Good morning south-west - June 5, 2014

Good morning, south-west! 

Weather

Today in the south-west: Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the north. The chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

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

Morning news

Results are fairly split in our state election poll, taken in light of the government crisis in Parliament this week. Meanwhile, voters are facing a week-long wait over the government’s future.

The owners of Warrnambool's Gallery Nightclub are taking over the Whalers Hotel

An RMIT report says there's no guarantee Telstra's Warrnambool exchange fire won't happen again or somewhere else.

It's Thursday so make sure you check out our Throwback gallery, showing what made news this week 10 years ago.

June 2004 - Brauer College students Trisha Patten, 14, Sophie Payne, 13, Lydia White, 15, and sitting on floor is Jamie Jenkins, 15.

June 2004 - Brauer College students Trisha Patten, 14, Sophie Payne, 13, Lydia White, 15, and sitting on floor is Jamie Jenkins, 15.

In sport, our WDFNL FootyHQ video asks 'Can any teams catch Panmure this season'? Watch and find out.

Have you voted for this year's Wedding of the Year? 

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: Warrnambool laneway mural draws local interest

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with actor & Mark Wahlberg (1971), pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman (1972), British comedian Ross Noble (1976) and model Lara Bingle (1987). 

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