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Thursday Aug 28 | ABC News

Five teens arrested after high-speed chase

Five teenagers have been arrested following a police pursuit that reached speeds of more than 140 kilometres an hour in Melbourne's south-west.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Australia, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Age

Same-sex couples head over the ditch for vows

Hundreds of Australian same-sex-couples have married in New Zealand since marriage equality laws came into effect a year ago.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Wedding, Australia Travel,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Age

Services resume after Altona train collision

Trains have resumed on a section of track in Melbourne's west where two trains collided on Friday night, injuring several people.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Australia, World News,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Age

Probe into train crash in city's west

Passengers travelling to the match of the round between rivals Geelong and Hawthorn have been warned to allow an extra hour to travel to the game after a crash on the Geelong line overnight.

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ABC News

Nine injured after two trains collide at Altona crossing

Police said an eastbound passenger train was stopped near the level crossing at Maidstone Street when a Geelong train, also travelling east, collided with the rear of the stationary train at around 7:00pm on Friday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

Dozens of little penguins found dead at Altona Beach

Tests are being carried out to establish why 25 little penguins washed up dead at Altona Beach, west of Melbourne.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Age

'Blown away ... that bastard was dead'

Laura and Colleen Irwin were assaulted and killed by William John Watkins, who had a long criminal history.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Victoria, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Canberra Times

Rail links to revolutionise 'inland port' operators

Last week, Bunnings opened a 45,000 square metre warehouse - four times the size of the MCG playing field - at Salta's industrial estate in Dandenong South, and food group IMCD opened a warehouse at Austrak/GPT's estate at Somerton, in Melbourne's north.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Lotto multi-millionaire has vroom to move

UPDATE : A MELBOURNE man has decided to celebrate his multi-million-dollar Oz Lotto win by retiring early and jetting off on a brand new motorbike.

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Related Topix: Victoria, IL, Prison, Australia, World News,

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