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  1. Signup for the youth basketball camp during Christmas BreakRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KUAM News

    ACAS a non-profit educational and sports organization is offering a treat over the winter break with its half day basketball camp program for youths starting December 22 and thru January 3 at Tamuning Gym. Visiting camp coach Aivaras Liaukevicius from Australia will conduct training sessions that include the fundamentals of basketball, playing hard and achieving the best results.

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  2. Australian Stock Market Report - Midday December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | International Business Times

    The strong tone for the first half of the session came in the wake of similar gains for US and European markets in the last 12 hours. US share markets rallied sharply after the gave a strong signal that it was on track to raise interest rates at some point next year - pointing to confidence in the US economy.

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  3. Food trucks serve up gourmet fare to Brisbane streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    Queues are forming on streets throughout Brisbane as food trucks continue to set up shop in empty car parks and locations throughout the city. From Vietnamese-style pork buns to hot potato chips and decadent ice-cream sandwiches, the phenomenon has created a food truck community in south-east Queensland.

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  4. Drought photographic exhibition tours QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    It is hoped an exhibition of photographs from one of Queensland's most drought-affected regions will hang in Brisbane's Parliament House to raise awareness about the impact of the dry. The welfare agency Centacare CQ organised the exhibition, called "Drought ... what next?" as a visual tribute to life on the land during drought, in the state's central-west.

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  5. From nightmares to sweet dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    After an inauspicious start to her search, Justine Tyerman found the perfect chalet for her Swiss alpine holiday thanks to the Love Home Swap house exchange website. Photo / Supplied The nightmare began six months ago.

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  6. Markets Live: Rally running out of puffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Age

    Local stocks have come a bit off the boil but are still up strongly, as global investors cheer the US Federal Reserve's 'patient' stance on interest rate rises. Budget jewellery retailer Lovisa has seen its shares debut at a premium after the company raised $102 million in an initial public offering.

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  7. Man to stand trial for allegedly trying to join Syrian conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    A 24-year-old Sydney man has been committed to stand trial for allegedly trying to join the fighting in Syria. Amin Mohamed is accused of obtaining a phone number in a false name, applying for a New Zealand passport, booking flights to Turkey and obtaining the contact details of a Turkish resident to facilitate travel from Turkey to Syria.

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  8. ATM skimmers strike in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ComputerWorld

    A gang of ATM skimmers has been at work in Queensland with several ATMs in South East Queensland targeted recently, say state police. State Crime Command Fraud and Cyber Crime Group Detective Superintendent, Brian Hay, said the festive season is a time favoured by international ATM skimming operation groups.

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  9. Shock profit warning hurts Flight CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NEWS.com.au

    FEDERAL Reserve chair Janet Yellen said the fall in the oil price is good for the US economy. Meanwhile, a Spanish firm will build the light rail in Sydney.

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  10. US travel industry carefully eyeing CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NEWS.com.au

    FEDERAL Reserve chair Janet Yellen said the fall in the oil price is good for the US economy. Meanwhile, a Spanish firm will build the light rail in Sydney.

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  11. Christmas tree, Strongs Creek Plaza lit up for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Humboldt Beacon

    A 24-foot Noble fir, decked out in silver lights, shines brightly at the Strongs Creek Plaza Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting event last week in Fortuna. Several hundred people gathered last week in Fortuna to ring in the holiday season at the 2nd Annual Christmas tree lighting and Strongs Creek Plaza open house.

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  12. City Walk comes alive with Christmas Markets both day and nightRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The RiotACT

    With 10 market stalls starting at 9am today , this festive hustle and bustle of activity on City Walk near Garema Place is another reason to be in Canberra's CBD this December. Everybody loves a good market, especially at Christmas.

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  13. San Lorenzo give Pope something to cheer at Club World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | West Australian

    Libertadores Cup winners San Lorenzo gave their number one fan Pope Francis something to celebrate on his 78th birthday by booking their place in the final of the Club World Cup on Wednesday. The Argentine side needed extra time to see off the hearty challenge of the competition's surprise package Auckland City of New Zealand 2-1 in Marrakech, and now face star-studded European champions Real Madrid in Saturday's final.

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  14. Slipper court appeal case continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NEWS.com.au

    FROM Rachelle Louise to Baby Gammy, these are the people whose stories stopped the nation in 2014. But what have they been up to since you last read about them? Find out here.

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  15. Australians helping Cambodia's mango industry and learning plenty about pestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    In the shade of a mango plantation, an hour's drive south of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, a group of Australian researchers are busy checking trees. The team includes researchers from the New South Wales and Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries, and they've spent the last 18 months visiting Cambodia to work with the local mango industry.

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  16. Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Scoop

    To coincide with the bicentennial celebrations of the introduction of Christianity to New Zealand by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, his great, great, great grandson - also Reverend Samuel Marsden - will speak at Selwyn Village during the launch of a new social history covering the first permanent European settlement that was established at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands. Rangihoua: Mission Impossible? is a fresh, new look at the first two decades of life at the Church Missionary Society's fledging mission, which was established 25 years before the Treaty of Waitangi.

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  17. Reef conservationists to rally against NABRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Age

    Conservationists will gather outside the National Australia Bank's annual meeting in Brisbane to demand it not fund a coal port development in north Queensland. Green groups are concerned about an increase in shipping through waters of the Great Barrier Reef associated with the expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal, near Bowen.

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  18. The best books to give young readers this holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | She Knows

    S. S. Taylor has a strong interest in books of all kinds, expeditions, old libraries, mysterious situations, long-hidden secrets, missing explorers, and traveling to unknown places As an author of young adult novels, a parent and an avid reader, I've always felt there's nothing better than a new book for the holidays. As a child, I loved unwrapping a carefully chosen volume and I always looked forward to the quieter days after big celebrations, when I could slip away and lose myself in a story.

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  19. India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Brisbane, Day 2: Ajinkya Rahane out for 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CricketCountry.com

    Ajinkya Rahane was out for 81 on Day Two of the second Test between India and Australia at The Gabba, Brisbane. Josh Hazlewood was the bowler, as "c Haddin b Hazlewood" made another entry in the scorecard.

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  20. India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Brisbane, Day 2: MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin put on 50 runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CricketCountry.com

    MS Dhoni and Ravichandran Ashwin added a quickfire 50-run stand on Day Two of the second Test between India and Australia at The Gabba, Brisbane. Coming in to bat at Nos 7 and 8, Dhoni and Ashwin came together with the score on 328 for six.

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