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2QN/Classic Rock regional news headlines: May 29, 2009

33 dairy jobs are set to be lost in Kyabram following the sale of the Kyabram research centre at the end of next month.
The Brumby government is moving the jobs to Tatura, however the National’s member for Rodney, Paul Weller, says that the decision will have severe consequences for Kyabram.

The Tocumwal Lions club is holding a public meeting this morning to discuss the need to base an ambulance in Tocumwal.
MP John Williams and a member of the New South Wales ambulance service will be in attendance for the 10am meeting at the Tocumwal memorial Hall.

US President Barack Obama’s envoy to Victoria, Consul-General Michael Thurston, wraps up his first tour of rural Victoria today, visiting Echuca, Moama, Rochester, Colbinabbin and Heathcote.
Yesterday Mr. Thurston came under fire over the US government’s decision to prop up their own farmers who are competing for the same market as many Australian farmers.

In Deni Golf, the winners of the 4BBB event were B. Parks and L. Taylor, with S. Cohen and P. Aitken the runners up.

(Today’s headlines are shorter than usual as the bulletins have a large number of sport previews provided by representatives of various local sporting groups).

Samuel