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Local news for Melbourne, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Blood Moon attracts crowds

People watch as the "Blood Moon" rises over the water yesterday in Williamstown in Melbourne, Australia.

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6 hrs ago | CBS 47

MC Hammer trying to block IRS from collecting debt

Music star MC Hammer launches the new Xbox karaoke title 'Lips: Number One Hits' which includes his song 'U Can't Touch This', and demonstrates Xbox's Twitter feature, at the Sofitel Melbourne on November 9, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.

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11 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

Versatile Capsules

Microcapsules with a broad spectrum of applications in biomedicine, catalysis, and technology can be produced by using plant-derived, phenolic tannic acid and a variety of metals.

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15 hrs ago | Mission Local

Good Morning Mission

One becomes so Mission-centric that it is almost a delight to discover that the world's best pizza is not made here - although we would probably argue otherwise - but in Melbourne, Australia.

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19 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Train graffiti vandals sent packing by passengers

Youths who attacked a slow-moving train in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday were given a taste of their own medicine as passengers fought back, hurling objects and insults at the vandals.

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23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

A Dragon (but No Dungeons) in Australia

This period home in Melbourne has detailed plasterwork, antique furnishings and a 19th-century French terra-cotta dragon on the roof.-Andre Cooray This period home in Melbourne, Australia, has been restored to the late 19th-century era in which it was designed.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Australia, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Epicurious.com

The Best Pizza in the World Comes From, Uh, Melbourne, Australia?

This can't be right, can it? The winner of this year's grand prize at the Campionato Mondiale della Pizza is Johnny Di Francesco, proprietor of the 400 Gradi pizzeria in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

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Newkerala.com

From plastic to power - Turning Waste Into Resource

Plastic is one of the toughest materials to get rid of and trash around cities is a common sight.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Australia, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CBS 47

De Niro, Buble honored at Muhammad Ali's celebrity fight night

American actor Robert De Niro looks on during a media appearance at Nobu Restaurant on July 11, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Gizmag

Video: IRLShooter's next "real life video game" - Lazarus

The zombie-killing gore masters at IRLShooter are preparing to launch their second "real life video game" in Melbourne, Australia - Lazarus , a sequel to the very successful Patient Zero they ran in 2012.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Gadgets

OUPblog

The Defamation Act 2013: reflections and reforms

How can a society balance both the freedom of expression, including the freedom of the press, with the individual's right to reputation? Defamation law seeks to address precisely this delicate equation.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

American Legion Magazine

Memories of service from a four-generation Navy family

Four generations of the Cook family served in the U.S. Navy from World War I-era until present day.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Agriculture, Science, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military Prisons, Australia, World News, Steelville, MO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

All together now! Michael and Lindy Klim share sweet snap of Sunday...

We have you surrounded! Armed cowboys lay siege to federal agents to get 'stolen' cattle back after government backed down and said it would STOP targeting Nevada rancher in 'range war' 'Pistorius is lying his head off... he shot my sister in a fit of rage': Reeva's sister on horror of facing 'smirking' Bladerunner in court 'Greedy' Al Sharpton ... (more)

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The Advocate

a Flora of Louisianaa featured in LSU Museum of Art exhibit

Margaret Stones is to botanicals, says the curator of the LSU Museum of Art's new exhibit, what John James Audubon is to birds.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

SCAtoday.net

State Library of Victoria completes digitization project

The State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia has just completed a project to digitize medieval and renaissance manuscripts from its own collection as well as some from the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery.

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CBS 47

Kiss hires US military members to work on tour

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA Tommy Thayer, Paul Stanly, Eric Singer and Gene Simmons of the band 'KISS' pose for the media during a press conference at the Crown Towers on March 12, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia.

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National Public Radio

Courtney Barnett On World Cafe

Courtney Barnett is an extraordinary songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, whose two EPs were recently combined for U.S. release as The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas .

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Chemical and Engineering News

Mixing And Matching Metals

An international research team has reported some surprising new metal-metal-bonded complexes-sought after as catalysts and enzyme mimics-including an unprecedented Mn -Mg species that serves as an inorganic version of a A Grignard reagent.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Ciders worthy of your tastebuds

AUSSIES have fallen for cider's charms in a big way, so we pop the cap and peel away the hype to find which ciders are worthy of your time, money and tastebuds.

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Star Tribune

Ancient tales reborn at the Northern Clay Center

Encased in an elaborate gown typical of 17th-century Spanish royalty, the girl in Kelly Garrett Rathbone's “Metempsicosis” sculpture swoons, drops her handkerchief and perhaps releases her soul into the symbolic butterflies fluttering out of her cracked skirt.

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