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Who ya gonna call? The Christophers

PARANORMAL investigators Deborah and John Christopher have every reason to not sleep at night. They travel all over Australia searching for the stuff nightmares are made of. . But they’re not scared. In fact, they fall asleep as soon as their heads

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Tyla Harrington
Feb 27 2017
Sport

Pirates’ best get their treasure

ECHUCA Basketball Association hosted its presentation evening, celebrating the achievements of the 15 Junior Pirates representative teams for this season.. EBA would like to thank the coaches and team managers for volunteering their time and

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Riverine Herald
Feb 27 2017
News

Friday’s when Teddy Bears have a picnic

The annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic is on Friday.. Everyone is invited to choose their favourite teddy bear or soft toy and bring them down to Kerrabee Soundshell for a night of friends, fun and entertainment.. African Drumming is back for another year

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Riverine Herald
Feb 27 2017
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Show’s less than a week away

The 137th annual Deniliquin Show is less than a week away, and organisers are preparing for an exciting two days that will have ‘‘something for everyone’’.. The show gates will officially swing open at noon on Friday, March 3, with a full

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Popular publican, caring family man

OBITUARYWilliam Clifford TowersBorn: September 2, 1932Died: February 7, 2017. Bill Towers (pictured) is a man who will always be remembered as epitomising true country and community spirit.. Most well known in Deniliquin as the sympathetic and

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Contributor
Feb 27 2017
News

Author’s virus battle

Fleur Ferris went from being fit and strong to almost being in a wheelchair in just a week ... all thanks to a mosquito.. The Bunnaloo farmer and author was one of 34 people diagnosed with Ross River virus in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District

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Deniliquin Pa...
Feb 27 2017
News

Stunning garden 15 years in the making

According to Denise Newton, she and her husband Warren spend ‘‘every waking minute’’ pottering in their garden.. The green thumb duo’s dedication is evident when you stand and admire their garden at 112 Riverview Drive, Deniliquin.. Their

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
Entertainment

Comp. that gives a toss about carp

You’re only allowed to throw dead carp back into the water, and a Deni Show competition is offering anglers the ideal practice.. With the annual show a week away, now is the time to master the art of ‘fish throwing’ for the Charlie Carp toss

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
Breaking News

Hilldene fire

The CFA are attending a bushfire at Dysart Rd, Hilledene. . It was initially reported as a smoke sighting. . 2 vehicles are currently on the scene

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The Telegraph
Feb 27 2017
Opinion

All for South Australian votes

Sir,. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people do we have in the halls of power who allow

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Contributor
Feb 27 2017
Breaking News

Heathcote greyhound trainer gets reduced sentence for...

A greyhound trainer who cut off part of a dog's tail without pain relief and then raced the animal while the wound was gangrenous has been allowed to continue training, The Age reports. The decision by greyhound Racing Appeals and Disciplinary

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 27 2017
Rural

Drones at forum

The 2017 Peppin-Shaw Ewe Flock Forum will be soaring to new heights with a drone display and demonstration by Ben Watts from his company, Bralca.. Funded by sponsorship from the Regional Facilitator Program (Australian Government), Murrumbidgee

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Contributor
Feb 27 2017
News

Colin’s cod his best...

The 95cm cod that landed Deniliquin man Colin Brown this year’s champion angler title was almost ‘the one that got away’.. Mr Brown was fishing with his son Timothy at Willoughby’s Beach early Saturday morning when he hooked the monster fish

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Permit burn warning

NSW RFS Mid Murray Zone community safety officer Doug Adamson is reminding landholders to undertake the proper safety measures after a number of separate fires managed to escape controlled burn constraints last week.. ‘‘These permit burn fires

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 27 2017
News

Good fishing feedback

The town is still buzzing following the weekend’s Deniliquin RSL XXXX Gold Fishing Classic, which attracted 1415 anglers.. Edward River Council manager economic and business development John Harvie said while entrant numbers were slightly down on

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Zoe McMaugh
Feb 27 2017
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Cropping

War on weeds to headline GRDC updates

Southern NSW grain growers will remember 2016 as a really wet year that for many resulted in massive weed seed blowouts.. Advice for growers on how to deal with the increased weed seed bank will be one of the headline acts at the Grains Research and

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Water

Creek gets a clean-up

North Central Catchment Management Authority has been working with the National Landcare Program for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now it is turning its attention to the man-made kind.. As the CMA begins destroying

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Cropping

Labour laws flouted

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s national inquiry into exploitation of overseas workers on the Australian harvest trail has led to the agency launching legal action against a Queensland labour-hire operator for allegedly flouting record-keeping laws

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Dairy

Apply for scholarships

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling for dairy farmers to apply for Farm Business Management Program scholarships.. Now in its third year, the FBMP is a collaboration between the foundation and the Victorian Regional Development Program to

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Livestock

Impressive bull lines on display

Days Whiteface will be displaying its outstanding lines of Poll Hereford bulls reserved for an upcoming on-farm sale.. Lachy and Lou Day have 40 bulls catalogued for their on-property sale at Bordertown, some of which will be on display during the

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Shepparton News
Feb 27 2017
Cropping

SPC fails to make a profit

Shepparton based fruit processor, SPC, has dragged down parent company's profit result, according to an annual report.. The canner has been unable to record a profit in recent years and this year SPC contributed a ‘‘modest’’ loss to its

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
Cropping

A master of versatility

The Agromaster Universal Seed Drill provides versatility, with a number of features suitable for most farmers.. It brings together a single disc with an adjustable gearbox, and is effective for all grain sizes.. Leo Schoonderbeek from Konig’s

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
Dairy

Over-sowing boosts pasture

After moving from New Zealand in 2015, Ron and Sheralee Newman purchased 28ha near Shepparton to start their own dairy farm.. They immediately set about renovating the pastures and trying to improve productivity.. Mr Newman said his main aim was

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Correct use is essential

Using fumigants correctly is critical in protecting this year’s bumper grains harvest.. Agriculture Victoria Statewide Specialist Chemicals’ Steven Field said there was a variety of fumigants on the market, including nitrogen and carbon dioxide

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Support for canola

Nuseed is continuing to receive strong support from canola growers across Australia for its open pollinated triazine-tolerant varieties through returns from end point royalties (EPR).. Thanks to good yields last season in recently released varieties

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
News

Seeking silos

Agriculture Victoria is on the lookout for more silos to join the fight against exotic pests and participate in a monitoring program and further inform early detection measures.. Currently eight silo locations are being monitored as part of the

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Shepparton News
Feb 26 2017
Cropping

Wheat yields are...

Australia’s average wheat yields, which had more than tripled due to technological advances between 1900 and 1990, did not increase from 1990 to 2015, according to the CSIRO.. Recent research by CSIRO scientists, published in the journal Global

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Shepparton News
Feb 25 2017
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National News
News

Fighter jet makes Australian debut

Two F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have arrived in Australia for the first time.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Emma Stone doubts Beatty's mix-up claim

Emma Stone has contradicted Warren Beatty's explanation about why he read out the wrong best picture winner at the Oscars.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Immigration heads defend office costs

Immigration officials have defended a hefty price tag tied to plans to shift their Canberra offices.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Confusion, shocks, controversy at Oscars

Hacksaw Ridge won two Oscars, although it missed best picture and Mel Gibson came up short for directing.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Turnbull briefed on capital gains tax

The prime minister has received briefings on capital gains tax, a Senate committee has heard.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Moonlight wins best film after mix-up

In what will likely go down as one of the biggest mistakes in television history, the wrong best picture Oscar winner was announced

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Casey Affleck wins best actor Oscar

Casey Affleck has won the best actor Oscar for Manchester By The Sea.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Shot man had IS links: Indonesian police

A suspected terrorist with alleged links to Islamic State has died after being shot by Indonesian police following a bomb explosion in West Java.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Tax cuts risk living standards: Bowen

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has pointed to new Grattan Institute research showing business tax cuts could risk living standards if not properly funded.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Govt crack down on dodgy family day care

The federal government will introduce new compliance measures aimed at family day care providers who rort the system.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
News

Man hands himself in over police shooting

A man wanted over shots fired at police during a Melbourne drug raid has handed himself in.

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AAP News
Feb 27 2017
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