April 16, 2014: The blame game over the cause of last month's 'system black' power outage continues after the Chief Minister backed his Treasurer's claims the utilities commission report identified entrenched union and Labor cronyism.
April 16, 2014: In one of the fastest falls from grace in Australian political history, Barry O'Farrell today resigned as premier. He admitted he had been wrong when he told the corruption inquiry he hadn't received a three thousand dollar bottle of Grange, a gift from a businessman now under investigation.
April 15, 2014: A woman has been hailed a "hero" after pulling a teenage girl from a burning car in Sydney's north west. The car exploded in flames just moments after the teen was freed from the wreckage.
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