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  1. Steampunk convention winding down todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 |

    Shelly Dusic, health information specialist with the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program and the event organizer for Vandalia-Con Steampunk Convention, said steampunk is a way of life for many. "Steampunk is a genre of science fiction, kind of based on the Victoria era," she said.


  2. East Bay's Park It: The great outdoors offer Mom plenty this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Fremont Bulletin

    Mother's Day is this Sunday , and there are special programs planned at several East Bay Regional Parks in observance of it. Let's start at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, where farm moms will be in the spotlight from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday.


  3. St Andrews tops Victoria's rich listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 |

    ... a boycott of Bali amid the fury spawned by today's executions. ST ANDREWS in Melbourne's outer northeast has topped Victoria's list of high-wage earners, booting the blue-riband suburb of Toorak from top spot. The 655 taxpaying locals in the 3761 ...


  4. Critically endangered Leadbeater's possum hopes lie with proposed new national parkRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | ABC News

    ... achieve, as a new 'taskforce' attempts to negotiate the future of the logging industry in the central highlands of Victoria and the possible creation of a new national park. At stake are the misty mountain forests to the north and east of Melbourne. ...


  5. Former fire chief Ewan Waller urges Victorian government to keep burns targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... was unsafe to work because of fuel loads. The result was most of the park was burnt, with much at high intensity." Victoria's fuel-reduction burning regime has a target of treating 5 per cent of public land each year, on a rolling average. It ...


  6. 10 reasons to create the Great Forest National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    Thirty environmental, scientific and recreation groups have called on the new Victorian government to create the Great Forest National Park. The proposed park would add 355,000 hectares of protected forests to the existing 170,000 hectares of parks and protected areas in the Central Highlands of Victoria by amalgamating a group of smaller parks.


  7. Two photo books capture rich legacy of Hot SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | NWAonline

    Books of photographs are like bowls of peanuts: They're both well-suited for nibbling. And you may reach the end of the book or the bottom of the bowl before you realize it.


  8. East West Link could be revived by Premier's new infrastructure bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Canberra Times

    East West Link could be revived by one of the Victorian government's own agencies, renewing concern about Premier Daniel Andrews' efforts to abandon the controversial project. Labor has vowed to set up to a new independent body, Infrastructure Victoria, to ensure the state has a steady pipeline of major projects to meet the city's long-term demands.


  9. Swap meet offers up art, vintage photographs and electronicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Shirley Darvey displays A&W Root Beer mugs, vintage photographs and more at the Art + Tech Swap Meet on Saturday at 712 Innovations, 712 S. Kansas Ave. Jared Mollenkamp, second from left, had a technical booth Saturday at the Art + Tech Swap Meet at 712 Innovations, 712 S. Kansas Ave. Next to his booth, Kathy Scritchfield, of Beattie, displayed her artwork.


  10. Grade II listed building and former American Club at 95 Piccadilly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Leave a small gift for housekeeping, give your bellhop 5 per bag and NEVER do it in Japan: The ultimate guide to tipping Pack light, always carry lip balm and NEVER eat the food they serve on the plane: Jet-setting British model Zoe Huxford shares her travel advice Now that's a hazard! Historic golf course in Scotland begins repairs on massive sinkhole that nearly shut century-old club Castle stays that will make you feel like Cinderella! From China's Bavarian-style citadel to a place Queen Victoria adored Don't talk about pigs in Dubai, smoke outdoors and never snap your fingers at a waiter: Guide offers travel advice for Chinese tourists Fit for Little Red Riding Hood! Inside the 100-a-night 'fairytale' holiday homes on wheels A rooftop pitch, a view of Old Trafford and rooms from 50: Inside Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs' football-themed hotel Beat the winter blues, ... (more)


  11. Melbourne: Victorian gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... carnival week of the Melbourne Cup, Victorians love great sporting events. Photo / Getty Images In Aussie Rules-mad Victoria, 87,000 of them head along to watch State of Origin, which is about as foreign as sport can get for these people. It's an ...


  12. Ards' Tamara MacLeod with Lurgan's Jo-Anne WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Lisnagarvey did Ards a huge favour on Saturday when they held the Ulster Elks to a 1-1 draw at Jordanstown. After their midweek win over Pegasus, the Elks had become Ards main title challengers but they justify that tag only in name now.


  13. A welcome to new friends as Dudley boundaries changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Black Country Bugle

    THE 1960s saw great changes in the Black Country, not least because the old boundaries between the old townships were re-drawn. For centuries the Black Country had straddled south Staffordshire and north Worcestershire but on April 1, 1966, the old border between the two was moved and one town that had long prided itself on being in Worcestershire was then placed in Staffordshire.


  14. Event Guide: 62nd Jayco Herald Sun TourRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... fans with the ideal vantage point to watch the finish of the opening 2.1km KordaMentha Real Estate Prologue of Victoria's oldest stage race, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. Kicking off on Wednesday 4th February, riders will commence the individual time ...


  15. Restaurant review: Cubley Hall, PenistoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | IcChuddersfield

    ... to a fine gentleman's residence set in four acres of mature gardens, woods and grounds during the reign of Queen Victoria. It then became a children's home from the 1930s to 1980 and then, in 1982, it was transformed into the now well-known ...


  16. All the Australian highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 |

    Harness racing trainer David Thompson is looking seriously at the Victoria Cup after his stable star David Hercules won last the $250,000 Group 1 Fremantle Cup at Gloucester Park. It was the eight-year-old's 36th win from 96 starts and took his career earnings well past the $1 million mark to $1,099,044.


  17. NZ's young showjumpers make amends in AustraliaRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Horsetalk

    New Zealand's South Island Young Rider team has won the Juliet Scott Trophy at the weekend's Victoria Junior & Young Rider Championships. The team fell just short of winning the Inter-Country Challenge at the Boneo Park Equestrian Centre in Rosebud, but were pleased to get their hands back on the trophy donated by Cave's Juliet Scott in 2012.


  18. Firefighters praised, Victorians warned to stay alert for bushfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | ABC News

    Firefighters have been praised for their work to prevent a fast moving grass fire from damaging homes on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. The fire at Hastings came close to houses on Saturday and forced residents to evacuate, before being contained, along with several other fires in the state's west, which have been burning for the past two days.


  19. Homelessness increasing in Melbourne; family violence and expensive housing to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Age

    ... services for basic aid such as hot meals, most were not receiving help to get into their own home. Meanwhile across Victoria, the number of people seeking help from homeless services rose by 7430 to almost 100,000 in the year to the middle of 2014. ...


  20. Gordon Hensman's WeatherviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Black Country Bugle

    For the whole of my life we have been regaled with the image of a snow-covered landscape with a cheery little robin or two pecking at red berries of holly, with mistletoe berries draped across part of the scene. For those who live in Canada away from the west coast in British Columbia, there is nothing extraordinary about this picture it is what is expected in snowy Canada at Christmas.