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Friday Aug 22 | ABC News

Gordon Highlander 'may be first Australian-born casualty of WWI'

An officer fighting with a Scottish regiment may soon be recognised as the first Australian-born casualty of World War I. New details have emerged indicating Lieutenant Leslie Richmond, born in Victoria, died at the Battle of Mons on August 23, 1914 while serving with the 1st Gordon Highlanders.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

Hockey 'sorry' if remark about poorest Australians sounds callous, while still defending it

ELEANOR HALL: His comments on how the other half lives have generated a spirited response across the country.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

ABC News

FRRR Abc Heywire Youth Innovation grants: communities across regional Australia receive $100k

ABC Heywire and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal have announced the recipients of $100,000 in seed funding for projects by young people across regional Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Agriculture, Science, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Gday USA The Aussie cafes perking up the coffee scene in New York

EXCLUSIVE: 'Thank you!' Teen cancer survivor who was denied dentures by his insurance company will be smiling again after MailOnline story helps raise more than $17,000 in just one DAY Investigators dismantle shipping container where man allegedly kept Abby Hernandez, 15, for nine months and remove evidence in boxes marked 'Bio-hazard' Small plane ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Richard Belzer, California

Thu Jul 17, 2014

ABC News

Abbott sees off 'international oddity', 'useless, destructive tax'

MARK COLVIN: The Government's finally fulfilled its promise to axe the carbon tax.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

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