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Victorian cancer spike prompts asbestos testing

A spike in the number of mesothelioma cases near a disused Victorian asbestos factory has prompted the state government to roll out asbestos testing in the area.

Woman stalked, bashed in terrifying North Sunshine attack

Caroline Zielinski A woman has been stalked, chased and bashed by a stranger in a terrifying weekend attack in Melbourne's west.

Sunshine stab victim Fiona Warzywoda reported partner's threat before death, court told

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A woman allegedly murdered by her partner reported she was threatened when they were in court hours earlier in relation to an intervention order.

Goodbye sunshine: wild winds and storms move in

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Caroline Zielinski Damaging winds are gathering strength in western Victoria, ready to batter the state with gusts of up to 110km/h on Monday night and thunderstorms on Tuesday.

Police hunt men over Sunshine North crash and run

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Goya Dmytryshchak Police are hunting three men who crashed a stolen car into a Sunshine North home on Friday, causing the side of the house to catch fire.

New cardiology facility at Sunshine Hospital

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Kate Hagan New cardiology services including a catheter laboratory to perform time-critical imaging and treatment will open at Sunshine Hospital early next year.

Man charged over Sunshine stabbing death

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A Melbourne man allegedly murdered his partner after they had been in court in relation to a an intervention order, a court has heard.

Police seek witnesses to Sunshine stabbing of Fiona Warzywoda

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Caroline Zielinski Police are looking for witnesses to the alleged attack on slain mother-of-four, Fiona Warzywoda, in Melbourne's west.

Woman stabbed to death in Sunshine

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Nick Toscano A mother of four has been stabbed to death by her abusive partner soon after the pair left a court dispute in Melbourne's west, police say.

Man stabbed in fight at Sunshine railway station

A man has been stabbed at Sunshine station.

Nick Toscano A man is suffering serious stab wounds after he was attacked with a knife at Sunshine railway station.

Police appeal for information on Sunshine assault

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Alana Schetzer A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being assaulted outside a pub in Melbourne's west on Friday.

Woman dead after shooting in Sunshine North

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Rania Spooner A young woman has been killed, apparently after being shot in the upper body, at a home in Sunshine North.

New priests see sunshine in a difficult climate

15 new Priests

John Elder Yesterday, to a packed house at St Paul's Cathedral, Archbishop Philip Freier ordained 15 new priests in a long and formal ceremony that was broken now and then by wild applause and even vibrant...

Trains running again after level-crossing crash in Sunshine North

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Jessica Wright A driver had a 'miraculous escape' after his car and a train collided at on of the state's most dangerous level crossings.

Boy arrested over sexual assault of mother in Sunshine North

Adrian Lowe Police investigating a frightening sexual assault of a woman pushing a pram in Melbourne's west earlier this year have arrested a 14-year-old boy.

Service station robbed on McIntyre Rd, Sunshine

Adrian Lowe Police are searching for a bandit who subjected a staff member at a service station in Melbourne's west to a terrifying ordeal overnight.

Sunshine soccer players appeal their penalties

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Adam Cooper A player knocked unconscious in soccer match brawl suspended for six months.

Sunshine is no sure bet

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Rebecca Zeeman Racegoers should incorporate a coat and umbrella into track fashion for the rest of the carnival with forecasters predicting some challenging weather ahead.

Skipping girl to become city's sunshine

The Skipping Girl sign in Abbotsford

Mex Cooper Twenty years before television began broadcasting in Australia and decades before iPads had been invented, a bright little girl started to dazzle Melbourne children with a skipping rope.

High-voltage salute to a bonny young lad from Sunshine

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Tony Wright Ronald Belford Scott, had he lived, would have celebrated his 66th birthday today. Never heard of him?