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  1. Friday Rewind - When the Queen came to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    Upon Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, announcing their Australian tour in 1953, regional towns began to lobby furiously for the privilege of hosting the Royal entourage, some more forthrightly than others. Former Hamilton resident and history buff Merron Riddiford told of the rivalry on her history blog, reporting the Portland Guardian headlines of the time included 'Number One Priority for Royal Visit Should Have Been Portland's' and 'No Royal Visit an Insult to Portland'.

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  2. Man checking craypots dies after boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    A 49-year-old man has died after his aluminium dinghy overturned off Cape Douglas in South Australia's south-east. Police said the Mount Gambier man was checking craypots about 300 metres offshore when his boat overturned about 6:45am .

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  3. SE man dies after falling overboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Naracoorte Herald

    The Mount Gambier man, 49, was in a small dinghy that capsized about 200m offshore of Cape Douglas, about 10km west of Port Macdonnell, about 6.45am.

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  4. Natimuk gymastic club set for annual invitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wimmera Mail-Times

    MORE than 300 gymnasts from across the state will compete in Natimuk and District Gymnastic Club's annual invitational competition at the weekend. POISE: Kayla Kelm practises on the balance beam ahead of Natimuk and District Gymnastic Club's annual invitational competition, which starts on Saturday.

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  5. Man's body found after dinghy capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    HE'S the mild-mannered family man who loves Jesus and a surf. But now, he has finally unleashed his ferocious side, going absolutely postal at this rival.

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  6. Friday Rewind - When the Queen came to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    Upon Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, announcing their Australian tour in 1953, regional towns began to lobby furiously for the privilege of hosting the Royal entourage, some more forthrightly than others. Former Hamilton resident and history buff Merron Riddiford told of the rivalry on her history blog, reporting the Portland Guardian headlines of the time included 'Number One Priority for Royal Visit Should Have Been Portland's' and 'No Royal Visit an Insult to Portland'.

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  7. The remarkable horse that survived Cyclone Tracy and went on to win ribbons across AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ABC News

    Many of Darwin's horses died during Cyclone Tracy, some hit with flying pieces of corrugated iron, others washed out to sea and never seen again. One mare named Katousa survived and went on to win competitions across Australia, living a remarkable and long life with her owner Kyli Bullock.

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  8. SA Liberals side with Greens to support fracking inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ABC News

    An inquiry into unconventional gas exploration in South Australia could be underway as early as next week following Liberal Party support for a Greens motion in State Parliament's Upper House. The Opposition amended the motion by Greens MP Mark Parnell to ensure the Parliament's Natural Resources Committee focused primarily on the south east, an agriculturally rich region heavily earmarked by the State Government for shale gas extraction.

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  9. Busker to face court over molestationRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    A busker will face a sentence hearing for molesting a five-year-old girl in the playground of a South Australian school. Michael John Molloy, 26, was found guilty in August of aggravated indecent assault in November 2013 at a Mount Gambier primary school playground.

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  10. New wheels for LucindaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Naracoorte Herald

    Naracoorte Toyota dealer principal Malcolm Collins hands over the new bus to Lucindale Lions Club members Chris Watts, Jeff Davey and Trevor Smiley Martin. Lucindale Lions Club have traded in their old bus for a brand new 12-seater Toyota Hiace through Naracoorte Toyota.

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  11. Finnigan sides with Libs for fracking inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | NEWS.com.au

    FALLEN WA footballer Dayle Garlett has filmed himself speeding at more than 200km/hr and posted it to social media - on the same day he was charged with driving a stolen car. BFF BLOG: Train services suspended and roads swamped with water, causing cars to float away, as wild storm brings heavy rain and flash flooding to southeast.

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  12. Fake Portland crash tests emergency responsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Warrnambool Standard

    The pilot tries to keep it on course but the plane veers off the tarmac, slamming into the ground, killing two and injuring eight. That's the scenario emergency services had to deal with at Portland airport last night - but for all the gore and sirens, the crash drama was just a trial to put everyone to the test.

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  13. Warrnambool on list as key hubRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Warrnambool Standard

    WARRNAMBOOL has been listed as a key industry and service hub in a new national report called Foundations of Regional Australia. WARRNAMBOOL has been listed as a key industry and service hub in a new national report called Foundations of Regional Australia.

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  14. Baseballers do it toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Naracoorte Herald

    IT was another tough game for the young Rangers baseballers in the under 13s against a bigger and stronger Tigers outfit on Saturday. Rangers' Ashley Fox takes the ball safely in his glove, but Centrals batter Steve Wanganeen makes it to first base.

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  15. Ice experts to headline Mt Gambier forum in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | ABC News

    One of Australia's leading drug researchers will join other specialist speakers at a community forum in Mount Gambier in February to help the region combat 'ice' or crystal methamphetamine use. Sergeant Paul Scicluna with members of the Limestone Coast Drug Action Team Sophie Bourchier, Jen Cruise and Alison Brash at Mount Gambier police station.

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  16. New Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee declares victoryRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | ABC News

    The City of Mount Gambier's new Mayor, Andrew Lee, has made his first public statement since being elected more than a week ago. Mr Lee had been reluctant to comment before the result was officially declared late on Friday, despite outpolling his closet rival by more than 1,000 votes.

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  17. Terang Tornadoes to come out fightingRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Warrnambool Standard

    The Tornadoes host winless Timboon Taipans and south-west conference contender Horsham Hornets in a Country Basketball League double-header this weekend. Terang co-coach Scott Judd said the Tornadoes, who have one win from their opening four matches, were desperate to start both games strongly.

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  18. Weight no bar to Lightinthenite's Dunkeld Cup bidRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Warrnambool Standard

    Talented jockey Nikita Beriman and a good barrier draw should help offset a big weight for Lightinthenite in the $25,000 Dunkeld Cup today, according to Warrnambool trainer Jarrod McLean. Talented jockey Nikita Beriman and a good barrier draw should help offset a big weight for Lightinthenite in the $25,000 Dunkeld Cup today, according to Warrnambool trainer Jarrod McLean.

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  19. Mount Gambier Christmas Parade expected to lure thousandsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | ABC News

    Fifty-five floats, as well as bands and individual entries, will weave their way through the heart of Mount Gambier from 11:00am tomorrow for the 55th annual Christmas Parade. Denise Richardson, from the city council, said the event was an enduring south-east tradition, with thousands of people expected to line Commercial Street in order to soak up the festive spirit.

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  20. Friday Rewind: Mt Gambier Christmas parade - fires on floats and the 'ladies' of OGRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | ABC News

    It's a classic shot symbolic of a time where OH&S regulations were unheard of and local businessmen were more than happy to embrace their inner lady, all in the name of Christmas cheer. The front page of a 1979 Border Watch tells the story of a float fire, which injured six children.

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