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Environment Agency pollutes river

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Warnock makes it eight wins in a row

Preston panache surprises Davies

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FOOTBALL: LEEDS TAKE HULSE ON LOAN FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON

Leeds have signed the West Bromwich striker Rob Hulse on loan for the rest of the season. The 25-year-old joined Albion from Crewe for pounds 750,000 in July 2003 but has been unable to make an impression this season as the West Midlands club struggle to stave off relegation from the Premiership. West Brom, meanwhile, have terminated the contracts of Adam Chambers, Sekou Berthe and Simon Miotto by mutual consent.

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