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  1. Minister looks at customs upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    THE Federal Government is considering ways it can provide customs, immigration and quarantine services at Townsville Airport so international passenger flights can restart. It comes days after the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service wrote to Air Asia rejecting the carrier's proposal to start flights between Townsville and Bali.

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  2. Cannon hunters seek helpRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    Amateur historians trying to find two cannons buried in Reid Park have called on local businesses for help to excavate them. After years of research the group believe they have located the two cannons - a 105mm howitzer and 105mm cannon captured from German troops in France during World War I - but they do not have the resources to start the dig.

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  3. Man jumps from window to escape Townsville house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    A man had to jump from his balcony after his house on Burt St caught on fire. Senior firefighter and Fire investigator Mark Fraser A MAN was forced to jump out of a first-floor window after his Aitkenvale home was engulfed in flames.

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  4. Bureaucrats put Townsville's international flight campaign at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

    INTERNATIONAL flights may never operate out of Townsville Airport because bureaucrats in Canberra believe it's too risky to open up another border entry point in the North. A proposal from Air Asia to fly direct between Townsville and Bali, in Indonesia, has been rejected by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service because it would pose a security risk.

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  5. Townsville drivers fume over petrol price discrepancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

    Unleaded petrol was averaging 145.7c per litre in Townsville yesterday, while Brisbane prices were averaging a four-year low of 125.9 cents per litre. RACQ spokesman Joe Fitzgerald said their records showed a 20c difference between the Townsville region's cheapest and most expensive unleaded prices.

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  6. Man accused of threatening neighbours with bomb hoax released on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

    A MAN accused of harassing his neighbours with a bomb hoax, a molotov cocktail and threats to kill their dogs has been released on bail. Mark Hank Heye, 41, was banned from contacting the complainants and must live with his mother near Mackay as part of his release conditions.

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  7. Petrol station leak closes streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

    POLICE have closed several Charters Towers streets due to a gas leak at the BP service station on Hackett Terrace. BP put its emergency response plan into action as soon as the leak was detected, before fire crews arrived on scene.

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  8. Brisbane man and two sons go missing on driving holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    A Brisbane man and his two sons who failed to arrive as scheduled in Cairns in far north Queensland are the subject of a police search. Steven Van Lonkhuyzen, 37, and his sons Ethan, 7, and Timothy, 5, were last seen leaving their house on Brisbane's bayside in the early hours of last Thursday morning.

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  9. Dad and sons missing on drive northRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    IRAN says it requested the extradition of Man Haron Monis - the gunman behind the Sydney hostage siege - 14 years ago but Australia refused. This is how he terrorised a city.

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  10. Hydro power set-back leaves north Queensland irrigators dissappointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABC News

    The company charged with developing a major hydro power project in north Queensland has walked away from the proposal, leaving local irrigators and graziers dissappointed. Meridian Energy Australia took over the Burdekin hydro power generation project in 2013, but announced on Friday it would no longer proceed with the plan, due to uncertainty surrounding Australia's renewable energy target.

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  11. Big task to create workfor Aboriginal communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE task of boosting economic activity and employment has been underlined by data suggesting the Aboriginal community of Palm Island has a jobless rate of almost 50 per cent. However, it seems the only surprise to many is that the rate is not higher.

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  12. Our new hospital's sick jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NEWS.com.au

    Complaints have been made about the lack of food at the new Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, with the cafeteria not yet finished. PARENTS of some of the state's sickest kids have lashed out at health authorities for opening the $1.5bn Lady Cilento Children's Hospital too early, saying basic services such as food and transport facilities are not yet ready for patients.

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  13. Wind, rain, hail to hit parts of QldRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Yahoo!

    Strong winds, large hailstones and flash flooding are expected to hit parts of north and southeast Queensland, although Brisbane will be spared. The weather bureau warns damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding, and large hailstones may impact areas including Charters Towers, Bowen, Townsville, Ingham, Pentland and Ayr.

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  14. Crash on BruceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE Bruce Highway is reduced to one lane south of Townsville after a four-wheel drive and a car towing a caravan collided near Bowen. THE Bruce Highway is reduced to one lane south of Townsville after a four-wheel drive and a car towing a caravan collided near Bowen.

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  15. Infant blame put on ambosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    A FATHER accused of fatally shaking his infant son allegedly tried to blame first responders for the baby's injuries. Nicholas Aaron Baxter's claims prompted two ambulance officers to give a second statement to police in response, after they tried to save the six-week-old on November 3, 2011.

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  16. Girls stab employee, hide money in hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    Courtney Leah Brandon, 19, and her 15-year-old cooffender told police they had buried the money at a nearby retirement home, after they stabbed an attendant after their violent holdup. But when officers were conducting a pat-down search of the offenders they found the $385 hidden in the 15-year-old girl's hair.

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  17. Knife at school angers parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    OLD boy who took a butcher's knife to a Townsville school last week is back in the classroom, despite several allegations of bullying and violence against the student. The grade 4 student took the knife with a 20cm blade to school, pulled it out of his bag and showed it to a group of friends.

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  18. Driver not to blame in fatal Ingham crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    A MAN accused of hitting and killing an Irish pedestrian on the Bruce Highway has been cleared of blame, after a court was told the tourist was drunk and walking on the road. Irish national Enda O'Donohue, 23, was walking on the highway near Ingham on March 9, 2012, when mine worker Ryan William Dunbar, 35, hit him with his car.

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  19. New police hub open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    A NEW superforce to crack down on crime will be on Townsville streets from today with the opening of the Rapid Action Policing unit. The specialised force of 31 police officers will be equipped with the latest technology to ensure most of their work is done on the street, not from their new Thuringowa base.

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  20. Markovic Magic MissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Townsville Bulletin

    TOWNSVILLE assistant coach Mike Kelly says recent losses have increased the Crocodiles' frustration at missing one of their key players, with time the best thing to help Steve Markovic recover from a hamstring injury. Hamstring tightness means Crocs game captain Markovic is only averaging just over 16 minutes a match in 10 games this year.

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