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McDonald's brawl

A fight between two groups of men broke out at Echuca McDonald's early Sunday morning. . The fight was caught on video and involves more than 20 men. . Police say no complaints were made and no charges were laid

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Riverine Herald
Dec 12 2017
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Cool head prevailed in court

AN ECHUCA P-plater who let a mate hang off the back of his car while doing circles in the KFC carpark has escaped conviction.. Dylan Ashley Cox, 18, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday to careless driving.. Police prosecutor

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Riverine Herald
Dec 12 2017
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Bond for man’s gun threat

A STANHOPE teenager who threatened his parents with a gun after they asked him to move out of home has escaped conviction.. The 19-year-old walked out of Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday with a 12-month good behaviour bond after pleading guilty

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Riverine Herald
Dec 11 2017
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Action aplenty at Italian Plate

It was all about a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere at the Tatura and Shepparton Race Club on Sunday for its annual Italian Plate Race Day.. The event attracted about 2500 guests according to racetrack manager Jon Dight.. ‘‘It has

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Tara Whitsed
Dec 12 2017
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Parent help vital

Tatura Primary School’s Leisure and Recreational Pursuits program has been a great success this year thanks to the volunteering parents, grandparents and community members.. Physical education teacher Doug Miller said there were about 11

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Declan Martin
Dec 12 2017
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Memorial Park flooded

It’s a sight not uncommon for Deniliquin’s Memorial Park, but usually when the nearby Edward River is in flood.. A large portion of the number three cricket oval and its surrounds were inundated yesterday, after a water pipe connected to

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 12 2017
Sport

Timbercutters too strong

Mathoura proved too strong for Deni RSL Club in Division One of Campaspe Valley pennant on Saturday.. The Timbercutters played host and claimed all three rinks in the local derby, winning convincingly, 94-53 overall, in the round nine contest

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Contributor
Dec 12 2017
Sport

Last set tie-break seals narrow victory

IN THE Goulburn Murray Lawn Tennis Association, it was the showdown to end all showdowns as LBU took on Rochester in the game of the round.. The match saw LBU launch a stunning comeback to claim the match by a single game.. In the Campaspe Tennis

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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Last chance to enter Spend & Win draw

Two lucky local shoppers will share in $3000 in Deniliquin Gift Cards at the end of this week.. The major prize draw for a $2000 and $1000 Gift Card will be held Friday morning.. There have already been $1000 worth of Gift Cards won as part of the

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 12 2017
Sport

Bradley brilliance

The Deni Rhinos are in the box seat for an outright win following a dominant day one by allrounder Anthony Bradley against a visiting Finley side at Memorial Park on Saturday.. The veteran finished day one with figures of 7/26 off 13.5 overs from

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Jamie Lowe
Dec 12 2017
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Your chance to say what makes Rochester great: Project will...

ROCHESTER residents are invited to be a part of an exciting new project that will develop and set out the future direction of the town.. Campaspe Shire mayor Adrian Weston said the first step of the project will start this Saturday with staff and

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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More for Moore: Council pours $58,000 into street...

ROCHESTER’S Moore Street is getting a face-lift.. Campaspe Shire Council has approved $58,503.27 from the Community Plan Implementation Fund to support works for the Rochester Moore St project.. The money will go towards the construction of

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Vivienne Duck
Dec 12 2017
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NBN on its way

Tatura residents and businesses are expected to be able to plug into the National Broadband Network in May next year.. NBN crews will be on the ground in the coming months, checking pits and pipes, laying the fibre to the network and installing node

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Declan Martin
Dec 12 2017
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Murray Irrigation’s...

Murray Irrigation has launched its annual Learn to Swim sponsorship program which aims to keep children safe around water.. More than 1550 children participated in the program last season with $15,520 donated to local schools and swim clubs to help

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Contributor
Dec 12 2017
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We’re making a splash

SPLASH ’N’ Learn to Swim’s instructor, Anna Roughly, is leading the way in this year’s school swimming program.. Anna, along with Maree Macague, has developed a school-based swim and survive program for local students. Splash

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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Bluetongue test results expected soon

Farmers should know the outcome of bluetongue virus testing this week, with the temporary bluetongue virus zone established in October now lifted.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Dr Charles Milne said all farmers could be expected to be

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Dairy

Dairy scholarship applications now open

Applications have opened for the 2018 Greenham GOTAFE Dairy Scholarship with enthusiastic students aged between 17 and 45 encouraged to apply.. The scholarship, now in its 18th year, is open to those with immediate family members, sharefarmers

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Dairy

Dairy reaching water tipping point

If more water is taken away from the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District, the trend of farmers leaving the dairy industry will continue, according to Katunga dairy farmer and Australian Dairy Industry Council Water Taskforce chair Daryl Hoey.. Mr

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Rodney Woods
Dec 12 2017
Water

Environmental flood levels criticised

Environmental targets set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan for the lower Goulburn River will not be met under new constraint projects.. That is according to Goulburn Valley Environment Group president John Pettigrew, who says the Victorian

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Rodney Woods
Dec 12 2017
Horticulture

New Lancaster business has it covered

What do Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena as well as Lancaster Farming’s hydroponic tomato farm all have in common?. They all have a retractable roof and in the case of Lancaster Farming it is the first greenhouse with

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Water

Pause the Plan!

Calls are growing for a halt to the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment, as the Murray-Darling Basin Plan becomes bogged down in inquiries and interstate squabbling.. Goulburn Murray Irrigation District Water Leadership Forum

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Shepparton News
Dec 11 2017
Water

Report slams states’ compliance

Victoria, NSW and Queensland suffer from a lack of transparency and varying levels of vigilance, a report into compliance measures within the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has found.. The Murray-Darling Basin Authority report examined the compliance and

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Shepparton News
Dec 11 2017
Livestock

Global growth for meat

Global meat production is forecast to expand in 2018, intensifying trade competition in international markets and seeing different types of animal proteins increasingly vie for the consumer dollar, according to a newly-released international

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Shepparton News
Dec 10 2017
Livestock

Call to delay biosecurity plans

State Member for Euroa and Deputy Nationals Leader Steph Ryan has called for the implementation of farm biosecurity plans by the meat and livestock industry to be delayed.. Ms Ryan said there was great confusion over the plans, which farmers must

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Shepparton News
Dec 10 2017
Horticulture

Growers meet

Fruit Growers Victoria continues to support and work with local young growers with another Goulburn Valley Emerging Leaders meeting being held this week.. FGV works closely with the young growers group, regularly organising orchard walks and

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Shepparton News
Dec 09 2017
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More help for mums and...

More mothers and babies across Victoria will receive the support they need for the best possible start in life, thanks to the Victorian Government.. Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy recently visited IPC Health in Altona Meadows to announce

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Shepparton News
Dec 09 2017
Water

Flood study to cover...

A $300000 flood study covering the Murray River between Barmah and Torrumbarry will be used to update flood information in surrounding areas and ascertain how current infrastructure handles varying flood conditions.. The study, which will be funded

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Shepparton News
Dec 09 2017
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Friends jailed for Sydney stabbing murder

Friends have been jailed for at least 16 years for the stabbing of a man chased through Sydney backyards

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Fun and games amid Rohingya camp chaos

In the midst of a diphtheria outbreak and muddy conditions at a refugee camp near Cox Bazar, Bangladesh, Rohingya children are turning plastic bags into kites.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Fairfax in deal with Google to drive ads

Fairfax Media says a partnership with Google will help it sell and market advertising across its metropolitan newspapers.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Transurban raising $1.9b for Melb project

Transurban is raising $1.9 billion through a capital raising to fund its $4 billion share of the cost of the West Gate tunnel project in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel to cost $6.7b

Motorists will pay tolls for an extra 10 years on CityLink to help pay for Melbourne's new West Gate Tunnel.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Manufacturing set for positive 2018

A new survey points to a largely upbeat manufacturing sector heading into 2018, buoyed by increased public and private investment.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Kogan to sell budget health insurance

Kogan has signed a deal with Medibank Group to offer budget health insurance policies under a new brand dubbed Kogan Health.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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California wildfire rages towards coast

Firefighters battling wildfires in Southern California have had a reprieve of sorts as Santa Ana winds proved to be less fierce than expected.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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ANZ sells life insurer business to Zurich

International giant Zurich will become Australia's biggest retail life insurer if its proposed takeover of ANZ's OnePath Life is approved.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Liberal vote collapses in Bennelong, poll

The Turnbull government is in danger of losing the Bennelong by-election this weekend, with the new Newspoll showing Labor has caught up to the Liberal party.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Congress urged to probe Trump misconduct

Three women who accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct during last year's election have repeated their claims on US TV, and want an investigation.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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