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  1. Big AFL games for TassieRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ARENA TUSSLE: St Kilda's Nick Riewoldt tangles with North Melbourne's Scott Thompson in last year's game at Blundstone arena. Picture: MICHAEL KLEIN TASMANIA is in line for a bumper 2015 AFL season with the state to host three all-Victorian games featuring five diff erent Victorian clubs for the first time.

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  2. $420,000 winner wins againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Mercury

    A HOTEL owner's gaming licence has been suspended for three months after he won more than $420,000 on Keno while he was working at a Queenstown pub. Railway Hotel manager Michael Courto's licence was cancelled in April last year after an investigation by the Tasmanian Gaming Commission sparked by a tip-off from the public.

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  3. Improved ride promised on Wingham RoadRead the original story

    13 min ago | Manning River Times

    Greater Taree City Council has announced rehabilitation works on Wingham Road between Muldoon Street and Old Wingham Road are scheduled to begin in November. Many drivers travelling to Wingham along this section of road veer to the left to avoid the worst of the corrugations.

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  4. Olivier Award Winner Elaine Paige Postpones Tonight's ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Playbill

    ... singing actress' 50th anniversary in show business, began Oct. 9 in Cardiff and will conclude Dec. 6 in Melbourne, Australia. Paige offered an evening at London's Royal Albert Hall Oct. 20 with special guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra. The ...

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  5. Masters Games wins sports awardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Naracoorte Herald

    ... year, after claiming a major award in Mount Gambier on Sunday. The event, which attracted people from throughout Australia, was named the top event in the region at the SportSE Sports Star Awards ceremony at Mount Gambier's City Hall. Star Club ...

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  6. RFDS history flies byRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Naracoorte Herald

    Royal Flying Doctor Service central operations volunteer coordinator Deb Adams congratulates founding members Roger Bennett, Noel Allchurch and Denise Grieve on 20 years of service with the local support group. Past and present members marked the anniversary with an afternoon tea at Longridge Aged Care's recreation room on October 10. Three original founding members - Denise Grieve, Roger Bennett and Noel Allchurch - were presented with certificates of appreciation for their work and commitment over the two decades by RFDS central operations volunteer coordinator Deb Adams.

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  7. Silver Lake Resources To Sell Lakewood MillRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Following Silver Lake Resources' October 6 announcement of the agreement to lease out the Murchinson mill , the company has now also announced a heads of agreement with a private consortium concerning the outright sale of the Lakewood mill in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. According to the news release dated October 22 an undisclosed private consortium will be taking possession of this facility for a consideration of $4.8M .

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  8. England squad: Chris Ashton axed as Christian Wade and Dave Strettle miss out on autumn TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | This Is London

    ... Jack Nowell and Johnny May. England face New Zealand at Twickenham on November 8 and play South Africa, Samoa and Australia in quick succession just a year away from the Rugby World Cup being played in this country. That makes these Tests even more ...

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  9. Australia Diamonds complete perfect seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Diamonds overcame England 54-47 in their second test in Canberra to post their 19th successive win, dating back to September last year. The visitors delivered an improved performance on their 18-point loss in Bendigo on Sunday but world No 1 Australia proved once again they are a class above.

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  10. Video shows live export system is failing: rights groupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Video obtained by animal rights group Animals Australia shows Australian bulls being stabbed in the neck in Gaza and sheep being shoved into car boots at street markets in Kuwait and Jordan. Animals Australia's chief investigator Lyn White says the evidence of Australian animals being slaughtered outside the official supply chain is proof that the live export system is not working.

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  11. Archbishop of York John Sentamu said he was ashamed that more was not done to protect childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Echo

    ... Waddington. Those who made allegations described abuse in Manchester, York, London, Carlisle and in Queensland, Australia dating back as far as the 1950s. One man alleges he was abused when Waddington was assistant curate at St John's, Bethnal ...

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  12. Stunning Shelburne safe at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... dunes are active and largely undisturbed. ONE of the longest-running conservation and indigenous rights battles in Australia's history will soon end, with the listing of Cape York's stunning Shelburne Bay as a national park and Aboriginal lands. It ...

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  13. Futsal players aiming for SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    A BUNCH of East Devonport Primary School pupils have become "kings of the playground" since being hand chosen to travel to the other side of the world to represent their country. CURBING ENTHUSIASM: Futsal players Noah Fleming, Mitchell Brinckman, Zeb Wells, and Portia Woolley, all 12, have been selected to represent Australia in Spain in 2015.

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  14. Highest accolade to EinoderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner

    ... the welfare and education of his trainees and colleagues that has grown the status of orthopaedics in this part of Australia to its current heights,'' the AOA said. ''It is through his influence that many of his registrars decided to locate to ...

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  15. Crime surge in NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner

    ... Roach said yesterday. Last week a new report showed Tasmania had the most people living below the poverty line in Australia and the phenomenon was increasing. On Tuesday police Assistant Commissioner Donna Adams told a media conference there was a ...

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  16. Inexperience no excuse: PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner

    THE Tassie Roar can no longer use inexperience as an excuse coach Julia Price said on the eve of the Tasmanian women's cricket side's season start THE Tassie Roar can no longer use inexperience as an excuse coach Julia Price said on the eve of the Tasmanian women's cricket side's season start. The Roar will face the Western Fury this weekend for two Twenty20s and one 50-over clash at the WACA.

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  17. Soldier rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    ... including 12 years in India and Tibet, and retired in 1912 having attained the Having mustered out, he migrated to Australia. Not long after his arrival he joined the army reserve (then called the Citizens Military Force) as an instructor and was ...

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  18. Kinder teachers take actionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    ... she said. Enterprise Bargaining Agreement negotiations broke down between employers Early Learning Association Australia and the Municipals Association of Victoria in September. Linda Brown, Creswick, Bakery Hill preschools and Sebastopol, Woady ...

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  19. Finch to fire on Eastern OvalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    ... teammates to play with the Australian Twenty20 captain again and for the Ballarat pubic to come out and see the Australia captain play at Eastern Oval," he said. Finch returned from Australia's tour against Pakistan with two one-day appearances for ...

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  20. F1: Sam Michael to leave McLaren and F1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PitPass.com

    "After twenty-one years in the sport, Sam, his wife and two children are heading back to Australia," said the spokesperson, who confirmed that Michael gave notice of his intention to leave in March. Michael will attend the final three races of the season, beginning with next week's United States Grand Prix in Austin.

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