Good morning south-west - May 14, 2014

Good morning, south-west! It's hump day but with some good news we'll get you through it.

Weather

Partly cloudy. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20.

Check your seven-day forecast here: Warrnambool  Port Fairy  Hamilton  Portland  Mortlake  Colac

Morning news

Guernsey traditionalists, rejoice! The Hampden interleague's classic bottle green jumper is back. Read about the story behind its return.

The federal budget is out and it looks like roads will be fixed but using them will be more expensive.

Voting has closed for our May Races best dressed competitions - see the winners here.

If you've enjoyed the past few laneway festivals, don't miss the last one this weekend.

Know of something interesting happening in the south-west today? Let us know on Twitter (@WboolStandard), Facebook, email editor@thestandard.com.au, text 04 2784 2029, or call 5563 1800.

Pic of the day

Read the story here: What a beauty Bowie, but what does it weigh?

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with Star Wars director George Lucas (1944), actor Tim Roth (1961) Aussie film star Cate Blanchett (1969), and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (1984). 

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