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Former infantry soldier Peter Carmen is one of more than 40 locals who will join Opera Queensland's Townsville performances of Puccini's La Boheme.
North Queensland may be on the verge of sealing a top eight spot, but coach Paul Green does not want his players to start thinking about finals just yet.
South Sydney officials will continue their push for federal government funding to develop a high-performance community centre at Maroubra when they travel to Canberra on Wednesday with NRL boss Dave Smith and representatives of other clubs.
Mexico turns to satellite imagery in attempt to crack down on illegal immigrants who risk life and limb on board 'Death Train' to reach the U.S. Soldier loses appeal over murder of little Mason, the 16-month-old boy he bashed to death then blamed it on the family's dog Toddler, Mason Parker, the son of Reed's girlfriend, suffered horrific injuries ... (more)
PARAMEDICS are urging motorists to give way to emergency vehicles, citing loud music and chatting on the phone while driving as some common behaviours risking lives.
A CHARTERS Towers historian has slammed the Australian Defence Force's plans to remove or demolish buildings on North Queensland's oldest pastoral station, saying the decision shows a "gross lack of knowledge" of the region's history.
Townsville Future. Townsville's year round good climate will make the coastal golf course idyllic and world famous.
Townsville MP John Hathaway, Queensland Transport Minister Scott Emerson, Mundingburra MP David Crisafulli and Thuringowa MP Sam Cox inspect plans for the Ring Road stage four.
Tourism experts say more international airports and lower arrival fees for tourists are the ticket to bringing more visitors to northern Australia.
A DEERAGUN police officer may have been shot dead with his own firearm had he not made the decision to deploy his Taser on a 15-year-old girl who was viciously attacking him.
Townsville vet Dr Paula Hastie with 3 year old Australian Bulldog Barkley, who was beaten by a Eastern brown Snake.
A 15-YEAR-OLD girl will appear in Townsville Children's Court today after last night being Tasered by police when she attempted to grab an officer's gun.
Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati's largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:02 am
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