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6 hrs ago | 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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Abbot Point still on track

ADANI Mining has denied claims from a local conservation group that it is poised to pull out of developing the Abbot Point coal terminal over concerns dredging will not be completed in 2015.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Inspired Cowboys stun Rabbitohs

HOLD fire on the Glory Glory to South Sydney rendition to ring in smashing the 43-season premiership drought, Johnathan Thurston has outlined the blueprint to beat the Bunnies.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Townsville of the future

Townsville Future. Townsville's year round good climate will make the coastal golf course idyllic and world famous.

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Townsville Bulletin

Savings boost for Ring Road

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.

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ABC News

Northern Australia tourism needs new 'international airports'

Tourism experts say more international airports and lower arrival fees for tourists are the ticket to bringing more visitors to northern Australia.

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ABC News

Townsville Port states case more more freight to be shipped

An inquiry in north Queensland has been told ships are a more environmentally friendly and viable way to carry freight around the state.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Cop feared death by own gun

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.

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Townsville Bulletin

Barkley has bite

Townsville vet Dr Paula Hastie with 3 year old Australian Bulldog Barkley, who was beaten by a Eastern brown Snake.

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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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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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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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