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  1. Northern cattle tipped to reach $4 a kiloRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Northern cattle producers could be getting $4 a kilogram in a year or two for their live export cattle, according to beef industry veteran Dr Ross Ainsworth. Live cattle sold to Indonesia out of Darwin are currently fetching around $2.50 a kilogram, but speaking at Friday's Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association conference , Dr Ainsworth promised to "shout the bar" at the next NTCA event if his $4/kg forecast didn't come true.

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  2. Palm Sunday rally for refugees with Jon StanhopeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Newly-minted ACT Senator Katy Gallagher will campaign for the Labor Party to soften its harsh policy on asylum seekers, at its national conference this year. She has joined a ginger group within the party that is uncomfortable with Australia holding people indefinitely in detention camps.

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  3. Police had 'few options' at attackRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    SENIOR police say there were "few tactical options" for two mounted officers on the scene of a violent assault in Mitchell St which left a man with multiple facial fractures. Former NT Police employee Brett Ruutz was left with extensive facial injuries after he was set upon by three men along the party strip in July last year.

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  4. The "greatest absence of evolution ever reported" is still proof of evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Welcome to evolution for which lack of evidence is evidence, the contradiction of the claim is evidence and a theory about everything thus becomes a theory about nothing-as was elucidated within the article: Is evolution a theory about everything or nothing? Natural selection makes humans self-centered and aggressive - except when it makes them altruistic and peaceable. Or natural selection produces virile men who eagerly spread their seed - except when it prefers men who are faithful protectors and providers.

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  5. Monument to honour WWII legend of Chinese-Australian guerrilla forceRead the original story

    Friday | ABC News

    DAVID MARK: A little-known story about a group of Australian soldiers who fought alongside Chinese guerrillas against the Japanese in World War II has come to the forefront of China-Australia relations. Members of Gull Force were captured in Indonesia and hundreds of them were taken by Japan's soldiers to China's Hainan Island to work as slave labourers.

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  6. Dumb gun-shy critics bag safari ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Northern Territory News

    Crocosaurus Cove is a popular tourist attraction in the heart of Darwin. A tourist enjoys the "Cage of Death" when you get inside a clear plastic tank and get lowered down into a pool with a large saltwater crocodile.

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  7. Australia's deferential treatment of the United States has gone on for too longRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Age

    Here's a date to think about: April 6, 1944. Seventy-one years ago, almost to the day.

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  8. Former Cyclone Nathan Weakens Near Australia's Darwin; Heavy Rainfall Still ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: Cyclone Pam bears down on Vanuatu in this image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite taken at 1:30 p.m. local time March 13, 2015. Not long after the image was acquired, the storm struck the island of Efate, which is home to Vanuatu's capital city, Port Vila.

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  9. Why northern cattle producers are still recovering from the live export banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | ABC News

    The temporary suspension of the live cattle trade to Indonesia in 2011 is still being felt by many producers across Australia's north, but there's some optimism in the air. The current production environment is looking good, with high cattle prices, strong demand, extra markets, a new abattoir and a supportive government.

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  10. Climate suiting Hills wasp 'plague'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NEWS.com.au

    SPEAKERS at the sub summit urged the government to build the boats locally to preserve engineering skills and protect national sovereignty. IIT has cost taxpayers more than $1 billion and no-one is using it, now the e-health record is calling doctors 'meat inspectors'.

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  11. Teenagers in the Northern Territory are 'being paid for babysitting ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    The only specialised service in the NT to target youth drug abuse will have federal funding cut on June 30 Parents are allegedly using ice as currency to pay their teenage babysitters in the Northern Territory, as the drug problem in Australia's top end continues to worsen according to a new report. Allegedly, the prevalent of methamphetamine use, more commonly known as ice, is now so severe in Darwin and Palmerston that youths are reportedly babysitting and prostituting themselves in exchange for the drug, according to The NT News .

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  12. Bonuses flow thick for SA Water bossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NEWS.com.au

    SPEAKERS at the sub summit urged the government to build the boats locally to preserve engineering skills and protect national sovereignty. IIT has cost taxpayers more than $1 billion and no-one is using it, now the e-health record is calling doctors 'meat inspectors'.

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  13. NT students head to GallipoliRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Yahoo!

    Darwin teens Jack Lake and Amy Chittick both agree: at the dawn service in Gallipoli next month, they'll probably cry. The duo are two of four Northern Territory high school students who will travel to Turkey for an extended study tour ahead of the Anzac centenary on April 25. Amy Chittick's brother serves in the Army in Queensland, and she said the pilgrimage to Gallipoli was one she's wanted to make since she was little.

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  14. Croc sighted in floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northern Territory News

    "Please be crocwise and do not enter floodwaters or approach within 5m of the edge of floodwaters," Parks and Wildlife said in a statement. "Saltwater crocodiles do use the wet season flooding to move into new areas.

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  15. SexyLand case accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northern Territory News

    THE defence lawyer for the man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a SexyLand worker has accused the Department of Public Prosecutions of releasing CCTV to the media but not him. Magistrate Greg Smith said he "would've thought if it could be released to media it could be delivered to the defence".

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  16. Town camp review welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northern Territory News

    WALKING into a dark house littered with bodies it's all the paramedics can do to see where they are going, let alone save the life of a person in cardiac arrest. An Alice Springs paramedic has welcomed the government's review into town camps and said a large amount of their call outs were to town camps.

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  17. Homes under threat by rising waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northern Territory News

    "A major flood warning has been advised for the Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge as the river level at 4.16am was above the major flood level of 8.3m and is expected to rise to about 8.8m during the day," Acting Assistant Commissioner Michael Murphy said. "Some minor flooding is occurring into the yards of three properties and we will continue to closely monitor those properties in conjunction with their owners as the water levels at both the causeway and the billabong continue to rise."

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  18. Top End ready for Marines' stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northern Territory News

    Lance Cpl. Steven Atwood and Lance Cpl. Keegan Smih scrub a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter.

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  19. Pipeline grid comes to the fore on east coast gas, APA Group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Age

    Australia's interconnected gas pipeline grid will allow increased volumes of gas to flow into New South Wales and the east coast, even if NSW's own coal seam gas resources are slow to develop, gas pipeline owner APA Group says. APA's group executive transmission, Rob Wheals, is expected to outline opportunities for increased volumes of gas to flow northwards from the Bass Strait and for gas to flow south-east from the Northern Territory at the Australian Domestic Gas Outlook 2015 conference in Sydney on Thursday.

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  20. The World After America Is Coming Into Focus As Obama Sets RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New York Sun

    ... forces that made the full pivot were a few companies of Marines sent to enjoy the casino and the zoo at Darwin, Australia, which has not been under threat since a Japanese air raid in 1942, shortly after General Douglas MacArthur disembarked, ...

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