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  1. Australia 'heading backwards' on emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Ecologist

    Despite record heat and drought, Australia's emissions are soaring, along with its coal exports, says a new report. Both are set to increase as a matter of government policy - but a homegrown climate action movement is putting a spanner in the works.

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  2. Hang gliding world record brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Travelling 570 kilometres in one day is a good effort for anyone, but to do it powered purely by the elements is a world record. Newcastle pilot Scott Barrett smashed the previous record held for distance-to-goal hang gliding by more than 190 kilometres.

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  3. Company fined for dumping CSG fracking water from AGL site in Newcastle sewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    There are renewed concerns over a coal seam gas fracking operation in the Hunter Valley, after a contractor was fined for dumping wastewater into Newcastle's sewer system. AGL recently completed fracking at four CSG test wells just outside Gloucester, but has been vague on the detail of what would happen to the flow-back water from the operation.

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  4. The Chronicle sports desk give their heroes and villains and tackle Tyne-Wear derby weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Chronicle Live

    But credit should go to the FA Youth Cup squad for beating Millwall in round three and I'm going to try to tweak the rules and nominate the whole team for winning 3-1 at a tough old venue the New Den. Dave Watson has done a fantastic job with the youth team and it's good to see them in the fourth round.

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  5. China still loving Australian coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Age

    Despite China's efforts to moderate coal consumption it will still account for three-fifths of global demand growth in the years ahead Photo: The New York Times Chinese appetite for Australian coal is expected to keep growing at a steady pace with a new report predicting that while the pace of growth will slow, demand will continue to march higher with the help of a lower currency over the next five years, surpassing the 9-billion-tonne level by 2019. Australia is set to account for the largest growth in coal exports as Indonesia slows its global output as a result of higher domestic demand and government policies, according to the International Energy Agency's annual Medium-Term Coal Market Report.

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  6. Australian Protesters Peacefully Halt First Coal Train from Controversial Maules Creek MineRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Common Dreams

    A peaceful blockade has halted the first test train load of coal coming from the controversial Maules Creek coal mine on its way to Newcastle's Kooragang Island coal export terminals in the early hours of Monday morning. A group of 22 people met the train this morning.

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  7. Caldwell On Interest In Jarryd Hayne: 'We Take A Look At A Lot Of Different People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 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 at ...

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  8. Gareth Ward targets Eddie Obeid's OAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Illawarra Mercury

    Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has praised a move by the NSW Governor to strip Eddie Obeid and Joe Tripodi of their honorific. Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has praised a move by the NSW Governor to strip Eddie Obeid and Joe Tripodi of their honorific.

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  9. Hunter Valley coal towns feel the heat from mining downturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABC News

    CHRIS UHLMANN: And the pain from the fall in commodity prices isn't just measured by numbers in a budget paper. There is very real hurt in mining communities, where thousands of jobs have gone over the last year.

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  10. Striker driven to succeed since his schoolboy yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Wellington Phoenix will hit Eden Park this evening in rich attacking form and the man on the money is striker Nathan Burns. Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has long been a fan, and finally got his man when he signed the former Adelaide and Newcastle player on a two-year contract.

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  11. Dundee United looking to expand in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Scotsman.com

    Dundee United have confirmed they are involved in discussions with a number of Australian clubs as they seek to expand their horizons on and off the field. Chairman Stephen Thompson has recently returned from Australia - "one of a number of countries that Dundee United is monitoring," said a club statement - where he had talks with several clubs' and league representatives.

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  12. Stopping the blowout holesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Sand Trap

    This is my first post for a while so bare with me. I have been sitting around the14 handicap range for the past couple of years and have been frustrated by ruining great rounds with big numbers on 1 or 2 holes, EG: podium finishes in consecutive monthly medal's recently with 9 and 10 on the card respectively.

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  13. Call to change concept of harm reduction in alcohol policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Medical News Today

    A new policy paper by a University of York academic calls for limits on the influence of the drinks industry in shaping alcohol policy because it has a 'fundamental conflict of interest'. The article by Professor Jim McCambridge, of the Department of Health Sciences at York and academics at King's College London and the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, is published in this PLOS Medicine .

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  14. Mystery over woman's body in NSW riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NEWS.com.au

    CHECKING into a Qantas domestic flight will soon require no more effort on the passenger's part than clicking a mobile phone. THE grieving grandfather of Sam Trott who was found drowned today has told how the autistic toddler brought "so much sunshine into our lives".

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  15. NSW woman leans over an inflatable boat to PAT a Great White SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Daily Mail

    The terrifying moment a woman leans over an inflatable boat to PAT a 3m Great White Shark... just days after the maneater was seen leaping two METRES in the air Incredible footage has emerged of a potential predator that has made itself at home in a small NSW coastal town. A three-metre-long great white shark has become the latest tourist attraction in the Lake Macquarie on New South Wales' Central Coast, but is putting a serious dampener on swimming plans.

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  16. UCLA claims water polo crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... at UCSD's Canyonview Pool. The 6-foot-9 sophomore, who became a starter this season, ventured from Newcastle, Australia, with at least part of this scenario in mind. "Not so much a game-winning goal, but I did imagine playing in a national ...

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  17. PHOTO: A great white shark was spotted in Lake Macquarie near Newcastle, Australia, Dec. 5, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | ABC News

    People fishing at a coastal lake in Australia were stunned to see a great white shark swimming in the water. The shark was spotted at Murrays Beach in Lake Macquarie, in southeastern Australia, according to the Newcastle Herald .

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  18. Investec Australia Property Fund: Properties acquired for A$26.85mRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Iol.co.za

    INVESTEC Australia Property Fund has acquired two properties in New South Wales for a total of A$26.85 million . It has acquired a property located at 165 Newton Road in Wetherill Park in Sydney and another property located at 24 Spit Island Close in Newcastle.

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  19. Vital Healthcare flags A$14.4m of new projects, buys land in MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | NBR Newsroom

    ... listed medical and healthcare property investor, has signalled A$14.4 million of new developments in Newcastle, Australia, and bought land in Melbourne to beef up an existing property in the city. The property investor will spend A$13 million to ...

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  20. Boof backs veterans to rebound quickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | NEWS.com.au

    TONY Popovic found himself the centre of attention at the AFC Awards when while he was being congratulated by FFA boss Frank Lowy, Sepp Blatter butted in. NEWCASTLE'S Fijian flyer Akuila Uate has news for the critics already writing him off as a spent force in the NRL, declaring: "I'm not done yet".

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