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  1. This 500,000 acre Texas ranch can be yours for just $725 millionRead the original story

    7 min ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    One of the biggest and oldest ranches in America is up for sale for a Texas-size price: $725 million. The W.T. Waggoner Estate, a relic of the Wild West, sprawls across 510,527 acres - and six counties - in north Texas, according to Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International, which put the ranch on the market.

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  2. Hunting tragedy puts spotlight on camouflage gearRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    When Samuel Long wore camouflage gear while hunting on Stewart Island, he made it harder for other hunters to see him. He urged hunters to wear high visibility orange or blue so it was easier for other hunters to identify them.

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  3. Young musicians in it for the love of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Commitment to practice, an enthusiastic work ethic - perhaps a competitive streak - and the wisdom to eat well and get enough sleep. These are the qualities not only of a top sportsman or woman, but also those of the country's leading young musicians playing - or singing - their way to excellence.

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  4. Cyclone hit Vanuatu bounces backRead the original story

    28 min ago | Fiji Times

    After the cyclone, Vanuatu's participation was in a limbo with finances tied up for the sport but a visit by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has changed that. Team Vanuatu chef de mission Eileen Nganga said they went through the selection criteria and selected all 14 disciplines and were confident of beating the record they finished at during the 2011 New Caledonia Games - one gold, eight silver and eight bronze medals.

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  5. Only the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Fiji Times

    Fiji 7s player Vatemo Ravouvou gets in the groove during the Vodafone Fiji 7s team victory celebration at Albert Park in Suva on Thursday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU VODAFONE Fiji 7s team coach Ben Ryan will be back in the country on June 18 to oversee the preparations for the Pacific Games.

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  6. Tough gameRead the original story

    28 min ago | Fiji Times

    THE Vatukoula rugby side will be without their experienced players and coach when they take on Northland in their opening game of the 2015 Skipper Cup at Theodore Park in Tavua at 3.30pm today The side will be missing six key players for the fixture who are on tour with the Telecom Fiji Warriors in Uruguay. "We are missing six key players for the game but we do have capable players to fill the positions," Senivakula said.

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  7. Timely boost for NadiRead the original story

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    THE Nadi rugby team received a timely boost ahead of its first Skipper Tuna Cup encounter against Tailevu this afternoon at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori. Jack's Group Marketing manager Livyanna Valentine said as an official sponsor of Nadi rugby, the company would provide a full set of attire for the team together with Adidas sporting equipment and cash sponsorship worth $45,000.

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  8. Lions wary of SuvaRead the original story

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    Vodafone Fiji FACT champions, Labasa are cautious of "Capital City boys" Suva in the lead up to their clash in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League at Subrail Park today. "Suva is a good team and we cannot afford to take them lightly as we had already played them twice.

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  9. Lack of interest cancels eventRead the original story

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    THE National Billiards Championship scheduled to be played at the Central Club in Ba this weekend has been postponed to a later date because of lack of interest. Bhatti said the event would now be played together with the Six Reds Championship in Nadi later in the year.

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  10. Rabo: Follow game planRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    Suva coach/player Pita Rabo dribbles past Labasa's Taione Kerevanua during their Vodafone Fiji FACT pool match at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. Picture: JAI PRASAD SUVA soccer coach and player Pita Rabo expects 90 minutes of concentration from his players when they face Labasa in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League today.

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  11. Jetsetters gun for a win against NadrogaRead the original story

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    NADI will field the same team that played at the Vodafone Fiji FACT when they host Nadroga in the Rewa Galaxy Premier League competition at Prince Charles Park tomorrow. The side needs nothing less than a win to restore the confidence of their fans after losing the FACT title.

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  12. Silver medallist ready to grace the greensRead the original story

    29 min ago | Fiji Times

    WORLD Bowls Championship silver medallist, Keshwa Gounder will be gracing the Nadi Sports Club greens during the Fiji Airways Sunny West Bowling Carnival, which starts with the fours discipline today. Gounder was part of the national side which finished as the runner-up during 2008 World Championship triples event in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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  13. PM's 'mean-spirited grandstanding' on asylum seekersRead the original story

    35 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    WARRNAMBOOL refugee advocates are disgusted by the federal government's attitude towards asylum seekers which they say will see desperate people left to drown at sea. WARRNAMBOOL refugee advocates are disgusted by the federal government's attitude towards asylum seekers which they say will see desperate people left to drown at sea.

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  14. Act justifies rightsRead the original story

    44 min ago | Fiji Times

    LANDOWNING units can still have projects for their mataqali or yavusa despite the iTaukei Land Trust Board undertaking the fair share distribution of lease money. Deputy chief executive of the iTaukei Affairs Board Apakuki Kurusiga confirmed that this was contained in the iTaukei Lands Trust Act.

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  15. Land use concernRead the original story

    45 min ago | Fiji Times

    ABOUT 600 farmers holding agricultural leases in the North have failed to farm their land resulting in low sugar production. The issue was revealed by the Labasa Fiji Sugar Corporation representative, Amirka Prasad, at the Committee for Better Land Utilisation meeting in Labasa this week, adding this was a concern.

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  16. My brother Oomepa on the bonnetRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Asopa People

    IT was a dawn and our commander unceremoniously barked at us to wake up and prepare for the journey to kill. Beneath the eastern foothills, we were to ambush the PNG Defence Force and allied Resistance troops and their transport on the road running north from Arawa.

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  17. Cashed up immigrants have buying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Some people have been found bidding more than $300,000 more than a house is worth. Photo / Herald on Sunday I wrote in my column last month about the double digit rise in values of some of Auckland's outer suburbs over the past six months and how the QV Residential Price Movement Index now shows the average home value for the Auckland region has topped $800,000.

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  18. Cricket: Black Caps take control at Lord'sRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand's Ross Taylor plays a shot off the bowling of England's Moeen Ali during the second day of the first Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's. Photo / AP.

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  19. Bay of Islands lifestyle is a shoe inRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Two Northland shoe retailing outlets, comprising a business that has been successfully operating for 35 years, are for sale within leased premises in the heart of the Bay of Islands. The Shoestyles stores at 49 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri and 8 Selwyn Mall, Paihia, are being marketed by Daren Leng of ABC Business Sales, Auckland, for an asking price of $329,000 including fixed assets of $65,000.

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  20. Rugby: Doctor calls for sport concussion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Australian doctor Adrian Cohen is calling on politicians in Australia and New Zealand to make it illegal to send young sportspeople back on to the field when concussion is suspected. That's already happened across the United States, where athletes under 18 now need clearance from a licensed healthcare professional before returning to play.

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