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  1. Just a few pieces of plastic can kill sea turtlesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... food absorption. Mark Hamann, a turtle expert and associate professor at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, said he hoped that studies like this one would provide a sense of the scope of the problem. In some areas with high levels of ...

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  2. Fortnite helps police officer forge life-saving bond with boy in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    For the past four years, Constable Luke Southgate has patrolled Townsville streets in north Queensland responding to crime and violence. "You squad up with four people and most of the time I'm playing with other police officers from work, so we also use it as a destressing tool."

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  3. This tiny, invasive lizard is all over your house, and there's not much you can do about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Asian house geckos are one of the most successful invasive species in Australia, and biologists are concerned they're spreading from suburbia into bushland. Curious Brisbane was asked to look into the impact of these prolific lizards, and what, if anything, can be done about them.

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  4. Daylight saving time: the controversy that (still) divides a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    It's not long now until some states in Australia will wind their clocks forward for daylight saving, paving the way for six months of long, luxurious evenings, playing sport, taking a stroll, or maybe having a nice glass of wine in the late sunshine. Daylight saving has been a feature of Australian life since at least 1971 and in the states that have it - all but Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory - people think of it as just a normal part of life.

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  5. Other sport Finch praises Maxwell for snub response Aaron Finch has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Seymour Telegraph

    Even shock selection Aaron Finch admits he feels sorry for Glenn Maxwell after he was overlooked for Australia's Test series against Pakistan. But Finch believes Maxwell's fighting 80 for Victoria in the domestic one-day tournament shows the allrounder has already taken selectors' criticism on board.

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  6. Lonely Planet reveals the best spots to see 300 of the world's most amazing creaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Daily Mail

    The A To Z of Watching Wildlife, published by Lonely Planet, was written by acclaimed British biologists Amy-Jane Beer and Mark Carwardine and in total, 300 'exciting and unusual creatures' are featured. The experts provide details around each critter and reveal some of the lesser-known places on the map where travellers can find them.

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  7. Watch: Cameron White gets struck on the throat with beamer; scares cricketing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | DNA India

    In a moment that scared the world of cricket and reminded the world of the horro that resulted in former Australia opener Phil Hughes' death, Victoria and Australia batsman Cameron White was struck on the throat during a limited overs game after a beamer was bowled at him.

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  8. Clive Palmer splashing cash as he attempts political comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Clive Palmer is attempting a spectacular comeback into federal politics, promising to spend millions of dollars at the next election and trying to register the United Australia Party , which already has a senator and is recruiting candidates. Expect to see plenty more of his "Make Australia Great" billboards popping up across the country, along with television and radio advertisements on high rotation.

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  9. Will Sutherland routs Queensland after Glenn Maxwell smashes 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | CricketCountry.com

    Glenn Maxwell , left out of Australia 's Test squad for the upcoming Pakistan Tests at the UAE , bashed the Queensland bowlers in the JLT One-Day Cup match at Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville for a 91-ball 80. Maxwell hit eight fours and a six against an attack consisting of international cricketers Billy Stanlake , Mitchell Swepson , and Jack Wildermuth . His fourth-wicket stand of 101 with Nick Maddinson helped Victoria put on 240.

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  10. Test surplus Glenn Maxwell gets back to winning ways with VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | CricketCountry.com

    Dropped from Australia's Test squad last week, Glenn Maxwell has begun to channel his disappointment into winning games of cricket for Victoria as he bids for a recall. In his first match since being dropped , Maxwell scored 80 off 91 balls to set up Victoria's 13-run win over Queensland in the JLT One-Day Cup, Asked about the feeling of being discarded from Australia's Test squad for the tour of the UAE to face Pakistan, Maxwell said his focus was getting points on the table for his state.

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  11. 'I'M not Buying it': ScoMo takes aim at big population fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has hit out at a pervasive myth that sits at the heart of Australia's immigration debate. The Prime Minister has suggested a region by region approach may be the best way to tackle migration and the surging population growth in Sydney and Melbourne.

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  12. Supreme Court judge steps down from Clive Palmer caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | ABC News

    Businessman Clive Palmer has succeeded in his bid to have a Supreme Court Judge in Brisbane removed from an upcoming trial related to the 2016 collapse of Queensland Nickel. Federal Government appointed liquidator PPB Advisory is seeking to recover hundreds of millions of dollars from Mr Palmer and 20 other defendants over the closure of the Townsville refinery, which led to more than 800 job losses.

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  13. Foodstuffs halts distribution of Australian strawberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. Foodstuffs stops distribution of Aussie strawberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Otago Daily Times

    Foodstuffs is halted the distribution of Australian strawberries in New Zealand after sewing needles were found in the fruit sold in supermarkets across the Tasman. The move comes after a massive recall across the Tasman, where strawberries were pulled from the shelves of a number of supermarkets after needles found in five states.

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  15. Maxwell shines for Vics as Test aspirants flex musclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Victoria have opened the domestic cricket season with a 13-run win over Queensland in a match that provided contrasting experiences for Australia's Test aspirants. Glenn Maxwell provided a statement of intent to national selectors by top- scoring in Sunday's match, hitting a confident 80 from 91 balls to help his side to 240 from 48.3 overs at Riverway Stadium in Townsville.

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  16. Needle found in SA strawberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | NEWS.com.au

    SOUTH Australia has been drawn into the strawberry sabotage after a needle was found today, making it the fifth Australian state and territory to be impacted. The Queensland Government is now offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest as the contamination of strawberries spreads nationwide.

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  17. Maxwell makes statement after Test axingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Mercury

    GLENN Maxwell insists his half-century to guide Victoria to a dramatic 16-run victory in their JLT Cup clash with Queensland wasn't a message to the Australian Test selectors. Cricket: Cameron White was unable to get out of the way of a Billy Stanlake full toss in the JLT One-Day Cup but was okay to bat on GLENN Maxwell insists his half-century to guide Victoria to a dramatic 16-run victory in their JLT Cup clash with Queensland at Riverway Stadium wasn't a message to the Australian Test selectors.

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  18. Glenn Maxwell produces ultimate response to Test snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Yahoo!

    Test discard Glenn Maxwell began his bid for a return to international cricket in impressive fashion as Victoria defeated Queensland in the opening one-day cup match of the season. In hot conditions at Riverway Stadium in Townsville on Sunday, Victoria were bowled out for a scratchy 240 from 48.3 overs.

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  19. Australian cricketer Cameron White is struck in the head by a ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Mail on Sunday

    PICTURED: 'Sweet and humble' Brazilian student, 26, killed in first fatal shark attack in Cape Cod in more than 80 years as he bodyboarded in six-feet of water 'Serial killer' Border Patrol agent is charged with two-week killing spree in which he 'murdered four sex workers and attempted a fifth before she escaped and raised the alarm' Niece of 72-year-old woman who helped husband kidnap Elizabeth Smart and encouraged him as he raped her daily says her family WON'T take her in as she prepares for prison release Father of teen slain by MS-13 sobs at the site where SUV driver hit and killed the girl's mother after a dispute over the placement of her memorial The world's largest ocean cleanup officially begins as $20million 'Pac-Man' system is deployed to eat up plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Trinitarios member, 28, from the same gang responsible for machete slaying of Bronx ... (more)

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  20. JLT One-Day Cup: Glenn Maxwell finds one-day form for Victoria after Test snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NEWS.com.au

    Glenn Maxwell began his bid for a return to international cricket in impressive fashion as the domestic season opened in Townsville on Sunday. TEST discard Glenn Maxwell began his bid for a return to international cricket in impressive fashion as the domestic season opened in Townsville on Sunday.

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