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Fraser Coast ChronicleAustralian woman believed to be kidnapped in AfghanistanFraser Coast ChronicleA supplied image obtained Friday, April 29, 2016 of Australian aid worker Katherine (Kerry) Jane Wilson. The Perth woman was reportedly taken by a group of armerd men in military uniforms from her office in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan. Her ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleCharlie Sheen restraining order liftedFraser Coast ChronicleThe former 'Two and a Half Men' star was ordered last month to stay away from former fiancee Scottine Ross - who dated the star in 2013 and 2014 - in a temporary judgement after she claimed he had threatened her life, kicked her to the ground in ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleLETTER: Our destiny is in our own handsFraser Coast ChronicleEVERYBODY knows that Wide Bay has the second worst employment rate (15-to-64 year olds) in Australia, and that this isn't a new problem. Thousands of people have done what I'm about to do, relocate to Brisbane for work. But this doesn't mean it needs ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleHall of Fame for man labelled 'modern day Captain Cook'Fraser Coast ChronicleMarrying country girl Beryl Neilson in 1953, by 1957 Wally had moved to the Capricorn Coast to pursue his dream of becoming a pioneer of the Southern Great Barrier Reef. From then on, Wally ticked off endless firsts for the region and the state ... [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleAwesome Aussies: Anna wins an Australian bronze medalFraser Coast ChronicleOriginally from the Capricornia, Anna joined Maryborough Amateur Athletics Club when her family relocated to the Fraser Coast, and has previously enjoyed success at regional and state competitions. Nothing could prepare the 13-year-old for her ... [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleIggy Azalea: I'm a bad role modelFraser Coast ChronicleThe 25-year-old rapper admits that although her behaviour has matured and she's become more self-aware as she has aged, the blonde beauty does not think she is someone children should look up to. Iggy explained: "As a role model, I don't think I'm a ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleTake a look at how Pubfest has evolved over the yearsFraser Coast ChronicleThe Fraser Coast Regional Council announced that far from being cancelled, as many had feared, it would instead be reborn into a two-day event incorporating a fine wine and food festival, the Portside Food and Wine Fest. Chronicle photographers ... [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleNurofen, Colgate hit with millions in finesFraser Coast ChronicleTHE maker of Nurofen has been left with a $1.7 million headache after the federal court found it breached consumer laws. Reckitt Benckiser was fined the amount after the Federal Court last year found its "specific pain range" misled consumers because ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleShowers expected, but shouldn't interrupt weekend eventsFraser Coast ChronicleOTHER than a shower or two, we can expect a mostly fine weekend weather wise on the Fraser Coast for a pumping weekend of event action. As PBR and Pubfest get ready to kick off, the Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a couple of showers for the region ...Esplanade works continue, motorists urged to avoid stretchThe Sunshine Coast Dailyall 2 news articles [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleImages show impact of Vanuatu quakeFraser Coast ChronicleImages have surfaced on social media of the damage caused by the earthquake to a local super market in Luganville. A series of three images, posted by the Vanuatu Daily Post, show shelves at the supermarket broken and on the floor. Products are ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleQueensland's worst traffic crawl spots revealedFraser Coast ChronicleSunshine Coast commuters going to Brisbane can expect traffic on the Bruce Hwy from Anzac Ave to Murrumba Downs to be crawling at 27 km/h. The afternoon speak is only slightly better at 32km/h. The speed on the Ipswich Mwy from Harcourt Rd to Oxley ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleBrough facing 'ramped up' AFP probe on Slipper diariesFraser Coast ChronicleSUNSHINE Coast MP Mal Brough is facing a 'ramped up' investigation by federal police who are seeking court approval to use evidence from a previous civil case against Peter Slipper. Mr Brough is under investigation by the Australian Federal Police over ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleFury as London mayor claims Hitler a 'Zionist'Fraser Coast ChronicleLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to deny the party had a “problem with anti-Semitism” after Ken Livingstone, one of his oldest political allies, suggested Adolf Hitler was a Zionist. Related Items. OPINION: Is Israel above criticism? MP ...and more [...]
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British family beaten unconscious at Thailand resortFraser Coast ChronicleThe three members of a British family beaten unconscious in a "drunken" attack at a Thai tourist resort have been identified. Lewis and Rosemary Owen, and their son Lewis - named after his father - were kicked and punched during an assault by a gang ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChroniclePBR: Herden's life-long love for bull ridingFraser Coast ChronicleThe 24-year-old drew Filthy Rotten for his second of two rides at Pro Bull Riding Australia's Rural Weekly Live Series event at Hervey Bay's Seafront Oval tomorrow, and Herden said he wanted to conquer the beast. He will also ride Man Child as he tries ... [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleLegendary commentator picks boxing favouritesFraser Coast ChronicleJosh Spasaro Sports Journalist I spent four years in country newspapers before taking on a dream role of covering national and international sports news across the entire APN network, in early 2012. I learnt my trade in Kingaroy, Queanbeyan and Lismore ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleBrisbane's Horn backed for heavyweight title bidFraser Coast ChronicleJosh Spasaro Sports Journalist I spent four years in country newspapers before taking on a dream role of covering national and international sports news across the entire APN network, in early 2012. I learnt my trade in Kingaroy, Queanbeyan and Lismore ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleMindfulness therapy works as well as some drugs: studyFraser Coast ChronicleMindfulness involves training the brain to deal with negative emotions using techniques such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga. Related Items. Forget anti-stress medication and just deep breath · How getting creative can cut stress, bring joy ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleUni cheerleaders poster blasted as 'misogynistic'Fraser Coast ChronicleThe University of Washington has removed a poster for its cheerleading squad after the graphic received severe backlash, including may people calling it sexist and misogynistic. The cheerleading flier featured a white woman with blond hair and was ...and more [...]
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Fraser Coast ChronicleSalary cap cloud hangs over EelsFraser Coast ChronicleTALKING POINT: The selection of Semi Radradra of the Eels has been a bone of contention this week. DAN HIMBRECHTS. Popular Stories. Mum holds down daughter during rape · Ghost Hill will close for roadworks, detours in place · Wet start to winter ...and more [...]
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