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Toxic mess for McGowan

A CALL this month for an investigation into toxic chemicals found in Swan River dolphins comes after researchers found one of the chemicals can cause higher birth weights associated with an increased chance of developing chronic diseases later in life. ...

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Keeping an eye on good sight

A new free service to help Aboriginal people with eye problems has been set up by the Lions Eye Institute at St John of God Midland Hospital. The Midland Eye Service provides treatment and surgery at no cost to patients ...

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Guildford says “Mac off”

The public outcry over a bid by McDonalds to set up shop within the Guildford Hotel site has gathered momentum with a public meeting next month, and a rally this weekend expected to draw a big crowd. The proposal is ...

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Watch out

Cyclists and motorists continue to be at loggerheads prompting the Shire of Kalamunda to remind all road users to follow the rules when riding for an event or recreationally. Between 2010 and 2015, 28 cyclists died on West Australian roads. ...

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A Shaw thing

THE WA Labor Party has dominated the State Election with huge swings against the Liberals in the seats of Swan Hills, Kalamunda and Forrestfield. Swan Hills was contested at the 2008 election by Labor MLC Graham Gifford, but he was ...

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Hooray for Hughes

THE WA Labor Party has dominated the State Election with huge swings against the Liberals in the seats of Swan Hills, Kalamunda and Forrestfield. One of the major upsets of the election was the dumping of long-time Kalamunda member John ...

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Rita Saffioti ready for work

WEST Swan MLA Rita Saffioti says some of her priorities after WA Labor’s big win in the State Election include re-visiting the Swan Valley planning legislation and the Water Corporation infrastructure pipeline, which had been proposed to go along West ...

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Roberts romps it in

EAST Metropolitan voters went out on Saturday night to paint the town red, with a landslide election win for WA Labor that has firmly placed Michelle Roberts back in the seat of Midland, which she’s held for 20 years. The ...

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Collecting bird eggs

HOW many residents are aware in this day and age that some people are still legally allowed to collect bird eggs? Bird photographer and conservationist Ben Pearce of Parkerville said when most people realise the practice still goes on they ...

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