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  1. Baird vows to get on with power privatisation plan immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | ABC News

    New South Wales Premier Mike Baird says he will waste no time with getting on with his plan to partially privatise poles and wires, after claiming victory in state election. Speaking to reporters in his electorate of Manly this morning, Mr Baird said he planned to get started today and hoped to have the legislation before Parliament as soon as possible.

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  2. Election victory hands Mike Baird mandate for power privatisationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Premier Mike Baird's personal popularity has trumped a massive campaign against his power privatisation plan to deliver the Coalition a convincing victory in the state election. The win was despite a swing to Labor of just under 9 per cent, giving the party a predicted win of 34 seats to the Coalition's 53. Mr Baird was given a rapturous welcome at the Coalition HQ at a hotel in the Sydney CBD as he claimed victory at 9:40pm on Saturday.

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  3. Decision day: Hunter voters head to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Hunter voters go to the polls today to elect their State government representatives. While some local seats could go either way, others will require a substantial swing to change hands.

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  4. APA Group in talks on NSW coal seam gas pipelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Age

    Australia's biggest gas pipeline owner, APA Group, is in talks with Santos on a potential new pipeline to transport coal seam gas in New South Wales, as it covers all bases to ensure it is involved in bringing much-needed gas to the state's users. The pipeline would be about 200 kilometres long and transport gas from Santos's proposed $2 billion Narrabri project to Tamworth to join the existing APA pipeline grid in NSW, Rob Wheals, group executive transmission at Sydney-based APA, said.

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  5. 'Did you abuse my son?' mother asks priest 40 years after son diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Age

    His death, in 1974, came after an apparently uneventful day at school where his class teacher was also a serial child sex offender. More than 40 years later, his mother Audrey Nash, 89, wants that teacher, former Marist Brother Romuald to answer a devastating and heartbreaking question.

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  6. White hot! Tegan Martin flaunts a glimpse of cleavage and pert...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Mail

    Army charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion after Obama freed 5 Taliban commanders to ransom him - but he WON'T face the death penalty Did Allied troops rape 285,000 German women? That's the shocking claim in a new book.

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  7. CINTEC Technology Aids in Restoration of Award-Winning 12th Century CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | ThomasNet

    ... and preservation. CINTEC America of Baltimore, MD, has associated offices in Newport, Wales, UK; Newcastle, Australia; Ottawa, Canada and in India. The principal activity of the company is the design and manufacture of the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor ...

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  8. Big NSW state election advertising campaigns largely redundant: researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The advertising blackout for the New South Wales state election starts at midnight tonight. The major parties have spent millions of dollars in an effort to sell their messages to the electorate.

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  9. Expanded Australian Kart Championship Prize Pool Thanks To MG TyresRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Paddock Talk

    SuperNats drive, tyres and Tyre Changing Competition The prize pool for the 2015 Australian Kart Championship has been expanded even further with MG Tyres and DPE Kart Technology announcing in excess of $15,000 in prizes today. As the official tyre partner of the Championship for the KZ2, KF2, KF3 and X30 classes MG Tyres will be providing teams and competitors with extra incentive across the five rounds of the Championship.

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  10. Cronulla set to pick Lewis at five-eighth for Titans clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABC News

    Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan is set to pitchfork Luke Lewis into the club's crucial five-eighth role to resuscitate the Sharks' flagging NRL season. Ben Barba will miss Saturday's clash with the fellow winless Gold Coast at Shark Park through suspension, with Lewis likely to replace the former Dally M medallist in the frontline playmaking role.

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  11. Tuesday, March 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Narooma News

    Feedback from the bush: stop the mining ... from left, Q&A host Tony Jones guides the conversation between fourth-generation cattle producer Rob Cook and Nationals Senator Fiona Nash. Photo: ABC Coal seam gas mining on farming land emerged as a major issue with the ABC TV's Q&A panel 's on Monday night.

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  12. Newcastle manufacturing workers rally over government contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABC News

    More than 1,000 train and shipbuilders are expected to rally in Newcastle today, calling on the next New South Wales Government to keep manufacturing contracts in the Hunter. The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union says the region has been denied big shipbuilding projects, and train manufacturing has been sent offshore by the Baird Government.

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  13. Thermal coal faces 'bleaker outlook than iron ore' as China cuts consumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    A prominent energy analyst says a slump in sales for China's biggest coal company should raise alarm bells for Australian producers. Its latest annual report showed that it cut coal sales last year by 10 per cent and is forecasting another 10 per cent reduction in 2015 to 404 million tonnes.

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  14. Peacock backs Leeds man for EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Salisbury Journal

    The 30-year-old Australian prop, who produced a man-of-the-match performance in the Rhinos' 26-14 Super League win over Wigan on Friday night, has a Warrington-born father and has put his hand up to represent England. Signed in the winter on a four-year deal from Newcastle Knights, Cuthbertson has proved to be an instant hit with Leeds and Peacock believes he could make an impact with Steve McNamara's men in the Test series against New Zealand in the autumn.

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  15. Jamie Peacock backs Leeds' Australian prop Adam Cuthbertson for England call-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Mail

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  16. Cuthbertson backed for EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Ananova

    Cuthbertson, the Australian-born prop, qualifies for the England team through his Warrington-born father and has put up his hand represent his adopted country. The 30-year-old Rhinos' player put in a man-of-the-match effort in the 26-14 Super League win over Wigan on Friday night and Peacock believes it is those strong performances that would make him a boon for the England side.

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  17. Tighes Hill residents concern over ammonium nitrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | ABC News

    Tighes Hill residents have called on candidates in next Saturday's election to commit to a phased re-location of Newcastle's ammonium nitrate facilities. The Tighes Hill Community Group says it's concerned Newcastle residents are being put at risk because of the large amounts of ammonium nitrate being stored at Kooragang Island and Sangate.

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  18. Labor promises Hunter Transport Authority and more consultation if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | ABC News

    New South Wales Labor has promised, if elected next Saturday, it will better consult the Hunter community when it comes to major transport decisions in the region. The Opposition's spokeswoman for the Hunter, Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery, said her party will establish a Hunter Transport Authority.

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  19. Rail debate still on track as major Hunter election issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | ABC News

    It is Monday afternoon and Kevin Lawrence and his carer Paul Ferguson are waiting in a park next to Hamilton Station. It is their new daily routine, following the NSW Government's decision to close heavy rail into the Newcastle CBD.

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  20. Baird promises health spending for Hunter, Labor questions intentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | ABC News

    Newcastle business leaders have praised NSW Government plans to invest millions of dollars in local hospital projects, but the Opposition is demanding answers on whether local health facilities will be privatised. New South Wales Premier Mike Baird said a re-elected Coalition Government would spend $18 million upgrading the neonatal intensive care unit at Newcastle's John Hunter Children's Hospital.

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