Managing final exam stress a balancing act

It is crunch time for Year 12 students completing ATAR in Albany with their final exams just around the corner. After working hard all year, exams this month will make up a large portion of their final score. In preparation for the exams, some students have spent their school holidays …

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High rate of pass-ins reflects wool market volatility

The State’s woolgrowers have reacted strongly to turbulent selling conditions as pass-in rates climb nationwide, with WA not selling 3000 of the bales offered. The Eastern Market Indicator’s firm 98¢ drop to 1511¢/kg clean last week was met with strong seller resistance on the back of the national pass-in rate …

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Ambassadors aims to go deeper

Ambassadors want to go a step further in the upcoming Albany Basketball Association season. Ambassadors were knocked out in last season’s men’s A-grade preliminary final by Barking Owls. Andrew Sephton, David Gill and Astor Beniasen will be losses but they have gained Stewart Davies, Chris Panton, Callum Dixon and David …

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Park get back to basics

Collingwood Park coach Matt Heberle says his team’s batting and fielding must improve this season as they seek to push back into A-grade finals contention. The club will look to be major movers in 2019-20 after only winning four games last season. Steven Teague will be a key player having …

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Woman allegedly dragged and assaulted

A Carey Park man was due to face court yesterday over a terrifying assault in which a woman was allegedly hit with a baseball bat. Police allege a woman in her 40s was attacked in her Mandurah home by two men known to her about 9.15pm on October 4. It …

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Season packed with highlights | The West Australian

This year’s Upper Great Southern Hockey Association season delivered five months of thrilling games, goals and other events. There were many highlights, but the Festival of Hockey, UGSHA Narrogin Junior Carnival, National Australia Bank carnival and the Sri Lanka masters team friendly stood out for association development man-ager Rodney Johnson. …

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Drunken bees create a buzz at parliament

Boozy bees are dropping from the skies around Parliament House, with the imbibing insects getting a buzz off native flowers. Eagle-eyed observers have noticed the flying insects dead and stumbling around Australia’s seat of government in Canberra. Parliament’s head beekeeper Cormac Farrell solved the mystery in a series of tweets …

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Warrant issued for man on firearms, drugs charges

UPDATE: Mr Bin Kali has been arrested in Broome. Police thank the community for their assistance. Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 34-year-old Broome man after he failed to appear in court to face a string of firearm and drug charges. Detectives believe Nigel John Bin Kali can …

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ASX lower as US-China worries weigh

The Australian sharemarket has closed lower, as pessimism about the outcome of the upcoming US-China trade negotiations weighs on market confidence. The S&P/ASX200 index finished trade on Wednesday down 46.7 points to 6546.7, while the broader all ordinaries was down 46.7 points to 6667.0. The US government is considering limiting …

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