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  1. Perth Test: There will be pace and bounce, says Mitchell JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    The Optus Stadium here is all set for a Test debut on Friday when it hosts Game Two of the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. And there won't be any shortage of pace, according to former Aussie pacer Mitchell Johnson.

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  2. Starc workout contradicts calm over concerns for Australian spearheadRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Age

    Mitchell Starc put Australia's struggling batsmen through their paces on Wednesday in a training session which revealed plenty about the concerns the hosts are taking into the second Test. As captain Tim Paine watched from the dressing room, senior paceman Starc was part of a group undergoing centre-wicket practice at the WACA in a move at odds with the team's public statements over the left-arm quick.

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  3. 'I got sucked in': Harris reveals plan to combat Indian bowlersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Marcus Harris earned his baggy green as a batsman for Victoria but the opener is undoubtedly a West Australian at heart, making this week extra special. Harris' first home Test starts in Perth on Friday, when Australia attempt to level their four-Test series against India.

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  4. For over an hour, a prisoner cried out for help as she gave birth locked in her cellRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    In a maximum security prison cell on a 33-degree day, a woman was forced to have her baby alone while pleading for help for over an hour to the guards watching through a gap in the locked cell door. Those are the disturbing findings released today in a damning assessment from the West Australian prison watchdog into an incident that took place in March this year.

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  5. 'Dinosaurs' with an art for saving historyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Master painter Gary Lancaster's heritage expertise has allowed him to restore and conserve some of Adelaide and Australia's iconic buildings These are among the words that describe Gary Lancaster and Geoff Turner, heritage "artists" who have a combined 85 years' experience restoring and conserving notable buildings such as Ayers House, the State Library, Government House and the nationally-significant Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital in NSW. Their skills cover gilding, heraldry, wallpapering and tromp l'oeil - painting that creates the illusion an object or scene is real.

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  6. Local woodchips keep swimmers warm as pool switches to renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    Renewable energy in the form of woodchip biofuel is keeping swimmers warm when they do their laps at a community swimming pool on Western Australia's south coast. The Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre is heated by burning woodchips from local plantations, significantly reducing its reliance on gas and saving the City of Albany about $50,000 a year.

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  7. India vs Australia: Coach Langer 'fascinated' by new Perth pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Coach Langer is under immense pressure from the media as well as fans to stem the rot in Australian cricket The Aussies are winless in their last six Tests and Langer is pinning all his hopes on the virgin pitch at the Optus Stadium PERTH: Coach Justin Langer is under immense pressure from the media as well as fans to stem the rot in Australian cricket. The Aussies are winless in their last six Tests and Langer is pinning all his hopes on the virgin pitch here at the newly-constructed Optus Stadium to draw level with India in the four-Test series.

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  8. Former AFL star Ben Cousins facing new drug charges over earlier arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Fallen AFL premiership player Ben Cousins is facing two new drug charges stemming from his arrest earlier this year over an alleged family violence incident in Perth. The 40-year-old drug addict was arrested in August during a disturbance at a Canning Vale house and was later allegedly found with 13 grams of methylamphetamine hidden in his rectum.

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  9. Sexuality, body image, culture explored by regional youth in Heywire storytelling competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC News

    How do you tell your mum you're gay? What does it feel like to be born with a body people stare at? Can a long walk with your grandfather keep your family's culture alive? These are just some of the challenges young people in rural and regional Australia grapple with in raw and intimate stories from the ABC's 2019 Heywire winners. "I never had belief in myself until I heard I won, I'm starting to believe myself now," he said.

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  10. Why cooperatives like the one in Gnowangerup, WA, are key to saving business in the bushRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The small Western Australian community of Gnowangerup is a world away from the cooperative breweries and wholefood stores dotting inner-city streets. But the 600-strong community, 350 kilometres south-east of Perth, is using the same cooperative business model used by these trendy ventures to save its ailing businesses.

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  11. Study could lead to a potential new way of treating sepsisRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medical News

    Funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation -- Australasia and the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation, the study will help clinicians better understand how patients in Australia and New Zealand are currently managed and could lead to a potential new way of treating the life-threatening illness. Study co-leader, Gold Coast Health Emergency Specialist Professor Gerben Keizjers said he was hopeful the study would lead to a major treatment change for sepsis, which affects an estimated 18,000 Australians each year, causes more than 5000 deaths and costs the national healthcare system more than $700 million each year.

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  12. Australia favourites to win second Test: PontingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Perth, Dec 11 : Despite India winning the first Test, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels the hosts will have an upper hand in the second Test beginning here on Friday. India defeated Australia by 31 runs in the opening match to take a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series.

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  13. The A - Z of summer in WARead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    The holiday period is here and there's plenty of activities to dive into, places to explore and natural attractions across the State to check out. The summer holiday period is here and there's an A to Z of activities to dive into, places to explore and natural attractions across the State to check out, not to mention the best of Perth when it comes to food, dining, music, sport and cinema.

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  14. Need to face challenge to get back: Mitchell Marsh on being droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Dubai [UAE], Dec 11 : After being dropped from the first Test against India, Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh on Tuesday stated that one has to face the challenge of getting back into the team. I was obviously very disappointed to miss out in the first Test, but I understood the reasons why.

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  15. 'Great for Test cricket': Fiery deck tipped for second TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Justin Langer wants the fire and brimstone characteristics that made the WACA pitch famous carried through to new Perth Test venue Optus Stadium as the Border-Gavaskar Trophy goes on the line in the west. Australia's Test squad arrived in Perth on Tuesday night with an emphasis on freshening up before the second of back-to-back Tests starting Friday against an Indian side that appears more at ease in Australian conditions than previous touring parties.

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  16. India outplayed us in series opener: Justin LangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CricketCountry.com

    Australia coach Justin Langer has praised the tough attitude of his young side in the 31-run loss in the first Test against India , but added that the visitors thoroughly outplayed them in the series opener of the four-match series. Langer also hoped for a juicy wicket at the new Perth stadium that will host its first-ever Test from Friday.

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  17. Cricket Briefs: Kohli's anniversary gesture, Warne backs Stoinis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    English cricket legend Michael Vaughan has revealed Indian captain Virat Kohli gave up his business seats to Perth to allow the Indian pace attack more room on their flight from Adelaide. It may have only been a three-hour flight but it was a classy gesture for a man who cricket writer Robert Craddock called "the most influential man in the game" on Fox Cricket's Cricket 360 following the end of the first Test.

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  18. Langer predicts fast, bouncy deck in Perth ahead of second TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Australian coach Justin Langer expects the Perth Stadium wicket will provide plenty of pace and bounce for the team's quicks as the hosts look to level the Test series against India. Australia's pace unit were outperformed by a vastly improved Indian attack in Adelaide as the tourists claimed a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series.

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  19. WA doctor survived on cave water while lost in dense jungle on Christmas IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    A West Australian doctor holidaying on Christmas Island has been found by search teams after being reported missing in dense tropical jungle since the weekend. Katherine Comparti, a doctor from the South West WA town of Narrogin, had been surviving on water from a cave and a handful of snacks when she was discovered after an extensive search and rescue operation.

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  20. Shastri makes crude remark but India buoyed ahead of Perth TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    While India coach Ravi Shastri spent Tuesday fending off bouncers about a crude remark he made on a live broadcast, his team has begun mentally preparing for what shapes as a green and spicy wicket when the new Perth Stadium makes its Test debut this week. The tourists arrived in Perth on Tuesday, having spent the previous night celebrating after taking a 1-0 series lead in Adelaide.

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