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Famous battle relived

A re-enactment of the Charge of the Light Horse at Beersheba will be held in Strathmerton later this month.. Well-known horseman Wayne Hinchliffe will lead the re-enactment of the charge, complete with uniforms and weapons.. There will also be

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Courier Cobram
Oct 18 2017
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Thanks for caring

Even though she had two children of her own, Cobram’s Wilma Kay had always felt she had another parenting role within her — for foster children.. She simply loved the idea of taking responsibility for a needy child and giving them the

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Courier Cobram
Oct 18 2017
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Dairy sisters give their cows lots of love

Katie and Renee Anderson have milk running through their veins.. The sisters love cows — whether it be breeding them, rearing them or showing them — and they spend a large part of their life helping run their family dairy farm ‘Sun

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Courier Cobram
Oct 18 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
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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
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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
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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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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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China state-owned firms a worry: Bishop

Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress in Beijing with a three hour and 23 minute-long address.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Inquiry finds Trinity head misled council

The child abuse royal commission has criticised the handling of abuse complaints involving students at two prestigious Sydney boys schools.

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Oct 18 2017
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Govt announcement on Thursday: Peters

NZ First leader Winston Peters will announce tomorrow which of the main parties, National or Labour, will lead the next government.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Fiji to issue bond to fight climate change

Fiji has announced it will issue a sovereign green bond of US$50 million to raise funds for the Pacific nation to tackle climate change.

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Oct 18 2017
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Eastern quoll to make its mainland return

Conservationists are preparing to reintroduce the eastern quoll to Australia's mainland, about six decades after the fury species was last seen there.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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US horror series inspired SA killing

A court has heard that the US television series An American Horror Story partly motivated the brutal murder of an Adelaide man last year.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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NSW police in terror attack exercise

NSW police have responded to a simulated terror threat at Sydney's Central Station.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Minister confident in regulator over Crown

Gaming minister Marlene Kairouz has confidence in Victoria's regulator and its ability to investigate allegations Crown tampered with pokies.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Medicinal cannabis supplier wants amnesty

An Adelaide woman charged over the supply of medicinal cannabis wants an amnesty for those using the drug for medical purposes.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Beginning of end for IS: defence minister

Defence Minister Marise Payne has hailed the liberation of the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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