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Tasmania, Australia Newswire

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  1. Fish Creek part of football's shrinking eco-systemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Tasmanian North East Football Union will have only two teams next year. The NEFU, as it is known, has been going since 1938.

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  2. Exploring a power station and its insect puzzleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | ABC News

    Some people are attracted by power and on the west coast of Tasmania it seems a certain pretty insect is too. Ladybirds, in their tens or hundreds of thousands, flock to the John Butters Power Station, south of Queenstown every spring.

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  3. When to see the Mersey II sail inRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Advocate

    SHIPPING enthusiasts from across Tasmania are expected to join North-West Coast residents on Sunday morning to welcome the Searoad Mersey II into its home port for the first time. It will dock in SeaRoad's terminal at East Devonport before starting a regular service to Melbourne on Tuesday evening.

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  4. Fish Creek part of football's shrinking eco-systemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    The Tasmanian North East Football Union will have only two teams next year. The NEFU, as it is known, has been going since 1938.

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  5. Jim Richards earns a Hall of Fame hat trickRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner

    Last week it was announced that Jim Richards would be inducted into the CAMS Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame on March 24 together with his long-time friend, and former team mate, Mark Skaife. When the induction takes place at Melbourne's Convention and Exhibition Centre, Richards will have achieved a very unique place in Australian motor sport history that is unlikely to ever to be matched.

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  6. Brekkie Blog | Friday, December 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A low to the southwest of Tasmania will move away to the east this morning as a high builds over the Bight, providing a strong and gusty southwesterly flow that will slowly ease during the day. The high will extend a ridge to the north of Tasmania tomorrow resulting in a westerly stream developing.

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  7. Google this: Lion quietly tells the story of an Indian orphan's search for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canada.com

    It's a small world, but you can still get lost in it. That's what happened to five-year-old Saroo in 1986, when he got trapped alone in a train carriage in the central Indian city of Khandwa, and wasn't able to escape until a stop in Calcutta, 1,500 kms away.

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  8. Silver lining for Tasmania in MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner

    At a rain-swept Lakeside Stadium, Launceston's Josh Harris and Victorian-based King Islander Stewart McSweyn joined a strong field in the feature event for the Australian 10,000m championship. McSweyn, who narrowly missed qualifying for the Rio Olympic steeplechase earlier this year, took second place behind Queensland's bearded Olympian Patrick Tiernan .

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  9. Double dose of gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Five of the six Cricket North West clubs get the chance to make a big impact on the Greater Northern Cup ladder with a double-header round scheduled for this weekend. Five of the six Cricket North West clubs get the chance to make a big impact on the Greater Northern Cup ladder with a double-header round scheduled for this weekend.

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  10. German spot power lifted by low wind output and increased export demandRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    German spot electricity price for next-day delivery rose on Thursday, lifted by a fall in renewable wind power production and increased export demand. Thomson Reuters data showed German wind supply will fall by up to 8 GW day-on-day to 14.3 GW on Friday.

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  11. Premier's push for Bendigo dealRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    FAST TRACKED: Premier Daniel Andrews with member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards and member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan at the Bendigo Train Station. The Victorian premier will campaign for Bendigo to become home to a new government agency at tomorrow's Council of Australian Governments national summit.

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  12. Labor pushes Ballarat for major city dealRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Courier

    The initiative, developed through the Council of Australian Governments , has seen the federal Liberal government enter into partnership with Western Sydney, Townsville and Launceston to improve livability, infrastructure and employment opportunities. The result has seen $150 million allocated for a rail corridor in Townsville, as well as significant infrastructure expenditure in Western Sydney.

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  13. Pete's Santa Run hits the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Santa run: Peter Auton with Santa and one of his helpers ahead of the Santa Run. Picture: Patrick Fahy What started out as a bit of a joke has turned into something much bigger for Ulverstone man Peter Auton.

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  14. New Zealand PGA Championship coming to Manawatu next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The New Zealand PGA golf championship is going to be at the Manawatu Golf Club next year. The parties who helped secure the tournament are NZ PGA general manager Dominic Sainsbury, left, Horizon Golf's Bruce Nicholson, Lawnmaster's John McOviney, Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith and Sport Manawatu chief executive Trevor Shailer, with the two trophies that will be on the line.a One of the biggest golf tournaments in the country, the New Zealand PGA Championship, will be held at the Manawatu Golf Club next year.

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  15. Quality cycling line-up ready for carnivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner

    Olympic medallists and one of the Tasmania's finest headline the Australian cycling contingent for the upcoming Christmas Carnivals series. South Australian Edmondson is a regular visitor, while McCulloch, from New South Wales, is back after a four-year break.

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  16. Birchall sticks with HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner

    Devonport's four-time premiership Hawk Grant Birchall has resisted the temptation of free-agency to recommit to the club. Hawthorn announced on Thursday that the 28-year-old had extended his contract with the club until the end of 2019.

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  17. Westbury faces big testRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner

    Greater Northern Cup ladder-leader Westbury travel to play Latrobe on Saturday in a first versus third contest between two of the form sides of the competition. Greater Northern Cup ladder-leader Westbury travel to play Latrobe on Saturday in a first versus third contest between two of the form sides of the competition.

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  18. Serendipity to thank for top shotRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    In flight: Alleah Maywald, 14, poses with her photo in this year's Reader's Snapshots Calendar. Picture: Brodie Weeding Patience is a virtue when it comes to capturing the perfect photograph and for Alleah Maywald a bit of persistence has paid off.

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  19. Strong cycling group for carnivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Olympic medallists and one of the Tasmania's finest headline the Australian cycling contingent for the upcoming Christmas Carnivals series. BACK FOR MORE: Sam Welsford will return to the Christmas Carnivals series, one of many big name cyclists that will take part.

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  20. Giants taking a leap forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner

    The inaugural Northern Futsal Challenge Cup was held at Elphin Sports Centre on Saturday with the best teams from around the state competing. The inaugural Northern Futsal Challenge Cup was held at Elphin Sports Centre on Saturday with the best teams from around the state competing.

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