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4 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Police Taser teenage girl

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.

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8 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Island Nation That Plans to Relocate an Entire Population

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.

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13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Why the cop tasered the teenage girl

A MAN found standing on the street of a Queensland town with a case full of guns has been arrested.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Support for river plan

TOWNSVILLE Enterprise Limited has thrown its support behind a State Government and Townsville City Council push to develop both banks of the Ross Creek.

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Auckland Man Fuelling Fast Jets in Darwin

Pumping up to 600,000 litres of fuel a day is business as usual for Auckland man, Leading Aircraftman Mitchell Taylor, who is part of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Aviation Refuelling team fuelling fast jets at Exercise Pitch Black 2014.

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Townsville Bulletin

Pilot's lucky escape

Helicopter Crash late this afternoon when a man spraying fields clipped power lines on his last run, crashing the chopper into a sugar cane field near Horseshoe Lagoon, Clare area.

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Students sink their teeth into Science Week

North Queensland schools have embraced this year's National Science Week and the theme of Food For Our Future, with a delicious array of activities.

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Townsville Bulletin

Uranium plan under fire

In this 26/08/2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation.

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Townsville Bulletin

Helicopter crash at Giru

The Queensland Ambulance Service and Fire and Emergency Service have been dispatched to a property at Horseshoe Lagoon near Giru this afternoon after a suspected helicopter crash was reported at 5pm.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Shot dog on long road to recovery

Bruiser the dog was shot six times in the head here near Cardwell Range a few months ago and the little fella just came out of surgery in Townsville last week.

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NEWS.com.au

Sailors trapped off Fraser Island

SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.

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NEWS.com.au

Half a car left - what about the driver?

HALF a car is all that is left after a broken-down vehicle was hit from behind on a Queensland motorway.

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Army search for more suburban bombs

HALF a car is all that is left after a broken-down vehicle was hit from behind on a Queensland motorway.

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NEWS.com.au

Half a car left - what about the driver?

HALF a car is all that is left after a broken-down vehicle was hit from behind on a Queensland motorway.

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Townsville Bulletin

Port drawn into Chinese ownership stoush

Mayor Jenny Hill and conservative firebrand Bob Katter have warned that the port could fall into the hands of the Chinese if it were to be opened up to international investment and flagged the potential for monopolies and rising prices if it became owned by Asian financiers.

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NEWS.com.au

Sailors trapped off Fraser Island

SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.

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Townsville Bulletin

Ross Creek to be transformed

THE Ross Creek is set to be transformed from derelict development sites into inner-city chic, with restaurants, bars, apartments, shops, a boardwalk and public parks.

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Townsville Bulletin

Centre's upgrade 'a start'

But while Mayor Jenny Hill welcomed the investment, she said council would continue to pursue funding to build a new integrated super stadium and convention centre in the city.

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Townsville Bulletin

Shot dog on long road to recovery

Bruiser the dog was shot six times in the head here near Cardwell Range a few months ago and the little fella just came out of surgery in Townsville last week.

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Townsville Bulletin

Greens should accept it's on

BOWEN industry leaders have called for green groups to move on from their concerns over dredging for the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion, arguing that the project as vital for Australia's future.

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