Poli and O’Brien set pace in Parkrun

Jason MennellKalgoorlie Miner Wednesday, 16 January 2019 2:12PM Camera IconRichard James in action last year.Picture: Supplied Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link Parkrun enthusiasts turned out in their droves to tackle the 5km course at Karlkurla Bushland Park on Saturday. A field of 125 runners and walkers, including …

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China confirms seeds sprouting on dark side of moon

Matt Damon, eat your heart out – China’s growing plants in space! Seeds taken to the moon on China’s Chang’e-4 mission have begun to sprout, according to the China National Space Administration. Images published on Twitter show cotton shoots growing in an airtight container aboard the lander, having been kept …

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Tasmanian man charged over ice in undies

Christine McGinnAAP Wednesday, 16 January 2019 2:16PM Camera IconA 35-year-old man has been charged over $1 m of smuggled ice hidden in a passenger’s underpants. Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link A Tasmanian man has been charged over his alleged involvement in the smuggling of $1 million worth …

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Locals turn out to see off turtle rehab pair

Two sea turtles that have been in rehabilitation in Exmouth were successfully released back into the ocean at Hunters Beach last week. Myrtle and Csiro came to the Ningaloo Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in need of saving and over the course of many months have been treated by veterinary surgeon …

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‘Switched on’ Lady Cuvee makes her mark

Chris Waller always knew Lady Cuvee’s pedigree would count for something despite the filly making an inauspicious start to her racing career. But for all of his mastery as a trainer, not even Waller was sure if the three-year-old was ready to do what she did at Warwick Farm on …

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Greener pastures ahead for Dunn galloper

Trainer Matt Dunn hopes he keeps expensive gelding Green Mountain for a few more runs after an impressive win at Doomben. Green Mountain ($3.40) was having his first start in 42 weeks but came away to beat Great Keppel ($4) by 2-1/4 lengths in a maiden race over 1350m The …

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