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Just stop doing that, will ya?




Did the kid irritate the eagle? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


August poll: Giles promises on housing, tourism, gas



In Letters to the Editor the Chief Minister promises billions for outback dwellings, says NT gas can meet much of the nation's energy needs and canes Labor over its tourism policies as the NT election draws near.


Street kids 'agency' refuses to disclose numbers


... but Adam Giles says it's OK to release them. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Town Council CEO Rex Mooney and Cr Jade Kudrenko, chairperson of the Council's Community Services Committee which on Monday passed a unanimous vote for a comprehensive approach to the problem of street kids.


'Terrorists will not stop our laughter'



The Bastille Day dinner will go on tomorrow in Alice Springs, says Coralie "Coco" Petit, despite the attack in Nice killing 84 last night. She organised the candle light vigil in November last year (at left), when the terrorists had struck in Paris.


New control plan follows buffel grass outrage




... and now read the fine print. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Buffel in iconic Palm Valley.


Tollner on SA power costs: Too much gas or not enough?




The current Big Freeze is lending credibility to either. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Pine Gap may sell homes as housing starts drop



Light at the end of the tunnel? Election, Brexit, low interest rates and high dollar will shape the future. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


The world's marvels at his feet




Frenchman Killian has the answer to the tedium of jet travel. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.


What the Bomb would do to you




A one megaton bomb being detonated one kilometer above Pine Gap would inflict maximum damage within 15 km of ground zero, writes Bevan Ramsden of Lambton, NSW.


Council to take charge of street kids at night



The town needs a place where street kids are "fed, entertained and put to bed, a drop-in centre not a drop-out centre, an overnight boarding house". PHOTO: Crs Brown and De Brenni last night. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


NOTE comment from Cr Brown.

Sink or swim: The long way to the Beer Can Regatta.



On their way to Darwin for the Beer Can Regatta: Well, they're not paddling all the way, this is just a practice run. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Camel Cup expected to raise $20,000 for charity




The Camel Cup attracted a crowd of about 3500, including 1000 from interstate. PHOTO: Riders in the Cup just after the start. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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