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Canberra mornings: February 16, 2016

Today's top stories

A 37-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his 8-year-old son after a family violence incident on Monday night.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his 8-year-old son after a family violence incident on Monday night. Photo: Melissa Adams

A father has been charged with murdering his eight-year-old son after an alleged domestic violence incident in Gungahlin last night.

Road closures

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What's on today

Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema is on at Canberra's central lakeside venue on Patrick White Lawns. Until 21 Feb.

See 2015's best political cartoons at the Behind the Lines exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.

Today's David Pope

David Pope Canberra Times editorial cartoon

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Weather

Today: Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Max 27.

Wednesday: Sunny, light winds. Min 9, Max 26.