Goulburn Valley News - Triple M 95.3 Thurs Sept 14 2017

Help locate these fugitives

Goulburn Valley News - Triple M 95.3 Thurs Sept 14 2017

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Victoria police are seeking to locate two men on outstanding warrants, who may currently be in the area.

43-year-old Shane Doherty's wanted for contravening a court order - and is known to frequent Shepparton.

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29-year-old John Filliponi's recently failed to appear at court in relation to traffic matters - and may be presiding in Numurkah or Shepparton.

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Anyone with information on either of the men should call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Murray River Paddlesteamers are in the running to win the Innovations Category of the 2017 Green Globe Awards for NSW.

One of their former engineers created a way to re-use engine oil across their fleet of steamers, by heating the oil in a centrifuge to re-condition it.

Managing Director Rowan Burgess says this revelation will hopefully see engine-oil used again and again for various tasks.

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Suicide prevention's the key today, with support groups throughout the GV uniting for R U OK day. 

It falls in the same week as World Suicide Prevention Da, the catch cry this year calling on friends and family members to 'Take a minute, Save a life'.

Lifeline Executive Director Allan Woodward says days like today play a big part in bringing social issues such as this to the forefront.

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An Afro-beats celebration is coming to Shepparton this Saturday, celebrating the life and achievements of Fela Kuti.

The Nigerian artist died 20 years ago - but left a huge legacy on the genre and the industry.

Multicultural Arts Victoria's Anita Larkin says the visual artist who designed 26 album covers for Fela Kuti will be in attendance, as well as an Afro-beat Orchestra from Melbourne.

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Former Carlton Veteran Andrew Walker has inked a deal with the Echuca Bombers for the 2018 GVL season, set to run around as player/coach.

The Echuca export is hoping to bring the club to a premiership, and improve competitiveness across the league.

Walker retired from the AFL in 2016 due to Osteoarthritis, after 202 games and kicking 139 goals, however his pain levels have now dramatically reduced.

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Mooroopna's Laitham Vandermeer, Picola United's Tom Boyd and former Strathmerton boy Louis Pinnuck have been named in the squad for the AFL Young Guns game, taking place this weekend.

38 TAC Cup players will attempt to stake a claim in front of AFL recruiters. 

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