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  1. Horses and healingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Most of us enjoy having other animals around us. Now there's a field that engages animals with humans in a therapeutic relationship.

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  2. Missing girl, 5, with blonde hair was abducted from her home in South MackayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Overweight woman-turned-fitness guru drops 75lbs and slims down to a size ZERO after being left heartbroken by a friend Osama Bin Laden's 'stepmother and sister among four killed' after their private jet crashes into a UK car auction when it overshot the runway as it tried to land Yazidi boy, four, is forced to join ISIS terror camp to learn Sharia Law, the Koran and given sword to behead his own MOTHER Pictured: The new Taliban leader after Afghanistan revealed former commander Mullah Omar died from an 'unspecified illness' two years ago Coast Guard suspends search for two fourteen-year-old boys who went missing during unaccompanied fishing trip seven days ago Revenge of the bulletproof armadillo: Texas man shot after bullet he fired at animal ricocheted off its shell and hit him EXCLUSIVE: American marketing executive, 39, was on a luxury vacation with her boyfriend in Cape Town when ... (more)

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  3. Abduction alert for young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Townsville Bulletin

    POLICE say they are seeking urgent public assistance to find a five-year-old girl taken from Tay St in South Mackay at 12.30am today. Shania Temple was believed to be with a man and teenage girl possibly travelling in a car and "may be at risk", police said in a child abduction alert.

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  4. Lockout laws will shift troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE Palaszczuk Government is under pressure to scrap plans for a 1am lockout after being warned of increased alcohol-fuelled violence and out-of-control parties in Townsville's suburbs. The chair of Townsville City Council's Healthy and Safe City Committee, Cr Gary Eddiehausen has recently returned from a fact-finding mission and is convinced the measures implemented in Sydney's Kings Cross wouldn't work in Townsville.

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  5. Beaches cleared of oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Townsville Bulletin

    BEACHES are reopening, but there are concerns for what effects a North Queensland oil spill will have on the Great Barrier Reef. A sea bird died on Thursday night because of the effects of the spill, which occurred near Cape Upstart over two weeks ago.

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  6. Emerald man jailed over sledgehammer deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    A man from Emerald, in central Queensland, who bashed his housemate to death with a sledgehammer, has been jailed for seven and a half years. A Supreme Court jury in Rockhampton took seven hours to find David John Cooper not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of Ernie Peterson, 36, in Emerald in 2013.

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  7. Timeline of Queensland Rail's highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    Queensland's first locomotive burnt wood, however in 1870 the government issued a directive to use coal, some of which came from Ipswich. A major safety innovation was introduced for passenger trains.

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  8. Caravan removed from blast siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Townsville Bulletin

    The scorched chassis of the caravan is hoisted on to a truck as the Mount Isa blast site is cleaned up. Pic: Jack Tran VOLUNTEER clean-up crews have replaced forensics this morning at the site of a triple fatality caravan explosion in Mount Isa.

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  9. 'I can't leave my children'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NEWS.com.au

    BRONWYN Bishop has apologised to the Australian people for taking a $5000 helicopter ride and says she will also pay back expenses she claimed to attend several weddings. EMBATTLED Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has apologised to the Australian people for chartering a helicopter from Melbourne to Geelong at taxpayer expense.

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  10. Country Hour for Wednesday 29 July, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ABC News

    Complaints to Australia's fair work ombudsman from working holiday makers have increased five-fold since 2011-12. The ombudsman investigated over 1,000 complaints from 417 visa holders and recovered more than $340,000 for workers.

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  11. Trial begins for man accused of sledgehammer murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ABC News

    Up to 16 witnesses are expected to give evidence in the Supreme Court trial of a man charged with murdering his housemate with a sledgehammer at Emerald, in central Queensland. Eyewitnesses, police officers and medical professionals are among the list of witnesses expected to give evidence at the trial of David John Cooper.

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  12. Dad considers legal action over toddler deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | ABC News

    The father of a central Queensland toddler is considering legal action over his daughter's death after a hospital transfer to Rockhampton three years ago. Ruby Chen, 3, was initially admitted to the Blackwater Hospital with fever in 2012 but after her condition worsened medical staff decided to transfer her by rescue helicopter.

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  13. CQUniversity opens stage two of health clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | ABC News

    The $6.4 million development of the university's practical learning clinic offers oral health therapy, podiatry and speech pathology. "One thing we know is that if we train allied health professionals in regional settings then they're much more likely to go on and gain employment in those regional settings," she said.

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  14. Bruce Highway flood-proofing a step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | ABC News

    The longest bridge in regional Queensland, the 1.6 kilometre South Yeppen Crossing, south of Rockhampton, will open to traffic later this week. "This has been a spot where there's been considerable difficulties with floods, sometimes extending over many days, indeed many weeks," he said.

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  15. Ruby's life lost for the sake of $1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | NEWS.com.au

    UPDATE : Witnesses in committal proceedings over the murder of French student Sophie Collombet have recalled using the drug ice and drinking alcohol with her accused murderer. CHANNEL 10 has made significant changes to its company leadership, with CEO and chairman Hamish McLennan out and his job split in two.

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  16. Rush Hour: The stories you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | NEWS.com.au

    SHE'S known for courting attention but socialite Brynne Edelsten will be hoping for a more low key performance as she faces a Perth court today. POLICE are tracing the origins of the fabric used to make a distinctive homemade quilt, which was found with the remains of a child on the side of a highway.

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  17. Steve Jeffress wins Rockhampton Pro-AmRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | ISeeekGolf

    After starting the final round in a share of the lead, Gold Coast based Steven Jeffress has fired the round of the day to claim the 2015 Ian Weigh Toyota Rockhampton Pro-Am. The current Fiji International champion finished at 19 under par, four shots ahead of Lincoln Tighe.

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  18. Mayor pushes for Fitzroy Agricultural CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | ABC News

    The Mayor of the Banana Shire, in central Queensland, says the Fitzroy Agricultural Corridor project is essential to the region's future. The estimated $400 million project would see construction of the new Rookwood Weir and the raising of the existing Eden Bann, west of Rockhampton.

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  19. Jobs market sours up north: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jobs are less plentiful than they have been in northern Australia but employers are still having trouble finding and keeping staff, a government survey has found. The report, based on a survey of 2,000 employers, found that labour market conditions had deteriorated across northern Australia as the mining investment boom winds down.

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  20. Rockhampton throws hat in the ring for relocated R and D instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | ABC News

    A central Queensland Regional Development Organisation has partnered with Central Queensland University, to put forward Rockhampton as the new home of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation . RIRDC is to be moved from Canberra where it is currently based, following an announcement by Federal Agriculture, Minister Barnaby Joyce, that the institute would be better run in regional Australia.

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