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    Australian PM launches election campaign

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    Kevin Rudd, Australian prime minister, has made a major campaign pitch to revive the Australian Labor Party's chances at elections this week. Rudd, who is far behind opposition candidate Tony Abbott in opinion polls, is promising tax breaks for small businesses and more work for local contractors on infrastructure projects if his government is re-elected. Andrew Thomas reports from Brisbane.