The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 26, 2012

After 58 Years, Dead-Eye Roy Nails His Final Target
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter LOSING an eye 40 years ago didn't stop Casino shooter Roy Shepherd from competing at the Richmond River Gun. After nearly six decades Shepherd, 84, competed in his last shoot at the club on Sunday and will...
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Charities Need You to Help
ALEXANDRIA UTTING news@northernstar.com.au Where do donations go? Charity stores. About 70% of non-retail quality clothing is sold into Africa. Low-grade clothing is turned into rags. Excess items are recycled. AS CHARITY stores...
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Cup Final Looks a Cracker
Byline: BOB LANE Greyhounds correspondent THE final of the 2012 Charcoal Inn Casino Cup looks set to be a beauty judging by the four heats. It will be run over 484 metres at the club's cup day twilight meeting on Friday. The winner of the...
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Eat Your Tucker in the Raw
MARNIE JOHNSTON news@northernstar.com.au What's in a raw food diet Food that has not been heated to more than 40-48 degrees, the temperature at which important enzymes are destroyed by heat. Organic food where possible. Sometimes seafood...
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Lismore Hopes for the Cup
Byline: GRAHAME TIMBRELL Racing columnist LOCAL trainers Owen Glue and Peter Youngberry are mounting a three-pronged attack on the XXXX Gold Lismore Cup (2100m) tomorrow as they try to repel the invaders from the south and north. Glue, who knows...
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Loneliness Can Kill; Good-Time Hormone Oxytocin Can Lower Risk Factors for Cancer and Other Stress-Related Diseases
HUMANS are social animals and loneliness can kill, literally. In fact chronic loneliness, more likely in a society where more people live alone and communicate through technology, has been linked to health problems ranging from anxiety disorders...
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Question of Balance
ALEXANDRIA UTTING alexandria.utting@northernstar.com.au Helping the HSC student Be supportive and encouraging. Try not to get annoyed by little things. Understand they are going to be stressed, even if they're not showing it. Provide...
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Race to Glam It Up
HAMISH BROOME hamish.broome@northernstar.com.au RACEGOERS Hannah Broomfield and Holly Tapp are just two reasons why Lismore Cup week is boom time for the town's many beauty salons, hairdressers and dress shops. The two SCU students and Orion...
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Random Attack Turns Mates' Movie Night into a Nightmare
RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@northernstar.com.au TWO LISMORE men spent the night in Lismore Base Hospital recently after they were king-hit and had their heads stomped on in a random attack in the Lismore CBD. Jamie Smith said he and friend...
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Storm Warning
Storm preparation Maintain your yard and balcony. Secure or store items that could blow around in strong winds. Clean your gutters, downpipes and drains regularly to prevent blockages. Trim trees and branches that could potentially fall on...
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Telling It Straight
I ONCE traded words on-camera with one of the keynote speakers at a national editors' conference in Sydney. In his address the speaker, a household-name radio commentator, had said a sports reporter must never, never be critical of the sport he...
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Tradition Continues; Country Women's Association 90th Anniversary
FOLLOWING the 10th Bushman's Conference in 1922 the Country Women's Association was formed on April 21. Over the past 90 years the CWA NSW has supported country women as they battled tough working and weather conditions, isolation and health issues....
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Will Ray Save His Industry?
SUE GARDINER news@northernstar.com.au A BANGALOW stonefruit grower has embarked on a $150,000 experiment that he says will either be the saviour or ruin of the $8 million local industry, depending on the outcome. Ray Hick is financing a trial...
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