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Locals in a rural NSW town overrun by mice say the state government’s plan to supply poison to treat the problem may not be enough. Trundle Central School principal John Southon told Today the problem is getting worse and more needs to be done to get a handle on the infestation. “It started off really …

The state’s largest public workers union on Tuesday knocked a provision in the agreed-to $212 billion state budget that will cut 200 beds used for inpatient mental health treatment services at the Office of Mental Health.  The cut is part of a broader trend in the last seven years as 20% of inpatient beds have …

Exclusive Erin Hershey, a soap actress famous for “General Hospital,” didn’t want her kids tuning into Joe Biden‘s inauguration … telling a teacher she’d never let them “watch a criminal.” Erin’s got a daughter in elementary school in California, and after the little girl’s teacher sent an email to parents Wednesday inviting kids to skip …

Welcome to the 9News blog for Tuesday January 19. Cyclone Kimi has made a U-turn and isn’t expected to have a big impact on Far North Queensland except for bringing a deluge of rain. There are now six coronavirus cases linked to the arrival of hundreds of Australian Open players and officials. Dozens of players …

Alphabet Inc’s drone delivery unit Wing criticized Trump administration rules issued this week mandating broadcast-based remote identification of drones, saying they should be revised to allow for internet-based tracking. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued rules that will allow small drones to fly over people and at night in the United States and …

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the state’s contact tracing teams were still working to lock down the source of the latest infections. But he lashed out at Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk again, slamming her 48-hour deadline which now has just hours to go. “This is a silly, it’s a cruel position that the premier in Queensland …

The parents of a Wisconsin man fatally shot during protests against police brutality in Kenosha say their son was a hero and expressed disappointment in President Donald Trump and others for allegedly suggesting he “deserved to die.” Anthony Huber, 26, was one of two men allegedly shot dead by a 17-year-old last month during a …

Well, this isn’t over. Kim Kardashian West took to Twitter Monday night to relay her version of what did – or didn’t – happen during a phone call between husband Kanye West and Taylor Swift in 2016. Kardashian West began by referencing coronavirus, expressing disbelief that Swift “has chosen to reignite an old exchange – that at this point …

Australia captain Tim Paine blasted cricket’s Decision Review System Friday, saying it left him “disappointed and angry” after he was dismissed controversially in the second Test against New Zealand. Paine played one of his best innings and was on track to score a maiden Test century when he was removed lbw by Neil …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prof McGuire says it’s hypocritical to make statements on climate change while at the same time accepting fossil fuel sponsorship Oil and gas firms have got one of the world’s leading scientific societies in their pockets, a top geologist says. Prof Bill McGuire is furious at the links between …