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  1. Neurotropic Threat Characterization of Burkholderia pseudomallei StrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia ; Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia The death rate for neurologic melioidosis is high. Whether certain Burkholderia pseudomallei strains are more likely than other strains to cause central nervous system infection and whether route of infection influences the neurotropic threat remain unclear.

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  2. Remain alert of terror threat: GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Northern Territory News

    CHIEF Minister Adam Giles has urged all Territorians to remain alert, but not alarmed, for any potential terrorist situation which could arise. In the aftermath of the Sydney siege, Mr Giles has called on the NT public to "be diligent, vigilant and aware of any potential threat in the Northern Territory, or any other part of Australia".

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  3. Sydney siege gunman's final rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northern Territory News

    Police have identified the man at the centre of the Sydney cafe siege as 49-year-old Iranian, Man Haron Monis. THE man who held several people hostage in a Sydney cafe for over 17 hours is a self-styled 'sheik' with a history of run-ins with law enforcement and a long-standing grudge with the Australian government.

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  4. 'He is threatening to kill us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northern Territory News

    MARCIA Mikhael, huddled with her fellow hostages inside the Lindt Cafe on Martin Place, sent the chilling plea out early yesterday afternoon. Relaying the trauma from inside Sydney's maiden terror attack, the Westpac executive and fitness business owner delivered a rolling eyewitness account of the unfolding horror in a series of gut-churning posts.

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  5. Lyssavirus notification, treatment guidelines appropriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Medical News Today

    The rare but fatal consequences of Australian bat lyssavirus infection means guidelines recommending that all exposures be notified, and describing post-exposure prophylaxis remain appropriate, according to an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia . ABLV is related to rabies and occurs in all four Australian flying fox species.

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  6. Claus in as Darwinites stick by naughty NickRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Northern Territory News

    The lack of an extradition treaty between the Territory and the North Pole works solely for one man: Santa "Break and Enter" Claus. With a lack of chimneys in Darwin the question that needs asking is how does Santa get into people's houses? And how does a man with no real job and gives a home address in the middle of the Arctic Ocean almost permanently covered with constantly shifting sea ice, get his hands on all those toys? Northern Territory Police - who seem cosy with this interloper who goes by various aliases: Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle - would not comment other than to say that Santa gained entry through "Christmas magic" rather than a jimmy bar.

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  7. Multi-nation survey flatters city real estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Canada, Australia, the U.S. and the U.K. over the past 10 years. The only place that's done better is Darwin, Australia. Winnipeg's steady-as-she-goes housing market has served the city well for the past decade. Here' a quick snapshot of where ...

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  8. Crystal Lake Park District Welcomes New StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    ... She began her career at the Elk Grove Park District as the Aquatic Program Supervisor before heading to Darwin, Australia to work for the YMCA of the Top End as the Palmerston Water Park Facility Manager. After returning to the United States, ...

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  9. Crystal Lake Park District hires new recreation aquatics supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Northwest Herald

    ... She began her career at the Elk Grove Park District as its aquatic program supervisor before heading to Darwin, Australia, to work for the YMCA of the Top End as the Palmerston Water Park facility manager. After returning to the United States, ...

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  10. Speech proves tax for pearl queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Northern Territory News

    TERRITORY pearling and hotels magnate Marilynne Paspaley - one of Australia's richest women - has been caught out in a bid to escape land tax in New South Wales by a speech she made in Darwin nearly a decade ago. Ms Paspaley, the daughter of Paspaley Pearls founder Nicholas Paspaley Sr and the company's former executive director, argued in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal that she did not have to pay land tax on her luxury $6.5 million Sydney home between 2008 and 2012 because it was her primary place of residence.

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  11. 'Look, crocodiles!' Hunting with shotguns in the wild rivers of the Northern Territory's Arnhem LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ABC News

    We were deep in a forest crowded by paperbark trees, the air thick with humidity but eerily silent save for the screeching of tropical birds, when Marcus shouted: "Look, crocodiles!". Aboriginal hunters Marcus and Roy - a father and son team - took off running past a herd of water buffalo and by the time I caught up Roy was standing ankle-deep in murky water, his shotgun pointed at the surface.

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  12. Mate drought leaving Aussies lonelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Northern Territory News

    Patrick Georgeson, Tyrone Cupper and Dylan Riebe are happy to have each other to call on if they ever need help MANY Australians feel there is limited mateship in their lives as social isolation affects a large part of the population. A new Relationships Australia survey found close to one-in-four women and one-in-three men did not have someone to help them out if they were in need.

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  13. Bird strikes more than double at Darwin airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABC News

    Kites, eagles, swans, and even tiny wrens are among bird species meeting unlucky ends with aircraft, according to a report on the increasing number of bird strikes in Australia during the past 10 years. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau research report showed the number of aircraft striking birds is increasing as more airlines and private planes take to the sky, posing "a significant economic risk for airport and airline operators and a potential safety risk for pilots".

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  14. Remark comes back to haunt actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    "I'm a Darwinite": Marilynne Paspaley had claimed her Darling Point home as principal place of residence between 2008 and 2012. Businesswoman and actress Marilynne Paspaley, of the famous pearling dynasty, once gave a public speech declaring: "I'm a Territorian, and more precisely a Darwinite."

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  15. 10 most read 2014 NT News storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Northern Territory News

    We pride ourselves on breaking stories of the wacky variety and this yarn about a north Australian fisho, who reeled in a tunicorn, was one of our most popular. It got national coverage, and like most of our stories, was stolen by the Daily Mail.

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  16. Flanagan has to shake PM's handRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Age

    'I'll leave litterateurs to make their comments on politics': Tony Abbott hands Richard Flanagan the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction. Photo: Josh Robenstone Richard Flanagan has shared the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction with Melbourne novelist Steven Carroll.

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  17. New rules for illegal downloadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSTRALIAN pirates will not be punished or have their internet speeds docked under new government plans. But they're not totally off the hook.

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  18. How we can avert the coming mass extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | New Scientist

    From can-do technical fixes to listening to Earth's peoples, there are ways to mitigate our devastation of nature, argue two new books THE end may be nigh, but there are different ways to stave off the extinction of species, ecosystems and ourselves in the 21st century. Two new books capture this perfectly.

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  19. SA hospitals forced to use 1980s-era computer softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NEWS.com.au

    A SECOND Qantas plane has had to make an emergency landing after smoke and fumes filled the cabin of the 737 en route from Perth to Karratha. A HIGH rolling python with a penchant for amphibian asphyxiation has been strangling cane toads Dexter-style at Darwin's Sky City Casino.

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  20. 'If this girl was a white female the outcome would be different':...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Daily Mail

    'If this girl was a white female the outcome would be different': Outrage after a man is handed no jail time after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl Sex abuse campaigners have slammed a judge's decision to let a man who admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old girl walk free after only eight days in custody, saying race played a hand in the final sentence. Trent Maralunga, from the remote Northern Territory town of Maningrida, received a 16-month suspended sentence after he pleaded guilty to having sexual intercourse with person under 16 on April 8. Maningrida is located 500km west of Darwin.

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