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  1. Pages: Edwin Salazar in the Australian OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Sun-Star

    TENNIS was introduced to him by his dad Doroteo Salazar and mom Zenaida. "I was 13 then," recalls Edwin, whose first backhands were hit at the court "in the Reclamation Area near the old White Gold."

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  2. Hey big spender, come to BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    Give me Brisbane any day is the latest slogan part of a campaign to encourage extra tourism for the Queensland city. While the strength of the dollar is luring increasing numbers of visitors to Brisbane, a Queensland tourism boss admits costs are high when they get here.

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  3. Australia orders waste dumping ban on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said Saturday, as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger. An aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of the Whitsunday Islands, along the central coast of Queensland, pictured on November 20, 2014 Environment Minister Greg Hunt said he had ordered the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to develop regulations to stop waste from capital dredging being dumped in the park "once and for all".

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  4. American tourist Marina Sanchez missing in CairnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Mail

    American tourist, 18, missing in Cairns for almost two weeks after leaving the home where she was staying with relatives Relatives of a young American tourist missing in Australia say they haven't seen the 18-year-old for almost two weeks. Marina Sanchez was last seen when she left the home of a relative in the Bentley Park suburb of Cairns, in Australia's northeastern Queensland state, where she had been staying.

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  5. Resort staff member reported being sexually assaulted by foreign guest during G20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ABC News

    Managers of a Gold Coast resort have been providing counselling and assistance to a staff member who reported being sexually assaulted by a foreign guest staying with a G20 delegation. At the time, the resort was hosting the Saudi Arabian delegation, while the G20 Summit was being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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  6. Gold Coast teen embraces country lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ABC News

    Hughenden Queensland grazier Brett Epple is certain a little time in the country can do worlds of good for young people growing up in the city. His 12-year-old grandson Jake Wiese left his home on the Gold Coast to spend a week at Alston Vale Station during the school holidays.

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  7. Crusader players put fans before Fiji windfallRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 5:50PM IF the Crusaders players get their way the proposed Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes in Fiji will be scrubbed. While administrators from both franchises are keen to make history, and a bundle of money, by playing at Suva's National Stadium on May 29 the players, who remain reluctant to travel so close to the playoffs, have made it clear they want to play in front of their own fans at Nelson's Trafalgar Park instead.

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  8. Young American tourist missing in CairnsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Relatives of a young American tourist missing in Cairns say they haven't seen the 18-year-old for almost two weeks. Marina Sanchez was last seen on January 10 when she left the Bentley Park home where she had been staying with a family while on holiday in north Queensland.

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  9. Qld AIDS Council assured of Health funding if Labor wins electionRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Blaze

    Queensland AIDS Council executive director Michael Scott says he was pleased to hear the announcement this week that the ALP has committed to refunding QuAC if it wins this month's state election. The ALP candidate for Brisbane Central District, Grace Grace, and federal Shadow Health Spokeswoman Catherine King made the announcement earlier this week at the council's office in Teneriffe that $2.5 million in Queensland Health funding would be reinstated if Labor wins the election.

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  10. RACQ outlines wish list for Queensland State electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ABC News

    According to Queensland's peak motoring body, fuel in some regional centres is costing motorists at least 10 cents more than what's being charged at Brisbane petrol stations. RACQ's Executive Manager Michael Roth has described the regional prices as "outrageous" and is calling on the State Government to introduce fuel price board regulations.

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  11. Stand-alone State of Origin period could be Shane Richardson's first move at the NRLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    A stand-alone State of Origin period is on the cards under Dave Smith's latest lieutenant at League Central, with Shane Richardson to make solving the scheduling puzzle his top priority at the NRL. The long-time South Sydney boss was on Wednesday unveiled by the NRL in the new role of head of game strategy and development, leaving the Rabbitohs 11 years after he took over and less than four months after they won an elusive premiership.

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  12. Crusaders players put fans before Fijian Super Rugby windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    LONG WAIT: Crusaders fans are desperate to see their team win the Super Rugby title for the first time since 2008. If the Crusaders players get their way the proposed Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes in Fiji will be scrubbed.

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  13. Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia: Two nearby World Heritage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    Often overshadowed by Cairns, a neighboring-somewhat hectic-tourist town, Port Douglas is a reprieve for those desiring the big outdoor adventure of Tropical North Queensland with the kick-back roots of a sleepy fisherman's town. Not only is it adjacent to two World Heritage Sites, but there's also plenty of adventure within city limits-no stinger suit required.

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  14. Newman pledges $80m for tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Premier Campbell Newman denies he is trying to one-up Labor by promising Queenslanders $80 million in tourism funding in yet another big-spending election announcement. The Liberal National Party has already trumped Labor in other areas of the campaign, including promising $150 million for a new Townsville stadium after Labor committed $100 million.

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  15. Heading home after caravanning the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    Almost 12 months ago Melissa and Allan Bennett packed up everything. Absolutely everything.

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  16. Irishman fined after getting stuck in roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Age

    It may sound like a bad joke but it turned into an expensive night out for an Irish tourist on the Gold Coast who ended up having to be cut out of the roof cavity. Hugh McMahon, 18, has been forced to pay $2600 in fines and damages after having to be freed from a roof near the Sin City night club in Surfers Paradise.

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  17. Broken Hill to join National Heritage listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    ASHLEY HALL: Sydney's Opera House, Queensland's Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne's Flemington Race Course - Australia's National Heritage List contains many of the country's top tourist spots. And it's expected that an entire Australian City, Broken Hill, will join them today.

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  18. My race to say farewell Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Chester Evening Leader

    A WOMAN is fundraising to fulfil her last wish of spending time with the friends and medical workers in Australia who helped her fight cancer. Kate Harding, 37, of Chester, was expecting a visit to Australia in 2008 to be the trip of a lifetime, only to find a few weeks in that she had developed myxoid liposarcoma cancer.

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  19. Lyoness: scam or straight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It is hard to know what to make of the company Lyoness, which is under investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for allegedly pyramid selling and engaging in referral selling. Lyoness markets itself as a customer loyalty program for companies in the retail and service sectors, where members join on referral and pay an up-front fee, plus a commission for every transaction.

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  20. Farm tours offer sweet taste of success for Daintree Estates cocoa farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Gerard Puglisi likes to test his young charges when he takes school groups onto his sugar cane and cocoa farm in the Whyanbeel Valley, north of Mossman, in far north Queensland. The fourth generation farmer turned tour guide asks children "where does chocolate come from?", knowing invariably the confused response it will evoke.

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