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Melbourne Express: June 16, 2014

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And just before we go, a reminder for commuters on the Ballarat line to check for delays throughout the day - vandals cut cables at Rockbank causing hour-long delays and coach replacements this morning. Check the V/Line Twitter feed for updates... 

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A pedestrian is involved in a crash at Southbank on St Kilda Road. An ambulance is on the way...

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The Premier, Dr Napthine, has described Geoff Shaw's apology at a comedy event at the Wheeler Centre on Friday night as "a bit of a joke", reports Henrietta Cook. "It was appropriate that it was at a  comedy show," he said this morning. "Geoff Shaw needs to take this matter much more seriously. He has misused taxpayer funds, he needs to genuinely remorseful, genuinely apologetic, to the people of Frankston, the people of Victoria, and the Parliament."

Geoff Shaw "apologised" on Friday night. The Premier is not amused...
Geoff Shaw "apologised" on Friday night. The Premier is not amused... Photo: Angela Wylie
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Don't forget your brolly...

And the rain has arrived...
And the rain has arrived... 
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Boom gates are stuck down in Seaford on Seaford Road near Railway Parade. Avoid the area if you can...

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Flights are now resuming out of the Qantas terminal, the airline has just announced... 

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Flights are being delayed out of the Qantas terminal at Melbourne Airport due to a power outage. We're hearing flights are still landing but outgoing flights are grounded while they fix the problem.

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Qantas has confirmed there's been a power outage at their domestic terminal at Melbourne Airport. We're checking now if it will delay flights. 

A man was injured in a "Full Moon" parachute jump on Friday night, 3AW has confirmed. Ambulance Victoria say they received a call around 8pm on Friday night to an address in Koo Wee Rup, where a man aged in 30s had been involved in parachuting accident. It appears he landed heavily on his hip and shoulder and was dragged along the ground. He was taken to the Alfred Hospital by road in a stable condition.

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Updating the headlines and there's more on the shocking images that were Tweeted after mass executions in Iraq; Jamie Oliver has publicly backed the vegetable growers in dispute with Woolworths. There's the wealth divide is growing in Australia; the Bombers deny their troubles are to blame for the weekend's loss; the church fighting an apartment developmentVictorian bikie gangs are recruiting; and good news for hospitals in the western suburbs.

Weighing in: Jamie Oliver speaks in support of vegetable growers.
Weighing in: Jamie Oliver speaks in support of vegetable growers. 
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We're hearing there are power outages at Melbourne Airport... 

The State Goverment has just announced there will be full mobile coverage in the City Loop by the end of the year... but only 3G for some reason. 

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Major delays now on the Monash INBOUND after a breakdown near the Punt Road overpass...

Today's horoscopes...

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Highlights from France's victory over Honduras this morning...

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In case you missed it - major delays on the Ballarat line this morning due to vandalism at Rockbank. Some trains heavily delayed, others replaced by coaches... 

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Nice work...

Just announced: Miley Cyrus will play at Rod Laver on October 10... 

Bringing her "Bangerz" tour downunder: Miley Cyrus.
Bringing her "Bangerz" tour downunder: Miley Cyrus. Photo: Getty Images
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Minor delays now on the Frankston line due to a track equipment fault at Seaford... 

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