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HUNTER VALLEY MINE BLAST TO BE INVESTIGATED

A recent mine blast in the Hunter Valley will be investigated, after wine growers raised concerns with the Planning Department. Last Friday morning, a blast ...
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STOLEN CAR SMASHES INTO KILLARNEY VALE HOME

Police are looking for two men who allegedly fled the scene, after crashing a stolen ute into a Killarney Vale home overnight. The Toyota Hilux ...
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GAMES A SPRINGBOARD FOR GOLD COAST ECONOMY

When the Commonwealth Games opens next week, it won't just be the start of competition. It's the culmination of years of work to use the ...
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‘HELL ON WATER’ PADDLE RAISES FUNDS FOR THE WESTPAC LIFE SAVER RESCU

It's a service that saves countless lives and today, the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was honoured by a fleet of kayakers. Dozens of paddlers ...
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TENT CITY APPROVED FOR AGQUIP 2018

Gunnedah will soon become home to a tent city come August this year. Last night, council approved a bid to create a mini hub for ...
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POLITICIANS OPEN SALEYARD UPGRADE

Richmond Valley Council has officially opened the first stage of its $14-million Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange redevelopment. Although merely a formality, the occasion provided a ...
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MARINERS LOOKING AHEAD AFTER PLAYER CLEAN-OUT

It was business as usual today at Mariners HQ, following yesterday's player clean-out. CEO Shaun Mielekamp hasn't ruled out more departures, but says it's important ...
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INTERNATIONAL VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS HIT COOLANGATTA

Coolangatta's been transformed into a beach volleyball playground, with dozens of international players hitting it out on the Coast. But it's the youngsters who are ...
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ISAAC HEENEY WELCOMES FIRST FEMALES TO SWANS ACADEMY

He's a graduate of the Swans academy, so it was fitting that Isaac Heeney was on hand last night, to welcome the first female athletes ...
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TAMWORTH GREYHOUND RACING CLUB TO KICK-OFF CUP CALENDAR

It's the premier event on the Tamworth Greyhound Racing calendar, and it all starts on Saturday. Nominations for the carnival have been arriving thick and ...
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STORMS AND SHOWERS

Storms moved in across the western plains and Central Coast Hunter region this afternoon. Showers and storms also developed along the ranges. Fine and warm ...
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