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Power play - Johnson hits ‘another level’

AN HOUR and a half was all the time Aidyn Johnson had between finding out he would be playing his debut AFL game and the first bounce.. ‘‘It was probably better that way,’’ Johnson said.. ‘‘I didn’t have the

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Jessica Gledh...
Apr 28 2017
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Grace was amazed that she was a Shop and Win winner

MOAMA’S Grace Bray couldn’t be happier – with her mother Larissa.. Oh, yes, and with Coburn and Reid, Forty Winks and the Riverine Herald.. Because Grace is the last major prizewinner of the Forty Winks-Riverine Herald Shop Local

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Riverine Herald
Apr 28 2017
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Mowers in cruise mode

IT HAS been a brilliant opening to the season for Moama Football Club, and things could improve even further this weekend when it hosts Mulwala in the Murray Football League.. The Magpies sit with a perfect 3-0 record and have shown themselves to be

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Jessica Gledh...
Apr 28 2017
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You can contribute on Red Nose Day

Each year in Australia more than 3200 babies and children die suddenly from causes, such as stillbirth, SIDS and fatal sleep accidents.. Now in its 29th year, Red Nose Day is fundamental in highlighting this devastating reality and Tatura locals can

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Merger makes both Toc. clubs stronger

The amalgamation of the Tocumwal golf and bowls clubs ensures both popular sports can prosper into the future.. The two clubs were officially merged at the start of last year, and the new bowls greens built at the Golf Club grounds will be

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 28 2017
Sport

Sport in brief

Social Bowls. ON Wednesday April 19, in fine and mild conditions, 14 bowlers enjoyed 3 games of pairs and triples.. Results:. Two teams won all three games and with both finishing on 45 points, the winner had to be determined by shots up. By this

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The McIvor Ti...
Apr 28 2017
Sport

Golf

Parkland. A PRELUDE to a game of football surely is a game of golf.. Tim Nelson provided a highlight of the round by aceing the 16th hole at Parkland in Saturday’s stableford event.. The only indication that the ball had been close was the loud

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 28 2017
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Wiggles wow Deni

The world’s favourite children’s entertainers The Wiggles performed two shows in Deniliquin yesterday, as part of the Wiggle Around Australia tour.. The show featured Emma, Simon, Anthony and Lachy, along with their friends Dorothy the

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 28 2017
Sport

Tough trip for Demons

Jerilderie will face the toughest task in the Picola League north-west division when they travel to take on reigning premier Picola United tomorrow.. The Blues are on top of the ladder and yet to drop a game while the Demons are winless after heavy

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Jamie Lowe
Apr 28 2017
Sport

Rams ‘Road’ test

The Deni Rams will be chasing three wins in a row when they hit ‘The Road’ for their Murray League match against Congupna tomorrow.. The Rams are riding high after a gutsy win over Rumbalara last week, with the taste of victory giving

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Jamie Lowe
Apr 28 2017
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Organ donation gift touches local lives

Mathoura is a small town, but there is something quite unique about our population.. Three of our community members have been granted a second chance at life — thanks to the generosity of others. This is as a result of the organ transplant

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Contributor
Apr 28 2017
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Seven Creeks Bridge works to begin

Minor traffic delays are anticipated on the Goulburn Valley Hwy when upgrade works start on the Seven Creeks Bridge south of Shepparton next week.. Works to reinforce the bridge to enable heavy vehicles to continue using it will begin on Wednesday

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Merger inspires more...

Tocumwal bowls now boasts 105 members after joining forces with the Tocumwal Golf Club.. Before the amalgamation, the Bowls Club had just 75 members and was struggling to remain viable.. Now instead of having two smaller clubs, Tocumwal has one big

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 28 2017
Sport

Demons twos lose

Jerilderie’s reserves had a few extra numbers this week, giving the Demons the luxury of having two on the bench and helping them stay competitive for the first half at Monash Park.. Fergus O’Sullivan worked hard in the ruck, aided by Michael

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Contributor
Apr 28 2017
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Levee work applauded

Dear Editor,. Congratulations to the council and others involved in the levee bank maintenance.. I spent all my working life in the timber industry. Those old trees have very large and long roots, and if one fell when the river was near the top of

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Contributor
Apr 28 2017
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Done deal for Pacific

Australia has finally wrapped negotiations with New Zealand and 12 Pacific Island countries to reach a historic trade and development deal, but two of the region’s major players have opted out.. Negotiations for the Pacific Agreement on Closer

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Trump pledges to support dairy

United States President Donald Trump has vowed to stand up for American dairy farmers hurt by ‘‘unfair’’ Canadian protectionist trade practices.. Canada’s dairy sector is protected by high tariffs on imported products and controls on

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Horticulture

Green zealots hurting us all

There are alarming similarities with a number of present issues in Australia, whether it is shark attacks, mining development or food production.. Each of these is threatened by environmental ideologists, many living a comfortable city-based life

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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G-MW staff spread joy

More Goulburn Valley families are set to benefit from a community-minded program that will provide baskets of goodies at Christmas time.. Baskets of Joy, an initiative involving FamilyCare Shepparton, provides donations of food to families who need

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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News in brief

Nominate businesswomen. Women in business are being encouraged to celebrate exceptional businesswomen by nominating them for the 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.. Victorian Nationals Deputy Leader and State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan said

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Lots on UDV’s agenda

The annual UDV conference will be held at the MCG on Friday, May 12.. UDV manager Vin Delahunty said there were some great guest speakers scheduled and 15 resolutions would be up for discussion on the day including energy, Q fever, agricultural

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Visa change may affect farm labour

Changes to Australia’s skilled migration system must reflect the needs of farmers to ensure the country’s agricultural industry remains strong and competitive, according to the NSW Farmers Association.. Association president Derek Schoen said

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Review into rail policy

V/Line chief executive officer James Pinder has confirmed V/Line will commission an independent review of its Heat Restriction Standards introduced in December 2016.. Rail Freight Alliance chair Glenn Milne welcomed the announcement and highlighted

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Boy drives across state

Police are continuing to investigate how a 12-year-old boy managed to drive 1300km across NSW, from the east coast to the South Australian border, without being stopped.. The boy was attempting to drive solo across Australia to Perth when he was

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Program rewards...

Young producers and supporting professionals looking to develop new high value opportunities or introduce new technologies have been encouraged to apply for round two of the Food Value Chain Innovators: Young Food Innovators program.. The Young Food

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
Viticulture

My Easter was,...

We were back at our traditional Easter camp, where The Boss has been spending Easters for the last 20 years or so, with his mate Frank. There wasn't much water running in the little creek past our usual spot so we moved over to the next gully where

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The General
Apr 27 2017
Cropping

Blackleg threat to...

Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being urged to check the latest blackleg disease ratings for canola cultivars ahead of sowing in 2017.. The ratings, contained in the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Blackleg

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Shepparton News
Apr 27 2017
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Murray Goulburn 'misled farmers': ACCC

Dairy co-op Murray Goulburn is facing Federal Court action from the ACCC over its shock farm gate milk price cut that left suppliers in difficulty in 2016.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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PM can't guarantee gas prices will halve

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims Labor leader Bill Shorten misrepresented him amid suggestions he pledged gas prices would halve under new powers.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Bronco's bogus bet: court deals out fine

A Broncos player who admitted trying to cheat a casino by slipping an extra $100 chip onto a poker table after winning a hand has been fined $400.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Seven ordered to mediate Harrison case

Seven West Media has been ordered to mediate a workplace lawsuit with former employee Amber Harrison who had an affair with the company's CEO.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Major petroleum tax overhaul rejected

A report by economist Mike Callaghan says a drop in revenue from the petroleum resource rent tax does not mean taxpayers are being short-changed.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Jetstar angered by 'worst airline' survey

A survey released on Friday by consumer advocacy group Choice found passengers rated Jetstar lowest or equal lowest in six of nine categories.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Dylan Voller's bail conditions relaxed

Dylan Voller, the teen whose mistreatment sparked the NT juvenile justice royal commission, has had his bail conditions relaxed for good behaviour.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Man shot in Berlin for threatening police

A single shot fired by police in a Berlin hospital has left one person injured.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Facebook fights fake news, state meddling

Facebook has vowed to step up measures to combat fake news and governments seeking to manipulate public opinion.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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After calls, Trump not to ditch NAFTA, yet

In a phone call between Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump, the Canadian prime minister urged the president not to ditch NAFTA.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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Aussie jihadists captured in Lebanon

The federal government could strip citizenship from three Australian Islamic State foreign fighters arrested in Lebanon.

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AAP News
Apr 28 2017
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