Good morning Bendigo - 18.12.13

Good morning!

It is Wednesday, we are just six days away until Santa comes.

WEATHER

Maximum 36 degrees. Sunny. 

For more weather click here. 

FIRE DANGER RATING

The Country Fire Authority's fire danger ratings for central Victoria for Wednesday: 

Northern Country - Low

Mallee - High

Northern Central - High

Central - High

TRAINS

The 06:08 Bendigo - Southern Cross train is delayed by approximately 20 minutes due to a track fault. 

With 36 degrees and above forecast for the north and north east next week, the ‘heat’ timetables will apply. To see the timetable click here. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

The urn returns

Ryan Harris said it best on Tuesday, "They're coming home". 

Australia won the Ashes in fine style, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead to win the coveted trophy. 

In the end Australia won by 150 runs. 

Steve Smith was named man of the match. 

Police searching bushland for suspected murder victim

Police have confirmed 40-year-old Robyn Lindholm was arrested on Friday in relation to the disappearance and suspected death of her former boyfriend, Wayne Amey.

The woman arrested over the suspected murder of Hawthorn gym owner Wayne Amey was a former girlfriend of slain underworld figure Alphonse Gangitano and has previously lost a partner under suspicious circumstances.

The former stripper remains a person of interest in the 2005 dissapearance of George Templeton whose body has never been found.

For more click here. 

HIT LIST

GALLERY: Carols at Kennington

Day finally dawns for release of VCE results 

Two car crash at major Bendigo intersection 

GALLERY/VIDEO: Police searching bushland for suspected murder victim 

GALLERY: Junior sport

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

If it is your birthday I hope you have a great day. 

You share a birthday with Brad Pitt, Katie Holmes, Rachel Griffiths and Christina Aguilera. 

TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR. . .

1846 - Copper first discovered in Western Australia. 

1865 - Slavery is abolished in United States.

1970 - Divorce law goes into effect in Italy despite opposition by Roman Catholic Church.

JOKE OF THE DAY

What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary?

A thesaurus.

If you have a joke, please send it to kristen.alebakis@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Have a good day, 

Kristen

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