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Woman reported missing from Mundubbera

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IN COURT: 58 people listed to appear in Biloela today

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Today is the final callover of 2019 at the Biloela Magistrates Court

Hervey Bay to Brisbane: Storms, supercell, giant hail

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Boy, 17, killed, 15yo girl critical in 'stolen car' rollover

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JAIL: Ex-councillor locked up for disturbing sex crimes

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A former Noosa councillor was emotionless as he was taken to jail.

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