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Emma Kelly and Katie Burgess 9:00 PM Young Canberrans and families are overlooking the original "nappy valley" for greener pastures across the lake as Gungahlin continues to drive Canberra's population growth.
Henry Belot and Tom McIlroy 8:54 PM The ACT Australian Medical Association has urged Canberrans to avoid unnecessary trips to the emergency department and praised the efforts of staff working overtime to meet demand.
Tom McIlroy and Henry Belot 8:54 PM A Mr Fluffy homeowners group has rejected a proposal to allow affected blocks to be split into two, describing the moves as unfair and subjecting Canberra suburbs to risk of overdevelopment.
Michael Inman 8:39 PM The vision of Canberra driver in a fatal accident with a pedestrian could have been affected by the methylamphetamine in his system, a medical expert says.
Clare Sibthorpe 8:30 PM The much-anticipated annual Canberra Times Fun Run is fast approaching, and the ACT government is reminding people to park only in authorised areas, exercise caution when crossing roads, and take advantage of shuttle buses.
David Ellery 7:53 PM Secret recordings show organisers discussing whether former organiser Halafihi "Fihi" Kivalu had been "leaning on" a contractor.
Alexandra Back, Katie Burgess 7:43 PM Urban renewal on multiple fronts throughout Canberra has been at the expense of the older parts of Civic.
Ross Peake 6:00 PM The body representing international students says granting them more work hours will help avoid exploitation by employers.
Tom McIlroy 5:59 PM Andrew Barr says he will focus on improving transport infrastructure rather than get distracted by polls.
Jil Hogan 5:16 PM Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Christopher Knaus 4:06 PM Twenty-year-old rammed through an outdoor smoking area in failed burglary attempt.
Dan Bigna 2:44 PM The revival touring circuit rolls on with 1980s Australian pop music the focus of a forthcoming Mix 106.3 sponsored show at the Royal Theatre in November featuring such notables as The Eurogliders, GANGgajang and Pseudo Echo.
Natasha Rudra 1:53 PM Do you have an old tape player and a sturdy chair? If so, the Street Theatre would love to borrow it.
11:53 AM Police are treating a fire that gutted a Kambah garage and damaged a home Wednesday morning as suspicious.
Katie Burgess and Emma Kelly 10:40 AM The case of a fire which tore through a Mr Fluffy house on Tuesday night has been referred to police.
8:14 AM The news, traffic and weather to get you up to speed.
Henry Belot 11:30 PM Staff at Canberra Hospital's emergency department have been working overtime to treat an increasing number of patients, prompting management to launch a recruitment drive.
Clare Sibthorpe and Alexandra Back 11:30 PM Canberra is witnessing the death of its original "nappy valley" as mums and dads pack up their strollers to abandon Tuggeranong, but Gungahlin's population is soaring.
Katie Burgess and Megan Gorrey 10:09 PM Canberra's wettest winter in a decade has made for a spectacular start to spring.
Kirsten Lawson and Tom McIlroy 9:50 PM The union movement believes the Liberals are "winning the referendum" on light rail.
Emma Macdonald 11:30 PM As a foster child growing up in Goulburn, Tanayah Howe tries not to remember her unhappy and disrupted school days. Now she is determined her sons will have a much better education.