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Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd case

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murdering George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement's treatment of black Americans.

Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd case

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has been convicted of all three charges of murder and manslaughter in the deadly arrest of George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement's treatment of black Americans. The 12-member jury found Chauvin, 45, criminally...

Icy blast across central Victoria

Yesterday's icy blast from the southern ocean saw temperatures plummet across central Victoria. We almost got to 18 degrees in Bendigo at 11am yesterday, but by 2pm it had dropped back to a fresh 10 degrees. About 5mm of rain hit local gauges. Today, it's a return to sunshine after a chilly start.     Photo...

Cash plus for school activity

Two central Victorian schools have received a cash boost. Both Specimen Hill Primary and Weeroona College will receive $30,000 to help introduce a whole of school approach to physical activity. The schools are among 96 across the state to receive the grant.       IMAGE: Pexels

Council director says CBD hotel a quality boost

A senior City of Greater Bendigo staffer says this week's approval of a new six-storey hotel for the CBD will bring more quality accommodation to the city and boost jobs. Councillors this week approved the Williamson Street development despite multiple objections. Director of Strategy and growth Bernie O'Sullivan says the 105 room...

Woman injured in crash

A crash near Dunolly saw a woman taken to hospital yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred on the Bendigo - Maryborough Road just before 1pm with all emergency services called. The woman suffered upper body injuries.       IMAGE: GCV