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  1. Ballarat breakfast report | Saturday, January 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Courier

    It will hit a top of 28 degrees today with cloud clearing - a perfect for a Saturday on a long weekend. The Victorian Water Police issued a water safety message after four fatalities involving vessels in Victoria over the last six months.

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  2. One man, one mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Mercury

    After growing up in flat-as-a-pancake Wagga Wagga in NSW, Clemens moved to Hobart with his family when he was 15. "Coming, as I did, from the flat riverland of the Murrumbidgee, seeing the Wellington Range for the first time coming through Pontville was a defining moment for me. "Within 18 months I was bushwalking in Tasmania."

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  3. McLean rates Australia Stakes the perfect listed lead-in for BlackieRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Warrnambool Standard

    WARRNAMBOOL galloper Blackie's preference for the Moonee Valley track is one of the main reasons the seven-year-old will run in the $200,000 Australia Stakes today, according to his trainer Jarrod McLean. WARRNAMBOOL galloper Blackie's preference for the Moonee Valley track is one of the main reasons the seven-year-old will run in the $200,000 Australia Stakes today, according to his trainer Jarrod McLean.

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  4. 'Outrage' over high fuel priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Examiner

    TASMANIANS are outraged that they are continually being overcharged at the petrol pumps, according to RACT Member Assist general manager Darren Moody. TASMANIANS are outraged that they are continually being overcharged at the petrol pumps, according to RACT Member Assist general manager Darren Moody.

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  5. DPP Ellis sacked - no payoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Mercury

    The state's top prosecutor was convicted in December of negligent driving causing death and given a four-month suspended jail term. Mr Hodgman said Governor Kate Warner had acted on the advice of Attorney- General Vanessa Goodwin to remove Mr Ellis from office.

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  6. Good morning, Tassie! | Friday, January 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Examiner

    Sisters Grace Martin 5 and Alice Martin 2 of Gravelly Beach at Greens Beach ahead of the Australia Day event. Picture: Mark Jesser Launceston weather forecast: Clouds are set to clear today as the Launceston area heads for a top of 27 degrees.

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  7. Cure named captain of 9-member state teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Examiner

    CYCLING Tasmania has announced a nine-member state team for the Australian National Track Championships to be held in Melbourne next week. Cycling Tasmania executive officer Collin Burns with some members of the Tasmanian team for the national cycling track titles: Georgia Baker, Hayden Di Cocco-Grant, James Robinson, Harrison Baker, Jake Oliver, Gerald Evans, Lauren Perry and Darren Harris from sponsor St Lukes.

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  8. Bullets trigger limit on ferriesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Examiner

    ONE passenger's shot at getting a tonne of bullets aboard the Spirit of Tasmania has backfired after it triggered a review into the carriage of ammunition on the ferry. ONE passenger's shot at getting a tonne of bullets aboard the Spirit of Tasmania has backfired after it triggered a review into the carriage of ammunition on the ferry.

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  9. Editorial: Better off togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Mercury

    A joint venture of southern councils is in the pipeline to co-ordinate services such as administration, engineering and planning. Councils say they have been doing this sort of thing for years but this proposal, a formal alliance, would take it to a new level.

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  10. Nursing graduates spreading wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner

    TASMANIA'S newest nurses are ready to hit the wards, with George Town and Deloraine set to welcome graduates for the first time in many years. TASMANIA'S newest nurses are ready to hit the wards, with George Town and Deloraine set to welcome graduates for the first time in many years.

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  11. Pies set to pack AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner

    COLLINGWOOD chief executive Gary Pert is predicting a capacity Aurora Stadium next month when the AFL powerhouse rolls into Launceston for a much-anticipated NAB Challenge match against reigning AFL premier Hawthorn. COLLINGWOOD chief executive Gary Pert is predicting a capacity Aurora Stadium next month when the AFL powerhouse rolls into Launceston for a much-anticipated NAB Challenge match against reigning AFL premier Hawthorn.

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  12. Smokes ban looms for RisdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Mercury

    The State Government has forged ahead with the former government's plans to ban smoking in Tasmanian prisons and remand centres. Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin said the transition would happen on January 31 - about five months ahead of schedule - for the Risdon Prison Complex and Ron Barwick Minimum Security Prison.

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  13. Collingwood use Tasmania trip to recruit apple PiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Collingwood are hopeful of a bigger paid-up membership this season on the back of their NAB Challenge foray into Tasmania. The Magpies will open the pre-season campaign against Hawthorn in Launceston - the Hawks' home away from home - on February 26. Already boasting 80,000 members last season, the Magpies on Wednesday unveiled a "special membership package for Tasmanian supporters", dubbed the Tasmanian Magpie Insider.

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  14. Good morning, Tassie! | Wednesday, January 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Examiner

    Greens Beach has been overrun with young golf stars for the past few days. Danielle Vasquez, 14, of New South Wales, takes a swing in the Tamar Valley Junior Cup tournament.

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  15. Investing in Cambodian childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner

    Frances Horan, of Launceston, is raising money through a movie and food night to help fund projects in Cambodia. Picture: MARK JESSER A SIX-month volunteer mission born from a concern for Cambodia's children will continue this year for Launceston nursing graduate Frances Horan.

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  16. Cricket cup touches down in LauncestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner

    Craig and Jo Thomas, of Albury New South Wales, have their photo taken by their son Lachlan, 8, with the cup. Picture: Paul Scambler The ICC World Cup trophy - held aloft by the likes of Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, and MS Dhoni - drew a legion of cricket nuts to Royal Park and Westbury this morning with fans young and old posing for photos and taking part in impromptu games.

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  17. Good morning, Tassie! | Tuesday, January 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner

    There might be rain forecast for the next few days, but there's more sun on the way. Picture: Neil Richardson Launceston weather forecast: There is a possibility of showers later this evening.

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  18. State's NBL dream dashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Advocate

    RETURN UNLIKELY: Darren Smith playing for the Hobart Devils in 1996. Tasmania has not been represented in the NBL since.

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  19. World Cup trophy bowls into LauncestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner

    IT'S the trophy that Northern Tasmanian trio George Bailey, James Faulkner and Xavier Doherty are desperate to get their hands on. Launceston Mayor Albert van Zetten is ready to welcome the Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour to the city today.

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  20. Petrol price stings Tassie extra $76mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner

    TASMANIANS are being gouged $76 million more than mainlanders each year when topping up their petrol tanks, according to the state's peak motoring body. TASMANIANS are being gouged $76 million more than mainlanders each year when topping up their petrol tanks, according to the state's peak motoring body.

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