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Veteran honoured for his role in D-Day

Gordon Sutherland Pyle was honoured in his home town of Finley on Anzac Day this year, with the late World War II veteran bestowed the French Legion of Honour medallion.. It is the highest French order for military and civil merits, and it was

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May 26 2017
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Jerilderie welcomes two new doctors

Jerilderie and district residents now have access to two new doctors at the Jerilderie Medical Centre.. Dr Assem Swaid and Dr Sumita Saha joined the practice last month.. It will mean three doctors will be available at the clinic once Dr Ismail

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2017
Sport

Georgia on track for Sydney event

Georgia Belling from Jerilderie St Joseph’s Primary School will travel to Sydney as part of the Diocese of Wagga Wagga Cross Country Team.. Georgia earned her place on the team after placing third in her age group at the district carnival late

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May 26 2017
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Livestock

UDV calling for Q fever program

The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual

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Alana Christe...
May 27 2017
Dairy

Dairy land dwindles

The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
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Workers allegedly underpaid

A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
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Kicking up a stink

Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Dairy

Pulford pledges support

Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Livestock

Call to upgrade yards

A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Dairy

Taking a close look at farming

Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Viticulture

Some record May rains last week

Last week, a cut off low pressure which moved inland from the Bight region into NSW and QLD brought some heavy rainfalls at scattered places in both NSW and QLD. On Friday morning 19th May, Hay with 42 mms and nearby towns, Boorooban and Burrabogie

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Peter Nelson
May 25 2017
Livestock

Cruelty fines

Animal cruelty offenders have been fined a total of $85000 in the past month.. The cases — one in Kyabram and the other at Tragowel — both saw farmers fined for their failure to look after the welfare of the animals in their care.. Victoria’s

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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Financial body...

The rural financing body dubbed ‘Barnaby’s bank’ will have its home in the NSW central west from next year.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced the Regional Investment Corporation’s Orange headquarters during a visit on Tuesday

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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50K for Rural Hero...

The Aussie Farmers Foundation is offering up to $50000 for a winning idea that makes a difference to Australian rural and regional communities in need.. The Rural Hero Grant gives charities the chance to pitch an innovative solution that addresses

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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Pets can help build...

Growing up with a pet can bring social, emotional and educational benefit to children and adolescents, according to a newly published study.. Youngsters with pets tend to have greater self-esteem, less loneliness, and enhanced social skills.. This

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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Round 10 AFL - Sydney v Hawthorn Highlights

Round 10 AFL - Sydney v Hawthorn Highlights

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Last two minutes - Sydney v Hawthorn

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Roughead kicks the winning goal - AFL

Roughead kicks the winning goal - AFL

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Burgoyne winds back the clock - AFL

Burgoyne winds back the clock - AFL

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Gallagher gig for Manchester bomb families

Liam Gallagher's first-ever solo show will be played in Manchester and proceeds will go to the families of the concert bombing victims.

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May 26 2017
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Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe

A lawyer for Jared Kushner says he's willing to co-operate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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WA govt warns SA it still wants ship work

The WA government says a decision on shipbuilding contracts is not "done and dusted", and it will lobby Canberra to give it work due to go to South Australia.

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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Shorten says govt buying doctor silence

Labor leader Bill Shorten has accused the federal government of trying to buy doctors' silence with its May budget, labelling it "cash for no comment".

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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Ex-stripper contests fiance murder charge

An former exotic dancer accused of murdering her fiance in 2005 will face a committal hearing in a Melbourne court.

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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Possibly suspicious items found in Wigan

Homes have been evacuated after police found 'potentially suspicious' items in a house in Wigan, 40km northwest of Manchester.

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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Another arrest in Manchester attack raids

British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have carried out fresh raids and arrested another man, while eight remain in custody.

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AAP News
May 26 2017
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