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  1. Souped-up bush raisin plants produce more fruit: good news for sausage makersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    A Red Centre desert farmer says he is dramatically increasing yields from bush raisin plants with a specially developed soil treatment process and that's good news for sausage makers. Just beyond Rainbow Valley, a large, multicoloured rocky outcrop 100 kilometres south-east of Alice Springs, is one hectare of knee-high bush raisin plants, rooted in the red earth of Central Australia.

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  2. Bishop's bold plan to save duoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    JULIE Bishop has confirmed she explored the idea of a prisoner swap with Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to save the lives of doomed Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals, as of December, there were 62 Indonesians in Australian jails for a range of offences.

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  3. Benalla paying too much for fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Benalla Ensign

    The first quarterly investigation into fuel prices by the ACCC shows Benalla petrol prices have been well above capital city prices. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its first quarterly report into fuel prices, which confirmed Benalla's petrol prices have been as much as 20A per litre higher than the average capital city price.

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  4. How has Adam Giles held on to power, and can he win an election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Over the past month, Adam Giles has been at war with most of his party colleagues and a new poll indicates he is unpopular in the electorate. The poll, taken a month after Mr Giles lost the support of the majority of his colleagues in a failed leadership challenge, showed almost half those surveyed were not satisfied with his performance and that after two and-a half years of bitter infighting, the Country Liberals Party Government was facing an electoral wipeout.

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  5. Kids, kangaroo joey left in car 'as adults drink at Alice Springs pub'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Police have broken into a car to rescue five children and a kangaroo joey while their adult carers were allegedly drinking inside a pub in central Australia. Alice Springs Watch Commander Chris Wilson said passersby alerted officers to the children trapped inside the car about 1:30pm on Tuesday in the hotel's car park.

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  6. Perth real estate listings jump sharplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    WHEN you make an email snafu, at worst you've probably embarrassed yourself. When Hillary Clinton makes one, it's the subject of a federal investigation.

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  7. Vista Gold Corp. Announces 2014 Results and Provides Update on Recent ActivitiesRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2013 | Canada NewsWire

    ... or during the conference call. Vista's principal asset is its flagship Mt Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. Upon completion of the Midas Sale, we will hold approximately 5.5% of the outstanding common shares of Midas, non-core ...

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  8. Half of Territorians want an election nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    While Chief Minister Adam Giles doesn't want a Territory election any time soon, nearly half of Territorians want to fight it out at the ballot box right now, according to an exclusive poll by the NT News and The Australian. A further 14 per cent are undecided over whether or not to take the tormented CLP Government to its demise now.

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  9. Coroner's disgust over hit-and-run 'cover up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    A CORONIAL inquest has highlighted the "brutal" way Levi Griffiths was killed at the hands of a Hells Angels bikie. However, the only formal recommendation was a call for Litchfield Council to review the stretch of Girraween Rd at Howard Springs where the hit-and-run occurred.

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  10. Perth hotel prices becoming cheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    THE head accused of covering up child sex abuse at Knox Grammar gave a glowing reference to a teacher seen masturbating outside another school. A "taxi sandwich" left a woman bleeding heavily after she tried to remove her bags from the boot of a cab stopped at a red light in New York's busy Times Square.

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  11. CLP can win NT election, says GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    THE Northern Territory government can "absolutely" win next year's election, the chief minister says, despite a poll showing an 18 per cent swing against the Country Liberal Party. A REACHTEL poll of 1000 voters in Darwin, Palmerston and Alice Springs found 62 per cent would support Labor on a two-party preferred basis compared to 38 per cent for the ailing CLP government.

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  12. Seasonal differences in fire activity and intensity in tropical...Read the original story

    Monday | CSIRO Publishing

    Seasonal differences in fire activity and intensity in tropical savannas of northern Australia using satellite measurements of fire radiative power Sofia L. J. Oliveira A C , Stefan W. Maier B , JosA M. C. Pereira A and Jeremy Russell-Smith B A Centro de Estudos Florestais, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal. B Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research, Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Drive, Casuarina, NT 0810, Australia.

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  13. Volatile voters turn on CLP quickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Northern Territory News

    Chief Minister Adam Giles has lost the support of the average Territorian, according to a poll commissioned by the NT News and the Australian THE Country Liberals would be slaughtered by voters if an election were held today, according to an exclusive poll commissioned by the NT News and The Australian . The ReachTEL poll of more than 1000 voters in Darwin, Palmerston and Alice Springs shows a massive 18 per cent swing against the CLP compared to the two-party result at the 2012 election.

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  14. Five plead guilty over death of Alice Springs manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Five men charged over the death of an Alice Springs man who was beaten, stabbed and set on fire have pleaded guilty in the Northern Territory Supreme Court. Colin Daniel, Meryvn Wilson, Lawrence Colin, Kasman Andy and Silas Raggett were originally charged with the murder of Kwementyaye Pollard.

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  15. CLP facing crushing NT electoral defeat: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    The Country Liberals would face a massive electoral defeat in the Northern Territory if an election was held immediately, according to new poll figures. But voters are not turning to Labor, which has only increased its primary vote by one-and-a-half points to 38 per cent.

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  16. Bashing prompts shift to Alice jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    CONVICTED murderer Matej Vanko - described as cold, calculated and callous when he was sentenced to life last year - has been moved to Alice Springs jail after the brutal bashing of another inmate at Darwin Correctional Centre. After killing Mr Stevens, Vanko shot and stabbed his blue heeler and maltese terrier, before waiting for Mr Stevens' sister Nolene to return home.

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  17. Restraining order for Liam JurrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Mr Jurrah has had a troubled history since stepping away from AFL football. He spent two separate stints in Alice Springs Prison during 2013 and 2014 for aggravated assault.

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  18. 300 troops to be deployed to IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Northern Territory News

    CABINET has signed off on sending additional Australian troops to Iraq to help in the fight against "death cult" ISIS. Sources confirmed to News Corp Australia that the issue had been given the green light by federal cabinet last night.

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  19. Bouncing their way into the record booksRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Cooma-Monaro Express

    Monaro High School's basketball squad has broken another national record, this time playing a continuous basketball game for an incredible 33 hours. The students are bound for Alice Springs and Uluru at the end of the term.

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  20. Top End cattle stations hoping for more rain this wet seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | ABC News

    According to rainfall totals supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology, parts of Central Australia have received above average rainfall, but there are many areas across the Top End which could do with some more rain. Head of climate services, Joel Lisonbee, said March was shaping up to be a wet one for the Top End.

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