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Summary

  1. Brum bids for Commonwealth Games
  2. Prosecutor jailed for stabbing wife
  3. John Lewis boss confirmed as mayoral candidate
  4. Shot teen strayed on to "rival drug dealer's turf"
  5. Updates from Friday 30 September 2016

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  1. Is the appetite for devolution 'unstoppable'?

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    Video caption: Will the so-called Midlands Engine power on all cylinders or quickly rust over?
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    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire southbound

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    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe accident, between J13 for A449 and J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J13, A449 (Stafford South) and J12, A5 (Gailey), because of an accident.

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    Severe accident: A459 West Midlands southbound

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    A459 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at Sedgley Street.

    A459 West Midlands - A459 Dudley Road in Blakenhall partially blocked and slow traffic southbound at the Sedgley Street junction, because of an accident.

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  4. Cameron Jerome

    Cameron Jerome and Robbie Brady both score as Norwich City move back into the Championship's top two with victory at Wolves.

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  5. Football

    Walsall climb out of the League One relegation zone with a win that condemns Millwall to a fourth-straight defeat.

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  6. Aimee Lewis

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    Sunderland celebrate equaliser

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    Patrick van Aanholt scores a late equaliser for Sunderland - but they remain in the relegation zone after drawing with West Brom.

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    Video caption: Sunderland 1-1 West Brom: Pulis 'desperately disappointed' with draw
  8. Pulis 'desperately disappointed' with draw

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    Video caption: Sunderland 1-1 West Brom: Pulis 'desperately disappointed' with draw
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    Video caption: Sunderland 1-1 West Brom: We are still lacking quality - David Moyes
  10. We are still lacking quality - Moyes

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    Video caption: Sunderland 1-1 West Brom: We are still lacking quality - David Moyes
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    Severe disruption: A456 West Midlands both ways

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    A456 West Midlands both ways severe disruption, at Berkley Street.

    A456 West Midlands - A456 Broad Street in Birmingham closed at the Berkley Street junction, because of planned security restrictions for the Conservative Party Conference.

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    Severe accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

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    M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J8 for M5 and J9 for A461 affecting J1 for A41.

    M6 West Midlands - Slow traffic on M6 northbound between J8 M5 and J9, A461 (Wednesbury), because of an accident. Congestion on M5 Northbound to J1 A41.

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    Severe disruption: M6 Toll Warwickshire southbound

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    M6 Toll Warwickshire southbound severe disruption, between J3T for A38 Tamworth and J2T for A446.

    M6 Toll Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 Toll southbound between J3t, A38 (Tamworth) and J2t, A446 (Coleshill), because of a broken down vehicle.

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    Severe accident: M5 West Midlands southbound

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    M5 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J3 for A456 Halesowen.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed, slow traffic and delays on M5 southbound at J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of an accident.

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