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1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Was he our worst serial killer?

THIS morning, the nude celebrity selfie scandal has drawn in Emma Watson, and Vladimir Putin has made a chilling comment about the situation in Ukraine.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Torrens Creek open despite the drought

There is no grass on the greens, but organisers of the Torrens Creek Open golf tournament are preparing for their biggest field yet.

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13 hrs ago | New Scientist

Great Barrier Reef may be safe from massive mud dump

No sludge for this reef. The planned dumping of 5 million tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been cancelled.

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16 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Cops' focus on suspect was 'logical'

ONE of the lead detectives who investigated the disappearance of Bowen teenager Rachel Antonio has denied focusing on one man at the exclusion of all others.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Townsville volunteer to be deported

Hossein Shamsalipoor, 30, who volunteered at the festival for two years, was detained after attending the Department of Immigration office in Brisbane last Thursday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Drought-stricken Queensland gets tropical gift

The delivery is the fourth from a group of Magnetic Island friends calling themselves East West Relief, who have raised more than $25,000 over five months to buy hay and stock feed.

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Townsville Bulletin

Former accused to appear at inquest

A MAN twice tried and later acquitted over the presumed killing of a Bowen teenager more than 16 years ago is expected to give testimony at the coronial inquest investigating her disappearance this week.

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Townsville Bulletin

Visiting fur seal warms to our climes

A fur seal that was spotted under the Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal had onlookers in awe as it sought shade and shelter from the crashing waves.

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Townsville Bulletin

Brigade on display

IN the shadows of Castle Hill, 1500 soldiers from Townsville's 3rd Brigade stood proudly before being granted Freedom of Entry to the City in a spectacular ceremony on Saturday.

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Townsville Bulletin

Crisafulli backs action to tackle park drunks

Safe City Chairman Cr Gary Eddiehausen has flagged the idea as a long-term solution to Townsville's itinerant problem.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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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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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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