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The Northern Territory news Tue 22 Dec 2009



The Northern Territory news Tue 22 Dec 2009

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2 Northern Territory News, Tuesday, December 22, 2009 www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 2 2 -D E C -2 0 0 9 P A G E : 2 C O L O R : C M Y K 17 20 43 30 30 14 17 20 20 29 35 35 38 41 ACTOR Steve Bisleys ex-wife has told a court all hell broke loose after he became abusive and pushed her up against a wall in her Sydney home. BRITTANY Murphy, the US actress who got her start in the sleeper hit Clueless and rose to stardom in 8 Mile has died in Los Angeles of what appeared to be natural causes, a Los Angeles County coroners official said. She was 32. HUNDREDS of holiday shoppers were evacuated from the flagship Macys store at New Yorks Herald Square yesterday after a fire in an escalator sent smoke throughout the building. No injuries were immediately reported. JAYLENE Bonson is the latest Australian dual international in the making. Bonson, 16, is hot property on both the basketball court and touch football field. GET YOURS DELIVERED!GET YOURS DELIVERED! Call 89Call 89444 9904 99011 OUR SOUR SAAYY...... ...at a glance...at a glance NORTHERN Territory Police speed cameras will be in the following areas today: Wake up to the Territorys favourite newspapers GET YOUR AND HOME DELIVERED Tattslotto Monday 21/12/09 DRAW NO 2888 15 17 19 9 45 39 24 23SUPPS Total Prize Pool: Not available The NT News has taken all possible care, but cannot accept responsibility for any errors, whether due to equipment fault, staff handling or any other cause. 14 NEWS that Territory politicians spent nearly $90,000 on overseas and interstate trips in the past sevenmonths didnt go down well with ordinary folk. EDITORIAL: P30 DARWIN: Bagot Rd; Dick Ward Drive; Gilruth Ave; Stuart Highway, Winnellie. NORTHERN SUBURBS: Henbury Ave; Lee Point Rd; Rocklands Drive; Rothdale Rd. PALMERSTON: Chung Wah Tce; Essington Ave; Roystonea Ave; Stuart Highway. RURAL: Howard Springs Rd; Stuart Highway, Coolalinga; Stuart Highway, Noonamah; Stuart Highway, Howard Springs. Croc-locker locks croc in lock FromPage 1 remove it so we let it out. I think thats the first time in Australia maybe the world that a croc has got locked in a lock. The shy croc was not a fan of the attention from the dock, and opted to remain mostly submerged. The croc slipped in to the marina lock in the upmarket waterfront suburb after the lock was opened for the arrival of a boat. When the lock was closed and the strange shape of the freeloading crocodile was spotted. The drifting croc was lucky to escape with just the crowd of spectators. It would have been a different situation had it been spotted the next day when the NT News included The Croc at number four in the The 120 Most Powerful List. The lists description of the scaly beasts was Ask tourists why they have come to the Territory and the reply will nearly always be: To see a saltie. Crocodiles are on the move at this time of the year. Many crocs have been spotted in transit up and down the coast. Seven-year-olds got heart of gold FEELS GOOD TO GIVE: Ross Brown (7) has put most of his toys under the wishing tree at K-Mart in Casuarina Square for other children. Picture: STUART WALMSLEY ByALYSSABETTS A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has given his own toys away at Christmas. Ross Brown, from Darwin, delivered about 40 toys from his bedroom wrapped, and placed them under the K-Mart wishing tree at Casuarina Square on the weekend. Because Ive got too many toys, he said. It felt good because other people wouldnt be happy if they didnt have Christmas presents ever. Mum Katharin had asked Ross to cull his toys because they were moving to a house at Palmerston that would not have enough room for them all. G r a n d m a E l i z a b e t h Eustance was called in for back-up in case Ross buckled at the task. But he was absolutely marvellous, she said. He said well if Ive got to give these toys away, can I give them to children that dont have anything?. He looks after his things. I vetted them all, and theyre all near new. He and I have wrapped them over the last week, and hes given nearly everything hes got. Ross did keep a few favourites for himself including his teddy and a pretend guitar. I gave away a tea set, some cars, some puzzles, and I gave some people away little pretend people, Ross said. Christmas is special for kids because people get lots of presents and lots of toys. He said he hoped other kids would take a look in their toy cupboards to see what they could give away. Eight arrests in police op A POLICE operation against anti-social behaviour led to eight arrests in Alice Springs at the weekend. Officers swarmed through the city centre and visited pubs and clubs. Senior Sergeant Lauren Hill said Operation Doushen ran from Thursday night to Saturday night, and offences ranged from bail condition breaches, to assaults and drug offences. Police spoke to more than 300 people, cautioned 27 and issued 11 loitering and infringement notices.