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Fri 18 Jan 2019

‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

premium_icon ‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

A QUEENSLAND man who overdosed at a NSW music festival has been remembered as a kind-hearted, popular and funny young man who lit up every room he entered.

Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

premium_icon Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

Soil and water are being tested at the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion site to determine the extent of a chemical contamination caused by firefighting foam.

Coast porn actor slapped with fine

premium_icon Coast porn actor slapped with fine

A Gold Coast based private dancer who punched her flatmate’s mother in the neck has walked from court with just a fine.

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

TRAFFIC on the Toowoomba Range is at a standstill due to a broken down truck.

Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

premium_icon Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

A DRIVER has been slapped with a $1218 fine after he was clocked travelling 74km/hr over the speed limit on a highway south of Brisbane.

UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

premium_icon UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

An elderly man and woman were lucky to walk away from a single vehicle rollover on the Bruce Hwy

Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

premium_icon Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the death of Israeli-Arab university student Aiia Maasarwe, two days after her body was found in Melbourne.

Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

premium_icon Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

Sam Bradshaw got a shocking surprise on a shopping trip.

Man killed in morning crash

Man killed in morning crash

A motorcyclist has died after a single vehicle crash near Woolgoolga this morning.

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

A 61-year-old cement truck driver has been airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital after his truck rolled on the Bruce Hwy at Isis Central.

Missing man not seen in two weeks

Missing man not seen in two weeks

Police are appealing for public assistance to help find a 34-year-old man reported missing from the Sunshine Coast.

Barty downplays injury fears after win

premium_icon Barty downplays injury fears after win

Ash Barty is into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time but her victory wasn’t without some drama.

Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

premium_icon Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

A man sexually abused teenage boys over a horrific seven-year period as he travelled the region working for a community organisation.

Firefighters work overnight to contain vegetation fire

Firefighters work overnight to contain vegetation fire

RURAL crew returns to the scene this morning to continue monitoring the blaze.

Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

Elon Musk says he can build a traffic busting tunnel under Sydney for a billion dollars — and a NSW MP is calling it a game-changer.

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

It’s been adored by customers and loved by shareholders but Kmart is one of a number of big-name retailers that are starting to look decidedly shaky.

What threats? Tomic responds to ‘liar’ Hewitt

premium_icon What threats? Tomic responds to ‘liar’ Hewitt

The back and forth between Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic continues with the ostracised Aussie returning serve to claims he blackmailed and threatened family...

Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

premium_icon Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

Despite push for ban, council tells why unisex toilets aren't going anywhere and police give update on investigation.

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Felicity Shadbolt, a fit and avid bushwalker and runner, was found dead not far from her car yesterday. Now police are starting to ask questions.

Coast model ditches fake filters to get real about anxiety

premium_icon Coast model ditches fake filters to get real about anxiety

Behind the glamour of social media, nobody knew Coast influencer Brooke Styles was battling anxiety. Now she's inspired to create safe space for others to share

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