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The Northern Territory news Wed 4 Nov 2020



The Northern Territory news Wed 4 Nov 2020

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

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News Corp Australia

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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 2020 NEWS 11 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA Vics trump neighbour VICTORIA now has fewer active COVID-19 cases than NSW with hopes rising for a COVID-normal summer. The state recorded its fourth consecutive day of zero new cases and deaths on Tuesday, with active cases dropping to 38 compared to NSW which has 49 active cases but fewer restrictions. Victorias testing commander Jeroen Weimar said 232,000 people had been tested in the past fortnight. Its just not your choice THE neurons in our brain that tell us which option is better when we have to make a choice could be manipulated. Washington University researchers were able to make monkeys choose different flavours of juice by running a lowlevel current through electrodes positioned on certain neurons in their brain. The results could have implications for treating people who make poor choices, like people with addictions, the scientists said. Mum and bub missing TERRITORY Police have found the vehicle a teenager and her baby, who were last seen in Alice Springs more than a week ago, were believed to have been travelling in. Family members told police 17-year-old Makasha Prayta left home with her one-year-old child, Shontayhia, travelling to the cross-border region of Western Australia on Saturday, October 24. A spokeswoman said police held serious concerns for the wellbeing of the pair and were actively speaking with family and acquaintances in Alice Springs and surrounding communities of which she has known links to, to establish Makashas location. Initial inquiries indicate Makasha may not be aware of the seriousness of the concerns of which police hold for her, and we urge anyone who is in con tact with Makasha to encourage her to contact police or family to confirm the wellbeing of herself and her child, she said. We appreciate the co-operation of the community. Makasha and her child are believed to be travelling in a blue Holden VT Commodore, NT registration CE10KU. Inquiries indicate she may have links to the communities of Ntaria, also known as Hermannsburg, or Warburton in Western Australia. NT Police on Monday said they were investigating her potential whereabouts in both the Territory and in WA. Makasha is described as an Aboriginal female with a slim build, brown eyes and shoulder-length wavy hair. Anyone with information about Makasha should call Northern Territory Police on 131 444. JASMINE BURKE NT Police are seeking public assistance to locate Makasha Prayta, inset, and her one-year-old child. Picture: NTPFES Just in time for kick-off SC RE A GREAT DEALSC RE A GREAT DEALSCSC SUN DAY END S bws.com.au | Call 1300 138 297* We support the responsible service of alcohol. On sale until Sunday 8 November 2020 unless sold out prior. Savings based on Darwin metropolitan sell price. BWS stores are closed on Sunday. Multibuy off ers apply to the quantity advertised only. Limit rights reserved. Specials may not be available in all stores including Alice Springs, Nhulunbuy or Katherine or through Woolworths online. *Standard local call charges apply. At this great price no further discounts apply. BP041121NT3 Pure Blonde Organic Lager Bo les 24x330ml Case $49 XXXX Gold Block 30x375ml Cans 2 Cases $90 30 Cans Mountain GOAT Very Enjoyable Beer Bo les 6x375ml 6 Pack $15 6 Pack Tooheys Extra Dry Bo les 24x345ml Case $42 Bundaberg Rum & Cola Cans 18x375ml 18 Cans $58 18 Cans IGINAL & COLA