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MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

premium_icon MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

Take a look inside Australia's largest collection of lighthouse memorabilia

Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

premium_icon Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

"It was the best birthday present she could have had"

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

Stonehenge: 4000-year-old 2km circle discovered

Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

premium_icon Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

PM’s claim is a “slight” to the South Sea islanders and Melanesians

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Ancient crocodile roamed around on two legs

DEX FILES: Grafton jeweller to get mega-extension

premium_icon DEX FILES: Grafton jeweller to get mega-extension

‘This will make it the largest single jewellery and gift store in New South Wales’...

The craze that lured young women to ruin

premium_icon The craze that lured young women to ruin

Opium dens were rife in Victoria’s gold rush, luring young women

DEX FILES: Why are babies born so easily in taxis?

premium_icon DEX FILES: Why are babies born so easily in taxis?

Find out the answer to this unusual question in the Daily Examiner 50 years ago...

DEX FILES: ‘Warped’ dog-killer on the loose in South Grafton

premium_icon DEX FILES: ‘Warped’ dog-killer on the loose in South Grafton

Local man rages at ‘miserable mongrel’ who poisoned dog with strychnine

DEX FILES: A buried city and a Brooms Head blunder

premium_icon DEX FILES: A buried city and a Brooms Head blunder

Things weren’t quite going to plan 50 years ago today, with disasters taking place...

DEX FILES: Jackadgery Dam set for feasibility study

premium_icon DEX FILES: Jackadgery Dam set for feasibility study

A dam study and less talking from women in basketball are just a taste of today’s...

DEX FILES: How does closing off Prince St sound?

premium_icon DEX FILES: How does closing off Prince St sound?

Editor muses about converting main drag to “garden and rest area for shoppers”

DEX FILES: Council gets a new computer

premium_icon DEX FILES: Council gets a new computer

Amalgamation, a call for mor social housing and a brand new machine dominate the...

DEX FILES: Councillor tenders resignation

premium_icon DEX FILES: Councillor tenders resignation

After 17 years of representation, including three stints in the top job, a veteran...

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Fossils prove 2.5m tall kangaroos roamed Australia 40,000 years ago

DEX FILES: A shopping mall in Grafton and bananas for Japan

premium_icon DEX FILES: A shopping mall in Grafton and bananas for Japan

All this and more 50 years ago today in The Daily Examiner newspaper

DEX FILES: A hero emerges at Yamba Fishing Festival

premium_icon DEX FILES: A hero emerges at Yamba Fishing Festival

Laurie put his own life at risk to help the stranded pair at Pippie Beach 50 years...

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson says an eye-opening journey into her family history has strengthened...

DEX FILES: Brooms Head call for second pay phone

premium_icon DEX FILES: Brooms Head call for second pay phone

As Brooms Head gets 5G, 50 years ago things were a little bit different

DEX FILES: Make Maclean great again, wall talks rumble on

premium_icon DEX FILES: Make Maclean great again, wall talks rumble on

Just like any great campaign, this one had it all as Lower Clarence residents...

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