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First look at interleague side

Goulburn Valley’s road to interleague glory officially begins tonight.. Luke Morgan’s squad for the blockbuster AFL Victoria Community Championships clash with Ovens and Murray will gather at Seymour’s Kings Park.. It will be the first of

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Oliver Caffrey
Apr 26 2017
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Councillors vote for access to directors’ course

In updating its expenses policy, Greater Shepparton City councillors last week unanimously voted to remove barriers to accessing a directors’ course.. The council voted to adopt the Councillor Expenses and Entitlements Policy minus a section

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
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Robbed at knifepoint

Three youths held up a Mooroopna man, 38, with a knife and stole cash off him in the early hours of Monday morning.. ‘‘The victim was walking to work at 4.30am when he was approached by three male youths,’’ Shepparton police Detective Senior

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 26 2017
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Hoppers go back to back

Rennie, aided by the inclusion of star forward Brendan Fevola, has recorded their second win of the season. Saturday was also the first time all four Hopper teams have won, two weeks in a row, since the club joined the PDFL. The Hoppers were on the

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Netball round-up

Mulwala netball. Another successful round for the Lions, winning 6 out of 7 matches against Cobram this week. A Grade – Mulwala 43 def Cobram 41. The clash of the Lions and Tigers proved to be a tough one that went right down to the wire. The

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Apr 26 2017
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Thousands attend Dawn Service

Drizzling rain failed to dampen the spirits of thousands who turned out to mark Anzac Day at the Dawn Service on Tuesday morning.. Huddled together under umbrellas, the ClubMulwala hill was lined with people of all ages, determined to begin the day

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Racheal Willett
Apr 26 2017
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Trade steady and strong

Yarrawonga Mulwala’s traditional tourist season is drawing to a close and businesses on both sides of the river have indicated strong and steady trade throughout.. Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism’s (YMT) Executive Officer Noel Wright told the

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Fiona Blick
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Juniors relish football return

The wet weather did little to dampen the spirits of the youngsters from the Yarrawonga and District Little League as they enjoyed a return to competition on Friday night. Showers meant the first week of Auskick was cancelled, but for the Under 8s

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Apr 26 2017
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Letters to the Editor

I am a 93 year old veteran of World War II.. I do not have a computer or email facilities; nor do I wish to be forced into having such items. Today (April 20) I was the victim of what I can only describe as blatant discrimination and improper

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Apr 26 2017
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Plaque tribute for Finley’s pine

A plaque at the Lone Pine in Finley was officially unveiled as part of local Anzac Day commemorations yesterday.. The plaque stands proudly near the Aleppo pine tree, which was planted by Bob and Amy Barnes at the Finley RS Club grounds 50 years

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Star Bomber lands in Berrigan for training

Berrigan Football Club’s training was one to remember on Thursday, with two-time Essendon premiership defender Dustin Fletcher taking the reins for the night.. Fletcher, who is Essendon’s games record holder, put the Saints’ senior and junior

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Southern Rive...
Apr 26 2017
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Have a say as Bendigo battles to budget books

FIXING Heathcote’s public toilets and designing the Redesdale Community Hub will be part of the City of Greater Bendigo’s 2017/2018 budget.. Released by Mayor Margaret O’Rourke last week, the budget outlined the council’s response to

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The McIvor Ti...
Apr 26 2017
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When soldier settlers...

TONGALA began to boom when returning World War I soldiers established farms under the Soldier Settlement Scheme.. The town’s public hall will now host a large display of memorabilia from the war in the exhibition starting today.. Coinciding with

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Teams get physical

TONGALA’S A grade netball side got a wake-up call on Saturday going down to Moama 35-54 in the Murray Netball League.. The Blues hosted the round three clash against the Mowers who came out firing in what became a physical match for both sides

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 26 2017
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Anzac Day services

Deniliquin will host three Anzac Day services today — one at dawn, one at 8am and another at 11am.. The dawn service will be held at the Deniliquin Cenotaph in Napier St from 6am, and will feature a fly-over by local pilot Nigel Wettenhall in

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 26 2017
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Creative ideas in Elmore

The final ‘Exploring the Campaspe Workshop: Object Narratives’ with Robyn Ballinger will be held next month in Elmore.. Dr Ballinger believes people don’t often look in their own backyard for inspiration, but when they do, they turn up myriad

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
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Undera remembers fallen heros- Gallery

The farming community of Undera remembered the fallen at a memorial created at Undera Primary School two years ago. . About 120 people turned out for the short service. The memorial wall records the stories of 10 Undera men who have returned as well

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Cropping

Earth mite warning

Scientists have for the first time discovered insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mites in the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s southern cropping region.. Recent laboratory studies on several earth mite populations in South

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Water

Weir level falls

Water levels in the Torrumbarry weir pool are expected to vary between May and August in an effort to help the health of river banks.. The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is advising landholders, river users and boat owners to adjust their pumps

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Shepparton News
Apr 26 2017
Livestock

Strong sale results

Reiland Angus achieved 100 per cent clearance at its autumn bull sale last week in Tumut, seeing 65 bulls sold, with two bulls selling for a top price of $18000 each.. The sale drew more than 45 buyers from across the Riverina, NSW southern slopes

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Livestock

Wool fair returns

The annual Strong Wool Sheep and Wool Fair will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Benalla Showgrounds on May 7.. Started in 1988 by the late Rob Hull, a prominent Romney sheep breeder, the show is run by the Strong Wool Breeders Association and

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Dairy

Gold for Cobram

Victorian milk factories have been rewarded with gold and silver medals at the recent Sydney Royal Dairy and Produce Show.. One of the products made at Murray Goulburn Co-operative’s Cobram factory has been awarded a gold medal.. Marketed by Coles

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Cropping

Race against the clock to beat cereal pest

Less than a year after Russian wheat aphid was first detected in Australian cereal crops, considerable new knowledge is emerging from research started in the wake of the pest’s discovery.. Now present in parts of South Australia, Victori

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Dairy

Kyabram calf deaths investigated

Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire and the death of 20 calves that occurred on a Girgarre property earlier this month.. A police statement said the investigation was now being focused on the care and welfare of the calves prior

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
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APAL wins Pink Lady...

Pink Lady America has lost its final bid to secure ownership of the Pink Lady trademark in Chile, with Apple and Pear Australia being named as the rightful owner.. Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Dairy

Tallygaroopna breeder...

Tallygaroopna dairy breeders Brad and Jessica Gavenlock have exhibited a Jersey at the Sydney Royal Easter Show that the judges were unable to separate from the supreme champion.. A count-back and special adjudicator were required to reach the final

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Geoff Adams
Apr 25 2017
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Cobram abattoir forced...

JBS Australia has sacked its permanent staff at its Cobram abattoir and warned that it could be September or October before it can resume operations.. Last month JBS Australia decided to implement a month-long stand-down of workers due to the lack

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Geoff Adams
Apr 25 2017
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Property Council releases its housing fix

The Property Council of Australia has released a plan to fix housing affordability which focuses on home deposits but warns against touching negative gearing.

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Apr 26 2017
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Trump suffers third setback on immigration

A US District Judge says President Donald Trump has no authority to force sanctuary cities to comply with US immigration policy by withholding funding.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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BHP cuts FY copper production guidance

BHP says 44 days of industrial action at its Escondida copper mine pushed it to cut FY production guidance to between 1.33 million and 1.36 million tonnes.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Turnbull jets off pre-budget to meet Trump

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sit down with US President Donald Trump for the first time in New York, just days before the federal budget.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Coast mayor to front Qld elections probe

The Gold Coast's Tom Tate will become the third southeast Queensland mayor to appear before the Crime and Corruption Commission's electoral probe.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Turkey could reconsider EU: Erdogan

Tukey can't wait indefinitely to join the EU, says President Tayyip Erdogan.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Labor ramps up health budget demands

Labor is stepping up its demands on health funding before the May 9 federal budget.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Nastase unmoved by Williams race row

Ilie Nastase has refused to be drawn into apologising for his controversial comments about Serena Williams.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Trump, Turnbull to meet in New York

White House spokesman Sean Spicer "proudly" announces Malcolm Turnbull's visit, but Donald Trump's tariff move on Canada shows he is willing to take on allies.

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AAP News
Apr 26 2017
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Family First, Bernardi's party to merge

The Family First Party will reportedly merge with Senator Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017

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