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A bruising result for a party that once saw itself as synonymous with the Northern Territory will lead to uncomfortable questions about the future of the Country Liberal Party.
With another classroom full of lives snatched away in Texas, there's every reason to despair, but President Joe Biden has vowed to "turn this pain into action", so what can be done? 
By North America bureau chief Jade Macmillan and Joanna Robin in Washington DC
It's the debate Tasmanian politicians have been having for decades — how many of them should there be? Less than two months into his new role, Premier Jeremy Rockliff has decided it's go time, writes Adam Langenberg.
The Super Rugby Pacific top eight looked pretty settled until the Western Force won a mid-week game on Tuesday, the result creating further intrigue ahead of the final round, writes Brett McKay.

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Use the top stories selector to choose top stories and features from your state or territory.

  • Select top stories from your state or territory
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A bruising result for a party that once saw itself as synonymous with the Northern Territory will lead to uncomfortable questions about the future of the Country Liberal Party.
With another classroom full of lives snatched away in Texas, there's every reason to despair, but President Joe Biden has vowed to "turn this pain into action", so what can be done? 
By North America bureau chief Jade Macmillan and Joanna Robin in Washington DC
It's the debate Tasmanian politicians have been having for decades — how many of them should there be? Less than two months into his new role, Premier Jeremy Rockliff has decided it's go time, writes Adam Langenberg.
The Super Rugby Pacific top eight looked pretty settled until the Western Force won a mid-week game on Tuesday, the result creating further intrigue ahead of the final round, writes Brett McKay.

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