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Crunch time in almond orchards

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CBD Meet some executives who have problems with their nuts.

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Macquarie chief in Sevens heaven

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CBD While Macquarie Private Bank head Jay O'Neil is winging his way to Hong Kong, Eric Schimpf, will remain knee-deep in spreadsheets.

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Crown chief hails march into China

CBD Picture serried ranks of pinstriped executives, marching lockstep into the oriental interior.

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Littlemore speed and no shoving

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CBD For combative QC Stuart Littlemore, it must have seemed like the perfect holiday: a long weekend far from Sydney town, the wind ruffling what's left of his hair as his Morgan Plus 8 speeds around...

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Free speech can become expensive

CBD Freedom of speech ain't free down at the Institute of Public Affairs - it will cost punters $495 to hear Keith Rupert Murdoch deliver the after-dinner oration.

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Sand mining set for Twiggy's place

CBD Just who is behind the $2 company that has won the right to mine Andrew ''Twiggy'' Forrest's Pilbara cattle station?

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Follow the leader - but where to?

CBD What do Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan and Marie Curie have in common with two Woodside executives?

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Hoteliers crying in their Super Bowls

CBD Taking a clutch of publicans to the Super Bowl must have seemed like a great idea.

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AV Jennings raider cuts ties that bind

CBD So long, Sir Ron. You can almost hear the sighs of relief around the AV Jennings boardroom table.

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Murdoch hit by ratings slide as kids grow up

CBD It was fun while it lasted, but the vaudeville bubble seems to have finally burst.

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Polis finding life a lot more taxing

CBD Former Energy Watch boss Ben Polis faces bankruptcy at the hands of the Tax Office over an unpaid $582,000 tax bill.

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Got the miner's daughter blues

CBD Her Roy Hill Highness Gina Rinehart has been immortalised in song by today's mendicant creative classes in a YouTube video.

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It can be torture in high-stakes games

CBD VH-CCC, one of three Gulfstream jets owned by James 'Slim Jim' Packer's Crown Limited may a shockingly dark past.

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Milgrom's millions proudly on display

CBD Ka-ching! For most retailers, life over the past two years has been naught but woe, misfortune and penury. Just ask them.

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Eddie Everywhere going nowhere fast

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CBD 'Just make sure you put me in the middle of the frame so they can't crop me.'

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Coe absent from APA flight lounge this time

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CBD The 'APA Mark II club' is a no-Coe zone.

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Google lends a hand in journo smear campaign

CBD 'Don't be evil', indeed, writes Ben Butler in CBD.

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Will Max make the axe fall on a deserving neck?

CBD From respected senior public servant to Sleazemaster-General, Max ''The Axe'' Moore-Wilton has fallen a long way.

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Ten still dancing, but not everyone's in step

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CBD Whoever's fault it was that Ten Network's Everybody Dance Now was a ratings debacle, there's one thing for sure: their name doesn't end in Murdoch.

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Tinkler a right wally when it comes to lying low

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CBD Where is Nathan Tinkler? He's normally a stand-out in any crowd, writes Ben Butler in CBD.