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Last chance for 2017 home pride

ECHUCA Football Club seniors has just two games left to end its year in the Goulburn Valley League on a positive note.. It looked to be in blistering form mid-season — wins over Tatura and Euroa some of the more impressive victories in its bid

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Jessica Gledh...
Aug 18 2017
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Small crowd gathers for Long Tan Service in Echuca

THE temperature today in Ho Chi Minh city is 27C with almost 90 per cent humidity.. A far cry from the 5C ambient temperature at Echuca’s Cenotaph when a small crowd of Vietnam veterans gathered for the annual long Tan Service &ndash

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Riverine Herald
Aug 18 2017
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MRC pocketing a pretty penny going to the polls

MURRAY River Council has been thrown into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.. Council has been charging people for a copy of the boundary electorate map ahead of the election on September 9.. Murray Shire and Wakool Shire were amalgamated last

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Tyla Harrington
Aug 18 2017
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Another big netball year

Deniliquin Rovers Netball Club has had a fantastic 2017 season with six of their seven teams making finals.. Featuring in the first week of finals will be A grade, C reserve and Under 15s who will all play qualifying finals in Mathoura tomorrow

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Jamie Lowe
Aug 18 2017
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Coalition target fuel drive-offs

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has delivered a strong message of zero tolerance to those with intent to steal fuel.. Mr Walsh applauded last week’s announcement by the Liberal National Coalition that fuel drive-offs would be treated as

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Kyabram Free ...
Aug 18 2017
Entertainment

Shearer Snow a local legend

Mathoura lost a kingpin of our community this week with the passing of long-term local, Harry ‘Snow’ O’Connor.. What do you say about a man who was small in stature but had a heart as big as Texas?. Family was his first love

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Eileen Day
Aug 18 2017
Sport

Blighty Under 15s player profiles

Kelsey Hislop (GK, GD): A strong defender, and always gets the much needed intercepts in high pressure situations.. Emmaline Weir (GD): A midcourt turned defender late this year and has slotted into the position perfectly. Her speed and agility are

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Aug 18 2017
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Walk to support awareness

Benalla Health, which runs the community Parkinson’s Disease support group, is pleased to support this year’s A Walk in the Park event for Parkinson’s awareness.. Thousands of people will descend on Melbourne’s Federation

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Benalla Ensign
Aug 18 2017
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Have your say on fuel

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged families and businesses to make their voices heard in a parliamentary inquiry into regional fuel prices.. Nationals and Liberal MPs fought hard to establish the inquiry, which will work to provide

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Kyabram Free ...
Aug 18 2017
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Hit and run investigation

Police wish to speak to the owner of a dark blue coloured ute alleged to have been involved in a ‘hit and run’ in Deniliquin on Monday.. The car was reportedly being driven west along Sloane St, about 4.40pm, when it allegedly collided

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Deniliquin Pa...
Aug 18 2017
Entertainment

Only 20 tickets left for showgirl show

The scandalous Lola Montez has caught the eye of Deniliquin locals, with only a handful of tickets still available for the outrageous showgirl’s production to be held tonight.. At the time of going to print yesterday, there were just 20

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Deniliquin Pa...
Aug 18 2017
Sport

Five Redeyes in contention

Blighty has five sides in Picola League netball finals this season.. Blighty’s third-placed A grade side will take on second-placed Deni Rovers this Saturday in Mathoura.. Play starts from 2pm and the match is expected to be hotly contested

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Delaney Couro...
Aug 18 2017
Sport

Saints out, but not...

Benalla Saints’ season is over after falling to Bendigo Thunder in the Northern Country Women’s Football League grand final on Sunday.. The Saints went into the match as underdogs after the Thunder beat all sides put before them during

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Benalla Ensign
Aug 18 2017
News

Umpire pathway

Fifteen-year-old football umpire Lachlan Wright is back at school after a stint on the boundary line in Perth.. Lachlan was one of 10 umpires selected to represent Victoria at the School Sport Australia (SSA) under-15 football championships held in

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Lewis Fischer
Aug 18 2017
Sport

Juniors carve a win...

IT was a top of the ladder showdown on Saturday with the Junior Saints football team heading to Quarry Hill for a must win game before finals.. The huge crowd was pumped with nerves but it was the entire team who stood tall, giving it their all and

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The McIvor Ti...
Aug 18 2017
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VIDEO: Stanhope cheese plant opened

Fonterra's new state-of-the-art cheese plant was officially opened in Stanhope, marking the return of full production to the site two and a half years after fire destroyed the previous plant.. The $140 million plant has injected an estimated $30

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
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VIDEO: Explore the Silo Art Trail

With the towering silos littered across the Victorian landscape, a drone has helped to deliver a different perspective to the Wimmera-Mallee's Silo Art Trail.. From vision of the intricate artistry to stunning landscapes that see these

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
Water

Blue-Green Algae warnings removed for Lake Eppalock

Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.. GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue-green algae reach levels

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Space seeds get ray blast

Tomato seeds that were carried into space aboard a space shuttle and experimented on by astronauts in the 1980s only made it past Sydney’s Biosecurity officers after a blast of gamma rays.. The Tomato Rutgers California Supreme seeds were

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Senate Economics References Committee tables report into...

The Senate Economics References Committee has today tabled its report into the Australian dairy industry.. The inquiry was initiated off the back of what the committee called unsavoury claw back practices that were conducted by Murray Goulburn and

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Rodney Woods
Aug 18 2017
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Hay is not only thing growing

With recent rainfall across the Goulburn Valley, interest in Gaffy’s Tractor Hire’s hay making equipment is growing according to the company’s owner, Tim Gaffy.. Mr Gaffy has recently purchased a new 110hp John Deere tractor which

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Vote down the CFA bill says parliamentary committee

A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
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Free sustainable food event

The GV Food Bowl Revolution will welcome Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies’s Fair Food founder Chris Ennis at an event exploring community improvement through local food and community action.. The free event is open

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Time to think about essentials

With the start of the hay season approaching, it is a timely reminder for hay-makers to consider their hay making essentials.. Over the years, hay making has become an accurate process combining art and science with the use of mechanical instruments

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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It’s raining again....

What can be done to minimise the deleterious effects of wet weather on silage quality?. The aim is to harvest chopped stack silage at about 30 to 35 per cent dry matter content versus 40 to 50 per cent DM for round baled silage.. Precision chopped

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
Water

Modellers in short...

The National Irrigators Council says the projected shortages of climate modellers raised last week by the Australian Academy of Science are a concern.. National Irrigators Council chief executive officer Steve Whan said ‘‘irrigators

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Ararat rates decision

Ararat farmers have welcomed a decision by an inquiry into plans from the Rural City of Ararat that would have seen farmers’ rates rise by 45 per cent.. The commission of inquiry into the draft rating strategy handed down 12 recommendations to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Two dead six hurt in Finnish knife attack

Two people are dead following a stabbing in the Finnish city of Turku.

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Aug 19 2017
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Fire threat for Qld in lead-up to spring

Fire authorities are warning conditions in many parts of Queensland are perfect for bushfires, with residents urged to have an evacuation plan ready.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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'You're fired': Bannon latest head to roll

The controversial advisor to President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, is the latest head to roll at the White House.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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Sierra Leone buries 461 mudslide victims

More than 600 people are still missing, while 461 people have been buried following a massive mudslide in Sierra Leone.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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MPs with UK folks may add to federal chaos

Possible adding further citizenship confusion to the Australian parliament, the UK Home Office says anyone with a British-born parent is an automatic citizen.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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Three homes destroyed in Wollongong fire

Fire and Rescue NSW say three homes on the state's south coast have been destroyed by fire, as strong winds fuelled the blaze.

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AAP News
Aug 19 2017
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Three houses on fire in Wollongong

Fire and Rescue NSW are battling a fire which is burning three homes on the state's south coast but strong winds aren't helping the conditions.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Sombre crowds return to Las Ramblas

There's a feeling of shock as Barcelona tries to return to normal after a terrorist attack killed 13 people.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Seirra Leone mudslide toll tops 400

More than 400 bodies have been found after the devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Women on trial over former lover's murder

Raymond Pasnin was killed outside his mother's Sydney home in October 2013 as part of a plot involving two former lovers, a court has heard.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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'Psychotic' neighbour killer not guilty

A Melbourne woman who was suffering psychotic delusions when she stabbed her neighbour to death has been found not guilty of murder.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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