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Hoons burned by their stunts

By BRAD WORRALL

TWO alcohol-affected drivers who did burnouts in front of police in Albury at the weekend had their cars confiscated. – full story...

‘Miracle’ escape in crash

POLICE say it was a miracle no one was killed when a car with five people on board smashed into a taxi with two passengers at Yarrawonga early yesterday morning. – full story...

Missing pair anger police

By NIGEL McNAY

A WHITFIELD man rescued yesterday after a night spent lost in rugged bushland was reprimanded by police for leaving his stranded utility. – full story...

‘Drunken fool’ cops a blast after river search

By BRAD WORRALL

POLICE say a man who sparked a full-scale search of the Murray River on Saturday night was a fool and could have just as easily turned up dead. – full story...

National

Climate focus for PM’s first leaders meeting

AUSTRALIA’S friendship with New Zealand will be an asset in negotiations for a post-Kyoto emissions target, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says. – full story...

Lib disputing 7-vote election loss

A FORMER Victorian upper house MP for the North East has claimed a seat in Federal Parliament but his Liberal opponent wants a recount. – full story...

Fiery car smash claims 4

FOUR people were incinerated in a fiery crash beside Melbourne’s West Gate Freeway last night, police say. – full story...

Police dog stabbed to death chasing teen

A TEENAGER has been charged with killing a police dog stabbed on the NSW South Coast early yesterday. – full story...

Business

Scam emails prove taxing

NOT content with fake emails masquerading as messages from banks, scammers are now sending out emails pretending to be from the tax office. – full story...

Banks ‘safe from Asian takeover’

WESTPAC Banking Corporation’s boss David Morgan, who will step down from the post next month, says it’s unlikely a powerful Asian bank could seize one of Australia’s big four banks. – full story...

Suncorp in new push

By VICTORIA MACDONALD

ALBURY’S Suncorp GIO branch has undergone a staff makeover, taking on new management in a bid to re-establish the Queensland company’s presence on the Border. – full story...

US rates step holds key interest for market

THE stockmarket is expected to open flat today after Friday’s lacklustre session on Wall Street and as investors sit tight ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting this week. – full story...

Columns

Failure to uncover nukes in Iran is not surprising

FOR four years the Bush administration told us that Iran must be subject to sanctions, and maybe to military attack, because it was secretly working on nuclear weapons. – full story...

Letters

After-hours clinic needs some medical attention

IN reference to the after-hours clinic at the Albury Base Hospital, Albury is in dire need of a service similar to that available on the Central Coast and Sydney. – full story...

Freeway help appreciated

WE would like to say thank you all to the kind people who stopped to offer help to us at the Wodonga off-ramp in High Street on Saturday, December 1. – full story...

Duplication in respite houses

I AM writing in response to your article concerning the proposed respite house for 11 Layton Lane, Easternview Estate (The Border Mail, November 28). – full story...

Albury to host family reunion

THERE will be a family reunion in Albury on January 13. There will be descendents of my great great grandparents James William and Charlotte Smith (nee... – full story...

Sport

Birdie blitzkrieg a bit belated

GREG Chalmers boarded a plane in Florida last week trying to come to grips with one of the lowest points of his golfing career. – full story...

Henty fights hard for points

By BRETT KOHLHAGEN

HENTY fought back from the brink of defeat to edge out Holbrook by two wickets in its Holbrook and District Cricket Association clash at Holbrook on Saturday. – full story...

Roos keep their strong hold near top of table

By BRETT KOHLHAGEN

BROCKLESBY batsmen Chris Lloyd and Andrew Shipard steered the Roos to a commanding victory against Rand in the Brocklesby and District Cricket Association at Rand on Saturday. – full story...

Membrey makes match memorable

By DAVID JOHNSTON

WANGARATTA Magpies are poised to be undefeated at the Christmas break after taking a stranglehold of their clash against Rutherglen at the Norm Minns Oval... – full story...