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  1. Moment of terror when woman swept away by monster waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    The woman at the centre of a dramatic rescue at Nobbys breakwall, in Newcastle, New South Wales has described her moment of terror when a wall of water turned a happy snap into a battle for survival. Standing near the northern end of the Nobbys breakwall on Friday, the woman was swept onto rocks and nearly into the sea after a monster wave pummeled into the rock shelf and spewed thousands of litres of seawater over the wall.

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  2. McCarthy student in the mix for Country U18sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northern Daily Leader

    The 16-year-old McCarthy Catholic College Year 11 student has been named in the Country Under 18 squad of 15, a squad that will be pruned to 10 to play for NSWC at the national titles in Ballarat later this year. He is hoping to make the Ballarat trip but also improve his basketball as his Tamworth Under 18 side waits to see if its nomination for a spot in the Country Premier League is approved.

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  3. Asian Cup: UAE edges 10-man Iraq to win 3rd-place playoffRead the original story

    Friday | USA Today

    Asian Cup: UAE edges 10-man Iraq to win 3rd-place playoff Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BylG64 NEWCASTLE, Australia - Striker and captain Ahmed Khalil scored goals on either side of halftime and tournament scoring leader Ali Mabkhout converted a second-half penalty as the United Arab Emirates clinched third place in the Asian Cup with a 3-2 win over a 10-man Iraq. Golden boot candidate Mabkhout scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 57th minute after he had been brought down from behind by Ahmed Ibrahim, a foul which earned the Iraqi defender a red card.

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  4. UAE Beat Iraq 3-2 to Take Asian Cup Third PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSB-TV

    The United Arab Emirates overcame a 10-man Iraq 3-2 in an action-packed Asian Cup third-placed playoff in Newcastle, Australia on Friday to complete an impressive tournament for Mahdi Ali Channel 2 WSB-TV launches the new Channel 2 Action News iPad App, download for free in the iTunes App Store.

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  5. Football: Dead-eye Mabkhout fires UAE to thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and United Arab Emirates at the AFC Asian Cup in Newcastle on January 30, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Saeed Khan) NEWCASTLE, Australia: Ali Mabkhout put one hand on the Asian Cup top-scorer award on Friday (Jan 30) as the United Arab Emirates came from behind ...

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  6. Australia's very dirty little secret EXPOSED: Man's campaign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Australia's very dirty little secret EXPOSED: Man's campaign against illegal dumping shows stunning bushland scattered with hideous waste Steve Shotton has shared a video of himself driving along a dirt track close to the M1 Motorway at Tarro, near Newcastle The father-of-three reveals that furniture, toys and garbage had been dumped on up to five kilometres of the track Local councils in NSW spend up to $50,000 each year cleaning up waste from illegal dumping and individuals can be fined up to $1500 on the spot A furious four-wheel drive enthusiast has exposed the filthy state of his local bushland, which has been overrun by illegal dumpers, and slammed those responsible for the mess.

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  7. Stean Lottery Introduces A New Way For Users to Get Rewarded While Being EntertainedRead the original story

    Friday | PR Log

    ... and entertaining videos. Try your luck for the various lottery prizes. PRLog - Jan. 30, 2015 - NEWCASTLE, Australia -- Steanlottery.com arrives in a market with a previously unheard of concept. Who has heard of a Website that Rewards it's every ...

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  8. My friend's mother makes $74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BlogHer

    An Australian mother to nine children took an active role during the c-section birth of her 10th and 11th children. After doctors cut open Gerri Wolfe, 41, she reached down to her lower abdomen and pulled out her twin daughters, Matilda and Violet.

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  9. How Do You Feel About Maternal Assisted C-Section?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BlogHer

    An Australian mother to nine children took an active role during the c-section birth of her 10th and 11th children. After doctors cut open Gerri Wolfe, 41, she reached down to her lower abdomen and pulled out her twin daughters, Matilda and Violet.

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  10. Teacher Nic Styles has come to Newcastle to further her netball educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Chronicle Live

    Team Northumbria defender Nic Styles is looking for work in North East schools, but four weeks after arriving in England, her teaching is well under way. The 25-year-old is the most high-profile member of the TN squad which starts its Netball Superleague campaign against Team Bath at Sport Central on Saturday.

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  11. No champagne yet, says Aussie boss...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bangkok Post

    Australia boss Ange Postecoglou said the Socceroos were not popping champagne corks yet after they sank United Arab Emirates 2-0 on Tuesday to set up an Asian Cup final against South Korea. Australia's goalkeeper Mathew Ryan clears the ball during their semi-final match against UAE at the AFC Asian Cup in Newcastle, Australia, on January 27, 2015 The hosts took a lightning quick lead in Newcastle through Trent Sainsbury after only three minutes, with left-back Jason Davidson adding the second shortly before the 15-minute mark.

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  12. Early goals take Australia past UAE to Asian Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Rediff.com

    ... Sainsbury scores during the Asian Cup semi-final against the United Arab Emirates at Hunter stadium, in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: Tony Feder/Getty Images Attacking midfielder Omar Abdulrahman did nothing to detract from his burgeoning ...

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  13. Asian Cup: Australia beat UAE 2-0 to reach finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Daily Star

    NEWCASTLE, Australia: Australia remained on course for its maiden Asian Cup title after defeating United Arab Emirates 2-0 in a semifinal at Newcastle Stadium Tuesday. Playing in Newcastle for the first time in almost 20 years, the Socceroos took a firm grip on the contest when defenders Trent Sainsbury and Jason Davidson punched in their first international goals inside the first 15 minutes.

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  14. Football: Lightning strikes fire Australia into Asian Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and United Arab Emirates at the AFC Asian Cup in Newcastle on Jan 27, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Saeed Khan) NEWCASTLE, Australia: Australia struck twice early on and then soaked up the pressure as they downed United Arab Emirates 2-0 to set up an Asian Cup ...

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  15. Sharks aren't criminals, but our fear makes us talk as if they areRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Age

    Sharks have been making news yet again, after a spate of sightings in Newcastle, New South Wales, prompted days of beach closures and reports of oceangoers allegedly being " stalked " by " monster " specimens. Similarly, when West Australian teenager Jay Muscat was killed by a shark on December 29 last year at Cheyne's Beach, near Albany, the state's media understandably covered the incident in detail, with an ABC television report claiming that a shark had been seen "stalking" the area for about week before the tragedy.

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  16. The madman on the moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NEWS.com.au

    AS A loyal listener for more than a decade, I think Triple J made a big mistake in excluding Taylor Swift from its Hottest 100 countdown. INDIA wants to change its reputation as a place that's hard to do business in.

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  17. Miss Australia 2014 Tegan Martin bikini picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    Miss Australia Tegan Martin finished in the top 10 at Sunday's Miss Universe 2015 Pageant. Among Twitter members in the United States, she appeared to join Miss USA Nina Sanchez, Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennel as America's favorites.

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  18. Newcastle welcomes new citizens on Australia Day 2015 | photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Star

    Hundreds filled the Concert Hall in Newcastle City Hall to watch the presentation of the Australian Citizenship certificates and the announcement of the Newcastle Australia Day Awards. Special guest Kamahl entertained the crowd with a speech and a song, while The University of Newcastle's chamber choir Echology performed Waltzing Matilda and Moreton Bay.

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  19. Iraq miss out on Asian Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Swindon Advertiser

    YASER Kasim's Iraqi teammates could not provide the Swindon Town star with a platform for Asian Cup glory as they lost their semi final 2-0 to South Korea, with the midfielder suspended. Kasim had to watch the semi final from the sidelines after he picked up his second booking of the tournament in the quarter final, when the Lions of Mesopotamia dramatically beat rivals Iran in on penalties.

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  20. Australia Day honours for the Hunter's community achieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | ABC News

    The man who founded New South Wales' first young mothers school with onsite childcare is one of around a dozen local people receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia. In 1997, Newcastle East's Kevin Berger founded the Dynamic Alternative Learning Environment or DALE school at Waratah for students struggling in mainstream education.

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