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The Age
Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia could have smaller athletics team than EnglandAustralia face the prospect of fielding a smaller athletics team than England's
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Australia face the prospect of fielding a smaller athletics team than England's at next year's home Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The team is currently scheduled to be almost three-quarters the size of that sent to Glasgow four years... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia could have smaller athletics team than EnglandAustralia face the prospect of fielding a smaller athletics team than England's
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Australia face the prospect of fielding a smaller athletics team than England's at next year's home Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The team is currently scheduled to be almost three-quarters the size of that sent to Glasgow four years... Read more
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Lowell Sun
3 Lowell councilors proudly bid farewellthe need for government action to protect residents from the opioid epidemic an
Lowell Sun / Posted 37 minutes ago
the need for government action to protect residents from the opioid epidemic and became one of the first communities in the commonwealth to equip all first responders with the overdose-reversing drug Narcan. That, and other actions, have earned... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Armidale teen joins Hockeyroos star Georgie Morgan in earning national selectionyear. His selection to don the green and gold was the second in a week for an
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 46 minutes ago
year. His selection to don the green and gold was the second in a week for an Armidale player, with Rio Olympian Georgie Morgan named in the 2018 Hockeyroos squad. The Hockeyroos will contest the Commonwealth Games and the Hockey World Cup next ye... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn women's basketball set for three final tune-ups before Ivy League play starts in Januaryteam present that currently has more than two wins. Penn knows its opponent for
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 58 minutes ago
team present that currently has more than two wins. Penn knows its opponent for the opening night game will be Virginia Commonwealth (1-7), who have lost six of their eight games by double digits and whose only win came over 1-8 Old... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
‘Giants fever’ and a famous brother — recalling Mayor Lee’s cornball humorhad provided him with an official diagnosis of it. Story continues below. “I
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
had provided him with an official diagnosis of it. Story continues below. “I have a way of joking,” Lee once told the Commonwealth Club, while describing how he used to tell classmates at Bowdoin College in Maine that he was, in fact, martial... Read more
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FOX Business
CenturyLink Inc. vs. Verizon Communications Inc.has become one of the largest internet providers in the country, helping it to
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
has become one of the largest internet providers in the country, helping it to secure a recent contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that sent shares soaring. In the end, it's too close to call a serious winner. As wireless... Read more
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FOX Business
CenturyLink Inc. vs. Verizon Communications Inc.has become one of the largest internet providers in the country, helping it to
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
has become one of the largest internet providers in the country, helping it to secure a recent contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that sent shares soaring. In the end, it's too close to call a serious winner. As wireless... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dastyari under fire for continuing to accept parliamentary incomeTurnbull has called on the outgoing senator to make his resignation official no
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Turnbull has called on the outgoing senator to make his resignation official now, and relinquish any claim to further Commonwealth funds. "Sam Dastyari should get out of the Senate right now," he said. "He hasn't resigned yet. "He's still... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefto be representative of the university, and we view this as an opportunity not
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
to be representative of the university, and we view this as an opportunity not just to represent our campus, but the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts.” The UMass band applied to participate in the parade, and was notified of its selection in... Read more
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Money Management
Former CBA planner sentencedBanned former Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) financial planner Ricky Davi
Money Management / Posted 2 hours ago
Banned former Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) financial planner Ricky David Gillespie has escaped conviction, but will be fined $3,000 for forgery of client documentation a decade after the occurrence of the illegal activities. The Australian... Read more
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Philly.com
'This is a gerrymandered map,' West Chester professor says in redistricting trialsprawling and had irregular borders. The trial is expected to last through the
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
sprawling and had irregular borders. The trial is expected to last through the week. The case, League of Women Voters v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has been fast-tracked by the Supreme Court as a matter of public interest, and Commonwealth... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass band to march in Rose Paradeto be representative of the university, and we view this as an opportunity not
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
to be representative of the university, and we view this as an opportunity not just to represent our campus, but the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts.” Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. The UMass... Read more
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Daily Press
Changing the standardsof our editorial board met with Steven Staples, state Superintendent of Public
Daily Press / Posted 3 hours ago
of our editorial board met with Steven Staples, state Superintendent of Public Instruction, as he makes his way across our commonwealth to talk about changes in accreditation. Much of what he said resonated as important steps toward stressing... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 12 December 2017 -- Part Iand gets his seventh win by KO/TKO. He was a four-time New Zealand champion in
Philboxing / Posted 4 hours ago
and gets his seventh win by KO/TKO. He was a four-time New Zealand champion in the amateurs and a quarter-finalist at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. His only loss as a pro was against the current Commonwealth champion Kris George in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland's new track and field power couple hoping to flex muscle on the Gold CoastThe game is ‘show us your medals’ and for these two it is serious business. “Sh
heraldscotland / Posted 4 hours ago
The game is ‘show us your medals’ and for these two it is serious business. “She obviously won a silver medal in the Commonwealths the last time but both of us are going there wanting to achieve a medal,” adds Butchart. “We will be disappointed if we... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man pleads not guilty to 544 counts of animal crueltyStogner, 73, pleaded not guilty to 544 counts of animal cruelty after hundreds
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 hours ago
Stogner, 73, pleaded not guilty to 544 counts of animal cruelty after hundreds of animals were found on his farm in Reed, Kentucky. Humane society officials tell us this was the largest rescue in the commonwealth. He's due back in court next mo... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Man pleads not guilty to 544 counts of animal crueltyStogner, 73, pleaded not guilty to 544 counts of animal cruelty after hundreds
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 hours ago
Stogner, 73, pleaded not guilty to 544 counts of animal cruelty after hundreds of animals were found on his farm in Reed, Kentucky. Humane society officials tell us this was the largest rescue in the commonwealth. He's due back in court next mo... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deal of the day: $500 million-plus sale of Groupon HQto be more than $510 million. The sale involves another well-known Chicago rea
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
to be more than $510 million. The sale involves another well-known Chicago real estate name: Sam Zell. He runs Equity Commonwealth, the real estate investment trust that has owned the more than 1.6 million-square-foot building since 2011. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Briton Michele Anison found stabbed to death while volunteering in Belizeranks among the top 10 in the world for murders, according to the United Nation
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
ranks among the top 10 in the world for murders, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said: "Our staff are supporting the family of a British woman following her death in Belize and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
DeLeo promotes staff as top aides leave for lobbying firmsstatement. "As their careers have advanced and their families have grown, they
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
statement. "As their careers have advanced and their families have grown, they have both shown incredible commitment to the Commonwealth and the House of Representatives. Jim and Toby were instrumental in crafting initiatives that have helped... Read more
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Western Advocate
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
Western Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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Manning River Times
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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The North West Star
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
The North West Star / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Missing in the snow: What happened to Alison Raspa?expat population. It's a popular destination for Aussies in part because Canad
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 hours ago
expat population. It's a popular destination for Aussies in part because Canada's working holiday program shared by Commonwealth countries makes a cheap two-year visa for the country available for those under-30.Desperate text alerts... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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The Courier
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Remembering Uncle Harrygovernment called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should b
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
government called the 1967 referendum which asked if Aboriginal people should be included in the census and the Commonwealth given power to legislate for them. It was an important step towards Indigenous rights at a time when state laws... Read more
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News.com.au
Cabinet sworn in, Adani loan vetoedMinister and Kate Jones rounds out the group of senior economic ministers by ad
News.com.au / Posted 6 hours ago
Minister and Kate Jones rounds out the group of senior economic ministers by adding Innovation to her Tourism and Commonwealth Games portfolios. Soon after the ceremony to swear in her new team, Ms Palaszczuk wrote to the prime minister... Read more
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Boston Globe
State aging public safety radio network to be replaced by enhanced digital systemto better respond to criminal, terrorist, or natural disaster incidents in Mass
Boston Globe / Posted 7 hours ago
to better respond to criminal, terrorist, or natural disaster incidents in Massachusetts. The upgraded network, dubbed the Commonwealth Interoperable Radio System, will be rolled out over five years by State Police officials working in cooperation... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fact check: Did Kristina Keneally cut school funding while she was premier of NSW?and it combines funding from the federal and state governments. Separately, it
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
and it combines funding from the federal and state governments. Separately, it shows funding provided to the state by the Commonwealth, which Fact Check has subtracted. And to work out how the state contribution changed, Fact Check has used... Read more
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heraldscotland
‘There can’t be any sweary words on records but they slip in sometimes’show or put on a repeat show, so there’s no reason why you can’t do once a week
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
show or put on a repeat show, so there’s no reason why you can’t do once a week.” His first Sunday show was during the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Last year a reader’s poll in the Americana UK website voted his show runner-up in the Best Radio Show... Read more
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The Wessex Scene Online
The Nitty-Gritty of Studying AbroadFor every country the details will be slightly different so it’s important to c
The Wessex Scene Online / Posted 7 hours ago
For every country the details will be slightly different so it’s important to check what you need to do; the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has some great information about applying to visas for every country you could think of. Most of the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
American Merchant investing $19M, creating 400 new jobs in Bristol, Virginiawill use the Virginia facility to expand their home decor products division. B
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 hours ago
will use the Virginia facility to expand their home decor products division. Both the Virginia Tobacco Commission and the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund have contributed six-figure grants to help the company with their plans, officials... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Church forces' must not dilute child abuse response: advocatesmost negligent institution was the Catholic Church (37 per cent of reported abu
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
most negligent institution was the Catholic Church (37 per cent of reported abuse cases), followed by state, territory and commonwealth governments (32 per cent) and the Anglican Church (9 per cent). External Link: Chart showing breakdown of abuse... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts tuition break approved for Puerto Rico, Virgin Island hurricane evacueespay $4,272 a year instead of an out-of-state tuition rate of $9,216. “Hurrican
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 hours ago
pay $4,272 a year instead of an out-of-state tuition rate of $9,216. “Hurricanes Maria left a devastating impact on the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, causing major disruptions for students and families who have relocated to Massachusetts,”... Read more
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TribLIVE
Delmont man one of 18 challenging PA redistricting mapon Monday. Marx, 41, is one of 18 Pennsylvania residents who, with the League
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
on Monday. Marx, 41, is one of 18 Pennsylvania residents who, with the League of Women Voters, filed suit against the commonwealth in June over its congressional redistricting practices. They are being represented by the Philadelphia-based... Read more
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The Manila Times
ANZ Bank sells life insurance arm to Zurich for US$2.14Binsurer by premiums. It follows National Australia Bank selling most of its li
The Manila Times / Posted 10 hours ago
insurer by premiums. It follows National Australia Bank selling most of its life insurance business to Japan’s Nippon and Commonwealth Bank shedding its insurance arm to AIA in recent years as Australia’s top lenders streamline operations. ANZ... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Milton man accused of defrauding investors in house-flipping schemeBOSTON - Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin has charged a Milton m
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 hours ago
BOSTON - Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin has charged a Milton man with using a fraudulent house-flipping scheme to convince friends and investors to lend him money that he then used on restaurants, hotels and groceries. Galvin's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Letters to the Editor: Turnbull's dismissal of Uluru Statement reflects badlybriefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and t
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
briefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and this briefing happens to include some of the Commonwealth's student radicalisation fact sheets. These fact sheets were conceived during the brief prime ministerial reign... Read more
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Canberra Times
'They said the same thing when I joined the Bulldogs': Raelene Castle lashes critics of her rugby appointmentthat Kearns didn't get the job. Influential 2GB broadcaster and former Wallabi
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
that Kearns didn't get the job. Influential 2GB broadcaster and former Wallabies coach Alan Jones, who wanted outgoing Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to get the job, said this when Castle's name was first tossed up: "Raelene... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: Watch for snowy owlsAdams Dunn says Pennsylvania is home to about 3,000 plant species — about two-t
York Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
Adams Dunn says Pennsylvania is home to about 3,000 plant species — about two-thirds of those are considered native to the commonwealth, and 347 of them are currently considered rare, threatened or endangered. The Bureau of Forestry is attempting... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Berks sports surgeon explains Wentz's season-ending injurythe future hold for Wentz as he begins the road to recovery? Dr. John Martin se
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 hours ago
the future hold for Wentz as he begins the road to recovery? Dr. John Martin sees these types of injuries all the time at Commonwealth Orthopedic Associates in Exeter Township. "A tear of the primary ligament that is in the center of your knee,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zurich Insurance's Aussie Deal Paves Way for Higher DividendNational Australia Bank Ltd. sold 80 percent of its life unit to Nippon Life In
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
National Australia Bank Ltd. sold 80 percent of its life unit to Nippon Life Insurance Co. for A$2.4 billion in 2015, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia agreed to sell its life-insurance arm to AIA Group Ltd. for A$3.8 billion in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Expert at trial: 'Extreme partisan intent' used to draw Pennsylvania's Congressional mapshas disproportionately favored GOP candidates. University of Michigan professo
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
has disproportionately favored GOP candidates. University of Michigan professor Jowei Chen said during the first day of a Commonwealth Court hearing over the 2011 maps that none of the hundreds of computer simulations he has run has produced a map... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65Commonwealth Club via Flickr Creative Commons “It is with profound sadness and
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
Commonwealth Club via Flickr Creative Commons “It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Family, friends and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65Commonwealth Club via Flickr Creative Commons “It is with profound sadness and
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Commonwealth Club via Flickr Creative Commons “It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Family, friends and... Read more
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The Age
Letters to the Editor: Turnbull's dismissal of Uluru Statement reflects badlybriefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and t
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
briefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and this briefing happens to include some of the Commonwealth's student radicalisation fact sheets. These fact sheets were conceived during the brief prime ministerial reign... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Letters to the Editor: Turnbull's dismissal of Uluru Statement reflects badlybriefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
briefed on a range of materials available to them to use as they see fit, and this briefing happens to include some of the Commonwealth's student radicalisation fact sheets. These fact sheets were conceived during the brief prime ministerial reign... Read more
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