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Local news for Cairns, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

Why escapees broke back INTO jail

THREE men escaped from a Queensland correctional centre only to allegedly break back into the prison to pull off their cunning plan.

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Yesterday | ABC News

Banana quality more than skin-deep

Some supermarkets have responded by issuing advice to customers explaining a phenomenon known as 'winter greying', or under-peel chill, which is affecting bananas from Queensland's banana-growing heartland.

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Thursday | NEWS.com.au

Isabel homes in on island getaway

SHE'S just completed five feature films so Hollywood-based actor Isabel Lucas is happy to be home in Queensland for some welcome relaxation.

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Thursday | Ocean Navigator

Cementing a repair

This past June the 48-foot Dutch-built sloop Stormvogel was on a passage from Port Villa, Vanuatu to Cairns, Australia, along with two companion vessels, Southern Star , a Nordhavn 47 and Oda , a 40-foot Bavaria.

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Thursday | Benalla Ensign

From Puckapunyal to Uluru

Warrant Officer Class One Ray Doolan, Corporal Rhys Griggs, John Howard and Captain James Roe are the Puckapunyal Riders making the trek to Uluru to raise funds for prostate cancer.

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Thursday | NEWS.com.au

$8bn super-casino clears hurdle

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has warned that beheading executions, like that of American journalist James Foley, could happen here in Australia.

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Thursday | NEWS.com.au

I turned up volume to drown out screams

A MAN found standing on the street of a Queensland town with a case full of guns has been arrested.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

How Putin could foil our G20 ban

The task of protecting world leaders at Brisbane's G20 summit will be one of the biggest peacetime security operations in Australia's History.

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ABC News

Douglas Shire to gauge need for tougher croc removal scheme

A far north Queensland mayor says calls for a tougher crocodile removal scheme in the Port Douglas area will be discussed at a community information session this afternoon.

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Daily Mail

Key witness in Queensland murder case told how he went back to his...

'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Alleged Qld prison escapees charged

Two inmates from a northern Queensland prison will front court accused of breaking out and spending four days on the run.

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Anna.aero

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove

Cairns Airport welcomed on 18 August Airnorth's inaugural flight from Darwin, operated via Gove, with a special ceremony, including a cake in the terminal.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Evidence mounts in Mt Isa couple's murder trial

A KEY witness in a double murder trial has described seeing a distressed woman pushed out of a van onto concrete and told repeatedly to "shut up".

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Mareeba prison escapees still on the run

Nawie Asera, 19, and Elijah Tapim, 20, broke out of the Lotus Glen Prison Farm at Mareeba at the weekend.

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Merimbula News Weekly

Lonely Planet labels Merimbula's CBD 'unappealing'

Merimbula has made it into the Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide book and in Lonely Planet's inimitable style the town centre has been labelled "rather unappealing".

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABC News

Northern Australia: Renewed push to seal inland north Queensland highway

The Federal Government's determination to develop northern Australia has raised hopes for improving the condition of a major inland route through Queensland.

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NEWS.com.au

Newman clinging to lead in poll

After a by-election savaging, there are claims the Qld Premier could lose his own seat at the next poll.

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Sydney Morning Herald

'I'll beat you to a pulp'

Shortly after 11 am last Friday, Noel Pearson, chairman of the Cape York Group and a nationally prominent Aboriginal leader, walked into the newsroom of The Sydney Morning Herald and approached a senior editor.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Newman health test failing voters

Premier Campbell Newman and Health Minister Lawrence Springborg say the data shows a tangible improvement in health since the LNP took office, but the latest poll shows voters disagree.

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NEWS.com.au

Jail trio on the run after escape

UPDATE: Two months' worth of rain has fallen in just 24 hours across parts of southeast Queensland, with Gold Coast residents among the hardest hit.

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