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27 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

Mazda gets behind the world time attack challenge

Mazda has thrown its official support behind the World Time Attack Challenge following the announcement that the famed Le Mans-developed 767B will feature at the annual event.

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4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Investors oppose Great Southern deal

Lawyers representing 2000 investors in the collapsed investment scheme Great Southern are fighting to get a $20 million settlement with Bendigo & Adelaide Bank overturned by the Victorian Supreme Court.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Tony Abbott labels Islamic State a 'death cult'

MARK COLVIN: Australian planes will be flying guns and ammunition into Iraq within days.

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7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

AIDS cure may come, but can we afford the cost?

The answer to that question, which until recently many scientists dared not ask out loud, is creeping slowly toward the affirmative, but with some important provisos.

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7 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

Tributes paid to Irish musician who drowned in Crete

A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as a talented and treasured colleague.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

11 hrs ago | Bega District News

Hundreds join March Australia in Bega

Around 400 people joined the March Bega Valley rally, as part of the 40,000 who were walking in support of the March Australia rallies taking place around the country over the whole weekend.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Concerns Indigenous Victorians aren't served by drug treatment system

ELEANOR HALL: The drug and alcohol sector in Victoria is undergoing a major change that will streamline its services for drug users.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Australia, World News

Warrnambool Standard

Terang Mortlake's Alex Moloney finishes on a high with decisive kick for elimination final win

ALEX Moloney knew his shot for goal could decide the elimination final after juggling a mark in Terang Mortlake's forward 50 metres.

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The Courier

More transparency needed as Alstom loses bid to build Metro trains

Alstom had lost its bid to build 25 Metro trains as part of a multibillion-dollar upgrade of the Dandenong rail corridor.

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Shepparton News Online

Fire destroys Shepparton house

A Country Fire Authority spokesperson said brigades from Shepparton, Tallygaroopna, Mooroopna and Shepparton East were called to the blaze at 3.30 The CFA spokesperson said the cause was not known and fire investigators were at the scene yesterday morning, along with members from the Shepparton police Crime Investigation Unit.

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ABC News

March Australia protesters rally against the Abbott Government on NSW far south coast

Hundreds of protesters have marched through Bega in the New South Wales far south coast as part of a wave of anti-government rallies across the country.

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The Times

Work, family ties drivers of Shreveport immigration

Work, family ties drivers of Shreveport immigration Even the folks who love their town find it curious anyone lands here from someplace else.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA, us Travel, Travel, Australia, World News,

The Age

Australian killed in Bolivian bus crash

Canberran Kurt Steel died in the crash when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salara de Uyuni salt flats crashed on Saturday.

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Related Topix: South America, Bolivia, World News, Australia, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia still at America's beck and call

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and US President Barack Obama meet at the White House in June 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, Iraq, Opinion

Bendigo Advertiser

Saints steamroll Bulls in first semi-final

ST Arnaud breezed its way into the North Central Football League preliminary final after crushing Birchip-Watchem by 99 points on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, 2012

Bendigo Advertiser

Highway to heaven

ON a Sunday morning, you're unlikely to find Maryann and John Pool in any of Bendigo's many pews.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Is Reese Witherspoon heading for Oscar #2? Reviews for Wild are IN...

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and director Jean-Marc Vallee bring Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir to life on screen Many directors specialize in one genre, but Vallee has plunged into wildly disparate arenas.

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Related Topix: Wild, Books, Australia, World News, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Nick Hornby, Vocal

Stuff.co.nz

Long road to recovery for pub assault victim

Support: Andrew McInnes' mother Beverley McInnes, of Batemans Bay, is looking after her grandchildren Courtney, 13 and Taya,11, as their father recovers.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Warrnambool Standard

Kangaroos upset champion Eagles in A Grade qualifier | Photos

HAMILTON Kangaroos are celebrating the club's biggest Hampden league A grade victory after upsetting reigning premier North Warrnambool Eagles in Saturday's qualifying final.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Australia condemns peacekeepers' Syrian detention

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Australia,

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