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No reindeers as riders harness horsepower
THE spirit of Christmas will roar to life in Hobart tomorrow with the annual Toy Run.(image) (image)

’There’s no place for lollies in schools’
TASMANIA’S School Canteen Association has backed the decision of a Hobart primary school to ban students from giving out candy canes with Christmas cards.(image) (image)

Lion among critics’ picks for best picture
NICOLE Kidman, Mel Gibson and Joel Edgerton have their Oscar campaigns back on track after picking up nominations for a key pre-Academy Awards ceremony.(image) (image)

Family friendly fare around the fountain
FRANKLIN Square will be all the rage on Friday nights until April, with two dozen stalls set up to feed the family with street-food-style offerings.(image) (image)

Students roll up for swim, ride and run fun
ALMOST 900 Year 7-12 students have kicked off the first day of the Schools Triathlon Challenge at Bellerive.(image) (image)

Backlash at school candy cane ban
AN Eastern Shore primary school has banned students giving candy canes and other treats with Christmas cards this year and is putting an end to birthday treats.(image) (image)

Two stabbed in dogs’ home fight
AN attempt to free a dog locked up in a Burnie pound escalated to a violent confrontation which has left two 24-year-old men in hospital with serious stab wounds.(image) (image)

Man on murder charge after body found
A 51-YEAR-OLD man from East Devonport has been charged with the murder of Noel Joseph Ingham, whose body was found in scrubland near Railton.(image) (image)

Murder charge over Launceston death
A 35-YEAR-OLD Prospect man has been charged with the murder of a 56-year-old man from the Launceston suburb of Summerhill.(image) (image)

RHH beds crisis hits emergency
A CONTINUOUSLY understaffed and under-resourced Royal Hobart Hospital has resulted in no available beds in the emergency department and staff taking industrial action, say the heads of the medical staff association and nursing union.(image) (image)