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Bomb blast: The Colonel's obsession

The scene of this morning's explosionin Derrinallum BOMB SHOCK: Sly of the Underworld told 3AW Breakfast the peculiar story of Glenn 'The Colonel' Sanders and the incident that caused police to become concerned.

Ins and outs: Lions v Tigers

Richmond's Ty Vickery TEAMS: Richmond has made one change to the side to face Brisbane at the Gabba tomorrow night. Out-of-sorts forward Ty Vickery is out, making way for Ricky Petterd.

Abbott jumps to BOF's defence

<b>BOMBSHELL:</b> NSW: NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell quits, but insists he still doesn't remember the $3000 bottle of wine.

Lack of respect for elderly 'appalling'

vline2 LISTEN: A 3AW Drive producer says she’s “appalled” after seeing train passengers fail to give up their seat to the elderly on a V/Line train this morning.

Boston Marathon evacuated

boston BOSTON: Boston police have confirmed they have a male suspect in custody after two unattended backpacks were found at the marathon finish line.

Attorney-General defends IBAC flaws

clark LISTEN: Attorney-General Robert Clark has defended the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission despite it releasing details of its flaws.

'I just want a beer with my mates'

Australian Army uniform LISTEN: Serving soldiers are upset at an Army edict which bans them from enjoying a beer while wearing their uniform on Anzac Day.

TPG Internet fined $400k

Court (FFX) COURT: Telecommunications company TPG Internet has been fined $400,000 for denying customers access to the 000 service.

Emporium Melbourne opens its doors

emp375 VIDEO: The Emporium shopping mall has opened in the heart of the CBD.

Is Tom Elliott Carlton's chosen one?

Tom Elliott Carlton LISTEN: Tom Elliott, the son of former Carlton president John Elliott, has refused to rule himself out of the race for the Blues' top job.

'Pact' could spell end for AC/DC

ACDC RUMOUR UPDATE: Choirboys frontman Mark Gable says after reading comments from Malcolm Young's son, he doesn't believe the AC/DC guitarist will perform again.

Kindergarten pets mutilated

Police are appealing for help to find who mutilated and killed Piggy and Ebony. A pet guinea pig and rabbit have been mutilated at a kindergarten in Thornbury.

Melbourne treated to pink eclipse

Photo: 3AW listener Olive Bartlett. PHOTOS: Rare lunar eclipse produces low, pink moon low on Melbourne's eastern horizon.

Scammers target 'vulnerable' families

Malaysian Airlines MH370: A leading aviation attorney says he’s disgusted by reports scammers are targeting the families of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Demon to miss rest of 2014

JACK TRENGOVE FOOTBALL: Melbourne midfielder Jack Trengove will miss the rest of the season, after scans revealed a cracked bone in his left foot.

Lunar eclipse: When and where

The moon will rise completely eclipsed this evening, most likely in a bright red colour. TONIGHT: Melbourne will see its first lunar eclipse in several years at sunset tonight.

Man dies after hitting parked truck

Man dies after hitting parked truck CRASH: A man has died after crashing his ute into a parked truck on the Western Ring Road at Fawkner this afternoon.

Man charged with murder and arson

court MALVERN EAST: A man has appeared in court charged over last week's death at Malvern East.

Commonwealth Bank glitch

Commonwealth Bank COMPUTER SAYS 'NO': Commonwealth Bank customers are experiencing major issues today.

Speeding driver feared for his life

Court (FFX) COURT: A court's heard a speeding driver feared for the safety of his family when involved in a car chase which ended in the death of the other driver.

Fundraiser first for Minute of Silence

veteran LISTEN: A young Iraq war veteran says he's upset some people treat Anzac Day as a chance to get drunk and start fights.

New way to snap naughty drivers

cam ROADS: Police will trial a new camera that can snap drivers using mobile phones and not wearing their seatbelts over the Easter break.

How much you should pay for petrol

Petrol Bowser HOW MUCH TO PAY: Motorists are being urged to fill up today ahead of the Easter break with petrol prices set to jump by as much as 20 cents a litre.

Jim's cheat sheet - April 11

PeterSellers JIM SCHEMBRI: Two of Peter Sellers' earliest films - the 1957 shorts Dearth of a Salesman and Insomnia Is Good For You - have been uncovered by film lover Robert Farrow.

'We will build the airport link'

Denis Napthine. LISTEN: Premier Denis Napthine insists the airport rail link will be built under a Coalition government, despite refusing to provide details of what's expected to be a multi-billion dollar project.

'Assistants can't do a nurse's job'

Nurse LISTEN: Nursing assistants would be employed to take over feeding and bathing patients under radical reforms proposed to save public hospitals $430 million a year.

Man lured 27 children on the net

Court (FFX) COURT: A court's heard a man who tried to blackmail someone he thought was an internet pervert was doing the same thing to dozens of other children.

Power outage after drink-driver crash

power1375 POWER OUTAGE: Up to 60 homes and businesses have been without power for more than 14 hours after a drunk driver crashed into a power pole at Montmorency last night.

Port Melbourne arsonist on the loose

MFB crews took around 20 minutes to bring the blaze in Morell Street under control. LISTEN: Police are searching for an arsonist who lit several fires while firefighters were extinguishing another fire in a Port Melbourne aged care complex.

Appeal for witnesses in hotel death

witness375 CAMPBELLFIELD: Homicide squad detectives are searching for two men who may be able to help as they investigate the death of a 63-year-old woman at a Campbellfield hotel earlier this month.

Behind The Line: Search and rescue

diving EXCLUSIVE: Watch what happens when police divers search the Barwon River for stolen vehicles.

Sunday Roast and Sweet

Jay Schulz. SUNDAY ROAST: Another round of football, another Sunday Roast and Sweet feast.

Buy, Swap & Sell: April 13

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

Will the 'full forward' return?

Tony Lockett FULL FORWARD: “I want Lloydy back! I want Richo back! I want Plugger back!” Brian Taylor is upset with the demise of the traditional full forward and it seems like a lot of people are with him.

Buy, Swap & Sell: April 12

Buy, Swap and Sell BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for April 12. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!

Are Easter penalty rates fair?

Pubs Hotels Penalty rates LISTEN: Reports suggest 72 per cent of Victorian hotels will opt to close their restaurants and bars and forgo housekeeping this Easter long weekend to avoid paying penalty rates to staff.

Disabled woman attacked by cyclist

wheelchair LISTEN: An elderly wheelchair-bound woman denied the disabled train spot by a cyclist has been attacked after photographing the woman for evidence.

My five budget predicitons

Tom Elliott Joe Hockey TOM ELLIOTT: Joe Hockey has made it very clear that we're in for a tough budget. I reckon pensions, healthcare and welfare are all in the firing line.

Has MH370's black box been found?

Ocean Shield MH370: Authorities are confident they know the location of the black box from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

'Baby killer' page shut down

A Facebook page called FIXED: Facebook has back-tracked on its decision to defend a page attacking Anzacs.

'Do we need to see that?': Shaw

Marie Claire cover Megan Gale LISTEN: Tony Shaw has questioned the appropriateness of celebrity model Megan Gale posing naked for a photo shoot while pregnant.

Ela’s Victoria for visitors

spanner-crab375 ELA CARTE: I’m always happy to help out with a suggestion for an occasion or event, but the tables were turned recently when family announced they’d be visiting from overseas for a fortnight.

Ela's Woodland House review

bombe-alaska375 REVIEW: To really impress them? One of the most beautiful looking restaurants in Melbourne.

Lucy Lawless joins Darren James

xena375 LISTEN: American actress Lucy Lawless also known as ‘Xena – The Warrior Princess’ joins Darren James in the studio.

Fare hike: What it means

Taxi FEE RISE: Transport Minister Terry Mulder denies extra charges will encourage drink-driving.

Match fixing head pleads guilty

Court (FFX) COURT: The Australian head of an international match fixing syndicate has pleaded guilty to rigging local soccer games.

Victoria's 'worst' drink-driver

court LISTEN: A legal loophole has seen one of Victoria's worst drink-drivers avoid a jail sentence for his over-the-limit madness.

Police to immobilise hoon drivers

Hoon Driving. (Photo: Jason South) LISTEN: Hoon drivers will soon have their vehicles immobilised at their homes in a bid to ease the pressure and costs of impound facilities.

Man trapped under tram

Witnesses have told police the man, aged in his 50s, was standing at a tram stop in Fitzroy around 11.30pm when he stumbled onto the tracks. MORNING WRAP: A man has been rescued after becoming wedged under a tram at Collingwood.

Round 4: Ins and outs

3AW Football - Teams TEAMS: Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has axed stars Jarrad Waite and Jeff Garlett following last week's embarrassing loss to Essendon.

Retirement reform 'affects us all'

Jeff Kennett says increasing the pension age FULL COVERAGE: The Coalition has been warned a crackdown on aged pensions could end its government.

We can match it with Cox and Nic Nat

CHRIS SCOTT LISTEN: Geelong coach Chris Scott says they are better placed this year, with two tall ruckman to counter Eagles Dean Cox and Nic Naitanui.

'The cross is a politcal weapon'

Priest cross SEE THE PICTURES: A St Kilda priest is using crucifixes to make a bold political statement on Australia's asylum seeker policy.

Study: High-speed rail in 'demand'

rail LISTEN:A new study has found the proposed high-speed rail system between Melbourne and Brisbane is more commercially viable than the government has revealed.

Two new million-dollar suburbs

Housing House PROPERTY: For the first time more than 50 Melbourne suburbs have hit the million-dollar mark.

FIXED: Bank backs down

Commonwealth Bank FIX IT: The Commonwealth Bank says it will reverse a decision to refuse a dying, long-time customer his mortgage insurance payout.

New release movie reviews - April 10

Budapest375 JIM SCHEMBRI: This terrific Muppets sequel doesn't need to waste any time getting the gang back together and so dives head-long into the type of loopy, cameo-encrusted adventure.

Fun-size reviews: Comedy Festival

There are few things better than a belly laugh. REVIEWS: Each year at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, tens of thousands of people go in search of that very experience in a bid to lose themselves in fun and glee.

Photos: Two major truck crashes

truck WINCHELSEA: Emergency services are working to free a cattle truck which is dangling off a bridge at Winchelsea.

Kennett: Move Hawks to Tasmania

hawks LISTEN: Former Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has made the radical call that Hawks should relocate to Launceston.

Chocolate and almond cake

Chocolate and almond cake BOB HART: Here is food legend Elizabeth David’s original recipe. And if you have never made it, or never realized where it came from, make it now, and be amazed.

Star wheel hits milestone

star375 STAR: The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel has just hit its 100,000th customer since reopening on December 23.

Bob Carr: I didn't deceive Australians

bob LISTEN: Former Foreign Minister Bob Carr has denied his new book proves the Gillard and Rudd governments were dysfunctional.

'The extraordinary career' of Rooney

rooney REMEMBERED: The last of the great silent screen stars, Mickey Rooney, passed away at the age of 93, but his extraordinary legacy on the small and big screens for over nine decades will endure and inspire for generations to come.

Put the Aussie back in Aussie Rules

Gerard Healy. COMMENT: I am continually amazed at many aspects of the modern game, but not those that have taken the excitement out of general play.

Toyota recalls 6.39m cars

toyota RECALL: Toyota has been forced to recall 6.39 million vehicles globally due to steering and seat problems.

Car stuck under truck on Fwy

Police are investigating a death near Geelong. ROADS: A driver has had a frightening ordeal after a semi-trailer pushed his car along the road for several kilometres at Thomastown.

Media biggest hurdle for gay players

Mike Pyke SPORT: Canadian AFL player Mike Pyke says Australia is behind the times in not legalising same-sex marriage.

Hey Dad! cast feeling 'a little numb'

heydad LISTEN: A Current Affair host Tracy Grimshaw says there should be a lot of people “looking into their souls” after Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes was yesterday found guilty of 10 child sex charges.

Woman killed partner with pick axe

court COURT: A woman has been convicted over the death of her long-term partner.

Ocean Shield detects two signals

Ocean Shield MH370: Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 believe they are closing in on its location, after again making contact with a pulse signal.

From the ward: An insider's report

Nurse HOSPITALS: A triage nurse in a major Melbourne hospital says the city's emergency health system is under-resourced, but doesn't believe patients should be charged for seeking treatment for minor ailments.

Hines releases 'Amazing' album

Hines WATCH: Singing sensation Marcia Hines joins Denis Walter in the studio.

'The hoons are laughing at us'

P-Plate NEIL MITCHELL: The hoons are laughing because they can get caught doing dangerous things, and then ignore their punishment.

Kewell: Gay players will be accepted

Kewell: Gay players will be accepted LISTEN: Retiring soccer hero Harry Kewell says sports stars who could choose to ‘come out’ as gay will be accepted by their peers.

What are Victorians obsessed with?

Ross says Americans are obsessed with guns, abortion, gay marriage and marijuana, what are Victorians crazy about? LISTEN: Ross says Americans are obsessed with guns, abortion, gay marriage and marijuana, what are Victorians crazy about?

Truck goes wrong way on Hume Fwy

truck POLICE: A truck driver arrested for travelling on the wrong side of the Hume Freeway was allegedly under the influence of drugs.

Sale: David Jones goes private

David Jones could sell Bourke Street store after recording profit plummet. (Photo: Penny Stephens) BUSINESS: Under the deal, David Jones shareholders will receive $4 for every share they own.

'No need for inquest' into death

The State Coroner has found there is no need to hold an inquest into the death Carl Williams. COURT: The State Coroner has found there is no need to hold an inquest into the death Carl Williams.

Ian Thorpe in intensive care

Ian Thorpe LISTEN: Ian Thorpe's manager sets the record straight about Ian Thorpe's hospital fight.

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Afternoons with Denis Walter

Denis Walter 3AW Afternoons provides a feast of entertainment and helpful information between 12 and 3pm every Monday to Friday. Denis Walter, one of 3AW's favourites, hosts the program each day - with highlights regularly uploaded to 3AW.com.au.

Drive with Tom Elliott

Tom Elliot Take a new way home with Tom Elliott. In an all-new, three-hour Drive Program, Tom Elliott tackles the issues affecting Melbourne, bringing you the latest news, information, opinion and talk back.

3AW's Sports Today

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3AW Football Central

3AW Football - Brian Taylor In 2013, the 3AW Football team is the most experienced and successful in the league. This is your home for all 3AW Footy news, views and analysis. 3AW is Football.

Nightline with Bruce and Phil

Bruce and Phil Now in their 18th year together, Bruce and Phil are as fresh as ever hosting Australia's most listened to Evening Program . Sunday - Thursday from 8pm until Midnight.

3AW Weekends

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