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  1. Kids play as snow brings city to a stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    TASMANIANS young and old took advantage of the snow falls that blanketed country roads, city streets and suburban backyards from coast to coast yesterday. Schools were shut, roads closed and shops unopened as staff and school kids took the day off to play in the snow.

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  2. Australia's oldest continuously licensed hotel to turn 200 in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Named after DW Bush, the clerk of Reverend "Bobby" Knopwood, who was the first chaplain in the colony, the Bush Inn at New Norfolk was built in 1815 and became licensed in 1825. Current lessee Don Smith said although there is no definitive date as to when construction of the heritage-listed building was complete, various signs and documents show 1815 as the year.

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  3. Railway sleeper to awaken cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Mercury

    VISITORS to Hobart are fascinated that the city has been able to preserve a cross section of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture embracing the grand mansions and townhouses, the terrace and cottage, and warehouses and industrial structures spanning over two centuries. Now another opportunity has presented itself to retain more of Tasmania's great industrial heritage in a viable and profitable manifestation - the famous Evans Street Goods Shed at Macquarie Point, as a transport hub for rail and road tourist transport and excursions.

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  4. Ellis spared from fronting death probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA'S former Director of Public Prosecutions who was sacked for causing a fatal car crash will not make submissions to a coroner investigating the death, a court has heard. Tim Ellis SC was found guilty of negligent driving and received a four-month suspended jail sentence over the March 2013 Midland Highway crash that killed Launceston woman Natalia Pearn, 27. Coroner Olivia McTaggart said yesterday that despite the matter having been extensively examined during Mr Ellis's trial, she deemed an inquest "desirable".

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  5. Forum focus on culture, artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    GASP! chief executive Dr Pippa Dickson will be a panelist at tonight's Our Place, Our Future forum. Picture: RICHARD JUPE THE third of five public forums on the big issues affecting Tasmania will be held tonight at the University of Tasmania's Sandy Bay campus.

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  6. Study spruiks benefits of railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    "The report is a pitch to the rest of the industry that is not using rail to communicate what are the benefits of using rail in Tasmania," Mr White said. "We carry 68 per cent of the total freight from Hobart to Burnie and around 50 per cent of the total contestable freight.

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  7. Fatal crash mum pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    THE mother of a four-year-old girl killed in a road crash near New Norfolk has pleaded guilty to driving offences in the Hobart Magistrates Court. Tamara Brooke Whitford, 33, of New Norfolk, pleaded guilty to driving while exceeding the prescribed alcohol limit, driving with alcohol in her body while not the holder of a licence, driving without a licence and driving with an illicit drug in her system.

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  8. Land of Milk and HoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    TASMANIAN stars of the 10th delicious Produce Awards were there in person to receive their awards at the Bennelong restaurant at Sydney Opera House last night. Jon and Lyndall Healey's Pyengana Dairy Company was named Producer of the Year for its tasty cheddar as well as winning the From the Dairy, Artisan section.

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  9. Personal leave costs $68m per annumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    AN independent audit of absenteeism in Tasmania's public service has found that personal leave is costing the State Government about $68 million a year. At June 2014, the public service had almost 24,000 employees with payroll and other related costs totalling $2.2 billion - or 54 per cent of general government expenses.

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  10. Divers could use Navy's shark toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mercury

    A TOOL used by Navy divers to predict the likelihood of sharks close by could be used by recreational divers, says a high-ranking naval diver. Commander Paul Gregg, 45, officer-in-charge of the Royal Australian Navy Tasmanian diving team, said the shark presence planning tool could improve the safety of all types of divers.

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  11. Kangas hop to boom win at GabbaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Mercury

    BRENT Harvey's entry to the most exclusive of clubs was one of pure delight for the AFL's newest 400-gamer as his beloved North Melbourne walloped the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba. It was a momentous occasion for the little midfielder and for the club which pumped fresh air into its finals campaign with a 72-point rout of the weary and ragged home side.

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  12. Live: Boomer's 400th, Dockers down TigesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Mercury

    AFL: Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett has suffered a potentially season-ending knee injury in the Suns' clash with Adelaide. BRISBANE'S chances of spoiling Brent Harvey's celebration received a blow when star midfielders Dayne Beams and Pearce Hanley were withdrawn due to injury.

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  13. Key allies turn back on ShortenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Mercury

    AT LEAST three of Bill Shorten's most senior colleagues refused to support him today in his fight against attempts by the party's left to ban Labor using asylum seeker turn backs. There was no shouting showdown, no shredding of the Opposition Leader's authority as the ALP national conference voted against vetoing his new policy of returning boat people to their transit country.

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  14. Bombers claim win in spiteful derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    An under-pressure Kaine Waller, for Lauderdale, races away with the ball in the Bombers' clash with Clarence at Blundstone Arena. Picture: MATT THOMPSON LAUDERDALE has trumped Clarence in a spiteful Eastern Shore derby in a result which all but ends the Roos hopes of making this year's TSL finals.

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  15. Live: Tigers, Dockers in tight battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    AFL: Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett has suffered a potentially season-ending knee injury in the Suns' clash with Adelaide. RICHMOND and Fremantle are fighting out a tight battle at the MCG, with the Tigers leading by just two points at the long break.

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  16. Live: Suns hanging on, Tigers host FreoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    AFL: Gold Coast skipper Gary Ablett has suffered a potentially season-ending knee injury in the Suns' clash with Adelaide. THE Gold Coast Suns are every chance to cause an upset over the Crows at the Adelaide Oval, despite losing Gary Ablett in the first quarter of the game.

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  17. Is Gary Ablett's season over?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    Ablett's was crunched when teammate Matt Shaw fell backwards on top of him while laying a tackle in the first quarter at Adelaide Oval. The incident happened next to the boundary line and Ablett headed straight to the bench, limping badly.

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  18. Police investigate fatal truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    A MAN has died in an truck accident on Heemskirk Rd, Zeehan, on the state's West Coast this morning. Tasmania Police were called at 5.05am by a motorist who had come upon the crash site.

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  19. Glaciers glimpsed on PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    First you see the ring ... This July 15 image made available by NASA on July 24 shows the atmosphere of Pluto backlit by the sun when the New Horizons spacecraft was about 2 million kilometres away. Picture: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP FLOWING nitrogen ice glaciers have been glimpsed on the surface of Pluto, along with an unexpectedly thick layer of haze in the atmosphere, NASA scientists have revealed.

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  20. Live AFL: Giants v Cats, Crows v SunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Mercury

    AFL: North Melbourne veteran Brent Harvey is set to play his 400th game this weekend but could he play on another season to break Michael Tuck's all-time record of 426? GWS can extend its stay inside the top eight with a victory over the struggling Geelong at StarTrack Oval to begin Saturday's AFL action. That match will coincide with Adelaide's clash with Gold Coast at the Adelaide Oval, as the Crows hope to build on last weekend's Showdown victory with another win.

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