Good morning Bendigo – 29.06.14

Good morning Bendigo!

Hope you're enjoying your Sunday morning.

WEATHER

Possible shower with a top of 11 degrees. 

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TRAINS

Road coaches will replace trains between Melbourne and Bendigo, meaning passengers should allow an extra 60 minutes for travel time

Regional rail link works mean only coaches will run on the line until Tuesday, July 15.

Read more: Coaches to replace V-Line trains on Bendigo line 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Glassing at Hotel Shamrock

Police are appealing for witnesses after a patron was struck in the face with a bottle at Bendigo's Hotel Shamrock in what appears to be an unprovoked attack.

Pursuit and fatality at Macedon: Three in custody

A second man has presented at Gisborne Police Station following a series of incidents in Macedon overnight Friday, including the death of a man in a fatal crash. 

Police appeal for help to find missing Bendigo man

Police appeal for help to find missing man

Policeare using social media to track down a missing Bendigo man.

Bendigo Police used their Eyewatch page yesterday afternoon to call for public assistance to help find Liam Sandvik.

Senior orthodox Jewish leaders face cover-up inquest over child sex abuses (The Age)

Some of Australia’s most senior orthodox Jewish leaders are under investigation for allegedly failing to report multiple instances of child sexual abuse.

Morrison denies refugees in trouble (The Age)

The Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has refused to confirm claims by refugee activists that a boat carrying Tamil asylum seekers off the coast of Christmas Island is in trouble.

TODAY IN HISTORY

512 - A solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland.

1613 - Shakespeare's Globe Theater burns down

1854 - Netherlands allows corporal punishment

1916 - Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time

1929 - Mexico & Vatican sign Concord

1966 - In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed Hanoi & Haiphong for 1st time

1969 - 1st Jewish worship service at White House

2000 - Eminem's mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million civil suit, after taking exception to the line "My mother smokes more dope than I do" from her son's single 'My Name Is'

BIRTHDAYS

1876 - Nellie Taylor Ross, 1st woman to serve as a gov (Wyoming, 1925-27)

1916 - David Donaldson, painter

1942 - Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter

1952 - Joe Johnson, English snooker player

1953 - Colin Hay, Kilwinning, Scotland, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work)

1957 - Robert Forster, Australian musician

1977 - Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

1984 - Christopher Egan, Australian actor

QUIZ

1. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of which country?

2. Around which part of your body would you tie a cummerband?

3. What did the Romans keep in a catacomb?

4. What object appears on the Canadian flag?

5. What happens to the rows of letters when reading down an eye-test chart?

DID YOU KNOW

A dolphin's top speed is 60 kmh.

JOKE OF THE DAY

What do you call a woman with a pocket full of fish? Annette.

Boom, boom!

Have a great day,

Georgina

QUIZ ANSWERS

1. Tibet 2. The waist 3. Dead bodies 4. Maple leaf 5. They get smaller.

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