Jason Day two off lead at Sth Korean golf

Jason Day has improved his Presidents Cup hopes, shooting a six-under-par 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup in South Korea. In the first event of a three-tournament PGA Tour swing through Asia, Byeong-Hun An was the first-round leader on Thursday …

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Sacrifice honoured | The West Australian

Margaret River’s Returned and Services League is looking to contact families and descendants of those featured on an historic honour board ahead of next month’s Remembrance Day memorial. The original honour board went missing years ago, after erection in the now-defunct Trinder School, but Margaret River and Districts Historical Society …

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Fatal Bullsbrook crash victim a 17-year-old male

A teenage driver was killed Thursday after his car crashed into a truck north-east of Perth. Police say the crash happened on the Great Northern Highway near Bullsbrook about 8.10am when the vehicles collided near Morrissey Road. The 17-year-old driver of a silver Mitsubishi Lancer, travelling south at the time, …

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Parliament challenge looms for Brexit deal

Britain has clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union but still faces a challenge in getting it approved by parliament. “Where there is a will there is a deal – we have one. It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is …

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International flights stall | The West Australian

WA Tourism Minister Paul Papalia has dismissed the potential for international flights to the region any time soon. Tourism operators revelled in last fortnight’s long-awaited news of Jetstar flights from Melbourne and have demanded Busselton Airport’s terminal construction be readied for flights from Singapore. However, Mr Papalia told the Times …

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Thomas queries climate-change kids | The West Australian

The Liberal Party’s Margaret River-based shadow environment minister says last week’s school holidays clearly killed the fervour of student climate activists after rolling protests in Perth only “attracted something over 300 people”. “Where were the thousands who were glad to skip school in September, today, when the protest was on …

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