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LA-Bron James to join the NBA’s Lakers

LeBron James is to join the Los Angeles Lakers, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time to join one of the NBA’s most iconic franchises. James’s management team made the announcement, saying he has agreed to a four-year, $US154 million contract. The game’s best all-around player and biggest star …

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Efforts to revive forest | The West Australian

Efforts to revegetate the Ludlow Tuart Forest are growing as community planting is being coupled with agency partnerships to bring degraded areas back to health. A community planting day will be undertaken in combination with works by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Capel Life and Cristal Mining. The …

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Lions help club on bus

Dunsborough Ducks Football Club’s bus restoration is one step closer to completion, after the Busselton Lions Club donated the money for the team to apply finishing touches. The club began works on the bus last year and undertook the sorely- needed panel work themselves, according to club president Andrew Bromley …

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Legal help for Aust travellers tightened

Australians in legal strife overseas will find it tougher to get taxpayer-funded legal aid under strict new rules introduced after a pedophile got $500,000 to fund his defence. Attorney-General Christian Porter says only Australians who are facing the death penalty overseas will be able to access the Serious Overseas Criminal …

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Abbott says he’s available to lead again

Tony Abbott is not a fan of people “running around assassinating the leader” of political parties, but he is available if his party wants him to lead again. The former prime minister was asked about the latest Newspoll results showing Bill Shorten’s personal support was dropping, but Mr Abbott cautioned …

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School holiday fun | The West Australian

These school holidays young people have the chance to participate in fun filled activities at the Town of Port Hedland Libraries. Across the school holiday period, children will be able to make their own dream catchers and try their hands at creating pen holders. The dream catchers will be made …

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Former insurance broker Sergio Amaranti admits stealing client refunds

AAP Monday, 2 July 2018 10:56AM Camera IconSergio Amaranti, has admitted funnelling almost $200,000 owed into his own bank accounts.Picture: iStockphoto Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon A FORMER insurance broker has admitted funnelling almost $200,000 owed to 35 clients for policy cancellations and adjustments into his own bank accounts. Sergio …

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Porsche records fastest ever lap of Nurburgring

Porsche has smashed its own 35-year record for the fastest lap of the iconic Nurburgring. Two-time Le Mans winner and reigning World Endurance Champion Timo Bernhard piloted a Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo around the 20.8km circuit in 5 minutes and 19.546s. It knocked a whopping 51.58 seconds off the previous …

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