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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.
Few of us will own homes, low-lying suburbs will have been abandoned or lost to natural disasters and the commute to Cairns will take 35 minutes.
Hotel owners Echo Entertainment announced a $70 million sale agreement with the Colonial Leisure Group in January, subject to regulatory approvals.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Townsville Future. Townsville's year round good climate will make the coastal golf course idyllic and world famous.
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.
Tourism experts say more international airports and lower arrival fees for tourists are the ticket to bringing more visitors to northern Australia.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:56 am
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