Hit 96.9 Local News Mon Dec 4

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Two community Flood Recovery meetings are being held in Euroa this afternoon - at the local Theatre.

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Representatives from the CFS, SES, VIC POLICE, Goulburn Valley Water and the Department of Health & Human Services will attend - advising residents on actions being taken as part of the flood recovery process.

Meetings will be at 12:30 and 5:30 this afternoon.

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Meantime the Goulburn River's expected to peak at Shepparton this morning Below the minor flood level - residents downstream are being urged to monitor water levels - with minor flooding likely between Seymour and Kialla West.

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A tragic discovery at Mt Stirling, with the body of Badger Creek man Matthew Fitzpatrick's been discovered following a week of searching.

Recovery crews endured heavy downpours and difficult terrain while looking for the 33-year-old, who was found near the Lower Link Trail yesterday morning.

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A key witness to the suspected hit-run death of 43-year-old Jamieson man Bryce Airs on Mansfield-Wood Point Road two Sunday's ago is being urged to contact police again.

Major Crash investigators say someone submitted detailed information online that has sparked their attention.

They say that person may be able to provide more information that's vital and relevant to the solving the case.

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A disturbing picture's doing the rounds on social media - showing the impacts of littering in the Goulburn Valley.

On the 'Fishing in Shepparton and surrounds' Facebook page - a man has taken a picture of a Murray Cod with a plastic water bottle wedged tightly in its throat.

The angler commenting it was lucky he was able to catch it and pull dislodge the item - the fish surprisingly swam away.

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Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia have awarded Strathbogie Shire's Michelle Bromley with an Individual Achievement Award.

She's the leader of Councils Records Management Team - and has greatly improved workflows and processes at the STRATHBOGIE this year.

CEO Steve Crawcour says she has managed to transfer key council documentation processes onto an electronic system.

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The buckets of rain saw all Cricket and Bowls matches at the weekend surrendered - with draws issued across Round 8 two-dayers in the Haisman Shield - despite a mix of dominant and lacklustre efforts during the last week of November.

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