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  1. Lake District World Heritage bid receives backing of South Lakeland District CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CAMPAIGN to see the Lake District recognised as a World Heritage Site has received the backing of South Lakeland District Council. World Heritage Site status would place the Lake District alongside destinations including the Taj Mahal, Tower of London and Great Barrier Reef in its worldwide importance.

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  2. Heather Shotter: We cannot afford to delay centreRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    It is widely acknowledged that international convention centres are essential elements that contribute to the growth and development of big cities. Not only do they bring substantial economic benefits, encouraging international business delegate expenditure during the tourism off-season, but if done well, they are pivotal to promoting the unique character or brand of a city to a wide range of international audiences.

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  3. PHOTOS: Museum recreates ancient Roman city of Pompeii - using 190,000 Lego blocksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Lego Pompeii was painstakingly recreated from more than 190,000 individual blocks across 470 hours for Sydney University's Nicholson Museum - it's the largest model of the ancient city ever constructed out of Lego blocks. There is a mix of ancient and modern elements within the model's narrative; displaying Pompeii as it was at the moment of destruction by the volcano Vesuvius in 79AD, as it was when rediscovered in the 1700s, and as it is today.

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  4. Paint maker's extraordinary gift to Orange Regional GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    A COLLECTION of works by some of Australia's most distinguished artists and valued at $1million is on display for the first time since it was donated to the Orange Regional Gallery. ART FOR EVERYONE: Chroma: The Jim Cobb Gift curator Bradley Hammond with one of the paintings donated to the Orange Regional Gallery by Jim Cobb.

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  5. Richmond police escort for Jesse Jackson cost $1,500Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SFGate

    Rev. Jesse Jackson attends the funeral for Michael Brown last August in St. Louis. For Jackson's recent visit to Richmond, the police escort he received cost $1500.

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  6. Tourist who had keys taken finedRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The tourist who had his car keys taken from him by a member of the public while driving in the Lindis Pass earlier this month has been fined. Sreedharan Iyer , of New South Wales, was fined $1000, with $130 court costs, by justices of the peace Joy McDonald and Bill Townsend in the Alexandra District Court yesterday.

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  7. Just Published: "Corby Spirit & Wine Ltd in Luxury Goods (Canada)"Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    While the value segment remains on the agenda and signals a tendency towards polarisation of the company's brands and products, stronger emphasis on luxury is set to tap into consumer trends towards higher quality products and to offset expected modest volume growth of the alcoholic drinks market in Canada in the coming years. In part, the strategy to focus on the... Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.

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  8. "Le Bon Marche SA in Luxury Goods (France)" is now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    In order to boost its sales and compete with the other department stores in Paris, this player is expected to make additional effort in terms of communication, in order to boost its reputation and encourage more French consumers and wealthy tourists to its Parisian store. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.

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  9. Satellite study identifies water bodies important for biodiversity conservationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Using satellite images to study changing patterns of surface water is a powerful tool for identifying conservationally important 'stepping stone' water bodies that could help aquatic species survive in a drying climate, a new study shows. The approach has been applied to the Swan Coastal Plain near Perth in Western Australia, which has more than 1,500 water bodies and is one of 25 designated biodiversity hotspots on the globe.

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  10. Partners Group completes acquisition of airport passenger terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Partners Group along with partners in the Nieuport Aviation consortium have completed the acquisition of the passenger terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport . The investor consortium comprises Partners Group, InstarAGF Asset Management , Kilmer Van Nostrand and institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management .

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  11. Magpie army 'to surface in Tassie'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner

    COLLINGWOOD battler Jarryd Blair believes his club's ever-reliable fan base could rival Hawthorn's established Tasmanian following when the AFL heavyweights square up in Launceston next month. COLLINGWOOD battler Jarryd Blair believes his club's ever-reliable fan base could rival Hawthorn's established Tasmanian following when the AFL heavyweights square up in Launceston next month.

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  12. Fracking in Tasmania under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mercury

    FORESTRY Tasmania, winemakers, farmers and the State Government's Department of Health and Human Services have all raised serious concerns about fracking in Tasmania, ranging from the potential for groundwater contamination to degrading the state's clean, green image. The Department of State Growth has received 157 submissions to a review into the controversial mining process - with about 90 per cent urging the Government not to allow fracking in the state.

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  13. Pub bans drop amid falling violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    NEW pictures show the marijuana that an Australian man was allegedly caught with in Bali where officials say he was caught smoking a joint. A RADICAL plan to fix Australia's budget calls on Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey to ask wealthy Australians to do more heavy lifting to plug the growing deficit.

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  14. Laneway gazes into crystal ballRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Promoter Danny Rogers has that uncanny knack of booking artists months in advance of the event who are just about to break big time or are on the rise. In recent years he has accurately tapped the talents of Lorde, Alt-J, Two Door Cinema Club, Florence and the Machine, Flume, Chet Faker, Vance Joy, Haim and Run the Jewels as they reached the pinnacle of buzzworthiness.

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  15. TRAVEL: Hala Abu Dhabi in promo deal with Cyprus agentsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Hala Abu Dhabi, the destination management division of Etihad Airways, has signed agreements with Xenos Travel and Top Kinisis, two leading tour operators in Cyprus, to promote Abu Dhabi as a stopover destination for passengers transiting in the UAE capital. The preferred sales agreements are two of 45 signed by Hala Abu Dhabi with key tour operators across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia to expand the reach of Etihad Airways' popular 'Stopover in Abu Dhabi' program.

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  16. More - EarshotRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    The life of Esther Abrahams may read like fiction, but these events did, in fact, take place, and are part of the record. Today, Esther's story helps to shed new light on life in early colonial Australia.

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  17. Australian Stock Market Report - Afternoon January 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | International Business Times

    The main indicator of the Australian Securities Exchange is seen in red shortly after the local market opened in Central Sydney October 4, 2011. Australian stocks eased 0.6 percent on Tuesday, pressured by falls in global equities markets in a fresh flight from riskier assets, but losses were limited after steep declines on Monday.

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  18. Gogglebox is coming, but what the heck is it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S the latest show claiming to have 'reinvented reality TV', but it sounds a bit... odd. Here's why it might be a hit - or a flop.

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  19. Labor to announce Qld campaign costingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Under growing pressure from the Liberal National government and the media, Labor has left it until two days before polling day to detail its major plans. Ms Palaszczuk's campaign has so far included a swathe of modest promises, including on Wednesday when she made a commitment of $12 million over four years to fund 20 new school nurses.

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  20. Nick Kyrgios to have MRI scan on back as he plans to rise into the world's top 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Teenage tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios is in a race against the clock to be fit for Australia's first Davis Cup tie of the year as he battles to overcome a back injury in the coming weeks. Kyrgios will return to Canberra on Thursday after his brave Australian Open campaign came to a halt when he was beaten by Andy Murray in the quarter finals.

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