Cyclone warning cancelled for the Kimberley as TC Wallace looms off the coast

A cyclone warning has been cancelled for parts of the Kimberley as category one Tropical Cyclone Wallace looms off the north-west coast.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/cyclone-warning-for-the-kimberley-as-tc-wallace-looms-off-the-coast-20190406-p51bh9.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Failed generator added to Fiona Stanley Hospital blackout woes

Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed to Parliament that a back-up power generator at Fiona Stanley Hospital wen’t offline just 20 minutes after being switched on.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/broken-generator-added-to-fiona-stanley-hospital-blackout-woes-20190405-p51b5c.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Missing Cape Peron kayaker identified as father, Steve Angel

A 59-year-old man from Dwellingup is believed to be the kayaker missing off Cape Peron since Wednesday morning. 

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/missing-kayaker-identified-as-father-stephen-angel-20190404-p51ar7.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘Golf ball-sized’ hail hits north-east of Perth during morning thunderstorm

Three-centimetre hail stones are predicted to fall in Perth’s foothills on Wednesday morning as a thunderstorm passes through.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/golf-ball-sized-hail-hits-north-east-of-perth-during-morning-thunderstorm-20190403-p51aah.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Key Eagles ready for recall as Collingwood looms

West Coast premiership defender Will Schofield is staking claims for recall into Saturday’s highly anticipated grand final rematch with Collingwood at the MCG.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/key-eagles-ready-for-recall-as-collingwood-looms-20190402-p519xi.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Pocket of 50 homes in Mount Lawley revealed as Perth’s most socially advantaged

A pocket of 50 homes in Mount Lawley has been revealed as the most socially advantaged in WA, according to new data which shows the disparities between the haves and the have nots.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/pocket-of-50-homes-in-mount-lawley-revealed-as-perth-s-most-socially-advantaged-20190313-p513vs.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Fire threat downgraded as crews bring Canning blaze under control

A bushfire advice warning remains in place for people living in parts of Ferndale and Lynwood in the City of Canning.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/fire-threat-downgraded-as-crews-bring-canning-blaze-under-control-20190330-p5197j.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

‘We need young voices’: Why Freo Press has launched a $20,000 writing prize

Many industries choose younger employees at the expense of more experienced ones, but in one sector, WA ‘jobs’ are actually going to older people.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/we-need-young-voices-why-freo-press-has-launched-a-20-000-writing-prize-20190325-p517fe.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

How a lone DFES worker raced to save 100 locals as two bushfires closed in

“I told them windows up, air vents closed and they weren’t to stop for anything. Not anything.”

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/how-a-lone-dfes-worker-raced-to-save-100-locals-as-two-bushfires-closed-in-20190328-p518oz.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia

Hopman Cup canned, expected to be replaced with men’s only event

Hopman Cup has been scrapped after 31 years as Perth’s iconic tennis event.

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https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/hopman-cup-canned-expected-to-be-replaced-with-men-s-only-event-20190328-p518dz.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national_western-australia