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2 hrs ago | Border Mail

Roos lead all the way for first win

Rutherglen won its first Ovens and Murray A grade netball final when it defeated North Albury by two goals at Myrtleford's McNamara Reserve yesterday.

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6 hrs ago | ABC News

Quad bike accident near Dorrigo sparks warning to farmers

The New South Wales Farmers Association says a recent quad bike accident on the North Coast serves as a reminder of the dangers the bikes can pose.

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9 hrs ago | ABC News

NSW police officer arrested over foiled 'robbery'

Three men, including a serving New South Wales police officer, have been arrested over an alleged robbery attempt in Sydney's south-west.

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13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

'Incest' mum to face court

TELSTRA has revealed it handed over close to 85,000 customer records, as controversy surrounds the government's proposal to hold on to your metadata.

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13 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Neighbourhood Watch's Frank Gavin calls it a day

After almost 30 years of heading up Neighbourhood Watch branches across the Shellharbour and southern Wollongong regions, Oak Flats' Frank Gavin believes his quarterly community safety columns are no longer needed in the internet age.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Hang-glider could not cheat death twice

A hang-glider who died in a crash in Newcastle on Sunday afternoon may have gotten into trouble in the air before losing control and clipping a power line, police say.

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Live Science

Rapid Response Teams Halve Hospital Heart Attack Deaths

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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ABC News

Renewable energy target doubt inspires New South Wales coastal town solar farm

A small coastal community on the New South Wales far south coast financing a solar farm has not been deterred by possible changes to the federal government's renewable energy target.

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Border Mail

Netball | Wodonga Bulldogs hold nerve to grab final spot

WODONGA has booked a shot at a direct route to the grand final with a stirring come from behind win against reigning premier Lavington.

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Townsville Bulletin

Visiting fur seal warms to our climes

A fur seal that was spotted under the Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal had onlookers in awe as it sought shade and shelter from the crashing waves.

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Northern Daily Leader

Up and at it: Monday, September 1

We can always do with your help. If there's something happening in your part of the world - between Tamworth, Moree, Inverell, Armidale, Walcha, Guyra, Tenterfield, Glen Innes and Gunnedah - then feel free to share.

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Illawarra Mercury

Charles voted South Coast's top Dog

Wollongong Bulldogs head into grand final week with the AFL competition's outstanding player, after Tom Charles won the top award at Saturday night's presentation.

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South Coast Register

Fair exchange shows up life's differences

CULTURES are colliding at the Nowra Anglican College, with an Italian exchange student learning what it's like to be an Australian High School student while teaching his Callala Bay host family about Italian life.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Healing trauma key to closing the gap

Separated from her mother at just 18 months old, Deb Hocking understands the trauma of the Stolen Generations.

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The Advocate

Deni Ute Muster heating up at Queenstown

The Deni Ute Muster mini-muster at Queenstown is heating up as beaut utes flood in for the Deni Ute Muster mini-muster.

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Border Mail

End of the road for traffic bridge

NSW Roads and Maritime Services has killed off any chance the existing Yarrawonga-Mulwala traffic bridge will be retained after its replacement is built.

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Deseret News

Junk food addictive, stifles willingness to try new foods

Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.

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Daily Kos

Australian Federal Election (2016?) Modelling

It is now almost a year since the last Australian Federal election, which saw the centre-right Liberal/National Coalition defeat the governing centre-left Labor party and take a 90-55 seat advantage into the 44th Parliament of Australia.

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Green Left Weekly

Fight deregulation for the good of society

Nick Riemer, senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, addressed a Town Hall meeting on August 25 on the proposed deregulation of fees at Australian universities.

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Illawarra Mercury

Taxi council slams "cowardly" attack

The head of the NSW Taxi Council has condemned the knifepoint carjacking of a Wollongong taxi driver as a "cowardly attack".

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