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Newcastle, Australia Newswire

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  1. Tough FFA Cup roundRead the original story

    Thursday | Fiji Times

    League heavyweights have been sent to the frontiers of Australian football in the round of 32 draw for the FFA Cup. Holders Adelaide United will head to the Northern Territory to play Darwin Olympic, while A-League champions Melbourne Victory will play Sydney's Balmain Tigers, the lowest ranked team in the knock-out competition.

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  2. Dawood's latest bid to kill Chhota Rajan foiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Times of India

    ... care of." The "rat" could not resist the offer for too long, and gave away Rajan's precise location in Newcastle, Australia. Immediately, a few shooters were dispatched from a Middle-East country to Australia. Shakeel's instruction was cold and ...

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  3. Zoologger: The vertebrate that digs the deepest nestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | New Scientist

    ... down about 3 metres into the dark depths of the soil. A team lead by Sean Doody of the University of Newcastle, Australia, discovered the burrows, dug by yellow-spotted monitor lizards ( Varanus panoptes ), in the savannah woodlands of north-western ...

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  4. Tony Abbott tours Williamtown RAAF base as shipbuilders rally over job cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | ABC News

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has toured Newcastle's Royal Australian Air Force base during a visit to the New South Wales Hunter region as angry shipbuilders rallied outside over looming job cuts. Mr Abbott's first stop in the Hunter was Williamtown's RAAF base, to formally announce more than $250 million for an upgrade of the facility.

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  5. How the Blues line up for Origin 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Northern Territory News

    We take a look at how the NSW State of Origin team lines up for Game Three at Suncorp Stadium on July 8. One of NSW's best so far this series, Dugan has cemented his place as New South Wales fullback. His kick returns are crucial to getting the Blues' sets off to a good start and if his combination with Trent Hodkinson continues to develop he could be the matchwinner.

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  6. Maitland and Dungog councils say merger will leave communities worse offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | ABC News

    Both councils have unanimously voted overnight to fight to remain stand-alone organisations, saying amalgamations would leave them with growing debts. All New South Wales councils have until today to lodge submissions regarding the state government's 'Fit for The Future' reforms, which has recommended several mergers, including Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

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  7. On the Go Bendigo | Sunday, June 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Good morning central Victoria! Hope your Sunday is off to a cracking start. We're in for a mostly sunny day in Bendigo and Castlemaine with a top of 13 degrees.

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  8. Good morning Tassie! | Sunday, June 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Examiner

    Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the morning, then light again in the late evening.

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  9. Media Release: First Steps For Sydney Marine Park WelcomedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PressReleasePoint

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the New South Wales Government's first steps toward a marine park in Sydney, with the opening of public consultation into marine protection in the Sydney region. "Sydney is renowned for its spectacular beaches, lagoons and of course Sydney Harbour.

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  10. The NSW Department of Planning says 'do not use our logo'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | ABC News

    Further questions are being raised about a $500-million Chinese theme park being proposed for the New South Wales Central Coast. The Department of Planning and Environment has demanded its logo be removed from any promotional material being circulated on social media in China.

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  11. Coal: is the future really black?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Age

    Few commodities have been hit harder in recent years than coal. Thermal coal, used largely in power generation, and coking coal, used to make steel, have confronted slowing growth in demand from China, falling demand in other more developed nations and an excess supply of product.

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  12. Family escapes home after another Samsung washing machine fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | ABC News

    A New South Wales family has had a lucky escape after their recalled Samsung washing machine, that was due to be repaired, caught fire. Two adults and two children managed to get out of the house at Lake Macquarie, south of Newcastle, after the fire broke out about 6:30pm on Tuesday.

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  13. Animation Students Create a Rotoscoped Masterpiece From Taylor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Lite 98.7

    There's a million videos of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' - from the parodies to the ridiculous dance styles, and everything in between, but this is by far the BEST video done to this song. And all with the art of rotoscoping.

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  14. NRL: Warriors ready for Raiders battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Warriors insist they are keeping their feet on the ground after their impressive away win over the Gold Coast Titans and are determined to produce another strong showing against the Canberra Raiders at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday. Prop Jacob Lillyman and second-rower Bodene Thompson will celebrate a double milestone against the Raiders, with the Queensland State of Origin front-rower Lillyman making his 200th NRL appearance, and Kiwis forward Thompson will play his 100th first-grade match.

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  15. Lillyman, Thompson set for milestone match against RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Warriors insist they are keeping their feet on the ground following their impressive away win over the Gold Coast Titans and are determined to produce another strong showing against the Canberra Raiders at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday . Prop Jacob Lillyman and second-rower Bodene Thompson will celebrate a double milestone against the Raiders, with the Queensland State of Origin front-rower Lillyman making his 200th NRL appearance, and Kiwis forward Thompson will play his 100th first-grade match.

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  16. NSW Govt delivers Hunter infrastructure spending, but Labor insists priority projects are missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABC News

    The New South Wales budget will see $227 million spent on the Hunter's roads over the coming financial year. Money will go to the widening of Cormorant Road between Industrial Drive and Stockton Bridge, and there is a commitment to ensure continued construction of the eastbound New England Highway overpass of the Maitland railway station roundabout.

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  17. NSW budget to include $100m to progress Newcastle light rail plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABC News

    The Baird Government is pushing ahead with its light rail plans in Newcastle, with a major funding allocation expected in today's budget. More than $200 million will go into Hunter roads, with funds also likely to be set aside for the Lower Hunter hospital project at Metford, and the John Hunter Hospital's paediatric intensive care unit.

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  18. Appeals court rebukes judge for breastfeeding ban on mom who got a tattoo, overturns orderRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | ABA Journal

    An Australian judge is under fire for ordering a mother to stop breastfeeding her 11-month-old child because she got a tattoo. An appeals court on Friday unanimously overturned the order issued by Federal Circuit Judge Matthew Myers in the Newcastle case.

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  19. Massive solar-powered glasshouse in NSW set to employ refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | ABC News

    Construction is underway on Australia's biggest glasshouse, in the New South Wales Hunter Valley, which is solar powered and already providing employment opportunities for new migrants and refugees. Dutch investor Cor Disselkoen has developed glasshouses throughout the Netherlands and has brought in materials and labour for construction here.

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  20. Paddlers are battlers at Vancouver Dragon Boat FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Vancouver Sun

    ... seconds through to the final push. Leslie Wiles, who flew with more than a dozen of her teammates from Newcastle, Australia, to compete in the festival, explained the paddling pace she has committed to memory: "We do five long and strong at a 75 ...

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