All your news for Friday morning.
Sunny with a maximum of 26 degrees. Winds southerly 20 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Service disruption: The 7:42 Southern Cross - Swan Hill service is operating as a coach from Bendigo to Swan Hill due to a train fault.
Emergency rosters to aid fire relief - Bendigo Advertiser
EMERGENCY rosters for career firefighters will be rolled out across Bendigo from tomorrow to aid the control of an open-cut mine fire near Morwell.
“I shot her. I thought she was a burglar, and I shot her.”
A “very distraught” Oscar Pistorius was kneeling beside the body of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp when a neighbour, Dr Johan Stipp, arrived at his house shortly after the fatal shooting.
The federal government's sweeping review of Australia's workplace laws will put penalty rates, pay and conditions, union militancy and flexibility under the microscope.
WHAT WE’RE CHASING TODAY
Harley Hicks, 21, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Zayden Veal-Whitting, who was found dead on June, 2012.
Commemorative poppies at Bendigo Library
Between 2014 and 2018 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War. As part of the Commemoration a state wide crafting project ‘5000 Poppies’ is under way.
The Bendigo Library, in partnership with the City of Greater Bendigo, is inviting the community to be involved in this project by hand making one or more poppies for a Red Poppy Remembrance Wall. The wall of poppies will grow in the Bendigo Library during March and April.
Former Eaglehawk Brigade fire caption Kevin Murley's farewell
Sadly, former Eaglehawk Brigade fire caption Kevin Murley passed away on Monday.
His funeral starts at 11am at Eaglehawk Fire Station.
The Bendigo Club helps with drought relief
The Bendigo Club is organising drought relief for NSW and Queensland farmers.
Yesterday's top-rating pages:
If today is your big day, happy birthday!
You share your birthday with basketballer Shaquille O'Neal and Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour.
THIS DAY IS FAMOUS FOR
0322 BC - Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, died.
1799 - In Palestine, Napoleon captured Jaffa and his men massacred more than 2,000 Albanian prisoners.
1854 - Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine.
1876 - Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S. Patent No. 174,465) for his telephone.
1918 - Finland signed an alliance treaty with Germany.
1925 - The Soviet Red Army occupied Outer Mongolia.
1927 - A Texas law that banned Negroes from voting was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Want to hear a pizza joke…. nah, it’s too cheesy. What about a construction joke? Oh never mind, I’m still working on that one. Did you hear the one about the rope? Skip it. Have you heard the one about the guy in the wheelchair? Never mind, it’s too lame.
Got a better joke? Or tips on what we should be heading out to today? Email email@example.com
Hope you have a great day,