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5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Youngsters' heads down, tails up for Easter egg hunt | photos, video

THE youth-run Enormity Easter egg hunt at Penguin on Saturday required several young people to give up their Saturday mornings.

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14 hrs ago | The Mercury

Drunk hoon in tip truck

Operation Crossroads, which runs until midnight tonight, has uncovered a 43 per cent increase in speeding infringements compared with last Easter.

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15 hrs ago | The Advocate

Crowds flock to see former AFL stars

THE financial benefit from Stephen Milne's guest appearance for Penguin on Saturday will set the club up for the rest of the year, its president Viv Oates says.

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21 hrs ago | Examiner

Knights in charge against Rangers

PROSPECT Knights got their first win of the year in the Northern Premier League yesterday, holding on to a 3-2 victory against Northern Rangers after leading 2-0 at half-time.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner

Closer to Paradise at Woodbury

PHOTOS: IT WAS a freezing cold Tasmanian all-seasons kind of day when Queensland couple Allen and Linda Cooper found what they had been looking for.

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Examiner

Cambodian horrors confronted

TWO men restrain her, tie her to a tree and then tell her to watch as they bury her baby daughter alive.

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The Mercury

Feather taunt sent a teen to war

Vietnam War veteran Brad Cooper, of Oatlands, is travelling to France to take part in Anzac Day services honouring his uncle, Sydney Cooper.

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Launceston (Tas) Post Office

Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Uniting to beat cancer

This is the view of the Rotary Club of Ulverstone members who are sponsoring a room at the Burnie Regional Cancer Centre.

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The Advocate

Kettle on for Biggest Morning Tea season

The North-West Cancer Council on Thursday launched the Biggest Morning Tea with a delightful selection of sweets and savouries in Devonport, inviting some of its longest running organisers of their events to kick off the season.

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The Mercury

Mayhem on roads sparks warning

This boat ended up on the side of the Huon Highway near the Sandfly turn-off after a motoring mishap yesterday morning.

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The Advocate

Coastal duo start long run to Bondi

RAIN, traffic and bitterly cold winds were not enough to stop Devonport pair Tim Blair and Shane Taylor from completing the first day of their Bluff to Bondi fund-raiser.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner

New citizens welcomed

Zodinpui Bunghma, 16, and Cangmai Tahaih, 17, originally from Burma, were among 53 new Australians welcomed to Launceston on Thursday.

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The Advocate

Footy stars check their pressure

WHILE the pressure is on for today's footy match, former AFL player Campbell Brown and ex teammate Brent Guerra rolled their sleeves up to check exactly how much their pressure was.

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West Kentucky News

Forefront families by Sally Burgess;Protecting the Minds of our Children; www.forefrontfamilies.org

Two weeks ago I stayed with my cousin Helen in beautiful Tasmania, Australia. All around the walls of her home were huge framed photographs of breathtaking landscapes, incredible bird life and spectacular sunrises.

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Examiner

Loss of valuable duo rocks Robins

The Robins are locked in a battle with the Saints for fourth place on the ladder but tomorrow will be forced to make the trip to Smithton with coach Justin Hays sidelined with injury and in-form ruck-rover Travis Davies unavailable.

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The Advocate

VIDEO: Bluff to Bondi is go

He and Shane Taylor left for their epic 8-day journey to Bondi Beach in Sydney and were greeted by hundreds of people to say goodbye.

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The Advocate

Perry sounds warning

LATROBE will go in the hottest of favourites against East Devonport tomorrow, but there is no room for complacency, Demons coach Dale Perry has warned.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Mercury

Armed robbers flee empty handed

Two men are being sought by Tasmania Police after an attempted armed robbery at Burnie yesterday.

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The Advocate

Makers' Workshop job losses expected

UP TO nine Burnie City Council workers may lose their jobs after the council's Makers' Workshop is leased to the University of Tasmania.

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