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  1. Photos: 2016 Ironman 70.3 GeelongRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Inside Triathlon

    ... thought if I win here the training will be so much better," she said. 2016 Ironman 70.3 Geelong Geelong, Victoria, Australia - Feb. 7, 2016 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run Men 1. Jake Montgomery (AUS) 3:51:48 2 Cyril Viennot (FRA) 3:53:14 ...


  2. Noisy workers disrupt examRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Yahoo!

    More than 80 Year 12 students have successfully applied for a review of their results after noisy tree-loppers disrupted their end-of-year English exam in Geraldton. The students were among 573 Year 12s who received special consideration because they were ill or were affected by a mishap outside their control during the WA Certificate of Education exams in November.


  3. Private MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Yahoo!

    ... to have proposed a "proof of concept" trial next year. It would require companies being selected this year. Australia Post, eftpos poviders, Telstra and the big banks are showing interest given they have online payment and supply structures. Foreign ...


  4. LSU's Ben Simmons named SEC Freshman of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Death Valley Voice

    ... he has been given multiple times this season. LSU's Ben Simmons, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound forward from Melbourne, Australia, averaged 18.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and seven assists in wins over Auburn and Mississippi State. With 21 points, 13 rebounds ...


  5. Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago |

    ... on Thursday, November 19th. Gold Fields Limited ( NYSE:GFI ) is a producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. The Company in Australia operates four mines that include St Ives, an operation consisting of a ...


  6. Retired Olympian wanted for security fraud in Utah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | KSL-TV

    The Daily Herald reports that sheriff's officials have issued a warrant for 40-year-old Kenneth Andam, who competed in the 2000 Olympic Summer Games in Sydney, Australia as a sprinter for Ghana. According to police reports, victims gave Andam about $325,000 in 2011 to invest in Globa, which he described as a holding and mobile money transfer company.


  7. [Interview] Alison Goodman on the Dark Days Club, Writing for Any Age, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SF Signal

    ... and crime fiction, and lives with her lovely husband and their machiavellian Jack Russell Terrier in Melbourne, Australia. Kristin Centorcelli: Will you tell us a bit about THE DARK DAYS CLUB and what inspired you to write it? Alison Goodman: The ...


  8. Super Bowl commercials 2016: The biggest hits, from Puppymonkeybaby to wiener stampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... commercial sourced by the brand's annual 'Crash the Super Bowl' contest. Created by Peter Corsairs of Perth, Australia, it was one of 2016's most polarizing (and, to some, disturbing) spots. Watch, if you dare, to find out why. "It's time to ...


  9. Uncovering the Secrets of Elastin's FlexibilityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newswise

    ... for example, will have gone through an estimated 2 billion cycles of pulsation. A team of researchers at MIT, in Australia, and in the U.K. has carried out an analysis that reveals the details of a hierarchical structure of scissor-shaped molecules ...


  10. Job cuts in Australia target climate scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NatureNews

    Hundreds of climate researchers at Australia's national science agency are set to lose their jobs after the organization announced that it would shift its strategy away from basic climate science. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation employs thousands of scientists across Australia, and has been a leader in climate modelling and ocean observation in the Southern Hemisphere for decades.


  11. Cars Bikes and The Esplanade Hervey BayRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Hervey Bay Gossip

    There's no doubt that there are times when driving down The Esplanade especially the very narrow parts of the Esplanade here in Hervey Bay are a challenge. Two cars passing down around the Surf Club are a tight squeeze when other cars are parked on both sides of the road.


  12. So How Did You Hear of Hervey Bay?Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Hervey Bay Gossip

    For the past couple of weeks that's the question one local cafe owner has been asking visitors from Europe who have been coming into his cafe and the answer in almost every case is the same. Surely that says only one thing Hervey Bay is missing out because most people already have their trips and itinerary planned before they get here.


  13. Hidden Businesses in Hervey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | Hervey Bay Gossip

    Hervey Bay is an amazing place for tourists and everyone thinks of us as a tourist town but there's a lot more to Hervey Bay than just tourism and some of the most innovative businesses here in town are not among the most obvious. These businesses might not have a shopfront or an office.


  14. Barbie the adventurous ewe finds her way home, two years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A sheep in Melbourne which has been missing since Feb 2014 is home at last - just in time for an urgent haircut. To be a sheep is to follow the mob but one sheep in Australia defied its stereotype by wandering off and living a mystery life for two years.


  15. Tea, Not Milk, Secret to Strong Bones?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... we change our diets, by 2020, half of Americans over the age of 50 will have weak bones. Scientists at South Australia's Flinders University studied almost 1,200 women whose average age was 80. During the 10-year study, the group suffered 288 ...


  16. Tougher gun laws to target gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Official Information Act, details the case for firearm prohibition orders. They have been introduced in NSW, South Australia and Tasmania. While New Zealand was yet to experience the scale of armed gang offending that has occurred in Australia, ...


  17. Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road killRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Author and "earth skills" expert Claire Dunn explains why she scooped a kangaroo carcass off the road for the sake of fashion. On the Australia Day long weekend, I did something more traditionally Aussie than snags [sausages] on the barbie or sunburn on the beach.


  18. Kiwi gambling losses well behind neighbour overRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... are foreign visitors. Casinos account for only a quarter of gambling losses in New Zealand and a fifth in Australia. Finland has dropped from third to fifth place in the latest ranking, and the United States and Ireland have risen to third and ...


  19. It's time for a bit of sunken argy-bargeyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seymour Telegraph

    Only last year Mr Turner told the Riverine Herald he believed "significant expenditure" was needed to maintain Port of Echuca assets, including paddlesteamers Adelaide, Pevensey and Success, the A2 locomotive, Ada barge, barge B22 - and log barge D26. ''Barge B22 is now a wreck, a wreck created under council's custodianship, and the bow of the PS Murrumbidgee, log slip and steam winch are all deteriorating, with no obvious restoration plan, let alone a conservation strategy,'' he said.


  20. New feed gets the thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    ... not a new crop - fodder beet has been grown extensively in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and in other parts of Australia - it is new to northern Victoria. And those attending the field day heard it may well be the answer that farmers are looking ...