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10 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
THE mother of a Townsville nursing student faces extradition to the United States to answer charges over the alleged abduction of her infant daughter two decades ago.
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18 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
AT LEAST 40 doctors have resigned over the doctor contract stoush and the country's peak doctor group warns others may go as a result of saga which saw 1200 threaten to walk.
To the ancient Romans, Yemen was Arabia Felix, translating literally as Happy Arabia, but this was wishful thinking on the part of an empire with designs on the rugged, unconquerable land on the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula.
Palm Island cops seized this alcohol from a tinny arriving at the beach early on March 18. It includes 132 litres of wine, 5.7 litres of rum, 9.6 litres of Vodka, 700ml of Tequila and 13.1 litres of beer.
Targeted attack ... two Australian citizens were killed in a US Predator drone strike in Yemen.
THE flooding of tailings dams at Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery means the plant could be shut down for weeks.
Police raided the home of one gang member yesterday morning at Fred Astaire Avenue, Maudsland were vehicles where seized and taken away Pic by David Clark.
FOUR men shot a 3m crocodile before dragging it into their boat, taking it home and skinning the protected species.
A NEW inland highway to guarantee transport links between North Queensland and southern parts of the state during a flood or cyclone is being considered by the State Government.
The Queensland Government says it will continue to monitor the water being released from tailings dams for toxic waste at Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery near Townsville in the state's north.
This is what happens, kids, when you leave wet towels on the bathroom floor. You thought Mom was overreacting when she warned you, but this can really happen.
BUILDING heights along The Strand will rise to five storeys and the $2 billion satellite city of Pinnacles has been ruled out after Townsville City Council voted on what to include in its new planning scheme.
Australia's female basketball competition will not have a team based between Sydney and Townsville next season after the Logan Thunder franchise folded.
The storm had begun as a Category 5 system but was downgraded to Category 1 after landing.