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Man, 58, stabbed by teen in Maroubra robbery

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Amy Corderoy A teenager has allegedly stabbed a man multiple times during a robbery in Maroubra yesterday, police say.

Randwick Council proposes $68m changes to light rail project

The first day of the Light Rail extension from Lilyfield to Dulwich Hill...morning commuters.Barry O'Farrell at Hawthorne station, Leichardt
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March 27 2014

Leesha McKenny Randwick City Council has put forward a $68 million funding package in its bid to force significant changes to the state government's tram line from Circular Quay to the eastern suburbs.

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Thai tourist drowns at Maroubra

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A Thai man has drowned at a beach in Sydney's east.

Ten charged after drugs and weapons seized during police raids across Sydney

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Anne Tarasov Police have seized more than a 50 kilograms of drugs, six firearms and more than $100,000 during a series of raids on the properties of alleged organised crime figures across Sydney.

Brad Hazzard expected to reveal high-rise plans for North West Rail Link

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Leesha McKenny The state government is turning west to realise its ambition for high-rise development near transport hubs, amid speculation it will scale back its plans for Sydney's eastern suburbs.

The endless summer? We have some bad news as surf fades away

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Damien Murphy, Amanda Hoh Every surfer who pulled up at a beach to check the waves has known the universal disappointment that goes with being told ''you should have been here yesterday''.

Property: No pennies from heaven, just a mere $172,000 over reserve

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Stephen Nicholls A two-year search for South Coogee couple Daniel and Talya Lavner's first home ended on Saturday when they paid $1,172,000 - $172,000 over the reserve - for a three-bedroom home in Maroubra.

Michael Williamson taken into custody

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Kate McClymont Former Health Services Union boss was determined his own five children would never suffer financial hardship.

Barry O'Farrell 'dropped in' on meeting attended by Nick Di Girolamo and Chris Hartcher

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell, Mayor of Ipswich, Councilor Paul Pisasale (C) and President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce Nick Di Girolamo

Sean Nicholls Premier Barry O'Farrell has been forced to admit he "dropped in" on a meeting attended by Liberal identity Nick Di Girolamo and former resources minister Chris Hartcher, whose relationship is being...

Woman's body found on Tamarama Beach

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Amanda Hoh A woman's body has washed up on Tamarama Beach in Sydney's east.

All roads lead to city centre but bus use in Sydney rises fastest in outer suburbs

Jacob Saulwick The growing concentration of jobs in central Sydney does not mean that new transport initiatives should be funnelled into the middle of town.

Justin Hemmes hotel robber a 'gofer', court hears

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Louise Hall A man involved in a string of robberies around Sydney, including one in which a gun was held to the head of Sydney bar owner Justin Hemmes, was not the "architect" of the crimes but more of a...

Justin Hemmes hotel robber jailed for seven years

Paul Bibby A man who took part in a spate of armed robberies across inner Sydney, including one in which a gun was held to the head of Sydney bar owner Justin Hemmes, has been sentenced to at least seven years...

Michael Williamson to be sentenced in March over HSU fraud

Kate McClymont Disgraced former president of the Labor Party Michael Williamson will be able to spend Christmas with the family at his Lake Macquarie beach house after his sentence hearing was put over until March...

Woman stabbed to death at Sydney apartment block

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Megan Levy A 29-year-old woman has died in hospital after being stabbed at an apartment block in Sydney's south-east.

Rapid expansion: bus stops cut in plan for quicker system

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Jacob Saulwick More buses on major routes across Sydney will stop at fewer places, in an attempt to improve travel times.

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Cyclist in coma after collision with truck

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Amanda Hoh A cyclist is in a critical condition after a collision with a small truck in Sydney's east.

Ayman Ksebe drowning: brother's desperate attempt to save sibling as five-year-old ripped from his grasp

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Emma Partridge Kindergarten student Ayman Ksebe only escaped his family's eyes for a few seconds. But it was just enough time for the five-year-old to dart across the sand and into the water where he could not swim.

Land releases on Sydney's fringe spark fears of urban sprawl

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Leesha McKenny The state government's land releases last year were concentrated on Sydney's fringe, prompting warnings from planners that it needs to encourage development in built-up areas or risk urban sprawl.

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