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BOTCHED: How the Steve Tully made a complete shambles of the 2006 state election count

Steve Tully's incompetence could have cost Labor moderate Henry Barlow his seat in Victoria's upper house. Is he presiding over a nest of Greens party vipers who stole the election? Or is he just a bungling oaf who is not up to the job?

SPRUNG: Fairfax stops illegal kickbacks to real estate agents following investigation

The Age was busted earlier in the year for bribing real estate agents with secret lavish overseas trips. Word is next year's junkets have been cancelled...

EXTINCTION: Can The Age survive?

Will The Age still be printed by December 31 2010 or will its collapsed profits force it to become online only? Predictions welcome.

TECH-NO: Blazing fight over school iPod wear

UK teachers are unhappy that one of the country’s biggest department stores is selling a school blazer with built-in iPod controls. Teachers don’t like it, parents aren’t impressed and the target market don’t seem overwhelmed either. Sherri, 15, told the …

SECRETS: Could the ACT’s early scan count of pre-poll votes leak before the close of the poll?

The counting of Australian Capital Territory votes is being fully computerised. And they're scanning pre-poll votes prior to the close of the poll so they can announce quickly after the close of the polls. Could the results leak?

VEX Webster definition

VEX (definition) by Webster 1913 …
Vex (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vexed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Vexing.] [F. vexer, L. vexare, vexatum, to vex, originally, to shake, toss, in carrying, v. intens. fr. vehere, vectum, …


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