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  1. Labor puts mine in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    LABOR'S commitment to the $16.5 billion Carmichael mine and the thousands of jobs it would bring to the North is under serious question. Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has ruled out funding the rail line connecting Abbot Point to the proposed coal mine - a move that would throw the massive project in doubt.

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  2. Rain, storms to drench regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a flood watch for residents and travellers between Townsville and Bundaberg, extending inland to Charters Towers and the Central Highlands. Flood Warning Operations Centre regional hydrology manager Chris MacGeorge said a low pressure system embedded in a trough over central Queensland was expected to deepen today.

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  3. Marijuana helped JCU lecturer unwind from stressful work lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    AFTER a long, hard day at the office, a James Cook University lecturer turned to marijuana and music to help him unwind. Dr Stephane Le Queux, a respected business and law scholar, yesterday told the Townsville Magistrates Court the drug helped him "get in the zone" and escape his stressful work life.

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  4. Severe storms forecast for central QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    Severe storms are forecast for large parts of central Queensland later today after separate cells battered townships west of Brisbane this afternoon. Large hailstones, damaging winds and possible flash flooding could hit Dalby, Emerald, Rockhampton, Mackay, Kingaroy, Biloela, Blackwater, Rolleston, Baralaba, Marlborough, St Lawrence and Sarina.

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  5. Minister promises lifeline for copper mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    Environment Minister Andrew Powell was on the campaign trail in Townsville when he announced plans to extend the life of Glencore's Mount Isa Mines copper smelter. Minister Powell said a 'simple' legislative change to the Environment Act can add four years to the smelter's life and save 1000 mining jobs in Mount Isa and Townsville.

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  6. Major parties woo agricultural vote in Queensland electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | ABC News

    The LNP government knows that one of its 'four pillars of the Queensland economy', agriculture, is looking a little shaky. It was elected in 2012 on a wave of expectation about its much-touted platform of boosting the state's four main industries: agriculture, tourism, resources and construction.

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  7. Promise & Promiscuity: adding anarchy to AustenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Blaze

    Janeites of Adelaide rejoice! Billed as a musical featuring "Breeches, Bonnets and Big Balls" Promise & Promiscuity follows the adventures of Miss Elspeth Slowtree as she battles literary snobbery, her mother's nerves and Cousin Horatio, all armed with a superior wit, blushing countenance and generally being quite brighta you knowa for a girl. "It has 33 Austen quotes throughout but is a brand new story borrowing heavily from Sense & Sensibility and Pride & Prejudice with Austen's life and letters as inspiration too," Ashton, tells GNN.

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  8. Drive to ease pain at pumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE RACQ is calling on the State Government to force petrol stations to advertise their actual price for fuel rather than discounted prices obtainable only with a shopper docket or a purchase in store. It comes amid concerns that the aggressive fuel discount docket wars are pushing up the price of petrol in Townsville.

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  9. Premier accuses ALP of 'personal attacks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    A SYDNEY family on holiday have been left stranded on a deserted pass in Otago without mobile phone reception after a local claiming they were driving erratically took their car keys. THE terrorism threat level for Australian police has been elevated to high, now matching the threat against the public, which rose in September.

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  10. Newman pledges $80m for tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Premier Campbell Newman denies he is trying to one-up Labor by promising Queenslanders $80 million in tourism funding in yet another big-spending election announcement. The Liberal National Party has already trumped Labor in other areas of the campaign, including promising $150 million for a new Townsville stadium after Labor committed $100 million.

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  11. Federal Labor minister in TownsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    SENIOR Federal Labor Minister Tania Plibersek says she makes no apologies for campaigning in Townsville and has called on the Prime Minister to do the same. Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman hit the campaign trail in Townsville this morning with Labor's three local candidates Scott Stewart, Aaron Harper and Coralee O'Rourke.

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  12. Brisbane weather: More rain expected on Tuesday after wet nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Forecaster Amber Young from the Weather Bureau said a southerly trough pushed north into Brisbane around 10pm on Monday night. "There were a few sparks around the city as well ... although most of it occurred through the bayside suburbs around Cleveland."

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  13. Have I got snooze for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    The call for a nana nap comes from academics including Karl Kruszelnicki, the J. Sumner Miller Fellow at Sydney University. He said while the practice was not common Down Under, it was the norm in places such as Spain, Italy and the Philippines and had substantial benefits.

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  14. Backpacker adds stealing to Aussie holiday itineraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    A POLISH backpacker can add jail to her list of Australian experiences, after police located a stash of stolen items in her room at Magnetic Island. After two nights in custody, Dorota Rachel pleaded guilty to three counts of stealing in the Townsville Magistrates Court yesterday.

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  15. Bad road behaviour is driving us madRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    MORE than 80 per cent of respondents to a Townsville Bulletin survey rate the driving of the city's motorists as average or poor. Out of 626 respondents to the Bulletin's State of the North survey, 47 per cent said the driving was average and 34 per cent voted poor.

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  16. Queensland Election: Premier visits Ipswich day before Labor launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Premier Campbell Newman has kicked off the first day of campaigning after the party launch with a relatively quiet day on the hustings. He made just two appearances before media on Monday, both to highlight new funding for the state's police and both as carefully controlled as has come to be expected.

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  17. Aurizon raises questions over government plan to use dredge spoil for rail works at Abbot PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Freight rail company Aurizon has raised concerns about the Queensland Government's proposal to use dredge spoil in the construction of railway embankments at the Abbot Point expansion project. The company has an agreement to build a rail line from the port, between Townsville and Mackay in North Queensland, to coal fields in the Galilee Basin.

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  18. Newman in boost for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S been coined a 'brain snap' and a 'Sarah Palin moment' by Bill Shorten. Joe Hockey has defended budget cuts because we'll soon be living to the age of 150.

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  19. Toughen up call onpublic housing woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    SEVEN nightmare public hou sing tenants in Townsville have been evicted in the past 18 months, but concerned residents say the policy is not tough enough. A total of 180 strikes have been issued to Housing Commission tenants since the State Government's three-strike policy was introduced in July 2013.

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  20. Palmer United Party to contest ThuringowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    ONE of Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery executives, Ian Ferguson, will contest the seat of Thuringowa for the Palmer United Party. The party made the announcement yesterday, with nominations to contest seats in the January 31 poll to be finalised today.

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