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Coronavirus: Board games making comeback during Easter restrictions | Nine News Australia

Sales of board games and puzzles have made a comeback, up 417% in recent weeks as families spend time together and return to old school traditions. Subscribe: Get more breaking news at: Join Nine News for the latest in news and events that affect you in your local city, as well as news from across […]

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The green box represents everything wrong with Australia’s internet

The green box represents everything wrong with Australia’s internet On a sidewalk in a northwestern Sydney suburb, there’s a box. A pale green box. It stands 4 feet tall. Inside the box? The internet. Known as a “street cabinet” or “node,” this box contains the equipment needed to deliver internet access to hundreds of homes […]

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War reporters like me will cease to exist if the web giants aren’t stopped | Sammy Ketz

War reporters like me will cease to exist if the web giants aren’t stopped | Sammy Ketz I was in Mosul, the Islamic State group’s former capital in northern Iraq, on a reporting assignment about children returning to a school that had been shut down for three years by jihadists. I was thinking of how […]

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Girl who made Kate giggle when she tried to steal her flowers dies age 9

Girl who made Kate giggle when she tried to steal her flowers dies age 9 A little girl who made the Duchess of Cambridge giggle during a royal visit to Australia has died of a rare disease aged nine. Mia Murchison, who has been battling with Batten’s disease for six years, took her ‘last little […]

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Sister of AFL star fighting for life after freak on-field collision

Sister of AFL star fighting for life after freak on-field collision The sister of AFL player Travis Varcoe is fighting for life in hospital after a freak on-field accident during a women’s local football grand final. Margaret Varcoe, 27, was playing for Angle Vale against Mount Lofty in the Adelaide Footy League decider on Sunday […]

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NAPLAN 2018 summary results: a few weeks late, but otherwise little change from previous years

NAPLAN 2018 summary results: a few weeks late, but otherwise little change from previous years This year’s NAPLAN results have finally landed. The results are a few weeks behind schedule, due to disagreement over how scores should be reported between the body that administers the test and state education officials. Debate centres on whether data […]

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Just how good was Manu Ginobili’s career?

Just how good was Manu Ginobili’s career? After 16 seasons, Manu Ginobili is retiring. Considering his international career and major role on four championships teams in San Antonio, it’s hard to think of Ginobili as anything but a Hall of Famer. MORE: The basketball world reacts to Manu Ginobili’s retirement Examining him strictly through the lens […]