Good morning, south-west! Have a happy Friday.
Today in the south-west: Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Isolated showers from the late morning. Winds west to southwesterly and light. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.
City traders continue to oppose a proposed marketing levy, now distributing posters to show unity.
Parents at Warrnambool Primary School are being asked to vote on a radical proposal to shorten school finish time by 10 minutes because of a bus network timetable adjustment.
In world news, some of Australia's top clothing labels are employing migrant workers for up to 15 hours a day in sweatshops while paying them as little as $5 an hour, according to court documents lodged by the textile union.
Have you voted for this year's Wedding of the Year?
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If today is your birthday you share the date with tennis player Björn Borg (1956), American actor Paul Giamatti (1967), comedian Colin Quinn (1959), British skateboarder Jeff Rolwey, and guitarist Steve Vai (1960).