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Who'll greet Wills and Kate? The big question from the resignation of New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell this morning: who'll meet the royals? Technically, O'Farrell remains premier until next week when a party meeting will be called to decide a successor. But will O'Farrell, who took no questions this morning, show up to join the Prime Minister, Governor-General and NSW Governor to welcome William and Kate to Sydney this afternoon? He was due to make a speech at the Opera House function tonight, where 400 guests will be whispering about who the next premier will be ...