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Published: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:15:58 GMT

Last Build Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:15:58 GMT

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Our most renowned rangas revealed

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:00:00 GMT

THE first ever Ginger Pride Rally in central Melbourne today has inspired us to honour some of our country’s most famous gingers. Have we missed anyone?


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Grandson key to mystery death

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:35:00 GMT

THE grandson of a Gippsland woman who died in a suspected murder could hold the key to helping detectives understand why she was killed.


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Man on 44 charges over alleged CBD pursuit

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:13:00 GMT

A MAN has been charged with repeatedly ramming two police cars while driving a luxury ­vehicle filled with ­stolen iPads and laptops and more than $1000 cash.


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Whitnall caught up in cash scandal

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:39:00 GMT

FORMER Carlton captain Lance Whitnall has agreed to stand aside as vice-president of a suburban cricket club, after a scandal involving the mysterious disappearance of thousands of dollars before it was returned last week.


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Breastfeeding — the mother of all battles

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:00:00 GMT

‘LACTIVISTS’ have turned breastfeeding from a health issue into a cult that puts guilt and stress on mums who choose formula, critics claim.


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Victoria most popular with foreign buyers

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:21:00 GMT

FOREIGN buyers purchased more residential real estate in Victoria than any other state in the last financial year, a new report shows.


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Can a robot do your job?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:00:00 GMT

SMART machines are here, and amid the prospect of factories without humans and robots replacing up to 50 per cent of jobs, Prof Peter Gahan predicts what’s next.


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When ethics overtakes profit in business

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:30:00 GMT

A DRIVE for profit is at the core of most small businesses. But there is a growing group of ethical Melbourne business owners who want to give back.


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Dancing role has Garcia singing

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT

AUSSIE Adam Garcia may be well-known for his role in film Coyote Ugly but the stage and screen star will always be a dancer. And his latest role has him right as rain.


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Student sues over ‘British bulldog’

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:54:00 GMT

A GAME of ‘British bulldog’ at a Melbourne school has made its way into court, with a student suing for a tackle in the age-old playground pastime.


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Kayaker takes different route to Rio

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:30:00 GMT

AUSSIE Olympic gold medal kayaking contender Jessica Fox was an unknown teen when winning silver in London. Her lead-up to Rio couldn’t be more different.


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How to handle birthdays ending in zero

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:30:00 GMT

IT’S as if birthdays ending with “0” can, and often do, serve up a cocktail of existential panic with a shot of fear-of-possible-future-regrets. But why, asks Wendy Tuohy.


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Call for major medical errors probe

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:24:00 GMT

A ROYAL commission into medical errors in Victoria’s health system is required in the wake of the potentially avoidable deaths of 12 babies, a ­patients’ advocate says


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Postie wants thumb compo

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:23:00 GMT

A MELBOURNE postie who claims he suffered a long-term thumb injury tossing letters on his delivery run can now seek compensation.


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Apex associates probed over burglaries

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:41:00 GMT

TEENS linked to the notorious Apex gang are under investigation over a wave of aggravated burglaries, car thefts and smash and grabs across Melbourne.


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Does humiliation teach children a lesson?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMT

A MUM has made her son stand outside their house for an hour with a “sorry” sign after catching him swearing. What does psychologist Sandy Rae think about it?


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Hole-in-skull girl’s amazing survival

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMT

MICHAELA’S birth was a trouble-free labour, but moments later her dad knew something was wrong: “It literally looked like somebody had cut a porthole straight out of the top of her head”.


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Back to back AFL/NRL grand finals for G?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:54:00 GMT

THE visionary who successfully delivered the first rugby league showpiece to the MCG has thrown his support behind the Victorian Government’s bid to wrangle the NRL Grand Final from Sydney.


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‘Rest easy Dan ... your torment is over’

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:20:00 GMT

A GEELONG dad who spent years searching for his missing son found dead under the family home, has remembered him as gentle, kind and generous.


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Forensic weapon nets repeat offenders

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:52:00 GMT

POLICE linked more than 25,000 previously unrelated crimes to repeat offenders last year using a new forensic weapon.


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