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LISTEN: The cycling community has lashed out at Tom Elliott after he suggested that motorists would respect cyclists more if they had to pay registration.
VIDEO: A CBD building once dubbed a "bombsite" by the Lord Mayor has been transformed into a spacious pub and bar.
FLAG: Should Australia follow its New Zealand cousins and have a conversation about dropping the Union Jack from the national flag?
VIDEO: James was traveling into the city on Sunday night - the day of Moomba and the Future Music estival - on the Sandrigham line and was confronted by a carriage in disgrace.
DOG FIGHT: The owner of two dogs, who are due to be destroyed by Frankston Council for killing a cat, has pleaded to have her pets' lives spared.
NEIL MITCHELL: Protests, protests everywhere – and I think they should all move on.
COLD CASE: More than 30 years after a 16-year-old girl was found stabbed to death in Shepparton, a Brisbane man has faced court charged with her murder.
LISTEN: A man bitten by a deadly snake said after calling an ambulance he sat down and had a cold one in case he “carked it”.
PHOTOS: A major fire has broken out in Sydney's Barangaroo building leaving a large crane potentially unstable and has forced hundreds of workers to evacuate the area.
LATEST: The US airline safety regulator warned in November of cracking in the fuselage skin underneath a Boeing 777’s satellite antenna, issuing a worldwide alert for the flaw to be fixed.
CAN YOU HELP?: Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a missing Melton South man.
WARRANT: Police are hunting a Neil Mitchell look-alike after he failed to appear at Melbourne County Court.
COURT: A serial child sex offender already serving a jail term has been given more time behind bars for offending while on bail.
TECHNOLOGY: Free Wi-Fi will be available across central Melbourne in a trial program expected to be up and running by the end of the year.
COURT: A court has heard a 16-year-old girl was attacked by a knife-wielding rapist as she was walking down her street.
UPDATE: The death of a man at Pakenham last night has been deemed non-suspicious.
WATCH: US President Barack Obama has had the last laugh in an interview with a cheeky Hollywood star.
WATCH:Australia’s big-hitting left-hander Dave Warner was spotted during a training session this week hitting the ball out of the park right-handed.
LISTEN: CEO of the Gold Coast Suns, Travis Auld, has defended the decision to give coach Guy McKenna a one-year contract extension.
LISTEN: Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd questions whether Collingwood should have re-signed Nathan Buckley on a two-year extension.
MINI-VIDS: The Chief Commissioner says he won't reveal what the tolerance level is for speeding offences because it creates a false speed limit.
FINED: Australian regulators have fined Telstra more than $10,000 for a major privacy breach.
PHOTOS: A large seal got up close and personal with beachgoers at Dromana on the weekend.
FATAL: A woman aged in her 70s has been killed after she was hit by a city-bound train.
MORWELL: The man who headed the bushfires royal commission, the Hon justice Bernard Teague, will lead an independent inquiry into the Hazlewood mine fire.
WATCH: It may be late, but Billy Pinnell has just discovered YouTube. And he's addicted.
NEIL MITCHELL: To me this smells like a rort; a Napthine government rort.
FATAL CRASH: A woman has died after her car slammed into a tree at Blackburn.
VIDEO: 3AW Breakfast has been sent amazing footage taken by a drone at Eildon. Watch the video here.
FIX IT: Heartless thieves have stolen a sick child's oxygen cylinder while he was attending Moomba celebrations on Sunday.
FLIGHT MH370: Authorities say they're still treating the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight, which disappeared between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, as a "rescue mission" as investigators widen the boundaries this morning.
RIP: Former coach of Melbourne Dean Bailey has lost his battle with cancer.
SUIT SCANNERS: Gone will be the days when your friendly tailor asks "On which side do you dress sir?".
HIRE CAR: Police have impounded a Porsche after the driver was caught doing burnouts in it at Baxter.
LISTEN: Mark Bosnich tells Sports Today that the Socceroos management needs to be mindful of the inexperienced players and the “mental scars” a significant loss at the World Cup could have on future competitions.
LISTEN: Queen of Moomba Lucy Durack told 3AW Morning Melbourne's "community heart" is the key to the festival's enduring success.
UPDATE: A Sydney trial has heard more details of child sexual abuse allegations levelled against former Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes.
MORWELL: The fire that has been burning at the Hazelwood open-cut mine for a month has finally been brought under control.
CRASH: One person is dead and another is in a critical condition after a car crash in central Victoria.
LISTEN: The mother of a 9-year-old boy fighting cancer is calling on Melburnians to send her son a card ahead of his 10th birthday.
LISTEN: Latest findings by the Bureau of Meteorology predict big surf will increasingly become a thing of the past.
LISTEN: Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill has denied Victoria Police’s tough new speed policy is a cash grab after a veteran cop broke ranks to voice his concerns.
SUPER FAST: Britain and Germany will work together to develop the next super-fast mobile network - 5G, which will enable a full-length film to be downloaded in one second.
RESIGNS: West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has announced that controversial Minister Troy Buswell has resigned after suffering a breakdown.
EXCLUSIVE: A man has been arrested after a drone was allegedly used in an attempt to fly drugs into the Melbourne Remand Centre at Ravenhall.
CRIME: It's been revealed bikie gangs are taking over Melbourne's car washes in an apparent bid to launder money.
ROAD TOLL: Victoria's horror stretch on the roads this holiday weekend continues with the death of a motorcyclist at Greenvale overnight.
CCTV: Detectives have released CCTV footage and an image of a man believed to be involved in a Dandenong shooting last year.
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LISTEN: Richmond captain Trent Cotchin tells Sports Today the Tommy Hafey news has hit the Tigers family hard.
AFL: West Coast has promised to retain Murray Newman on its rookie list after he was sentenced to a year in jail with a six-month minimum.
LISTEN: Health insurance is set to cost you a lot more this year and according to Medibank Private spokesperson, we can blame ageing population, an increase in chronic disease and the high costs of new technology.
TRAFFIC: Three right-hand lanes outbound near High Street on the Monash Freeway have been closed following a multi-car smash.
COURT: Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight's ongoing bid to get a computer in his cell has had a rare, but small, win.
AUDIO: Derryn Hinch has been released from jail today after serving his sentence for refusing to pay a contempt of court fine. He spoke to Neil Mitchell.
COURT: A court has heard a man deliberately ran over his 16-year-old former girlfriend.
LISTEN: In his first interview since the collapse of his multi-million dollar punting club, Bill Vlahos still claims he’s not a conman.
ST ALBANS: Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a newborn baby, whose body was found on a street in Melbourne's west.
NEIL MITCHELL: You won’t like this if you are a truck driver, but I think it’s time to get fair dinkum with truckies.
ELA CARTE: Modern Indian – is there already such a thing? If not, this must be it.
BALI: An Australian journalist and photographer have been blacklisted from entering Indonesia for the next six months after they were caught with the wrong visa.
PHOTOS: A caller to the Rumour File suggested that possums have been deliberately trapped inside trees due to be felled in a Melbourne park.
LISTEN: There's new hope for kidney failure patients, with doctors saying wearable artificial kidneys could be available within five years.
FIRE: A Thomastown unit has been badly damaged after arsonists lit a fire behind a graveyard overnight.
SPEED CAMERAS: Motorists are being told they've had fair warning as police turn on fixed-speed cameras in Melbourne's CBD and in St Kilda today.
COURT: Police have told a court the account given by a truck driver charged over the deaths of a family of four was extremely implausible.
SALE ACT: The government says it will continue making its case for the federal parliament to pass legislation which would open Qantas to more foreign ownership.
LISTEN: CEO of Cricket Australia James Sutherland responds to criticism that the Australian cricket team may be winning matches but are losing fans due to their poor behaviour.
LISTEN: A Melbourne woman has nearly died after eating a beetroot and pumpkin labelled salad which contained walnuts.
TRANSPORT: The state government has announced a multi-million dollar boost to public transport in Melbourne's south east.
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