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(generated from captions) This morning - to her son killed by a train. a brave mother pays tribute the Queensland flood inquiry. The big insurers to finally front off a golf course. And the tricky task to move a plane with Samantha Armytage. VOICEOVER: This is Seven Early News by a train west of Melbourne A little boy struck and killed of seriously ill children will help save the lives by donating his organs. as a loving cheeky boy 3-year-old Ethan is being remembered who's life was tragically cut short. For a mother in mourning, to honour her little boy. Michelle shows immense strength by the sudden loss We are deeply saddened always-affectionate little boy. of our cheeky, mischievous, of a V/Line train, when he wandered into the path of the family's backyard. playfully venturing from the safety emergency services could bear. The tragedy was more than at the Royal Children's Hospital Paramedics, police and doctors to try and save Ethan. worked in vain His family are eternally grateful. thank all of those involved We would like to sincerely looking after Ethan at the scene with their efforts in and on the way to the hospital. in intensive care The toddler spent a day severe head and chest injuries but lost his fight against on Tuesday. was tragically cut short, While Ethan's life to live on by donating his organs. his family wants his memory And this will hopefully from suffering. prevent another family or families around Ethan's grieving parents. The community of Wallace has rallied also hit by the train A 4-year-old girl from the accident. is still recovering Correction: has finally been released from hospital. to face court in Victoria today, A 31-year-old man is expected charged over a double homicide of Casterton. in the small south-western town were both stabbed to death. A 25-year-old man and a 38-year-old Two others were injured. "I killed my father" Just yelling, you know, and stuff like that, dispute lead to the attacks. It's believed a neighbourhood of a Sydney woman The mother and the partner helicopter crash killed in a New York with serious injuries. remain in hospital trapped in the back of the chopper Restaurant owner Sonia Marra was yesterday. as it sank in the East River The 40-year-old was on a holiday to celebrate her birthday. that she'd booked people loved her. She always had a smile on her face, She was Newtown. Just fantastic. is under investigation. The cause of the helicopter crash is dead A West Australian school principal for life after a holiday tragedy. and his 7-year-old son is fighting were at Fortescue Falls Chris Majewski and son, Patrick, in the Pilbara an embankment. when the boy slipped down grabbed his son's leg The 31-year-old and together they plunged 14 metres. Chris died at the scene. critical head injuries. Patrick suffered to start the school holidays It's a very sad way the young fella and our thoughts are with from this ordeal. and we just hope he can pull through He leaves a wife and three children. the Queensland flood inquiry today Insurance company bosses will front since the disaster. for the first time have already told the commission Angry policy holders in ongoing disputes they've been locked their homes to flood. over what caused will be among the insurers CGU, Allianz Insurance and the NRMA to respond to the accusations today. has wrapped up in Canberra The 2-day tax forum it was more than just a talk-fest. with the government insisting Independent MP Rob Oakeshott says raised at the event there were some very real outcomes than before the forum. and we are better placed now what is an unsustainable tax setting If we are serious about getting for the next 40 or 50 years a sustainable one and turning it into more work to do. we've got a hell of a lot a number of ideas raised The government wants to pursue to help struggling businesses including measures for individuals. and to lift the tax free-threshold around the country Qantas is ramping up security job tomorrow and again on Monday. as workers prepare to walk off the more travel disruptions and delays Passengers can expect across the country. for two hours tomorrow afternoon on Monday, Engineers will then strike in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. walking off the job for four hours become more politically correct Australian passports could soon to help include same-sex parents. the government is considering In a move already flagged in the UK and "parent 2" the option of choosing "parent 1" for mother and father. beside the column The changes could be enforced application system is introduced. when an electronic passport The department says from same-sex parents it is acting on feedback parental consent forms. who have difficulty in completing a prison escapee WA police have recaptured who spent a week on the run at Royal Perth Hospital. after giving his guards the slip Ronald Joseph Rowles was found 51-year-old convicted bank robber late yesterday. in Perth's northern suburbs A dedicated team of detectives since last Wednesday. have been working around the clock for us to catch the man Sometimes it takes a bit longer but we always catch our man. a Westpac bank It's alleged Rowles robbed two hours after his escape. charged with aiding his getaway. Two men and a woman have also been at Serco, New allegations are being levelled immigration detention centres. the company that runs Australia's is claiming A former worker at Christmas Island some younger than 18, administrative staff, in March. were made to confront rioters had any security training. None of the workers and kitchen staff They sent out admin we had more staff on the floor. to make the numbers look as though and sent down to the front line. So we were put into the blue shirts Federal Police eventually had to be called in. Serco says it's been unaware of the allegations until now. A Sydney woman spotted kissing England rugby captain Mike Tindall is believed to have gone into hiding after she was revealed as his former girlfriend. The blonde was seen partying with him in New Zealand while his new wife Zara Phillips was back home. Sitting in Sydney traffic, she appears to have no worries. But English ex-pat Jessica Palmer has found herself at the centre of a royal row. MAN: Is there anything you'd like to say to Zara? No, I'm sorry. Nothing? She's the mystery woman who was caught on camera kissing English rugby star Mike Tindall But when questioned by a press pack in Sydney last night, she was tight-lipped. Anything to say to Zara? No comment. The nightclub incident, captured on CCTV, came just six weeks after Tindall married Zara Phillips - granddaughter of the Queen. that Tindall and Palmer might have been romantically involved in England, before he met his wife. For tough centre Tindall, it all comes during a lacklustre World Cup campaign by England, lucky to scrape through to the finals. COMMENTATOR: Well, he was asking a lot. Zara is said to have dismissed the nightclub vision as innocent, but it remains to be seen how the Royal Family reacts. Being in the doghouse is one thing, ending up in the tower is another. Now for your first look at Thursday's weather. Coming up on 'Sunrise' at 6:00am - the new scientific discovery about how the brain deals with stress. But next on Seven Early News, a plane makes an emergency landing on a Perth golf course. And, thousands rally against austerity cuts in Greece. which landed on a golf driving range in Perth yesterday. The Cessna 182 dropped off a group of people who were parachuting when it started to experience engine trouble. The pilot decided trying to reach the airport was too risky. There were big powerlines in the way and I'd rather put down in the golf course rather than end up in some powerlines. No-one was hurt and the skydiving company is hopeful the plane will be able to take-off again from the fairway. While breast cancer is normally associated with women, men are being reminded the disease can also affect them. New research reveals the number of cases of male breast cancer has been on the rise since 2006. I overlooked a pimple and now I'm fighting for my life. For the last four years Ray Saez has been waging war against his own body. And I don't ever think anybody ever expects to be told they have cancer. Stricken with a very rare form of breast cancer, known as inflammatory breast cancer, Saez says the first signs he was sick were easy to overlook. I mean, it looked exactly like a pimple. I didn't think anything about it. When the third one came up I figured, "OK, it'll pop", but instead of it popping it actually inverted my nipple. The diagnosis was grim. He's kept isolated to protect him from diseases and friends and family must disinfect and wear special clothing when visiting. His only real hope for a longer and fuller life lay with a specialty research clinic in Texas. I guess, when they saw that the type of cancer that it was and the fact that I was a male, they called me back the very next day and actually wanted me there two days later. Unfortunately, infections and an already cash-strapped budget has left him grounded. If anybody has been through this they know that it is just torture for the family. And to watch him go through this for this long and to know that he is still fighting. Now, Ray and his family to make men aware that women aren't the only ones susceptible to breast cancer. Be smart. Don't let anything, don't overlook anything because you never know what it could be. When your wife does her test every month, when she checks herself, check yourself at the same time. A 24-hour strike is under way in Greece in protest over national austerity measures. Earlier, thousands of angry demonstrators clashed with riot police in the Greek capital. Authorities were forced to use tear gas on the crowds after they were pelted with stones. The protesters marched through the city centre, declaring the new measures are unfair. The renewed violence comes as the country tries to avoid bankruptcy. Schools and government offices are closed while flights are grounded as part of the strikes. A large container ship has run aground on a reef off New Zealand's North Island. The vessel is believed to be carrying 1,700 tonnes of heavy oil, sparking fears of an environmental disaster. Maritime authorities say they are monitoring the ship. There has been a light sheen of oil detected but certainly, from our indication, that is hydraulic oil and it is not heavy fuel oil. None of the 25 crew onboard at the time were injured in the incident. Supermodel Kate Moss has made a glamorous return to the runway closing Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week show. Designer Marc Jacobs chose 60s-inspired feminine pieces in a range of pastel hues. The fairground-themed collection was made complete by a moving carousel. I absolutely loved it, I genuinely loved it. I could watch it for hours. I just want to live in that world. It could be one of Jacob's last shows for Vuitton, with rumours he will move to Christian Dior. Your first finance this Early News: Wall Street has rallied. Vanessa Amorosi performs live in the studio. But next on Seven Early News, young gun Tim Moltzen caught in an NRL tug-of-war. And another Aussie blasts a century in the Twenty20 Champions League. (DISTANT CHEERING) Come on! Well done, Term Deposit! Order for Savings Account Number 489500. VOICEOVER: Is this how your bank sees you? Come on, 489500.

With Suncorp Bank, you're more than a number. That's why we have real people on the phone and switching specialists in every branch. Isn't it time you switched? The mother of a toddler killed by a train has paid an emotional tribute to her little boy, revealing his organs will be donated to save other lives. A Sydney woman is being remembered as fun and energetic after she died in a helicopter crash in New York. Insurances bosses are preparing to front an inquiry for the first time into the Queensland flood disaster. Now it's over to Mark Beretta with all the day's sport. Thanks, Sam. Good morning. The 2012 NAB Cup is looming as the likely target of strike action if the AFL is unable to resolve its pay dispute with the players The AFL will hold more talks with the players association today in the hope of resolving the dispute before trade week. But if the latest round of negotiations are unsuccessful there's an increasing likelihood that the players will sit out the NAB Cup in protest. The players also have the option of taking the matter to the Supreme Court. It has emerged that star Geelong on-baller Joel Selwood played most of the AFL finals series with a broken hand. Selwood is expected to be named as Cameron Ling's successor after the Cats skipper confirmed his retirement yesterday. I think I've pushed everything I could out of my body, personally, and it was just time. Defender Darren Milburn is also expected to retire and ruckman Brad Ottens is weighing up his future. Legs aren't getting any quicker So, I'll just, I'll enjoy it for a couple of weeks and work it all out. North Melbourne midfielders Daniel Wells and Andrew Swallow were declared joint winners of the Kangaroos' best-and-fairest award last night. A bitter NRL tug-of-war is developing between the Tigers and the Dragons over the services of utility Tim Moltzen. St George Illawarra signed Moltzen to a 3-year deal in July but the full-back was never granted an official release. Wests Tigers now want Moltzen to honour his original contract which ends next year. The Dragons issued a statement last night which made it clear they expect the 23-year-old to be playing in the red-and-white next season. Kurtley Beale admits the Wallabies may have to play boring rugby to win the World Cup Beale has urged his team-mates to be patient in Sunday's quarterfinal against the Springboks. But it seems to have fallen on deaf ears with playmaker Quade Cooper promising to maintain his attacking mindset. If we park any ability or confidence That we have in our, in what we do, I am sure that will work in advantage for the opposition. So we don't want to go inooshell. Robbie Deans will name his side tomorrow. South Australia has been eliminated from the Twenty20 Champions League after a heartbreaking 2-wicket loss to Bangalore this morning. An unbeaten century from Daniel Harris powered the Redbacks to 2/214 But despite a 5-wicket haul from Shaun Tait the Royal Challengers were able to pull off a stunning chase on the final ball of the match. COMMENTATOR: That ball's travelling into the stands. This is the most incredible finish I've ever seen to a T20 game. Bangalore will now take on New South Wales in the semifinals. The V8 Supercars will roar into action at Mt Panorama today with three practice sessions ahead of Sunday's Bathurst 1000. despite his horror opening-lap crash last year. It was It was probably one of the most frightening moments I've had. But I think thankfully it was not so much my fault but a component failure of something rolling off the rim it is easier to digest. Seven's live and exclusive coverage from Mt Panorama gets under way tomorrow. Unheralded trainer Ron Leemon is out to strike a blow for the battlers in this weekend's Group 1 Caulfield Guineas. Leemon will saddle up Manawanui in the million-dollar feature. And while race favourites Helmet and Smart Missile are both owned by billionaires, Leemon is just a battler who's on the ride of his life. I think any small stable, you don't think you're going to get a horse like this but it does happen its happened to me. and fortunately for me it's happened to me. Leemon knocked back a million-dollar offer for Manawanui just before the gelding took out the Group 1 Golden Rose. Don't we love those Don't we love those stories at this time of year, heading into time of year, heading into the Spring Racing Carnival. Love this time of year, thanks. Weather next. On Friday, September 23, buy yourself a little quiet time for ovarian cancer research. One card entitles you to five minutes of blissful silence. Just hold up the card whenever you need a break from children, colleagues or... Oh. ..even a mate. Support ovarian cancer research and help stop the silent killer. Yeah... (GASPS)

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