Good morning south-west - June 2, 2014

Good morning, south-west! We hope you had a fantastic weekend. If you were too busy to keep up with the news, you're in the right place.

Weather

Today in the south-west: Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. The chance of showers. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

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

Morning news

Workers in the region are making a plea to Premier Denis Napthine to protect the Renewable Energy Target and save the wind industry.

A paraglider died after apparently suffering a mid-air medical emergency at Mount Richmond on Friday - the second south-west paraglider death in the past 12 months.

Catch up with the weekend's footy and netball news at Footy HQ:

Vandals left a trail of destruction in Warrnambool’s north yesterday.

Have you voted for this year's Wedding of the Year? Read each of the profile's below:

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

Accident victim Peter Mahony (centre) donated $10,000 to the Port Fairy SES, which was used to buy the combined cutter/spreader received by SES controller Stephen McDowell (right) and SES member Nicholas Seekamp.

Accident victim Peter Mahony (centre) donated $10,000 to the Port Fairy SES, which was used to buy the combined cutter/spreader received by SES controller Stephen McDowell (right) and SES member Nicholas Seekamp.

Read the story here: Life-saving gift for Port Fairy SES

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with actors Wayne Brady (1972), Wentworth Miller (1972),  Zachary Quinto (1977), explorer of New South Wales, William Lawson (1774), and former Aussie cricketers Mark and Steve Waugh (1965).

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