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03/27/2017 at 02:27. Facebook
A weekend getaway has ended in heartbreak for a Melbourne couple after their beloved French bulldogs died from heat stroke while in the care of a dog-sitter.

Jasminka Hewitt and partner David Loose were on their way home from a friend’s birthday party when they received a call from the vet saying that little Hank and Dita were in a serious condition.

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03/27/2017 at 01:52. Facebook
Forests locked up to protect the Leadbeater's possum could be opened for logging under a federal plan to save Victoria's Heyfield mill from closure.

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has written to Premier Daniel Andrews with an offer of immediate access to protected forests and a review of the possum's endangered status.

The Gippsland-based mill will close in September 2018 after...
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03/27/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
The Turnbull government hopes a review of the country's electricity market by the consumer watchdog will lead to cheaper power prices.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to review retail electricity prices, saying the market doesn't appear to be operating as effectively as it could.

The commission will scrutinise electricity...
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03/27/2017 at 01:08. Facebook
A truck driver is being hailed a hero, after he took on an intruder who smashed his way into a Yarraville service station.

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03/27/2017 at 00:55. Facebook
Three men face life imprisonment for allegedly attempting to smuggle $101 million worth of crystal methamphetamine into Australia.

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03/27/2017 at 00:48. Facebook
Queenslanders have been urged not to underestimate Tropical Cyclone Debbie, which is predicted to be the worst storm to hit the region since Yasi six years ago.

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03/27/2017 at 00:33. Facebook
DEVELOPING: Police have arrested a man following an attack on a woman inside Fountain Gate Shopping Centre.

The woman has been taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Victoria Police statement:

"Police have arrested a man following an attack on a woman inside a business at a shopping centre on Princes Highway in Narre Warren just after 10am this morning.

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03/27/2017 at 00:11. Facebook
A severe weather warning for damaging winds has been issued for the Central, South West, North Central, West and South Gippsland and parts of the East Gippsland, North East and Wimmera Forecast Districts.

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DAMAGING WINDS, northerly averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h are expected today ahead of a squally west to southwesterly change...
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03/26/2017 at 23:31. Facebook
A Victorian woman has been forced into a shed in the dead of night before three masked burglars stole tools, electrical items and a car from her property.

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Victoria Police statement:

"Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating following an aggravated burglary in Picola on the weekend.

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03/26/2017 at 23:02. Facebook
A man is under police guard in hospital after a series of carjackings and crashes across Sydney.

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03/26/2017 at 22:41. Facebook
The first of the Hazelwood coal-fired power station's generators are being shut down in preparation for the closure of the business.

The progressive shutdown of the plant's eight generators will start with three closing today, another three on Tuesday and the final two on Wednesday.

The entire business will close on Friday, March 31.

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03/26/2017 at 21:09. Facebook
UPDATE: Queenslanders are bracing for the worst cyclone to hit the state in several years, with thousands of residents evacuated and schools closed amid forecasts of destructive winds and rain.

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03/26/2017 at 20:43. Facebook
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03/26/2017 at 20:24. Facebook
DEVELOPING: Police are at the scene of a smash and grab at a CBD clothing store.

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03/26/2017 at 18:27. Facebook
Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Currently a category 2 cyclone. Expected to become cat 4 as it nears landfall.

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03/26/2017 at 12:57. Facebook
Police seize $40,000 worth of alcohol in a CBD karaoke bar raid, as part of campaign to reduce alcohol-related crime.

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03/26/2017 at 12:33. Facebook
More than a thousand fans have celebrated the lives of the late Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher in Los Angeles.

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03/26/2017 at 12:14. Facebook
Secret tests of sewerage around Australia has found people who live in country Victoria are among the biggest ice users in the country.

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03/26/2017 at 11:59. Facebook
Victoria's crack police squads to be rearmed with more than 200 German-made machine guns.

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03/26/2017 at 11:40. Facebook
London police say the man who killed four people near British parliament acted alone.

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