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The Northern Territory news Wed 20 Jun 2012



The Northern Territory news Wed 20 Jun 2012

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

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www.ntnews.com.au Wednesday, June 20, 2012. NT NEWS. 15 P U B : NTNE-WS-DA-TE:20-JGE:15 CO-LO-R: C-M Y-K WOOLWORTHS LIQUOR SUPPORTS THE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL. On sale from Wednesday 20th June, 2012 until Tuesday 26th June, 2012 unless sold out earlier. Savings based on our Darwin metropolitan sell price. Advertised savings may vary in some stores, as some products may already be priced below the metropolitan sell price. Limits per customer may apply, trade not supplied. Woolworths liquor stores are closed on Sunday. Specials may not be available in all storesor at Woolworths Liquor Gove, Alice Springs or Katherine. To locate your nearest Woolworths Liquor store call 1300 767 969 or SMS the suburb/postcode or state on 0427 078 949. You may also visit www. woolworths.com.au. Multibuys apply for the purchase quantity advertised. *Save 30% o the shelf price, calculated at the register, when 6 or more bottles of any red wine are purchased in one transaction from Woolworths Liquor. ^Save 25% o the shelf price, calculated at the register, when 6 or more bottles of any red wine are purchased in one transaction from Woolworths Liquor. Limited time only. Excludes Fortied Wines over 1.5 Litre, all Sparkling, Sparkling Red, White Wine, all Ports, Casks, Coolers and wine based spirits. Wine oer not available at Woolworths Liquor Gove, Katherine or Alice Springs. LP180612NT3A 30%OFF RED WINE * For REGISTERED Everyday Rewards cardholders when you buy 6 or more bottles NOT REGISTERED? 25%OFF when you buy 6 or more bottles OR register today at everydayrewards.com.au RED WINE^GET 4999 ea Coopers Sparkling Ale 24 x 375ml or Heineken Lager 24 x 330ml Jack Daniels & Cola Cans 4 x 375ml or Jack Daniels & Cola Bottles 4 x 340ml $32 2 FOR 998 SAVE 8932 4474 Like us on Facebook 1 0 7 4 9 0 7 ntnews.com.aul l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l NATION Exs best mate run over Driver facing charges over road death SYDNEY: A man has been granted bail after he was charged with manslaughter for running down his exgirlfriends best friend in a car in the Blue Mountains. Police said a 34-year-old man died when he was allegedly hit by a car outside his former girlfriends house on Hay Street, Bullaburra, in the NSW Blue Mountains, about 4pm yesterday. The driver of the vehicle 33-year-old Kieran OConnor was taken to Katoomba Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing before being taken to Katoomba police station. The Hazelbrook man was later charged with manslaughter and negligent driving occasioning death. The drivers ex-girlfriend Lauren, who asked for her surname not to be published, said the dead man was her best friend who was trying to protect her and her three children when he died. He was my best friend and hes one of the bravest and heroic individuals Ive ever met in my entire life, Lauren said yesterday morning. He came over to protect me. She denied reports she and the two men were embroiled in a love triangle. Thats totally wrong, the mother said. That couldnt be further from the truth its stupid. She said she used to live with the driver of the car, but they had parted ways a while ago. Outside the house, car tools used to get the vehicle off the man still lay on the grass, stained with blood. Neighbours said Lauren and her three young children had only just moved into the Bullaburra home over the weekend. Johanna Koot said she came outside when she heard a commotion. I was in the back of the house when it happened, she said. I came out to see what was going on but police told me to go back inside. It is understood another neighbour acted as a nurse and assisted at the scene until paramedics arrived. Jeannie Blackburns former partner Paul McCuskey was stripped of a bravery award after it was revealed he beat her Black Saturday hero stripped of his award By JOEL CRESSWELL in Melbourne A BLACK Saturday hero who helped save an elderly woman from her fire-threatened home has been stripped of his bravery award after he was revealed as a wife-basher. The Royal Humane Society yesterday unanimously voted to strip Country Fire Authority volunteer Paul McCuskey of the Certificate of Merit, following a petition signed by 18,000 people calling for the award to be revoked. Jeannie Blackburn, repeatedly bashed by McCuskey during their relationship, says hes not fit for the bravery medal he received after Vic torias 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. Ms Blackburn suffered a miscarriage and was blinded in one eye in savage beatings by her former partner. The Royal Humane Society honoured McCuskey for his part in rescuing an elderly woman from her home during the fires. But just months after the rescue he was jailed for drag ging a pregnant Ms Blackburn from bed and kicking her in the stomach in an attack which she says ultimately led to a miscarriage. Yesterday, she presented her petition to a representative of Melbourne mayor Robert Doyle, who serves as vicepresident of the society, saying the award must be revoked. Baby snatch scare for mum SYDNEY: A young mother is traumatised after a woman tried to snatch her baby from her arms at a shopping centre in Sydneys southwest. The mum was being comforted by close family yesterday afternoon. The incident is not of the norm and is concerning, Campbelltown Detective Superintendent Wayne Benson said. He said Campbelltown police would use all their resources to track down the culprit. Police appealed for anyone with information to come forward. It is a busy carpark and there would have been people around, Supt Benson said. The mum, 20, was walking to her car in the Kellicar Rd carpark with her 15-week-old son about 4.45pm on Monday when the woman tried to snatch the child.