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Problem gambling linked to childhood

BENDIGO great-grandma Pearl Heenan is always on deck to lend a hand. At 91, she still has a spring in her step.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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New 236-bed unit opens at Loddon Prison

UPDATE, 2.25PM: Opening the new 236-bed Middleton annex today with Liberal candidate for Bendigo West Jack Lyons and Member for Northern Victoria Region Amanda Millar, Mr O'Donohue said the state govenrment has invested more than $1 billion over the last three-and-a-half-years to upgrade and increase the capacity of Victoria's prison system.

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Country Hour for Thursday 24 July, 2014

New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley. A ram from Tumby Bay sold for $20,000 at Bendigo sheep show; a record for the stud.

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Footy Focus: Has your team improved?

IN Friday's edition of Footy Focus, we take a look at how the numbers for all 49 senior sides across the Bendigo, Heathcote District, Loddon Valley, North Central and Maryborough-Castlemaine District football leagues compare to this time last year.

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Voters fear budget 'will hit the poor'

Concern over inequality: A strong sentiment that the budget "targeted the young, the older and the more vulnerable in our society" was evident in a qualitative study.

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RSPCA pet adoptions 24.07.14

Bono Business Number: DAB/8 ID: 786990 Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback X Kelpie Age: Est 9 mths Sex: Desexed Male Colour: Tan and White Hi there, my name is Bono and I'm outgoing and full of personality.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Shopping for better health

A GROUP of Bendigo shoppers have a better understanding of food labels after completing on of Bendigo Health's Healthy Supermarket Tours.

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Police role to protect marginalised: Blayney

ASSISTANT Commissioner for the Western Region Jack Blayney has spoken about the role of police in a tolerant and diverse community.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Boxing program's a hit for next generation

YOUNG boxers from across central and northern Victoria will head to Bendigo next month to work on skills at a two-day development camp.

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The Digger who almost made it

And his second stint ended in tragedy when he was killed in a railway accident in France while returning from an expedition to look for vegetables.

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Call to return TAFE funds

THE Victorian Greens are calling on the state government and opposition to promise to return "core funding" to TAFE and enforce set standards for private tertiary education providers.

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Chris Hamilton chases world MTB title: PICTURES

STRATHDALE'S Chris Hamilton is tackling the hills with plenty of gusto as he builds up for his second world mountain bike championships campaign.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Ambulance union fears mass exodus

THE state government's plan to move paramedics anywhere in the state for up to a month at a time will force people out of the profession, says Ambulance Employees Australia.

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1904 wax cylinder: Full transcript of Bendigo speech

Full transcript of contents from a brown wax cylinder recorded in Bendigo, Victoria, c.1904.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Newbridge beats Inglewood by a goal

NEWBRIDGE won a one-goal thriller against Inglewood in Saturday's 14th round of the Loddon Valley Football Netball League's A-grade netball competition.

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Crackdown on puppy farms

RESCUE: RSCPA shelter supervisor Mark Goodwin, Jacinta Allan and her daughter Peggy Piper pat Jake the dog, who is up for adoption.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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The question of legality

PARENTS: Cassie Batten and Rhett Wallace were taken into police custody for giving cannabis oil to their three-year-old son.

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BIFEM is back - bigger, better and bike-ier

Only in its second year, the festival promises to be bigger and better, with even more international artists than its debut outing.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Bank employees denounce racism

This morning 250 staff members gathered out the front of the Bendigo Bank building holding colourful balloons and signs of letters that spelled out "#It stops with me Bendigo".

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Good morning Bendigo- 18.07.14

London: A Malaysia Airlines plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has been shot down in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, claiming the lives of 295 passengers and crew.

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