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The lunch box - 16/10

The lunch box - 16/10

Spring Lunchin’

As colour comes back into nature, and with temperatures warming, we’re here to brighten your lunch with the tastiest bits of news for the day.

Channel latest

Product Wars: Wacky MP3 players Do you prefer the Hand grenade MP3 or the Crucifix MP3? Have your say in this week's ARN Product Wars! (Click here to vote)

  • Final results for Product Wars: ICT Addictions:
  • 1st - The Internet - 90%
  • 2nd - Laptop - 71%
  • 2nd - Mobile Phone - 71%
  • 4th - PSP - 55%
  • 5th - Blackberry - 53%

State of the market

  • The markets dropped sharply in early trading, then recovered, before slipping back in afternoon trading. The S&P/ASX200 closed down 23.5 points at 4836.4.
  • The Aussie dollar is on an upward march and sells for $US0.9264. Gold has taken a 1.32 per cent hit and is down to $US1050.6 an ounce while oil is up to $US77.6 a barrel

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For the weekend:

  • This week we cam across a remarkable little site that will be a massive help when planning all future weekend activities: Weekend.com.au offers up some great information about places to stay and weekend ideas to try. Have a look – it might just inspire you.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 12, Max: 21
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 17
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 26
  • Perth: Fine. Hot. Min: 15, Max: 33
  • Adelaide: Light morning shower. Min: 9, Max: 17
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 6, Max: 14
  • Canberra: Fine, sunny. Min: 4, Max: 19
  • Darwin: Fine, dry and sunny. Min: 25, Max: 36

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