Promises are a funny thing in the news game.
We report on them when they are made, and most people are happy about it.
When we report on them when they look a bit shaky, those that make them tend to be less enthusiastic.
The future of a promised $44.5 million sports precinct in Dubbo is on shaky ground after the federal government knocked back requests to help pay for it. Our Ryan Young reports that organisations charged with bringing the project to life have become locked in a dispute.
What started as a jovial call to overweight residents to join him on a weight-loss and fitness journey has descended into a flood of negativity aimed directly at Dubbo Region mayor Ben Shields.
Find out what he said and why he is on a weight-loss crusade. Do you support the mayor's health message?
Our Kim Bartley wrote a beautiful yarn this week about the much-loved Betty Walkom
She cared for a lot of people during her life, and her story will warm your heart.
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