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Tuesday Apr 22 | Warrnambool Standard

St Brigid's church battle goes into print

PREMIER Denis Napthine will launch the story of the community battle to save Crossley's historic Catholic church on Saturday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Chance for 'Oddball' movie stardom

WEST residents with a hankering to be on the big screen can try their luck at selection for the forthcoming movie shoot of Oddball.

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Warrnambool Standard

Koroit Irish Festival the perfect fit for Imogen Brough

The 22-year-old has been a long-time performer of Celtic music but shot to stardom after her appearance on Channel Nine's The Voice.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Pop/Rock, Brian Kennedy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Weight is worth it for Dennington utility

DENNINGTON utility Jordan Scott believes an off-season in the gym was the catalyst for his promising start to the football season.

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Warrnambool Standard

The temptations of phone texting

BROOKE Richardson would have celebrated her 22nd birthday this month if she had not been fiddling with her mobile phone while driving.

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Warrnambool Standard

South-west juniors experience indigenous football carnival

FOUR south-west footballers have helped a Victoria-Tasmania squad finish third at an indigenous football carnival at Coffs Harbour.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Nutrition

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TreeHugger

Driver who texted 44 times before almost killing a cyclist: "I just don't care"

It boggles my mind that people even have to be told not to text and drive , but this story goes a lot farther than that.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Buy a book and support Lifeline at Easter

THOUSANDS of donated books will help ensure Lifeline South West continues a new chapter in crisis support services and suicide prevention programs.

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Warrnambool Standard

Music and mateship drives Tommy, Tuddy and Mick

Musicians and mates Frank "Tuddy" Bowman , Michael Morgan and Tommy Brooks are the inaugural Koroit Irish Festival Artists of the Year.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Jalopnik

Awful Australian Texts, Hits Cyclist With Car, Says She "Doesn't Care"

A 21-year old Australian woman who texted on her phone 44 times while driving on a short errand hit a cyclist, severely injured him, and was then quoted as saying she just didn't care .

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Autos

International Business Times

Texting P-Plate Driver Who Hit A Bicyclist 'Just Don't Care' About Victim

A Western Victoria P-Plate driver who hit a cyclist while she was texting and driving was annoyed that her expensive car damaged during the accident in September 2013.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Volunteers answer the Anzac Day call

Alyssa Miles-O'Bray, 8, and Tiarn Haberfield, 12, help Warrnambool RSL members Clive Hewett, John Miles and Vern Delaney promote the Anzac Day fund-raising badges in Koroit Street.

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Warrnambool Standard

Coaches confront past in Anzac Day showdown

THE scene is set. Flag fancy Portland is on the rebound after a shock loss to Port Fairy and Hamilton Kangaroos are riding a wave of confidence after a surprise win against 2013 grand finalist Koroit.

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Warrnambool Standard

Koroit brothers share spoils in Doug Pettingill Memorial cycling race

Older brother Matt won the Doug Pettingill Memorial from Hamilton to Port Fairy on Saturday, the fourth race on the 14-stage calendar.

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Warrnambool Standard

Country quality in state under 16 footy squad with five south-west selections

South Warrnambool's Kyden Jarvis and Shannon Beks, Koroit's Jarrod Korewha, Hawks' Tanna Blackney-Noter and Cobden's Sean Darcy were named in Vic Country's initial 50-player squad for the AFL under 16 national championships on the Gold Coast in July.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

'I just don't care': Texting P-plate driver hits cyclist

PLATE driver who used her mobile phone behind the wheel 44 times before running down a cyclist near Koroit has been fined $4500 and lost her licence for nine months.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Australia, World News,

Warrnambool Standard

The fine, fun art of hat-wearing in Koroit

IF you're still looking for the perfect headwear for the upcoming May Racing Carnival, Warrnambool's Inner Wheel Club can help.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Douglas puts spring into Kangaroos' step

Koroit had a nine-point lead 14 minutes into the final term but Hamilton Kangaroos came home with a flurry to provide new coach Jarrod Holt with his first win.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Port Fairy upsets Portland in thriller, North pinches win

HFNL WRAP: Port Fairy caused a boilover in the Hampden league today, scoring a three-point win against flag fancy Portland at Gardens Oval.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Heatherlie residents get council support for crossing

RESIDENTS of a Warrnambool retirement home have secured a small victory in their bid to establish a new pedestrian crossing along Koroit Street.

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