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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Planning won't be plane sailing for Badgerys

The Prime Minister has committed to building Sydney's long-discussed second airport at Badgerys Creek – but don't hold your breath, write Jacob Saulwick and Leesha McKenny.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Everest avalanche won't stop Aussie, 17

An avalanche has swept 12 Nepalese guides to their deaths just under Base Camp 2 on the world's highest peak.

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The Age

Aussie teen not fazed by Mount Everest avalanche

An avalanche has swept 12 Nepalese guides to their deaths just under Base Camp 2 on the world's highest peak.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

MH370 search estimated to be US$100m, the costliest ever

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep in the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.

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Around the Force

Navy ship sent to Black Sea to assure allies of commitment American Forces Press Service The USS Donald Cook was scheduled to arrive in the Black Sea as part of the U.S. commitment to mutual goals in the region, a Pentagon spokesman said April 9. Col.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WireNews+Co

Ocean Refueling Keeps Airliner Search Going

The U.S. Navy supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez, in the middle, refuels the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Toowoomba, left, and HMAS Success so the Australian ships can continue the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

Traders face Easter holidays penalty rates 'trade off'

Southern Queensland Country Tourism says some businesses have elected to close over the Easter holidays to avoid paying penalty rates to employees.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northern Territory News

MH370 black box within 10km grid

Spectators take photos of a Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft as it comes in for a landing.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

In this April 7, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defence Force Able Seaman Steward Kirk Scott keeps watch on deck of HMAS Success as they conduct a replenishment at sea with HMAS Toowoomba, left, while both ships are deployed in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indan Ocean.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Holtville Tribune

US Navy Logistics Ship Joins Search for MH370

The 7th Fleet supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez joined an international task force led by Australian Defence Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia today.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pakenham Gazette

Grand tour for Probus

Arthur Maynard, Jean Dodd, Jackie Butletr, Shirley Gwynne and Dee Mayo at Bank of New South Wales Jondaryan woolshed.

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NEWS.com.au

Pregnant pause on IVF dads

UPDATE: Premier Campbell Newman is abandoning his Asian trade mission to return to Queensland and help the State prepare for Cyclone Ita.

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ABC News

Doctor says contracts row takes toll on morale

A Toowoomba doctor says the dispute between the medical fraternity and the Queensland Government over contracts for senior doctors has hurt morale.

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NEWS.com.au

Last thing you want under your pillow

IT'S the stuff of nightmares: climbing into bed, only to discover a snake got there first.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Race to find Malaysia plane as 'pings' prove illusive

Tiger75 launches from the Australian Navy ship HMAS Toowoomba as it continues the search in the southern Indian Ocean for flight MH370 SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia - The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner continued on Wednesday, as the U.S. Navy said it had been unable to relocate possible "pings" from the black box recorders that had ... (more)

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NEWS.com.au

'One day you're working 24/7, next day nothing'

All Seasons Insulation owner Greg Rashleigh built $2 million factory that was never used as Rudd Government's home insulation program imploded A QUEENSLAND businessman built a $2 million factory that was never used and was left with $3 million worth of stock on his shelves as the former Rudd Government's home insulation program imploded.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Batts scheme termination killed business

FORMER environment minister Peter Garrett's word that the home insulation program would last caused the financial ruin of a Queensland company, an inquiry has heard.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Another jet-search unknown: How much it's costing

It's not a question most governments involved in the hunt for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 care to answer: How much has the far-flung, month-long search cost? The U.S. bill alone has run into the millions of dollars, and some countries such as China have devoted more ships and planes to the effort than the Americans have.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Suria

Hunt for MH370 homes in on ping signals

A sea and air fleet was scouring the vast Indian Ocean on Monday for further underwater signals in the hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner before the plane's black box batteries run out.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Topless barber shop now open

Hairdresser/stripper Bree Francis is giving the in-your-face haircuts as a cheeky added attraction at The Vault on Ruthven St. "A fellow last week paid for three haircuts just to look at my boobs and then he gave me a $120 tip afterwards,'' Ms Francis, 21, said.

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