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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury's gift to Finlandgave Finnish hockey. Around the time the Malja was making its way to Helsinki,
Sudbury's gift to Finland
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 hours ago
gave Finnish hockey. Around the time the Malja was making its way to Helsinki, Joe Wirkunnen, a Finnish-Canadian from Port Arthur (present day Thunder Bay), was hired by the Finns to teach them about hockey. Canadian hockey. Mr. Wirkkunen... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Inside America's crazy gun cultureservice in the Vietnam War, it is now the most popular rifle in the US. Martin
Inside America's crazy gun culture
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
service in the Vietnam War, it is now the most popular rifle in the US. Martin Bryant used it to do maximum damage at Port Arthur in 1996, leading to John Howard's gun buy-back scheme. Firing one, at a gun range in Memphis, it has no recoil.... Read more
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News.com.au
Inside America’s crazy gun cultureservice in the Vietnam War, it is now the most popular rifle in the US. Martin
Inside America’s crazy gun culture
News.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
service in the Vietnam War, it is now the most popular rifle in the US. Martin Bryant used it to do maximum damage at Port Arthur in 1996, leading to John Howard’s gun buy-back scheme. Firing one, at a gun range in Memphis, it has no recoil.... Read more
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Western Advocate
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club presidentis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club president
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
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Western Advocate
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Manning River Times
Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club presidentis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club president
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club presidentis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club president
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Planned national gun amnesty welcomed by pistol clubis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned national gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
South Coast brekkie wrap | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
South Coast brekkie wrap | Saturday, September 24, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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The Courier
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Courier / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club presidentis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club president
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
5 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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The Young Witness
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club presidentis close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
Planned gun amnesty welcomed by pistol club president
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. The amnesty would allow people owning unregistered and illegal guns to hand them in to... Read more
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The Young Witness
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnes
State of the Nation | Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
is close to finalising an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, similar to the buyback after the Port Arthur massacre 20 years ago. More here. ► SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: A RETURNED Vietnam veteran has helped the Colo Vale... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Randy in the Rings: Sudbury's first BrierPollon and Russ Jackman, with the latter, at age 24, “by far the youngest membe
Randy in the Rings: Sudbury's first Brier
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Pollon and Russ Jackman, with the latter, at age 24, “by far the youngest member of the Manitoba rink”. Grant Watson of Port Arthur was at the helm of the host Northern Ontario quartet, having served as vice for his brother Ken Watson (from... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Revises Port Arthur ISD, Texas' 2016D ULT Bonds to 'AAA' PSF/'AA-' UnderlyingAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has revised the rating on the fol
Fitch Revises Port Arthur ISD, Texas' 2016D ULT Bonds to 'AAA' PSF/'AA-' Underlying
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has revised the rating on the following bonds of Port Arthur Independent School District, Texas: --$25.2 million unlimited tax (ULT) refunding bonds, series 2016D, revised to 'AAA'. The 'AAA' long-term... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Peter Scully's crimes deserve nothing but the death penaltyhonestly think Martin Bryant has suffered more than his victims and their famil
Peter Scully's crimes deserve nothing but the death penalty
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
honestly think Martin Bryant has suffered more than his victims and their families after the devastation he inflicted at Port Arthur? Take off that moral cloak. People who believe in capital punishment in certain circumstances don't want to drag... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Peter Scully's crimes deserve nothing but the death penaltyhonestly think Martin Bryant has suffered more than his victims and their famil
Peter Scully's crimes deserve nothing but the death penalty
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
honestly think Martin Bryant has suffered more than his victims and their families after the devastation he inflicted at Port Arthur? Take off that moral cloak. People who believe in capital punishment in certain circumstances don't want to drag... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
11 years since traffic nightmare before Hurricane Ritawas being transferred to a sister facility in Dallas on Sept. 23, 2005, when th
11 years since traffic nightmare before Hurricane Rita
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
was being transferred to a sister facility in Dallas on Sept. 23, 2005, when the fire happened. Rita made landfall on Sept. 24, 2005, near the Sabine River, hitting the area of Port Arthur, Texas, and southwest Louisiana. 2016 Click2Houston... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Alumna donates more than 10 000 books story props to SFA - NACOGDOCHES — Mary Frances Mays Kane better known as “The Story Lady ” has donated her collection of more than 10 000 books and story props for children to her alma mater Stephen F. Austi...career at the SFA Nursery School and then moved to teach at a one-room schoolho
Alumna donates more than 10 000 books story props to SFA - NACOGDOCHES — Mary Frances Mays Kane better known as “The Story Lady ” has donated her collection of more than 10 000 books and story props for children to her alma mater Stephen F. Austi...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
career at the SFA Nursery School and then moved to teach at a one-room schoolhouse in Troup. In the 1940s, she taught in Port Arthur and began a nursery school for the Presbyterian Church. During the next 20 years, Kane taught first grade at... Read more
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The Border Mail
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Eppingstate experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal gov
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Epping
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
state experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal government confirmed last week it would roll-out a fresh gun amnesty, the first national effort of its kind since the Port Arthur massacre. tammy.mills@fairfaxmedia.... Read more
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The Courier
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Eppingstate experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal gov
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Epping
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
state experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal government confirmed last week it would roll-out a fresh gun amnesty, the first national effort of its kind since the Port Arthur massacre. tammy.mills@fairfaxmedia.... Read more
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The Age
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Eppingstate experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal gov
Underworld figure Nabil Maghnie shot in head, drives himself to Northern Hospital in Epping
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
state experienced a similar rise, are likely to be introduced. The federal government confirmed last week it would roll-out a fresh gun amnesty, the first national effort of its kind since the Port Arthur massacre. tammy.mills@fairfaxmedia.... Read more
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11 News Houston
Weather Blog: Hurricane Rita prompts largest evacuation in U.S. history 11 years ago this weekfor the Houston economy to recover. However Rita missed Houston, instead takin
Weather Blog: Hurricane Rita prompts largest evacuation in U.S. history 11 years ago this week
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
for the Houston economy to recover. However Rita missed Houston, instead taking aim at the Texas/Louisiana border near Port Arthur as a weakening category three hurricane. Getty Images (Photo: STAN HONDA, 2005 AFP) The damage however was... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Sneinton parents in fear after suspected firearm incidentthe incident and subsequently the police have launched an investigation. A 24-
Sneinton parents in fear after suspected firearm incident
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 days ago
the incident and subsequently the police have launched an investigation. A 24-year-old parent of two children who lives on Port Arthur Road said he and his partner were so effected by the events of last night that they have already begun the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Man taken to hospital after reports of gunfire in Sneintonearly stages it is thought that a firearm may have been discharged during the i
Man taken to hospital after reports of gunfire in Sneinton
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 days ago
early stages it is thought that a firearm may have been discharged during the incident. "A section of Colwick Road between Port Arthur Road and Colwick Road level crossing remains closed as well as a woodland area between Colwick Road and Sneinton... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Port Arthur woman injured in 1-vehicle rollover on US 69 south of Huntingtonof neck and back injuries. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper David Flo
Port Arthur woman injured in 1-vehicle rollover on US 69 south of Huntington
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
of neck and back injuries. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper David Flowers said that Kiona Thomas Randle, of Port Arthur, was driving s green Nissan Altima north on US 69, when her car swerved to the right for some reason at about 3... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Man charged in girlfriend's death says he 'did something bad'between his granddaughter and Elizalde-Sanchez as "rocky." They met while work
Man charged in girlfriend's death says he 'did something bad'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
between his granddaughter and Elizalde-Sanchez as "rocky." They met while working at Casa Ole at Central Mall in Port Arthur. She was a server. He was a cook. Kara Willingham was in the midst of some life changes. Besides pursing a... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on topto save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on top
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
to save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850 Years needed to save: 4.27 #4 Beaumont-Port Arthur Median household income: $44,845 Median listing price: $149,900 Years needed to save: 4.20 #3 Texarkana,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on topto save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on top
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
to save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850 Years needed to save: 4.27 #4 Beaumont-Port Arthur Median household income: $44,845 Median listing price: $149,900 Years needed to save: 4.20 #3 Texarkana,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on topto save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850
College Station is the hardest place to buy a home in Texas; Wichita Falls comes out on top
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
to save: 4.52 Median household income: $54,903 Median listing price: $185,850 Years needed to save: 4.27 #4 Beaumont-Port Arthur Median household income: $44,845 Median listing price: $149,900 Years needed to save: 4.20 #3 Texarkana,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Judge recommends union's dismissal from Walker lawsuitfelonies - on allegations he embezzled at least $2 million from the Beaumont In
Judge recommends union's dismissal from Walker lawsuit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
felonies - on allegations he embezzled at least $2 million from the Beaumont Independent School District and the city of Port Arthur and converted the money into life insurance annuities, according to the indictment. Walker was indicted in 2014,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Walker, Haynes attorney to withdraw as counsel in federal lawsuitin state court on fraud and money laundering charges relating to payments he al
Walker, Haynes attorney to withdraw as counsel in federal lawsuit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
in state court on fraud and money laundering charges relating to payments he allegedly received from BISD and the city of Port Arthur. Walker is asking the United States Supreme Court to review his double jeopardy claim, which was rejected the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Beaumont ISD defendants dismissed from federal conspiracy, defamation lawsuitfine and the 37 criminal charges he faced were dropped. Walker will also be all
Beaumont ISD defendants dismissed from federal conspiracy, defamation lawsuit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
fine and the 37 criminal charges he faced were dropped. Walker will also be allowed to continue working for Beaumont and Port Arthur Independent School Districts. Walker admitted in July to failing to pay federal income tax in a timely manner.... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Port Arthur police chief candidates emphasize trust at meet and greetTheir motives ranged from homecomings to a change of scenery. One of the four
Port Arthur police chief candidates emphasize trust at meet and greet
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Their motives ranged from homecomings to a change of scenery. One of the four finalists vying to become the next Port Arthur police chief was raised in the city. Another was born in Houston, and the third and fourth want to relocate from Marshall... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New Port Arthur cancer center to offer laser treatmentsstage. Patients with a cancer can be diagnosed or receive a concurring opinion
New Port Arthur cancer center to offer laser treatments
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
stage. Patients with a cancer can be diagnosed or receive a concurring opinion at M.D. Anderson, then be referred back to Port Arthur for treatment, Chaudhury said. It saves three hours' travel time from Southeast Texas to Houston, which becomes... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Port Arthur police chief candidates emphasize trust at meet and greetTheir motives ranged from homecomings to a change of scenery. One of the four
Port Arthur police chief candidates emphasize trust at meet and greet
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Their motives ranged from homecomings to a change of scenery. One of the four finalists vying to become the next Port Arthur police chief was raised in the city. Another was born in Houston, and the third and fourth want to relocate from Marshall... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Motiva will not postpone Port Arthur hydrocracker overhaulReuters is reporting that Motiva Enterprises will proceed with a two-month over
Motiva will not postpone Port Arthur hydrocracker overhaul
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Reuters is reporting that Motiva Enterprises will proceed with a two-month overhaul of the hydrocracker at its Port Arthur refinery instead of postponing the work. The proposed postponement came after a fire in August at the company's Convent,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Security guard blames victim for fatal gas station shootingRev. Kalan Gardner, President of the Port Arthur NAACP chapter offers his comme
Security guard blames victim for fatal gas station shooting
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Rev. Kalan Gardner, President of the Port Arthur NAACP chapter offers his comments as local pastors and leaders of area NAACP chapters gather outside the Jefferson County Courthouse Tuesday seeking answers in the July death of Shalala Fletcher.... Read more
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The Courier
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnestyfederal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories
'Thousands' of illegal guns tipped to be handed over in firearms amnesty
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 days ago
federal government will soon nail down an agreement with states and territories for a gun amnesty, two decades after the Port Arthur massacre prompted the successful gun buyback launched by John Howard. "What we want to do is reduce the number... Read more
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