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Greens launch their election campaign
The Tasmanian Greens launch their election campaign in Hobart.(image)

Little Jupiter rises in the east
SHE may be only 24 hours old, but Jupiter has hit the ground running.(image)

Career crims likely culprits as car break-ins rise
LOCK it or lose it — that’s the message from police investigating a spate of thefts from cars in southern Tasmania.(image)

Jupiter The Baby Zebra
Dutchess, a zebra at Zoodoo Wildlife Park gave birth to Tasmania's first Zebra Foal, Jupiter.(image)

Fire alarm alerts couple to burning house
AN elderly Richmond couple had a lucky escape from their burning home early this morning after they were awoken by a fire alarm.(image)

Truck rollover closes road in state’s North
A TRUCK rollover has closed Lillico Rd at Forth in the state’s north this morning.(image)

Voting kicks off today
VOTING in the State Election will kick off today as pre-polling centres open across Tasmania.(image)

Family retreat on a grand scale
THE rolling hills of Honeywood set the scene for this impressive contemporary family-sized home.(image)

The Mercury: We’re for Tasmania
THE very first issue of the Hobarton Mercury — on Wednesday, July 5, 1854 — made a simple but solemn promise to its readers: “We desire to do all the good we can.” Today, 164 years later, this ambition retains its relevance — as it has done for every single one of the 59,765 days since that first Mercury was printed.(image)

Smile Rocky, it’s your year
ROCKY, a loveable smiling English bull terrier, is no stranger to Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.(image)