Good morning Bendigo!
Today the Bendigo Advertiser farewells one of its senior journalists - Blair Thomson.
Blair, from everyone at the Addy, we wish you all the best in your new job at the Border Mail.
Top of 16 degrees, shower or two but clearing.
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There looks to be no reported delays.
Bendigo police are continuing to investigate a hoax call made to police on Monday night.
CITY of Greater Bendigo representatives and key Bendigo residents will meet Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle on Wednesday.
THREE fatalities in Victoria on Monday have taken the 2014 Victorian road toll to more than 100.
A 65-year-old man was killed after he lost control of his vehicle at Charlton on Monday.
Hawthorn is unsure how long it will be without coach Alastair Clarkson, who has shown promising initial signs in his recovery from a rare and serious auto-immune condition.
- The Age
Senior Coach Alastair Clarkson was last night admitted to hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery: http://t.co/myx8XdaJR4— Hawthorn FC (@HawthornFC) May 27, 2014
Asylum seekers, already angry about the uncertainty they faced, were repeatedly told they would remain in Manus Island's overcrowded detention centre indefinitely at an incendiary pre-riot meeting, footage obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media shows.
- The Age
THE DAILY QUIZ
1. Which “The O.C.” character, played by Mischa Barton, was killed off in series three?
2. On which day are US elections for the Senate and Congress always held?
3. In “Bewitched” what was the name of Samantha’s mother?
4. On a monopoly board what is the first station reached after you pass Go?
5. Which franc is the official currency of Liechtenstein?
DID YOU KNOW?
Your brain uses 25 per cent of all the oxygen your breathe.
If today is your big day, happy birthday!
You share a birthday with (1968) Kylie Minogue, Australian singer-actress, (1981) Aaron Schock, American politician, (1973) Marco Paulo Faria Lemos, Portuguese footballer and manager and (1983) Toby Hemingway, English actor.
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1937 – Volkswagen, the German automobile manufacturer was founded
1964 – The Palestine Liberation Organization is formed
1996 – The U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, Jim McDougal and Susan McDougal, and the Governor of Arkansas Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud
2011 – Malta votes on the introduction of divorce
JOKE OF THE DAY
Why did the belt get locked up?
He held up a pair of pants.
Got a better joke?
Any tips on what we should be heading out to today?
Quiz Answers: 1. Marissa Cooper, 2. Tuesday, 3. Endora, 4. Kings Cross, 5. Swiss franc