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15 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Outrage as Tasmania is snubbed... again

As you can see in the picture below, a map of Australia is repeatedly used on the Speedo design - but Tasmania is missing.

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19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Australia taking delivery of first F-35, plans to buy 72

An F-35B Lightning II with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 taxis across the runway at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Aug. 7, 2013.

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Yesterday | ABC News

Darwin dog attack victim, bitten in car yard, calls for stricter controls on dangerous canines

Darwin resident Maureen O'Sullivan has asked why a dog that bit her has not been destroyed, a fortnight after she was attacked at a car yard near the Darwin city centre.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Images capture turtles laying eggs on remote Northern Territory beach

'My son saved his attacker's life': Father who brutally beat teen he caught raping his son, 11, reveals it was only his boy's pleas that saved the pedophile from death as he says his family refuse to hide Bill Clinton 'has a busty blond mistress nicknamed "Energizer" by his Secret Service detail who work to hide the woman from Hillary' Body of ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SBWire

Abandonment Issues Haven't Kept Roymackonkey from Aussie Success and Beyond

As a microphone for the lonely and brokenhearted, Roymackonkey, out of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, have produced a rock sound that is fierce at its core but has a soft edge that is more soulful than your typical Aussie power rockers.

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ABC News

Strong NT economic data 'skewed by gas project'

A public policy expert is playing down the significance of a new report showing the Northern Territory economy is the second strongest in the nation, saying the figures have been skewed by a giant resources project.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

MacLeans

5 things you may not know about Prince George

Prince George can't talk, can barely walk, yet that's enough for magazines to slap him on the cover while CNN devoted a 30-minute documentary that recounted every snippet of video of the royal toddler.

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The Mercury

The Aussies lost on flight MH17

Pro Russian separatists are being blamed for firing a Russian built surface-to-air missile to bring down MH17 in eastern Ukraine A blue passport bearing the distinctive Australian coat-of-arms has appeared in a Russian television news report from the crash site of MH17 in Ukraine.

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Northern Territory News

Fears that terror risks may hit home

MORE than a score of Australians who have fought in Syria and Iraq are already back on home soil, fuelling fears of terrorist conspiracies such as the foiled bid to attack the AFL Grand Final.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Patricia Evans' New Book is Released

During the Second World War , the Pacific was the site of one of the most grueling fighting known to man, and for a time, Australia was at the forefront of the struggle against the Axis.

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Yahoo!

Chinese soldiers to train in Northern Aust

For the first time, Chinese troops will train with Australian and US soldiers in a land exercise in the Northern Territory.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABC News

Iron ore slump hits junior miners hardest

A commodities expert says some Northern Territory iron ore producers may be struggling to stay afloat, despite a stable iron price because they are too small.

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ABC News

Barnaby Joyce encourages regional youth to enter Heywire competition

Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, says it is vital that regional youth make their voices heard to fight for the issues facing them, their peers and their communities.

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

NorCalBlogs

The 2014/15 El NiA o - Part 13 - More Mixed Signals

A few interesting things have happened since the July Update last week. On the ocean side, weekly sea surface temperatures in the NINO3.4 region have dropped below the threshold of El NiA o conditions .

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

ABC News

Country Hour Monday 15 July

Ongoing delays in getting a berth at the Darwin port is costing live export companies millions of dollars.

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Cambridge Evening News

Rachel Casson in action

It was one of her favourite toys, a wooden dog that made a 'clonkety-clonk' sound when you moved it.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

ABC News

Clive's Territory tilt

Away from the Canberra spotlight, the Palmer United Party has made an audacious play for power in the NT.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

New Scientist

Australia's grand plan to transform its northern wilds

The government wants to dam northern rivers to create a giant food bowl - but no one knows how it will effect the environment or Indigenous people AUSTRALIA has a daring plan: to convert its tropical north into a huge "food bowl".

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Mike Philbin's Blog

Aboriginal DNA provides human migration clues

Scientists have used DNA evidence from a lock of hair found in WA in the 1920s to map the early migration of humans from Africa to Australia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The Aussie billionaire nobody knows

He's one of Australia's wealthiest citizens with a rags-to-riches tale, but most people would never have heard of billionaire Hui Wing Mau.

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