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10 hrs ago | SBWire

Chocolate Strings Sweeten Their Repertoire with Upcoming Single Dropping in April 2014

A mini orchestra of reggae, soul, dub and afrobeat, Chocolate Strings of Brisbane, Australia, are one of the most hard-working bands in the area, with scads of festival performances and a few quality recordings under their belts.

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14 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Court rejects acrobat's appeal

QUEENSLAND'S highest court has rejected an appeal by a circus acrobat who was convicted and jailed for almost a decade for knowingly infecting his girlfriend with the HIV virus via unprotected sex.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Australia readies for royal visit

THEY'LL see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.

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NEWS.com.au

Is this guy the grubbiest dad in Australia?

A SECRET 'club' of Queensland health workers would gather in a hospital workshop and celebrate how much they had stolen from taxpayers.

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Mental Help Net

Video-Based Info Increases Men's Skin Health Awareness

Exposure to video-based education increases men's skin awareness and attendance at whole-body clinical skin examinations , according to a study published in the April issue of JAMA Dermatology .

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NEWS.com.au

Garrett was told of batts hazards

QUEENSLAND stands to lose about 30,000 jobs between now and 2017 because of the collapse of the auto manufacturing industry.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Brisbane Targets China/Hong Kong Hotel Investors

An active approach to attracting hotel investment has reaped rewards for Brisbane with more than 500 additional hotel rooms either available or coming on line this year, but many more are needed.

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Sydney Morning Herald

NSW have answer with Bird from bush

It's who plays five-eighth - or defends against Sam Thaiday - that will be fundamental to the Blues' success in this year's series.

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Switched

Adorable Cat Greets Its Owner Like A Dog

Still, there's something to be said about this adorably goofy cat racing down the stairs to see her owner.

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ABC News

The tradition continues as Sydney braces for another Royal Tour

Their Royal Highnesses William, Kate and baby George will continue a long tradition of royal visits to Sydney when they arrive on Wednesday.

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BellaOnline

Aussie Festivals Queensland

Aussies are known the world over for their jovial disposition and ability to get up to mischief without too much difficulty.

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The Olympian

Review: George Strait walks away with style at the Tacoma Dome

When Brisbane, Australia native Phamie Seils found out that George Strait was serious about this tour being his last, she knew she had to make it to America for at least one show of his Cowboy Rides Away tour.

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Mail & Guardian

Lwazi Mvovo seals win for Sharks with solo try

The Coastal Sharks won a fierce South African derby to stay top of the Super 15 as Australia's resurgent Western Force won their fifth straight match this weekend.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Throwing down the gauntlet

Aboriginal artist Fiona Foley joins the line-up today for a major symposium on indigenous art.

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Construction & Demolition Recycling

MSC Group of Companies receives top award from McCloskey International

The equipment distributor MSC Group of Companies , based in Brisbane, Australia, has received the 2013 Top Sales Award from McCloskey International for sales performance over the past year.

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Switched

Chimps On The Loose At Kansas City Zoo [UPDATE]

Chimpanzees broke out of their enclosures at Kansas City Zoo, and the area is on lockdown as officials try to track down the escapees.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Star Online

Powerful cyclone bears down on Australia's Barrier Reef coast

People take shelter ahead of the arrival of cyclone Ita at an evacuation centre in Cooktown, Queensland, Australia, 11 April 2014.

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Reuters

Australia's Echo Entertainment shares jump on positive revenue update

Shares in Echo Entertainment Group Ltd jumped more than 10 percent to their highest level in a month after the company said stronger gaming revenue had boosted third-quarter earnings and named Matt Bekier as its new chief executive.

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Mirror.co.uk

Live: Huge search for missing three-year-old Chloe Campbell thought to have been snatched from home

Police are leading a huge hunt after the potential kidnapping in Queensland, Australia - which bears striking similarities to the Madeleine McCann case People who have any information on the whereabouts of the three-year-old are urged to call Australian Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or 131564.

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NEWS.com.au

No jab, no play push for childcare

FAMILY of murdered French student Sophie Collombet is a world away but their grief was felt by hundreds at candlelit vigil.

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