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  1. Disabled worker honoured for 50 years service to employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | ABC News

    A disabled Tasmanian worker has been honoured for 50 years of service to his employer by Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove in Hobart. Mr Harvey, who lives with a disability, has been working the timber floor manufacturer Oakdale Industries in Warrane since he was 21 years old in 1965.

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  2. TasWater says Derwent drinking safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Mercury

    HOMES and businesses in central Hobart and nearby suburbs will again receive water from the River Derwent, which was identified as the source of foul-tasting water last month. BROADENING the scope of self-defence laws in family violence cases is one of several reforms being considered by Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin.

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  3. Hidden gems unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    Author Alice Hansen and Dane Knezevic use Alice's book to unearth their next hidden gem stop. Picture: KIM EISZELE SOME of Hobart's hidden gem eateries and businesses have been revealed in a new Tasmanian guide book designed just as much for locals as tourists.

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  4. Jobs to go in TasTAFE changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    A RESTRUCTURE of TasTAFE is expected to result in fewer than 10 full-time job losses, says Education and Training Minister Jeremy Rockliff. The changes would also remove dual roles that combined manager and teacher, allowing teachers to teach and managers to manager.

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  5. Small dip in Christmas spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    FATHER Christmas tightened the strings of his sack in December with retail trade figures falling by 0.2 per cent in trend terms. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal that Tasmanians spent $460.4 million in December compared with $461.4 million in November.

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  6. World Cup joins Summer DazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    LAUNCESTON'S Civic Square will host a free, live screening of World Cup cricket on February 28 as part of an initiative to encourage more activity in the city's public spaces. Major events will include an AFL NAB Challenge match, Festivale, the Launceston Cup, and a new twilight market at Launceston's Seaport.

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  7. Burst pipe leads to water chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    TASWATER maintenance crews are repairing burst water mains that left West Hobart, Mt Stuart, Lenah Valley and South Hobart without water this morning. A water main in the Forest Rd-Liverpool Crescent area of West Hobart burst about 6.30pm last night, with customers losing water pressure in West Hobart and later Mt Stuart and Lenah Valley.

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  8. Rita takes a byteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    ARE you interviewing Rita or Helen, my subject asks? "Umm, I was hoping they were one and the same," I respond. So I proceed to interview Helen Ellis on what had prompted her to become Rita the blogger, first as Hobart Food for Thought and later Rita's Bite.

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  9. Two hurt in Tasman Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    TWO people have been transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital with minor injuries this morning after a crash in the Hobart-bound lanes of the Tasman Highway at Warrane. Tasmania Police said the lanes were re-opened just after 8.30am but said motorists would still experience delays until the backlog of traffic was cleared.

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  10. Tournament cricketer's wonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    Brad Smith, left, and Zac Chapman are in the Tasmanian squad playing in the Imparja Cup indigenous cricket tournament in Alice Springs. Picture: KIM EISZELE NO longer is the Imparja Cup only a celebration of indigenous cricketers.

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  11. Glenney happy to sit back, enjoy rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    TARGA hot shot Steve Glenney will get a different view of the road in the inaugural Targa Hellyer Gorge rally this weekend when he jumps into the co-driver's seat to mentor one of the state's up-and-coming drivers, Steve Maguire. The 2008 Targa winner and 2014 Targa Wrest Point runner-up will co-drive for Maguire during the new one-day event that uses one of the most challenges stretches of roads in Australian tarmac rallying.

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  12. Tassie star has hopes realisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Mercury

    THE footballing career of NTC attacking midfielder Josh Hope has hit the stratosphere as he became the first Tasmanian to snare an Australian Institute of Sport football scholarship in 23 long years. Hope, 17, has accepted an invitation to join the Football Federation Australia Centre of Excellence at the AIS in Canberra, becoming the first Tasmanian to do so since Hobart Zebras' John Carter in 1992.

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  13. Groups attack poverty in TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Mercury

    CHARITY groups will offer practical advice for those struggling below the poverty line in light of a recent report that revealed Tasmanians to be most at risk. Today Moonah Doorways will hand out energy awareness information, including tips on how to manage energy consumption in the home while the Warrane Mornington Neighbourhood Centre will host a session showing people how to make budget-friendly frozen meals.

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  14. Killer denies he knew missing boy, 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Mercury

    If O'Neill is lying, Jimmy's fate is a secret the convicted murderer will probably take to the grave. Tasmania's longest-serving prisoner yesterday made an appearance via videolink at a West Australian inquest into the disappearance of the 12-year-old boy from Derby in August 1974.

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  15. 'He abducted me as a boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Mercury

    CONVICTED child murderer James Ryan O'Neill will today deny having anything to do with the killing of a West Australian boy in the 1970s. James Ryan O'Neill, now 66, was at the time working at the Fitzroy Pastoral Research Station at Laurel Station and at Kalyeeda Station.

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