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Former Raiders WR Henry Ruggs III driving over 150 mph before fatal crash, prosecutor says – The Denver Post

LAS VEGAS — Former Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was driving at more than 150 mph with a blood-alcohol content twice Nevada’s legal limit before his sports car slammed into the rear of a vehicle that burned, killing a 23-year-old woman, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The Raiders released Ruggs late Tuesday, just hours after […]

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Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht breaks free of mooring during Auckland storm

The strong winds that battered Auckland overnight tore legendary sailor Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht Archangel off its mooring. It was among a raft of damaged to the city after fierce gusts of up to 139km/h were recorded in Auckland overnight, sending trees toppling, container ships tumbling and damaging numerous powerlines across the city. The […]

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Former Centrepoint site in Albany, Auckland now a ‘playground for artists’

By Michelle Cooke of RNZ Down the road from one of the country’s largest malls and across the highway from a big shopping complex is the old Centrepoint site, which has become the new home of a colourful and vibrant community. Thousands of people drive past each day and most have no idea what is […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Former nurse hit out at ‘appalling’ Wynyard Quarter testing station

A former ICU nurse has slammed the conditions at a central Auckland Covid-19 testing station, saying she is appalled by the delays, understaffing and lack of PPE. But health authorities have defended the station, saying it is managing well despite high demand and operating safely according to Ministry of Health guidelines. The 47-year-old, who asked […]