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GAME DAY: Lions v Dogs

4:38 PM   The Lions have completed a huge upset, running out eight points winners and leaping off the bottom of the ladder.

Train strike could impact finals

Friday's train strike wasn't quite as chaotic as anticipated.

3AW   LATEST: Transport officials have hit out at suggestions Metro workers may strike during the AFL finals.

DONATE: The Alfred appeal

3AW Breakfast, Neil Mitchell, Denis Walter, Tom Elliott and the Nightline boys were live at The Alfred.

Ross and John, Neil Mitchell, Denis Walter and Tom Elliott are all broadcasting live from the hospital today.

GAME DAY: Tigers v Roos

Andrew Swallow and Todd Goldstein are two of nine Kangaroos who were rested in Round 23.

12:53 PM   Hear from key Tigers Troy Chaplin and Ivan Maric in the rooms after Richmond's 41-point win.

'The day I'll never forget'

Neil with Melanie and Peter, who has been recovering at The Alfred.

One of the men who fell 30 metres down a Cape Woolamai cliff in July thanks his rescuers and his "superwoman" wife.

Victims lose thousands in scam

Scam

Yvette Gray   Police are warning residents about a phone scam which has seen some victims lose thousands of dollars.

50 jobs he can't fill

Tasman meats are looking to employ 50 new apprentices.

Youth unemployment might be rising, but this man has 50 jobs he can't fill.

Shooting at Narre Warren

There's been a shooting at Narre Warren.

8:17 PM   A man is on the run after shooting another several times in the leg at Narre Warren.

Charity items made in China

One of the wristbands in questions.

An Australian charity has defended its decision to produce its merchandise in China.

Tom Elliott gets his gear off

Tom Elliott at the Alfred Hospital.

WATCH: Tom Elliott undergoes an electrocardiogram at The Alfred hospital.

Push for boxing ban at Games

The AMA says the sport isn't in the spirit of the Games.

The Australian Medical Association is pushing for boxing and other combat sports to be banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Man, 80, crashes luxury car into Toorak home

Damage to the home suggests most of the car may have been airborne.

3AW Newsroom   An 80-year-old man has been taken to hospital after his car crashed into a house in Toorak.

PM's 'ridiculous' Nazi comments

Prime Minister Tony Abbott

The PM's comparison of atrocities committed by ISIL to the Nazis is "nonsensical", Tom Elliott says.

Why train drivers are really striking

Strike: Train driver calls Ross and John from his train

'Jason' called Ross and John from his train (he tooted to prove it).

How to survive the strike

There will be more taxis on the road.

A taxi company, VicRoads and Chamber of Commerce have their say on tomorrow's train strike.

Yarraville parking meters smashed

Vigilantes are fighting back against paid parking meters in Yarraville.

The street level war against paid parking meters in Yarraville has escalated overnight, Neil Mitchell finds out more.

Out to catch 'bad apples'

Natalie Hutchins has introduced the legislation.

The Government says new legislation introduced today will make it easier for them to catch the "bad apples" at council level.

RUMOUR FILE

Footballer banned for life

AFL balls.

A teenage footballer has been banned for life after attacking an umpire in country Victoria.

Nuclear waste site yet to be named

Nuclear waste.

An anti-nuclear campaigner tells Tom Elliott it's still unclear which site in rural towns across Australia could be home to a national nuclear waste dump.

Elderly man's long wait for cops

Police

The son of an elderly man who waited 30 minutes for police to turn up as a drug affected intruder raided his home says there's a resourcing issue.

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