Good morning Bendigo. It's the weekend soon, hooray!
Max 21. Partly cloudy.
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A surfer is in a stable condition after being bitten by a shark on the New South Wales mid-north coast last night.
The 26-year-old man was surfing at Shelly Beach near Port Macquarie about 6:00pm (AEDT) when he felt something hit his hand.
Police have charged a 22-year-old man with the stabbing death of an elderly man at a mosque in Dallas in Melbourne's north-western suburbs.
Erol Elmas, from Broadmeadows, faced an out-of-sessions court hearing on Thursday night at the St Kilda Road police centre.
He was charged with one count of murder.
WHAT WE'RE CHASING TODAY
The greyhound adoption agency are visiting Bupa Bendigo aged care facility today as part of a Christmas morning tea.
Federal member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters will award outstanding volunteers in the community at a ceremony tonight.
THE HIT LIST
If today is your big day, happy birthday!
You share a birthday with English cricketer Andrew Flintoff and American film director and screenwriter Judd Apatow,
THIS DAY IS FAMOUS FOR
1929 - Women's suffrage begins in Turkey.
1969 - A concert by The Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California, is marred by the deaths of four people, including one who is stabbed by a Hell's Angel.
1984 - Death toll rises to 1600 from gas leak from US-built pesticide plant in Bhopal, India.
2005 - A military plane loaded with Iranian journalists slams into a Tehran apartment building as it attempts to make an emergency landing. At least 115 people are killed including passengers and residents of the building; Luxembourg's Charly Gaul, winner of the Tour de France in 1958 and one of cycling's great names, dies aged 72.
2008 - Melbourne broadcaster Richard Marsland, 32, who co-hosted the Triple M breakfast show with Pete Helliar and Myf Warhurst, found dead in his car on a lonely stretch of road in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges.
JOKE OF THE DAY
What does a slice of toast wear to bed?
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Have a good day,