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Natasha Emeck is a journalist with a nose for news and a passion for community storytelling based in Darwin. She is currently a political reporter for the NT News. Find her on Twitter @tashemeck.

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Shotgun rampage leaves 4 men dead

FOUR men are dead and a woman is being treated for gunshot wounds to her legs this morning after the worst mass killing in the Northern Territory in 30 years.

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Labor in crisis as Chief sacks three MLAs

THE Gunner Government has been left in a state of disarray following Chief Minister Michael Gunner’s shocking decision to sack three ministers including the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ken Vowles for voicing their criticisms about the Government.

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Street in lockdown as bloody brawl erupts

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been found dead and others injured after days of escalating unrest and fighting was brought to a head in the remote town camp of Ali Curung yesterday.

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Medical waste piling up at Darwin clinics

ANATOMICAL waste including breast, prostate and uterus tissue has been piling up in medical clinics around Darwin since RDH stopped some of their regular disposals

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Horror day on NT roads

AUTHORITIES are pleading with motorists to stay safe and avoid preventable tragedies on NT roads after the death of two people in separate crashes

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Calls for tighter leash

THE horrifying sound of her bones crunching between the jaws of the dog that mauled Palmerston painter Diana Thompson still haunts her

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Never again: livid mum rips hospital

AN ANGRY mum has vowed to never go to Palmerston Regional Hospital again after staff sent her injured threeyear-old daughter home with a gaping head wound

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Darwin’s private school war

DARWIN’S two leading private schools are locked in battle to enrol the city’s brightest students and best teachers.

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Fishos’ tinny trip terror

A MONSTER wave flipped and almost destroyed a tinny off the Darwin coast on Sunday, leaving three overboard fishos stranded in crocodile-infested waters for more than two hours

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Confusion most fowl as hen bends gender

A CHOOK which will be exhibited at the Darwin Show — we’ve dubbed her Caitlyn Hen-ner — and lives in Fannie Bay near Dick Ward Drive, seems to be changing into a rooster. No yolk!

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Green candidate sorry for ‘racist’ Price meme

A TERRITORY Greens candidate running in the federal election has apologised for sharing a “racist” Facebook meme that pokes fun at CLP candidate Jacinta Price for being a “coconut”

"Knifed victim lucky to be alive"

AN ATHERTON teen who was stabbed in the chest by a home intruder last week is expected to make a full recovery.

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"Farmer angry at scam trading on reputation"

BERRY CONCERNED: Scammers are duping consumers by passing off their own fruit as local Tablelands produce. Dishonest vendors selling fruit out of their cars and on streets across Far North Queensland have been using the name of a prominent Tablelands producer, Shaylee Strawberries, to sell their strawberries.

"No dam rain!"

CYCLONE Debbie barely gave the Tablelands a sprinkle when it was in the region, veering south with its destructive winds, drenching prize growing areas from the Burdekin to Mackay and causing widespread flooding as far south as northern NSW. Tablelands growers had hoped for more rain to fill Tinaroo Falls Dam before the wet season wound down.

"Buy local milk"

TABLELANDS dairy farmers have called on Far North Queenslanders to buy local milk and help save the struggling industry.

"Energy hub a blow to locals"

RESIDENTS living near the proposed Kaban wind farm are up in arms about a new upsized proposal from the Frenchbased developer Neoen.

"VP Day honours diggers"

VICTORY in the Pacific may have been declared 72 years ago but for many veterans, World War II remains fresh in their minds.

"Dawson blitzes enduro"

MOUNTAIN bike stars kicked up clouds of dust along the bone-dry trails of Mount Baldy over the weekend in a battle to claim the title of King of the Mountain.

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