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The Fraser Island barge operator is denying he put profits above the health of an ill child.

Fraser barge’s rescue drama

OPERATORS of the barge between Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island have denied claims they ignored the medical needs of a critically ill and unconscious child.

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Pokie machines pumped hard in regional areas

REGIONALS areas are funnelling huge sums of cash into poker machines, with Queensland’s resource-rich towns pumping the equivalent of more than $550 per person into the games over the past 12 months.

Tinana's banger brothers rule, ok?

TINANA'S butcher brothers Ben and Luke Goldenstein have been named the Sausage Kings of the Sunshine Coast and Burnett region for their Australian beef snags.

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Julieanne Reid and her daughter Ebony with some of her royal collection.

Right royal jaunt for Hervey Bay family

AS ROYAL fever sweeps the nation, a Hervey Bay family prepares to journey to Sydney in the hope of catching a glimpse of Wills, Kate and baby George.

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i agree peter, they seem like genuine , nice , young , British, people ,and little George is beautiful ,and its nice that they want to come to the colony , but what is the purpose of the visit?, that we have to pay for it ?, reducing Queensland public...

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Man who became a menace over mangoes get sentence reduced

AN Airlie Beach fruit and vegetable store owner who engaged in conversation about mangoes with a stranger later copped threatening demands.

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Why are people so agro these days? I remember when I last visited Cairns a while ago a pie vendor asked if I wanted to buy a pie as I was walking past. I had no money on me so politely declined. He then started swearing and hurling abuse at me. I could...

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A couple of retirees relaxing and catching a tan at Kawana Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Retirement uncertainty leaves business owner in limbo

HAVING the security of owning a business has done little to quell the fear John Mack holds for life after retirement.

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Absolutely right on, Robert. Anyone half serious about getting a decent return on their money wouldn't touch retail super funds with a bargepole. Unfortunately, as you say most people are like sheep -- and they actually believe the lies dished out by...

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