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  1. Perth's 96FM sacks radio content director Brad McNally as part of reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Radio stalwart Brad McNally has been shown the door at Perth's 96FM only a day after Australia and New Zealand's leading radio website named him one of the most influential program directors in Australia. McNally, who had worked at 96FM as content director since 2010 and also previously worked on 92.9, Gold and in radio markets in Toronto, the United Kingdom and across Europe, left on Tuesday after a "content structure review" made his position as content director redundant.

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  2. Book tells of family effort at the Great WarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gloucester Advocate

    A hundred years on from WWI a book has captured the sacrifices made by one mid north coast family when 25 members enlisted to fight in the Australian Imperial Force. Rod Kirkpatrick with his book 'Cobbers and Cousins' commemorates the war efforts of the Laurie family, many of whom hailed from Gloucester.

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  3. Experts say pieces of missing Flight 370 may still be afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Finding them remains the hard part. John Page, an aircraft design expert at the University of New South Wales in Australia, said the discovery of the fragment on Reunion Island leads him to conclude the missing Boeing 777 broke up, most likely when ...

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  4. Brothers charged over burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ... motorists to drive to the conditions as snow and ice continue to make roads dangerous around the state. VIRGIN Australia's move to become a premium carrier may have been the best thing to ever happen to Jetstar as its become a more attractive flying ...

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  5. Handcuffs cause concern at Cleveland Youth CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Inspectors have raised concerns about self-harm incidents and the use of restraints such as handcuffs at a north Queensland youth detention centre. Inspectors spent five days at the Cleveland Youth Centre in Townsville in March this year to determine how staff dealt with suicide risks, reported self-harm and used restraints on some of the youths.

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  6. Michael Caton in Last Cab to Darwin.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    ... yet, it's harder to love the movie. Its ambition is wide - no less than an examination of the way white and black Australia have never come to terms with their secret history of sexuality and love - but ambition is not achievement. The play by Reg ...

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  7. Family violence talks hear need for better community educationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    A domestic violence prevention group says more community education is needed to prevent incidents in southern Queensland's Wide Bay. Yesterday, a meeting was held in Bundaberg with community leaders and stakeholders to discuss recommendations from the State Government's domestic violence taskforce report 'Not Now, Not Ever' and look at ways to tackle the issue locally.

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  8. The hiring of Jack Cowin has outraged an influential professorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Western University has hired as chancellor an Australian tycoon who once questioned, in writing, why his fast-food empire had entrusted a franchise to a young, single woman. Jack Cowin is a fast-food baron in Australia, but it was his handling of one franchise owner that drew bad press last year, reports he now says were unfair.

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  9. Arts / Art darling with the street at his feetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    Belconnen-raised stencil artist Luke Cornish, aka "E.L.K." "Popularity is nice, but it doesn't last for long." AARWUN Gallery in Gold Creek is famous for its eclectic mix of paintings, glass and jewellery works, but not street art.

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  10. The NRL's 'chicken time' conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... coach Ricky Stuart for simplifying his game by taking him back to "under 7s footy". SOMETHING'S not right about Australia this 2015 Ashes series. Is it the selectors' fault? The players? There's not a lot of time to work it out. AUSSIE Joe Ingles ...

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  11. Adam Goodes' fierce gesture of self-assertion should be celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... citizens alike. He has reconciled the contradictions inherent in that heritage, a courageous feat given Australia's history. So if Goodes can do it, why can't the vocal minority who go to the football to boo a champion athlete? I look forward to the ...

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  12. Launceston man to be extradited from Victoria for alleged sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A JOINT operation between Tasmania and Victoria Police has resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Launceston man, wanted in relation to an alleged sexual assault A JOINT operation between Tasmania and Victoria Police has resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Launceston man, wanted in relation to an alleged sexual assault.

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  13. Finalists Decided At The 2015 Australian Surfmasters TitlesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... to the surfer who executes the biggest turn as determined by the head judge. More than 500 surfers from around Australia will contest the surfing showpiece from July 31- August 17 with National titles to be decided in Open Surfmasters, Longboard, ...

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  14. Stadium Station open for 2018 AFL seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    NOW that Bronwyn Bishop has been kicked out of the Speaker's chair, neither side of politics is keen to reopen the can of worms that is MPs' expenses. THERE'S new rules coming on how MPs can claim expenses, the Prime Minister says.

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  15. Mine fire inquiry begins coal mine rehab consultationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Hazelwood mine fire inquiry is urging people to come forward with their ideas for the rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley's coal mines. The inquiry is in Morwell today for three community consultation sessions about rehabilitation options for the Hazelwood, Loy Yang and Yallourn coal mines.

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  16. Woman sought over Oak Flats shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

    Police have appealed for information about a woman, who they say was seen leaving an Oak Flats home where a man was shot earlier this year. Police have appealed for information about a woman, who they say was seen leaving an Oak Flats home where a man was shot earlier this year.

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  17. Five years in jail for Kiama taxi heistRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

    An Illawarra man who robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint and made off with his vehicle in an early morning heist at Kiama will remain behind bars until 2018. An Illawarra man who robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint and made off with his vehicle in an early morning heist at Kiama will remain behind bars until 2018.

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  18. Canberra weather: sun shines amid cold, windy start as snow falls on mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Biting winds contributed to a freezing start to hump day but those who braved the chill early enough captured a stunning sunrise over the capital. The coldest overnight temperature recorded in the ACT was -2 in Tuggeranong at midnight but showers, an average wind speed of 40km/h and gusts of up to 60km/h would have left Canberrans heading to work feeling much colder.

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  19. Horsham council tables bypass stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Cr David Grimble said he went through reports and maps for options B2 and D that VicRoads had made available as part of the planning scheme phase. "There were a couple of things I picked out, including the impacts on floodplains.

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  20. China's stock market rise was doomed to spiral out of controlRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... the co-author with Jade Novakovic of In Search of The Pangolin: The Accidental Eco-Tourist). He lives in Sydney, Australia. Oriental mystery swathes everything in China, including its stock market. Between 2013 and mid-2015, the Shanghai Stock ...

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