Good morning Bendigo!
What a delightful day confronts you this morning. Chilly, but sunny.
A maximum of 16 with a few late showers tonight. Click here for more detailed weather information.
There was a few stuff ups yesterday due to one of those mythical "signal faults" but everything seems to be running fine this morning.
Wurley whirls on
Cricketing great Shane Warne has rubbished rumours he has split with Liz Hurley.
The pair broke their silence on the rumoured break up on, of course, Twitter.
“Some of the reports re EH & me r absolute rubbish,” Warney wrote.
“Yes we're sorting through issues. But we're not throwing the towel in yet.”
It's in the science
Scientists have expressed their concern at new Prime Minister Tony Abbott's scrapping of the Climate Commission and the Climate Change Authority.
Member of the commission Will Steffen said it was critical scientists continued their work on climate change.
He said it was unfortunate climate change had become a politicised issue.
WHAT WE'RE CHASING TODAY
- We are going out to the Strathfieldsaye Storm's training session this evening. We hope to have a chat with supporters who are excited and optimistic about the Storm's chances at Saturday's grand final.
- We'll be heading to the Bendigo Radio Controlled Car Club and taking some pictures and videos.
- We'll also be following Sergeant Mick McCrann as he goes about his day on the Bendigo Eyewatch Facebook page.
THE HIT LIST
If your birthday is today, happy birthday! You share your birthday while a whole lot of people I've never heard of before, so I'd say you are the most famous person to be born on this day.
TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR...
1893 - In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 was consented to giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
1928 - Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie at Colony Theater NYC)
1957 - The U.S. conducted its first underground nuclear test. The test took place in the Nevada desert.
1984 - China and Britain completed a draft agreement transferring Hong Kong from British to Chinese rule by 1997.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Ready for it?
Why did Cinderella fail at basketball?
Because she had a pumpkin for a coach!
Got a better one? Is there something we should be heading to today? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a great day Bendigo,