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25yo man jailed over North Mackay drive-by shootingABC LocalA 25-year-old man will spend nine months behind bars for a drive-by shooting in north Queensland earlier this year. In late February, Andrew James Ifield, and two others wearing masks, drove to a home in Harrington Street, in North Mackay, armed with a ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryCommunity's chance to make a difference for junior playersMackay Daily MercuryFOOTBALL: The Mackay Football Zone (MRFZ) is hosting a working bee to repair the damaged surface at Mackay Football Park. Parents have complained about the conditions of the ground, with some parents removing their children from competition.and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryCommunity's chance to make a diffrence for junior playersMackay Daily MercuryFOOTBALL: The Mackay Football Zone (MRFZ) is hosting a working bee to repair the damaged surface at Mackay Football Park. Parents have complained about the conditions of the ground, with some parents removing their children from competition. [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMeteores and Meteorettes ready for openerMackay Daily MercuryBASKETBALL: Both Mackay's Queensland basketball League teams look a bit different this season. The Meteors, the men's team, are coming off a championship year, but they have a new coach. Dynamic players Matthew Adekponya and Bradyon Hobbs are ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay hosts state dance eventMackay Daily MercuryMackay teachers, Tracey Evans of the Ceilidh Dance Studio and Sandra Danastas of International Dance Affair said they were proud to have students compete in the highest level of competition. Four dancers from Mackay will take part in the championship.and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryRecords will be broken in adventure raceMackay Daily MercuryADVENTURE RACING: Records could tumble at next Saturday's Zach Mach Mackay Adventure Challenge. The course, particularly the mountain bike stage, looks fast and organiser Peter Lister said athletes would be pushing for record times. One record ...and more [...]
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Central Queensland newsMackay hosts state dance eventCentral Queensland newsMackay teachers, Tracey Evans of the Ceilidh Dance Studio and Sandra Danastas of International Dance Affair said they were proud to have students compete in the highest level of competition. Four dancers from Mackay will take part in the championship. [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryAgro backs up Mackay's May Red Shield AppealMackay Daily MercuryMackay's Red Shield Doorknock Appeal kicks off at the end of next month. "This is our once a year event where the bulk of our funds to support all our social services comes from," Mackay's Captain Rachel Busst said. These funds go towards domestic ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMan finds abandoned dog: 'Hope he finds a good home'Mackay Daily MercuryAL Kidner posted a photo of a dog on his Facebook page he found tied up to a tree in Mackay. "So today I was taking some photos of our wetlands and I came across this dog tied up to a tree and by the looks of it he's been there a few days already ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryFinal days for historic homeMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY has lost a piece of its history. One of the first houses built at Slade Point - a small blue and white cottage on Slade Esplanade -has been demolished. The structure, built about 1935, was "too far gone" to save, building experts said. Mackay ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryInternational collaborationMackay Daily MercurySITTING is a cafe in New York, Mackay composer David William Pyke started to plan the music for a new ballet with renowned artistic director Kenneth Ludden. The scribbles and notes from the caffeine-infused brainstorming session have led to an ... [...]
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Courier MailMayor's plan to boost Mackay's fortunesCourier MailBut Greg Williamson, who served as Mackay mayor in the '90s and stormed back into city hall at last month's local government elections, has a rock-solid faith in a city his family has served for five generations. What ideas and projects do you think ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryUPDATE: Elderly women taken to Mackay Base HospitalMackay Daily MercuryUse this content. An elderly women was taken to the Mackay Base Hospital this afternoon after her vehicle rolled over along Marian-Eton Rd, North Eton. Photo Daniel Harkin / Daily Mercury Daniel Harkin ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMasked offender sentenced to jailMackay Daily MercuryAndrew James Ifield, 25, of Walkerston, appeared in Mackay Magistrates Court on 28 charges, including discharging a weapon in a public place, unlawful possession of weapons, and possessing explosives without authority. Ifield was on probation at the ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryRapira retires from the Intrust Super CupMackay Daily MercuryRUGBY LEAGUE: Steve Rapira will not been seen on the field for the Mackay Cutters tomorrow night at BB Print Stadium Mackay, When the Cutters clash with the Ipswich Jets. Absolute Enterprises Mackay Cutters coach revealed Rapira has retired from the ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryWhiting are the pick of the fishMackay Daily MercuryRELAXING: Paul Macleod found time to have a fish from his Kayak near the entrance to the Mackay Marina yesterday. Today and Wednesday are expected to be cloudy, with possible showers and the maximum temperature around 29 degrees. Photo Tony ...and more [...]
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Adelaide CrowsDavid Mackay, 150 gamesAdelaide CrowsDavid Mackay, 150 games. 10:00 amAEST Thursday, April 28, 2016. A look at David Mackay's career ahead of his 150th game on Saturday at Adelaide Oval. ALL Photos. David Mackay of the Crows tackled by Tyson Stenglein of the Eagles during the AFL ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMan appears in court on six charges after Anzac Day incidentMackay Daily MercuryA MAN appeared in Mackay Magistrates Court this morning on six charges relating to an incident on Anzac Day. Mark Andrew Francis is charged with one count of grievous bodily harm while armed, one count of grievous bodily harm, one count of obstructing ... [...]
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ABC LocalMackay council to pay staff $3.6m in back pay as talks continue on new enterprise dealABC LocalThe Mackay Mayor says the council is now in step with its neighbours, after a decision to back pay staff while negotiations continue on a new enterprise agreement (EA). About 1,000 workers will be back paid $3.6 million to cover a 1.5 per cent pay ... [...]
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Sporting events coming to Mackay in MayMackay Daily MercuryAll of these are supported by council through its Invest Mackay Events and Conference Attraction Programs as part of its 2015-16 budget. Economic Development and Planning Committee chair Cr Amanda Camm said such conferences and events provided ... [...]
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