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  1. Investigations continue into the impact of toxic firefighting chemicals at 36 airports across the country, Airservices Australia says.

  2. The Queensland Government decreases land valuations on almost 30 properties near a contaminated aviation base on the Darling Downs after a public backlash.

  3. A rural Queensland rugby league club says crowd numbers are up and fewer players have quit since a random drug testing policy was introduced at the beginning of the year.

  4. A man aged in his 50s is found dead after fire destroys a house on Queensland's Darling Downs.

  5. Nine-year-old Will Reimann from Toowoomba is set to take on the best at the Pokemon World Championship

  6. Several Indigenous families in south-western Queensland face losing their homes after the Federal Government approves the sale of their rental properties.

  7. A second teenager who suffered "catastrophic" burns at an allegedly unsupervised party west of Brisbane is suing for $6 million.

  8. Queensland astronomers will join the search for life on other planets with plans to build six telescopes on a remote Darling Downs property, west of Brisbane.

  9. Those living in the most disadvantaged communities are twice as likely to be hospitalised for a heart condition than those from affluent areas, with the NT and Queensland having the highest rates of admissions, Heart Foundation research shows.

  10. Queensland's environment department drops its pursuit of a power station contractor that stores tonnes of coal by-product in sheds, instead finding the company is not breaking the law.

  11. A small flock of sheep helps University of Queensland scientists reduce operating costs at Australia's largest solar research facility west of Brisbane.

  12. Communities need to take stronger action to reduce acts of violence, says a Queensland man whose teenage granddaughter Jayde Kendall was killed last year.

  13. A Queensland farmer whose property adjoins the failed Linc Energy UCG project is hoping the Supreme Court will force the company liquidator to hand over its insurance policy so she can determine whether it is financially viable to launch a class action for damages.

  14. A Queensland wildlife management academic ponders what it would take to get wild dogs onto dinner plates overseas, and create a new export industry.

  15. On the Darling Downs farm Ken and Ruth Burton call home lies the story of how their son Chris came to be a Rio bronze medallist equestrian.

  16. Oakey residents inside a groundwater contamination zone are stunned by a rate increase despite their land being unusable.

  17. The former residents of Queensland "ghost town" Acland are using census night to tell the Federal Government they want their old home preserved from destruction.

  18. Brenden Bennetts is committed to stand trial accused of murdering a 16-year-old schoolgirl whose body was found on farmland west of Brisbane a year ago.

  19. World champion boxer Jack Asis, who moved from the Philippines to Queensland for a better chance at life, credits the sport with saving his life.

  20. Queensland's Wagner family was held responsible for the 2011 Grantham flood by a 60 Minutes story "absolutely pregnant with insinuation and implication", a Brisbane court hears.

  21. Rescue crews retrieve a man who spent four nights in the cold without food or water after falling down a steep embankment in Toowoomba.

  22. Queensland victims of institutional sex abuse will be free to take civil action regardless of how much time has passed or whether they have already received a payment from an earlier redress scheme.

  23. Three people charged with the manslaughter of a toddler failed to provide him with medical treatment despite the obvious injuries that led to his death, a court hears.

  24. Three people are charged over the death of 21-month-old Mason Jet Lee, whose body was found at a home north of Brisbane last month.

  25. Hazardous ash from two Government-owned coal-fired power stations is being illegally stockpiled in sheds on south-east Queensland properties, the state's Environment Department finds.

  26. A teenager who suffered severe burns at a 2013 party in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, is suing a mother for $11.8 million for failing to supervise the gathering.

  27. This is the international year of the pulse, and with surging world prices, chickpeas have never been more popular among Queensland farmers.

  28. Gemma Etheridge thought her Olympics dream might be over but an inspiring comeback from injury has seen the Australian sevens star earn selection for Rio.

  29. The Queensland Police Service is spending $6 million to roll out about 2,200 wearable cameras to officers across the state.

  30. A section of the Cunningham Highway, west of Brisbane, will remain closed for most of the day in both directions after a truck carrying dangerous chemicals rolled.

  31. Cattle prices continue to surge, with the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator hitting a new record of 659 cents a kilogram carcass weight.

  32. The Liberal National Party claims victory in the Toowoomba South by-election, with candidate David Janetzki receiving more than 55 per cent of the vote after preferences.

  33. Voters in the Toowoomba South by-election today will be the first to test out new voting rules which will be in force for the next state election.

  34. A three-year-old racing greyhound is the newest resident at a Toowoomba nursing home, and has quickly become everyone's best friend.

  35. A panel beater west of Brisbane receives his first Pokemon Go-related crash repair, and does not expect it to be his last.

  36. Wallabies prop Greg Holmes will leave the Queensland Reds as their most-capped Super Rugby player but his legacy will remain for some time at Ballymore.

  37. Cotton prices rise above 73 US cents per pound for October contracts.

  38. The companies say they could send two jumbo jets of milk to China a day.

  39. The Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority hopes recent changes to stamp duty on family farm transfers will encourage more producers to consider their succession plans.

  40. There have been fewer assaults in party precincts over the two weekends since the introduction of new liquor laws, Queensland police say.

  41. A 28-year-old man is charged after two women were injured, one critically, in a street fight in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane.

  42. Close to 60 people are arrested on 180 drug charges following a series of raids in Queensland's Darling Downs, which uncovered a large-scale underground network of concealed tunnels and rooms.

  43. The Queensland Government bans the future use of chemical firefighting foams that have contaminated land and ground water around Oakey air base, west of Brisbane.