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2 min ago | Daily Mail

Heston Blumenthal announces on line ballot for diners to make...

Want a seat at Heston Blumenthal's new restaurant? Diners will have to enter an online ballot for Fat Duck Down Under Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has declared the race open for foodies to reserve a seat at his famous Fat Duck restaurant through an online ballot when it opens in Australia next year. The British chef, who is moving his landmark The Fat Duck restaurant more than 10,000 miles across the world to Melbourne, has announced a ballot for reservations to 'accommodate' demand.

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3 hrs ago | Loquitur

Professor works to improve the happiness of Swazi children

Cabrini College has formed lasting relationships with the Cabrini Mission in Swaziland and is making continuous contributions that affect the residents of the kingdom. Dr. Edna Barenbaum, associate professor of psychology, has been conducting a study in Swaziland for the past two years on the mental well-being of children.

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4 hrs ago | World-Grain

Australian groups discuss multi-peril insurance program

Grain Producers Australia facilitated a meeting in Melbourne, Australia, the week of Sept. 8 to discuss establishing a multi-peril crop insurance program.

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12 hrs ago | Information Technology

Merger Gives IBM i Market a Fresche Look

The merger combines Fresche Legacy's deep modernization product and service expertise with looksoftware's extensive product suite, including newlook, the most advanced design and development environment for IBM i GUI modernization. Under the terms of the agreement, looksoftware becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Fresche Solutions Pty.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Financial Mirror

The GEO Group Signs Contract for Develop ...

The GEO Group announced today that a GEO led consortium comprised of GEO's wholly-owned subsidiary, The GEO Group Australia Pty. Ltd. , John Holland Construction, and Honeywell has signed a contract with the Department of Justice in the State of Victoria for the development and operation of a new 1,000-bed Prison in Ravenhall, a locality near Melbourne, Australia.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Effect of magnesium sulfate during pregnancy on very preterm infants

Magnesium sulfate given intravenously to pregnant women at risk of very preterm birth was not associated with benefit on neurological, behavioral, growth, or functional outcomes in their children at school age, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA . Rates of adverse long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes for infants born at less than 28 weeks' gestation remain high relative to full-term infants.

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Medical News Today

Magnesium sulfate during pregnancy does not show long-term benefit on ...

Magnesium sulfate given intravenously to pregnant women at risk of very preterm birth was not associated with benefit on neurological, behavioral, growth, or functional outcomes in their children at school age, according to a study in JAMA . Rates of adverse long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes for infants born at less than 28 weeks' gestation remain high relative to full-term infants.

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Contractor

Worst Toilets Ever

We begin with that staple of southeast Asia, the squat toilet. While the set-up is unfamiliar and you do have to bring your own toilet paper, this one is at least relatively clean and offers a convenient grab-bar to keep the user stable.

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Stereogum

Stream Lower Plenty Life/Thrills

Over the last year, coverage of the music scene in Melbourne, Australia has been increasing, which is fine because the music scene in Melbourne, Australia is freaking great . Bands like Total Control and Deaf Wish have earned some deserved attention, and the same should be true of Lower Plenty, who share a few members with those bands.

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Cath Lab Digest

Reprise II Data Demonstrate Sustained Safety and Performance Outcomes ...

New data from the Boston Scientific clinical trial program of the Lotusa Valve System continue to demonstrate strong performance as a less invasive treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered high risk for surgical valve replacement. Data from the REPRISE II clinical trial confirmed safety and effectiveness out to one year, with more than 86 percent of patients exhibiting a complete absence of paravalvular aortic regurgitation and no patients demonstrating moderate or severe paravalvular aortic regurgitation.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Caught on video: Stroller, toddler fall onto train tracks in...

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Video has emerged of a two-year-old boy falling onto the tracks at a train station in Melbourne. 9news.com.au reports that Caught on video: Stroller, toddler fall onto train tracks in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia -- Video has emerged of a two-year-old boy falling onto the tracks at a train station in Melbourne.

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The Financial Mirror

Voip-Pal.com, Inc. Signs Engagement Lett ...

Voip-Pal.com Inc. and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that they have executed a non-exclusive agreement with Southbank Capital Pty Ltd, to assist in the sale of Voip-Pal. Southbank is an international corporate advisory and investment firm authorized to present Voip-Pal.com as a prospect for acquisition, merger or investment to existing relationships that have expressed interest in Voip-Pal's technology.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Alumni begins new position at Symphony Space

Byrne's exposure to the New York City music during his time at Columbia influences his approach to his new role as artistic director. Andrew Byrne , GSAS '99, returns to the Upper West Side this Monday as he begins his tenure as the artistic director of Symphony Space after eight years of organizing festivals and special projects at Carnegie Hall.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Exelis to highlight expansion in global aviation industry at ATC Global 2014

Exelis will highlight its expanding presence in the global aviation marketplace at ATC Global 2014 in Beijing, China, Sept. 17-19, 2014.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

George the Goldfish Swims After Lifesaving Surgery

A goldfish in Australia is swimming in its tank only days after undergoing a life-threatening surgery to remove a tumor from its head. The goldfish, named George, was brought into the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in North Melbourne, Australia, last week after its owner noticed it wasn't swimming or eating properly.

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Examiner.com

Goldfish surgery complete with anesthesia, oxygen and pain meds is a success

A veterinarian surgically removed a tumor from a 10-year-old goldfish, who is someone's beloved pet. George, the goldfish, had a tumor on the side of his head and for a few hundred bucks, that tumor was removed last week and George is already back at home swimming in his pond, according to WSPA News on Sept.

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Bangor Daily News

Veterinarian explains 'high-risk' surgery required to remove tumor 10-year-old goldfish

Goldfish: the reluctant carnival prize, the fish you don't expect to live more than a year or two, the pet you resign yourself to flushing down the toilet once it meets its maker. George, a 10-year-old goldfish in Australia, had a relatively large tumor on its head.

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Manufacturing.net

United Becomes First U.S. Carrier To Fly New, Longer Dreamliner

The Dreamliner is growing up. A new, longer version of the plane powered by a pair of GEnx jet engines recently landed an FAA certification.

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Grub Street

A Pizza Hut Horrified Animal Lovers With Free Pets for People Who Bought Pizzas

A Melbourne, Australia Pizza Hut restaurant says it made a huge mistake by putting up a sign intended to drum up business for a neighboring pet store. The chain restaurant actually advertised a pets-for-pizza giveaway very similar to your coffee shop loyalty card, apparently, with a sign reading "Buy any 10 pizzas and get one free small animal."

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A2Central.com

Oz KFest dates announced: Melbourne Australia, April 17-19, 2015

The next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015. Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie! The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss new developments in retro computing hardware, software, preservation, emulation and other related topics.

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