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ABC LocalTownsville NBL guard Mitch Norton settling into the cooler life in WollongongABC LocalNew Illawarra Hawks guard Mitch Norton brings a lifetime of professional basketball experience to the NBL club, and he is only 23. Mitch Norton might look his age, but he has been around professional basketball since he was seven years old. The ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinHigh Court to unveil Baden-Clay's fateTownsville BulletinTHE High Court will this morning hand down its decision on whether Gerard Baden-Clay's murder conviction should be reinstated. Just over a month after a Brisbane hearing and more than four years after he was charged with his wife Allison's murder, the ...and more [...]
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Townsville BulletinFishing for more information on weir changesTownsville Bulletin“There's never been anything like that in Townsville, so why now?” he said. “It would be a bit of a shock if you were just fishing and got a fine. “If they've got signs, they're not on the side where everybody goes, the Annandale side. “I'll probably ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinWomen tell of bashing deathTownsville BulletinThe second day of the inquest held in Townsville into the disappearance of Mr Jones yesterday heard two former girlfriends and another female acquaintance of Kevin Wright, who owns KJ Wright Concreting, told police he made “disclosures” to them.Inquest into death of Tony Jones begins in TownsvilleNEWS.com.auBusinessman called for cold-case inquestCourier MailInquest told of hitchhiker murdersPerth NowThe Australian -ABC Onlineall 15 news articles [...]
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Evade police incident, TownsvillemyPolice (press release) (blog)Officers from Townsville were able to successfully stop two vehicles which had been reported stolen on the Bruce Highway early this morning. Around 2.25am, it will be alleged police were notified that the suspected stolen vehicles had been located near ...and more [...]
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Townsville BulletinCalls to dig deep for Townsville's veteransTownsville BulletinWhile residents can donate at Townsville's major shopping centres, they can also attend the Lavarack Barracks Open Day on Saturday. Legacy's John Frazer said he hoped people would dig deep. “Things are a bit tough here at the moment, but the money ... [...]
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Sun will put a spring in our stepTownsville BulletinThe first day of spring is predicted to bring possible showers and a maximum of 27C to Townsville. Weatherzone meteorologist Rob Sharpe said it had been Townsville's sixth wettest winter according to their 76 years of records. “The seasonal average is ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinTownsville on tourists' radarTownsville BulletinTownsville Enterprise executive manager of tourism and events Bridget Woods said the organisation was confident there would be good news for the region's tourism industry. “We're confident the figures will some increases in international visitations to ...Businesses line up for stadium workCourier MailConsortia wanted for $250m North Queensland StadiumArchitecture AUall 2 news articles [...]
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Townsville BulletinBrisbane investors are turning their backs on Cairns and looking to TownsvilleTownsville BulletinJas Mahil, who is one of four members of the Brisbane based Mahil Group, said investors should cast their eye on Townsville which was set to experience exciting opportunities in both the private and commercial property sectors. “Cairns has been done to ... [...]
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Gold Coast BulletinJockey injured in race fallGold Coast BulletinWhiteley was brought crashing to the ground at the Townsville Turf Club after the Michael Geaney-trained Secret Stealth hit the deck in Townsville Bulletin BenchMark 70 Handicap (1400m). The three-time Gold Coast jockey premierships winner was running ... [...]
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The AustralianTownsville hostel knife attack hero Tom Jackson diesThe AustralianQueensland Police this afternoon confirmed Tom Jackson, a 30-year-old freelance journalist who was staying at the Home Hill hostel south of Townsville, had succumbed to his injuries. “We're very sad to confirm that Thomas Jackson, the British man who ...'Our hearts go out to Mia and her family'Townsville BulletinQueensland backpacker killing: Wounded man's father praises son's bravery in trying to stop attackABC OnlineTom Jackson fights for [...]
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Courier MailBusinesses line up for stadium workCourier MailAn artist's impression of the proposed superstadium in South Townsville. “This Palaszczuk Government knows that the people of North Queensland and Townsville need jobs,” he said. “This is the jump start that the North Queensland economy and community ...Consortia wanted for $250m North Queensland StadiumArchitecture AUall 2 news articles [...]
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Townsville BulletinAmsterdam of AustraliaTownsville BulletinTownsville Enterprise chief executive Patricia O'Callaghan said there was potential for the inner city to see a transformation on the scale of the Dutch capital's revitalisation. “During discussions about the City Deal we've learnt about Amsterdam as a ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinBusinessman to testifyTownsville BulletinThe inquest, which opened in Townsville yesterday, will examine Tony's 1982 disappearance while hitchhiking between Townsville and Mount Isa and the subsequent investigation. Tony Jones went missing while hitchhiking between Townsville and Mt Isa ...Inquest into death of Tony Jones begins in TownsvilleNEWS.com.auBusinessman called for cold-case inquestCourier MailThree linked to 1982 hitchhiker murder caseThe AustralianPerth Now -ABC Onlineall 13 news articles [...]
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Townsville BulletinVicious dogs kill family petTownsville BulletinA TEENAGE girl was viciously attacked and her beloved chihuahua mauled to death after two ferocious dogs escaped from their Townsville yard. The latest incident is part of a spate of dog attacks in the city, with almost four people reporting attacks to ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinIndecency as coach deniedTownsville Bulletin“(The alleged victim) was a good basketball player and this led to her representing Townsville,” he said. “Mr McCaskill was heavily involved in playing and coaching basketball in North Queensland.” Mr Cook told the court at one stage McCaskill coached ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinSCARY BUT READY TO ACE IT ALLTownsville BulletinTHOUSANDS of Year 12s across Townsville will undertake the biggest exam of their schooling lives today when Queensland Core Skills testing begins. Townsville Grammar's Jasmine Lee, Chris O'Dempsey and Alex Baxter said they were all excited to finish ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinSchoolgirl porn website back onlineTownsville BulletinThe website has a thread dedicated to Townsville and it is understood to contain more than 100 explicit images and dozens of requests for images of other schoolgirls and women. The Australian Federal Police and Queensland Police yesterday said in a ...and more [...]
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ABC OnlineClive Palmer's Queensland Nickel refinery accused of 'gross negligence' in Townsville courtABC OnlineIn Townsville District Court on Monday, the prosecution told a jury the company was aware for a long time that its dam did not meet requirements and, despite warnings from the Environment department, it did nothing. The court heard this amounted to ...and more [...]
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Townsville Bulletin'It was always going to happen like that'Townsville BulletinTHE mother of slain British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung has said her daughter's alleged killer “now has to live with the fact that they destroyed my daughter”. Writing for The Independent in the UK, Rosie Ayliffe said she was struggling to come to ...Queensland backpacker killing: Wounded man's father praises son's bravery in trying to stop attackABC OnlineHome Hill hostel owner: Stabbing frenzy 'lasted hours'NEWS.com.auHome Hill Stabbing: [...]
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