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  1. Softball club Demons boast a proud historyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Grassroots sporting clubs are the heart of Southland sport. The Southland Times want to acknowledge what those clubs have done - and continue to do - by launching a new Club of the Week profile.

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  2. Tokanui cling on to Laing ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    It's been a busy week for golf in Southland - clubs are always keen to welcome new members, so if you want to be part of the fun contact your local club or Golf Southland! The challenge for the Laing Shield proved tough on Saturday, with holders Tokanui only just retaining their grip on the trophy after a 3-3 draw with Greenacres. Results were : Gavin Yates lost to Chris Sherlock 3/2, Simon Smith lost to Allan Smith 2/1, Morgan Ferguson defeated Harvey Blair 3up.

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  3. Waikato River plan causing wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Turning Hamilton around to embrace the Waikato River will cost city ratepayers upwards of $4.75 million over the next decade. The Hamilton City River Plan was adopted by the city council last year and aims to transform the city's relationship with the river through a mix of short-term and long-term projects.

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  4. Euthanasia campaign support growsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The society and Street claim Parliament needs to debate a law change in the wake of widespread support for euthanasia. "We want MPs to see that there is a great deal of public support for this bill," Street said.

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  5. Long wait 'totally unacceptable'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    It took six hospital visits and more than one week for 11-year-old Alyndrea Jones to get her crushed hand treated after a horse riding accident. "We went into the hospital and they said they were pretty sure the fingers were broken, but they couldn't bring in the X-ray people to tell for sure," mum Yvonne said.

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  6. Demand drives up hotel pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Hotels.com survey shows prices were up an average of $26 per room per night on a year ago, at $186 per night. Photo / Thinkstock High demand is driving up hotel prices in New Zealand but for Kiwis travelling overseas, Asia is offering the best bargains and Australian hotels are more affordable.

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  7. Father dies weeks before son's body foundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The father of a teenage climber who was lost on Canterbury's Tasman Glacier more than 40 years ago died just weeks before the discovery of what is believed to be his son's body. David Moen was 19 when he was swept away by an avalanche near the Tasman Saddle on September 16, 1973.

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  8. Basketball: Breakers battling big oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Breakers know history will be against them when they hit the road for game one of the grand final series, but they see the next week as a new and enticing challenge. Minor premiers Cairns hold home advantage for the three-game series, set to begin in North Queensland on Friday night, and the record books suggest the Taipans should be heavy favourites to claim the Australian NBL crown.

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  9. Nixon, Bradburn To Speak At Cricket Forth Valley 'Sportsman Dinner'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cricket World

    Former England wicket-keeper Paul Nixon and current Scotland head coach Grant Bradburn will be star attractions at Cricket Forth Valley's inaugural Sportsman's Dinner on 21st March. Nixon played 19 One-Day Internationals for England, helping them reach the Super Eight stage of the 2007 World Cup.

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  10. When does Daylight Saving Time start?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Daylight saving time goes into effect Sunday, when our clocks will jump forward an hour at 2 a.m. These days, most of the electronics -- smart phones and cables box -- that we regularly use to check the time will automatically make the change. Most of the United States and its territories observe DST, which was introduced in 1918, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology .

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  11. Football: Karembeu confident Uefa on top of racismRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Olympiakos strategic advisor Christian Karembeu expressed his confidence on Tuesday that Uefa are getting to grips with racism in football after suffering abuse during the recent Greek derby against Panathinaikos. Panathinaikos have vowed to identify and punish the supporter who made racist gestures directed at the 44-year-old New Caledonia-born Karembeu, who was on the sidelines during the game.

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  12. Storms hit Western Australia bringing much needed rainRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Mullewa in the mid west received 87 millimetres, Yakabindie Station south of Wiluna recorded 108 millimetres, while further south Kellerberrin in the wheatbelt had 32 millimetres. "We had a farm out at Wialki last year and we had seven or eight inches out there and that's what we got out there, and we only got a bag and a half here and we virtually had no rain.

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  13. British backpacker who left 'love poster' for man on New Zealand...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'We're grabbing some cheap beers... and having a party': British backpacker who left 'love poster' for mystery man she spotted on New Zealand beach enjoys their first date... but will they get together again? It seems love might be in the air for a Scottish backpacker who managed to woo a handsome man she saw on the beach by painting him a poster that went viral. Glasgow artist Sarah Milne was relaxing at the beach in Picton - north of Christchurch on New Zealand's South Island - when she spotted her mystery man 'shirtless, wearing black shorts with stars tattooed on his torso and running with a curly, bouncy and blonde dog'.

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  14. Myanmar bar staff accused of religious insult to learn fate in 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    A New Zealander and two Myanmar nationals are accused of insulting Buddhism in an advertisement for a bar in Yangon. YANGON: The New Zealand-born general manager of a bar in Myanmar and two local colleagues will hear in two weeks from a Myanmar court whether they are guilty of insulting Buddhism in an online promotion.

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  15. Market Wrap: Commercial property sales and dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Fitzroys has sold a key Puckle Street retail site for $8.3 million in a private sale. Agents Michael Ryan and Charles Emmett sold the property on behalf of a private family.

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  16. Gina drops $5bn but still makes Forbes' listRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IN AN operation with maximum visual impact, Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will today be moved to the island where they will be shot. THE Government will consider laying charges against one of China's richest men after finding that his company had illegally bought a harbourside mansion.

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  17. Faith-Based '40 Nights' Readies to Roll CamerasRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - March 3, 2015 - LANSING, Mich. -- Lansing, Mich. - When preparation meets opportunity, good things can and do happen.

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  18. Drake Labeled "A Massive Faggot" By Fellow Future Music Festival PerformerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | HipHopDx

    Yolandi Visser of the South African group, Die Antwoord had a few harsh words for fellow Future Music Festival performer Drake , over the weekend. In an Instagram post uploaded on Saturday , Visser posted a meme, which included the following words posted over a picture of Drake : "I'm a massive faggot.

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  19. Grieving tourist's fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    She came to New Zealand to recover from depression brought on by her partner's death in a motorcycle crash. But Chia-Fang Chu's grief has been compounded by the death of her father in a collision brought on by a momentary lapse of attention on unfamiliar roads.

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  20. Canada's Saputo To Buy Australian Cheese Firm LDDRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Canada's dairy manufacturer Saputo Inc. has signed a deal to buy Australia's Lion-Dairy & Drinks Pty Ltd. based in Victoria. The all cash deal of $134.4-million to buy its subsidiary's local competitor also includes $104.1-million for inventory and assumed liabilities, according to Quebec-based Saputo's news release.

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