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Woman fined $10,000 for dog abuse

BY BRIANNA BRIGGS @briggsyuno A Nowra woman has been ordered to pay more than $10,000 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after pleading guilty to two charges of animal cruelty against her Maltese cross terrier. After a complaint was made in May last year an RSPCA Inspector attended the Worrigee property. Property owner Kirsty Hite verbally abused the inspector, […]

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Say YES to being an organ donor

BY REBECCA BATES @waitingforfood1 As DonateLife week draws to a close in NSW, Australians are being asked, ‘If you’d say yes to a life-saving transplant, have you said yes to becoming an organ and tissue donor?’ At the official launch at Westmead Hospital last Monday, Minister for Health Jillian Skinner urged citizens to not only sign up […]

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Airstrike kills ISIS second in command

BY RAFAEL SANCHEZ-BAYO @bayo_sanchez Islamic State’s second in command has been killed by a US-led airstrike in northern Iraq according to Iraqi officials. The leader, known as Abu Alaa al-Afari, was killed near the city of Tal Afar The airstrike occurred near Tal Afar, where the US military were conducting airstrikes on Tuesday and Wednesday. […]