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What's making news today? The NSW government's bus industry taskforce has recommended increased funding for better services along four key routes in the Hunter, meanwhile buses are replacing trains between Newcastle and Sydney as fans prepare to head south to see Taylor Swift, and a street garden gets reprieve from the city council.
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