The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from February 15, 2012

Are NRMA Insurance Anti Ford Owners? They Deny That the Brand Brings a Higher Premium
Byline: Samantha Elley Reporter PREMIUM DIFFERENCES With all other factors remaining the same, a quick online quote between two similar Ford and Holden utilities showed the following results: Ford Falcon XR8 Utility, 2011 model: $842.15pa...
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Casino Stabbing Pair Sent to Jail; Failed Drug Deal Led to Knife Attack on Remote Road before Rolling Victim over a Slope
Byline: Ava Benny-Morrison Reporter TWO Casino youths involved in a drug-fuelled knife attack on an isolated road north of Kyogle have been jailed. In Lismore District Court yesterday, Shane Michael Hurst, 22, and a 19-year-old woman, who cannot...
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Coach May Not Back Tedesco
JAMES Tedesco may be about to start his second trial match at fullback but the Wests Tigers young gun is unlikely to retain the No.1 jersey for the start of the NRL season, according to coach Tim Sheens. The 19-year-old will face Sydney Roosters...
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Co-Op Appeals for Public Help in Water Fight
THE operator of the Casino Meatworks has turned up the heat in its dispute with the Richmond Valley Council over the price the co-operative pays for water. In full page advertisements which appear in today's Northern Star and this week's Richmond...
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Evans Head in a Cakewalk; Ball Leads His Side to Sixth Championship Win in 11 Years
Byline: BOWLS NEWS jimbrigg@optusnet.com.au THE predicted crackerjack final of the Northern Rivers district fours championship turned out to be a scorecard fizzer. David Ball's Evans Head team won 30-6 without playing the last two ends. Ball,...
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Former Socceroos Get Important Youth Roles
FORMER Socceroos Tony Vidmar and Alistair Edwards have been charged with the task of unearthing and developing Australian football's next generation under a restructure announced on yesterday. Football Federation Australia appointed Vidmar as senior...
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Home, Sweet Home No Longer Mine
Byline: OVER THE FENCE Jane Staunton THE address 20 Ralston St, West End, Townsville, would mean little to any of you dear readers. To me it means ahomea a the house I grew up in before leaving for African shores. It's where I was agroundeda...
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ICAC Not to Investigate Cr George; Conflict of Interest Accusation Referred to Local Council
Byline: SCOTT HARLUM Casino reporter RICHMOND Valley and Rous Water councillor Stuart George will not be investigated by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption over allegations his employment by coal seam gas company Metgasco conflicts...
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In Brief
Daltrey out of Blues BLUESFEST has announced their Monday night headliner Roger Daltrey has pulled out of his tour of Australia. Daltrey was set to perform The Who's rock opera Tommy at this year's event. Bluesfest organisers said Daltrey pulled...
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Inventor Proves to Be a Deep Thinker; Nimbin Man Creates Device to Detect Water on Road
Byline: Jennie Dell Reporter REGULAR warnings from emergency services about the dangers of driving into floodwaters have failed to stop some motor- ists charging on regardless. Despite warning to the contrary, some drivers see water on the road,...
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Orienteering Club Backed; Ballina, Lismore 'Ideal' for Expansion into Northern Rivers Region
Byline: Mitchell Craig Sports reporter ORIENTEERING New South Wales president Paul Prudhoe believes the Northern Rivers could support and run a successful club with financial support from the national governing body in the pipeline. An injection...
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Rhinos Pull out of First Grade
Byline: GARY NICHOLS Grafton Daily Examiner THE Grafton Rhinos have taken Byron Bay's lead from last year and will only be fielding a reserve grade and under-18 side in the 2012 Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League competition. Lack of early...
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Teams Ready for Battle; Stage Set for Another Big Year in Northern Rivers League
Byline: Mitchell Craig Sports reporter THE Northern Star's Rugby League reporter Mitchell C raig takes a look at the coaches, losses and gains at clubs in the Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League competition for 2012. Ballina Seagulls Gains:...
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Triathlon Coach Heading to United States
AUSTRALIAN Olympic triathlon hopeful Erin Densham and partner Jonathan Hall must sever their coach-athlete relationship now he has a job in the United States. Hall quit as head triathlon coach at the Victorian Institute of Sport only six months...
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