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Yesterday | Daily Mail

North Brisbane crowned Australia's booziest region with more than...

Shocking figures reveal Australia is a binge-drinking nation with more than 700,000 consuming excessive amounts of alcohol at least once a week.

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Friday | Townsville Bulletin

Date of death unclear

A MAN accused of murdering his partner, whose body was discovered after a five-hour stand-off with police, waited up to three days before calling authorities, a court has heard.

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Friday | Townsville Bulletin

Don't risk another fukushima

Pressed against the window of a helicopter the former Japanese prime minister was faced with the decision on whether to evacuate Tokyo as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster took hold on March 11, 2011.

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Friday | Townsville Bulletin

Big boats bypass city

Townsville Cruise Terminal at the Port of Townsville received a commendation at the Australian Institute of Architects 2014 North Queensland Architecture Awards.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Time called on bouts

ORGANISERS have warned trouble-makers will not be welcome at this year's All Blacks rugby league carnival following a shocking brawl in the car park of Brothers Leagues Club at last year's event.

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NEWS.com.au

Why Qantas' loss is good news for you

QANTAS reckons a drastic shake-up will turn its record loss into a profit as early as this year.

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ABC News

Australian film gets dressed for Bollywood

The wardrobe department for the short film Departure Lounge has been working night and day to add Indian authenticity to the north-Queensland made musical comedy.

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Townsville Bulletin

Inmate bashed to a pulp

A TOWNSVILLE prisoner who was on remand for a white-collar crime was bashed by another inmate so severely that he may never fully recover.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Police chase armed man through city

A MAN with a large knife has been arrested after a wild chase through Townsville City that led police through work sites, city buildings and river walkways at peak hour this morning.

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ABC News

Townsville 2070: What will north Queensland's future look like?

Few of us will own homes, low-lying suburbs will have been abandoned or lost to natural disasters and the commute to Cairns will take 35 minutes.

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Townsville Bulletin

Jupiters deal stuck on hold

Hotel owners Echo Entertainment announced a $70 million sale agreement with the Colonial Leisure Group in January, subject to regulatory approvals.

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Townsville Bulletin

Crowd cheers as teen girls brawl

VIDEO LANGUAGE WARNING: A SAVAGE fist fight filmed while hundreds of children and parents watched has been condemned by police.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

From the army to arpeggios: Corporal Carmen takes on La Boheme

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.

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ABC News

Nothing is achieved yet says Cowboys coach

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.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Bunnies link up with Smith to lobby for new facility

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.

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Daily Mail

Soldier loses appeal over murder of little Mason the 16 month old...

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)

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ABC News

Cronulla's Wright cops three-week NRL ban

Cronulla three-quarter Jonathan Wright is the latest Shark to be sidelined for the rest of the NRL season, after accepting a three-week ban for a dangerous throw.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Ambos say loud music, phones risking lives

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.

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Townsville Bulletin

Unravelling historic ties

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.

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Townsville Bulletin

Toddler's case reopened

It comes in response to John and Sue Sandeman's campaign for an investigation into the days before their grandson's death in April 2011.

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