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Local news for New South Wales, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Boy drowns while trying to snag fish

Emergency services responded to a report a 16-year-old boy was drowning at Wentworth Falls Lake just after 5pm on Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Study: Gene Therapy May Boost Cochlear Implants

Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.

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8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

New South Wales: Hop on a bus, train or ferry

A MyMulti concession pass gives travellers unlimited access to New South Wales' public transport for an all-in-one price.

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9 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Indian student granted asylum in Australia over fear of gay persecution

Sydney: A gay Indian student, who fled his country to escape his oppressive family and an arranged marriage, has been granted refugee status in Australia.

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14 hrs ago | New Scientist

Protein that shrinks depressed brains identified

Post-mortem analysis of brain tissue has shown that the dendrites that relay messages between neurons are more shrivelled in people with severe depression than in people without the condition.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

NSW premier Mike Baird's new Cabinet straight to work after being sworn-in at Government House

A new-look New South Wales Cabinet has been sworn-in by Governor Marie Bashir at Government House in Sydney.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

ABC News

Wagga man sustains burns to 40 per cent of his body in Ashmont house fire

A Wagga Wagga man has been airlifed to a Sydney hospital, after sustaining second degree burns to 40 per cent of his body in a house fire at Ashmont.

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Central Western Daily

'Blowing the cobwebs out': home-grown coach back on familiar turf

BUSHMAN: Australian mixed touch football team member Trent Touma chats to some children during a coaching clinic at Wade Park yesterday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Zoe: We're not going anywhere ... yet

Zoe Marshall yesterday assured her radio listeners she wasn't "going anywhere just yet" - despite her sports star husband Benji last night being linked to the Cronulla Sharks.

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Mass Transit

Australia: Cubic and New South Wales Government Complete Opal Card Rollout on Sydney Trains

Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales state government are celebrating the successful - and ahead of schedule - rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations in the greater Sydney area.

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The Daily Courier

Sustainability expert to lead new program

Amy Vaillancourt will be the lead instructor and program chair for Okanagan College's new Sustainable Construction Management Technology program.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NME

The Aussie rapper's debut is about as convincing as her American accent

Producer: The Invisible Men, The Arcade, 1st Down, The Messengers, Watch The Duck, Stargate, Benny Blanco, Reeva & Black, Rock City Iggy Azalea was born and raised in Australia.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Interview: Once Before I Go - New York-Bound David Harris Talks Solo Show Time is a Traveller

At the end of the day, David Harris is a boy from Oz. He's a good-looking, easy-going, hard-working country boy .

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ComputerWorld

Connected vehicle tech trial to start trucking on in NSW

An anti-collision device trial designed to help trucks avoid accidents when they're in convoy and trucking across New South Wales is due to start in June 2014.

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NEWS.com.au

Greg Smith out of Baird's new cabinet

NSW premier Mike Baird says the decision to drop Attorney-General Greg Smith from his new cabinet wasn't easy.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Man arrested for hog-tie murder

The body of Anthony O'Grady was found naked and hog-tied behind Hawkins Oval, Wickham Park, in March.

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Vancouver Sun

Air Canada baggage handlers to be fired over luggage dropping incident, airline says

The Duchess of Cambridge made sure that when she got into a fighter jet on Saturday at RAAF Base Amberley, some 50kms outside Brisbane, media flash didn't catch anything above her thigh.

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Food Technology

Sydney oysters found to act as sensitive contamination indicators

Sydney rock oysters could have a role as biomonitors of the health of waterways, acting as sensitive indicators of harmful levels of contaminants in water and sediments.

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Canada.com

Prince George visits the zoo for Easter Sunday

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they visit the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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Sheffield Star

All eyes on Australia in bid to transform empty shops

Sheffield Council and Sheffield University are working on a 'Renew' scheme - modelled on a project in Newcastle, Australia - to 'encourage new life in empty or underused buildings'.

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