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Monday, November 07, 2005

Warrnamboolians, Prepare Your GEDCOMs

From The Warrnambool (Australia) Standard:

Streets ahead in name game

By GLEN BERNOTH
November 8, 2005

WARRNAMBOOL residents will have an equal opportunity to immortalise deceased loved ones in the naming of new streets under a city council proposal.

The plan will allow anyone to nominate a prospective street name for a city-wide list, which developers of subdivisions will be restricted to choosing from.

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[CEO Lindsay Merritt said] "For example, a subdivider could own some land that he or she wants to develop. In theory, someone could bob up whose great, great grandfather owned it in another lifetime and put forward a really relevant street name that has historical significance."

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