Welcome to the weekend. It’s going to a hot one. Kick it off with some top stories – latest job figures are in, Bendigo teens are headed to U-18 cricket titles and central Victorian councils tell us what they have planned for Australia Day.
Fire flare-up Police have been called to 11 fires in as many days. Tom O’Callaghan talks to police about their “zero tolerance” stand
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