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'Be alert, be aware'

WATCH: Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has urged Victorians to live their lives as normal but 'be alert and be aware' in the wake of the increased terror threat in Australia.

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'It's a thing of beauty'

Burnso iphone WATCH: Ross and John check out the new iPhone 6 models, which the first lucky tech heads should already have their hands on after they went on sale this morning.

Scotland votes 'no' to independence

scottish flag SCOTLAND: Scotland has voted against independence from the UK.

Paying out coaches a 'huge problem'

<b>WATCH:</b> Gillon McLachlan with Neil Mitchell. VIDEO: AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says clubs are wasting money on terminating coach's contracts.

We're toast: Bakers fear cheap bread

white bread LISTEN: Bakery businesses around the country are set to face more uncertainty as loaves of bread at Woolworths drop from $1 to 85-cents.

Medicare fraudster escapes jail term

Hospital generic FRAUD: A woman with a pathological gambling addiction has escaped a jail term, for defrauding Medicare and her health insurer.

'Be alert, be aware'

Ken Lay tells Victorians to live life normally. WATCH: Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has urged Victorians to live their lives as normal but 'be alert and be aware' in the wake of the increased terror threat in Australia.

Armytage hits out at newspaper pics

Samantha Armytage TV: Sunrise host Samantha Armytage has been slugging it out in a Twitter war with gossip columnist Annette Sharp this morning, accusing Sharp of trying to shame her, with a spread of unflattering photos.

D-day for Dons, Hird, ASADA

Essendon Bombers jumper ASADA TRIAL:The Federal Court has found ASADA's joint investigation with the AFL into the Essendon supplements program was lawful.

Victim finds thief ... at cop shop

Ross Moresi (pictured) can hit the surf again after recovering his surfboards in bizarre fashion. (Photo: supplied) RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Is this the best yarn of the year?

Why Lethal love-hates September

Leigh Matthews LISTEN: For a man who's been involved in more September action than most, Leigh Matthews doesn't appear to particularly like month.

'I'm committed to Melbourne model'

Simon Goodwin LISTEN: Melbourne's coach-in-waiting Simon Goodwin says the succession plan in place at the Demons was the key to him signing on.

'It's very little time for taking a life'

The Age Anthony and Sue Parsons. LISTEN: The wife of a 45-year-old man, killed when a driver high on ice sped through a red light in Oakleigh, wants his sentence appealed.

'Flying Footballer' plays with fracture

heathlead RUMOUR UPDATE: It's been revealed the 'Flying Footballer' made famous by the Rumour File last month has pushed through two football grand finals with a broken arm.

Kennett: 'This is sheer incompetence'

kennett LISTEN: Former premier Jeff Kennett has censured Moreland council over its failure to install CCTV cameras on Sydney Road following the murder of Jill Meagher, dismissing its excuses as "absolute crap".

Swallow stays focused on game

Andrew Swallow AFL: North Melbourne captain Andrew Swallow is staying focused on the task at hand, as his team flies up to Sydney in the wake of huge anti-terrorism raids in the city.

Eddie's birthday surprise spoiled

Eddie McGuire SPOILER: A newspaper article has spoiled a surprise 50th birthday gift that Eddie McGuire's wife was organising for the football personality in lieu of a party.

'I sell the flags, I don't endorse them'

Isis flag LISTEN: A controversial Melbourne flag-maker is flying and selling Islamic State flags from his home in Carrum.

Swann confirms Robbo talks

Mitch Robinson Paddy Ryder LISTEN: Newly appointed Brisbane chief executive Greg Swann has confirmed dumped Blue Mitch Robinson met with the club on Monday. Plus news on Paddy Ryder.

McCartney responds to rift rumours

Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney. AFL: Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney says he had some "direct" post-season reviews with his players

Jones undeterred by Meat Loaf's fail

Tom Jones AFL GRAND FINAL: International singing superstar Sir Tom Jones is undeterred by Meat Loaf's failed AFL Grand Final performance, saying he'll do the best job he can.

Tom Elliott: 'She's stark raving mad'

Catherine Deveny PARENTING: Prominent writer and comedian Catherine Deveny has condemned parents who say they are 'proud’ of their children.

'It makes me shiver'

domestic violence LISTEN: Victim blaming is rife in the community, according to a national report of social attitudes towards violence against women.

Neil: 'This should be an offence'

Anti-Israeli number plate IMAGE: Police have confirmed to 3AW the owner of the offensive hand-written, anti-Israeli number plate will be charged with failing to display a valid number plate.

Sir Ben talks Attenborough and trolls

Sexy Beast INTERVIEW: At 70, Sir Ben Kingsley is one of cinema's most accomplished and revered actors. Here he speaks to Jim Schembri ahead of the release of The Boxtrolls.

Tram creep touching women

Man found dead at Clifton Springs CAN YOU HELP? Police are appealing for help to identify a man who indecently assaulting women on Melbourne trams.

Defeating ISIS by air 'a long shot'

Airstrike ISIS FIGHT: A defence expert has said defeating ISIS solely by air is "a real long shot" because the track record of such attacks is inconclusive.

Home parking spaces for rent

Car Park PARKING: An online marketplace where people can list their home parking spaces for some "extra pocket money" is promoting their service to Melbourne's outer suburbs to ease parking shortages at train stations.

Interview: Making The Boxtrolls

Boxtrolls JIM SCHEMBRI: The Boxtrolls is the third stop-motion animated film to come from Laika, a non-Hollywood, independent studio based in Portland, Oregon.

Mayor defends CCTV stalling

Moreland council promised CCTV cameras down Sydney Rd in the wake of Jill Meagher's shocking murder. CCTV: Moreland mayor blames red tape for CCTV stalling, and accuses Herald Sun of political games.

Teen attacked on afternoon stroll

Police want to speak to this man over a park attack. LATEST: A young woman has been indecently assaulted as she walked along a creek at Doveton.

Gossip Sheet - September 17

Keith Urban Quote of the week: “Their femininity, their cleanliness, their socks and how they feel”, was Robbie Williams’ answer in Melbourne when asked for ...

Boomer beats his bump ban

AFL North Melbourne training. Brent Harvey CLEARED: North Melbourne fans can breathe a little easier tonight after Brent Harvey won his appeal and is now free to play in Friday's preliminary final against Sydney.

Pollie's anger over 'porn' graffiti

Sonia Smith. POLITICS: A first-time candidate for the upcoming state election Sonia Smith has expressed her horror after her billboard was defaced with "sexually explicit pornographic" graffiti.

Quadriplegic footballer defies odds

Beau Vernon LISTEN: A man who was left a quadriplegic after a football accident has become his local team's senior coach.

'Blame the tradie, not contestants'

The Block Glasshouse contestants, Max and Karstan. BLOCK SHOCK: Branding The Block's Max and Karstan "cheats" is unjust and any financial disparities arising from their renovations is most likely to be the fault of the tradesmen, according a TV critic.

Pies eye high-flying youngster

Darcy Moore (possible Collingwood draftee) taking a big mark at VISY Park LISTEN: Collingwood fans will be salivating at the prospect of picking up father-son recruit Darcy Moore, who showed the makings of a future star when he took an almighty hanger in the TAC Cup.

At The Movies comes to an end

Margaret and David TV: Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton have confirmed they are both retiring from the small screen after a 28 year on-air partnership.

Elderly couple suffering after scam

Money Cash LISTEN: Police are investigating a disturbing new scam in Melbourne's eastern suburbs that has taken advantage of at least one elderly couple.

Girl, 11, flees windowless van

Police want to speak to this man over an attempted abduction. LATEST: A man wearing an orange turban has attempted to snatch a schoolgirl off the street in Yarraville.

'Don't rely on Dr Google'

Doctor LISTEN: Medical experts are urging parents not to rely on the internet for medical information, as a Victorian study finds a third of families will go to the doctor less if the $7 co-payment is approved.

Salt OK, says new research

US scientists say suger - not salt - is the diet evil. FOOD: Ross and John are the happiest men in Melbourne.

'Strip Sharia supporters of welfare'

PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie LISTEN: Outspoken senator Jacqui Lambie says those who believe in Sharia law should not receive government payments, and not be allowed to vote.

'Labor will tear up state surplus'

Protesters for the East-West link. LISTEN: Victorian Treasurer Michael O'Brien says Labor will plunge the state's finances into deficit if it wins November's election and rips up the East West Link contracts.

Lloydy names his All-Australian team

Nathan Fyfe TEAM: Bombers champion Matthew Lloyd has popped his selector's hat on to name his All-Australian team for 2014.

PM to consider Indigenous seats

Tony Abbott is facing a fight with Indonesia. (Photo: Alex Ellinghausen / Fairfax) LISTEN: Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to rule out introducing a quota system for Indigenous Australians in federal Parliament.

China's footpath for phone addicts

China walk PHONE LANE: Have you ever been walking along in the city and some inconsiderate, phone-fixated dullard has ploughed right into you?

Boomer slapped with one week ban

Brent Harvey Joel Selwood MRP: North Melbourne superstar Brent Harvey is set to miss Saturday's final after being offered a one-match ban by the Match Review Panel for his bump on Joel Selwood.

Classic or crazy? Cazaly re-made

Mike Brady released 'Up There Cazaly' 35 years ago. LISTEN: One of football's most iconic anthems has had a makeover.

'Prepare for a long battle'

Islamic extremist group ISIS. WAR: Australians should "settle in" for a long war against ISIS that will increase our terror threat, a former top security official has told Neil Mitchell.

Footy freak wins two fantasy comps

Footy fan RUMOUR FILE: Being a footy geek has paid big dividends for a Boronia man who has won the AFL's two major fantasy football competitions, pocketing a whopping $100,000.

Amazing pics: Fish saved by surgery

<b>SAVED:</b> Remarkable surgery saves George the Goldfish. PHOTOS: Vets have saved a goldfish's life in a remarkable micro-surgery.

Barley bandits target Brooklyn depot

barley LISTEN: Thieves have stolen 700 tonnes of food grade barley from a Brooklyn transport depot, gradually taking the loot over a number of weeks.

A changed man hits Melbourne

Robbie Williams Melbourne MELBOURNE: Robbie Williams turned to his band to declare, “I’m still famous, told you so.”

Man critical after one-car smash

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers LATEST: A man is critically injured following a smash in Hampton overnight.

Shark attacked by chainsaw

Greg Norman has nearly lost his hand in a chainsaw accident. US: Greg Norman has nearly lost his hand in a chainsaw accident.

3AW Football Podcasts

3AW Football - Brian Taylor AFL: Have you missed 3AW Football this weekend? Or do you just want to re-cap our programs so far? Listen here.

Winderlich set for 2015

Jason Winderlich is expected to reverse his decision to retire. AFL: Essendon fans can expect an announcement in the coming days regarding Jason Winderlich’s footballing future.

Jim's cheat sheet: no more Iron Man?

Jim's movie cheat sheet - September 12 CHEAT SHEET: The end of Iron Man, crowds love bad weather and Denzel saddles up for Seven remake.

Buy, Swap & Sell: September 14

Buy, Swap and Sell: Garage Sale List BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 14. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!

Buy, Swap & Sell: September 13

Buy, Swap & Sell BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 13. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!

Finals experience worth 50 games

Dal Santo AFL: North Melbourne midfielder Nick Dal Santo has paid credit to the younger crop of players at the club for their finals series so far.

Government raises terror alert level

Tony Abbott is facing a fight with Indonesia. (Photo: Alex Ellinghausen / Fairfax) SECURITY: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has increased Australia's terror threat level from medium to high, warning that an attack is "likely".

Girl, 8, dead in ride tragedy

girl ride LATEST: An eight-year-old girl has died after being thrown from a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show today.

'Let cars turn at red lights'

Turn left at red light ROADS: It’s been revealed today that cyclists may soon be allowed to turn left at red lights, but Tom Elliott thinks the rule should be extended to cars as well.

'The luckiest man on earth'

Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murder. (Photo: AFP) FUNNY: The judge is an "imbecile" and the Pitbull is hopeless, say former lawyers.

Man found dead in Noble Park

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers LATEST: Arguing and car doors slamming were heard shortly before a man's body was found in the middle of a residential street in Noble Park last night.

New bike rules under consideration

bike lanes SEE THE LIST: Cyclists could soon be permitted to legally run red lights under a suite of proposals under consideration.

'Destroy homemade weapons'

DanielCowan LISTEN: The father of a 15-year-old boy killed by a homemade air gun in 2012 has urged anyone in possession of such weapons to destroy them.

House fetches $225k above reserve

12 Cyril Street LISTEN: A Box Hill South prefabricated concrete ex-commission house has sold for $205,000 higher than its reserve, fetching a staggering $905,000 at auction.

'Keep the faith, Dons'

<b>WATCH:</b> Gillon McLachlan with Neil Mitchell. AFL: AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has told Essendon supporters to keep faith in the club and its players, despite making a concession about Paddy Ryder.

Footballer's damaged passport fail

us flag RUMOUR CONFIRMED: The captain of the St Albans Spurs women's football team was unable to depart for the US with the group due to the state her passport was in.

Interview: Domesticating vampires

TaikaWaititiHeadshot JIM SCHEMBRI: The comedy mockumentary What We Do In the Shadows shows the everyday lives of four vampires who share a house in downtown Wellington, New Zealand.

Children find mauled pets

Parquinuous and Daisy with their young owners. FIRST ON 3AW: A woman and her young children have been left traumatised after their three dogs were mauled to death in their own backyard.

Innocent man targeted in sick letter

Letter LISTEN: Police confirm a man named as a "violent paedophile" in a mass mail drop has no criminal history of child sex offences and appears to be the victim of a savage vendetta.

3D printer wows Ross and John

From computer to reality... VIDEO: Our minds are still boggling at what we'd do with one of these in the house...

Body of toddler found in creek

The search resumes for a toddler lost in Dandenong Creek (Photo: Wayne Hawkins /The Age) SEARCH: Police have recovered the body of a toddler from the Dandenong Creek, near where a three-year-old boy disappeared yesterday.

Obama vows to 'degrade, destroy' IS

U.S.President Barack Obama (REUTERS/Larry Downing) LISTEN: United States President Barack Obama has outlined his strategy to defeat ISIS, confirming the US will wage a military operation in Syria, as well as Iraq.

East-West Link battle lines drawn

Protesters for the East-West link. POLITICS: Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews says Labor will not build the East-West Link tunnel, even if contracts are signed before the November state election.

Pelé on soccer: 'I am not happy'

Pele LISTEN: Soccer legend Pelé says blackmail and corruption are attacking the game he loves.

31 reasons to keep community TV

'I'll watch my TV out of the corner of my eye now, trying to work out if it's going to explode on me!' POLITICS: Channel 31 employees and volunteers have condemned the federal government’s decision to pull the plug on community TV stations, opting not to renew licences beyond 2015.

Beck and Hobson 'get happy'

Rachael Beck and David Hobson 'get happy' WATCH: Two of Australia's favourite stars of the stage Rachael Beck and David Hobson perform Get Happy live in studio on the Denis Walter program.

Lions and tigers? Oh my!

Port Adelaide is the new benchmark in pre-game entertainment. FOOTBALL: AFL clubs are considering using beasts of the wild to boost pre-match entertainment next season.

Simon a good thing for Demons gig

Essendon assistant coach Simon Goodwin FOOTY NEWS: Bombers assistant coach Simon Goodwin is "one successful interview away" from signing on to succeed Paul Roos as Melbourne coach, according to football reporter Sam McClure.

New release movie reviews, Sept 11

New release movies FILMS:: This week Jim Schembri reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; The Giver; Night Moves; Step Up: All In; and The Immigrant.

Quail in grape and verjuice 'bath'

union RECIPE: Quail in a grape and verjuice 'bath', soft white polenta with taleggio.

Did we miss the train?

A bit cheeky? CHEEKY?: New government ads give the impression airport train is on the platform.

'Council needs to remove this filth'

Tony Abbott graffiti PHOTO: Is the City of Yarra really committed to removing offensive graffiti in its borough?

Interview: Remaking the Turtles

Turtles JIM SCHEMBRI: To some cineastes, American Hollywood producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form represent the lowest form of mainstream movie culture.

A2 milk claims premature

milk LISTEN: A leading Australian nutritionist has dismissed claims that A2 milk is better for you, calling on companies to obtain proper research into the milk's benefits.

Man's body recovered in Lockhart

police WAGGA WAGGA: NSW police have confirmed the body of a man found in a dam on a property in southern New South Wales is believed to have been related to a 41 year-old-woman and her three children shot dead yesterday.

Apple launches its new iPhone

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus REVIEW: Apple has unveiled its big new iPhone, along with a new smart watch at its latest product launch.

'Why are we obsessed with iPhones?'

iphone 6 TOM ELLIOTT: We’ve got a generation of kids who can expertly operate an iPhone, but can't tie their shoelaces.

Baby born in cop shop car park

Man found dead at Clifton Springs SPRINGVALE: A woman has given birth in the car park of the Springvale police station, with the newborn successfully revived by a constable on duty.

Hunting Australia's most wanted

Crime stoppers arrested CAN YOU HELP?: Crime Stoppers has released its annual list of Australia's most wanted fugitives.

'Plaguing doubt' made Jackson quit

Dan Jackson on Ben Cousins. AFL: Former Richmond midfielder Dan Jackson says he only decided last Friday that he would retire, two days before the elimination final against Port Adelaide at the weekend.

Drug war unwinnable, time to legalise

Calls for action on synthetic drugs amid fears it's a matter of time before someone dies. LISTEN: Victoria's top cop admits the "war on drugs" is a fight that can't be won, but says he won't support calls to legalise some illicit drugs.

Lay: child porn 'major problem'

computer WATCH: Victoria's police chief commissioner has warned paedophiles are increasingly using the internet to groom children, with the force currently investigating 120 cases.

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