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The lunch box - 23/04

The lunch box - 23/04

Have a great weekend everyone!

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State of the market

  • The mixed lead from Wall St. has lead to declines in local markets. At 12:17pm, the S&P/ASX200 was down 12.5 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is at $US0.9252. Gold is down slightly to $US1140 an ounce while oil prices are steady at $US83.7 a barrel.

General News

  • Rugby Rort (1): The Melbourne Storm has been stripped of its Premierships and lost all its competition points after a massive player salary cap rort was revealed.
  • Rugby Rort (2): The administrator of the Melbourne Rebels has quit his post after it was revealed he designed the player salary cap rort.
  • Fire chief quits: The embattled head of the Country Fire Authority responsible during Black Saturday has quit.
  • Kiddy pot: Innocent kids have been used as drug mules in the Northern Territory.
  • Aussie wounded: A Melbourne man has been injured in a grenade attack in Bangkok.
  • Flu vaccine banned for kids: Doctors are being ordered to stop giving Australian children the seasonal flu vaccine after it caused fevers and side-effects.

Sport

  • Rugby: Sponsors lining up to dumb controversial Storm
  • Rugby (2): Cowboys need to perform
  • Racing: Villeneuve to put the vroom in V8s
  • Surfing:Beachley Classic delayed again
  • Horse Racing: Rangirangdoo resting up for glory

Entertainment

  • Polanski's victim loses bid to end sex case.
  • Network bleeps out speech in South Park Muhammad sketch.
  • Howard Stern 'too good' for American Idol.
  • Naomi Campbell strikes over 'diamond' probe.
  • Hulk Hogan body slammed by insurance company.
  • Stephanie Pratt gets naked for bunnies.

    Tomorrow's weather:

    • Sydney: Mostly fine. Min: 20, Max: 29
    • Melbourne: Rain then shower or two. Min:19, Max: 21
    • Brisbane: Mostly fine, possible morning shower. Min: 18, Max: 27
    • Perth: Sunny. Min: 11, Max: 24
    • Adelaide: Shower or two. Min: 17, Max: 23
    • Hobart: Shower or two, becoming windy. Min: 13, Max: 19
    • Canberra: Rain developing. Windy. Min: 21
    • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 24, Max: 34

    Product Wars:

    • Results so far...

  • 1st - Personal computers - 81%
  • 2nd - VHS (with VCR player) - 66%
  • 3rd - Video games consoles - 59%
  • 4th - Brick phones - 57%
  • 5th - Walkman - 56%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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