Philadelphia D.A. Seth Williams Wins 2011 Eisenhower Fellowship, Going To Australia

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and cable executive Brigitte F. Daniel on Wednesday received prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship awards to travel and study abroad. Williams plans to travel to Australia and Ireland to examine community policing and other crime-fighting and -prevention programs in those nations. Daniel, an executive vice president at Wilco Electronic Systems Inc., the
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Qantas to fly Oprah Audience to Sydney

Qantas has announced it will fly the entire audience of The Oprah Winfrey Show to Australia in December. Speaking at a media conference in Sydney, Qantas Chief Executive Officer Mr Alan Joyce said this was a fantastic opportunity for Qantas and the Australian tourism industry. ‘The Oprah Winfrey show has a world-wide audience across 145
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Lockheed Martin Wins Australian Navy Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s Mission (nee Maritime) Systems & Sensors unit in Moorestown, NJ has received a $197.5 million contract to continue its work for the Australian Air Warfare Destroyer program. The contract was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., under the Foreign Military Sales program, and announced by the Defense Department.
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French raider “Americain” has won the 150th Melbourne Cup

One of the top chances for the 3200-metre handicap, the American-bred French-raced stayer finished impressively, powering home in the straight to pass the finishing post ahead of lightly- weighted Maluckyday and pre-race hot favourite So You Think. The six-year-old Americain, ridden by Gerald Mosse, trained by Alain de Royer-Dupre but owned by Australian interests, was
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AFL Rematch appearing on ESPN2 & ESPN2HD

This weeks AFL Grand Final Rematch will appear on ESPN2 & ESPN2HD with coverage beginning at 1am Saturday, Oct. 2nd. Collingwood and St Kilda couldn’t be separated last week. These are the areas set to decide the 2010 flag. IT’S A good thing that we will be having a grand final replay. It’s also a
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Aussie Rules Grand Final in Philly

This coming Friday night marks the 2010 AFL Grand Final between The Saints (St. Kilda) and the Magpies (Collingwood). The folks from the Philadelphia Hawks have organized a knees up at Mikey’s in University City located at 3180 Chestnut St from 10pm to 3am. $20 will get you entry, the game, a meat pie and
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Watching the State of Origin in Philly

This week marks the second State of Origin game and the Blues supporters are hoping that the players turn up this time. For those trying to figure out how to watch it live, a couple of us tested out OmniSport.tv. The website was a little tricky to figure out but the quality was fairly good
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Anzaac Day 2010 in Philadelphia

The MidAtlantic Australian New Zealand Chamber of Commerce announces a luncheon to commemorate ANZAC Day to be held at The Union League, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia on Sunday April 25th, 2010, commencing at 11:30 AM. Representatives of the Royal Australian Air Force and of the Armed Services of Turkey will be in attendance. The
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