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2 hrs ago | St. Helens Reporter

'My cousin flew out from Oz to donate her kidney'

A desperately ill woman from St Helens has been given the gift of life after her cousin flew half way around the world to donate a kidney.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Australia, World News,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newsday

Kidney donor's 10,000 mile journey

A Merseyside teacher is recovering in hospital after receiving a kidney transplant from her cousin, who flew from Australia for the operation.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Australia, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Karen Peterson: Stories tell of hidden world within Tacoma's midst

But oh, what a set of geological wonders are the gulches of Tacoma's North End. And what an interesting frame for a story that's really about local citizen activism, about preserving the native environment vs. development, about public safety, the homeless and the magical hidden places in our midst.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, University of Washington, Australia, World News, Buckley, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

New jets won't increase aircraft noise levels, ADF predicts

New F-35 Joint Strike Fighters would produce comparable noise levels to the FA-18 Hornet fighter jets they are replacing, the Australian Defence Force has predicted.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

Australia's Asciano says in talks to sell stake in ports and logistics arm

Australia's Asciano Ltd said it is in talks to sell a stake in its ports and logistics business, with media reporting state-run China Merchants Group Ltd is interested and that a deal may be worth up to A$1.1 billion .

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Oil and Gas Online

Cintec Announces Portable Inflatable Tank For Use In Hydraulic Fracturing

CINTEC, an international leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, preservation and blast mitigation, announces a new 64,000-liter addition to the Waterwall line of self-inflating tanks.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Indigenous historians say black diggers are missing from military history books

TANYA NOLAN: On the battlefields of the First World War they fought alongside their comrades as equals.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Madison Publishing

Peaked Pies provides an Aussie favourite

Since opening the doors on July 6, the restaurant has been filled to the brim with happy and hungry customers.

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Related Topix: Alex, OK, Canada, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Meat

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Shipyards need major upgrades: Johnston

Defence Minister David Johnston says Australia's shipyards won't have the capacity to build new navy supply ships without significant spending.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Snowfall welcome around skifields

Daniel and Luke Harragon, brothers from Newcastle, Australia, enjoy the snowfall at Cardrona Alpine Resort yesterday.

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Related Topix: Australia, Weather

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