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

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  2. Howlett senior hasn't lost the knack of winningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  3. Wilson to defend Classic Pairs titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  4. Petrol at six-year low and fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  5. Live Asian Cup: three Roos changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  6. Hobart worth its weight in goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  7. Bitcoin ATM opens in LauncestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  8. In-form Watson too strong for StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  9. Cherry farm death inquiry continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  10. Flood alert ahead of heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  11. Thieves target NW touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  12. Helicopter sets New Norfolk abuzzRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  13. Friendly advice results in Burnie Cup winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | 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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  14. A lively winner in Burnie CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | 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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  15. Memorial events draw quality fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Advocate

    LOCAL HOPE: Devonport driver Kristian Kelly will contest the Robert Jordan Memorial Race in Hobart tomorrow night. Picture: Stuart Wilson.

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  16. Deeper than bricks and mortarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Mercury

    I urge the State and Federal Governments to increase heritage funding and give greater recognition to the importance of heritage protection. There is no doubt employment, health and education are an integral part of the economy, but heritage is also a major asset which could offer opportunities for job-creating innovation and education.

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  17. Bureau declares 2014 hot and dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Mercury

    Ella Browning and Chloe Welch, both 16, of New Norfolk, bought inflatable tubes to cool off in the River Derwent on January 14 last year. The Bureau of Meteorology's annual climate statement shows Australia experienced its third-warmest year and preliminary data suggests that, globally, 2014 could have been the warmest year on record.

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  18. Valley homes without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Mercury

    TasNetworks is currently working to restore power to homes in Uxbridge, Mt Lloyd, New Norfolk, Plenty, Lachlan, Molesworth and Moogara. Power was also cut to homes in the state's north earlier this evening as the storm front passed through about 5pm, affecting Tayene, Targa and Nunamara, with services expected to be restored about 10pm tonight.

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  19. Highway closed for maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Mercury

    THE Lyell Hi ghway between Pioneer Avenue and Hillside Crescent in New Norfolk will be closed to general traffic for two days next week to allow for maintenance work. The section of the highway will be closed from 7am-5pm on Wednesday and Thursday, with the road reopened to traffic after 5pm.

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

    Saturday Dec 27 | 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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