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4 Juveniles, 3 Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 In Detention Facility – CBSDFW

Collin County’s Juvenile Probation department received notice that four juveniles and three of its detention officers have tested positive for COVID-19 in re…

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Information gap as border closure looms – Australian Associated Press

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Locals and mayors in Albury-Wodonga say they have been left in the dark after the move to close the NSW-Victoria border.

However, the closure was for the greater good, the mayors told reporters in Wodonga on Tuesday.

Albury mayor Kevin Mack said they were still yet to confirm a permit system for locals to travel across the river that divides the two towns.

“We have been bereft of information,” he said.

Wodonga mayor Anna Speedie said fear and anxiety had…



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Dad to be told stomach ache was incurable cancer just months after wedding – 7NEWS.com.au

Adam Gray and his wife Christine have known each other since they were 11. This is Adam’s devastating story.

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A devastated British man was told his stomach ache was an incurable cancer just months after tying the knot with his then seven-month pregnant wife.
Adam Gray, 33, first visited the doctor in July last year suffering only from abdominal pains.
He was given a diagnosis that no one saw coming when tragically the pains turned out to be a silent killer cancer.
Adam was told he had a rare and incurable tumour.
He was also told he had just six months to a year left to live.
Adam Gray and his new wife Christine on their wedding day. Credit: Lumiere Photographic / SWNS/Lumiere Photographic / SWNS
The young man has Stage IV, Grade III Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Cancer.
At the time, Adam had just married his childhood sweetheart Christine.
She was pregnant with their first daughter Amelie, who is now nine-months-old.
Gray said his perfect life had been turned upside down in the space of 48 hours after he was given the devastating news.
The family are now raising funds to get specialist treatment in Germany which could prolong his life, as well as funding crucial research in search of a cure.
At the end of 2018 wed just been on our honeymoon in South Africa – I felt like I was on top of the world, he said.
We were about to welcome our first daughter into the world.
Adam Gray and his new wife Christine on their honeymoon in South Africa. Credit: Adam Gray / SWNS/Adam Gray / SWNS
I just got a new job in London and I felt great.
Then it felt like my world just came crashing down out of nowhere.
I was a young and fit man, I cycled to work each morning for nine miles and played football each weekend.
He explained that in the space of just two days his entire life changed.
On July 9, Adam will be undertaking the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge to raise £5,000($9000AUD) for Royal Free Charity along with his brother Simon Gray.
Adam Gray and his wife Christine three days before his diagnosis. Credit: Adam Gray / SWNS/Adam Gray / SWNS
I desperately want to raise awareness about this cancer because it affects a lot of people and we just dont have the funding necessary, he said.
I was completely healthy and never once thought I could be sick.
If we can get additional funding and research we can spot it earlier and save lives.
If we can help one person have a better life and save a single life that would be worth it.
Doctors nearly sent the fitness mad dad home at first.
But following some tests and an ultrasound they discovered the cancer had spread through his pancreas, liver, lungs and lymph nodes.
Pancreatic cancers are known as the silent killer due to their lack of observable symptoms.
These make them incredibly hard to identify during the early stages of growth.
Adam Gray and his new wife Christine on their wedding day. Credit: Lumiere Photographic / SWNS/Lumiere Photographic / SWNS
Adam was told his endocrine tumours had been spreading aggressively throughout his body for at least two years.
I remember the doctor told me not to google pancreatic cancer – and they were right, he said.
The first year prospects were not good.
On the first day, they said I was completely fine. I even worked from my bed throughout the day.
But after the ultrasound the found the tumours. They had spread all over.
By the time Adam felt anything wrong with his body it was already too late.
Adam spent 10 and a half months on chemotherapy where he underwent 12 cycles but the tumours kept growing – and ballooned to over 11cm by 5cm.
He couldnt sleep for days and weeks due to the chemotherapy.
The young husband was left in excruciating pain as he took on the aggressive cancer.
Adam Gray a few days after the birth of his daughter Amelie. Credit: Adam Gray / SWNS/Adam Gray / SWNS
Adam said witnessing the birth of his daughter was the happiest moment of his life.
I was on chemo at that point and I was feeling awful. Just in pain all the time and being sick, he said.
But my daughter Amelie was born and it was the best day of my life.
It was just incredible.
It was the happiest moment of my life.
Adam Gray and his daughter Amelie both in hospital. Credit: Adam Gray / SWNS/Adam Gray / SWNS
Adam and his wife and newborn have been shielding since lockdown and keeping spirits up by enjoying each day together.
Along with his wife, whom he met when he was just 11, said he wants to live in the present and enjoy each moment with his family.
Ive got my beautiful bundle of joy and I think this has all changed my perspective on life.
I was very work and fitness-oriented – but family is my only focus now.
Theyre my everything, he said.
I dont want to leave them behind. I want to live in the present and cherish every moment with them.
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Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin has drowned while spearfishing off the Gold Coast.

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Vic health workers told to wear face masks – Australian Associated Press

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Medical workers are being told to wear face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in Victoria.

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says it is a reasonable measure for workers in health settings to wear face masks.

“Where community transmission isn’t negligible … masks are a reasonable thing to wear where you can’t physically distance. But we’re working up some communication materials and I’ll have more to say on that in coming…



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