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19 hrs ago | Seymour Telegraph

Jerilderie teacher's music career takes off

St Joseph's Jerilderie teacher Steve Jones has released an album with his band, Steve Jones and The Velvet Glove.

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Yesterday | Daily Mail

Authorities prepare for worst case scenario of an 'out of control'...

On the lookout for an invisible killer: Australian officials say they are ready to deal with an Ebola outbreak on our shores Dr Glenn Marsh is working at a CSIRO laboratory in Geelong as part of a global effort to find a cure for the fatal disease He said Australia's health care system was well equipped to contain the virus and stop it spreading in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Age

Labor floats giant port pier plan

Labor is considering building a giant, hook-shaped pier stretching about eight kilometres into the sea as a way to make good on its proposal to build a new container port in the west of Port Phillip Bay near Geelong.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Advocate

Rundle's bakery work puts temptation in way of weight test

WORKING in a bakery is a less than ideal situation this week for Devonport Muay Thai fighter Nick Rundle, who has to drop weight in preparation for an interstate contest on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Daily Mail

Mum waiting for diagnosis of a mystery illness for past eight years

Bedridden, unable to move her arms and legs and in chronic pain: But despite battling mystery illness for EIGHT YEARS, brave mother is determined to get better for her little girl The 30-year-old, from Geelong, Victoria, cannot move her legs, cannot use her arms and can only communicate through slow speech.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hindustan Times

Australian solar car smashes world land speed record

An Australian solar car has broken a 26-year-old world speed record, potentially establishing itself as the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres, on a single battery charge.

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Related Topix: World Records, Australia, Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Australia Travel,

Danielbowen.com

Regional Rail Link tour part 2 braindump

About a year ago , a group of us from the PTUA went on a tour of the Regional Rail Link, a massive 50 kilometre-long rail project providing new tracks from Southern Cross, via Footscray and Sunshine, then along a new corridor through Melbourne's new outer-western suburbs to West Werribee.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Inventor Spot

Did You Say "Ute"? A Loving Look At Australia's Iconic Coupe Utility

Got ute? Polished up front and utilitarian out back of the C-pillar, these versatile pickup-like vehicles rub rugged shoulders with Mad Max's V8 Pursuit Special when it comes to evoking Australian car culture.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Coupe, Hatchback, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Chevrolet

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Autoblog

Official: Australia's Sunswift claims new EV distance speed world record

With a name like Sunswift, optimism must abound. So let's start with the fact that the team behind it has built a great looking solar-powered car .

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Related Topix: World Records, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, New South Wales, Australia Travel,

NEWS.com.au

Problem gambling linked to childhood

BENDIGO great-grandma Pearl Heenan is always on deck to lend a hand. At 91, she still has a spring in her step.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Buyers interested in Alcoa's Anglesea plant, but future uncertain

About 80 people employed at Alcoa's Anglesea coal mine and power station may be thrown a lifeline, with a number of parties expressing interest in buying the site.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Age

Fears bikies killed over gun theft

The homicide squad is investigating whether a missing Geelong man has been kidnapped and killed by bikies after stealing guns from a prominent gang member.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Daily Mail

Bec McDonald booked to fly on MH17 but changed her flight at last minute

Ms McDonald's stepmother passed away while she was in Europe and Ms McDonald said she felt her stepmother was 'watching over her' An Australian student who was due to fly home on MH17 and changed her booking at the last moment has spoken about her terrifying near-miss.

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Medical News Today

When alcohol is consumed with energy drinks the desire to keep drinking is increased

Public health advocates in recent years have become concerned not with the consumption of energy drinks by youth but also their joint consumption with alcohol by young adults.

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Related Topix: National University, Australia, World News

NEWS.com.au

Last minute The Voice form guide

WE know a popular, long-running Simpsons character is going to be killed off in an upcoming episode.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Age

Melbourne Express: news on the go

A man police believe may have witnessed an alleged indecent assault on a Craigieburn-bound train on April 21 this year.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Blaze

Critical research in marriage equality will create change

The marriage equality research commissioned by Australian Marriage Equality, conducted by Crosby/Textor and released last week both records and creates a shift in the marriage equality debate.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Adding alcohol to energy drinks leads to an increased urge to drink

Public health advocates in recent years have become concerned not with the consumption of energy drinks by youth but also their joint consumption with alcohol by young adults.

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Related Topix: National University, Australia, World News

Warrnambool Standard

Greens push Deakin-city rail line bike path

A BIKE trail along the Warrnambool railway line to Deakin University and extending the Twelve Apostles bike trail are among the local projects the Victorian Greens are campaigning for in the lead up to November's state election.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Courier

FitzGerald reflects on Maxwell's career as the Magpie announces his retirement

NORTH Ballarat coach Gerard FitzGerald remembers like it was yesterday the day he sat down with Nick Maxwell at his Ocean Grove home before the 2002 VFL season.

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