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History of 127-year-old Katanning flour mill preserved as luxury Premier Mill Hotel

It is probably the best dollar ever spent in the protection of WA’s architectural and industrial heritage. The crumbling 127-year-old Katanning flour mill — sold by the local shire for just $1 after years of neglect and standing empty — has been transformed into one of regional WA’s finest luxury hotels. After a two-year, multimillion-dollar restoration, the 22-bed Premier Mill ...

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Adam Cerra and Andrew Brayshaw speak about life as a Docker

The West Australian Saturday, 26 May 2018 2:00AM The two Fremantle draftees talk about what their first few months at the club has been like. Footy fans survey: have your say for the chance to win a trip for two to the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Take the ultimate footy survey. Click here to Read from the source

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Rashid guides Hyderabad to IPL final

Despite a dashing innings of 48 from Kolkata Knight Riders’ Australian opener Chris Lynn, a brilliant all-round performance from Rashid Khan has propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad into the Indian Premier League final. The Afghan teenager provided late fireworks with the bat and then returned with the ball to snub out Kolkata’s run chase in a thrilling 13-run victory in Qualifier 2. ...

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Top seed Thiem to face Simon in Lyon final

Top seed Dominic Thiem has booked a place in the Lyon Open final by beating Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic 6-4 5-7 6-4. The world No.8 will face veteran Gilles Simon for the title, after the Frenchman ended Briton Cameron Norrie’s hopes with a 6-1 7-6 (8-6) victory in the other semi-final. Simon broke Norrie’s serve three times in the first set, ...

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Gritty Berlin edges Matt on

It’s a long way from Rockingham to Berlin. This is especially true for Matt Gresham, who splits his time between the two locations. The WA singer landed a German record deal after wowing at Texan music showcase SXSW last year, sparking a move to the creative hub and the birth of his first full album, Who Am I Now, which ...

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Tax cuts to favour middle class: Morrison

AAP Saturday, 26 May 2018 5:58AM Camera Icon Scott Morrison says middle income earners will be the major winners from proposed tax cuts. Most of the benefits of the $143 billion in income tax cuts proposed by the Turnbull government will overwhelmingly go to middle income earners, according to new figures. The breakdown of the Treasury figures published in The ...

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Miss Fisher feature to shoot in Melbourne

Miss Fisher’s gold and pearl-handled pistol will have its moment on the silver screen as the popular murder mystery series about the glamorous private detective readies for its feature film debut. Actor Essie Davis returns as lead Phryne Fisher in Miss Fisher & The Crypt of Tears, traversing the streets of Melbourne and the world in the 1920s alongside fellow ...

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El Jacko jumps at early chance

A brilliant drive by Ryan Warwick gave El Jacko the winning edge in tonight’s Pure Steel Final (2130m) at Gloucester Park. Warwick caught rivals napping when he dashed El Jacko three-wide from near last to hit the front 1600m from home. The $1.10 favourite Simba Bromac, who had been leading, had no answer to El Jacko’s sweeping move. Chris Lewis ...

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Harvey Weinstein surrenders to Manhattan police on sexual assault charges

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has officially been charged with rape, sex abuse, criminal sex act and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two women, New York police say. Weinstein had earlier surrendered himself to authorities at a New York City police station, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct. ...

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Australian Barty in French Open doubt

Darren WaltonAAP Saturday, 26 May 2018 12:22AM Camera Icon Ashleigh Barty retired from her Strasbourg International semi-final with a back injury. Ashleigh Barty is racing the clock to take her place in the French Open draw after suffering a despairing setback at the Strasbourg International. Australia’s top-ranked tennis player was forced to retire from her maiden WTA clay-court singles semi-final ...

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