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Jewel Topsfield Imagine a high school in an office block on St Kilda Road. Or one that shares the Victorian College for the Deaf's magnificent bluestone buildings or is located within Essex Street or Horace Petty...

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Man charged over Prahran assault

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Caroline Zielinski A man has been charged after allegedly being involved in an unprovoked assault on two men last Saturday in Melbourne's south-east.

Woman hit by car in Greville Street, Prahran

Jessica Wright A woman has been taken to hospital with a broken leg and suspected dislocated shoulder after she was hit by a car in Prahran.

Woman sexually assaulted in Prahran apartment building

Man wanted in connection with Prahran attack.

Adrian Lowe A young woman was sexually assaulted in the foyer of an apartment building in Melbourne's inner south-east late last month by a man who followed her, police say.

Police appeal for Prahran sex attacker

Stephen Cauchi An unsolved sex assault at Prahran has prompted police to release a reconstructed image of the attacker's face.

In the CBD winners are grinners, in Prahran they're not

Raef Akehurst and his team relish the prospect of an NBN link within two years.

Rachel Wells, Clancy Yeates and Adrian Lowe Victoria has been dudded by the Gillard government's schedule for rolling out the National Broadband Network over the next three years, according to the Baillieu government.

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Trolley on train tracks causes delays on Sandringham line

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Amy Hall A wayward shopping trolley caused major delays in both directions on the Sandringham line on Thursday afternoon.

Drugged and speeding driver jailed for eight and half years

Mark Russell A heroin addict on parole travelling more than 80km/h an hour over the speed limit who rammed into a car driven by a pregnant woman and ran away has been jailed for eight years and six months.

School in Armadale evacuated as suspicious package discovered

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Tammy Mills and Patrick Hatch An eastern suburbs primary school has been evacuated over bomb fears.

Stonnington may compel hundreds of home owners to sell

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Chris Vedelago Stonnington council is set to take a landmark vote on a controversial policy that could eventually compel hundreds of home owners and businesses to sell their properties to the city for conversion...

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As election looms, parties seek fresh approach

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Farrah Tomazin Political renewal relies on a transfusion of new blood.

Liberal candidate Aaron Lane resigns after offensive tweets

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Richard Willingham Victorian Liberal candidate Aaron Lane, who made crude comments on social media, has resigned as the party's candidate for an upper house seat at November's state election.

Two mates lose two luxury cars to police

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Tammy Mills When police impounded a $500,000 Ferrari in Melbourne, just who did the driver call to give him a lift home?

New operators hope to resurrect 1980s yuppie haven in Flinders Lane

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Clay Lucas Rosati pioneered Melbourne’s avant-garde dining scene when it opened in 1986. New operators hope to renew the buzz.

Liberal candidate Aaron Lane quits over Twitter comments

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Richard Willingham and Deborah Gough The Liberal Party has been hit with the resignation of one of its candidates less than four months from this November’s state election, over offensive comments on social media.

Labor promises new high school for Richmond

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Jewel Topsfield A Victorian Labor government would commit $10 million to build a new high school in Richmond.

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In depth: The case of the 'vampire' gigolo

Self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.

Mark Russell The case against three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed ‘vampire’ gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott hinged on the evidence of the notorious criminal who pulled the trigger.

Not all going to plan in tale of two cities

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Karin Derkley This is a tale of two cities. A Melbourne of proud, heritage streetscapes. And another of streets ''ripe for renewal''.

Murder accused must have pulled trigger for guilty verdict, judge tells jury

'Vampire gigolo' Shane Chartres-Abbott six days before he died.

Mark Russell A Supreme Court judge has told a jury it would be "fatal" to the Crown case against three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed 'vampire gigolo' Shane Chartres-Abbott if they did not believe the...

Fashion icon Alice Euphemia closes doors

Larissa Nicholson After 18 years on Flinders Lane, fashion retailer Alice Euphemia will close its doors for the last time on Thursday.