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2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Opening day of the Sydney Festival January 5, 2013 in Sydney, Australia

JANUARY 05: Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's giant Rubber Duck enters Cockle Bay Wharf on opening day of the Sydney Festival January 5, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

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2 hrs ago | FishBowl

Anne-Marie O'Neill's Journey From Newspapers to People to Mom.me

It is a difficult task to move halfway across the world. However, Anne-Marie O'Neill did just that when she left Time in Sydney, Australia, to begin working at People in New York.

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3 hrs ago | New Scientist

Swelling Australian cities harbour ever bigger spiders

As if Australia's spiders weren't big and scary enough, it turns out denser, busier cities are allowing some of them to grow even bigger.

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7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Guess which uber Aussie model has given birth?

Actress Alexis Arquette says she slept with Jared Leto back when she was still a man - and she's given a pretty unusual description of his, uh, equipment.

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11 hrs ago | ABC News

News Corp 'hypocritical' over financial leaks

MARK COLVIN: Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in Australia have proudly broken many stories over the years using leaked documents.

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14 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Great injustice - Silently Darryl Beamish was ready to face the gallows

Most days when it's fine, a tall balding man of 73 takes a stroll with his wife and dog along the beach near Sydney, Australia.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Science Daily

Orb-weaving spiders living in urban areas may be larger

A common orb-weaving spider may grow larger and have an increased ability to reproduce when living in urban areas.

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Hawkesbury Gazette

Windsor bridge's 140th birthday celebrations

Windsor bridge celebrates its 140th birthday this week. Historian Jan Barkley-Jack recalls what led townsfolk to petition for a river crossing in the years 1864-1874 CANOES had been the original means of crossing the Hawkesbury River at this point, by both the indigenous peoples and early settlers, and then rowing boats and punts.

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Hawkesbury Gazette

Hawkesbury raise funds for cancer

Volunteers across the Hawkesbury will take part in one of the largest national fundraising events this Friday, August 22, as part of the Cancer Council's annual Daffodil Day.

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Los Angeles Times

Spiders get bigger when they live in the city, study finds

Golden orb-weaving spiders do better in cities, according to a study that looked at urbanization's effect on the species in Sydney, Australia.

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Barrow County News

Grant, Patterson to wed

Jake and Marisa Grant, of Statham, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jonathan "Andrew" Grant, to Elise Bernadette Patterson, daughter of Dave Patterson of Sydney, Australia.

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Newsday

Spiders 'do better' in cities

Orb-weaving spiders living in urban areas of Australia grow larger and are better able to reproduce than rural dwellers, a new study has shown.

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Wired

Cities Are Making Spiders Grow Bigger and Multiply Faster

Something about city life appears to be causing spiders to grow larger than their rural counterparts.

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Switched

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Citation Issued After Trainer's Death

SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.

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Scientific Blogging

Lizards Help Us Find Out Which Came First: The Baby Or The Egg?

Have you ever wondered why we give birth to live young rather than lay eggs? Scientists have pondered this for a long time and answers have come from an unlikely source: some of Australia's lizards and snakes! In research published this month in the American Naturalist , my colleagues and I at the University of Sydney studied reptile pregnancy to ... (more)

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Newkerala.com

Sydney, Melbourne to host fourth Australia-India Youth Dialogue

According to an Australian High Commission release, fifteen young leaders from India will visit Melbourne and Sydney to meet and engage with 15 of the best and brightest young leaders of Australia.

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ABC News

Research discovery may be used to suppress destructive Queensland fruit fly population

The Queensland fruit fly costs about $300 million a year in control and lost markets, and Plant Health Australia estimates that over 75 per cent of Australian fruit and vegetable exports are susceptible to fruit fly.

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Daily Mail

A fatal truck crash has resulted in a whole fleet of garbage trucks ...

A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.

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Iol.co.za

Billiton spins off SA assets into NewCo

The Hillside aluminium smelter in Richards Bay will be one of the assets in a new metal and mining company, which is being set up by BHP Billiton as a repository for some of its smaller-scale operations prior to spinning the company off.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

NFL to musicians: Pay to play Super Bowl halftime

JUNE 19: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs live for fans at Enmore Theatre on June 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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