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Local News Bites / Thursday 23 July 2020

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Seems electric ants have a penchant for hot dogs!  Council crews have been luring electric ants at the Killaloe Transfer Station with the sausages attached to wooden skewers! 

Port Douglas Weddings and Hire launch a $60 000 Your Dream Destination Wedding Competition.

Coronavirus cases in Victoria again top over 400 as the federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg reveals a $86 billion deficit. 

Sharks ‘functionally extinct’ at 20% of world’s coral reefs as fishing drives global decline – but the good news is, shark numbers are comparatively high on the Great Barrier Reef. 

Two million people in India gather to plant 20 million trees along the River Ganges – all while social-distancing. 


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