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33 min ago | Yahoo!

Grandparents of murdered boy fight abuse

The grandparents of a murdered Queensland toddler have accused the state government of resisting the introduction of laws that could prevent similar deaths.

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2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

The strangest of suicides

On the surface it's one of Australia's more bizarre suicides. But the family of the victim believes in a more sinister truth.

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5 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

The truth is out there

THE strange UFO lights seen floating above Cardwell this week. Local residents of Cardwell and avid UFO enthusists Molly and Archie Dunn sighted strange lights in the sky above the Cardwell foresore on Saturday night.

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5 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Rachel in baby 'blackmail' bid

Robert has married and had a child after being cleared of the murder of Rachel Antonio who disappeared 25 Apr 1998.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

North Queensland connectivity wars

Townsville has won the battle of north Queensland connectivity, being described by NBN Co as "the most NBN ready place in Australia."

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Townsville Bulletin

'Disgraceful' teen bailed

A MAGISTRATE has begrudgingly granted bail to a boy he said went to court as much as other kids went to the movies.

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What will a slice of paradise cost?

PARADISE is being prepared for sale as thousands of blocks of prime Queensland coastal land are surveyed and made ready for the open market.

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Townsville Bulletin

Catering truck and aeroplane collide

Pic of the Sky Snacks truck that was knocked over by an Alliance plane as it was being pushed back to the run way in Townsville A CATERING truck was flipped after being hit by a taxiing aeroplane at Townsville Airport yesterday, reportedly closing down part of the runway and causing tarmac chaos.

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ABC News

Coal terminals, dredging putting reef at risk, Senate inquiry told

The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

'Social workers' back mum

Seven-year-old twins who he dropped off at school in April and have never seen since by their father Michael.

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Townsville Bulletin

Rachel Antonio inquest live blog

UPDATE: 10.36 Coroner David O'Connell has refused an application by Robert Hytch to have Rachel's diary entries and letters to be heard in closed court only.

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Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra businessman on epic ride to raise funds for cancer

Peter Buckley training with supporters Rod Latham, John Boyle, Dean Pons and Reiner Mangulabnan for an eight-day ride for cancer research.

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Townsville Bulletin

Palm Island tensions 'worse'

Lex Wotton at Palm Island near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. Wotton was jailed in 2008 for rioting in Palm Island over the death of Cameron Doomadgee.

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Townsville Bulletin

MH17 bodies 'removed from site'

Makeshift memorial ... flowers, candles and plush toys are left by the side of electronic wreckage at the site of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

I have nothing to hide - Cr Blom

A PROPERTY belonging to a Townsville councillor was rezoned during the community consultation process for the new planning scheme after a request from her family.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Gem from a grander era

ITA'S as close to a Great Gatsby-inspired lifestyle as you will ever get in Townsville with its sprawling high-end marble and glittering European fixtures all finished off with the finest of furniture.

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Townsville Bulletin

Stalling Abbot Point

FRESH concerns are emerging about whether the multi-billion-dollar expansion of the Abbot Point coal port will proceed after legal challenges were mounted against contentious dredging and sea dumping approvals.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Police yet to act on bungled 'suicide' investigation

Police have failed to act on a recommendation to take action over an apparently bungled investigation into the impalement death of a NSW woman in Townsville.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Knife edge

On the surface it's one of Australia's more bizarre suicides. But the family of the victim believes in a more sinister truth.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

ABC News

New fighter jets spark plans to revamp north Qld defence bases

The Australian Defence Force has outlined its plans to spend more than $1 billion to upgrade bases, including two in north Queensland, to accommodate its new fighter jets.

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