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    ‘Sore’ Woods shoots 79 at US PGA

    There will be no Sunday red for Tiger Woods in the US PGA Championship.The PGA of America said Woods had withdrawn from the tournament after he had a career-high 79 in the third round at Southern Hills.Woods limped his way around in the cold and wind, at one point making five straight bogeys.Watch the latest…

    From an ‘underwater garden’ Ash is harvesting seaweed to turn into lollies

    When Ash Sutton realised the seaweed growing on his farm off the West Australian coast had a similar texture to lolly snakes, he started thinking about his next business move. Key points:Ash Sutton grows seaweed at the Abrolhos Islands off the West Australian coastAfter years of experimenting, he is about to launch two snack foodsHe prunes…

    Beachside to countryside: Couple swap surf, sand for Tasmanian homestay

    Beachside apartment living is the polar opposite to running a farm and homestay, but one year after an adventurous couple swapped the Sunshine Coast for Tasmania’s lush Derwent Valley, life has never been better.Inspired by Tasmania’s Fat Pig Farm, Trish and Steve Davison are harvesting vegetables, raising free-range pigs, making their own specialist small goods, and…

    Dockers aim to fix composure in the wet

    Fremantle’s composure in the wet comes under the microscope on Sunday as the Dockers attempt to prove they’re no shrinking violets in the rain.The Dockers’ hot start to the AFL season hit a hurdle last week when they suffered a shock 36-point loss to Gold Coast.Fremantle won the inside 50m count a whopping 65-36, but…

    Ceduna set to lose its library as school with yard resembling ‘a jail’ seeks extra class space

    Some of the most vulnerable students in Ceduna on South Australia’s remote west coast have spent the past four years being schooled in what one former teacher described as a “cage similar to a jail”.Key points:Ceduna Area School uses more than half the community library’s space for makeshift special education classroomsIt will take over the entire area from November to meet…

    Tech leads as ASX gains 1.1 pct at noon

    The Australian share market is looking to close out the week on a high note, bouncing back from Thursday’s losses in morning trade despite a weak lead from Wall Street.The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 77.8 points to 7,142.3, a 1.1 per cent gain, at noon on Friday.The wider All Ordinaries was up 81.8 points,…

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