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Court told teen ‘struck’ party host, called for medics

Padbury man Ryan Ball has regained consciousness after six days in a coma.Picture: Seven News The teenager accused of attacking Padbury party host Ryan Ball, leaving him fighting for life in a coma, will spend another week behind bars after his application for bail was refused. Kaide Travis Maslin, 18, appeared from Hakea prison in the Perth Magistrate’s Court today ...

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Looking down on Earth

Think of satellites as eyes in the sky, providing sweeping views of volcanoes, wildfires, landslides and hurricanes. They’re used for navigation, communications, weather forecasting and even spying. Data from satellites can be used to help scientists track changes in forests, predict weather patterns and measure ozone in the atmosphere. Amnesty International uses remote sensing images from satellites, aircraft, drones and ...

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Pension risk in dipping into super for home: report

A 35-year-old taking out $100,000 now could later cost the government $92,000.Picture: WA News Allowing first-homebuyers to draw on their superannuation for a deposit could end up costing the Federal Government $92,000 per person in additional future pension costs, a new report warns. Consulting firm Rice Warner says that letting a 35-year-old take $100,000 out of their super could result ...

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Warning bulls missed signs in great US growth hope

The Australian sharemarket pared early gains but finished in the black as bargain hunters moved in on the major banks and commodity prices supported miners. The S&P/ASX 200 index climbed to a 0.5 per cent gain but dropped back to close up 13.8 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 5799.6 on volume 18 per cent below average as the index ...

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Peak farm bodies welcome election result

Pastoralists and Graziers Association president Tony Seabrook.Picture: Countryman The State’s peak farm lobby groups have both welcomed Labor’s win. WAFarmers president Tony York said WA Labor had performed reasonably well against the WAFarmers State Election Policy Platform which was demonstrated in the WAFarmers scorecard, released last week. Mr York said Labor must now deliver on its promises to make the ...

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Medical check-up: This week’s health news round-up

Your weekly round-up of news affecting your health… TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME INCREASES KIDS’ RISK OF DIABETES Three or more hours of screen time each day has been linked to several risk factors associated with the development of diabetes in children. These include body fat and insulin resistance. Researchers at St George’s University of London assessed a sample of nearly ...

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Lewis faces loss

Capel Shire Council president Murray Scott with fo9rmer Agriculture Minister Mark Lewis, who lost his Upper House seat last at last weekend’s State election. Pictured is the pair at the Boyanup Saleyards. Picture: Chloerissa Eadie. Outgoing agriculture minister Mark Lewis has lost his spot in the Upper House as Labor’s landslide leaves a trail of Liberal carnage. Political commentators are ...

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Western Australia on top after opening day of Sheffield Shield clash with NSW Blues

A dogged Cam Bancroft century has paved the way for WA to farewell retiring captain Adam Voges in the Sheffield Shield final next week. Voges was 48 not out last night in what could be his final innings at the WACA Ground as the inspired Warriors had the better of the opening day against a wayward NSW attack. Victoria will ...

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Lisa Scaffidi says she is the victim of a witch-hunt

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi says there is a ‘witch-hunt’ going on in the City of Perth Council. Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi says there is a ‘witch-hunt’ going on in the City of Perth Council. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to Read from the source

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