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BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 21. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
AFL: As the Swans prepare for the Grand Final next Saturday afternoon, one of the key men in their coaching ranks has expressed his interest in coaching at the senior level, perhaps even as soon as next year.
BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 20. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
AFL: Essendon ruckman Patrick Ryder has officially quit the club with two years remaining on his contract.
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: Scotland has voted against independence from the UK.
VIDEO: AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says clubs are wasting money on terminating coach's contracts.
LISTEN: Bakery businesses around the country are set to face more uncertainty as loaves of bread at Woolworths drop from $1 to 85-cents.
FRAUD: A woman with a pathological gambling addiction has escaped a jail term, for defrauding Medicare and her health insurer.
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.
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.
ASADA TRIAL:The Federal Court has found ASADA's joint investigation with the AFL into the Essendon supplements program was lawful.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: Is this the best yarn of the year?
LISTEN: For a man who's been involved in more September action than most, Leigh Matthews doesn't appear to particularly like month.
LISTEN: Melbourne's coach-in-waiting Simon Goodwin says the succession plan in place at the Demons was the key to him signing on.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
LISTEN: A controversial Melbourne flag-maker is flying and selling Islamic State flags from his home in Carrum.
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.
AFL: Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney says he had some "direct" post-season reviews with his players
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.
PARENTING: Prominent writer and comedian Catherine Deveny has condemned parents who say they are 'proud’ of their children.
LISTEN: Victim blaming is rife in the community, according to a national report of social attitudes towards violence against women.
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.
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.
CAN YOU HELP? Police are appealing for help to identify a man who indecently assaulting women on Melbourne trams.
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.
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.
JIM SCHEMBRI: The Boxtrolls is the third stop-motion animated film to come from Laika, a non-Hollywood, independent studio based in Portland, Oregon.
CCTV: Moreland mayor blames red tape for CCTV stalling, and accuses Herald Sun of political games.
LATEST: A young woman has been indecently assaulted as she walked along a creek at Doveton.
Quote of the week: “Their femininity, their cleanliness, their socks and how they feel”, was Robbie Williams’ answer in Melbourne when asked for ...
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.
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.
LISTEN: A man who was left a quadriplegic after a football accident has become his local team's senior coach.
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.
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.
TV: Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton have confirmed they are both retiring from the small screen after a 28 year on-air partnership.
LISTEN: Police are investigating a disturbing new scam in Melbourne's eastern suburbs that has taken advantage of at least one elderly couple.
LATEST: A man wearing an orange turban has attempted to snatch a schoolgirl off the street in Yarraville.
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.
FOOD: Ross and John are the happiest men in Melbourne.
LISTEN: Outspoken senator Jacqui Lambie says those who believe in Sharia law should not receive government payments, and not be allowed to vote.
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.
TEAM: Bombers champion Matthew Lloyd has popped his selector's hat on to name his All-Australian team for 2014.
LISTEN: Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to rule out introducing a quota system for Indigenous Australians in federal Parliament.
PHONE LANE: Have you ever been walking along in the city and some inconsiderate, phone-fixated dullard has ploughed right into you?
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.
LISTEN: One of football's most iconic anthems has had a makeover.
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.
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.
PHOTOS: Vets have saved a goldfish's life in a remarkable micro-surgery.
LISTEN: Thieves have stolen 700 tonnes of food grade barley from a Brooklyn transport depot, gradually taking the loot over a number of weeks.
MELBOURNE: Robbie Williams turned to his band to declare, “I’m still famous, told you so.”
LATEST: A man is critically injured following a smash in Hampton overnight.
US: Greg Norman has nearly lost his hand in a chainsaw accident.
AFL: Have you missed 3AW Football this weekend? Or do you just want to re-cap our programs so far? Listen here.
AFL: Essendon fans can expect an announcement in the coming days regarding Jason Winderlich’s footballing future.
CHEAT SHEET: The end of Iron Man, crowds love bad weather and Denzel saddles up for Seven remake.
BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 14. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for September 13. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
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.
SECURITY: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has increased Australia's terror threat level from medium to high, warning that an attack is "likely".
LATEST: An eight-year-old girl has died after being thrown from a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show today.
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.
FUNNY: The judge is an "imbecile" and the Pitbull is hopeless, say former lawyers.
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.
SEE THE LIST: Cyclists could soon be permitted to legally run red lights under a suite of proposals under consideration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VIDEO: Our minds are still boggling at what we'd do with one of these in the house...
SEARCH: Police have recovered the body of a toddler from the Dandenong Creek, near where a three-year-old boy disappeared yesterday.
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.
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.
LISTEN: Soccer legend Pelé says blackmail and corruption are attacking the game he loves.
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.
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.
FOOTBALL: AFL clubs are considering using beasts of the wild to boost pre-match entertainment next season.
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.
FILMS:: This week Jim Schembri reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; The Giver; Night Moves; Step Up: All In; and The Immigrant.
RECIPE: Quail in a grape and verjuice 'bath', soft white polenta with taleggio.
CHEEKY?: New government ads give the impression airport train is on the platform.
PHOTO: Is the City of Yarra really committed to removing offensive graffiti in its borough?
JIM SCHEMBRI: To some cineastes, American Hollywood producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form represent the lowest form of mainstream movie culture.
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.
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.
REVIEW: Apple has unveiled its big new iPhone, along with a new smart watch at its latest product launch.
TOM ELLIOTT: We’ve got a generation of kids who can expertly operate an iPhone, but can't tie their shoelaces.
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.
CAN YOU HELP?: Crime Stoppers has released its annual list of Australia's most wanted fugitives.
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