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  1. 'The Blood That's to Come': Pacific Islanders Take on Australian CoalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Police move in to remove protesters in kayaks as they paddle in front of a ship as it leaves the Newcastle coal port on Friday, October 17, 2014. - The recent blockade of ships entering the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, has brought much-needed attention to the negative impacts of the fossil fuel industry on global climate patterns.

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  2. Pacific Islanders Take on Australian CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    ... Credit: Catherine Wilson/IPS - The recent blockade of ships entering the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, has brought much-needed attention to the negative impacts of the fossil fuel industry on global climate patterns. But it will ...

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  3. Caldwell Addresses Report Of Lions Working Out Rugby Star Jarryd HayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    ... MI 48034 (248) 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels in action during the round 25 NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Parramatta Eels ...

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  4. NBN adds 140 suburbs to rollout plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    The company responsible for the National Broadband Network has released a list of an extra 140 suburbs where it plans to roll out fast broadband. Work is underway to build the NBN in parts of the Central Coast, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie regions in New South Wales, as well as the Greater Brisbane, Moreton Bay and Wide Bay Burnett regions in Queensland.

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  5. Are you about to get the NBN?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | NEWS.com.au

    WORK is finally underway to get the long awaited, high speed national broadband network to 200,000 new homes and businesses. But only in New South Wales and Queensland.

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  6. Marshall Island poet speaks at UN climate summitRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scoop

    ... Warriors, joined by hundreds of Australians, will peacefully blockade the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia using our traditional canoes. United we will stand up to the fossil fuel industry and world leaders must join this fight in ...

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  7. Pacific Climate Change Warriors Block World's Largest Coal PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Inter Press Service

    A Pacific Climate Change Warrior paddles into the path of a ship in the world's biggest coal port to bring attention to the impact of climate change on low-lying islands. Courtesy of Dean Sewell/Oculi for 350.org - Climate Change Warriors from 12 Pacific Island nations paddled canoes into the world's largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia, Friday to bring attention to their grave fears about the consequences of climate change on their home countries.

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  8. Pacific Climate Warriors from 12 Countries Blockade World's Largest Coal PortRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Common Dreams

    NEWCASTLE, Australia - Thirty Pacific Climate Warriors [2] were joined by hundreds of Australians to peacefully blockade the world's largest coal port in Newcastle today and called on the country to stop its destructive expansion of fossil fuels causing climate change.[3] The 30 warriors have used traditional canoes, built in their islands and brought to Australia, to stop coal ships from entering and leaving the port for the day. In doing so they have shown the fossil fuel industry that they will stand up to Australia's radical plans to double coal exports and drastically increase gas production that are causing the climate change threatening their homelands.

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  9. Pacific protesters in canoes, kayaks target Australian coal portRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. NEWCASTLE, Australia, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters on Friday joined environmental activists from a dozen South Pacific countries ...

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  10. HRNSW InquiriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | HarnessLink.com

    Trainer Bruce Dumesny in relation to the findings of the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory that morphine was detected in a urine sample taken from SHIRAZ SHANNON following its win in race 4, the Tony & Jill McCarthy Pace conducted at Peak Hill on Sunday 15 June 2015. Trainer Glenn Hayward continuation of an inquiry that was commenced on 1 September 2014 into the findings from the National Measurement Institute that Cobalt above the threshold was detected in a urine sample taken from BIEN HOA following its win in race 4, the NTS Pace conducted at Newcastle on 29 May 2014.

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  11. Fact check: Does a farmer commit suicide every four days in Australia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | ABC News

    Australian agriculture is "closing down" and farmers - "the toughest people this nation has ever produced" - are folding, federal MP Bob Katter says. Speaking as part of a mental health special on the ABC's Q&A's program on October 6, Mr Katter said Australia's four big agricultural sectors - sheep, cattle, dairy and sugar cane - were all "going straight down the chute at 100 mile an hour".

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  12. Aden Young goes places with RectifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Star Online

    ... his parents moved there. (His father is originally from Missouri, United States, and his mother is from Newcastle, Australia.) As an adult, Young was busy travelling to Russia, France and Italy, discovering just how similar people are despite the ...

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  13. Freshwater Nats now setting the NSW agendaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Crikey

    There was a tectonic shift in New South Wales politics today when the Nationals elected 44-year-old ex-police inspector Troy Grant as their new leader and he automatically became Deputy Premier. Grant is a political novice.

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  14. Rice plantings reduced in southern New South Wales with smaller water ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | ABC News

    Australian food manufacturer SunRice expects it'll process a much smaller rice crop next year because of the cost and availability of water. SunRice chairman Gerry Lawson says 2015 production will be substantially lower, unless water allocations improve in the final weeks of sowing.

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  15. Rare Spring Snow Falls in Parts of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WTVY Dothan

    The damaging winds and extreme rainfall that tore through the city were caused by a low pressure system off the east coast of New South Wales that created several smaller low pressure systems, according to meteorologists. Strathfield received 94 millimetres of rain in just three hours, which meteorologists say is a once in a century event.

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  16. Up and at it | Wednesday, October 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Northern Daily Leader

    And that's a wrap for the morning blog. But you can find plenty more news on the region's websites.

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  17. NZRL: Junior Kiwis hoping to turn tablesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Scoop

    Leading 26-10 soon after halftime at Kograh Oval, the NZ side were unable to hold their advantage down the stretch, conceding five unanswered tries to let the Junior Kangaroos through 38-26. While the Junior Warriors barely held on in similar circumstances only two weeks ago in their Holden Cup triumph, the JKs simply wilted in the New South Wales spring heat and had no answer when the pressure went on.

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  18. Smart Cities Platform from VIMOC Technologies Recognized at Cisco...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Information Technology

    ... in Chicago this week to present and promote its Smart City pilot programs implemented in , Calif., and Newcastle, Australia, and is a finalist in the Cisco Internet of Things World Forum for its Landscape-Computing platform and its implementation in ...

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  19. Palo Alto Hosts 'Smart' City Partner From AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Patch.com

    The government of the City of Newcastle, Australia, Mayor Brad Luke and a City of Newcastle delegation last week hosted an open house for the local Palo Alto business community to commemorate work on a pilot program with Bay-area company VIMOC Technologies. VIMOC Technologies is simultaneously working with Palo Alto to pilot a street-parking management solution that, using advanced sensor technology, will provide city officials and the public with real-time parking status and space availability. 1 comment

  20. Stand with the Pacific Island WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Daily Kos

    ... to our homes is the fossil fuel industry. So here's how we're fighting back: there's a coal port in Newcastle, Australia and it's the largest in the world, shipping approximately 560,000 tonnes of coal every single day. If the port were a country, ...

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