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THE council will write to MPs asking them to support calls to being the Wikileaks...

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Fire permits no longer needed on Far North Coast

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BUSH fire danger period to end early in Northern Rivers andFar North Coast...

Woman accused of stabbing teacher faces court

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A WOMAN who is alleged to have stabbed a Byron Bay Public School teacher has had...

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Rescue groups benefit with $13,000 from fundraiser

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THE takings have been split between two Brunswick Heads organisations.

Splendour has sold out, here's how you can get tickets

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TICKETS for the 2020 event snapped up in just one hour.

How to succeed in your first year of uni

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Here’s how to avoid the uni blues

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North Coast runner secures titles as state’s top U20s steeplechaser

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THE Byron Bay runner competed at the NSW Athletics Junior State Championships.

‘Upsetting’ truth behind Simpsons exit

‘Upsetting’ truth behind Simpsons exit

'That represents a real blind spot I had'

Killer dad planned to murder others

Killer dad planned to murder others

Rowan Baxter kept a rope in his car to murder his ex-partner and son

Motorcyclist dead after tragic truck crash

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New five-year contaceptive gets subsidised

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It 'will provide Australian women with greater choice'

The sports most likely to see you end up in hospital

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A REPORT on sporting injuries has revealed that one in 10 is life threatening, as...

OH NUTS! Big dry affects 2020 macadamia crop

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There could be problems finding this tasty treat due to drought

Celtics are back for Anzac Cup clash

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DEFENDING premiers South Lismore playing in opening round of Football FNC...

Dementia support groups caring for the carers

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    Why Alstonville’s hard to beat in water polo competition

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    FRONT runners in FNC contest have well-balanced team packed with experienced...

    Woodford cycling series continues

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    RIDERS in the highly competitive Woodford Series powered along the hotdog course...

    North Coast Lifesavers take on state titles

    premium_icon North Coast Lifesavers take on state titles

    A STRONG contingent of young nippers will be among the competing group.

    First round of 2020 approaches for boardriders

    premium_icon First round of 2020 approaches for boardriders

    THE club is gearing up for the round after a successful sign-on day.

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      Fox Sports’ Mark Bosnich previews the latest A-League action

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      premium_icon Kyrgios battles injury ahead of Cup tie in Adelaide

      Tennis Australia hopeful Nick Kyrgios will overcome wrist injury.

      Kevvie Walters opens up about son Billy’s battle

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      Past loyalties won’t stop a proud dad from barracking for Tigers.

      Brisbane NRL expansion plan takes major new step

      premium_icon Brisbane NRL expansion plan takes major new step

      ARLC to meet expansion bidders to be NRL’s 17th team.

      Expert warns ‘everyone’ will get coronavirus

      premium_icon Expert warns ‘everyone’ will get coronavirus

      'It doesn’t look like the virus is ever going to go back in its box'

      ‘Gay guys don't do graffiti’: Roxy Jacenko AVO bid fails

      premium_icon ‘Gay guys don't do graffiti’: Roxy Jacenko AVO bid fails

      PR queen bid for a restraining order declined

      'You won't knock me down': Model spends $55k on tattoos

      'You won't knock me down': Model spends $55k on tattoos

      Viral tattoo lover spent $55k on body modifications and ink

      Teen accused of stealing high-end cars

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      A teenager has been charged after an alleged crime spree last year

      Business News

        Telstra plans to ‘supercharge’ 5G network

        premium_icon Telstra plans to ‘supercharge’ 5G network

        Telstra will test ‘supercharged’ 5G technology this year

        Where’s our money: Heston Blumenthal staff waiting for pay

        premium_icon Where’s our money: Heston Blumenthal staff waiting for pay

        Heston staff still fighting for final pay.

        Update Google Chrome right now

        Update Google Chrome right now

        Chrome updates browser to fix bugs that could let hackers run codes

        Aussie dollar hits 11-year low

        Aussie dollar hits 11-year low

        Australian share market opens higher after tumultuous week

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          Thanks to her devoted fans, Miss Fisher is flying high again

          premium_icon Thanks to her devoted fans, Miss Fisher is flying high again

          ESSIE Davis on her long-awaited return as stylish super-sleuth.

          What's on the big screen this week

          What's on the big screen this week

          A STYLISH sleuth returns and a reboot flips a classic on its head.

          Where you can watch Sir David Attenborough’s new film

          premium_icon Where you can watch Sir David Attenborough’s new film

          HIS new documentary A Life in Our Planet will premiere in cinemas across the world...

          Your only chance to get Splendour locals tickets

          premium_icon Your only chance to get Splendour locals tickets

          THIS weekend, organisers will allow locals to buy tickets to the 2020 version of...

          Lifestyle

            ‘Wily’ virus will hit every country: expert

            ‘Wily’ virus will hit every country: expert

            One experts says virus could be “with us for life”.

            He’s officially one of the hottest guys in the world

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            Riley Channells has returned from the Manhunt International World Finals in the...

            Is this the million-dollar reason people being eaten alive?

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            Accusation of $1.1 million underspend on mosquito control

            Footballer slid into pornstar’s DMs

            Footballer slid into pornstar’s DMs

            Pornstar Lana Rhoades reveals football star slid into her Insta DMs

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                Karl Stefanovic cast as the silly buffoon, writes Mike Colman.

                A new poll suggests the ABC is out of touch with the views of “ordinary Aussies” – and a surprising age group is turning against the broadcaster.

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                  Council will attempt to negotiate on parking and privacy issues with the DA.

                  premium_icon $2.3m housing development expected to go ahead in Bangalow

                  THE proposal will be approved, subject to conditions and negotiations.

                  A new study has found the key to happiness, and the good news is it’s part of a housing boom that could be contagious.

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                  Tough new rules will be considered for the region’s short-term holiday letting properties

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                    Aussies were stunned when the beloved denim giant collapsed last month – but now it has been given a second chance, with 680 jobs salvaged.

                    Jeanswest saved from brink of ruin

                    Jeanswest sold to Harbour Guidance Pty Ltd, saving 680 jobs

                    A $40 million warehouse project developed by a national company will jobs for up to 400 construction workers, with 130 people needed once it’s operational.

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                    If you mention this “worst” word on your resume, it will send alarm bells ringing – and could even kill off your chances completely.

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                      Australia’s competition watchdog has accused Mercedes-Benz of putting lives at risk by failing to meet deadlines for a widespread safety recall.

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                      ACCC slams Mercedes-Benz over Takata recall delays