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A TOTAL fire ban has been declared for the whole of Tasmania tomorrow due to forecast hot, dry and windy conditions.
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Colleges join reforms

THREE more senior secondary colleges have signed up to adopt the controversial Tasmania Tomorrow reforms from term one next year

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Altercation ends in stabbing

A WRESTLING match between two women over a mobile phone ended when one of them stabbed the other in the back with a kitchen knife, a court has heard.

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GOING GREEN... Tassie born Danish Crown Princess Mary has proven she's tough- completing basic military training. Picture: JÆRGEN KÆLLE/Home Guard Command EPA Read story now.

HEAVY LOAD... The Bream Creek Show this weekend will host it's usual giant pumpkin contest. Read story now... | Giant vegie gallery

NOW THAT'S A POTHOLE ... A collapsed section of a highway in San Sebastian, Spain, caused by a storm that hit this week. Picture: REUTERS Wild pics ... More wild pics ...

Rising star ... Former Hobart girl, singer Ange Boxall, is making it big on the world stage. Read story... | Music video | Ange's homepage

ALL SMILES ... Former Deputy Premier Bryan Green walked free from court yesterday after a jury failed to reach a verdict in the TCC case. Read story

OFF THE SCALE ... Not everyone loves snakes but you'll be a amazed at these slippery snapshots. But be warned, some of the images are quite graphic. Snake's alive!

BIAS CLAIM ... ANZ chief economist Saul Eslake says Tasmania's economy could support an AFL team. Read story...

MONSTER CATCH ... A Melbourne man hooked this 250kg, three-metre bronze whaler southeeast of Geelong. It took eight men to lift it out. Read story... | Tassie's own big catches


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Date: March 13, 2008 09:05pm