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	Johnathan Thurston looks downcast despite win

Johnathan Thurston looks downcast despite win

Johnathan Thurston cut a forlorn figure on Saturday afternoon despite watching his Cowboys side claim a thrilling last-gasp win against Penrtih Panthers in Townsville.

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	Johnathan Thurston leaves ground downcast despite win

Johnathan Thurston leaves ground downcast despite win

Johnathan Thurston cut a forlorn figure on Saturday afternoon despite watching his Cowboys side claim a thrilling last-gasp win against Penrtih Panthers in Townsville.

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NRL Live: Cowboys take on Panthers in Townsville

NRL Live: Cowboys take on Panthers in Townsville

On a big Saturday in the NRL, the JT-less Cowboys take on the Panthers, the Raiders play the Broncos and the Roosters host the Storm. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary.

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State of Origin 2017: Johnathan Thurston upbeat over shoulder injury after match-winning heroics

Johnathan Thurston denied there was further structural damage to his suspect shoulder and won't feel the pressure to play his 300th NRL game in Townsville on Saturday night after carrying a limp arm - and the entire to state of Queensland - to a seri

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	Yellow ant infestation hits Townsville with people warned

Yellow ant infestation hits Townsville with people warned

An infestation of yellow crazy ants has erupted in far north Queensland and the council requires $150,000 to eradicate the super colonies which have the power to destroy entire rainforests.

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The tormentor from Townsville set to toy with NSW again

Look, you can call me a football guru if you like, a see-er of things that completely escape others, but I reckon the inclusion of Johnathan Thurston in next Wednesday's Origin II is going to lift the Queenslanders by – I couldn't say exactly, but

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	Troops mimic real-life war zone Townsville training base

Troops mimic real-life war zone Townsville training base

Terrifying explosions, flames and gunshots rang out into the night as military fighters crept through an Australian town which had been turned into a temporary war zone.

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	Townsville mother reconnects with father after 22 years

Townsville mother reconnects with father after 22 years

Townsville woman Jordan Broad, 27, became estranged from her father at six months old. She has been looking for him, and finally found him when she received a call to say he was in intensive care.

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	Queensland girl heart stabbing Townsville walks free 

Queensland girl heart stabbing Townsville walks free 

A 13-year-old Queensland girl has walked free from court after stabbing another teenager, 15, in the heart and almost killing her, after she was bullied over the death of her grandmother.

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	Telco ruins newlyweds’ getaway with identity stuff-up

Telco ruins newlyweds’ getaway with identity stuff-up

One Townsville telco customer has been put through the wringer after she was hit with thousands of dollars worth of data roaming fees while she was fixing a Telstra mix-up of mistaken identity

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Indigenous recognition: Sam Backo and the long road to a level playing field

Sam Backo's clearest memory on the 1967 referendum is being chased down a street in Townsville by dogs.

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Queensland business community warned to brace for Adani decision

Queensland business community warned to brace for Adani decision

Queensland businesses must accept the possibility Adani may pull out of the $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project, the Townsville Chamber of Commerce says, after the company decides to postpone a final investment decision.

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Man beaten and slashed during random attempted home invasion in Townsville

A man has been beaten with a piece of timber and slashed with a knife during what police believe was a random attempted home invasion.

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Premier supports State of Origin match in new Townsville stadium

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has thrown her support behind a push to get a State of Origin match in Townsville.

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Townsville State of Origin plan for 2020

Townsville State of Origin plan for 2020

Queensland Rugby League is lobbying its national bosses to host State of Origin matches in north Queensland, once its new stadium is built.

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	Semi Radradra scales tree and chops down coconuts

Semi Radradra scales tree and chops down coconuts

NRL sensation Semi Radradra has shown he goes to great heights to keep his team hydrated in footage showing him scaling a tree and chopping down fresh coconuts in Townsville.

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	X-ray of girl after swallowing a troll doll in Townsville

X-ray of girl after swallowing a troll doll in Townsville

A two-year-old Townsville girl has almost choked to death when she swallowed a troll doll which miraculously made its way to her stomach, a shocking x-ray shows.

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NRL live: Rabbitohs v Manly, Cowboys v Eels

NRL live: Rabbitohs v Manly, Cowboys v Eels

The Rabbitohs take on the Sea Eagles in Sydney, before round nine action zips up to Townsville for the Cowboys and Eels. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary in our ScoreCentre.

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	X-ray of girl after swallowing a troll doll

X-ray of girl after swallowing a troll doll

A two-year-old Townsville girl has almost choked to death when she swallowed a troll doll which miraculously made its way to her stomach, a shocking x-ray shows.

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Man crushed to death in workplace incident at a Townsville manufacturing site

Emergency services were at the scene of a Townsville manufacturing site after a workplace incident Thursday morning.

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Man injured in workplace incident at a Townsville manufacturing site

Emergency services were at the scene of a Townsville manufacturing site after a workplace incident Thursday morning.

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Repeat child sex offender released into Townsville community after court battle

Judge Burns ruled in favour of 44-year-old man Anton Greg Williams in the Supreme Court of Queensland, after agreeing with the advice of three psychiatrists.

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Man 'stabbed in neck with sword' by flatmate now fighting for life

A man is in a critical condition after he was stabbed in the neck with a sword in Townsville.

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	Townsville man raped son six years blames religious cult

Townsville man raped son six years blames religious cult

A Townsville man, 55, who raped his own son for six years, from the age of 10, has blamed his sexual offending on the religious cult he grew up in.

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Johnathan Thurston injury could put James Maloney in frame for Australian Test spot

Thurston was due to have scans on Sunday afternoon after being carried off by Cowboys trainers in Townsville on Saturday night.

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Department of Defence still using firefighting foam containing PFAS

Department of Defence still using firefighting foam containing PFAS

A firefighting foam phased out nearly a decade ago because of health concerns is still being used by the Department of Defence at their bases in Darwin and Townsville.

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Firefighters denied protective equipment for fear it would be contaminated

Firefighters denied protective equipment for fear it would be contaminated

The United Firefighters Union accuses Airservices Australia of denying personal protective equipment to staff in Darwin and Townsville for fear it would be contaminated by PFAS chemicals.

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North Queensland Cowboys beat sluggish South Sydney Rabbitohs in the Townsville heat

North Queensland's impressive start to the 2017 NRL season continued in Townsville on Friday as a composed Cowboys accounted for South Sydney 20-6.

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Live: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

Live: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011. Follow live.

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Cyclone Debbie: The race for sand and supplies as north Queensland prepares

Former copper Bill Stillaway felt "lucky" to have escaped with $40,000 damage and a tree through his roof when Cyclone Yasi tore through Townsville in 2011.

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Cyclone Debbie on track to be category four by landfall

Cyclone Debbie on track to be category four by landfall

Tropical Cyclone Debbie remains on track to be a severe category four cyclone when it makes landfall, with the storm forecast to hit between Townsville and Bowen on Tuesday morning.

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Cyclone threat in north Qld could hit category five

Cyclone threat in north Qld could hit category five

A cyclone forming off north Queensland could intensify to the highest category as it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the weather bureau warns.

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Townsville in firing line as cyclone threat intensifies

Townsville in firing line as cyclone threat intensifies

The weather bureau is warning a tropical low off the north Queensland coast tracking towards Townsville could make landfall as a category four cyclone, prompting the city to consider declaring full alert status.

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Townsville motorbike club holding cyclone party as Debbie moves towards coast

Residents between Cape Tribulation and St Lawrence warned to prepare for tropical cyclone Debbie to make landfall any time between Sunday and early Tuesday.

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Manly shock injured Cowboys with stunning win

Manly's horror start to the 2017 NRL season has ended emphatically in Townsville after they scored a much-needed 30-8 victory over North Queensland.

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	Man lost legs and could lose fingers to meningococcal

Man lost legs and could lose fingers to meningococcal

Kurt Power, 24, has lost both his legs, his spleen and could lose up to six fingers after being admitted to Townsville Hospital for gastro which turned out to be meningococcal disease.

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Uber outrage boils over in LNP tour of Queensland

Uber outrage boils over in LNP tour of Queensland

Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls labels his regional Queensland tour a success despite some fiery confrontations at public forums in Townsville and Cairns over ride sharing group Uber.

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Queensland crocodiles to be 'encouraged to leave', not culled

Queensland crocodiles to be 'encouraged to leave', not culled

Crocodiles bigger than 2 metres found in waters off Cairns and Townsville would be "encouraged to move out of the zone" and only removed if they displayed dangerous behaviour, under a revised State Government management plan.

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	Pauline Hanson has PM Malcolm Turnbull on speed dial

Pauline Hanson has PM Malcolm Turnbull on speed dial

The firebrand One Nation leader was meeting workers south of Townsville, Queensland, in December when she boasted that she had the prime minister's phone number.

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	Pauline Hanson PM Malcolm Turnbull phone call farmers

Pauline Hanson PM Malcolm Turnbull phone call farmers

The firebrand One Nation leader was meeting workers south of Townsville, Queensland, in December when she boasted that she had the prime minister's phone number.

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Regional cities lead Queensland in Crime Stoppers tip-offs

Queensland's regional cities - Ipswich, Caboolture, Townsville, Toowoomba and the Gold and Sunshine coasts - have a led the state in dobbing in criminals, according to trends released by Crime Stoppers.

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	Allison Langdon bursts into tears on 60 Minutes 

Allison Langdon bursts into tears on 60 Minutes 

Filing a report for Channel Nine's 60 Minutes program, veteran journalist Allison Langdon burst into tears when she saw images of Mason Parker, who was killed Townsville in 2011.

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	Troy Reed

Troy Reed 's 000 call after murdering Mason Parker

Mason Parker was killed by his mother's lover Troy Reed while he looked after the toddler in Townsville in 2011.

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	Queensland man jailed after attacking woman from Tinder

Queensland man jailed after attacking woman from Tinder

A man who attacked his Tinder date after turning up unannounced to her Townsville home because she had been 'ignoring his messages for several days' will spend six months in jail.

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	Townsville childcare workers ignored Mason Parker bruising

Townsville childcare workers ignored Mason Parker bruising

Mason was killed by his mother’s lover Troy Reed in Townsville, Queensland, in April 2011 – who later suggested to detectives that the boy’s injuries were inflicted by the family’s dog.

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Clive Mensink ordered to return to Australia or risk contempt of court

Clive Mensink ordered to return to Australia or risk contempt of court

It would be unreasonable to force former Queensland Nickel director Clive Mensink to fly economy class to return to Australia to face a public examination into the Townsville refinery's collapse, a Brisbane court hears.

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Palmer says Townsville 'should be thankful' for refinery jobs before collapse

Palmer says Townsville 'should be thankful' for refinery jobs before collapse

Clive Palmer says he did nothing wrong in the lead-up to the collapse of Queensland Nickel, as he faces a second day of questioning in the Federal Court in Brisbane.

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	Woman gently massages TENNIS BALL out of python

Woman gently massages TENNIS BALL out of python

Incredible footage has emerged showing the moment an overzealous carpet python regurgitates a tennis ball. A Townsville resident noticed the snake in the backyard with a huge lump on Monday.

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	Toddler suffers burns on playground rubber mat

Toddler suffers burns on playground rubber mat

Townsville mum Jessica Mead, 29, said her 15-month-old son, Jackson, received second-degree burns to the bottom of his feet after walking on a playground's rubber matting.

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Townsville Fire ride hot shooting to big win over Dandenong Rangers

Townsville Fire were too strong for Dandenong Rangers on Saturday night.

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