Victoria

Not snakes on plane, birds on plane

A sparrow, like this one, grounded a Virgin flight. Source: News Limited A DOMESTIC flight from Melbourne was grounded this morning after a bird flew into the cabin and could not be caught. The 8.35am Virgin Australia flight from Melbourne to Launceston was delayed for about 90 minutes as crew …

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Ratings shock: Faine beats Mitchell

3AW’s morning host Neil Mitchell. Source: News Corp Australia JON Faine is now beating Neil Mitchell in the radio ratings after the latest survey was released this morning. It was a strange survey across the board for 3AW, however the station is still the most listened to in Melbourne with …

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Flags fly at half mast for Joan

Former premier Joan Kirner has died after a long battle with cancer. Picture: Stephen Fleetwood Source: Supplied THE family of Joan Kirner has been offered a state funeral to honour Victoria’s first female premier. And government buildings around the state will fly at half mast today, Premier Daniel Andrews said, …

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App gives heads-up on knocks

Emily van Sonsbeek, 16, suffered two concussions after falling off her horse. Her family is backing a new app to help parents and coaches. Source: News Limited A MOBILE phone app that tells parents when to call an ambulance and sporting coaches whether to let a child back on the …

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Gangland murder site a touchy subject

Andy Whittle doesn’t want a building on the site where his former neighbour, drug dealer Michael Marshall, was shot dead in Melbourne’s gangland wars in 2003. Source: News Limited DISRESPECT for a victim of Melbourne’s bloody gangland wars is among the objections raised against a South Yarra apartment development. Not …

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Stand up at work to stay healthy

Flight Centre employee Stacey Seeto standing at her desk. Picture: Mark Cranitch Source: News Corp Australia DESK jockeys should stand for at least two hours during their working day to stay healthy and productive, new guidelines recommend. Concerned by the impact of a modern sedentary lifestyle and obesity, a panel …

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The one place you don’t want to be

Rutherglen is going to shiver through the first week of winter. Source: News Limited RUTHERGLEN is one Victorian town where you don’t want to be this week with temperatures set to drop below freezing for the first week of winter. Minimum temperatures in the border town are predicted to drop …

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THE LOOP: Man shot in road rage incident

RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today SHE’S the tattooed, gun-toting, “sexy cousin” of Vladimir, but now Adelina Putin wants to forge a political career of her own. So what do we know about her? Race fury explodes at rival rallies PROTESTERS who closed off part of a …

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THE LOOP: Stolen pooch rescued in raid

Good morning Melbourne and welcome to The Loop Stay with us throughout the morning to be in The Loop on … STOLEN pooch Big Red has been rescued by police during a raid of a house where police found drugs and other stolen property. The fully grown spoodle was nabbed …

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