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4 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

Dinners create bond

IN an effort to share cultures and find things in common, people around the region have been coming together for iftar dinners.

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13 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Wollongong Council changes dog access areas

More Wollongong beaches would become dog-free zones - especially on weekends and public holidays - under proposed changes to Wollongong City Council's controversial dogs on beaches and parks policy.

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20 hrs ago | Catallaxy

Greenhouse follies must end

"The carbon tax may have gone, but the players have not moved on. For the Greens, its resurrection is only a matter of time.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABC News

Wollongong lawyer Katie Foreman's killers jailed for fire murder

Two women and a man have been jailed for the murder of solicitor Katie Foreman in Wollongong, south of Sydney.

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Related Topix: Australia, Criminal Defense Law, World News, Law,

Illawarra Mercury

Ten years ago in the Illawarra: flashback photos

Former big Brother winner Peter Corbett relaxes on Austinmer Beach. He has never watched another Big Brother show since winning in 2002.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Age

Conman plays catch me if you can

A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground a few days shy of his 21st birthday, after his latest scam left small businesses and young DJs thousands of dollars out of pocket.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Privatise Maldon-Dombarton rail link: Whitlam

NSW Port Authority chairman Nick Whitlam believes the Maldon-Dombarton rail link could be built by the private sector, which could then charge a toll to use the line.

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Illawarra Mercury

Files still open on unsolved Illawarra murder cases

Illawarra detectives keep open their files on unsolved murders in the hope that one day they can bring closure for the victims' families.

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Illawarra Mercury

Wollongong Eisteddfod 2014: Showcase of Talent on Saturday

The 2014 BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod concludes on Saturday with a Showcase Of Talent, featuring a variety of performances presented by a selection of competitors from the eisteddfod.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra house prices squeezing out first home buyers

The head of a leading Illawarra financial institution has expressed concern that first home buyers are being priced out of the heated housing market.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

UOW graduate's helping of others quells fears

Proud: Sanjeev Murthy, who graduated on Wednesday with a masters in engineering management, with parents BKA and Uma.

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ABC News

Man hit by taxi in 'serious condition'': Police

A 76-year-old man struck by a taxi at Port Kembla earlier this week remains in a serious condition in a Sydney hospital.

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Illawarra Mercury

House prices in the Illawarra rocketing

Wollongong's median house price has reportedly reached a record high of $500,000, jumping 7.5 per cent in the June quarter.

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ABC News

Michael Wilson inquest: NSW Ambulance 'refused' paramedic's request for back-up before his death

A specialist paramedic was refused back-up on the night he died during a helicopter winch rescue, an inquest has heard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

Be Medicinewise This National Pain Week

This National Pain Week , NPS MedicineWise is urging people living with pain to know how to use pain relieving medicines safely, and to have a conversation with their health professional about both the type and dose of pain relief medicine that are right for them.

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South Coast Register

Double Twist is in line for Megastar-dom

ANOTHER crack at the Sportingbet Megastar looks to be on the cards for Double Twist after she once again showed her class at the Dapto Dogs last week.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mangerton latest Illawarra suburb on NBN list

Mangerton joins suburbs such as Gwynneville, North Wollongong, Corrimal, Bellambi and Horsley on the first stage of connection to the NBN.

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Illawarra Mercury

UOW student admits to secret shower filming of females

A University of Wollongong student jailed for secretly filming female students naked has been released on bail pending an appeal.

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Illawarra Mercury

Wollongong council unleashes new dog beach and park policy | Poll

Bellambi boat harbour will no longer be dog-friendly but West Dapto will gain a new off-leash park under proposed changes to Wollongong City Council's controversial dogs on beaches and parks policy.

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Illawarra Mercury

Bridge location questionable

The announcement by the Roads Minister Duncan Gay last Wednesday that the location of the new Nowra Bridge has been decided is premature and clearly a political move aimed at favouring the two Liberal incumbents of the Kiama and South Coast state electorates.

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