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22 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Clive Palmer's problem with living two lives

There is something so epic about Clive Palmer that Australian politics may not be big enough to accommodate both his public life and his private life.

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Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

Supernatural North

THEY are the tall tales told over flickering campfires, shared over one too many schooners at the local pub or at the backyard barbecue that has run a couple of hours longer than it should have.

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Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

A true-blue gem

The Cove in Airlie Beach is a collection of 23 absolute waterfront blocks released by the Port of Airlie designed to appeal to investors and retirees.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABC News

Keeping the legacy of a centenery of bowling rolling

One hundred years on, the Townsville Bowls Club has proven its ability to survive flood, cyclone and the change to synthetic turf.

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Townsville Bulletin

Bat siege sparks fears of disease

THE explosion of bat numbers in a suburban park has forced Townsville City Council to erect barricades and signage to prevent the spread of disease through people picking up dead or injured animals from the ground.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

New plan names western Qld 'Projects of Regional Significance'

A development group says western Queensland projects have been highlighted in a new State Government plan and that will help to get projects off the ground.

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Townsville Bulletin

Bub born on the run

The Mount Louisa newborn was born at 8.57am yesterday, just eight minutes after his father Anthony Rudman, 33, called the Queensland Ambulance Service.

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ABC News

Explainer: The Clive Palmer and Citic dispute

The acrimonious and escalating war between Clive Palmer and Citic centres around massive cost blow-outs and disputed royalty payments at the Sino Iron project in Western Australia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

Experts to help Townsville with NDIS rollout

The Queensland Government says a team of experts to be based in north Queensland will help ensure the region has a smooth transition into the National Disability Insurance Scheme .

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Townsville Bulletin

Wrap-up mission

Soldiers from 1RAR Alpha Company at Townsville Airport before being deployed to Afghanistan.

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Townsville Bulletin

Deeragun sets cracking pace

Deeragun resident Christine Reisinger with her children Alera, 3, and Caelan, 1, Kyberd enjoy living in Deeragun which has been named by the HIA as the fastest growing suburb in Queensland and in the top 20 of Australia.

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Townsville Bulletin

Girl, 8, 'terrorised'

A TEENAGE boy who dragged an eight-year-old schoolgirl away from her classroom was later found trespassing at another primary school a week later.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Manus Island security guard and former soldier walks free for...

The man responsible for this violent attack on an innocent father of two is an employee at a Manus Island Detention Centre where he works as a security guard.

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Townsville Bulletin

Red-tape anguish over gift of life

A TOWNSVILLE family has won a legal battle in Malaysia to switch off their mother's life support to allow her organs to be donated.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Court orders public appeal for missing Layla

THE war for your mortgage is intensifying, with a major lender dropping its advertised variable home-loan rate to just 4.65 per cent.

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Townsville Bulletin

Verdict looms in Baden-Clay murder trial

A crowd time lapse outside Queensland's Supreme Court of people waiting to enter for another day of Gerard Baden-Clay's trial.

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Townsville Bulletin

In his daughter's honour

Townsville dad Ren Pedersen launched The Cure Starts Now to combat DPIG a horrifc brain tumour that killed his daughter four years ago.

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Paddock Talk

Australian GT; Reigning Champion Quinn Comes Up Trumps In Race One

Reigning champion Quinn comes up trumps in race one Rnd#3 2014 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli Townsville, Queensland Reigning Australian GT champion Klark Quinn has claimed his first win of the 2014 season, leading series points leader Richard Muscat and Phillip Island race winner Tony Quinn across the line for the first of the ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

ABC News

Interview with John Hartley, Future Directions International

PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: The idea Australian agriculture needs to take advantage of growing Asian demand is behind a renewed push for the so-called northern food bowl.

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Townsville Bulletin

LIVE: V8 qualifying at Townsville 500

Following a pair of bruising encounters on Saturday, the V8 Supercars field are back in action with a 250 kilometre-long race to conclude the Castrol Townsville 500.

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