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Experience the camaraderie

If you’re aged 13 to 18 and a life in the sky takes your fancy, a spot in Shepparton’s Australian Air Force Cadets program may be for you.. The 419 Squadron’s commanding officer Ray Bolton said many of the cadets learned discipline

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Jul 28 2017
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Water continues to divide states

The South Australians are calling for blood about allegations big irrigators took water they were not entitled to from NSW rivers, but Federal Water Minister Barnaby Joyce is playing down its significance.. The NSW Government has appointed someone

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Geoff Adams
Jul 28 2017
Entertainment

Rocking good time

SPC Ardmona KidsTown was rocking yesterday as children tried their hand at the fun rock hunting craze sweeping around the world.. The fun game has its own local following online through the GV Shepp Rocks Facebook page.. KidsTown staff also went out

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
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It’s important to talk about death

Let’s face it, death is inevitable.. That’s the confronting but real topic of U3A’s next Melting Pot on Tuesday.. There’s no escaping the reality of our mortality, yet the belief that it’s morbid to speak about death

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Emergency call to keep young doctors in bush

MORE medical schools in the bush may entice doctors to move to the country.. But investment to meet rural training position demand for young doctors ready for the next step in their career is what is really needed, according to the Rural Doctors

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Kyabram Free ...
Jul 28 2017
Sport

Timbercutters take on Saints

Mathoura will look to move on from their horror day against Strathmerton last week when they host Berrigan for round 16 of the Picola League tomorrow.. It will be a tough ask for the Timbercutters though with last week’s game coming with some

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Jamie Lowe
Jul 28 2017
Sport

Lindhe and McDonald in sprint

After a very heavy morning frost the weather turned into an ideal day for Saturday’s 28km handicap race.. Nine riders, divided into three bunches, entered.. Thirteen-year-old Nathalia lad Josh Woods and local law enforcement officer Wayde

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Courier Cobram
Jul 28 2017
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Irvine pushes for changes

Thoona resident Barrie Irvine says practices need to change when it comes to ensuring roads are kept safe in the wider Benalla area.. He said he was pushing for a change of practices in terms of fixing potholes and grading gravel roads, which he

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 28 2017
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Powers of transactive memories

In our everyday life, remembering is the norm.. We expect to be able to remember things, faces, names, and events.. We make heroes of people with exceptional memory.. We get worried when we have a ‘‘seniors moment’’ and

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Sport

Finley 'A' continue good form

A grade: Finley 47 def. Barooga 36.. The Cats led all game to record a good win in round 14 of Murray Netball League on Saturday.. Chelsea McDonald continued her excellent shooting form and got the team off to a great start on their home court. The

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Contributor
Jul 28 2017
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Coolheads a caution to stay safe on roads

A group of 11 students from Alexandra and Yea were able to attend the Coolheads program in Shepparton last week.. Alexandra police’s Acting Senior Sergeant Andrew Walker and youth resource officer Leading Senior Constable Jane Marks took the

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The Telegraph
Jul 28 2017
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Charity founder to speak in Ky

RUSSELL Kerr will be the guest speaker at Save the Children Australia (SCA) Kyabram branch’s annual meeting.. Mr Kerr is the founder of Hands On Learning Australia (HOLA), a charity committed to preventing the harm of early school leaving

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Kyabram Free ...
Jul 28 2017
Sport

Rams roll Rumba

The Deni Rams fourths are just one win away from cementing their spot in the Murray League finals following a 67 point win over Rumbalara on Saturday.. Playing in Rumba, the Rams kept the home side scoreless in three of the four quarters of the game

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jul 28 2017
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Deni RSL’s giving...

Christmas will come early for one lucky person when the Deniliquin RSL Club announces the winner of its latest major prize giveaway — a 2017 Hyundai Accent Sport — this December.. The hatchback is valued at around $19,000 and is a 1.6L

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Delaney Couro...
Jul 28 2017
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Film festival tour...

There will be plenty of excitement in in Numurkah and Yarroweyah on the weekend as Australia’s best short films will feature on the big screen when the St Kilda Film Festival’s Victorian Tour screens on July 28 and 29.. Moira Arts and

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Courier Cobram
Jul 28 2017
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Fonterra increases farmgate milk price for 17/18 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its farmers of an increase of 20 cents per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) to its farmgate milk price for the 2017/18 season, bringing its average farmgate milk price to $5.50kgMS. The increase will apply from 1

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Livestock

Watch for risk

Livestock producers are being reminded to pay close attention to the physical wellbeing of their livestock to prevent cattle developing lameness disease this winter.. There are multiple factors that contribute to lameness in cattle but the risks can

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Shepparton News
Jul 28 2017
Viticulture

Show Time: Faces of the Past

Sharing the stories of the region’s Miss Show Girls.. -

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
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Plan shot down

A NSW Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party member has hit back at the National Party over its plans to increase red tape on hunting on private land.. Orange MP Phillip Donato said the changes to the way hunters supply proof of permission to shoot on

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Viticulture

Going with the Flows

The Boss called in to a forum on environmental flows the other day and came home looking non-committal. He looks that way whenever I retrieve something quickly for him, but drop it a few steps away rather than give it to him. It's a kind of

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The General
Jul 27 2017
Livestock

Call to hold fire inquest

Farmers want an inquest into a bushfire which devastated 55000ha of farmland in NSW’s central west and killed thousands of sheep and cattle.. NSW Farmers Association members at their annual conference in Sydney last Thursday voted for a coronial

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Dairy

Flow not expected to hit price

Murray Goulburn has announced its milk flow has reduced but has reassured suppliers that it will not affect the opening average milk price for the Southern Milk Region.. At this stage, Murray Goulburn’s total 2017-18 milk intake is expected to be

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Livestock

Live trade ban was ‘reckless’

A former federal Labor minister acted ‘‘recklessly’’ when he made the irrational and unreasonable decision to ban all live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011, a judge has been told.. Even though then-agriculture minister Joe Ludwig was

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
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Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt,...

Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt, Pine Nuts and Herbs. Serves: 6. Ingredients:. 2 tsp fennel seeds. 2 tsp cumin seeds. 1 tbsp coriander seeds. 1 cups Greek-style natural yoghurt. 1 large clove garlic, crushed. salt and freshly

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Horticulture

Fence dispute calls...

I read with dismay the article on “Fence legal threat” in the July 18 - 24 issue of Country News.. Rules and laws are necessary for the best interests of our country and rules or laws found to be wrong need to be changed.. During my working life

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
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High council rates a...

Farmers will be disproportionately stung with high rates, a Victorian Government inquiry into the city of Ararat has heard.. The VFF fronted up to the Commission of Inquiry into the city, demanding to know the reasoning behind the council’s steep

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Viticulture

Export growth in...

The Wine Australia Export Report June 2017, released last week, shows that Australian wine export value increased by $201million (10 per cent) in 2016-17 to $2.31billion, underpinned by strong export growth to China and the United States.. Australi

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
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US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will be forced to retaliate at some point if Washington presses ahead with new sanctions on Moscow.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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More Black Hawks headed for Australia

An Australian company has signed a multimillion-dollar deal to import and refurbish 10 ex-US military Black Hawk helicopters to help fight bushfires.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Mark Philippoussis in 'shock': lawyer

Nick Philippoussis had his bail dramatically raised to $US9.2 million, which will likely keep him in custody, after being charged with abusing two girls.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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US man arrested over Aust cyber attacks

The FBI has arrested an Iranian-born US citizen in Seattle over a series of cyber attacks that impacted businesses in Australia, the US and Canada in 2015.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Amazon's Bezos briefly world's richest man

Jeff Bezos briefly pipped Microsoft's Bill Gates as the world's riches man, but Amazon stock fell nearly 1 per cent on Thursday, sending him back to No.2 spot.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Chemists to get real-time medicine monitor

The federal government will roll out real-time monitoring for doctors and pharmacies to identify those who shop around for strong pain medicines.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Canavan case like 'becoming North Korean'

A Turnbull government minister has compared the case of one of its own being signed up as an Italian without consent to being made a North Korean by Pyongyang.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Baby Charlie to die in hospice

Charlie Gard will be moved to a hospice to spend his final hours before a ventilator that keeps him alive is turned off, a British judge has ruled.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Roberts confident on citizenship status

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts did not receive confirmation he had renounced British citizenship until months after the federal election.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Tiah's mum slams foster brother sentence

Slain Brisbane schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer's mother is expected to push for an appeal of a jail sentence handed to her daughter's foster brother.

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AAP News
Jul 28 2017
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Venezuela strike enters second day, 3 dead

Venezuelan streets remain barricaded and deserted as an opposition-led strike enters its second day, with reports three people were killed during clashes.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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