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  • - Good morning and welcome to The Northern Echo's live blog for Wednesday, August 3.
  • - We'll be bringing you regular updates throughout the morning of all breaking news from across the North East, including the latest on the roads and public transport.
  • - It's Aja Dodd here and I’ll be keeping you updated with the latest news and events across County Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and elsewhere in our region.
  • - If you would like to get in touch with us this morning about any breaking news, please contact:
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  • Twitter: @ajacdodd
  • Phone: 07592775944
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