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Six people have died from US snowstorm

THE biggest snowstorm to hit the US east coast in more than a decade has left at least six people dead and homes across five states without power.

More than 40 million people between New Jersey and Maine were caught in the blizzard which dumped heavy snow, up to 1m deep, on Saturday.

Five adults and one child were killed in related accidents.

New York airports including JFK were closed for almost 12 hours and delays continued on Sunday.

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How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

Somerset's big clean up after weekend storms

DAMAGE: The impact of the storm cell was widespread, tearing the shade sail at Pipeliner Park in Esk.

The storm damaged shade cloths at a park in Esk and Toogoolawah pool

Reflection place built by and for the community

Mayor Paul Pisasale with Larissa Ashbrook, 8, Jasper Gwyn, 6 and Haillie Gwyn, 10, at the Ipswich-Rosewood Coalminers Memorial Place of Reflection in Limestone Park.

Ipswich City Rotary gets behind the coalminers memorial

Beres Evans reflects on a job well done

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Ipswich-Rosewood Coalminers Memorial Trust chairman Beres Evans with the illuminated columns.

Columns to be illuminated at night for all eternity

Local Partners

FLOOD RISK: Mayors launch plan to protect $260M industry

A COMPREHENSIVE plan to deal with the flood risk to rivers and lakes in the Lockyer Valley has been launched.


Top 5 Christmas events around Ipswich

The Twighlight Christmas Parade was just the first of many events around the region.

THERE are plenty of exciting Christmas activities coming up.

It's official, Christmas has started in Ipswich

TIS THE SEASON: Plenty of families got into the holiday spirit at the Christmas Twilight Parade.

PHOTOS: Annual Twilight Parade draws hundreds, more events to come

What's on this weekend

Artist Eric Lennartson is in the process of completing his huge tape sculpture at the Ipswich Art Gallery.

Things to do in Ipswich

Hacksaw Ridge wins big in first round of AACTA Awards

Luke Bracey and Andrew Garfield in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

THE major awards will be handed out on Wednesday night.

Paris Hilton fumes at clumsy partygoers

A reveller spilt their drink on Paris Hilton's DJ decks

Winnie Harlow isn't a role model

Winnie Harlow insists she isn't a role model.

Felicity Jones proud of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story role

Felicity Jones feels it is "important" for a woman to head Rogue One

Kiwi's plea to Ellen DeGeneres to save bakery after quake

Ellen... we need your magic.

Family had to be helicoptered out after powerful quake

Seacrest: Things are "going better" for Kim and Kanye

Ryan Seacrest says things are "going better now" for Kanye West

World class CBD to lift Ipswich

Artist impression of the Ipswich CBD mall redevelopment.
Photo: Contributed

Grand plans to transform city heart unveiled today

Couple's desperate $550K price drop to sell Gladstone home

Brian Headley and Kirstene Staib are selling their Kin Kora mansion for $750,000.

TELL tale sign of Gladstone's property market.

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

Banks reclaim Gladstone homes as job losses bite

LONG FALL: Property experts Heron Todd say, based on key market indicators, Gladstone is still travelling to the bottom of the market, with property prices set to get cheaper.

Property valuers say Gladstone housing market hasn't hit the bottom

The million dollar property to test Mackay's market

This Victoria St building will go to auction Tuesday and investors will be watching closely to see how much it sells for.

'High profile architect designed CBD asset' goes to auction

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