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  1. RILEY: North and SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Free Press

    Before starting my freshman year at Boston University, I had to make the most immense move of my life: leaving a rural college town in the South, smack dab in the middle of the Bible Belt, for a small, but bustling city in the North. There were the expected changes in my jump from Tennessee to Boston, of course: leaving warm southern summers, college football tailgates and Chick-Fil-A for bitterly cold winters, the Red Sox and amazing seafood.


  2. From Cradle Mountain to Brighton's iconic bathing boxes: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    From Cradle Mountain to Brighton's iconic bathing boxes: The stunning panoramic pictures taken by an Australian company for Google street view...and they've been seen by more than 12 MILLION people From stunning panoramic pictures of the red centre's Ayers Rock, to Luna Park's smiling face glowing alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and even the dizzying highs and lows of the spectacular Blue Mountains in New South Wales, one photography company has captured it all. Australian company Panedia has been specialising in 360 degree panoramic film and photography, interactive maps and video content for more than 15 years.


  3. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A survey by the Urban Design and Development Center shows that people in Bangkok take to the streets more often than thought Despite poor footpaths and humid weather, Bangkokians walk more than is believed, according to an academic study that focuses on the "walkability scores" of the capital. "It is a myth that Bangkok residents are city slackers who, even in a walkable distance, prefer using cars.


  4. Nine charged in Pilbara drugs supply crackdown as police seize cannabis, methamphetaminesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Pilbara police in north-west Western Australia have released the final results of a week-long operation targeting the supply of drugs in the region. Officers searched seven homes across South Hedland, Wickham and Dampier, with the help of a police sniffer dog, after receiving information from the public.


  5. Fely Irvine simultaneously flaunts her ring bling and killer abs as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A rock and a hard place! Newly engaged Fely Irvine flashes her ring bling and flaunts killer abs as she frolics on the sand in string bikini The Voice star Fely Irvine, 26, was caught between a rock and a hard place as she frolicked on Sydney's shoreline on Tuesday, simultaneously showing off her engagement ring and her taut abs. Hitting the golden sands in a paisley print string bikini, the fiancA of Home And Away actor Tai Hara, was the epitome of an Australian beach babe.


  6. Macquarie to Purchase Aircraft for $4 Billion, Raise CapitalRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The purchase, comprising 90 passenger planes leased to 40 airlines, expands its portfolio to 220 aircraft, Macquarie said in a regulatory statement Wednesday. The transaction, which will settle over the next year, will add 5 percent to earnings per share in the first full year after acquisition, it said.


  7. Timeline details ties between Fort Worth police chief, ... an hour...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria Police Chief J.J. Craig did not talk to Fort Worth or San Antonio police departments before going to Taser for body cameras. Those two departments are part of the focus of the AP story.


  8. Be Interactive Travel to Sydney to Attend Prestigious Industry AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    With 2014 being such a fantastic year for the sales and marketing industry, Be Interactive Pty were thrilled to be invited to a recent Awards Event held to celebrate the major achievements made within the industry and reward some of those who helped make such changes possible. It was so exciting to see just how far the industry has come in the last few years, and to have the opportunity to meet up as discuss what the future holds is just fantastic' Last week, Be Interactive Pty travelled from Brisbane to Sydney to attend the prestigious industry awards which looked to honour and reward Australia's thriving community of Outsource sales and marketing providers.


  9. Indonesia AirAsia X finally wins approval to fly Melbourne-BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Indonesia AirAsia X, a long-haul offshoot of the Malaysia airline group that goes by the same name, has finally gained clearance to begin flights between Melbourne and Bali's Denpasar later this month. The entry of the budget airline will heap more competition on Jetstar and Virgin Australia on routes to Bali, which has become a loss-maker for the latter.


  10. Poppies to commemorate WWI Gallipoli campaignRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Visitors pay their respects to Australia's Anzac soldiers as they visit a Wall of Remembrance covered with poppies, in front of the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship in Sydney on March 3, 2015. Red poppies were placed on the Wall of Remembrance for each of the 11,500 Australians and New Zealanders who died on the World War I Gallipoli campaign.


  11. Data analytics keeps tabs on Victorian cabbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    The Taxi Services Commission of Victoria is using a data warehouse to access the data of more than 100 million trips made by taxi drivers in the state over the past 2.5 years. The data warehouse was rolled out in May 2014 following the 2012 Victorian Taxi Industry Inquiry , which recommended that service improvements needed to take place across the industry.


  12. Radical shake-up of parental involvement in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A pilot project in three council areas is aiming to encourage much greater parental involvement in the running of schools than is currently the case. The initiative, which is being trialled in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Angus, comes after surveys have shown most parents are reluctant to get involved in their school.


  13. Time for the bourgeois mob to come to the aid of Edinburgh once moreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    IT was Hugh MacDiarmid who, in a moment of divine inspiration, described Edinburgh as "a mad god's dream" from which "earth eyes Eternity". IT was Hugh MacDiarmid who, in a moment of divine inspiration, described Edinburgh as \"a mad god's dream\" from which \"earth eyes Eternity\".


  14. National Road Carriers wants action on link with AucklandRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    "The hundreds of heavy freight vehicles that travel the route every day make a critical contribution to Northland's economy, employment, and lifestyle," said National Road Carriers Association executive, Paula Rogers, in a presentation in support of a submission to Northland's draft Regional Land Transport Plan. "In our view the upgrade of SH1 between Auckland and Whangarei should be treated as a single, step-by-step "Road of National Significance" project for its entire length.... Not just the section between Puhoi and Wellsford."


  15. "Luxury Goods in Japan" PublishedRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    There was growing demand for luxury brands in Japan in 2013, as the rising stock market led affluent individuals to boost their purchases of luxury goods. In 2014, luxury brands continued to record further strong results during the first quarter, thanks to a large last-minute shopping spree ahead of the tax hike.


  16. Ross Gittins: Economists don't factor in the impacts of city crowdingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Economists are great believers in immigration, but if government doesn't increase spending on infrastructure, our average standard living will go down. Ross Gittins comments.


  17. James Morrison opens Academy of Music in Mount GambierRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australia has a habit of drawing people away from its big cities to immerse themselves in music. Country fans pack into Tamworth at the height of summer; blues and roots lovers dig into Byron Bay at Easter; and jazz aficionados descend on Wangaratta for a few days every spring.


  18. Business: News and calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun

    The Small Biz Bus is visiting The Hills on March 11 to give small business operators the chance to access personalised advice from experts for free. NSW Small Business Commissioner Robyn Hobbs said speaking to the advisers can help small business owners take the next step.


  19. Fortitude Valley apartment towers set to be approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Brisbane City Council will hold three public sessions where people can have their input into how the Queen Street Mall can be improved. A plan to build two 26-storey apartment towers on a Fortitude Valley heritage site is set to be approved by Brisbane City Council.


  20. Arts NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    This year's Counterflows festival at the start of April features three Taiwanese sound artists visiting the UK for the first time. Lin Chiwei, Wang Fujui and DINO will each perform a set at Glasgow's CCA on Saturday April 4, where there will also be a screening of the film Ears Switched Off and On by Singing CHEN and a panel discussion about the Taiwan sound art scene.