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Yankees grab Tanaka in massive spending spree

THE New York Yankees have taken their off-season spending spree to $A535 million after securing star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on a seven-year, $176m contract.

The Yankees have also bought outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, and catcher Brian McCann.



Man injured in car and motorbike crash

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The man was treated for shoulder injuries

Woman sold $165k of shipping containers of explosives

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It's not the first time she's been busted for fraudulent activity

Author champions our teens and their problems

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Novel maps out ways to help our children