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POLICE CALL IN BACK UP FOR COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

With tens of thousands of people hitting Tamworth over the next two weeks for the Country Music Festival, we'll also see a stronger police presence ...
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CENTRAL COAST COAL MINE GIVEN THE NOD BY PAC

The New South Wales government has been slammed by environmental groups following the approval of the Wallarah 2 Coal Mine by the state's Planning Assessment ...
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CENTRAL COAST MARINERS SIGN PETER SKAPETIS

The Central Coast Mariners have signed 23 year old attacker, Peter Skapetis from Brisbane Roar until at least the end of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 ...
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BLACKSMITHS BEACH GOERS TO BENEFIT FROM EYES IN THE SKY

Blacksmiths is one of nine beaches across New South Wales to receive priority funding for improved shark detection. More than $30,000 of state government funding ...
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ARMIDALE TOWN HALL FACELIFT

Work will begin next week to see the Armidale Town Hall get its first major coat of paint in 20 years. It comes after vandals ...
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COMMUTERS AREN’T PLEASED WITH BUS ROUTES

Week one of Newcastle's new bus timetable...and many commuters, particularly those with a disability, say the changes aren't for the better. Some passengers say they've ...
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STOPPING THE KEYBOARD WARRIORS

A long running not for profit organisation is set to launch a new program - aimed at bringing an end to online bullying. Run by ...
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PRICE WINS STAGE 11 AT THE DAKAR RALLY

The Hunter's Toby Price is back on track at the Dakar Rally, winning Stage 11 in Argentina. The Australian admits he rode conservatively during week ...
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YOUNG PERFORMERS SHARE THE FLOOR WITH INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

The chance to dance, sing and act alongside some of the industry's best doesn't come along every day in regional Australia. But at the International ...
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WORLD CHAMPION HEADLINES A HOST OF BIG NAMES FOR SURFEST 2018

The big names are back for the 33rd instalment of Surfest, with women's World Champion Tyler Wright among a host of stars who've confirmed they'll ...
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KOALAS FEELING THE HEAT THIS SUMMER PERIOD

A koala rescue service in the Manning Valley says its seen an influx of koalas suffering from scorching temperatures. Koalas in Care is currently nursing ...
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PENRITH PANTERS TEACH YOUNG FANS THE ROPES

Aspiring NRL players in Port Macquarie had the chance to learn from some of the sport's greatest talent today. For a second year, the Penrith ...
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MAN ON RUN FOLLOWING ARMED ROBBERY IN PORT MACQUARIE.

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a liquor store at Waniora in Port Macquarie overnight. At about 7 o'clock, a man ...
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GREAT LAKES FOOTBALL CLUB EAGER FOR ANOTHER VICTORY YEAR

The Great Lakes Football Club is kicking goals early ahead of another promising 2018 season. Extra funds and a boost in players has the club ...
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PHOENIX FUSES EXTREME SPORTS AND CIRCUS ACTS

A Northern Rivers freestyle trials rider has teamed up with a seventh generation circus performer to create a new kind of hair-raising show. One of ...
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NORTH SHELLY BOARDRIDERS STOKED AT WILDCARD ENTRY

North Shelly Boardriders have been offered a wild card entry into the Australian Boardriders Battle Series Five. The club's among six other wildcards making the ...
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