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  1. Sports and abstract appeal drawing tourists to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    But many visitors are unhappy with the number of homeless people on the streets, ugly graffiti and the confusing myki system. Melbourne prides itself on being the world's most liveable city, however a Herald Sun survey featuring dozens of tourists revealed mixed results.

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  2. Our pick of what's on around town this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Canberra Times

    The music director of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Australian World Orchestra at a special show in Melbourne. Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena makes her Australian debut at the concert, which features two Debussy works and Bruckner's Symphony No.8. The Australian World Orchestra features Australian musicians who are regular performers in orchestras around the world, as well as members of Australia's state orchestras.

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  3. Brands Collective adds Elwood to its fashion stableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Turnaround specialist Anchorage Capital Partners has swooped on faded Melbourne fashion label Elwood and revealed plans to restore its street cred. The private equity group will finalise a deal with the label's present owners, Peter and David Vial, early next week, giving it control of Elwood along with women's lifestyle label Elka Collective.

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  4. Bronwyn Bishop apologises for travel expense claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: It was a very different Bronwyn Bishop from the defiant figure who fronted a press conference two weeks ago. Then she refused to apologise for chartering a helicopter to a political fundraiser and said repaying the $5,000 cost along with a penalty was apology enough.

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  5. St Kilda captain Nick Riewoldt to miss game against Port Adelaide,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Age

    Hampered by niggling calf issues, Nick Riewoldt will miss St Kilda's clash with Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval on Sunday while midfield star David Armitage is in some doubt after missing training on Thursday. Saints skipper Riewoldt suffered a low grade calf strain in his side's loss to Greater Western Sydney three weeks ago.

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  6. Sephora to open first Melbourne storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The new store will be the first opportunity for Melbournians to get their hands on cult beauty products such as the Kat Von D range and Marc Jacobs Beauty since the Sephora came to Australia last December. The brand shared the news on its Facebook page this morning, telling Melbourne fans "the wait is over", and to expect to be able to do their Christmas shopping at the new store.

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  7. Fruit bats fighting to hang aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NEWS.com.au

    THE mother of the teenager who called Adam Goodes an "ape" has called for the booing to stop but claims the Sydney Swan brought it upon himself. IT'S a high school art project that has been branded a "disgraceful act" and has set off a bitter debate that has divided a town.

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  8. No choppers here: Malcolm Turnbull takes the train to GeelongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Age

    How many train fares to Geelong can you get for a $5000 helicopter ride? More than 300 return trips, if you're travelling off peak. Malcolm Turnbull is well known for using public transport to get from A to B, and for letting the public know about it through social media.

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  9. Study casts a watchful eye on young driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NEWS.com.au

    YOUNG motorists tracked by car spying technology will get cash bonuses for safe driving, in a study that could revolutionise insurance pricing. Mark Stevenson, professor of urban transport and public health at the University of Melbourne's School of Design, will lead research to explore whether regular feedback on driving habits and financial incentives improves behaviour behind the wheel.

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  10. Her ancestor's cruel fate spurred a quest for modern-day justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    On 14 January 1818 three children stood before the judge in the Old Bailey accused of theft of one writing-desk, five watches, twenty-three spoons, one pair of sugar tongs, four brooches, six seals and two rings, the property of James Keat , of 2 Crown Street, St Ann's, Westminster. The accused were Mary Alder, 18, James Alder, 14, and Sarah Wilson, 18. It is recorded that, in a trial that lasted barely ten minutes, Mary, who had been raised in slums, stood up to the Crown, and the court, to defend her younger brother.

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  11. Sausage or broccoli on your pizza? How decision frames influence people's food ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Whether restaurant customers have the option to add sausage or broccoli to their pizzas or make healthier substitutions to their salads or sandwiches ultimately can make or break a food retailer. A paper forthcoming in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Retailing seeks to explain the way people decide to customize their food orders and the implications for retailers and customers alike.

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  12. Call for Darwin to Palmo light railRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Northern Territory News

    Darwin businessman Harry Maschke has called on the Northern Territory and Federal governments to fund a $5 million feasibility study into light rail between Darwin and Palmerston to avoid impending chaos. "We need to take advantage of a railway system.

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  13. Level crossing removals bring upheavalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | NEWS.com.au

    THIS week the government will sign off on an urgent shipbuilding plan that will dramatically beef up Australia's navy. And part of the reason why is China.

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  14. Why the daggiest place in Australia is actually coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S long been the butt of many jokes, the punching bag for Australia's more esteemed cities, but has this place become cool? WHO needs to travel overseas when we've got all of these incredible locations to see and capture right on our own doorstep? EIGHT people are stuck overseas and 71 customers could lose up to $240,000 as the fallout from Fremantle's Sky Air Services' financial woes continues. WHEN a beautiful woman took her seat in 11B and then reached for an airsickness bag, fellow flyers could not have expected what was about to happen.

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  15. Inside the Langham high tea from hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NEWS.com.au

    SATURDAY, July 11, was set to be a tempestuous, stormy day in Melbourne with freezing high winds forecast to rage through the city from Port Phillip Bay, but Prue Dimitry was at home slipping on her very best high heels. The mother of two young children had hardly been out of her Essendon home on her own for weeks and so, naturally, she had been looking forward to the chance to attend a birthday Chocolate High Tea at the prestigious Langham Hotel on the edge of the Yarra River on Melbourne's Southbank.

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  16. Rubik's Cube Champion Feliks Zemdegs On Whether Puzzles And Intelligence Are LinkedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Huffington Post

    Over the weekend, Feliks Zemdegs of Australia took home his second straight Rubik's Cube world title at the 2015 Rubik's Cube World Championship in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 19-year-old solved the traditional three-by-three cube at an average speed of 7.56 seconds -- one time just barely missing the world record of 5.25 seconds.

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  17. Five ways we can achieve country happy in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | NEWS.com.au

    Brothers Jimmy and Rocky Rugari are proof good customer service is alive and well in the city. Picture: Tait Schmaal.

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  18. Hyatt Announces Plans for a Hyatt Place Hotel in MelbourneRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Wire

    Upon its expected 2017 opening, Hyatt Place Melbourne will be the country's first Hyatt Place hotel. Hyatt Place Melbourne will be located in the Essendon Fields development, which is quickly becoming the epicenter of business in Melbourne's northwest region, and guests of the hotel will enjoy convenient access to Tullamarine International Airport.

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  19. Population query over passenger numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Fairfield City Champion

    IT IS highly likely that Badgerys Creek will be handling only domestic passengers for the first few years of operation, a risk analysis of the proposed development shows. IT IS highly likely that Badgerys Creek will be handling only domestic passengers for the first few years of operation, a risk analysis of the proposed development shows.

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  20. Maggot mortifies Aldi shopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NEWS.com.au

    UPDATE : THE Prime Minister is among many who have expressed shock at the sudden death of Federal MP Don Randall in rural WA. IT'S NOT good form to turn up to a job interview in dirty clothes.

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