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After Tropical Storm Eta swept the north Florida earlier this month, a bather made a discovery while walking along the shore. The program is the work of a team of researchers who have helped identify several shipwrecks discovered in the area. Dorothy Rowland and Nick Budsberg, both members of the St. Augustine Lighthouse Maritime Archaeological…

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Australia’s best-performing regional real estate market is a small town on the banks of two rivers in northern Tasmania, according to new research. Launceston, home to just over 100,000 people, saw house prices rise by more than 10 percent over the past 12 months despite a global pandemic going to great lengths to paralyze property…

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China plans to launch a unmanned spaceship to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth’s natural satellite since the 1970s. The Chang’e-5 probe, named after the ancient Chinese goddess of the moon, will seek to collect material that can help scientists understand…

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More coronavirus restrictions are being relaxed NSW starting today, ahead of Christmas and the end of the year holidays. Up to 500 people will be allowed at outdoor religious events, and up to 3,000 may attend a concert, subject to social distancing requirements. New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard made the announcement today, the…

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A wide trough extending from Western Australia is causing rains and storms in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales today. Another channel in the north is generating torrential rains over the western part of the Northern Territory and northern WA. Onshore winds are directing coastal rains over North Queensland. In parts of New South…

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The first flights from Sydney to Melbourne are due to land in Tullamarine at 7.25am, after the border was closed on July 8. Terminals in Sydney and Melbourne this morning buzzing with excited passengers who no longer need a specialized permit to cross between states. The first Melbourne to Sydney flight, QF 404, departed Victoria…

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