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Greyhounds snapped up

The Seymour greyhound adoption centre was buzzing during the weekend as more than 1000 people lined up to meet, greet and take home a new best friend.. In what was initially scheduled to be a three-day event run by the Greyhound Adoption Program

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Gus McCubbing
Jan 19 2018
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Volleyball scrutiny

Following this year’s beach volleyball tournament, Greater Shepparton City Council will review its performance in determining whether to continue with it.. Council’s tourism and major events team leader Anthony Nicolaci said it would

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Thomas Moir
Jan 19 2018
Opinion

Station rebuild on agenda

We welcome the urgency with which the state opposition is calling on a commitment to be made to rebuild the Mooroopna Railway Station.. The last thing we want to see is for time to pass and no structure put in place to replace the historic

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Big reunion crowd

More than 150 former and current Deniliquin RSL Club staff are expected to attend a reunion in February.. An RSL staff reunion has been organised by former staffer Cathy Pearn (nee Shephard) and a small group of other former club employees.. Mrs

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Jamie Lowe
Jan 19 2018
Sport

First shoot of the year

Deniliquin Clay Target Club will hold its first monthly shoot for 2018 on Sunday.. The five event fixture will start at noon at the club’s shooting range on Racecourse Rd with high gun honours up for grabs.. The shooting events are as follows

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Jamie Lowe
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Something to Think about

IT’S only a small share, but when the galloper he has an ownership interest in collects $600,000 for a win it’s still a nice windfall — not to mention feeling.. Kyabram’s Tony Hetherington owns a few hairs in the tail of Care

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Kyabram Free ...
Jan 19 2018
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Driver’s licence suspended

A 29 year-old Deniliquin man has had his licence suspended, pending a court appearance, after being charged with alleged drink driving.. Police said a ute was stopped in Crispe St, Deniliquin about 12.20am Friday for a random breath test.. The male

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Laing wins first match of 2018

Deniliquin croquet started for 2018 on Sunday with 12 players taking part. The weather was perfect and the courts were in great shape.. Bobby Laing was the only three game winner and won the day with 23 hoops.. Six players had good scores despite

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Contributor
Jan 19 2018
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Member for Murray officially resigns

Murrumbidgee councillor Austin Evans has officially resigned from council following his election as the Member for Murray.. Mr Evans (pictured) advised council at its December meeting of his intention to resign, after he won the seat of Murray

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Contributor
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Magic Sunlight star

Long range plans can often go astray but not in the case of Gold Coast Magic Millions winner Sunlight.. Trainer Tony McEvoy’s meticulous planning was rewarded when his filly had a decisive two lengths margin in the $1.94 million race for two

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Jim Zealley
Jan 19 2018
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Letters to the editor

Information sought. The Benalla Historical Society is embarking on an ambitious project to collect basic information about all homes, buildings and properties within the Benalla Rural City boundaries.. With the aid of a $500 community support grant

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 19 2018
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New 'art' installation in Seymour

While Benalla is famous for its murals, Seymour was blessed with its very own form of street art this morning as a pile of trolleys was left on the corner Wimble Street and Oak Street.. A local woman, Tamara Jones, found the “trolley

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The Telegraph
Jan 19 2018
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Bank offers $5000 for...

RURAL Bank has opened applications for its 2018 national scholarship program for the next generation of agricultural leaders.. This year’s program will see an increased investment in the number of scholarships available, with up to 15 tertiary

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The McIvor Ti...
Jan 19 2018
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Grants to honour our...

THE state government will help northern Victoria commemorate the sacrifice of local veterans and educate the wider community about their service.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp announced the opening of three veterans grant programs that

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Kyabram Free ...
Jan 19 2018
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Council announces...

ABC Riverina sports broadcaster and Cricket NSW Murray Region development manager Robbie Mackinlay has been named Edward River Council’s 2018 Australia Day Ambassador.. Council Mayor Norm Brennan said Mr Mackinlay will be ‘‘front

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Contributor
Jan 19 2018
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Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with spice Chilli Bacon

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk of spill

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
News

Everything old is new again

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

New directors for sheep body

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Fined $72,000 for...

A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

Plans to simplify...

Legislation is seeking to establish a one-stop shop for export rules and agricultural goods in a bid to minimise export costs and drive productivity.. Introduced to Federal Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, the bill will replace 17

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Solar gets funding

Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, with University of New South Wales capturing the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.. ‘‘Australia is at the

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Congress faces looming govt shutdown

A meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer has failed to produce a deal.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Firefighters battle winds in NSW blaze

NSW firefighters are working to control a bushfire that's burnt 20,000 hectares of land in the Pilliga Forest in northwest NSW.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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US couple used starvation to control kids

Experts say the US couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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One year on from fatal Bourke St rampage

A private memorial service will be held to mark one year since six people died and dozens were injured as a car careened down Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Labor MPs may wait months for High Court

The first two Labor members caught in the citizenship fiasco may have to wait until March to find out if they can remain in federal parliament.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Stark suicide rates among ex-ADF soldiers

Men discharged from the military for medical reasons, or in ranks other than commissioned officer, are at much higher risk of suicide than their peers.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Former diplomat accused of sexual assault

Sir Trevor Garland, who served as honorary consul to the Solomon Islands, has faced court over accusations he sexually assaulted a man in Sydney last year.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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SA swelters on third day of extreme heat

South Australian hospitals treated more than 50 people for health-related illnesses as the state sweltered through a third day of extreme temperatures.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Gladys says 'no' to Australia Day change

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she doesn't want the date of Australia Day changed but notes the importance of recognising indigenous culture.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Vic government denies stacking MFB board

The Victorian government has denied stacking the MFB board to push through a controversial pay deal.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Stepping off a Bourke St tram into chaos

Australian Associated Press journalist Luke Costin was on a tram in Melbourne's CBD one year ago when a car raced through Bourke St, hitting dozens of people.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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