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  1. Researchers Search for Amelia Earhart's Plane on Remote Marshalls AtollRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    A search is under way on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. A group of researchers travelled Sunday to Mili Atoll where a small aluminium cover plate and part of a landing-gear wheel assembly, believed to be from Earhart's plane, were found last year.

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  2. Ambassador proud to be AustralianRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Advocate

    A tough country girl, who drives harvesters part-time while she studies to be a teacher, Miss Oakley is the epitome of a down-to-earth Australian. Easy going and not afraid to get her hands dirty, Miss Oakley also loves to get glammed up, as she did for The Advocate's Australia Day front page image.

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  3. a Medical student from Bridgwater is heading off to Papua New Guinea to work in a hospital.Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Bridgwater Mercury

    Jennifer Ridenton, of Dunkery Road, has secured a place at Kavieng General Hospital this summer, assisting with the day to day care of patients. The country suffers high rates of HIV and AIDS, and diseases such as cholera and malaria are endemic with the most of the people living in rural areas with few or no modern facilities.

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  4. Nutritionist delves into weighty topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: Illawarra nutrition expert Professor Linda Tapsell was named as a Member of the Order of Australia in this year's Australia Day celebrations. Illawarra nutrition expert Professor Linda Tapsell was named as a Member of the Order of Australia in this year's Australia Day celebrations.

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  5. Aussie pride: Illawarra's Australia Day honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    When Bulli fireman Clayton Allison set off for Japan after the 2011 tsunami emergency, he thought he would be rescuing people. But it took two days to reach the devastated shores.

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  6. Iain Morrison: Cap won't stop Celtic exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THERE is a row brewing in England, which may not be front page news but don't think it isn't affecting you, me and Celtic rugby.

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  7. Jessica Mauboy flaunts her curves in two figure-hugging ensembles...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Jessica Mauboy flaunts her curves in two figure-hugging ensembles as she sings national anthem at Australian Of The Year celebrations She's due to perform against the backdrop of Sydney's iconic Opera House as she kicks off Australia Day celebrations on January 26. But Jessica Mauboy was tasked with another honour on Sunday, when she sang the national anthem at Parliament House in Canberra for the annual Australian Of The Year award ceremony. Stepping up in front of Prime Minister Tony Abbott, adoption activist Deborra-Lee Furness and a host of dignitaries, the former Australian Idol star closed the festivities with a stellar rendition of the nation's song.

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  8. Perth beat Pietersen's MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Kevin Pietersen's Melbourne Stars were beaten by 18 runs at the Waca as home side Perth Scorchers reached the final of the Australian Big Bash League. Another discarded England batsman, Michael Carberry, hit 50 off 36 balls as Perth made 144-7, despite a maiden in the final over of the innings.

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  9. By the numbers - the average Australian doesn't exist ... not a single one of us is 'normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    You are 37, and a woman. You have a son and a daughter, aged six and nine. You live in a three-bedroom, free-standing house.

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  10. NT Labor leader quits and disappears to 'Syria to fight with...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Snubbed for Saudi: Obama and First Lady arrive in India and pay tribute to Gandhi after cutting tour short to woo new Saudi king Sarah Palin 'rambles incoherently' after teleprompter freezes, leaving the GOP crowd baffled and Democrats saying 'Thank You'... a day after she declared an interest in 2016 run Spanish Ebola survivor whose dog was put down amid fears it had killer disease has adopted a new puppy called Alma Welcome to the horror mall: Chilling video shows mold-encrusted cinema, overgrown plants and fading ad displays inside complex that shut just six months ago 'He's a psychopath patriot': Bill Maher blasts American Sniper Chris Kyle and says film is successful because it's simplistic Target employee with Asperger's Syndrome committed suicide 'after humiliation of being wrongly accused of stealing and paraded through the store in handcuffs' Father 'kills daughter, 7, ... (more)

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  11. After winning Tour Down Under, Rohan Dennis prepares for world hour record bidRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    The sight of Rohan Dennis standing tall and wearing a champagne drenched Tour Down Under winner's ochre jersey belied where his mind already was on Sunday. Not that the 24 year-old South Australian was playing down his joy for winning the first round race of the World Tour.

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  12. Young Australian 2015 wants to be heardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The 21-year-old has travelled the world advocating for deaf rights and pushing for deaf children to have access to Auslan - the sign language of the Australian deaf community - from birth. Last year, she became the first Auslan user to be accepted into jury duty.

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  13. Rosie Batty's bravery to inspire 2015Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Courageous Rosie Batty is determined to expose and end domestic violence in Australia, ensuring her son Luke did not die in vain. The Victorian, whose 11-year-old son was murdered by his father at cricket training almost a year ago, was named Australian of the Year 2015 on Sunday in recognition of her campaigning against domestic violence in spite of overwhelming personal grief.

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  14. Crowds flock to Australia Day Live concert in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Sophie Rainbow, Vanessa Ryan, Rachel Toohey and Julia Cronan on the lawns of Parliament House for the Australia Day announcement and concert. They toted Australian flags, small children and eskies full of beer as they rolled out the picnic rugs in the front yard of Parliament House.

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  15. Speaker surrenders right to appoint chairmen of committeesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    The surrender by the Speaker, Lord Tu'ivakano of his right to appoint the chairmen of the eight Parliamentary Standing Committees, and the approval by the House of Semisi Sika to be the Chairman of the Whole House Committee, were two controversial decisions that parliament approved in its first formal session of the Tongan Legislative Assembly on Thursday, 22 January. Semisi Sika, People's Representative for Tongatapu No.

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  16. Bill Shorten renews call for Australian republicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has called for a new push for Australia to become a republic ahead of Australia Day tomorrow. A referendum held on the subject in 1999, which if successful would have seen a president appointed by the Parliament, failed to garner enough support.

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  17. Storm warnings issued across QldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT was the prison visit Michael Chan had hoped never to make - to see his little brother after learning the devastating news that his death could be imminent. SYDNEY siege survivor Harriette Denny has opened up about her pregnancy as more horrifying details emerge about what happened inside the Lindt Cafe.

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  18. Search for Earhart plane on remote islandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Majuro, Marshall Islands: A search is underway on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. A group of researchers travelled on Sunday to Mili Atoll, where a small aluminium cover plate and part of a landing-gear wheel assembly, believed to be from Earhart's plane, were found last year.

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  19. Social researcher rewarded with the Order of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Hugh Mackay's Order of Australia recognises his tireless contributions to social research, which is befitting for a man who plans to spend half the public holiday working in his Sydney office. The Exeter-based social researcher, academic and novelist was thrilled to receive the third highest honour in the Order of Australia.

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  20. Long involvement in fishing and scuba diving recognisedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: Even at age 70, Melven Brown still manages to grab his fishing rod and his scuba gear and spend time on the ocean floor. Even at age 70, Melven Brown still manages to grab his fishing rod and his scuba gear and spend some much-needed time getting up close and personal with the ocean floor.

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