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  1. Victorian training stint proves worthwhile for Olyfest winner Chris OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    WEST Australian visitor Chris Owens will return home with one of the biggest wins of his fledgling career to show for a 10-week training stint in Victoria. WEST Australian visitor Chris Owens will return home with one of the biggest wins of his fledgling career to show for a 10-week training stint in Victoria.

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  2. Bowls: Flag favourites Grovers sweep aside VicsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Courier

    VICTORIA turns its attention to a preliminary final showdown with reigning champion Geelong West after being swept aside by an in-form Ocean Grove on Saturday. ered their way into the Ballarat-Geelong premier bowls grand final with a commanding 98-75 triumph over the Vics, who will utilise their double chance next weekend in a clash against the elimination final victors.

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  3. Industry rejects 'closed shop' conference findings calling for more energy drink restrictionsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Australian Beverages Council, representing the domestic energy drink market, has today rejected calls from a recent conference calling for more energy drink restrictions. "The Deakin University-backed conference, also sponsored by Vic Health and Geelong City Council, banned any industry representatives from attending.

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  4. Unprofitable clubs get millions in aid from AFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    The financial health of the 18 AFL clubs has been laid bare, with only six making profits without substantial help from the league's governing body, an analysis of the competition's finances shows. While several clubs in Melbourne have announced operating profits for 2014 in the past few months, a Fairfax Media investigation has found the annual reports posted by the clubs or lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission show many did so only with additional funding from the AFL.

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  5. Should we be accountable for having fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Valentine's Day this year, a team of country footballers abandoned their romances for a bonding weekend in Anglesea, with a view of the sea and renewed commitment to each other on the eve of a new season. Near the end of the first militant session, the lads trudged onto the beach, exhausted, glancing westward at the sun where it was moving low and tending sentimental.

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  6. Portuscale pull-outs hit Australia as well as FalmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Falmouth Packet

    Portuscale Cruises, the Portuguese company that pulled its ship Funchal out of cruising from UK ports including Falmouth, which led to 200 people in Cornwall having their cruises cancelled, also bamboozled the Australian port of Geelong. The company had promised to use Geelong as a base port for a series of cruises to south Australia and Tasmania in late 2014 and early 2015.

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  7. Harry to serve with Aus armed forcesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Yahoo!

    Prince Harry will spend several weeks based in Australia in the next few months before attending the centenary Anzac dawn service in Gallipoli with his father Prince Charles, a British newspaper reports. Harry will be seconded to work with the Australian defence forces during his time in Australia before quitting the British military altogether later this year, London's Evening Standard reported on Friday.

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  8. Pilots wow crowd with explosive stunts at Australian International AirshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Straits Times

    ... during the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition at Avalon Airport in Geelong, Australia, on Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG The Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) Black Knights performing manoeuvres in ...

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  9. Has Aussie game show found the only contestant never to have seen Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Mail

    'Boba Fetta is a bounty hunter from which film series?': Did Millionaire Hot Seat find the only person never to have seen any of the Star Wars movies? Jake Sanders, a medicine student from Deakin University in Geelong Victoria, made the slip up last night on Channel Nine's Millionaire Hot Seat. Mr Sanders was asked to choose from which four iconic film series the character Bobba Fett-a bounty hunter from Star Wars-features in.

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  10. Dassault Aviation to Present Falcon Fleet at Australian International AirshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ThomasNet

    MELBOURNE, Australia Avalon Airport Dassault Aviation will present its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at the Australian International Airshow, Australia's largest and most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defense exposition. The six day event, which opens on February 24th, will take place at Avalon airport in Geelong, Australia.

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  11. Grave mistake leads to court battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NEWS.com.au

    WARNING: Disturbing image. An Australian politician has taken her campaign against a mosque development to new levels by sharing a gruesome picture.

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  12. 'Project Archer': Govt's plan to save the ABSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    The Abbott government's rescue plan for the Australian Bureau of Statistics, including a takeover by the bureau of the nation's health statistics agency, is set to be in place by July. There will also be $250 million for the ABS to upgrade its systems, a "surveying centre of excellence" established, probably in Geelong, and a green light for the bureau's plans to downgrade the national census.

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  13. Carbon tax repeal raised energy prices: aluminium producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Alcoa's Australian assets have faced higher energy costs since the carbon tax was repealed, in revelations that challenge one of the primary criticisms of the controversial scheme. The higher energy costs were revealed on Thursday by Alcoa's local joint venture partner, Alumina Limited, which said its energy costs had risen in the six months since the carbon tax was repealed, once currency fluctuations were put aside.

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  14. Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant allays A-League turf fears related to Speedway Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant has insisted that the stadium's pitch will be in a suitable condition to host an A-League match just days after staging the Australian Speedway Grand Prix in October. The playing surface will be covered by 4500 tonnes of dirt for the speedway season-ending event - a process that will take three days.

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  15. CFA trainers 'wanted dirty burns'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NEWS.com.au

    LABOR'S Anthony Albanese has put out a bizarre, one-word media statement today, which could be one of the funniest ones ever created. OLIVIA Mead, the 19-year-old daughter of late mining heir Michael Wright, has been awarded $25 million after successfully challenging her father's will.

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  16. Alumina Limited breaks dividend droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Alumina Limited has broken a three-year dividend drought after posting a slightly better than expected underlying profit of $US91.1 million . Shareholders in the company, which operates a joint venture with American aluminium giant Alcoa, have not been rewarded for their patience since February 2012.

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  17. Byrne triumphs at Adelaide boccia tournamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    Byrne is this week celebrating winning the BC2 and BC1&2 classes at the annual titles at Adelaide's Marion Leisure and Fitness Centre. The 36-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, won five round-robin matches and two knockout finals to claim the top honour.

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  18. Injury woes over, Nick Bourke reboots career in Geelong Football LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    FORMER AFL footballer Nick Bourke is over a nasty injury which derailed his pre-season and is confident he'll be at peak fitness when he makes his Geelong league debut. Kolora-Noorat export and former AFL-listed player Nick Bourke is set to resume his career with Leopold this season.

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  19. Work starts on Warrnambool's $30 cancer centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    WORK has started on the long-awaited $30 million South West Cancer Centre in Warrnambool - one of the region's biggest construction projects in years. WORK has started on the long-awaited $30 million South West Cancer Centre in Warrnambool - one of the region's biggest construction projects in years.

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  20. Seymour girls create basketball historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Shepparton News Online

    The Seymour under-18 girls basketball side which created history at the weekend by becoming the first side from the town to win a state division one championship. Seymour's under-18 girls basketball side has created history by becoming the first team from the town to win a Victorian division one age-group title.

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