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From the newsroom AM 3/9/12

DAILY Examiner reporters have received an early call out this morning chasing reports of an assault in South Grafton.

Details are sketchy at the moment but it appears the action has occurred in Wharf St with police and ambulance in attendance.

It's a warm welcome back to the coalface for editor Jenna Cairney who returns from two-week's leave.

Jenna's following up the weekend's Business Excellence Awards at the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club on Saturday night. The results have been embargoed until today so we'll bring you the winners in tomorrow's paper.

In sport we've just heard some great news about Yamba squash star Donna Urquhart.

Donna has won her first title on the women's professional squash tour since April last year when she beat Danish number one Line Hansen in straight games to win the Crocodile Challenge Cup in Hong Kong last night.

Tim Howard is chasing up information on the fund raising campaign for brave little cancer battler Bonnie O'Neill. There was another event at the weekend and a big one to come. We'll find out where the tally stands.

We're also following up the t

The Clarence Valley Biggest Loser competition should be taking shape after the second weigh-in at the weekend.

Lachlan Thompson is in contact with Clarence Valley Council election candidates for their answers to tomorrow's question should money generated by council assets in different population centres be spent in those centres?

If you have a news tip for us, phone it in on 6643 0500.



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