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Sunday Aug 24 | TrekEarth

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The tiny town of Parkes is located 370 kilometres west of Sydney. It is famous for 3 things: It is the childhood home of guitar legends Tommy and Phil Emmanuel: The Emannuel Brothers Parkes boasts the largest per capita amount of Elvis impersonators in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Central Western Daily

GALLERY: The week that was in the central west

FORBES: The Bedgerabong community are recovering after a big show day on Saturday, which was once again a huge success.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Steve Whitmire, Kevin Clash, Australia, World News, Oceania

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

Elvis memorabilia on sale in Memphis as Aussie collector Greg Page creates some wiggle room

Most people couldn't bear to part with Elvis Presley and Pricilla's marriage certificate from 1967, or Elvis' last Cadillac, but they're only two of the 800 items Greg Page will be selling this week.

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Rock-N-Roll, Australia, World News,

Central Western Daily

GALLERY: The week that was in the central west

ORANGE: Staff at McCarthy's Pharmacy are shocked and saddened by a brazen theft after a man walked into the pharmacy and stole a collection box from the front counter, which containing hundreds of dollars raised to sponsor a staff member in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Paris, MO, Education Etc.,

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Age

World War I anniversary: A century on, we still remember them

After the Germans invaded Poland in 1939, they stormed through Europe, knocking over army after army, and got all the way to North Africa, still without registering a defeat, until they reached the Australians defending the perimeters of Tobruk.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Australia, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

ABC News

Fire guts large building in Parkes

The fire started just before five o'clock on Friday morning in a building on Dalton Street containing an electrical wholesale business.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

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