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10 hrs ago | The Advocate

Burnie United on the move

BURNIE United was the big mover of round 14, jumping into fourth spot on the ladder, and is now only a point behind the Strikers in third.

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12 hrs ago | The Advocate

Elphinstone frustrated

DALE Elphinstone has hinted at frustration at how long it has taken for a key economic development body he chairs to hit top gear.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Mercury

Jacqui turns up the heat

OUTSPOKEN Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie has vowed to maintain the rage as she stirs up the power brokers in Canberra, with the mining tax the next target in her sights.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Advocate

Delta Therapy Dog Sammy a celebrity

BEST PAW FORWARD: Sammy, with the help of his owner Jo Cox and Delta Therapy Dogs North West coordinator Claire Curtis signs a copy of Dogs That Make A Difference at the book launch yesterday.

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The Advocate

Hellyers Road Distillery beverage marriage made in heaven

NOTHING more epitomises Mark Littler's story than the bottle of whisky cream that sits alongside its 12-year-old single malt straight whisky cousins.

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The Advocate

Sandra French rewarded for her service

Sandra French first stood for local government in 1985 after a meeting with the council at the time left her thinking the group really needed a woman's touch.

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The Advocate

Jail term for home invasion

A DRUG addict who invaded a couple's Irishtown home, robbed them and left them bound by tape to chairs, will spend four-and-a-half years in jail.

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The Advocate

Norton v Norton battle to watch for race 2

THIS Sunday the second race of the TCC Kayak Winter Series will be held on the Inglis River at Wynyard.

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The Advocate

Docker gets reward for effort

Burnie recruit Chris McDonald is no different, with a bag of eight goals last week coming on the back of four consecutive games after missing with injury earlier in the season.

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The Advocate

Chef's passion rewarded

DELICIOUS DISH: Pier01 pastry chef Krystel Middap is excited to be awarded the Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Awards young achiever.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

Probert set to paddle it out in sunny Brazil

THE sun will be out and the temperatures will be vastly different to home, but Burnie paddler Emily Probert isn't going to let that distract her.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Council rises to the challenge

Finishing ahead of New Zealand's Whakatane District Council and Tasmania's Burnie Council, participants from Warrnambool took out the 2014 Local Government Managers Australia Australasian Manage-ment Challenge.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Peter Underwood on the Coast | Photos

Governor of Tasmania Peter Underwood tours the University of Tasmania's Cradle Coast campus in Burnie with campus director Janelle Allison.

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The Advocate

Sammy's story is a picture of happiness

A COLLECTION of feel-good stories about how a bundle of soft fur, a wagging tail and a wet nose can make a real difference to someone's life will be launched in Devonport this week.

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ABC News

Honouring fallen warriors as NAIDOC Week celebrations begin

NAIDOC week has begun with flag raising ceremonies in Launceston Burnie and Hobart.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Advocate

Dancers wow a packed hall

BALLET, jazz, hip hop, tap and even disco were just some of the dancing styles on show at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre yesterday.

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The Advocate

Bluefin tuna could be Tasmania's biggest

A FORMER Burnie fisherman has landed what is believed to be the biggest southern bluefin tuna ever caught in Tasmanian waters.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Advocate

'scape | Eric Mobbs focused on now, not fear of future

Eric Mobbs says seeing the Renew Devonport project prosper is something he is passionate about doing for his adopted city.

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Examiner

Great produce is growing in favour

"We're happy to sell our stuff to other states and countries - vegetables, fruit, dairy, seafood - but it means we're also taking a lot for granted," she said.

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Examiner

Burnie United gets up with late winner

Wet weather forced the postponement of two games: Somerset versus Devonport City at Cardigan Street and Launceston City versus Ulverstone at Mitsubishi Park.

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