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Articles from June 15, 2014

100 Years from Start to Finnish
Byline: Iain Curry ONE hundred years ago last week, Anna Suosaari and her six children arrived at the Port of Brisbane, having left behind Finland on the brink of World War One. They joined husband and father Basil Suosaari, who had landed in...
a[euro][approximately]Miracle' Sought for Chris; Cancer Sufferer Needs Bone Marrow Transplant to Survive
Byline: Joe Flynn CANCER patient Chris Melbourne needs a "miracle" to survive, but the person who can save her might not even know it. The mother-of-one has been diagnosed with an advanced form of Hodgkin's lymphoma, which will continue to attack...
And the Hits Keep on Coming the Hits Keep on Coming for Former Record Company Heavyweight; Barry Bull Has Had a Long and Star-Studded Journey through the Music Industry, Writes Janine Hill
YOU could say music changed Barry Bull's life. But you could also say he had a hand in it, too. Barry was an aimless kid scraping through at school until he got his first radio -- a crystal set -- in the 1950s and got a taste of rock'n'roll. ...
A Rough Story of War; an Amazing Tale Easily Told
STOKER Munro, a Byron Bay lad, was only 17 when he sailed out of Fremantle on February 14, 1942. He was on "captain's report" at the time for being "adrift"; a situation which had come about because of a young woman called Susan who stole his virginity...
Claims of Caboolture School Sex Assaults
THE parents of at least two primary school students in Caboolture have gone to police with claims of sexual assaults and verbal threats of sexual assault by other students. They say that they were unhappy with how their situations were handled by...
Desperate Kids Seek Mental Health Help
ONE of the most extensive reports into the issues affecting young people shows mental health is the main concern of Australian children and young people. The Kids Helpline Overview 2013 - a summary of the key issues affecting young people in Australia...
Dollah Fears for His Missing Family
A MYANMAR refugee who escaped the bloodshed in his country to start a new life in Australia is desperately waiting to hear from his family back home. Dollah won praise last week for his honesty after handing in a pay packet full of money, which...
Former Lesbian Minister 'Cures' Gays
A TOOWOOMBA Christian ministry run by a former lesbian claims to be able to heal people of their homosexuality. Triumphant Ministries Toowoomba was founded by Kathleen Malligan, who has said she was "delivered from her lesbianism by Jesus Christ"....
Gardeners Soldier on; Things Might Slow Down but There's Still Plenty to Do in Winter
Byline: Judy Horton WHO says the garden dies down in winter? Perhaps it does in very cold climates where the ground freezes and snow blankets the soil but, in Australia, there's plenty going on. Planting Winter's a peak time for planting roses,...
Habitat Must Be Protected
IT IS pleasing to be able to write about birds in many locations that haven't been noticeably affected by development. Fortunately, many of the bush areas still exist where there is dense, low undergrowth that offers protection and food for them....
I'm Not Blind over Rabid Dog Fight
DOG laws are in the news again and while I am a massive fan of my four-legged mates, I can see both sides of one argument but neither side of the other. One of the debates is over drop-down blinds on outside dining areas and their impact on dogs...
It's Showtime for Leah; Hairdresser to Use Crown for Eco Aims
Byline: Joe Flynn NAMBOUR apprentice hairdresser Leah Ehrenberg has her roots in rural life. The 19-year-old has been named Miss Showgirl for the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show and she wants to spread the word about sustainability. "You...
Keep Australia Beautiful's Fighting Fund to Beat Litter
DESPITE more than 45 years of campaigning, shocking statistics have revealed Australians are still dumping almost 48 million litres of litter each year. In response, Keep Australia Beautiful has launched a Litter Fighting Fund to enable people to...
Markneedlesdigitalfans; Vinyl Is Best Music to This Record Collector's Ears
Byline: Iain Curry HIT PARADE Rarities from Mark's personal collection: The Beatles - White Album, numbered 787/1000. Worth $1000. The Saints - (I'm) Stranded, seven-inch single original first pressing. Worth $1000. Smashing Pumpkins...
Moore Backs Queensland to Rise Our Boys Will Level It Up; Origin Legend Billy Moore Tips Maroons to Strike Back
Byline: anthony brand RUGBY LEAGUE: The stench of optimism has wafted from south of the border ahead of Origin II on Wednesday, but Queensland legend Billy Moore is having none of it. As a result of the Mar-oons' disrupted build-up on the back...
Poor Start Costs Roos Dearly; Maroochydore Loses Match and Second Place on the Ladder
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR AUSSIE RULES: Maroochydore coach Brett Maloney could have given his side a pat on the back after its gutsy comeback fell just short yesterday. With such high expectation at the club, however, Maloney was quick to suggest...
Rebekah Takes First Steps; Modelling Career Takes a Certain Naturalness Plus a Great Deal of Dedication
MODEL scouts made a beeline for Rebekah Tattam. The tall beauty with a unique look exuded everything they were looking for in a modern model. The 16-year-old from Marcoola was signed to Vivien's Model Management development division during a...
Rockabilly Era Lives on; Melanie Pins Hopes on Love of '50S Style
Byline: Carly Rees THEY had style, they had class and every generation since wants a touch of their look. Melanie Etheridge wanted more and saw a need to bring the famous rockabilly 1950s era to the streets of Nambour. The Nambour hairdresser...
Simple Design, Stunning Result in Yaroomba House
Byline: ERLE LEVEY THE beauty of a house often can be in its simplicity. This is shown at an award-winning beach house at Yaroomba. Designed by Coolum architect Dragi Majstorovic, the three-bedroom, two-bathroom house at 3 Goongilla St is a breath...
Two Biggies for Your Bucket List; Even Mother Nature Makes Things Extra Large in the United States, DAMIAN BATHERSBY Writes
AMERICANS like to do things big. From their cars to the size of their meals, everything is super-sized. And even Mother Nature has played a role. There are many large natural attractions in the good old US-of-A, but few surpass Niagara Falls...
Tyson Sorts Future out Ex-Fire Man Sees Great International Future for Socceroo
FOOTBALL: Former Sunshine Coast Fire goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson knows central defender Matthew Spiranovic better than most after their time together at Western Sydney and believes the 25-year-old Socceroo will be crucial to the national side for years...
Uni Tones It Down a Bit against the Lighthouses
Byline: ANTHONY BRAND RUGBY UNION: University centre Matt Macauley said his side's respect for Caloundra was the catalyst for their 31-22 win over the Lighthouses yesterday. University could have been forgiven for turning up with their heads...
Whingers Should Realise Racing Helps Them Too
THE State Government's grant of $22 million to the Brisbane Racing Club to redevelop the Eagle Farm racetrack and precinct should be welcomed by not only racing stakeholders, but also the general public. There are those among the latter group who...
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