‘Double a murder sentence’: Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott’s bid for freedom

The notorious bank robber and prison escapee dubbed the ‘Postcard Bandit’ is appealing his jail sentence that could mean he’ll be behind bars until 2033.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/double-a-murder-sentence-postcard-bandit-brenden-abbott-s-bid-for-freedom-20190218-p50yni.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Swan Lake gets dark Irish makeover at Perth Festival

We were confronted by unsettling images and animalistic sounds. Swan Lake/Loch na hEala was definitely not going to be like the infamous classical ballet.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/swan-lake-gets-dark-irish-makeover-at-perth-festival-20190217-p50yem.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Man who found dead body in Mandurah shed thought he was asleep

Homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was discovered inside a rear shed at a Mandurah property on Friday. 

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/man-who-found-dead-body-in-mandurah-shed-thought-he-was-asleep-20190216-p50yam.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Woman charged over Welshpool crash that killed beloved son and brother

Jordan Thorsager, 24, was killed after a Ford Falcon hit him on Leach Highway, Welshpool, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/woman-charged-over-welshpool-crash-that-killed-beloved-son-and-brother-20190215-p50y73.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Jordan was out for a late night bike ride when his life was cut short

The family of an innocent young motorcyclist who died after being struck allegedly by a driver who was trying to evade police have described their son and brother as “full of love” and the best brother possible.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/jordan-was-out-for-a-late-night-bike-ride-when-his-life-was-cut-short-20190214-p50xxg.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Perth family search for strangers who stopped to help in medical emergency

Becky and Dan Fantasia told 9 News Perth’s Michael Stamp they were on a night drive with their son Harlan, who has epilepsy, when he began to experience a seizure.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-family-search-for-strangers-who-stopped-to-help-in-medical-emergency-20190213-p50xmi.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Perth Fringe show cancelled over ‘absolutely impossible’ noise restrictions

“Every possible measure within our control and ability has been taken, and despite overcoming every other obstacle … there are no options available.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/perth-fringe-show-cancelled-over-absolutely-impossible-noise-restrictions-20190212-p50xdc.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Live exporter opens doors to media to gain public’s trust

Emanuel Exports has invited media onto its ships to show things have changed but activists aren’t convinced.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/live-exporter-opens-doors-to-media-to-gain-public-s-trust-20190211-p50x3e.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Teenage girl fights for life after boat overturns in Swan River race

A 16-year-old girl is fighting for her life after an accident during a speed boat race on the Swan River near Burswood on Sunday.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/teenage-girl-fights-for-life-after-boat-overturns-in-swan-river-race-20190210-p50ww4.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

One dead, two injured in fatal crash in WA’s South West

Major crash Investigators are seeking information about a crash in Pemberton that left one dead and two in hospital.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/one-dead-two-injured-in-fatal-crash-in-wa-s-south-west-20190209-p50wqg.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia