Mourners choose yellow to farewell Marilyn

MOURNERS have swapped traditional black for yellow to finally bid farewell to a teenage girl who went missing more than 40 years ago. MARILYN Wallman, 14, disappeared in Mackay in central Queensland on March 21, 1972. For years, there were no leads and the investigation became the state’s longest running missing child’s case. But detectives […]

Fatal Sydney basher sent texts to victim

A MAN who fatally bashed his best friend sent a flurry of texts after the attack and told his mate’s mother “I will cop anything that is coming to me”. DENNIS O’Brien, 28, died a week after being bashed by Mathew Beattie in the granny flat of his Port Stephens home in June 2013. Beattie […]

Qld deaths deemed murder-suicide: police

It could be months before experts find out how a child died during a murder-suicide near Toowoomba. Source: AAP QUEENSLAND detectives know where the rifle used in a murder-suicide west of Brisbane came from, but not how it came to be in the hands of the grandfather responsible. A PRELIMINARY post-mortem examination of the body […]

Banana growers told to plan for the worst

Queensland authorities are tracing how a devastating fungal disease found its way to a banana farm. Source: AAP THE fungal disease threatening north Queensland’s $570 million banana industry has been labelled a cancer to the entire region. A FARM near Tully, in the heart of the banana growing industry, was quarantined this week after tests […]

NSW commits to domestic violence register

IN a first for Australia, NSW women will be able to check whether their partners have a domestic violence history on an offenders register, under a re-elected coalition government. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/newscomaunationalbreakingnewsndm/~3/9Qrn8_xXcYQ/story01.htm

New Jersey officially announces $225M Exxo

Etsy is going mainstream ETSY, the online marketplace renowned for quirky, handmade goods is doing the most mainstream thing a company could do. Article source: http://news.com.au.feedsportal.com/c/34564/f/632570/s/44154a5f/sc/3/l/0L0Snews0N0Bau0Cfinance0Cbusiness0Cnew0Ejersey0Eofficially0Eannounces0E225m0Eexxo0Cstory0Ee6frfkur0E1227250A5342210Dfrom0Fpublic0Irss/story01.htm

Lower oil prices will stay a while: CEOs

Etsy is going mainstream ETSY, the online marketplace renowned for quirky, handmade goods is doing the most mainstream thing a company could do. Article source: http://news.com.au.feedsportal.com/c/34564/f/632570/s/4416484f/sc/2/l/0L0Snews0N0Bau0Cfinance0Cbusiness0Clower0Eoil0Eprices0Ewill0Estay0Ea0Ewhile0Eceos0Cstory0Ee6frfkur0E1227250A71370A80Dfrom0Fpublic0Irss/story01.htm