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  1. One title Perth is happy to loseRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    PERTH has finally shaken its tag of Australia's methamphetamine capital, with a report showing that Adelaide residents are now bigger consumers of the drug. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission compared meth use across all Australian capital cities and found Perth had dropped to second, followed by Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

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  2. WA Merinos set pace for Sheep ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Stud representative John Sherlock and Lewisdale principal Ray Lewis, of Wickepin, with Lewisdale Cohen 65, which was judged the grand champion Poll Merino ram at the 2017 Australian Sheep and Wool Show at Bendigo. Picture: Bob Garnant The success of WA Merino breeders at the recent Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria, is a strong indicator of the quality to be presented at the Rabobank WA Sheep Expo & Sale to be held at Katanning on August 17 and 18. Some of the strong contenders vying for top awards at the Expo will include a four-tooth fine-medium wool Poll Merino ram, from the Lewisdale stud, Wickepin.

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  3. NW wool industry stalwarts truck onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Terry Wilkinson, John Moore, Peter Letch, Doug Kennedy, Darryl Grey, David Sears and Barry Mainwaring with an old circa 1950's Bedford truck. Picture: Simon Santi They are the former shearers, wool classers and rouseabouts that braved the heat, isolation and warm beer of the North West.

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  4. Still building bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Looking back on a career spanning 50 years, Richard Wittenoom quips that there has been a lot of water under the bridge. In that time he has helped to build countless roads, houses and other structures, and of course bridges - including the one over Geegelup Brook.

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  5. Navios Group Rolls Out Containers DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marine News

    Navios Group has launched Navios Containers, a vehicle dedicated to the container sector. Navios Containers has the right to acquire all containerships offered to the Group, said Angeliki Frangou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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  6. Twins share boyfriend, aim to get pregnant by him at same timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    The "world's most identical twins" Lucy and Anna DiCinque have gone viral after revealing they want to become pregnant at the same time by the boyfriend they have shared for five years. The "world's most identical twins" Lucy and Anna DiCinque have gone viral after revealing they want to become pregnant at the same time by the boyfriend they have shared for five years.

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  7. Where to go if you ... like cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    It's hard to beat travelling by bike. By car, you can blink and miss entire villages or attractions you hadn't known existed.

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  8. Fed cash boost to smokes programRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A new report outlining the findings of a program offered in regional areas across the State, including Port Hedland, has indicated a positive outcome towards closing the gap in indigenous health. The Tackling Indigenous Smoking program has provided grants in 37 urban, regional, and remote areas to assist communities to develop anti-smoking campaigns.

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  9. Rovers narrow gap on second spotRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Rovers have moved within two points of Phoenix in the Great Southern Soccer Association men's open competition standings after downing last year's champions 3-1 at the North Road soccer grounds last Saturday afternoon. With the sides locked 1-1 at half-time, Rovers were able to break free in the second half to knock home two goals and claim victory.

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  10. Inquest uncovers horrors of Kimberley lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Life in Western Australia's remote Aboriginal communities was repeatedly presented as a horrific dystopia throughout last week's inquest into the suicides of 13 young indigenous people. WA Government child protection worker Rosalee Webb was talking about a 13-year-old Aboriginal girl who killed herself in 2013 in Kalumburu, the northern-most human settlement in WA.

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  11. ESPN's Ric Flair 30 for 30 to premiere Nov. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    NOVEMBER 24: Ric Flair looks on while awaiting the entrance of Hulk Hogan during the Hulkamania Tour at the Burswood Dome on November 24, 2009 in Perth, Australia. PERTH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ric Flair looks on while awaiting the entrance of Hulk Hogan during the Hulkamania Tour at the Burswood Dome on November 24, 2009 in Perth, Australia.

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  12. Father of Australian tennis star accused of child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    In this Jan. 3, 2005, file photo, Nikolaos Philippoussis sits in the stands watching his son, Mark Philippoussis, play in the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth, Australia. A San Diego County sheriff's official says the father of a retired Australian tennis star has been arrested on suspicion of molesting two children, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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  13. Temporary housing in decline: dataRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    More Port Hedland people are living in permanent housing as the effects of the end of the mining boom are starting to be seen. The total number of homes in South Hedland increased by 62 per cent between 2006 and 2016, while the number of Port Hedland homes increased by 28 per cent during the same period.

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  14. Truckies engage grey nomadsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Qube road train operator Nick Cations and Pilbara regional manager Adam Brough with Dampier Salt drivers Zane Wilson and Bodie Broun. Picture: Taylar Amonini Barriers were broken down last week as truck drivers met with Hedland's grey nomads in a safety awareness discussion at the Turf Club's overflow camp site.

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  15. Pamper day helps make many wishes come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Make-A-Wish Port Kennedy store co-coordinator Wendy Mills is looking forward to the Ladies Pamper Day to raise much needed funds for the organisation. Picture: Emily Sharp.

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  16. Euthanasia: WA parliament to consider end-of-life legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Western Australia is one step closer to legalising euthanasia, after Mandurah MP David Templeman said a plan to establish a parliamentary inquiry into end-of-life legislation would be debated in August.

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  17. Somali-American officer caught in the crosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor shot and killed Justine Damond, an Australian woman living in Minneapolis, on July 15 after Damond called 911. The same people who demonize black victims of police shootings accept and support the standard police narrative - he followed the police shooting protocols; the police officer feared for his life; he puts his life on the line every day.

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  18. Polota-Nau still a forceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    A transfer to an endangered provincial team in the rugby backwater of Perth has proved an unlikely catalyst for Tatafu Polota-Nau's return to the Wallabies front row after an injury-plagued season. After 11 successive campaigns at Sydney-based Super Rugby side New South Wales Waratahs, the veteran hooker was poised to sign for English side Bristol last year, looking to rejuvenate a career he felt had grown stale.

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  19. Composer Tim Minchin on Matilda, music and meeting Paul McCartneyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    After eight years, hundreds of interviews and countless shows , it's hard to believe that composer Tim Minchin has yet to tire of talking about Matilda the Musical . At least, not in general terms.

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  20. Twins share a boyfriend, aim to get pregnant at the same timeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The "world's most identical twins" Lucy and Anna DiCinque have gone viral after revealing they want to become pregnant at the same time by the boyfriend they have shared for five years. The "world's most identical twins" Lucy and Anna DiCinque have gone viral after revealing they want to become pregnant at the same time by the boyfriend they have shared for five years.

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