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Local news for Victoria, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

25 min ago | The Courier

Ballarat play finds lost hearts in the outback

Mot awakes one morning to find her heart is missing from her chest. She can breath, she has a pulse, but she feels nothing.

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4 hrs ago | Border Mail

Brad Murray in doubt for Tiger rebound

MYRTLEFORD'S daunting task of facing Albury on the rebound could be about to get even tougher, with champion midfielder Brad Murray in some doubt to play on Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | The Age

Labor floats giant port pier plan

Labor is considering building a giant, hook-shaped pier stretching about eight kilometres into the sea as a way to make good on its proposal to build a new container port in the west of Port Phillip Bay near Geelong.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

12 hrs ago | ABC News

Coal-fired power station to close in Latrobe Valley, despite $50 million federal bailout

A brown coal-fired power station and briquette factory in Victoria's Latrobe Valley will close next month, two years after receiving a $50 million Federal Government bailout package.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Australia Issues Arrest Warrants for Syria Terror Suspects

CANBERRA, Australia-Australian police Tuesday issued arrest warrants for two Australian citizens the government accuses of fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham and photographing the severed heads of Syrian soldiers.

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Related Topix: Australia, Terrorism

13 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Lucky escape: Like a scene from a movie

A SISTER and brother were lucky to escape with minor injuries after their car swerved off a road and jumped a 12-metre channel in what police have described as a scene from a movie.

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15 hrs ago | Cybergrass

Australia's The Stetson Family Working on New Album

You may have noticed that The Stetson Family have been a bit thin on the ground around Melbourne-town these last couple of months.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Sole Israeli national on downed Malaysian airliner was son of evangelical Christian

Ithamar Avnon, the sole Israeli national aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, pictured in Jerusalem in 2008.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Netherlands, Europe, Australia, Wedding,

NEWS.com.au

Saved by switched-on little brother

DO you know someone like brave Alex Mastrilli, 12, who saved his siblings from a house fire? Today is the last day to nominate a local legend for the Pride of Australia awards - get them in by 5pm.

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Cool Hunting

Qudos by Knog: A Prim and Powerful GoPro Light: Open up a new world...

GoPros have changed the way people shoot and share footage. Whether you're strapping yourself up with weatherproof HD cameras for a powder day, looking for a new angle on a shoot, or just messing around with friends, the applications for the ubiquitous cams are near-limitless-that is, until darkness falls.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

New Hampshire Public Radio -

With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes - the things inside cells that carry our genes.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Australia, World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

The 'henchmen with gun' and the art dealer

Bankrupt Melbourne art dealer Peter Gant said an irate client, Robert Ojeda, had arrived at his business premises "with his henchmen and a big gun" to demand the return of $250,000 which he had paid Mr Gant for a Russell Drysdale painting in 1988 or 1989.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Australia, World News

International Business Times

Complete Darkness at Night Key Brings Maximum Success of Breast Cancer Therapy: Latest Study Reveals

In order to investigate the role of melatonin over the effectiveness of tamoxifen, a breast cancer drug widely used to fight against human breast cancer cells; investigators and co-leaders of Tulane's Circadian Biology Group, Steven Hill and David Blask, and rest of the team members Robert Dauchy and Shulin Xiang, implanted them in rats.

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Related Topix: Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Australia, World News,

4029TV.com

New attempt to visit MH17 crash site

An international team is attempting again Monday to enter the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine, a day after heavy fighting prevented it from getting near.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

ABC News

Aspiring paramedic wins Victorian Surf Lifesaver of the Year

Jess Woodward has been a surf lifesaver for nearly as long as she can remember in the Gippsland coastal town of Lakes Entrance, now she wants to save lives as a profession.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chronicle.com

Howard U., Oakland U., and Texas A&M's Cyclotron Institute Name New Leaders

Wayne A.I. Frederick, who became Howard University's interim president last October, was appointed to the post permanently in July.

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Related Topix: Howard University, Australia, World News, College of Charleston, Oakland University, Kalamazoo College, Texas A&M University

Border Mail

Nine wins but no time for Roos to back off

Rutherglen star Luke Gestier says the Roos can't take their foot off the pedal, despite all but sealing their spot in the finals on Saturday.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Best Comic Book Stores In The World Found In Australia And Omaha

Of all the comic book stores worldwide only two can claim the honor of being best in the world and one of the winners is in Omaha.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Australia, World News,

The Age

Secrets, lies and sex abuse as ex-sect leader chooses life on the inside

This young woman, whose identity we have concealed, is still dealing with the consequences of alleged sex abuse.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Suicide

Sydney Morning Herald

Denis Tanner, an old air rifle and another peculiar fire

The discovery of an old British air rifle at the home of divisive former detective Denis Tanner has raised serious questions about a mysterious fire at a Mansfield farm more than two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

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