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News Bites For Thursday

Thursday 21st June 2018

Police are investigating another rock attack on the Southern Expressway.

A northbound car was hit just south of Sherriffs Road at Londsdale at about 6.30 this morning. 

No-one was hurt.

It's the 33rd rock attack this year.

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Five men have been arrested in connection with drug raids in the state's south and north-eastern suburbs.

Police seized methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA, a firearm and cash following searches of 18 properties yesterday.

Drug trafficking charges have been laid against the men.

They are a 34-year-old from Flagstaff Hill, 36-year-old from South Plympton, 45-year-old from Lower Mitcham, 40-year-old from Reynella and 44-year-old from Colonel Light Gardens.

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There's been a tragic accident at Greenfields in Adelaide's north. 

A 68-year-old man has been crushed by a car at a house in Martins Road. 

It's believed he had been working on the vehicle when it rolled and pinned him down last night. 

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Young drug addicts who are considered a danger to themselves could be sent to rehab for up to a year under new laws to go before State Parliament. 

Parents, doctors and Police would be able to ask the Youth Court to force them to get help if they refuse to go voluntarily. 

Health Minister Steven Wade says it's designed to break addiction as early as possible. 

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SA Health is warning us not to eat alfalfa sprouts produced by SA Sprouts.

Several products have been linked to a salmonella outbreak. 

7 people have been hospitalised and 14 others are sick. 

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The Marshall Government is under pressure to reverse funding cuts for career services here in SA.

They offer support to the unemployed, underemployed and those facing retrenchment.

Labor says the $1.9 million dollar cut will further disadvantage Telstra workers who about to lose their jobs as part of a major restructure.

- Monique Crichton

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