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Lucky escape for young driver

A MAN is lucky to be alive after a single vehicle crash in Runnymede, south of Elmore.. The 20-year-old from Runnymede crashed into a tree on McNamara Rd after he lost control on a dirt road.. Leading Senior Constable Frank Scopelliti of Campaspe

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Jan 24 2018
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Drivers have a new message: Do not use your mobile phone

MOTORISTS are playing a deadly game on our roads — using mobile phones while driving despite the potentially catastrophic risks.. And police are worried.. Sergeant Paul Nicoll of Campaspe Highway Patrol said his crews were catching about six

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Vivienne Duck
Jan 23 2018
Sport

State Fours roll on despite the heat

CVBD. The CVBD Men’s State Fours was played at Moama on Sunday in hot and humid conditions.. Only the co-operation of the players allowed this to happen, by starting the semi-final at 8am.. The Deniliquin team of Stephan Truelsen, Lindsay

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Campaspe News
Jan 23 2018
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Snake fight fuels fears

Nanneella’s Liz Williams said before January 12, she had only seen one snake this summer.. But that day she witnessed a fight to the death between an eastern brown snake and a tiger snake in her backyard.. Ms Williams said not only did the

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
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Eat breakfast with wildlife

North Central Catchment Management Authority is celebrating the fifth year of its popular Breakfast with the Birds event with something special.. This year it’s Hird Swamp’s turn to show off, with the wetland buzzing after environmental

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
Dairy

Exhibitors travel to IDW

International Dairy Week is drawing entries from most states of Australia, including Tasmania and Western Australia, for the annual show this week.. Western Australian dairy farmer Colin Gilbert has brought three Guernseys from North Dandalup, 80km

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
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Give a rescue pet a loving home

PetRescue-affiliated rescue groups will pay a visit to PETstock Shepparton on Sunday, February 4 to help rescue pets find families that will love them forever.. The initiative, led by PETstock’s charity foundation PETstock Assist, and its

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
Livestock

Dajory celebrates 20 years

Grahamvale stud Dajory Murray Greys will be involved in Beef Week for the 10th time this year as it celebrates the 20th year of the stud’s existence.. To mark the occasion, the McRae family will be involved in the 2018 Heifer Challenge and

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
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Wool prices hit new high

Wool prices reached a record high of more than 1800¢/kg recently thanks to strong demand from China.. Prices have been on the up since October, and Fox & Lillie Rural Victorian wool brokerage manager Eamon Timms said China made up 80 per

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Rodney Woods
Jan 24 2018
Cropping

Big factory expansion at Stanhope Fonterra plant

Fonterra's Stanhope factory will be doubled in size as part of a new $165 million expansion in cheese production announced today.. Stanhope is earmarked for $125 million of capital expenditure to double the size of the plant. The investment in

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
Horticulture

No shortage of pickers

Harvest labour office MADEC has moved to quell concerns about a shortage of fruit pickers and said it expected there would be enough pickers to satisfy demand.. Harvest labour services state manager Robert Hayes said while there had been some

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Alana Christe...
Jan 24 2018
Horticulture

It’s time to admit water mistakes

In his five-year report of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, Murray-Darling Basin Authority chair Neil Andrew refers to improved environmental health.. Given the improved climatic conditions in the five years post the worst 10 years of drought in

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
Dairy

Jet loves his bovine...

Can you tell us about Jet’s relationship with the cows?. He’s a very friendly dog. He spends most of his time with the cows. He sleeps with them and when we are rearing calves, he is there too. The cows don’t bother him and he

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Shepparton News
Jan 24 2018
Livestock

Finding vaccine gaps

Sheep producers are being encouraged to participate in a new survey to help researchers investigate why the effectiveness of the Gudair vaccine for ovine Johne’s disease appears to vary on different properties.. Gudair is Australia’s

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
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Minister met

UDV president Adam Jenkins has labelled the newly appointed Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud ‘‘a good bloke’’ following a meeting earlier this month to discuss issues facing Victorian dairy farmers.. Mr

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
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Teenager taped to fire truck in Vic hazing

A teenage girl was duct-taped to the front of a fire truck as part of a pattern of hazing and poor behaviour at a Victorian fire station, a report has revealed.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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CEOs upbeat about economy in 2018

A new survey shows Australian businesses are confident about the prospects for 2018.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Coroner wants to see full Clavell report

The South Australian coroner has asked police to provide him with a full copy of their report into the death of Rodney Clavell.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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High Court to rule on ex-senator case

A full bench of the High Court will decide whether a former NXT senator is eligible to get her job back, the latest twist in the federal MPs' citizenship saga.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Uber driver pleads not guilty over death

An Uber driver charged with negligent driving after a man was killed last year has pleaded not guilty in a Sydney court.

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Jan 24 2018
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Wattle Health milks China as Q2 sales jump

Wattle Health's second-quarter sales surge to 58 per cent of the previous full-year total, as the infant formula supplier's China expansion plans near fruition.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Michael Hill to leave US in overhaul

Michael Hill International will exit its loss-making US jewellery stores and will review its Emma & Roe brands with a plan to close some shops.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Chief scientist in court on fraud charges

Queensland's suspended chief scientist has appeared in court over allegations she used a corporate credit card to buy a scooter, drone and other items.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Magistrate refuses Mehajer bail

Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has been refused bail after being accused of staging a car crash last year on his way to court.

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Jan 24 2018
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Teen arrested in Kentucky school shooting

Two teenagers have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in a shooting at a school in rural Kentucky.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Kathmandu flags 20% rise in H1 profit

Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Kathmandu expects first-half profit to rise by at least 20 per cent despite same store sales falling in NZ.

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Jan 24 2018
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