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Digital edition 20 December

“MEN are uniquely unsuited to the business of politics. It should an occupation reserved for women.” Crazy or courageous? ROBERT MACKLIN makes his argument in our final, fabulous edition for the year.

SPORTS columnist TIM GAVEL says Canberra should acknowledge the Tour de France champion Cadel Evans in Canberra by renaming the Stromlo Forest Park. His “Campaign Cadel” starts here! Sport, politics and religion abound in this week’s edition – all just a click away...
TWENTY-something sisters Carla and Emma Papas, from Fadden, created a healthy food blog late last year that is attracting huge interest from all around the world. LAURA EDWARDS has the story. Elsewhere, MICHAEL MOORE reckons public servants are the real nation builders; TIM GAVEL reveals a shameful incident at a Sydney sports meet and KATHRYN VUKOVLJAK visits a sublime country garden.
CityNews 2 March
IN a big call, Pets columnist HEIKE HAHNER says: "Living without animals maybe more hygienic, less stressful, easier, cheaper or simply more convenient, but it's not normal."
"This government is sitting on another planet while residents are being subject to massive damages to the cherished urban fabric of our bush capital," writes PAUL COSTIGAN

THIS week, “CityNews” launched a new website aimed at providing Canberra with continuous local news, weather and other information as well as the full variety of news, views and features you enjoy every week in the magazine or the digital edition. Please click through, you’ll find the digital edition...
CityNews March 9
WHICH name is applicable to a male presiding officer? It's a word of eight characters and "3 across" in this week's general knowledge crossword on Page 17.
THE grass is coming back to Green Square. After being chased by reporter LAURA EDWARDS for a response to an August letter from the Kingston traders unhappy about the square’s reviled drought-proof plants, the Chief Minister’s office told us on Monday they’d – ahem – “mislaid” the letter. By the time we published the story, this morning they have magically conceded to the return of the lawn. The Liberals are in lather of self-congratulation, but it was “CityNews” that was making the noise, Steve Doszpot.
This edition comes with an alert from columnist NICHOLE OVERALL to keep an eye skyward, for history shows it’s the season for UFO sightings!
CityNews 30 March
"NOBODY goes into politics to be in opposition," Alistair Coe tells ROD HENSHAW in a profile piece on the new, determined ACT Opposition Leader.
It’s often the little things that help make a paper great. For instance, this week arts editor  HELEN MUSA reviews a play, “The Dark Side of Midnight”, that she reckons is worth seeing; we’ve given a byline to budding journalist (and work-experience student) RAFIQA FATTAH, who spent a week...

Digital edition 3 September

IN a surprisingly tender story, ROD HENSHAW goes a couple of rounds with boxing barrister Jack Pappas, who puts his money where his mouthguard is to help kids box their way out of bother.
CityNews 1 June
MUM in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN exposes the pain "fake news" is bringing to a very public crisis in her family.
CANBERRA’S first radio station, 2CA, celebrates its 80th birthday on November 14 and this week we present a nostalgic spread of old names and faces likely to bring back fond memories. Elsewhere, TIM GAVEL writes about an inspirational athlete, who has gone from novice to triathlon champ in only a year; ROBERT MACKLIN fears an Abbott Liberal Government will mean bad, bad news for Canberra and CEDRIC BRYANT gets his head out of the plants to look at some of the hard aspects of gardening. Lots to read, lots to enjoy, only a click away...
GREAT reading awaits: JON STANHOPE says it's time to get cracking on affordable housing; CHRIS COLEMAN sees injustice in the impending dog-racing ban and TIM GAVEL scores a rare interview with Terry Snow.
"APART from its immaturity, the ban by ministers on dealing with ClubsACT, together with the proposal to raid the community contributions of its member clubs, sets a dangerous precedent," warns JON STANHOPE
OUR beauty editor LIBBY HILL agreed to put her face on the line when she was invited to experience the latest in laser treatments. How did it feel? Her report starts on Page 22. Elsewhere, Kevin Rudd’s biographer ROBERT MACKLIN says, come what may, the former PM hasn’t changed, columnist MICHAEL MOORE explains why means testing the private health insurance rebate is good for the country’s economic health and MARK PARTON reckons this summer’s been a breeze.
CityNews May 26
“I AM not advocating for teachers to have to come in earlier, but maybe some more thought needs to be given to staggering school start times,” writes a seriously beleaguered Mum in the City columnist SONYA FLADUN.

Digital edition 30 November

THERE'S a lot of talented women in Canberra and this week, in our annual salute to the city's women in business, we feature 10 pages of professionals you can trust.
CityNews June 9
WHO knew of such a calling? The break-up recovery coach. FREYLA FERGUSON meets Joanne Fernance, who sees the possibility of emotional growth even when a relationship collapses.

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