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  1. Rainy Randwick could aid Kiwi hopes for A$2m Australian DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... would call for the utmost stamina over 2400 metres and that could help Mongolian Khan show his true colours in Australia. And if there's heavy rain on Saturday it will bring back memories of Baker's ill-fated stayer Lion Tamer ploughing through the ...

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  2. Canberra Long Weekender: What's on in Canberra April 3-6Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    FOLK FESTIVAL The National Folk Festival is back. Over the Easter long weekend, take in hundreds of live music and dance performances, including Grammy-winning ukulele superstar Daniel Ho, and attend workshops, talks and more.

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  3. Guzzling data: Australian internet downloads explodeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... connections were anything but speedy this week after last week's arrival of US based streaming service Netflix in Australia led to a spike in download traffic and appeared to clog networks . Recent data from Canadian internet hardware and software ...

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  4. Union official who wants to boot Martin Ferguson out of Labor Party...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The union official who began a push to expel Labor veteran Martin Ferguson from the ALP for his views on privatisation believes the official story of how the Twin Towers in New York were brought down on September 11, 2001 is a conspiracy that does not stand up to scientific scrutiny. Maritime Union of Australia official Kevin Bracken last week moved a motion condemning Mr Ferguson for publicly supporting power privatisation in New South Wales during the recent state election and urging the Victorian branch of the Labor Party to kick him out.

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  5. Bushfire danger period ends for EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Area News

    The NSW Rural Fire Service is ending the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period in the MIA District today, just in time for the Easter long weekend. The NSW Rural Fire Service is ending the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period in the MIA District today, just in time for the Easter long weekend.

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  6. Malignaggi Joins Virgil Hunter on CBS ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Sweet Science

    ... will defend his title against former super middleweight world champion Sakio Bika (32-6-3, 21 KOs), of Sydney, Australia. Opening the two-fight afternoon broadcast will be undefeated Russian-born Canadian light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev (7-0, 7 ...

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  7. New bridge to increase safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mercury

    A NEW bridge at Granite Creek on the Climies Track, linking Trial Harbour and Granville Harbour, promises to make the track a lot safer for four-wheel-drive vehicles, bikes and bushwalkers this Easter. In 2006 Granite Creek claimed the lives of two 13-year-old boys, Dylan Burgess and Rhys John Tobin, along with 34-year-old Dean Ronald Mott, all from the Ulverstone area.

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  8. Australian pair face death penalty in China for drug smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    A young Australian man has been sentenced to death and another is awaiting trial after being caught by Chinese authorities trying to smuggle methamphetamine from China to Australia. Queensland man Ibrahim Jalloh and another Australian citizen, Bengali Sherrif, were arrested by the Chinese authorities at Guangzhou airport in June last year, but until now their plight has remained secret.

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  9. NSW election 2015: Mike Baird's second reshuffle the first truly to carry his stampRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    This is Mike Baird's second reshuffle as Premier, but the first in which he has truly shaped the team he wants to lead the government. Last year's shake-up was regarded as what his predecessor Barry O'Farrell already had planned before his shock resignation.

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  10. New Victoria CFA district for MorwellRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... big things come in small packages, and this tiny creature could be the key to derailing the biggest coal mine in Australia. ASTONISHING new research has shown paracetamol does not work for a common type of pain. Now researchers want to check if it ...

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  11. Australia's BC Iron gets royalty break as iron ore hits new lowsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Australia's BC Iron said on Wednesday it will be able to defer A$8-A$12 million in royalty payments, as it struggles amid a dramatic fall in iron ore prices. Facing the prospect of mines shutting down, Western Australia state in December notified miners producing less than 20 million tonnes annually they could be eligible for a 50 percent deferral on the royalties they pay.

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  12. Policy StudiesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | InsiderOnline

    ... on the topic of how Enlightenment principles guided Thomas Townshend and Arthur Phillip in founding Sydney, Australia. The current policy agenda of populist politicians and their elite intellectual supporters is almost entirely directed at leveling ...

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  13. South Sydney forward Kyle Turner on track for amazing comeback from spinal surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    The AFL anti-doping tribunal verdict shines a new light on ASADA's investigation of the Cronulla Sharks. Phil Gould and Andrew Webster discuss.

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  14. Cyclone damaged abattoir reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia's largest meat processor is almost up and running again in Rockhampton Queensland after sustaining serious damage in Cyclone Marcia. "It's been an unbelievable effort by the plant team out at Rockhampton, our head office engineering team and also the contractors who've worked tirelessly."

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  15. Off to join the circusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

    Ben Bryant will be among some the nation's best jugglers, acrobats, musicians and magicians to take on the 2015 Australian Street Entertainment Championships on the Gold Coast this Easter. Benny B is no stranger to performing and has travelled to 27 different countries including Kuwait, Poland, Korea, Sweden, Jordan, China, Switzerland, Singapore, UAE, Austria and Sweden to perform.

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  16. Kiama a big hit in state garden compRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

    SOME of the Kiama region's best gardens have been recognised as part of the Kiama Garden Club's 2015 Garden Competition. Kiama Garden Club members and sponsors gathered last week to acknowledge the winners in the club's 2015 Garden Competition.

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  17. Lussick puts in the work to prove he's a reliable starterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Paramatta Sun

    MARCH 27: Darcy Lussick of the Eels is tackled by Luke Keary of the Rabbitohs during the round four NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Pirtek Stadium on March 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Darcy Lussick Round one it was veteran Willie Mason.

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  18. NSW Premier Mike Baird shapes his cabinet to implement his poles and wires planRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    NSW Premier Mike Baird is congratulated as he enters a party room meeting of the NSW Liberal Party on Wednesday Premier Mike Baird has announced a cabinet tailor-made to implement his election policy to partially privatise the NSW electricity network and $20 billion infrastructure plan in a major reshuffle after the reelection of the Coalition government. Gladys Berejiklian's performance in the transport portfolio has been rewarded with the key job of treasurer, making her the first woman to hold the post in NSW history.

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  19. The Last Word: March MadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    Julius Caesar, in Shakespeare's script, was warned he should "Beware the Ides of March". People living in Sydney, in 2015, had reason to beware the Ideas of March.

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  20. Kiwi bred trotter has a big futureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Former Kiwi five year old Monarchy/Rob The Nest gelding Just Leave was gigantic in winning the Betta Home Living Cohuna Trotters Handicap for T0 or better class over 2190 metres at the Shepparton trots on Tuesday March 31. Stepping cleanly from 20 metres to settle nice and handy with Kains Boy jumping straight to the front from barrier four before surrendering to the Kari Males trained Secret Kiss which started outside the front line, Just Leave went into a wild gallop shortly after the start appearing to put himself out of business.

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