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The 7.30 Report: February 2, 2011
February 2, 2011
ABC  |  March 3, 2011
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QUEENSLAND PREPARES FOR CYCLONE YASI

Thousands of people have fled Cairns and surrounding areas as the countdown to Cyclone Yasi continues.

CYCLONE YASI UPDATE

ABC reporter John Taylor is in Cairns and speaks with Tracy Bowden about the latest developments on Cyclone Yasi.

TURMOIL CONTINUES IN EGYPT

Unrest continues in Egypt today despite President Mubarak's declaration that he will not contest the next election.

EGYPT UNREST SPREADS TO OTHER CITIES

While much of the attention from the unrest in Egypt has been focused on Cairo there has been large demonstrations in the country's second largest city - Alexandria.

IAN THORPE ANNOUNCES COMEBACK

Australia's most successful Olympian revealed today that he will return to competitive swimming after a five-year absence.

QUEENSLAND PREPARES FOR CYCLONE YASI

Thousands of people have fled Cairns and surrounding areas as the countdown to Cyclone Yasi continues.

CYCLONE YASI UPDATE

ABC reporter John Taylor is in Cairns and speaks with Tracy Bowden about the latest developments on Cyclone Yasi.

TURMOIL CONTINUES IN EGYPT

Unrest continues in Egypt today despite President Mubarak's declaration that he will not contest the next election.

EGYPT UNREST SPREADS TO OTHER CITIES

While much of the attention from the unrest in Egypt has been focused on Cairo there has been large demonstrations in the country's second largest city - Alexandria.

IAN THORPE ANNOUNCES COMEBACK

Australia's most successful Olympian revealed today that he will return to competitive swimming after a five-year absence.

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