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Media sensations of 2009

THEY were the stories that kept us captivated for days or weeks on end. From the inspiring to the terrifying to the down right stupid, these are the media sensations we couldn't get enough of in 2009.

Witnesses sought after couple hit by car at Ballina

Witnesses sought after couple hit by car at Ballina

One woman was seriously injured in the incident

‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

‘Giant dildo’ gobsmacks irate Aussies

A massive penis-like sculpture is being taken apart.

Horror start to holidays on highway

Horror start to holidays on highway

Two early morning crashes signals horror start to busy summer period