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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.

Sexual assault on Penrith train: police call on passengers to come forward

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Saffron Howden Four train passengers may be able to help police investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 21-year-old woman.

Five-car crash blocks M4 near Penrith

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All westbound lanes of the M4 were reopened just before 8pm following two earlier accidents near Penrith, but the traffic problems shifted north following another accident on the former F3 at Mt...

Penrith may build $500m sport stadium

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Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Penrith could become the home of a $500 million redevelopment which would include the construction of a new roofed stadium on the land currently occupied by Sportingbet Stadium and the adjoining...

Stuart Ayres' seat of Penrith wanted by former MP Jackie Kelly

Sean Nicholls Former federal Liberal MP Jackie Kelly has launched a surprise challenge to one of the O'Farrell government's rising stars, Stuart Ayres, seeking preselection in his state seat of Penrith.

Homosexuality is no longer an abomination, says Penrith Christian School

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Josephine Tovey The pentecostal Christian school chosen by Tony Abbott as the site of his education policy launch has decided to review its policy declaring homosexuality an abomination just hours after the...

Teenager suffers fractured skull after Penrith assault

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Rachel Olding A second teenager was in a coma on Sunday after his skull was fractured in another one-punch attack on Sydney’s streets.

Man held at airport over Penrith brawl

Anne Tarasov A 22-year-old man was arrested at Sydney Airport today over a brawl at a Penrith shopping centre last month.

Hello, Penrith, you're now centre of their universe

Liberals see next month's byelection as a great chance to snare a long-held Labor seat, writes Sean Nicholls.

Premier missing in Penrith race

Heath Aston STATE Liberal candidate for Penrith Stuart Ayres has been gifted an early free kick by Labor in his bid for byelection victory.

Man accused of injuring nine-month-old boy in western Sydney refused bail

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Georgina Mitchell A man accused of causing serious injury to a nine-month-old boy at a house in western Sydney has been formally refused bail after a brief appearance at Parramatta court on Saturday afternoon.

Love for cars ends in tragedy

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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.

Two hurt in Seven Hills car crash

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Inga Ting Two young passengers of a car that crashed into a wall at Seven Hills overnight have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

Westfield effect: malls reshape city

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Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, shopping malls have a much bigger influence on how people spend their days in Sydney.

The shopping malls that shape Sydney

Keeping the wheels spinning ... the shopping mall, Bondi Junction.

Matt Wade Forget the harbour and the beaches, its shopping malls that shape daily life in Sydney.

God in the classroom – no thanks

The debate over the role of religion in Australia's public schools was ignited earlier this month after a Queensland father successfully challenged federal funding for the National Schools Chaplaincy scheme.

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The cost of doing leisure this school holidays

School holiday fun for kids Pic of 10 year old Robyn Pakell skydiving
 at iFLY Downunder in Penrith, Sydney Saturday the 5th of July 2014 Sun 
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Patrick Begley Digital SLR photography workshops in the shipyards of Cockatoo Island. Hip hop classes at the Sydney Dance Company. "Indoor sky-diving" in a giant glass tube at Penrith.

New 'super' ambulance stations for Sydney

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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...

Teenager Jed Coates shot dead at Colyton in Sydney's west

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Megan Levy, Emma Partridge A teenager has died in hospital after being shot in a western Sydney street.