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2 hrs ago | South Coast Register

No longer a big city epidemic

THE prevalence and use of crystal methamphetamine or ice has increased dramatically in the Shoalhaven, according to the chief executive officer of a drug and alcohol treatment centre in Nowra.

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7 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Gerringong-based Catholic brother charged

He cared for thousands of boys during a 37-year teaching career, which culminated with the top post at a Catholic college in Sydney.

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11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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15 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

The enduring appeal of Scandinavian furniture

You've got to hand it to the Scandinavians - they know design. It is sleek without being unreasonably minimalist, and stylish yet utilitarian.

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15 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Bid to help ill Mandy meet long-lost sister

The family of a Sutton woman who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer is organising a big fundraising day in an effort to reunite her with her long-lost half-sister.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

Bull bar laws are safety common sense says rural garage owner

Bull bar safety standards have come under fire on many fronts, but one rural supplier says in his view the laws are fine.

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Canberra Times

Etihad to boost capacity to Australia with A380s

"The new living spaces on our A380s will raise inflight product and service standards to the highest level ever in commercial aviation and change forever travellers' expectations of air travel," Etihad chief James Hogan.

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NEWS.com.au

Australian dollar higher

FLIGHT Centre has blamed a 16 per cent plunge in net profit on the Federal Budget's impact on households' travel spending.

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Western morning News

Small Devon firm set for trade down under

An East Devon company is about to make a big impact on the world stage as it launches into the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

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ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga Performs With Queen In Australia

Lady Gaga surprised the audience at a Queen concert in Australia on Wednesday night by taking to the stage to perform classic hit Another One Bites The Dust .

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Townsville Bulletin

Crowd cheers as teen girls brawl

VIDEO LANGUAGE WARNING: A SAVAGE fist fight filmed while hundreds of children and parents watched has been condemned by police.

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Daily Mail

Australia's top 10 suburbs for online shoppers revealed

Australians are among one of the biggest online shoppers in the world, with Melbourne revealed to be the biggest spenders, according to new data.

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NEWS.com.au

What's wrong with Hans' $16m wharf apartment plan?

AFTER trading from the same city address for almost 150 years, a family-owned shoe store in Rundle Mall is closing down.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star Online

Australia the new casino hotspot

AUSTRALIA is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia's high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centres like the Great Barrier Reef.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia's Westfield boosts investment in global stores

Australian shopping centre giant Westfield Corp on Wednesday reported a 5.3 per cent increase in first-half operating income and said it was progressing with an US$11.6 billion investment in global projects.

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ABC News

Country Hour for Wednesday 27 August, 2014

The rabies-like virus Lyssa has been confirmed for the first time in Horses. Two horses in south east Queensland died last year with subsequent testing proving it was Lyssavirus - contracted through bats.

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International Business Times

Bill Shorten Calls Tony Abbott 'Ineligible' To Lead...

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond walks with Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in central London August 12, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Dorks Down Under

The Inbetweeners 2 Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley, Blake Harrison DIRECTORS DAMON BEESLEY, IAIN MORRIS REVIEW SUE YEAP 3 & a half stars While young Aussies appear to be staying away in droves from locally made movies pitched at their demographic, the opposite appears to be happening in the UK.

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Examiner.com

Melbourne named the world's most liveable city again

When planning a trip abroad, it's pretty common to think of the overall value you're getting out of distance and cost.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Heathers' Dave Thomas Brown and Cast of Paris Through the Window ...

Heathers: The Musical star Dave Thomas Brown and the company of Paris Through the Window: A New Musical presented a memorial service in Washington Square Park yesterday, honoring the 100th anniversary of WWI poet Alan Seeger's enlistment with the French Foreign Legion.

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