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Thu 24 Jan 2019

In the deep end of water polo season

premium_icon In the deep end of water polo season

A LOOK at the top four teams in Far North Coast Water Polo

FAREWELL LINDSAY: Beloved man bled orange

FAREWELL LINDSAY: Beloved man bled orange

IT WAS standing-room only when the Northern Rivers emergency services community farwelled a much-loved and respected member, Lindsay William Matterson.

Country calling for young surf lifesavers

premium_icon Country calling for young surf lifesavers

FNC branch surf lifesavers representing NSW Country in Sydney this week

Jai set for showpiece race

premium_icon Jai set for showpiece race

STEPHENSON to defend NSW title at Lismore speedway on Saturday

Woman attacked partner because she was tired, stressed

premium_icon Woman attacked partner because she was tired, stressed

A 32-YEAR-OLD Lismore woman has narrowly escaped jail time over the domestic violence incident.

Why a man is driving 5200kms across Australia in a backhoe

premium_icon Why a man is driving 5200kms across Australia in a backhoe

A CONSTRUCTION worker has a heartwarming reason for undertaking a Guinness World Record attempt.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Stockland admits to housing estate ‘mistake’

premium_icon Stockland admits to housing estate ‘mistake’

STOCKLAND admits it was a mistake to allow residents to build to the same boundary line in an estate north of Brisbane.

Mourners gather for Aiia’s final homecoming

premium_icon Mourners gather for Aiia’s final homecoming

AIIA Maasarwe, the beloved student who was killed on her way home from a night out in Melbourne, is being laid to rest in her home town in Israel.

Family’s surprising reaction to sentence

premium_icon Family’s surprising reaction to sentence

A YOUNG mum’s brief distraction at the wheel led to a head-on collision that ultimately killed a 98-year-old great grandmother.

Racism storm erupts at Aus Open

Racism storm erupts at Aus Open

A COMPANY has been forced to offer an apology after a controversial cartoon sparked international outrage at the Australian Open.

Mum, son found in car submerged in river

Mum, son found in car submerged in river

TWO bodies - a mother and her son - have been removed from a vehicle submerged in a river on the state’s Mid North Coast.

Test bolter earns shock debut

Test bolter earns shock debut

Kurtis Patterson was only added to the Australian squad at the 11th hour, but now he’s officially earned his spot in the side ahead of the first Test.

Cahill backs Hewitt’s Cup squad to deliver

premium_icon Cahill backs Hewitt’s Cup squad to deliver

Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have been left out of the Davis Cup team to face Bosnia-Herzegovina but Darren Cahill still rates Australia favourites.

Animals you should fear more than snakes

Animals you should fear more than snakes

IT'S time to stop the snake-bashing and confront the cold hard facts — you’re more likely to die from a dog bite than a snake one.

Self-belief key to Pliskova’s epic comeback

premium_icon Self-belief key to Pliskova’s epic comeback

Facing match point, Karolina Pliskova’s detractors would have felt comfortable. What few bargained on, though, was Pliskova’s unshakeable self-belief

Backflip on racing ban at Lismore greyhounds

premium_icon Backflip on racing ban at Lismore greyhounds

LISMORE greyhound track cleared of contributing to high injury and fatality rate

Aussie skipper’s delight at classic Gabba deck

Aussie skipper’s delight at classic Gabba deck

Fast, bouncy and quintessentially Australian. That’s what Australian captain Tim Paine is hoping for from the Gabba wicket in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Serena: ‘I didn’t choke’

premium_icon Serena: ‘I didn’t choke’

Serena Williams has denied claims she choked in her Australian Open loss to Karolina Pliskova, saying her rival “literally played her best tennis ever”.

Surging Bullets ‘should come out on top’ of Kings

premium_icon Surging Bullets ‘should come out on top’ of Kings

The Brisbane Bullets are in season-best form and former NBL star Mark Worthington sees them as favourites to topple Sydney Kings on Friday night.

PETA to barbecue a ‘dog’ in city mall

PETA to barbecue a ‘dog’ in city mall

Thousands of people wandering through Sydney’s busiest mall tomorrow can expect to see a “dog” getting roasted on a classic Aussie barbecue.

‘Hollywood A-lister’ heading to the jungle

‘Hollywood A-lister’ heading to the jungle

A “Hollywood A-lister” is heading to the jungle — but whether you would consider the rumoured new contestant a top tier celebrity is seriously debatable.

Magistrate slams drug users: ‘People are dying’

premium_icon Magistrate slams drug users: ‘People are dying’

Six women who have faced court for trying to smuggle drugs into the Lost Paradise music festival have been slammed by a magistrate.

On the pill? Here's what the pope had to do with it

On the pill? Here's what the pope had to do with it

THE way women have been told to take the contraceptive pill each month came from an effort to please the pope, and makes it more likely the pill will fail.

How to create a healthy school lunch box

premium_icon How to create a healthy school lunch box

From brain foods to simple snacks the kids will love, make packing school lunches easy with these top tips, writes Anooska Tucker-Evans.

Sydney CBD warning after infections

Sydney CBD warning after infections

FOUR new cases of a potentially fatal lung infection may have stemmed from Sydney CBD buildings, prompting a health warning.

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