Photo from Get Engaged volunteer siteA charity ride led by cycling great Lance Armstrong has raised more than $125,000 for Queensland flood victims.

Armstrong and Australian riders Robbie McEwen and Alan Davis flew in to Brisbane two weeks ago to ride through the city’s streets, joined by more than 2,500 cyclists. (READ more from ABC News)

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Meanwhile, TV chef Jamie Oliver, who was planning to open a food center in March, sped up construction so he he could open early and offer free meals to 250 people a day who have been affected by the floods in Australia. (READ more in Queensland Times)

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