Frankston (United States)

Type: City
Name: Frankston (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 32.0527
Longitude: -95.506302
population: 1,215
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

We must not repeat the mistakes of the past

I was a youth worker in Adelaide in the 1970s and '80s. To read ''Youth unemployment spirals to 'social disaster''' (The Age, 26/8) gives me a sense of deja vu and reminds me that trouble lies ahead.Our research found that young people quickly moved from ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Melbourne-based tech start-up to light up Silicon Valley

A Melbourne-based tech start-up that is reshaping the lighting systems of commercial buildings will seek venture capital for expansion from California's famed Silicon Valley.High-tech entrepeneur Organic Response invented a wireless lighting control system ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Compromise needed to break refugee stalemate

Some see as moral blackmail Immigration Minister Scott Morrison's demand that the Senate allow temporary protection visas before he releases children from detention (The Age, 23/8). But the conflict between governments and supporters of asylum seekers' ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Suspended MP Geoff Shaw wanted to get married on taxpayer-funded overseas trip, Government says

Suspended balance-of-power independent Geoff Shaw wanted to propose or get married while on a taxpayer-funded overseas trip, the Victorian Government has revealed.Tourism Minister Louise Asher said Mr Shaw asked for permission to take a study trip to ... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Yet another crazy government initiative

, I had a letter published in which I described the desalination plant as "the craziest government initiative of my lifetime". Unfortunately the East West Link tops that by a long way. It beggars belief how a government can contemplate spending $18 billion ... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping a lid on alcohol risks

FRANKSTON and Mornington Peninsula residents are benefiting from a Peninsula Health initiative aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm in older people.Under the Australian-first program designed to address the issue, 200 clients aged 60-96 have on average ... [Published Frankston Weekly - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Girls from LaRue shave their heads to make a difference

Athens —The statistics are alarming. More children are lost to cancer in the United States than any other disease. Before they turn 20, about one in 285 children in the U.S. will have cancer. Worldwide, a child is diagnosed every three seconds.Four girls ... [Published Athens Daily Review - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Circumcision Led To Penis Amputation, Claims Man Suing Alabama Hospital

Dorothea Clinton who dug up a potato in the shape of a duck. Dorothea Clinton will be having ‘Quack-et Potato’ for dinner after digging up this funny-looking potato Sep 13, 2013. The 73-year-old, of Peaton, near Ludlow, thought it bore an uncanny resemblance ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Cabbage, Penis, London
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Denis Napthine: I will not be held to ransom by Geoff Shaw

Victorian premier Denis Napthine said Geoff Shaw made 'unreasonable demands'. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP Victorian premier Denis Napthine says he will not be held to ransom by Geoff Shaw after the maverick MP threatened to vote with Labor to bring down ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 03 2014]

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...No one could have predicted that, could they? It seems to be another example of the Napthine government's "do nothing - or if you have to do something, do as little as possible" style of rule
"We're pretty focused on taking it global. We need extra funding to capture that opportunity" he said
Paul Monk's Comment (Insight, 21/8) paralleling China with 1914 Germany - ''sense of being hemmed in'', "wanted and felt it was entitled to a more dominant position" , ''opted for confrontation rather than for restraint'' - left out what would have aided a conclusion: too much testosterone
"The Clerk has received a response from Victoria Police, advising that this matter has been assessed and any additional police investigation would be unlikely to advance the matter" she said

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We must not repeat the mistakes of the past [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 28 2014]
Melbourne-based tech start-up to light up Silic... [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 26 2014]
Compromise needed to break refugee stalemate [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 24 2014]
Suspended MP Geoff Shaw wanted to get married o... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 19 2014]
Yet another crazy government initiative [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 11 2014]
Keeping a lid on alcohol risks [Published Frankston Weekly - Aug 03 2014]
Girls from LaRue shave their heads to make a di... [Published Athens Daily Review - Aug 01 2014]
Circumcision Led To Penis Amputation, Claims Ma... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 25 2014]
Denis Napthine: I will not be held to ransom by... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 03 2014]
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