Police 
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Patrick Begley Hundreds of people are searching for a three-year-old boy last seen wearing a Spider-Man suit before he disappeared on NSW's mid-north coast.

Search continues for missing boy last seen in Spider-Man suit

Missing: William Tyrell.

More than 200 people were searching for a three-year-old boy on Saturday last seen wearing a Spider-Man suit before he disappeared on NSW's mid-north coast.

Boy wearing Spider-Man suit missing in Kendall on NSW mid north coast

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Megan Levy A three-year-old boy wearing a Spiderman suit has gone missing from his home on the NSW mid north coast.

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Lucy Cormack Sydney awoke under a thick blanket of fog on Saturday morning.

Tolls on western Sydney motorists likely to fund roads in inner west and north

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Jacob Saulwick Motorists across western Sydney will likely be paying tolls for extra decades to help pay for new motorways through Sydney’s inner suburbs and north.

Energy giant AGL let off prosecution

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Natalie O'Brien Energy giant AGL has been found to have breached the licence for its Rosalind gas plant in south-west Sydney multiple times but has escaped prosecution.

Dangerous faults on Sydney's buses

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Jacob Saulwick After a spate of serious crashes, investigations by police and transport officials are starting to identify widespread faults in buses run by private operators in western Sydney.

Health complaints watchdog to be reviewed

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Eamonn Duff Health Care Complaints Commission to be overhauled and improved, says government.

Young women missing from local councils

Leesha McKenny In her early days in the top job – and her second term as a councillor – Camden’s youngest ever female mayor was still mistaken at meetings for the minute taker.

Calls for more train stations to Badgerys Creek airport

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Leesha McKenny The Badgerys Creek plan is one station short, compared with those earmarked in the draft western Sydney employment lands strategy.

Women councillors say bullying is rife in local government

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Leesha McKenny and Anna Patty New data from the most recent local government elections show councillors are still overwhelmingly old and male.

Water treatment plant failed, despite deluge planning

Peter Hannam, Rachel Olding The water treatment plant that failed after Monday's deluge, prompting Sydney Water to appeal to about 250,000 households to cut back on water use, was examined for just such an event last year.

'That's pretty much the worst thing you want to hear': how pilot Paul helped plane in distress

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Megan Levy They are perhaps the last words a pilot wants to hear crackling over an aircraft's radio: "Help! Can someone help me?" In fact, Sydney pilot Paul Reynolds thought for a split second that someone may...

Senior public servants sacked without explanation

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Leesha McKenny Liverpool has become the ninth NSW council to sack its most senior public servant since the local government elections less than two years ago.

The daily exodus from western Sydney

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Matt Wade The dearth of jobs in greater western Sydney is causing huge commutes and limiting women's participation in the workforce.

NSW budget: Government proposes M9 Outer Sydney Orbital roadway

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Megan Levy The State Government is set to announce $4.6 million in Tuesday's state budget to investigate options for a new outer orbital motorway which could be built west of the city and provide a direct link...

Labor MP's plan for new city to rival Parramatta derided as 'stupid idea'

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Nicole Hasham A gleaming new metropolis to rival Parramatta would be built from scratch in south-west Sydney under a radical plan by federal Labor MP Ed Husic to relieve transport gridlock.

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NSW Liberals' right wing outraged at Baird, Berejiklian deal

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Sean Nicholls A deal struck between Mike Baird and Gladys Berejiklian to become leader and deputy leader of the NSW Liberals is threatening to spark a factional brawl by outraging the party's right wing, which is...