Good morning Bendigo - 11.06.14

Central Victorian residents have woken to grim news this morning, with a man charged with murder following death at Raywood last night. 

WEATHER

Partly cloudy with a top of 15 degrees. 

TRAINS

No reported delays. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Man charged with murder following death at Raywood

A 52-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Raywood last night. 

Police were called to a property on the Bridgewater-Raywood Road at about 7pm to investigate the death of a 36-year-old Raywood man.

Youths arrested in scuffle at train station

Police arrested several young people at Bendigo Railway Station on Tuesday evening.

Senior Sergeant Troy Hargadon said protective service officers responded to an incident involving an alleged theft of a bicycle at 5.10pm.

TODAY IN HISTORY

1776:   The Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Declaration of Independence.

1801:   Tripoli declares war on the U.S. for refusing to pay tribute.

1948:   The news that the sound barrier has been broken is finally released to the public by the U.S. Air Force. Chuck Yeager, piloting the rocket airplane X-1, exceeded the speed of sound on October 14, 1947.

1963:   Buddhist monk Ngo Quang Duc dies by self immolation in Saigon to protest persecution by the Diem government.

1999:   Serb forces begin their withdrawal from Kosovo after signing an agreement with the NATO powers.

BIRTHDAYS

If it's your big day, happy birthday!

You share it with Hugh Laurie, Gene Wilder, Josh Ramsay, Shia LaBeouf, Peter Dinklage and Eugene Simon. 

JOKE OF THE DAY

Why did the picture go to jail?

Because it was framed. 

Have a beautiful day, Bendigonians! 

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