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7 hrs ago | Canberra City News

Where to see the Royals

CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher has words of comfort to the legion of distraught would be royal watchers who failed to win a lucky email in the recent ballot.

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21 hrs ago | Queanbeyan Age

Bowling and rolling

HE'S a 72-year-old lawn bowler who hasn't allowed age to weary him on his way to becoming a sports star in a very different way.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, World Records, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Dear Kitty

United States drones kill Australian, New Zealander in Yemen

The Australian reported yesterday that five people, including Australian citizen Christopher Harvard and dual Australian-New Zealand citizen Muslim bin John, were the victims of an extra-judicial killing by a US Predator drone in Yemen on November 19 last year.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Prison, New Zealand, Journalism,

ABC News

New recycling drop off centre opens in Gungahlin

A new recycling depot has been opened in Gungahlin, as part of the ACT Government's ambitious plan to boost the proportion of waste diverted from landfill.

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NEWS.com.au

Royals to give sick kids 'happy memories'

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to Bear Cottage children's hospice is all about "creating happy memories" for sick kids and their families, the centre's head nurse says.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Injection of youth for Anzac Day

BUDDING HISTORIAN: Coastal Air Force Cadet Matthew Boxhall takes a look at Army helmets from days gone by.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canberra Times

Canberrans rally to clean-up vandalised Islamic Centre

Community support: Religious, diplomatic and local groups are helping clean up the damage caused by vandals at the Canberra Islamic Centre.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Standardized Testing, Education

South Coast Register

Marg's going to Gallipoli

WEST Nowra woman Margaret Vandenberg will be among the Australian contingent to attend the centenary commemorations at Gallipoli next year.

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PsychCentral

Attention Deficit Symptoms in Older People

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder does not disappear with age, new research shows.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra locals support Islamic centre

Centre president Azra Khan has described it as a malicious hate crime but police believe it was opportunistic and mindless damage.

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The Age

Australia readies for royal visit

They'll see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Star Online

MH370 search: 12 aircraft to scour bigger area, larger 'visual' hunt planned

A handout image released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority in Canberra, Australia, 13 April 2014 shows the current planned search area in the Indian Ocean, West of Australia, for the wreckage of flight MH370 on 13 April 2014.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Youth too picky with first job

FORGET all the airy-fairy advice about pursuing your passion. What you should be doing instead is working hard at your mission.

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The Age

PM returns after successful Asia trip

Tony Abbott arrived in Beijing with an extra three pairs of RM Williams stowed in his luggage, hoping one would be the perfect fit for Chinese president Xi Jinping.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Home Gardening, Home, Park Geun-hye, Australia, South Korea,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Flight 370: All guessing all the time

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search An image released Sunday by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority in Canberra, Australia, shows three search areas in the Indian Ocean, west of Australia, where planes and ships are searching again for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.

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NEWS.com.au

Ambassador's emotional pilgrimage

BABY Olive was just an hour old when she turned blue, went limp and stopped breathing.

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Christian Newswire

Global Call to Pray and Fast for USA 30 April - 1 May 2014

Contact: Ps Matt Prater, 61-433-192-267; Dr. Graham McLennan, 61-427-003-549; Warwick Marsh, 61-418-225-212; David Rowsome, 61-7-3422-0969; www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au/america CANBERRA, Australia, April, 11, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The team behind Australia's National Day of Prayer and Fasting www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au is calling the ... (more)

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Sunday Herald

Expert warns flats demolition plan raises risk to the public

THE plan to blow up Glasgow's Red Road towers during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games increases the risk to the public, a leading expert has warned.

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ABC News

Heywire winner Amy Rhodes blogs about her experience as a Y20 delegate

Hi, I'm Amy Rhodes from Stawell, Victoria and I've recently been given an opportunity to represent young Australians at the Y20 summit.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canberra City News

Government pleads for responsible leaf disposal this autumn

TERRITORY and Municipal Services are calling on Canberrans to compost leaves that fall on their gardens rather than blowing them out onto the street.

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