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NAME GAME: Owners of a racehorse called Cult Of ISIS have been advised to keep the unfortunate name to avoid 'making a deal' out of it.
BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for October 25. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
CRIME: A man has been jailed for at least 27 years after being convicted of the "thrill killing" of a Melbourne couple.
LISTEN: The police officer who coordinated yesterday's large-scale police pursuit of a gun-slinging carjacker admits he was "terrified" and says it was "lucky" no one was killed.
POLICE NEGLECT: Five police officers are reportedly facing disciplinary hearings following the death of a Chinese man who was ridiculed and left to die outside Dandenong Police Station in 2010.
COMMENT: The local failure of Son of a Gun is as distressing as it is predictable. It's merely the latest in a long line of good Australian film in 2014 to flail, then fail at the cinemas.
PREGNANCY: For the first time since 1932 women aged 40-44 are having more babies than women aged 15-19 in Australia.
INTERVIEW: Wherever Force Majeure has played it has gotten people talking - and with good reason.
REVIEWS: This week Jim Schembri casts his eye over Whiplash, Fury, Hector and the Search for Happiness and This is Where I Leave You.
MOVIE NEWS: Screenings of the hit horror film Annabelle (about a possessed doll) in France have been greeted by riots in cinemas.
LISTEN: The head of AFL Players' Association says he's offended by suggestions player welfare isn't the AFLPA's main concern, labelling comments from ASADA boss Ben McDevitt "disappointing".
RIPPONLEA: Metro Trains will remove the offensive political graffiti seen on a platform at the Ripponlea train station.
EXCLUSIVE: It’s been nearly five weeks since Adelaide made the shock announcement that they would not be going forward with Brenton Sanderson as their coach.
ELA CARTE: Another one of those places that I frequent and enjoy pretty regularly, yet haven’t thought to share with the rest of Melbourne!
WATCH: A controversial 1970s British sitcom is set to return to our TV screens, with Channel 7 announcing re-runs of Love Thy Neighbour.
LISTEN: A marathon pursuit of nearly 300 kilometres has come to an end, with police arresting a man in Swan Reach, in the state's south-east.
LATEST: Three people from the same family are dead following a shooting north-west of Bendigo overnight.
LISTEN: Planning Minister Matthew Guy denies he has backflipped to save former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's birthplace from the bulldozer.
AFL: The past and present Essendon players will not respond to the re-issued show cause notices, says the AFL Players Association.
LISTEN: A Melbourne deli is all about gender equality when it comes to its snacks. Staff have de-sexed their gingerbread men, selling them instead as "genderless gingerbread figures".
BOB HART: I love this salad, especially as the hot weather begins to make its presence felt, because it could not exist without both Italian and Australian input.
LISTEN: An Australian-based charity group with the name ISIS has decided to change its name after receiving hate mail and a drop off in donations.
CHRISTMAS: A Greens councillor is demanding the local Christmas Party be called something else.
AFL: It’s that time of the year where AFL teams are lodging their lists for next season and making the tough calls to delist some players. Which ones will find a new home?
LATEST: A Canadian soldier was shot dead by a gunman in a suspected terror attack at the nation's parliament this morning.
DIGITAL TV: It’s happened to all of us; you’re watching your favourite TV show and just as it hit the climax, the digital signal cuts out.
JUST IN: Australia's largest windfarm maker, based in western Victoria, has announced it will sack 100 workers.
FIRST ON 3AW: A friend and advisor explains why Rosie Batty's brutal grilling "saw some cracks appear".
LISTEN: How does a teenager from Australia, who should be concerned with surfing and pimples, end up waging violent jihad in the Middle East, asks Neil Mitchell.
LISTEN: Ricky Muir has been a Victorian senator for 112 days, but you probably wouldn't know it. The "invisible senator" has rarely put his head above the parapet, unlike other fellow minor-party senators Jacqui Lambie and David Leyonhjelm.
AFL: Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd is excited by the clubs appointment of Mark Harvey as an assistant coach.
AFL: Former Gold Coast Suns coach Guy McKenna is destined for Victoria, according to Sam McClure.
LISTEN: Independent senator David Leyonhjelm says the "Ginger Jihadist", 17-year-old Abdullah Elmir, lacks the intelligence to carry out an attack and we should just ignore "the young dickhead".
STRIKE : Hundreds of kindergarten teachers have rallied on the steps of State Parliament after marching through the CBD to demand better pay and working conditions.
FIXTURE: The 2015 Toyota AFL fixture is expected to be more fan-friendly after the league experimented with various match times in season 2014.
LISTEN: Talkback radio switchboards in South Africa have lit up like camera flashes at an Opening Ceremony, with listeners phoning in to vent their spleen over the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius.
BIRD CULL: Bayside council is set to trial a program to kill Indian Myna bird, if the community supports it.
NO RULES: A school with no rules. It sounds like many kids dreams all at once and for Swanson Primary School in West Auckland, it’s a reality.
RUMOUR FILE: The childhood home of former prime minister Gough Whitlam.
MYSTERY LETTER: Northern Health has received a mystery letter complimenting staff of the Northern Hospital for its cleanliness and service.
COUNCIL MADNESS: Mayor uses deciding vote to pass paid parking in Yarraville.
RESCUED: A young boy has been rescued from being locked inside a car in Mornington this morning.
AFL DRAW: It will be a blockbuster start to the 2015 season over the Easter long weekend.
VIDEO: A truck driver has escaped from his vehicle unharmed after the back of his rig became engulfed in flames on EastLink.
EDITORIAL: Gerard Healy tells his strong stance on the AFL's decision to band Sydney from treading in the next two years due to COLA.
AFL: St Kilda CEO Matthew Finnis insists the club has not sacked Head of Football Chris Pelchen and they aim to make the change a smooth one.
GOUGH WHITLAM: On the day of mourning for late former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Tom Elliott has reflected on Whitlam’s life and come up with a list. The list includes the good and bad sides of Gough Whitlam.
OPINION: It's time for Australians to stand-up to the likes of potty-mouthed rapper 360, according to Neil Mitchell.
UBERX: Taxi Services Commissioner Graeme Samuel is well aware of issues regarding illegal commercial passenger transport, including UberX drivers.
TRANSPORT: A rail line to Mernda will be built no matter which party wins the state election, with the Napthine government announcing an $800 million transport plan for the region.
LISTEN: In a world-first procedure, doctors have used a 3D printer to save a Victorian man from having his leg amputated.
EUTHANASIA: We first met Peter Short, 57, in May when he had around five months to live. He has a terminal oesophageal cancer and working on his original time frame, he has ten days to live.
PHOTOS: Ross and John mixed it with the best at Tuesday's Cox Plate breakfast in search of some winners ahead of the big day this weekend.
REPORT: An inquest into the death of Luke Batty has heard several red flags were raised in the months leading up to his murder by his father.
STREET VIOLENCE: The mother of David Cassai, who was killed on a one-punch attack, says her heart goes out to the family of a university student killed in a violent attack in Melbourne at the weekend.
EAT AND LEAVE: Neil Mitchell says "fixed-timed dining" is anathema to patrons seeking a relaxed, pleasurable restaurant experience.
UBERX: A former British riot police officer and now Uber partner has committed to making ten citizens arrests this week in Sydney, against ‘UberX drivers’.
CAGE FIGHTING: The debate regarding cage fighting in Victoria continues, as State Opposition Leader Daniel Andrew believes it is not the government’s responsibility to tell people which sports they should and shouldn’t like.
MOIRA KELLY: Moira Kelly is the women who bought conjoined twins Trishna and Krishna into our lives. For many years she has provided a home and health care for many underprivileged children from all over the world.
THE BLOCK Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Regional Metro Manager Richard Marks has given ‘The Block’ a tick of approval after the show was caught out faking a visit from EPA when they discovered thousands of litres of fuel on the building site.
FENCE FIGHT A Port Melbourne house is up for a battle against the council, all because of the colour (or should we say ‘colours’) of its fence.
FIXED: Wealthy benefactors have thrown hundreds of wildlife animals a lifeline at the dramatic auction of a peninsula sanctuary.
ICE EPIDEMIC: The Salvation Army is calling for urgent action after revelations that four staff have been attacked by ice users in the past two months.
RUMOUR UPDATE: A plucky student who thumbed his nose to a school rule to raise money for charity looks set to get a much-up day reprieve.
GALLERY: Denis Walter broadcasting live from the 'Dawn Princess' cruise-ship.
HAVE YOUR SAY: The "Situ-Asian" and a boxing lawyer back Labor's claims cage fighting is safer than the alternative.
BAG A BARGAIN: Check out the 3AW Weekends' Buy Swap and Sell List for October 19. Find a bargain every week with Darren James!
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ASADA: ASADA has reissued show cause notices to 34 past and present Essendon players as they ramp up their action over the 2012 supplements program.
WORD PLAY: A number of childcare centres are reportedly changing the lyrics of popular nursery rhyme "Baa Baa Black Sheep", claiming the children's song is racist.
WATCH: Matthew Guy gleefully shares a mid-interview text message with Neil Mitchell.
RUMOUR CONFIRMED: A pet dog has been mauled to death by another dog in a busy Melbourne park.
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