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  1. NT police to patrol Katherine bottle shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    CHIEF Minister Adam Giles said that since officers began patrolling liquor stores in central Australia in February, the number of assaults had dropped by more than a quarter in Alice Springs and had been halved in Tennant Creek. "We want to protect the Katherine community in the same way by employing a similar high-visibility, preventive approach at the town's main takeaway grog outlets," he said in a statement on Wednesday.

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  2. Darwin matches night-time heat recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Darwin has matched a record for its highest night-time minimum, with the mercury failing to drop below 29.7 degrees Celsius. After a warm day on Tuesday, with a top of 34C, people in the Northern Territory's Top End were given little relief overnight, with the minimum temperature in Darwin only coming at 5:14am .

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  3. Chris 'Brolga' Barnes needed stitches on his groin after kangaroo went madRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    'They have the potential to disembowel you': Chris 'Brolga' Barnes reveals he needed six stitches on his groin after a kangaroo went hopping mad The star of National Geographic Wild's Kangaroo Dundee told The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday he incurred a terrible injury from a 200cm-tall kangaroo called Roger, who is the 'boss' at The Kangaroo Sanctuary he started nine years ago. Brave: Chris 'Brolga' Barnes says he's cautious around 'roos but sometimes things can go wrong and that he required stitches to his groin when kangaroo boss, Roger, went for him recently 'You never stand and trade blows,'says 42-year-old Chris, 'not that I would, but you don't want to get within kicking range of Roger.

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  4. Remain alert of terror threat: GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    CHIEF Minister Adam Giles has urged all Territorians to remain alert, but not alarmed, for any potential terrorist situation which could arise. In the aftermath of the Sydney siege, Mr Giles has called on the NT public to "be diligent, vigilant and aware of any potential threat in the Northern Territory, or any other part of Australia".

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  5. Virgin enters Alice for low priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    VIRGIN Australia has entered the Alice Springs market with introductory fares on the Darwin and Adelaide routes that are up to 30 per cent cheaper than rival Qantas. The new flights will be on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from March 30 using Virgin's 176-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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  6. Kangaroo Dundee star attackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    NOT many people would be game to look a two metre tall, dominant male kangaroo in the eye. Not many people could.

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  7. Central moves to cut staff, costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | West Australian

    UPDATE 1.10pm: Central Petroleum has moved to slash staff, salaries, operating costs and expenditure in response to the plunging oil price. The NT-focused onshore oil and gas explorer said the recent fall in oil prices had hit revenue from its Surprise field, which had forced it to apply for permits to run the project remotely from Alice Springs, 461km to the east, in a bid to cut costs.

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  8. Cyclone Tracy remembered: Alice Springs inundated with 5,000 refugees from DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    After Cyclone Tracy destroyed homes and belongings, the people of Darwin were forced to leave, and one of the first points of refuge was Alice Springs. Emergency accommodation was established at an old high school and thousands of locals gave up their beds to the Darwin refugees.

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  9. Hit-and-run victim "stable"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    A YOUNG man is in a stable condition in hospital after he was struck by a car on Dickward Drive in the fourth hit and run to take place in the Territory since November 1 this year. A Royal Darwin Hospital spokeswoman said the man, 26, sustained head injuries when he was hit at about 8pm on Monday but was in a stable condition on Tuesday morning.

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  10. Sydney siege gunman's final rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northern Territory News

    Police have identified the man at the centre of the Sydney cafe siege as 49-year-old Iranian, Man Haron Monis. THE man who held several people hostage in a Sydney cafe for over 17 hours is a self-styled 'sheik' with a history of run-ins with law enforcement and a long-standing grudge with the Australian government.

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  11. 'He is threatening to kill us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northern Territory News

    MARCIA Mikhael, huddled with her fellow hostages inside the Lindt Cafe on Martin Place, sent the chilling plea out early yesterday afternoon. Relaying the trauma from inside Sydney's maiden terror attack, the Westpac executive and fitness business owner delivered a rolling eyewitness account of the unfolding horror in a series of gut-churning posts.

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  12. Lyssavirus notification, treatment guidelines appropriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Medical News Today

    The rare but fatal consequences of Australian bat lyssavirus infection means guidelines recommending that all exposures be notified, and describing post-exposure prophylaxis remain appropriate, according to an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia . ABLV is related to rabies and occurs in all four Australian flying fox species.

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  13. Taxpayers shell out for royal travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NEWS.com.au

    THE terrifying Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney's Martin Place is making headlines across the world. This is how the international media is reporting the saga.

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  14. Claus in as Darwinites stick by naughty NickRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Northern Territory News

    The lack of an extradition treaty between the Territory and the North Pole works solely for one man: Santa "Break and Enter" Claus. With a lack of chimneys in Darwin the question that needs asking is how does Santa get into people's houses? And how does a man with no real job and gives a home address in the middle of the Arctic Ocean almost permanently covered with constantly shifting sea ice, get his hands on all those toys? Northern Territory Police - who seem cosy with this interloper who goes by various aliases: Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle - would not comment other than to say that Santa gained entry through "Christmas magic" rather than a jimmy bar.

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  15. FIFO cosmetic surgeons head bush as demand soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | ABC News

    Increasing demand for Botox and tummy tucks in regional areas has prompted cosmetic surgeons to offer fly-in fly-out services to country towns. The cosmetic medicine industry is booming in Australia, with some the uptake of some procedures increasing 15 per cent per year.

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  16. Multi-nation survey flatters city real estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The Winnipeg housing market might be starting to slow, but it's a well-earned break after a decade spent outperforming places such as New York, Toronto and Sydney, Australia. A report released Friday by Toronto-based rating agency DBRS put Winnipeg in second place in a 50-city comparison spanning Canada, Australia, the U.S. and the U.K. over the past 10 years.

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  17. Crystal Lake Park District Welcomes New StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    Jessica Ortega joined the Crystal Lake Park District in December 2014 as the District's Recreation Aquatics Supervisor. Her responsibilities include overseeing Crystal Lake Park District beach operations, youth and teen programming, and special events.

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  18. Firie says he was pushed over edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Northern Territory News

    A VETERAN firefighter was "bullied" for rebelling against paid overtime policies - but the straw that broke the camel's back was a nasty comment one of his colleagues posted on social media. Thomas Larry Lawler, 57, confronted co-worker Paul Rubie over a disparaging remark on NT News ' Facebook page.

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  19. Dangerous fugitive arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Northern Territory News

    Police were contacted by a member of the public who spotted the 22-year-old man north of Alice Springs on Thursday afternoon. Tactical Investigation Squad's Detective Sergeant Leith Phillips said police searched the area and located the fugitive hiding on the roof of a Todd Mall building.

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  20. Crystal Lake Park District hires new recreation aquatics supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Northwest Herald

    Jessica Ortega will be responsible for overseeing Crystal Lake Park District beach operations, youth and teen programming, and special events. Ortega received her undergraduate degree in recreation, park and tourism administration from Western Illinois University in 2011.

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