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  1. Hobart suburbs most affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Mercury

    With a median house value of $136,649, the postcode is among five Hobart suburbs to sweep the top rankings of most affordable capital city suburbs. CoreLogic RP Data's monthly housing update showed Gagebrook, Herdsmans Cove, Clarendon Vale, Bridgewater and Risdon Vale as the top five on the list of the top 10. The results were based on median house values as of November last year with at least 100 sales over the past year.

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  2. TasWater to get bad taste out of Hobart's drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ABC News

    Hobart's drinking water could start to taste better from this weekend, with TasWater confident it has found a lasting solution to odour and taste problems. The Tasmanian water utility company has identified the cause of poor taste and odour as compounds from algal blooms in the River Derwent.

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  3. Rowers to target undefeated HoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Examiner

    Hore has been undefeated in the single scull this season but can expect stiff competition from Huon clubmates Georgia Nesbitt, Sarah Hawe, Alex Hayes and Eleni Kalimnios along with Tamar's Ciona Wilson and Meaghan Volker, of Buckingham, in what should be one of the highlight races of the weekend. Mersey's Taylor Wilczynski has peaked for this championship after a couple of years out of the sport with a serious back injury, but Sam Volker has pushed him all the way in recent races.

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  4. Algae likely cause of tainted waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Mercury

    TasWater's Dharma Dharmabalan says algae in the River Derwent is the most likely cause of Hobart's tainted water. ALGAE in the River Derwent is the likely cause of smelly and bad-tasting water that has sparked more than 500 complaints from TasWater customers in the greater Hobart area.

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  5. Hobart tainted water mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Mercury

    HOBART residents are being forced to buy bottled water because of concerns over the quality of drinking water from the tap. TasWater has received dozens of complaints over the past few weeks from customers across greater Hobart, claiming the water is "undrinkable".

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  6. Man sentenced for stealing, crashing and torching brother's carRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | ABC News

    A Tasmanian man has been given a suspended jail sentence for stealing his brother's car, crashing it and then setting it on fire to cover his tracks. New Norfolk man Benjamin Patrick Quarrell pleaded guilty to unlawfully setting fire to property, stealing, driving unlicensed and failing to stop at the scene of a crash.

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  7. Nitz and Kerkow set to bowl over rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    EYES ON THE TROPHY: Mark Nitz and Kelvin Kerkow are confident of a strong showing at the Penguin Classic Pairs next week. Picture: Meg Windram.

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  8. Howlett senior hasn't lost the knack of winningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    In his heyday Chris Howlett was a fierce harness racing competitor and winning multiple races on cards at the old Royal Showground circuit came with monotonous regularity. But when his children became old enough to drive Howlett took a 'back seat' and set about training a few to get the children involved.

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  9. Wilson to defend Classic Pairs titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Advocate

    A HOST of state and national champions will converge on the greens of North-West bowls clubs in 10 days' time when the Penguin Classic Pairs tournament is held. BACK: Melbourne's Aaron Wilson is back to defend his crown but will have a new partner.

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  10. Petrol at six-year low and fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Mercury

    PETROL prices in Tasmania have plunged to their lowest level in almost six years, averaging about $1.26 a litre for unleaded. The RACT yesterday reported unleaded selling for 126.5 at North Hobart; 126.7 at Lutana; and 127.3 at Sandy Bay.

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  11. Live Asian Cup: three Roos changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Mercury

    IT'S the second round of group matches in Group A as the Socceroos look to cement their progress through to the knockout stages of the 2015 Asian Cup when they take on Oman. We'll also have all the build-up to the big Socceroos clash and the best of social media below ahead of 8pm kick-off.

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  12. Hobart worth its weight in goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    THE Hobart International tennis tournament may run at a loss this year but it is worth its weight in gold, says tennis boss Steve Healy, because it helps secure the future of the Australian Open. Most of the world's top women are at the Sydney International but every women's player ranked from world 26 to 50 is in Hobart this week for the 22nd running of the $250,000 WTA tournament.

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  13. Bitcoin ATM opens in LauncestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    Bitcoin director of Launceston Launch Adam Poulton said the $5000 machine would enable Bitcoin users to transfer digital cash around the world free of charge using a smartphone. "Bitcoin is made for the internet so it has got a lot of really good uses on the internet, it's a little bit more marginal on day-to-day trade,'' he said.

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  14. In-form Watson too strong for StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    BRITAIN number one Heather Watson is in career-best form and on track to win the Hobart International after hammering US fifth seed Sloane Stephens in the second round on Tuesday. After the near-perfect 64-minute demolition of the American young gun 6-3 6-1, Watson advanced to the last eight and said she had not played that well since winning ITF tournaments in Michigan and May early last year.

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  15. Cherry farm death inquiry continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into a workplace accident at a cherry farm in the Derwent Valley that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man. THE Bellerive Beach car park will be moved further away form the beach following a decision last night by Clarence City Council.

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  16. Flood alert ahead of heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    Tasmania's East Coast motorist slowly crosses an inundated stretch of road between Scamander and St Helens during heavy rains back in 2011. THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a flood watch alert for Tasmania's North-East and East Coast ahead of forecast heavy rain later today and tomorrow.

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  17. Thieves target NW touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    THIEVES are targeting holiday-makers in Tasmania's North-West, with a spate of thefts reported from vehicles at caravan parks and motels. "There are many influences that contribute to offenders breaking into vehicles and we are confident these burglaries are opportunistic," Detective Acting Sergeant Felicity Boyd said.

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  18. Helicopter sets New Norfolk abuzzRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Mercury

    NEW Norfolk residents wondering why a helicopter has been flying low over the area for several hours this morning can be assured nothing sinister or tragic has occurred. The helicopter is being used to identify any potential bushfire hazards or risks that require rectification during the bushfire season.

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  19. Friendly advice results in Burnie Cup winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | HarnessLink.com

    When harness racing trainer Christian Salter leased Miss Lively on the advice of his good friend Jason Mackrill he was hoping for some early success, but after two starts her new owner thought she was a dud! At her third start, however, the daughter of Live Or Die delivered the goods and she has been delivering ever since. At Burnie last night Miss Lively she stepped straight to the front in the marathon Burnie Cup over 2798 metres and was never headed on her way to defeating Hello Good Shanks by over eight metres, with Musselroe Bay a long neck away third.

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  20. A lively winner in Burnie CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Advocate

    BURNIE Cup winner Miss Lively was exactly that just prior to the start of last night's $10,000 showpiece event at Wivenhoe Showground. BURNIE Cup winner Miss Lively was exactly that just prior to the start of last night's $10,000 showpiece event at Wivenhoe Showground.

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