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  1. World's Biggest St. Patrick's Day CelebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Fodor's

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  2. Foreigners to pay fees, penalties on Australian real estateRead the original story

    Tuesday | West Australian

    Foreign investors will have to pay new fees to buy Australian real estate, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, under a proposal which includes a crackdown on illegal purchases. Cashed-up foreigners, many from China, have been blamed for driving up prices in Australian property markets, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, and placing home ownership out of reach of many locals.

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  3. Corporate Travel Management targets more acquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Rapidly growing Brisbane-based travel agency group Corporate Travel Management has a "full dance card" of acquisition opportunities as it looks to increase its global scale, says managing director Jamie Pherous. "We are still spoiled for choice," he said, pointing to the US market as one of the places where CTM would continue to expand.

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  4. Gold Coast Titans still in hunt for DCERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    The NRL's decision to takeover the competition's embattled Gold Coast club could revive their bid to recruit representative halfback Daly Cherry-Evans. The Titans appeared to have fallen out of the running to sign Cherry-Evans as the club lurched into full-blown crisis mode amid the cocaine scandal sweeping through Queensland sport.

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  5. Seaplane based at Quarterdeck Narooma: PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Narooma News

    FLYING TEAM: South Coast Seaplanes aircraft mechanic Nutsy Fairweather and his wife Natalie and pilot Tim Gilbo with their Maule aircraft at the new Quarterdeck seaplane base. SEAPLANE FLYING: South Coast Seaplanes flies a US-made M-5-235C Lunar Rocket, fitted with a 235-horsepower Lycoming engine, of which there were more than 379 built.

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  6. Who is Jordan Barrett? Australia's hot new Vogue model counts Naomi ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Who is Jordan Barrett? Australia's hot male Vogue model counts Naomi Campbell and Hailey Baldwin among his BFFs... and is Paris Hilton's rumoured toyboy He's close friends with a string of international faces including Naomi Campbell, Hailey Baldwin, Catherine McNeil, Cheyenne Tozzi, Montana Cox and Pip Edwards to name a few - and rumoured to be dating hotel heiress Paris Hilton. The 18-year-old Australian hot ticket is fast becoming the one to watch as he moves in well connected circles - traveling from Amsterdam to Mexico and everywhere in between - all in the name of high-fashion.

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  7. Filthy/GorgeousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sydney Star Observer

    Sexy, outrageous, and never afraid to push boundaries, Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears is a gay pop icon. Benjamin Riley caught up with him ahead of his upcoming Mardi Gras performances, his first in two years.

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  8. Rundle Rd shut in O-Bahn planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    THE State Government has revealed a new plan for its promised $160 million O-Bahn tunnel, which includes a shorter tunnel and closing Rundle Rd to return it to parklands. Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the proposal would provide quicker, more reliable access for O-Bahn buses into the city and would reduce congestion on Adelaide's Inner City Ring Route.

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  9. Make your time count: volunteer this Starlight DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wingham Chronicle

    STARLIGHT Children's Foundation urgently needs volunteers to help give the gift of play to more than 30,000 seriously ill children and their families around Australia this Starlight Day, Friday, May 1. STARLIGHT Children's Foundation urgently needs volunteers to help give the gift of play to more than 30,000 seriously ill children and their families around Australia this Starlight Day, Friday, May 1. Starlight is calling for more than 2,000 volunteers to paint the streets purple and yellow this Starlight Day on Friday 1 May, selling merchandise and collecting donations nationally in central business districts, train stations and office foyers, or in shopping centres between April 30 and May 3. Held nationally, Starlight Day is Starlight's biggest annual fundraising event and aims to raise $1.3 million to continue to brighten the lives of sick kids and their families through the ... (more)

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  10. Gold Coast Titans brand will rebound from drugs crisis: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Rugby league international Greg Bird is one of the Gold Coast Titans who has been charged as part of the NRL drug scandal. The NRL flew in to save the embattled Gold Coast Titans from financial failure on Tuesday but the club's reputation might not need such drastic action.

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  11. Southern NSW Street Luge Racers get wet and wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Narooma News

    Southern NSW Street Luge Racers on the weekend competed at the Launch 2015 event at Linden in the Blue Mountains. SLIPPERY DIP: Racers at Launch 2015 at Linden slide their way around the corners in the wet.

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  12. AirAsia X thinks it can convince passengers to pay moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    AirAsia X is one of the largest foreign carriers to Australia, but last year it reported a dismal financial performance on its flights from Australia to Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Supplied Fancy paying 16 per cent more for your flight to Asia and then spending 20 per cent more on other items, like in-flight Wi-Fi, food and duty free to accompany it this year? Low-cost carrier AirAsia X's new management team is betting it can bank the savings from the decline in the price of fuel and still convince passengers to pay more for their tickets as part of a turnaround plan.

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  13. World-first fountain and flame show touted as Docklands' saviourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The makers of the Sydney Olympic cauldron have designed a world-first fountain and flame show for Melbourne's Docklands that could draw more than five million people to the precinct annually. The unique display, which would cost $10 million to build and about $600,000 to run annually, is being touted by developers FCT Flames as the latest hope for Docklands.

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  14. 'Aussies best placed at Cup'Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: David Andrews is no Darren Lehmann in terms of recognition. But Andrews, currently in the city as the coach of the Maharashtra Ranji Trophy team, knows a thing or two about Australian cricket.

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  15. Telstra wins $12.5 million Allianz contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ComputerWorld

    Telstra signed a $12.5 million, three-year contract with Allianz Insurance to provide voice, data and more than 800 mobile services. Allianz has about 4000 staff and three million customers in Australia.

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  16. Dubbo's hopes of hosting NRL game dashed by a matter of dollars and senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Central Western Daily

    Dubbo City councillors have spoken about their disappointment of missing out on the NRL match between Manly and Canberra in April but said they don't want to be spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to lure NRL clubs to the city. Photo: GETTY IMAGES WHILE some regional cities have thrown hundreds of thousands of dollars at NRL clubs in a bid to get them to bring games over the Blue Mountains, Dubbo City Council has signalled its intention not to bankroll such deals.

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  17. $28m for Hunter high school upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ABC News

    There is just over four weeks to the state election and funding announcements are starting to flow in the Hunter region, with $28 million being announced today for local high schools. The New South Wales Education Minister Adrian Piccoli is visiting Newcastle and Maitland to announce the money, which will go to 14 schools in the Hunter and Central Coast.

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  18. Pest threat to $1bn industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Border Mail

    It is a sap-feeding insect which attacks pine, fir and spruce trees, with more than 500 infested trees found recently in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. But its mere presence creates significant concerns for the vast areas of pine plantations in the North East near Myrtleford and Koetong, along with areas in southern NSW.

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  19. Wednesday's forecast: Snow for the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | USA Today

    A winter storm will deliver a messy mix of snow, ice and rain across most of the southeastern U.S. on Wednesday. Wednesday's forecast: Snow for the South A winter storm will deliver a messy mix of snow, ice and rain across most of the southeastern U.S. on Wednesday.

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  20. First photos of cruise ship 'terror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Northern Territory News

    Concerns were first raised for the passengers on Friday when the ship was spotted in the danger zone of the storm that battered Queensland. Luckily the cruise goers escaped the brunt of it, but reported it was "rocky" and that there were sick bags everywhere .

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