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6 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Percat On A High Heading To Queensland Raceway

After achieving his most successful weekend of V8 Supercars racing at Townsville three weeks ago, Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat is determined to continue his good form at this weekend's championship round at Queensland Raceway, the Coates Hire 400.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

March steps up uranium fury

People marched along The Strand against uranium mining. LR Sally Pryor, Jenny Brown and Cat Hockings as well as Eddie the 4 year old Maltese cross.

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Townsville Bulletin

Police seize stolen firearms

ACTING police nabbed two men just 90 minutes after they allegedly stole six firearms and a large amount of ammunition from a home in North Ward.

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Townsville Bulletin

Driver in crash 'at 0.246'

Two motorcycle were involved in an Accident at the Ingham Road and Church Street Intersection on Saturday Night Picture Bryan Lynch A DRINK driver who was allegedly five times over the limit crashed into two motorcyclists in West End, causing chaos on the roads.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ troops train in Queensland

A New Zealand Army soldier prepares to take aim during Exercise Hamel which is being held in Townsville in northern Queensland.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Pedophile danger lurks in apps

QUEENSLAND children as young as seven are using a messaging service that police warn is dangerous as it exposes them to possible contact with sex predators.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Ear biter to face court

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman will appear in Townsville Magistrates Court today after she allegedly bit the ear of another woman in an incident in Peel Street, Garbutt last night.

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Townsville Bulletin

Former pool manager denies killing Rachel

Former Bowen pool lessee Sidney Pate yesterday gave evidence at the coronial inquest into schoolgirl Rachel Antonio's disappearance in 1998.

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Paddock Talk

Setup Key for Jack Daniel's Racing at QR

Jack Daniel's Racing drivers Todd and Rick Kelly will be looking to wheel a quick pair of Nissan Altimas out of the transporter next weekend at Queensland Raceway, with car setup a key factor on home test track for the Queensland based teams.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Drug trafficking ex-soldier gets early jail release

A former Townsville soldier convicted of trafficking $400,000 worth of drugs has been granted an early release from jail because he has post-traumatic stress disorder .

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Townsville Bulletin

Rescue helicopter investigated

A FEDERAL investigation has been launched and a pilot stood down after one of Townsville's two emergency services helicopter struck a tree during a rescue operation.

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Townsville Bulletin

Rally to fight dredging

The Senate Environment and Communications References Committee public hearing into the adequacy of the Federal and Queensland Governments' efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Reef moves to Townsville after hearings in Brisbane and Mackay.

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The Age

Coal dust 'spread across Barrier Reef'

Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Qld Country Hour, 23 July 2014

Indonesia's president-elect is under World Bank pressure to develop manufacturing and trade to keep the country growing.

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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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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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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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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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