From the newsroom AM 7/8/2012

OLYMPIC fever has hit the office and sport editor Patrick Allen is rounding up support for Grafton born Zoe Buckman. He is going to visit her old school and chat to some of the pupils she undoubtedly inspires.

Following Australia's sailing success Dominic Zietsch is also hoping to talk to some local legends.

Adam Hourigan was busy last night photographing the Junior Jacaranda candidates. He's put some rough film on our Facebook page and will be working on an edited video for our website tomorrow. Like us here and view the video:!/thedailyexaminer

We're working on stories on the Wooli snapper competition, a lady who has more than 60 great grandchildren and much more.

I've just got off the phone to current Cr Ian Tiley who said he's still deciding whether or not to throw his hat in the ring for the September local elections. He has until 12noon tomorrow to make up his mind. We'll keep you posted and let you know if any other candidate stick up their hands throughout the day.

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