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  1. Bridgewater Bridge stuck openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Mercury

    In a statement issued about 12.15pm, Tasmania Police asked motorists to use the Bowen Bridge or the bridge at New Norfolk to cross the River Derwent instead. Police said up to nine vehicles were involved in the crash in the south-bound lanes at Berriedale just before 7.30am today.

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  2. Tasmanian man to walk from Launceston to Hobart to 'prove' the need for footpathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ABC News

    A Tasmanian man will walk from Launceston to Hobart to raise awareness of his campaign to have a footpath installed along every road in the state. The group Tasmanians for Proper Footpaths has been lobbying state and local governments pressing its belief that people should be able to walk anywhere they can drive.

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  3. Man pleads not guilty to assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Mercury

    A SOUTHERN Tasmanian man accused of punching and burning his partner on a boat trip off Southport earlier this year - before allegedly throwing her overboard and holding her head underwater - has pleaded not guilty to assault in the Hobart Magistrate's Court. Police allege that on January 3, Erin Jay Tyers, 42, of Franklin, forced a lit cigarette into the women's throat, punched her several times in the back and shoulder, locked her in the vessel's toilet, and brandished a knife in her face.

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  4. ACT man's body retrieved by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    THE body of a Canberra man who died on Tasmania's highest peak has been successfully retrieved and is being transported to Hobart. The 59-year-old man fell from a cliff on Mt Ossa - a rugged 1617m peak in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park - on Sunday and died from head injuries.

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  5. Tfga Ceo announced tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    The new appointment comes after Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers' Association chief executive Jan Davis advised the TFGA board mid-January she was leaving. In her five years in the role, Ms Davis became one of Tasmania's most prominent voices for the rural sector.

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  6. Laughs game of nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    The biggest-selling comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Byrne has received numerous accolades and taken his high-energy, original brand of stand-up to New York, Boston, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brussels, Milan and Paris. Now he's in Tasmania for the first time, taking Hobart audiences on a chaotic hour-long journey in You Name the Show , which opened in the Spiegeltent last night.

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  7. MPs back V-Day campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    Vagina Monologues cast members Dale James and Anna Young with director Jane Withers and cast member Robin Banks. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN WOMEN'S issues, including domestic violence and topics rarely discussed in public, will come to the fore when the internationally acclaimed play The Vagina Monologues returns to Tasmania this week.

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  8. Titles just part of OHA's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    IT would appear that success for hockey players isn't confined to the field of play, with club-side OHA's women's squad a shining example. OHA have clinched thepast two Southern Hockey League premierships, incredibly with four of the players on a path to becoming doctors.

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  9. Whincup is just Plain dominantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    V8 Supercar dominator Jamie Whincup hopes a new aerodynamics package on his Red Bull Racing Commodore can deliver a record 11th victory at Symmons Plains Raceway this weekend. It will be the 43rd time Tasmania's 2.41km torture track has hosted a round of the Australian V8 championship and no one has won there more times than Whincup, 32, of the Gold Coast.

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  10. New top-four challenge contenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Mercury

    KINGBOROUGH Lions coach Colin Robbins has challenged last year's best finishers South Hobart, Hobart Zebras, Olympia Warriors and Northern Rangers, claiming his side is the dark horse capable of entering the Victory League's top four in 2015. The Victory Cup finals will be comprised of the top six finishing clubs this year, rather than just the top four set up over the past two years, so the Lions should make the cut for the first time.

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  11. Man in court over alleged woundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    West man is standing trial in Burnie charged with wounding a man he believed was trying to steal a motorbike at a party. The Supreme Court heard Jamie Lawrence Carrick had become involved in an altercation with the alleged victim during a party in East Devonport in November, 2013.

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  12. Trio plead not guilty to assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    Joseph Andrew Edwards had pleaded not guilty to assault, causing grievous bodily harm and taking part in an affray "to the terror of her majesty's subjects". Denison Ong Chin Jui and Nicholas David McWilliams have pleaded not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm and taking part in an affray.

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  13. Man dies after fall on Mt OssaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    A PARTY of police and SES is walking into the heart of the Cradle Mt National Park to retrieve the body of a 59-year-old Canberra man who died after falling from a steep section of the Mt Ossa walking track yesterday. Police were advised late yesterday that the man had sustained head injuries after falling while returning from the summit.

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  14. Target's recalled Easter bunniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    RETAIL giant Target has issued a nationwide recall over some of its chocolate products just two weeks ahead of Easter. The NSW Food Authority has issued a warning over several of its products which have been available for sale at Target and Target Country stores nationally due to the potential presence of undeclared allergens including tree nuts and peanuts.

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  15. Driver seriously injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    POLICE are on the scene of a single vehicle rollover at Lymington Rd, Cygnet, which is closed to all traffic. THE Davis Station expeditioner at the centre of a rescue operation is on board the Aurora Australis and on his way to Hobart.

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  16. Sick expeditioner on way to HobartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    THE Davis Station expeditioner at the centre of a rescue operation is on board the Aurora Australis and on his way to Hobart after being transferred by helicopter last night. The Australian Antarctic Division's Polar Medicine Unit said the transfer went smoothly and the man was in a serious but stable condition in the ship's medical unit.

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  17. Woman rescued from West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    At about 6.30pm, Australian Search Rescue in Canberra contacted Tasmania Police to advise them of a personal locator beacon activation in the mountain ranges. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter arrived at the location at about 8.30pm and located the 57-year-old Primrose Sands woman.

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  18. Concerns over welfare of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    Tasmania Police say there are concerns for Moira Adderley, from Rosetta, as it is unlike her not to return home and not to contact her parents. THE police union has advised members to suspend car chases because of confusion about pursuit policy and fear of disciplinary action.

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  19. Volker primed to make a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    THREE years ago Meaghan Volker's love of rowing had diminished to the point where she questioned where her future in the sport was headed. Having twice missed selection at national under-23 level, the Buckingham club member was floundering until she received an invitation to travel to the US to join the UCLA program.

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  20. Knights come up smelling of RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Mercury

    KINGBOROUGH will get the chance to avenge its Twenty20 and Kookaburra Cup final losses in the CTPL decider after consigning South Hobart-Sandy Bay to more grade cricket misery yesterday. Thanks to state spinner Clive Rose's second century of the season and Brad Lovell completing a brilliant individual all-round effort, the Knights mowed down their 285-run target to win by four wickets at the Twin Ovals.

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