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  1. Our best Tassie drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Mercury

    From the highways to the back roads, it is hard to find a route that does not offer a breathtaking view, a historic stop or an artisan foodie. This all means a richer experience, but it also requires a little extra care, says RACT chief executive Harvey Lennon.

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  2. Storm cells bring marble-sized hail stones to HobartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | ABC News

    A line of storm cells from Queenstown in Tasmania's west to Hobart in the south has dropped hail stones and heavy rain. Some of the hail stones falling in Hobart were as large as marbles, pummelling cars and people as they ran for cover.

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  3. Storm warning for South and EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Mercury

    The Bureau of Meteorology warns the storms are likely to bring heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the Hobart, Swansea, New Norfolk, Orford, Bothwell and Richmond areas. ANTI-ISLAMIC sentiment has flooded social media in the wake of the Sydney siege, but there is a campaign gathering steam that will restore your faith in humanity.

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  4. Alcohol, smokes taken in ram raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Mercury

    POLICE are hunting at least three people involved in two overnight ram raids in the state's south that netted large quantities of alcohol and cigarettes and caused thousands of dollars of damage to retail businesses. Detectives from Glenorchy CIB are investigating raids on the Woolworths supermarket at New Norfolk and Berriedale's Granada Hotel BWS bottleshop.

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  5. Poppy Growers Tasmania urging vigilance in protecting crops from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABC News

    Poppy Growers Tasmania has urged growers to be stringent in reporting missing poppy capsules after a recent theft in the state's south. Tasmanian Police are investigating the theft of around 100 capsules from a farm near New Norfolk that occured earlier this month.

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  6. Deep risk in small poolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Mercury

    Royal Lifesaving Tasmania general manager Mel Bush keeps an eye on brothers Jasper 3, left, and Finn 5 O'Meara, of South Hobart. Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE Two children have died in backyard pools in Tasmania this year, including a toddler who fell into an inflatable pool.

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  7. New governor eager for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Examiner

    Chief Justice Alan Blow will swear in the law reformer and sentencing expert to the constitutional, community and ceremonial role. ''I'm really looking forward to meeting a range of stimulating and different people around the state, and I'm also looking forward to giving encouragement where I can in an a-political way.'

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  8. Honour role of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Mercury

    Incoming Governor Professor Kate Warner says she will need to become accustomed to being a known face. Picture: NIKKI DAVIS-JONES TASMANIA'S new governor is a trail-blazing academic with an adventurous spirit who has helped shape the criminal justice system in Tasmania and fostered some of the state's brightest legal minds.

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  9. NBN rolls out Tassie scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Mercury

    WORK on delivering the National Broadband Network to 106,000 Tasmanian homes and businesses will begin between now and June 2016. "We're committed to bringing fast broadband to all Australians as quickly as possible," NBN Co spokeswoman Lalla Mackenzie said.

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  10. Founders of life-changing organisation honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Examiner

    Lorraine and Ted Bosveld have been recognised for their overseas charity work with the Community Achievement Awards' highest accolade, the Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award. Picture: MARK JESSER The Riverside couple won the 2014 Community Achievement Awards' highest accolade, the Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award, last week.

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  11. Founders of life-changing organisation are honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Examiner

    Lorraine and Ted Bosveld have been recognised for their overseas charity work with the Community Achievement Awards' highest accolade, the Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award. Picture: MARK JESSER The Riverside couple won the 2014 Community Achievement Awards' highest accolade, the Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award, last week.

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  12. China leader memorial gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Mercury

    A TASMANIAN businessman says he has gained official approval to build a memorial garden to former leader Deng Xiaoping, after two years of negotiations. Peter Hope, the owner of Redlands Estate at New Norfolk, says it is the first time such a memorial outside China, has been approved by the Chinese Government.

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  13. New North, North-West magistrates announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner

    Ms Cure completed a Bachelor of Education at the University of Tasmania and taught in Hobart and New Norfolk before returning to university to study law. She graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Laws in 1989 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1990.

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  14. 'It's all over': Treasurer pulls wage freeze proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | ABC News

    The Government had given unions until 5:00pm to accept its offer of a legislated 12-month freeze, that would limit job cuts this financial year. "It is all over.

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  15. State's first female governor announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Examiner

    SENTENCING expert, professor of law and avid bushwalker Kate Warner says she is overwhelmed by the honour of becoming Tasmania's 28th governor. SENTENCING expert, professor of law and avid bushwalker Kate Warner says she is overwhelmed by the honour of becoming Tasmania's 28th governor.

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  16. State gets its first female governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    SENTENCING expert, professor of law and avid bushwalker Kate Warner says she is overwhelmed by the honour of becoming Tasmania's 28th governor. NATIONALLY RECOGNISED: Premier Will Hodgman appointed Professor Kate Warner as Tasmania's 28th governor yesterday.

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  17. 'Shambolic' deckie cops $1000 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Mercury

    A DRUNKEN deckhand who set fire to a stolen dinghy after using a cigarette lighter as a torch during a midnight refuelling has been fined $1000 by a Hobart court. Darren John Rowbottom pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully setting fire to property during the incident at Strahan in the early hours of December 19, 2010, which caused $15,000 damage to the vessel.

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  18. Unsold prison farm to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mercury

    Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin said the 600ha property would go to auction "in late November, early December" after the property failed to secure a serious offer. In September Dr Goodwin said the government was considering its options for the site, revealing it was costing taxpayers $4000 a week to maintain.

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  19. Head-turner joins Sydney-HobartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Mercury

    Newly launched American yacht Comanche looms as a serious threat to a record-breaking eighth Sydney to Hobart line honours win for Wild Oats XI in this year's Sydney to Hobart. Picture: George Bekris/ mstrsail A FLEET of 119 yachts, including 10 from Tasmania, has been entered for the 70th Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, marking another milestone in the history of one the world's most famous ocean races.

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  20. Crash traffic chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA Police and Ambulance Tasmania are at the scene of a crash on the Brooker Hwy, near Cloverleaf at New Town. HOLLYWOOD is coming to Tasmania, with Nicole Kidman set to star in a movie about the incredible life of Hobart man Saroo Brierley.

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