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15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Newman wants to send in the troops

PREMIER Campbell Newman has revealed he is lobbying the Federal Government to consider basing more Australian Defence Force units in regional Queensland in a bid to help meet population targets contained within the Queensland Plan.

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20 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Titans wary of star factor

Once bitten, twice shy. That's the feeling Gold Coast coach John Cartwright has about coming up against a genuine rugby league superstar in Johnathan Thurston this Saturday.

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Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

Reef running costly

HUGE fines for the crew of MV Bulk Ingenuity have been declared a "strong signal" to other bulk carriers thinking of taking reef shortcuts.

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Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

Kindy funds 'scare'

Federal opposition member Kate Ellis with some kids at Vickers Road Community Childcare Centre.

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Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

Slice of paradise

Peter and Eileen Nethercott of Island Leisure Resort in Nelly Bay have created North Queensland's first tropical Island retirement village.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Palmer questioned over toxic sludge

A STATE government environmental worker has been shot dead after the father-of-six served a notice on a man believed to be illegally clearing vegetation.

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Manawatu Standard

NZ troops on their way home

Mission accomplished: A New Zealand Army soldier prepares to take aim during Exercise Hamel, the Australian Army's annual foundation warfighting exercise, which was held in Townsville, northern Queensland.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

On wing and prayer in battle with bats

Deputy Mayor Vern Veitch said every tree had been broken and shredded since the colony inundated the park several weeks ago.

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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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