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ANDERSON ELIMINATED AT QS 6000 IN FLORIDA

Merewether's Philippa Anderson has been knocked out of the 6000 point QS event in the US by less than a point by Brazil's Silvana Lima ...
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MATT BANTING CONFIRMS HE’LL COMPETE AT SURFEST 2018

Former CT star Matt Banting has confirmed he'll compete at Surfest. The Port Macquarie surfer fell off the world tour in 2016, was dropped by ...
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DOG CLINGS TO LIFE, ALLEGEDLY SHOT WITH A SPEAR GUN

A fallout between neighbours on the Central Coast has escalated - leaving a beloved family pet clinging to life. Millie the laboradoodle was shot in ...
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THOUSANDS OF HUON YELLOWTAIL KINGFISH RECOVERED

Close to 3-thousand yellowtail kingfish...have been recovered after escaping from a Port Stephens fish farm last week. All up around 20-thousand yellowtails escaped after one ...
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STATE OPPOSITION CALLS FOR RELIEF ALONG RAIL LINE

The state government has distanced itself even further from calls for financial help from Newcastle businesses owners. Despite the project set to finish on time ...
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MARINERS ON THE HUNT FOR NEW STRIKER

The Central Coast Mariners may have a new striker in their sights, following the sudden departure of Asdrubal. Reports have linked Socceroo Apostolos Giannou with ...
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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SCOUT EYE’S OF TALENT AT NIAS FOOTBALL CAMP

Football hopefuls have had the chance to impress an English Premier League Scout at the Northern Inland Academy of Sport's National Football Camp. Stephen McCarthy ...
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A STEP CLOSER FOR BUSINESS PARK AT ARMIDALE AIRPORT

A business park at Armidale airport is one step closer, with council making an official funding application to the state government. The $5-million grant is ...
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ARMIDALE COUNCIL LOOKS FOR MORE COMMUNITY INPUT ON MALL PROJECT

Armidale Regional Council says plans to introduce traffic to Beardy Street Mall were put forward by its former executive team. Current Mayor Simon Murray has ...
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EARTH TREMORS RATTLE PARTS OF NORTHERN NSW

A series of earthquakes have shaken parts of the North West. They started near Werris Creek last Thursday with a 2.3 magnitude tremor. Armidale experienced ...
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EARTHQUAKES SHAKE THE MID NORTH COAST

There's been a series of earthquakes on the Dorrigo plateau, with 10 small tremors recorded in four days. The trend has left many wondering if ...
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THE CENTRAL COAST’S OWN ‘CHANGE THE DATE’ DEBATE

In the lead-up to Australia Day, the debate over changing the date is causing a stir on the Central Coast. Liberal politicians have taken to ...
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MOBILE BLACKSPOT RELIEF IN PATERSON

It's far from new technology...but for many residents around Paterson in the Hunter... using mobile phones has been far from easy. Now, a notorious blackspot ...
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WATER LEVELS CRITICAL ON UPPER HUNTER FARMS

There's been little rain in the Upper Hunter in nearly six months... and for landowners the situation is becoming dire. Pasture conditions are some of ...
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A WOMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED OVER A FATAL CRASH AT RAINBOW FLAT IN AUGUST

A woman has been charged over a fatal crash at Rainbow Flat in August. The 18-year-old is facing charges of dangerous driving occasioning death and ...
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GLEN MOSS THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND JACK DUNCAN

The Jets have extended the contract of keeper Glen Moss until the end of next season. He won't face City on Thursday, but he will ...
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