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Articles from November 14, 2010

A Brief Life of Sorrows; Zahra Faced Extreme Hardship before Dying
FRECKLE-faced Zahra Baker overcame plenty of hardship during her 10 years of life. The sweet girl with the beaming smile was rejected at birth by her mother, battled bone cancer as a toddler, had a leg amputated aged five, lost her hearing during...
A Long Road to Change; Transport Turns into Graduate's Passion
A COAST university student who once cycled 3200km to raise money for the Heart Foundation is now working to change the travel behaviour of local residents. Just weeks away from finishing her USC Environmental Science degree, Buderim's Sally Kendall...
A Ruse to Take over the Market; Independent Cries Foul over Fuel Discount
Byline: TRAVIS MEYN A LOCAL independent petrol station owner says a supermarket giant's latest fuel discount ploy is another attempt to take over the marketplace. Ron Chambers, of Matilda Blue at Maroochydore, says Coles' 10c a litre discount...
Bland Extends His Lead; Masters Surprise Packet Puts Good Form Down to Having Fun
AUSTRALIAN Masters runaway leader Adam Bland believes his success at Victoria Golf Club this week is due to not thinking too much about golf. Joint leader after the opening round and a two-shot leader after the second, the South Australian continued...
Book Written in Good Faith with a Little Help from Her Friends, Naomi Is a Published Author
AS a young girl growing up in Brisbane in the 1930s Naomi Reimers loved writing and dreamed of becoming a journalist. When she left school, at the age of 14, to help contribute to the family finances she enterprisingly organised an interview with...
Contaminated Water Still Plagues Town Erin Brokovich ,Cysaved'
THE creeping plume of chemically-laced drinking water that plagued the US desert town of Hinkley and was immortalised in the movie Erin Brockovich has continued to spread despite a long-standing order for Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) to clean...
Estate Planning Is More Than Just a Will; Schultz Toomey O'Brien Lawyers' Partner Cec O'Dea Outlines Crucial Issues Involved
AN estate plan involves more than just deciding how to distribute assets upon your death. Even a very basic estate plan involves a consideration of the preparation of your will, power of attorney and an advance health directive. Often people...
Families Given Support from Big-Hearted Macs
Byline: Lindsey jackson MCHAPPY Day isn't just about celebrities selling hamburgers. It's about supporting families with sick kids who use Ronald McDonald Houses across the country. The Hartley family of Cooran is just one of them. Emily and...
Growers Urged to Stay United after Big Pineapple Closure
THE founder of the Nambour Farmers' Market has urged growers to stick together after last month's closure of the Big Pineapple split the market into three. Shane Stanley, who is sizing up a possible new farmers' market location at Kawana, said Nambour...
Hopes Has Moment to Savour
SCOREBOARD Tasmania-Queensland four-day clash at Bellerive Oval. Tasmania 1st Innings 196 Queensland 1st Innings 254 Tasmania 2nd Innings 271 Queensland 2nd Innings R BROAD c B'worth b Hilfenhaus 36 W TOWNSEND c B'worth b Maher...
Jessica and Wyatt Encourage Young to Become Leaders
SHE has already inspired a nation, and this week she inspired more than 1400 Queensland secondary students who attended the 2010 National Young Leaders Day in Brisbane. Teenage sailor Jessica Watson is the youngest person to sail solo and unassisted...
Katich, Bollinger Prove Ashes Fitness
SIMON Katich and Doug Bollinger will be named in the Ashes squad tomorrow after obeying selectors' orders and proving they have recovered from injury. Katich has been sidelined with a thumb problem and Bollinger an abdominal strain, but both have...
Koalas Find Safe Haven at Peregian
Byline: Colin gilmore IT'S only about 60km as the crow flies from Peregian to Jimna but it's a completely different world if you happen to be a koala. The small town of Jimna, west of Kilcoy, was in the news for all the wrong reasons last week...
Postie Leaves an Airy Trail of Deliveries
THE Sunshine Coast gained its first air mail service this week when a postie lost part of the contents of his pannier bag on his way up to Buderim. Local resident Noel Park said he and his wife noticed mail streaming from the motorcycle postie's...
Scorchers Struggle as Wickets Tumble
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR steele.taylor@scnews.com.au SCOREBOARD Stumps on day one of XXXX Premier Grade clash between Sunshine Coast and Wynnum-Manly Wynnum-Manly 1st Innings J McLennan c Flegler b Fitzpatrick 0 L Waters b McCabe 56 ...
Three Decades of Dance Lessons
ANDREA Dalton has taught countless young people to dance since she opened her dance school on the Coast three decades ago. But her thousands of students, staff and parents say she has done much more than teach dance at Andrea Dalton Dance Dynamics....
Webber Goes for Glory; Australian Ace Has Grand Chance to Take Formula 1 Title
MOTOR SPORT: MARK Webber is aiming tonight to become just the third Australian driver to take the Formula One drivers' championship, after triple champion Sir Jack Brabham and Alan Jones. The last Australian to win was Jones in 1980. Webber,...
Winners and Losers from Club Relocation
THE Horton Park Golf Club re-location saga seems to be finally making some progress. But at what cost? Front-page headlines on Thursday informed us that a special meeting to be held on November 25 will seal the fate of the Horton Park Golf Club...
Year 12 Extravagance Becoming a Formality
Byline: Jodie stephens AFTER months of preening and preparation, Year 12 students all over the Sunshine Coast are into the final countdown to their school formals. For the girls, the search for the perfect outfit can have taken months and costs...