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Two drivers charged

Two men, both 22, have been charged with alleged drink driving in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday.. About 12.50am on Friday police stopped a male driver in Pakenham St, Deniliquin for a random breath test.. He allegedly returned a positive

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Oct 17 2017
Sport

Mixed results at home for Deni RSL

Deniliquin RSL Bowling Club’s Division One side struggled when hosting Rich River going down by 19 shots overall in round two of the CVBD pennant season.. The rink of Ken Wellard, Terry Taylor, Frank Daniels and Jim Jennings could not take

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Oct 17 2017
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RHINOS REBOUND

Disappointment quickly turned into delight for the Deni Rhinos, claiming one win from two games in their double header weekend at Memorial Park.. The Rhinos hosted two of the Murray Valley Cricket Association’s big guns, facing Barooga on

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Jamie Lowe
Oct 17 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie open day

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions of birds

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Smith's happy with first stage sale

Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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Glorious weather for celebration of Heathcote's wine

More than 3800 people were at the Heathcote Showgrounds for the recent celebration of the new jewel in Victoria's wine crown - the annual Heathcote Wine and Food Festival.. In glorious weather, more than 40 wineries shared their passion with new

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

MG to shed more staff

Murray Goulburn Co-operative is expected to shed up to 60 jobs in its transport division due to the decline in milk supply.. The company has been under pressure because of farmers leaving the company and the resulting milk supply cut.. The company

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

This little dog has nine lives

How did he get his name?. Carolyn: When our son (James) was two years old, he called him Bow Wow. I thought, ‘I don’t want to be calling him Bow Wow when he’s 15’ so we changed it to Bowsie.. What is Bowsie’s

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Walks bust frost myth

The Riverine Plains’ most recent paddock walks, which included walks at Yarrawonga and Dookie, busted some myths around stubble retention and its impacts on how often frosts occur.. Riverine Plains research and extension officer Cassie Schefe

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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New cow joins the herd

Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Water

Meetings on carp control

Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Vertical the way to go

Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Parasites key to koala...

Research is beginning to unlock the secret role of blood-sucking ticks in sick koalas in an attempt to help conserve the marsupial.. In one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia, Murdoch University researcher Amanda Barbosa has analysed

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Lucky win sinking in

Violet Town’s Lindsay Kitchingman and Kerry Clarke from Numurkah had a huge surprise last week when they were told they had won the major prizes of the WB Hunter’s 70th anniversary raffle.. Mr Kitchingman took home the Barastoc Kara Kar

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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Low-educated Aussies find job market tough

Jobseekers without non-school qualifications are finding it increasingly tough to find work, a national report card has found.

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Oct 19 2017
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Young bear brunt of home ownership decline

Home ownership rates are falling most dramatically among young Australians, a biennial report card has found.

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Oct 19 2017
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More refugees finding jobs in Australia

A new report has found an increase in refugees finding jobs in Australia but many have skills that are going to waste.

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Oct 19 2017
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Khamenei: Iran will 'shred' nuclear deal

Iran has threatened to pull out of its nuclear agreement with Western powers if the Trump administration does.

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Oct 18 2017
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Somalis defy police to protest

Chanting protesters have marched through the streets of Mogadishu after a huge truck bomb killed over 300 people.

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Oct 18 2017
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Xenophon may have farewelled Senate

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon may have made his last speech to the Senate, ahead of a High Court ruling and tilt at South Australian politics.

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Oct 18 2017
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Labor proposes changes to child sex laws

The Turnbull government says more pedophiles will be allowed into the community if Labor votes against compulsory jail terms for child sex offenders.

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Oct 18 2017
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Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 in Pakistan

Three seperate attacks have hit southwestern Pakistan, led by a Taliban suicide bomber hitting a police truck and killing seven.

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Oct 18 2017
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Former WA top cop likened to Abbott

The WA premier has likened the "undermining" behaviour of retired police commissioner Karl O'Callaghan to former prime minister Tony Abbott.

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Oct 18 2017
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Mehajer allegedly caught up in NRMA fraud

Police are investigating fraudulent insurance claims following a series of car crashes allegedly linked to former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer.

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Oct 18 2017
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Science teacher's nuclear option rewarded

A Sydney high school teacher who sent students to do work experience at a nuclear reactor has won a prime minister's science award.

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Oct 18 2017
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