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  1. Bikie gang 'business model' to spread ice across Australia: task force chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Bikie gangs are on a mission to spread the drug methamphetamine, or ice, across Australia, having made it part of their business model, the head of Australia's new task force on ice has said during a visit to Tasmania. Ken Lay, formerly Victoria's police commissioner, said motorcycle gangs played an "enormous" role in ice being distributed across towns and cities throughout the country.

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  2. Brighton eyes top-tier clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Mercury

    Brighton's Hugh Williams looks to get a hand pass away under pressure from his Sorell opponent. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN BRIGHTON achieved its goal of breaking apart the top and bottom five of the SFL after over-running Sorell today, but coach Jamie Ling has now turned his attention to the top tier of clubs in the competition.

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  3. Tassie companies get in the SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    TASMANIAN company Fairbrother Joinery has won a $2 million contract as part of the $31.5 million refurbishment of the Spirit of Tasmania vessels. Several other contracts for sheet metal, glass, veneers and decorative doors have been won by firms on the North-West Coast and in Launceston.

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  4. Australians who've done EurovisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    German maid ... Australian singer Jane Comerford represented Germany at Eurovision in 2006 with unlikely German country band Texas Lightning. They did not win.

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  5. Gerrans crashes out of Giro d'ItaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans led his Orica-GreenEdge team to the race lead during the first stage but has been forced to retire. AUSTRALIAN cycling's dream start to this Giro d'Italia is a distant memory, with Simon Gerrans crashing yet again and withdrawing from the race.

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  6. Man dies after Strahan crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    Inspector Stuart Wilkinson said police believe the 22-year-old man lost control of the quad bike while negotiating a corner. He suffered severe head injuries when he was thrown from the bike and died while being transported to the North-West Regional Hospital.

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  7. Forget words, new emojis arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    THERE is good news for those who have a face palm moment or need to express their love of bacon or selfies - new emoji are on their way. The Unicode Consortium , the not-for-profit organisation which manages the set of accepted emoji symbols, has just approved 38 new symbols.

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  8. Most cursed movies of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    SOON after the original Poltergeist terrified audiences, it began freaking out fans who noticed that several cast members died under unusual circumstances. Let's look at the calamities that hit that production and the other movies said to be "cursed" by misfortunes: Dominique Dunne, daughter of Vanity Fair columnist and movie producer Dominick Dunne, starred as the teen daughter in the haunted house.

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  9. Cadbury sheds 80 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    FOOD giant Mondelez says about 80 workers at the Claremont chocolate factory will be made redundant as part of efficiency changes. "As a result around 80 roles will no longer be required.

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  10. Man attacked with star picketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    POLICE are searching for a gang of five youths who attacked a man and robbed him of $250 at New Norfolk last night. The 21-year-old man told police he was walking on the Scenic Track, between Humphrey St and The Avenue, about 7pm when he was approached by three young men while another two young men watched on.

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  11. New foe a Lady no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    PLAYMAKER Ashton Eaton will go from South Conference championship guard to public enemy No.1 tomorrow night when the Lady Chargers head to Albury-Wodonga. Eaton, who had been with the women's program since its inception in 2010, played a pivotal role in lifting Hobart to its first title last year.

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  12. Cadbury sheds 80 jobs, union saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    The AMWU called the job losses at the Claremont chocolate factory "a sad day for workers and a terrible day for Tasmania". "Today we are focused on looking after workers and their families as best we can in this difficult situation," AMWU Tasmanian secretary John Short said.

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  13. Victim begged for her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    A VICTIM of years of domestic violence begged for her life before she was stabbed to death by her abusive partner. The 52-year-old suffered years of violence at Mason's hands - from slaps and punches to thrown furniture and smashed property.

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  14. Heritage home list angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    Property Council of Australia Tasmanian executive director Brian Wightman has called on the council to immediately remove the properties "to provide procedural fairness" with fears the listings could reduce property values. "Property owners and investors oblivious to these outrageous changes have been caught in a culture of over-regulation," Mr Wightman said.

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  15. Tassie hits $590m jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA is headed for the mother of all GST windfalls, with the state expected to reap an additional $590 million in federal grants over the next four years. Labor says the State Government can no longer claim an emergency and must restore essential services it cut in the name of budget repair.

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  16. Diver found after seven-hour searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mercury

    The 32-year-old Launceston man went missing about 1.10pm. He was diving off the northwest side of Waterhouse Island with about 45 minutes of air in his tank.

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  17. Has the new HiLux gone soft?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Mercury

    THE first all-new Toyota HiLux ute in 10 years just got a whole lot tougher - even though it is loaded with luxury technology and was designed by the same person who developed one of the world's smallest cars. The chief engineer for the new HiLux, unveiled globally Thursday afternoon ahead of its showroom arrival in October, also created Toyota's tiny European city car, the iQ, which is about the same size as a Smart.

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  18. One rule we should just leave aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Mercury

    GROWING up as a kid in Tasmania I only ever had one goal - and that was to follow in my father's footsteps and play football for Richmond. I never saw my Dad, Alan "Bull" Richardson, play but I know he was a ruck rover who played 10 years at Richmond and played in the premiership in 1967.

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  19. 'Wheelgate' dominates Giro talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Mercury

    Australian Richie Porte signs the board prior the start of the 11th stage of the 98th Giro d'Italia. "WHEELGATE" continues to haunt the Giro d'Italia as fallout from Richie Porte's two-minute penalty overshadowed Russian Ilnur Zakarin victory on stage 11. Breakaway Zakarin secured his first grand tour stage win as Alberto Contador retained the pink leader's jersey - and a slender time gap - over Astana's Fabio Aru.

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  20. Grassy's classy kid steps up in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Mercury

    Will Cleeland has moved from King Island to Hobart and is now playing senior football with the Tigers in the TSL. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN IT'S a long way from King Island to Kingston and even further from the King Island Football Association to the TSL.

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