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in New South Wales as three states
prepare for severe conditions with the mercury set to hit 40 plus. The struggling Aussie families
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to live on $38 a day. A Melbourne man's death
has prompted a call for 6-year-olds to be taught
anger management. The study saying we need to become
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Good morning, welcome to Thursday.

We're very excited today
to be meeting James Earl Jones. Not only is he famous
for being the voice of Vader,

As Beretts said, As Beretts said,, " As Beretts said,, "Awesomeness." As Beretts said,, "Awesomeness.". He's also the famous voice
behind Mufasa in 'The Lion King'. And he's had an amazing career
on the stage too. We'll have some fun with
the 81-year-old later this Sunrise.

He's so classy, isn't he? I wonder his first, words when he was a baby, if his voice was like that. You can imagine it, can't you. (deep voice) mummy.My bottle now.Are you my father.I wish I had a voice like him, I'd kill for it.We would too.

Also for you today - royal target - a feared Afghan warlord launches
a blistering attack on Prince Harry's involvement
in the war. Plus, what a win! COMMENTATOR: What a shot that was.

All is forgiven.

Bernard Tomic knocks off the world
number one, Novak Djokovic, in straight sets at the Hopman Cup.

It's his time of the year, it is when Bernard does it, the onopen time, when Bernard does it, the onopen time, he's good to go.He looks nice.Well, he's been a bit of a dick so far.Good morning!

Good morning. A record-breaking heatwave is expected to hit large parts
of the country over the next few days. Northern parts of South Australia are tipped to reach
almost 50 degrees. There'll be little relief
from the warmer weather which could last up to 10 days. And as the temperatures rise, so does the chance
of serious bushfires. Victoria is bracing for
its longest stretch of extreme heat Investigators will examine
the cause of a bushfire which threatened homes at Kurri
Kurri, north-west of Newcastle. More than 100 firefighters
worked into the night to bring it under control. You've just got to make sure
that they're aware and if anyone sees
anything suspicious just report it to the police. Firefighters not only saved up to
40 homes but also a possum's life. The ringtail's home was destroyed
but she's doing OK despite being a little a singed.

Lifesavers are warning
of more dangerous surf conditions at beaches in South-East Queensland. A young father drowned
in front of his children on the Gold Coast yesterday despite efforts to revive him. A cyclone in the Coral Sea
has weakened. Freda is now a tropical low. But it's still likely to generate
big seas and treacherous conditions into the weekend.

The mother of a teenager charged
with murdering a former schoolmate has broken down in the courtroom as
her son was brought into the dock. The 17-year-old
will remain behind bars while the courts decide if he should
be released on home detention bail. He's accused of shooting
Lewis McPherson in the chest on New Year's Eve in Adelaide. Friends are struggling to come
to terms with their loss. In less than 24 hours, students who
survived the Newtown school massacre will return to class
for the first time. They'll be learning
in a new building adapted to look exactly
like their old one, at a school in a nearby town. Sandy Hook Elementary School
has been closed since the shooting last month when 26 children and teachers
were murdered. Officials say the new school - will
be one of the safest in America. A plague of jellyfish is causing
problems in a Ukrainian resort town. Thousands of the creatures
are clogging up the bay. Marine biologists say a southern wind has pushed
the jellyfish into the area and will move away
when the wind direction changes. But fishermen are happy, saying
they'll draw more fish to the area. Still to come - sweet poison - it's found in almost
all the foods we love but now scientists say this common ingredient
is fuelling the obesity epidemic. Find out what it is,
later in the show. But first, here's Kochie.

With a very important finance report.Not only important, it is party time, Bec. Take a look at this. Everything is rocketing as we speak. The Dow Jones index is up over 200 points.

European markets went on a bender as well. Let's go to our region, exactly the same. European markets, Asian markets, rather, boomed as well. Commodities are all up, across the board.

We've jumped about a cent since this time We've jumped about a cent since this time yesterday. What is causing these financial festivities on the market? Let's go to Craig James at CommSec. Craig, the American politicians sort of went halfway and it brought back the optimism?We were taken back from the brifrn of de-- brink of disaster so it is something to celebrate. So people are waking up going, " are waking up going, "This fiscal cliff stuff was important, wasn't it?" And it happened overnight. The US politicians said taxes cut and spending cut on the same day, we have got to do something about it. They took until the 11th hour to do it but came up with an agreement. It is only a band aid solution, in the next two months they have got to come up with more comprehensive agreement to cut spending and also in terms of raising the federal debt limit. So there is still a fair bit to work, but celebration mode for now. Disaster has been avoided. We're not going to go into recession and this is good news for the share market. We will likely see follow-up gains today. Perhaps bad news with the Aussie dollar rising, it is always good news and bad news for the Aussie dollar rising. So if you are travelling or buying goods over the Internet, the good good is good. I like seeing the survival kit on the desk there, we have the desk there, we have got the Commonwealth Bank CommSec drink bottle. But just to the right, is that the swear jar? The Commonwealth Bank money

The $ The $50 thing?I think it might be. The Commonwealth Bank money box. I love it.I don't know how much is in there.Yesterday it was overflowing apparently.Good to see you, see you tomorrow.

So, Kochie, the fiscal cliff has become the fiscal sandpen dune?Yes, we stepped back and still fair bit of work to go but we avoided the drop.

another glimpse
of his immense potential in a resounding win over
Novak Djokovic at the Hopman Cup. Tomic triumphed in straight sets
6-4, 6-4, giving Australia a dream start
to the tie. The 20-year-old believes he finally has the mental game
to match his physical talents. I've been working on my head a lot and trying to focus in
between points and not, um... ..and not get distracted. (LAUGHTER)

Look, at least he can have a laugh about it.

Serbia fought back
to win the tie 2-1. Djokovic combining
with Ana Ivanovic to defeat Tomic and Ash Barty
in the deciding mixed doubles. Women's world number one
Victoria Azarenka with a dominant victory over
Sabine Lisicki. Azarenka dispatched the talented
German in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. And she'll be back on court
this afternoon

with live coverage on 7TWO from 12:30pm
Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Lleyton Hewitt's also in action.
Check your local guides. The Australian test team is determined to send Mike Hussey
out a winner in today's third and final test
against Sri Lanka at the SCG. Skipper Michael Clarke will have
a 4-man pace battery at his disposal and won't be showing the
injury-ravaged tourists any mercy. In the Big Bash League last night, the Melbourne Renegades
scored a 48-run win over the Adelaide Strikers
at Etihad Stadium.

Bernard Tomic, loves this time of the year, remember the Australian Open last year. Got everyone on board.He seems to be quite humble? Christmas must have been good for him. A time of reflection. Come back a better young fellow.We like that in our young stars.Don't get carried away.Tell you what, Djokovic and Anna Ivanovic are a pretty good-looking couple?They play tennis too.They are a good looking couple.That is so shallow and sexist.But spot on.Let's get the weather with another good-looking fellow? JT?Yesterday, we had a special guest, Winter, my God daughter and today, meet Alera, a 9-month-old baby wombat. Scratch? Here we go. So well behaved. She's great and she likes my shoe laces. This morning, plenty going on weather wise, it is going to be a very hot day in South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. It is going to be even hotter

The situation is over December, we had a really dry month, a large persistent high, sitting over the Great Australian Bight. It means we have got lots of fuel and really hot days. It is going to mean high fire danger over the next couple of days, especially because there will be a big southerly behind it bringing a lot of wind. Be careful, a high fire danger. No fires and take care. Let's look at the forecast around Australia.

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We're going to have so many new friends today. A couple of little Tasmania devils. How old?These guys are seven months old now.You guys have a great program here, trying to build a community that are cancer build a community that are free?Yes, definitely, not a free?Yes, definitely, not collection here at the park and also a very big collection with Devil Ark at Barrington Tops.It is not only fire weather, it is a time when the snakes are out. We will learn how they get the antivenom in case of emergency. We are going to get a new pair of shoe laces because she really likes them, really likes them.Are we coming back to wombats a bit later?Yes, wombats are going to be consistently through the program. Either that or I will need to get a pair of thongs.Don't let him swallow the plastic thing on end, JT, it could be dangerous.He seems to be worrying about it.I am a bit more worries about the Converse.Such a chick thing, more worried about the shoes.Than a wombat. As the country girl.

Still to come -
the push for defensive driving to be made part of
the high school curriculum. It's done in the US,
so should Australia follow? But next - authorities on high alert
in Victoria with warnings of bushfire conditions not seen
since the Black Saturday disaster.

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is positively different to the big rental car companies. Go with the underdog and save. Parts of Australia are bracing
for extreme weather conditions as the mercury tops 40 degrees. In the south-west
of New South Wales, temperatures are expected to be
in the mid 40s until at least next Wednesday. South Australia could break records with temperatures
around the Nullarbor getting close to 50 degrees. And Victoria is about to face
the worst bushfire conditions since Black Saturday with temperatures set
to soar above 40. Meanwhile, in Queensland some
beaches could be closed with waves of up to four meters
predicted. Don White from Weather Watch
is here to explain the extreme weather. Joining us from Melbourne is fire
services commissioner Craig Lapsley. And Sunrise reporter Leisa Goddard
is on the Gold Coast. Good morning to you all. Don, what's causing
these extreme conditions?

Well, look, we had a are very hot and dry weather right through the last part of spring and summer. The monsoon in the north hasn't yet developed, which is very late. So consequently a lot of sunshine over inland Australia and temperatures have been building up for weeks. Every now and then, we get a burst of air coming down ahead of weak changes and it pushes the hot down in the south eastern parts and more populated parts of the country.What parts will be affected?Most of South Australia, the south-west of Western Australia, south-west of Queensland and into Victoria. Yesterday, temperatures reached 48 degrees at a little place called Ayre on the Nullarbor plains. We are expecting 40 until next week in New South Wales. For South Australia, high temperatures in the north. They will push down am to the populated parts of the stateed to and into tomorrow. It will create tomorrow. It will create problems, ahead of this. Especially for Melbourne. So a combination of high winds tomorrow. A weak change will move through Victoria but only affecting the south of the state. The hot weather will stay over the inland and move back into the Melbourne next week.Commissioner, let's go to you, the worst let's go to you, the conditions since Black Saturday will strike fear into the heart of strike fear into the heart of many Victorians, how seriously are you taking it?We are running 8,000 firefighters across Country Fire Authority, department of sustainability and parks Victoria, so the four fire services are on full alert. The key thing is about the community understanding we are moving into a really hot period. Tomorrow, as explained, is the key day. Northerly winds, temperatures across the state will be into the 40s. We are in for a very hot day today, tomorrow in particular, but it extends into midnext week. It is not just about fire but also about heat fatigue for community members. People need to be on their front foot to understand what foot to understand what heat means to them and fire for Victoria. People remember back to 2009, a key day in our history. We will come off that as one of the things that makes sure people get very focused about what they need to do for their family and certainly, holiday times, people are out and about in camping, travelling on roads, so people need to be very attuned to the conditions in Victoria and understand what fire can do, and will do.OK, let's go to Queensland, Lisa. If Queensland, Lisa. 4 metre waves. My goodness! Beaches will be closed because of the dangerous surf conditions I guess someYes, we were supposed on the Gold Coast this morning but we had to make last-minute changes for technical reasons. Like many Queenslanders, we have chosen to come to South Bank. The choice is the pool or the man-made beach like the one at South Bank. The conditions are horrendous and are meant to get worse. The winds are pushing in a tonne of stingers. I was down there yesterday, the blue bottles are enormous. Not a great place to be. Dreadful day yesterday, a 33-year-old man was swimming outside the flags at Coolangatta, which we the flags at Coolangatta, which we know not to do. He didn't make it. The conditions are not expected to get better for the next few days and we are expecting hot days here, so a double whammy for holidays makers and anyone trying to escape the heat. If you are going to head to the beach, at least swim between the flags.Thank you, flags.Thank you, we are going to check with you later in the program, Craig, want to focus on the sort of preparations Victorians should be making so that we just minimise the risk for tomorrow. So, appreciate yourtume for now -- appreciate your time for now, catch up soon.

Ahead on Sunrise - the common ingredient scientists say
is causing the obesity epidemic. Plus, the best industries
to find work in 2013. You'll be surprised
what's come out on top. But next, vote on this - calls for compulsory voting
to be scrapped. More of Sunrise in just a moment.

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Compulsory voting could soon
be scrapped in Queensland as the Newman Government looks to
overhaul the state's electoral laws. Under proposed changes, the 100-year-old law
could be thrown out the door. The state has looked at a Federal
Government recommendation from 1996 that argues "voting could not truly
be considered a right "if people could not exercise
the right not to vote".

Stupid logic. So what do you think? Should voting be a Should voting be a choice rather than a requirement. No, it should be compulsory.What about local elections.The same thing. That is the privilege of being in a democracy. It is what people fought for, to give you the right for a democracy. The least we can do is go out one morning a year.It would be interesting to see how many people wouldn't bother if they didn't have to and then complain about the Government for the next four years. You have got to be involved.Let us know what you think.

If you want to get ahead
in the workplace, it pays to befriend the boss.

A new study of the world's
highest paid people has looked at
how they got their jobs. Most of them weren't chosen for
their qualifications or work ethic but for their personality.

You suck up to the boss.I do so.I tell him his hair looks good. He loves me for it.Or he has got a tan or lost weight.I'm going to try that today.

After the break -
the latest news sport and weather. Then, the call
to make driver education a compulsory subject at school. But will it make any difference
to the road toll?

Just after 6:30.
News time now - here's Bec. Parts of the country are expected to swelter through
a record-breaking heatwave over the next few days. Northern parts of South Australia are tipped to reach
almost 50 degrees. There'll be little relief
from the warmer weather, which could last up to 10 days. Victoria is bracing for its longest
stretch of extreme heat since the Black Saturday tragedy. firefighters spent
the night battling a bushfire, which threatened homes
at Kurri Kurri.

A motorcyclist has died in hospital
after he crashed his bike during a police pursuit
in New South Wales. The rider was stopped at a random
breath testing site on Boxing Day when police discovered
he didn't hold a driver's licence. The 40-year-old sped away
and police took chase before the bike smashed
into a metal pole. He died early this morning. Police are appealing for witnesses
to contact Crime Stoppers. An 18-year-old man will face court
in Melbourne this morning, charged over the death of a man
on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula. Dylan Closter is one of two people accused of brutally bashing
22-year-old David Cassai on New Year's Eve. He's facing charges of manslaughter,
affray and two counts of assault. A 24-year-old will also appear
in court next month. Australia's bestselling baby
formula, Karicare Aptamil Gold, is in short supply because of an overwhelming demand
from Chinese customers. Supermarkets confirmed many
local stores are out of stock but are working
with the manufacturer to secure more of the product. Concern about the quality
of baby formula in China is reportedly the reason
for the demand.

Elephants at a zoo in Germany have
been treated to a special meal - zookeepers gave the animals
Christmas trees. They say the pachyderms
don't like old or dry trees and won't even touch ones that have been standing
in living rooms for weeks. But there was a catch - the elephants had to perform
exercises to receive their rewards.

Hopefully they took the decorations off. Party time on markets arounds the world after those American

dragged the US back from the fiscal cliff. They are still close to the edge but didn't tip over. The Dow is currently up 233 points. European markets were through the roof. Let's switch over to our region yesterday, we had a great day too in anticipation.

The -s& P futures, the spy futures, indicates our market will have another great day today.

All commodities are up, copper included.

Time for sport. Here's Beretts. Australia's determined
to deliver a winning farewell for the retiring Mike Hussey in today's third and final test,
against Sri Lanka in Sydney. The 37-year-old admits he's uncomfortable with the hype
surrounding his 79th and final test and can't wait to get out
onto the SCG. I think in some ways it's nice to be
able to escape all the attention.

Just be able to get out there and play. So I'm looking forward to just getting out there.

The tourists suffered
another setback yesterday with paceman Shaminda Eranga
ruled out with a leg injury. A-League young gun Tomas Rogic is on the verge of switching
to the Premier League. The 20-year-old's set
to join Reading

and the Central Coast Mariners have
reportedly agreed on a transfer fee of more than $500,000. The move will see Rogic playing alongside fellow Socceroo
Adam Federici. Reading's second last
on the Premier League ladder, battling to avoid relegation. Bernard Tomic has recorded the
biggest victory of his career, defeating world number one
Novak Djokovic at the Hopman Cup. The 20-year-old triumphed
in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 but Australia ended up losing
the tie against Serbia 2-1. At the Brisbane International women's world number one
Victoria Azarenka eased into the quarterfinals with a straight-sets win
over Sabine Lisicki. Azarenka will be back on court this
afternoon along with Lleyton Hewitt. Live coverage on 7TWO from 12.30pm
Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

Just double check those times in your local guide. But an exciting time for Australian tennis. Bernard Tomic winning and also, Lleyton Hewitt going pretty well in Brisbane too. Going very nicely leading up to the Australian Open, which you'll see on the

. ?This morning is all about extremes. We have got extreme weather, extreme surf and extreme crocodiles. This is Elvis at the Gosford Reptile Park. Ken is assisting

and the chicken has seen better days.Oh, JT!Higher.I'm wearing shorts because I felt it was the right day to wear shorts.He's angry now.I would have got a bigger stick.Give it to Elvis.Isn't he fantastic, 500 kilos of muscle. They think he is 5 or think he is 5 or -- they think he is 50 or 60 years old. They caught him in Darwin harbour, he was annoying people. Now, he just eats chicken all day.Do not turn your back.

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Alright.

Alright, why not risk it again. Take two.Nice and slow.The thing is slow.We don't want him excited and coming out and eating us too.Up we go. Can he see it properly? There you go. He can have it. Elvis, ladies and gentlemen, has left the building.Elvis is going to marinate that one.

I asked for chicken for breakfast but they found that one.When they did find it, they just held it above Sam.

Stay with us - the push
to include driver education as part of the school curriculum. Plus, the alarming new research linking an everyday ingredient
to obesity. This is Sunrise across Australia.

Good morning, Melbourne, live through the Jetstar sky cam. Mostly fine day and 36 today.

There's a new push
for defensive driver training to be made part
of the school curriculum. The call comes after a deadly crash
this week in South-East Queensland which killed
a 19- and 28-year-old man. They were passengers
in a high-powered Subaru being driven by an 18-year-old. He managed to survive and is
in hospital with serious injuries. The car crashed through trees,
fences and homes in a suburb of Ipswich. Joining me now
is the man behind the calls, Paul, good morning to you. Some US high schools
already include driver training as part of the curriculum. Why do you think Australia
should follow?

Look, we're very good at teaching kids how to get a licence but we're terrible teaching them how to use the car. All these cars with the front wheel, back wheel and four wheel all handle differently. The most important thing we have is our kids. Yet, we teach them how to be good at education but we don't try to save their lives. Some schools do it. We need to follow the American system and make it part of the school curriculum and that way we can save some lives.I guessen this case, with the -- I guess in this case, with the high-powered Subarus, there is more to getting the licence?Correct. In my position you go to the road accidents and see the carnage it causes the families, the communities and everybody. You look at it and talk to the police and say the guy wasn't experienced enough in handling the situation. All of us, I can remember my first crash and the little mistakes I make. It is a crash and hit-learn society now. Some of the schools in Ipswich already have education. Why not put it right across the nation and save our children.Good point. Lr restrictions on -- there are restrictions on P-platers driving V8s and turbo-charged cars in some states, does it need to be everywhere?Absolutely. The different cars, as I said, the front-wheel drive, back wheel drive, wheel drive handsal differently in different situations. We don't teach young kids to handle the car properly. It is where the driver education overseas, or the US works very well. What they do is have a good theory part and a training part. So when the kids leave, they have a good education and know how to handle the car.Let's hope someone is listening.I hope so, thank you.Thank you.

For some of us, the new year
is a time for new beginnings and that could mean
looking for a new job. But what are the top industries
to target? Jarrad Skeen is a Recruitment
Specialist with Talent 2. He joins me from Melbourne. Good morning. Where are the majority
of job opportunities at the moment? Wrrn certainly seeing the healthcare sector take a large chunk of jobs in the last few years. The healthcare sector is not only the employment sector but the fastest growing. We expect the healthcare sector will expect the healthcare sector will be a largeings portion.Not just doctors and nurses but age-care? Yes, age-care will be a large part of the growth and will continue to do as the demand for the services stretches.In the top three you have got retail and manufacturing. All we lade about in the papers is the doom and gloom surrounding retail and manufacturing but they are seeing jobs growing?They are. Retailers still need to do business, as do manufacturers. We have started to see really positive signs in areas like online retailing and E commerce. We certainly expect to see further growth in areas of really specialist skills in both specialist skills in both sectors. Do people looking for a new job need to be more flexible and also prepare a bit more? Sorts of improve your education and retraining?It is a really good point. The traditional full-time employment is not the only aumgz these days. Contracting and -- not the only option. Contracting and part-time employment is growing at a significant rate. We are seeing it in all sectors where contracting is becoming a very strongops. Upskilling is very important. The demand for specialist skills. So if the option is available for individuals to upskill and seek further education, I think it would put them in very good stead.Great advice. Thank you.Pleasure.

For those of us battling the bulge, a new study from the US may have the key to keeping
the weight off this year. Fructose, a sugar commonly used
in processed foods could be encouraging us
to actually eat more. Researchers from Yale University
looked at the way fructose and glucose affect the part of the brain
that regulates appetite. The results showed
that after eating fructose we don't feel satisfied
and are more likely to keep eating. David Gillespie, the author
of 'Sweet Poison', joins us. David, what exactly is fructose?

This is a bit of a fancy name but what exactly is fructose?It is half of what we call sugar, table sugar is half fructose, half glucose. This study is really concerning. Not only does it tell us to stop eating, it actually encourages us to eat more. So they found when they gave somebody a drink that had this stuff in it, which all of the drinks that we would have, know as soft drinks and juices and that sort of thing, have it in as well. When they gave somebody a drink with this stuff in it, it made the person want to eat more.Is it easy to spot?It isn't labelled, which is the hard bit about it. If you pick up a packet of food and look for fructose on the label, you won't find it. At least in the US they label their sugar containing fructose because they call it high fructose corn syrup. It is the same as the sugar we use here, but it is just labelled as sugar here. If you find a packet of something and look at sugar on the label, you can absolutely certain half of it is fructose. If you look for sugar on the label, you will find it is fructose.One thing that concerns me is that it is also in fruit. Is that right?It is in fruit. But the other thing in fruit is fibre. If you eat whole fruit in its original packaging, with the skin intact and eat the whole of the fruit, then you will be getting plenty of fibre, which slows down the absorbtion of fructose. If you slow it down with the fibre in fruit, research shows it does nowhere near as much harm. Most people experience the sensation of being hungry and eating, say, an apple and making them feel more hungry. That is this effect that this study has identified, which that fructose makes you hung reer. - as long as you eat treat in its original packaging you will be fine. But if you take the fructose out and throw the rest away, what we are doing is keeping the dangerous sugar in fruit and throw away the good stuff.When you need a sweet treat you say, nuts, artificial sweeteners and some fats are a good option. Can you give us some amples.When you stop eating sugar, and it is a hard thing to do because it is in every food in some prarkt shelves, when you -- - supermarket shelves, if you eliminate it you will experience cravings, like any other withdrawal such as nicotine. I suggest to stop the craving use things like nuts, or coconut oil, which is very high fat oil and very tasty and people find that a good thing to get rid of the cravings or usual artificial sweeteners if you must. You won't need it for long, just to get you through the periods when the craving are most intense.Thank you. Happy 2013 to you.Thank you. Speaking of health, glaz health, Glasgow University has come out saying bottled water is more dangerous than tap water. They say tap water is inspected rigorously every day but bottled water can have contaminates. You know how we have traces of chlorine to keep infections down, bottled water doesn't. It is packaged and sits on shelf for month.In Australia, our tap water is pretty good.I reckon it is the greatest First World waste of money is to pay for bottled water. You pay more for bottled water than you do for petrol, when the real stuff is for free.As my father said, if you're thirsty, go to father said, if you're thirsty, go father said, if you're thirsty, to the tap.He is a very wise man.

Just ahead -
news, sport and weather including the extreme weather
warning for Australia's south-east as temperatures soar
above 40 degrees. We'll get the latest
from authorities. But next - paparazzo killed - a photographer dies
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Hi, Nelson. A US paparazzo has died
while chasing Justin Bieber.

This is a terrible story, guys. A photographer, as you say, his name was Chris Garra, in his late 20s, he believed he was pursuing Justin Bieber for this great photo op, he thought he had spotted the Biebs in some drug interaction, well it turns out it wasn't even Justin Bieber behind the wheel of the Ferraray. When the -- Ferrari. When he was trying to snap a picture, he was hit by an oncoming car and tragically killed. Miley Cyrus has said no-one should blame Justin Bieber, should blame Justin Bieber, but I don't think anyone is. He has released a statement saying, " released a statement saying, "I wasn't involved with the tragic accident, my thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim. Hopefully it will finally inspire meaningful legislation to protect the lives of police, bystanders and photographers themselves." It is why celebrities like to go to places like Paris where they have antipaparazzi laws.

Russell Crowe has responded
to Adam Lambert's Twitter rant about 'Les Mis'?

Adam Lambert went off on Twitter saying he didn't think the voices were good, specifically pointing out Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman could have the sweetening that Hollywood goes with the celebrity, not the talent. Hello! They have been singing for years. Russell Crowe responded with grace.

So take that, Adam.Yeah. Now, Kim Kardashian, we talked a bit about this yesterday...A bit?Her pregnancy has not been easy.Poor Kim.Well it sure is painful for the rest of us and doesn't show sign of stopping.(laughs) stopping.(laughs).We have to talk about it because it is news. Here is Kim speaking for herself.When people say pregnancy is like, fine and they love it, I would have to disagree.

It's not as easy as people think. It is, you know, a little painful, there is a lot of growing pains. So, but I heard it's all worth it.Hang

(speaks with squeaky voice) let's hope the baby's voice sounds more like Kanye's than hers.She only just

.It is going to be a long pregnancy.Can't you just see mums around the country in pregnancy wards laughing at her?So much Firies battle a blaze
in New South Wales as three states
prepare for severe conditions with the mercury set to hit 40 plus. just how hard it is
to live on $38 a day. A Melbourne man's death
has prompted a call for 6-year-olds to be taught
anger management. The study saying we need to become
buddies with the big cheese in order for a pay rise.

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Kochie and Sam.

Good morning.You sound like Darth Vader. Good morning, great to have your company this Thursday. Let's get straight to the news now. Thanks very much, Sam.

Many parts of Australia are expected to swelter through
a record-breaking heatwave over the next few days. South Australia is bracing
for extreme heat as firefighters warn bushfires
are almost inevitable. We're expecting temperatures in
the mid 40s across South Australia right through until about next week. Victoria is facing its longest
stretch of extreme heat since the Black Saturday tragedy. Firefighters battling a blaze at Kurri Kurri,
north-west of Newcastle, had a scare overnight. As flames took hold of power lines, crews working underneath were
in the firing line of an explosion. (BANG!)

MAN: (ON RADIO) Ah, I'm going
to get an ambulance. MAN 2: (ON RADIO)
Drastic as we thought it was, he was right underneath
the explosion. Firefighters not only saved up
to 40 homes but also a possum's life. Crews found the ringtail in a creek
bed after its home was destroyed. Lifesavers are warning
of more dangerous surf conditions at beaches in South-East Queensland. A young father drowned
in front of his children on the Gold Coast yesterday despite efforts to revive him. A cyclone in the Coral Sea
has weakened. Freda is now a tropical low. But it's still likely
to generate big seas and treacherous conditions
into the weekend. A 35-year-old man charged over
the hit-and-run death of a teenager in Perth could face further charges for allegedly telling police his car
had been stolen after the accident. The vehicle was found dumped
and badly damaged

Witnesses have come forward who saw the 17-year-old
staggering on the road in the hours before his death. He said, "Nah, no worries.
Happy New Year." And, yeah... And he said, "Don't worry about me,
I'm invincible." I said, "You're not invincible." The couple, who already
had three kids in the car, say the teenager told them
he'd been bashed and robbed. Five members of a Sydney family
will face court today charged over a brawl which left
three police officers hospitalised. The fight erupted after police
responded to a domestic dispute. One neighbour claimed the officers
were too heavy handed

as 30 police moved in on the family. Four men and a woman have been
charged with affray, assaulting and hindering police
and resisting arrest. The mother of the three brothers
in custody could also face charges. The family of a Queensland woman
found dead in Bali has been told
she suffered a heart attack. But Denni North's father told
'Today Tonight' he believes she met with foul play. Friends found the 33-year-old's body
in a swimming pool at her house, earlier this week.

I feel...that someone
has done her harm. She's a very strong girl. Flowers have been laid near the bar
where Denni worked. Doctors expect an autopsy will
confirm her death isn't suspicious. In less than 24 hours, students who survived
the Newtown school massacre will return to class
for the first time. They'll be learning
in a new building adapted to look exactly
like their old one at a school in a nearby town. Sandy Hook Elementary School
has been closed since the shooting last month when 26 children and teachers
were murdered. The new school is expected to be
one of the safest in America. Princess Mary and her husband,
Crown Prince Frederik, were among the guests at
a traditional New Year celebration. The event was for members
of the Order of the Elephant - the highest order in Copenhagen. The royal couple are preparing to celebrate their twins'
second birthday next week.

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Ahead this morning -
scrap compulsory voting - why Queensland is looking
to overhaul electoral laws.

Can you do some research on that? It is not just Carlsburg beer?It is ceremonial dressing in Denmark, they have elephants on their uniforms. Well, done, they do.I pay attention to royalty.You don't link elephants to Denmark, do you?Not the natural environment.Nothing elephant with that outfit.A party for packy derms and a party -- pack derms.

European markets are on fire after the American tkpwresz tkpwreszmen pulled the US economy back from the fiscal cliff.

-- the American Congressman pulled the US economy back from the fiscal cliff.

Now, a lot of people say, where do I put my money? I put my money in cash. Bit scared about shares, how will it do? What about property? What about bonds? Well, thanks to CommSec, this is a great chart that tracks the returns since 1989 of bonds, which are the blue scares here. Shares, which is - - blue squares here, shares, the Maroon, residential is the light blue and this is

Residential property has done as well as shares over the medium to long term. Bonds, cash, safety, less risk but you get less return as well. For well. For those people wondering, you have people say I only invest in bricks and mortar, never touch shares.You wonder what Craig James has been doing over Christmas, there you go.

Bernard Tomic has given tennis fans another glimpse
of his immense potential in a resounding win over
Novak Djokovic at the Hopman Cup. Tomic triumphed in straight sets
6-4, 6-4, giving Australia a dream start
to the tie. The 20-year-old believes
he finally has the mental game to match his physical talents. I've been working on my head a lot and trying to focus in between
points and not, um... ..and not get distracted. (LAUGHTER)

Serbia fought back
to win the tie 2-1, Djokovic combining with Ana Ivanovic
to defeat Tomic and Ash Barty in the deciding mixed doubles. Women's world number one
Victoria Azarenka has eased into the quarterfinals
of the Brisbane International with a dominant victory over
Sabine Lisicki. Azarenka dispatched the talented
German in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. And she'll be back
on court this afternoon with live coverage on 7TWO from 12:30pm
Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Lleyton Hewitt's also in action. Check your local guides.

The Australian Test team is determined to send Mike Hussey
out a winner in today's third and final test
against Sri Lanka at the SCG. Skipper Michael Clarke will have
a 4-man pace battery at his disposal and won't be showing the
injury-ravaged tourists any mercy. In the Big Bash League last night, the Melbourne Renegades
scored a 48-run win over the Adelaide Strikers
at Etihad Stadium. Something good about this time of the year, Bernard Tomic hitting his straps, Lleyton Hewitt angry and fighting again.On the court, angry on the court.Yes, take it on the court.Keep it on the court. Thank you, Beretts. Let's get some weather now, morning, JAT.Beretts, you are right, summer means extreme weather conditions and it means extreme snakes.

This is Prudence. This is a king brown. One of the most deadly snakes in the world.That is the king of the king, how big is that fellow?He is two and a half metres long, we are going to try to milk him. This is are going to try to milk him. This is Tim and Jules at the Gosford Reptile Park on the New South Wales coast. When you see snakes around someone's neck for a touristy photo, they are pythons and very

This is is a very dangerous snake so we are staying back. Is he feisty we are staying back. Is he feisty this

He is a gentle giant, Brutusu until it is time to get milked.Just put your cameraman in there?His fangs are hidden behind sheaths of skin, so you got to get him to present to this film on top, present him to that and he'll bite. We need to get both fangs in. One second. He's strong. He has to actually want to bite, there we go. Look at that. Two fangs.My gosh.Look at the venom. That is fantastic. How much venom you going to get out of him this morning?A few mills there but that is enough to knock ofr a few full-grown men.It is how much he can pump into that makes the difference.The world's most toxic snake is the taipan but doesn't kill anyone. But the king brown, he isn't as toxic but makes up for it size. Look how much venom there is.It is giving me the heebie-jeebies, I'm going to step back and give you the forecast.

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Tim, plenty of people live around bush areas in Australia. If you are in areas where snakes live, what are the best things to do?Everyone things the king brown is going to run you down and bite you but they are petrified. 9 out of 10 bites are from people pokeing the snake or trying to kill it. Make your backyard snake friendly or discourage them by not having long grass, timber stacks and wearing long pants when bush walking.JT, can you please get away.I don't want to get near the holes but it looks vicious and very exciting.A lot of venom.Put Brutus away, see you soon.

I'm going to have nightmares about Brut ugs.Wooooh!Move it

Victoria's on high alert with warnings they're facing
the worst bushfire conditions since Black Saturday. Temperatures are set to soar
above 40 degrees until at least next Monday. Strong winds are also expected, making the forecast fire danger
severe across most of the state. Across the border
in South Australia, temperatures are also expected to
hit the mid 40s until next Monday. Parts of south-west New South Wales
will endure similar conditions. While on the Gold Coast
dangerous surf conditions are threatening to close beaches. Let's get the very latest
with Don White from Weatherwatch. The CFA's deputy chief officer
Joe Buffone in Melbourne, in Adelaide,
CFS state coordinator Mal Watts and Sunrise reporter Leisa Goddard
is in Brisbane. Good morning to you all. Don, what's causing these extreme
weather conditions?

Well, we've had very hot and dry conditions right across inland Australia for about six weeks now. We had a near record heat pwave at the end of November. There has been no large intrusion of tropical moisture, which is often the case this time of year so it would cool things down. This has been building for weeks really. It is a very similar pattern to 53 years ago when Australia had itsz record temperature, at Ooodnatta of 57. temperature, at Ooodnatta of 57.4 degrees so we could get close to that in the next few days.The most dangerous conditions since black Saturday, how concerned are you about bushfire risk in Victoria and what should residents be doing to prepare?We have concerned. We had a run of hot weather. You just heard it is very dry. We will have strong northerly winds tomorrow. What we are asking residents to do is be prepared to the highest level. Tomorrow we will have areas that are extreme and severe. It means fires will run very, very hard. They will be potentially uncontrollable. So we want people to be very, very aware of they want people to be very, very aware of their local conditions. Monitor all the emergency broadcasters. Monitor the CFA web site. If you have got a smartphone, down load the CFA app and keep very aware of local conditions and fires in your area. The important thing is, if you are not prepared to the highest level, you should leave early in high fire-risk areas. So if you are physically fit, your house and property is very well prepared, that is the most critical aspect to make sure you are fully prepared. If not, the safest thing is to leave early. Veins, listen -- veins, is-- Victorians, listen to Joe. What is it like in South Australia?We have a number of fires in the state. Two are concerning, one in the Clare Valley at Sevenhill. We have another fire to the west of that, I guess, in the Barrunga west area, near snow town. Aside from that, reasonably warm warning, severe fire danger in eight districts. Worse to come tomorrow. Like Victoria, we want people to maintain situational awareness and make sure people have a bushfire survival plan and are ready to enact it, no matter where they are over the next period of time.OK, Lisa in Brisbane, they are talking about closing beaches, how dangerous are surf conditions along the coast there?Well, Sam, it is really getting whipped up. There is an ex tropical cyclone off New Caledonia pushing up seas. We are seeing treacherous rips. The surf life savers are saying if you are going to the beach, swim bean the flags. They are -- swim between the flags and there are stingers as well. The massive blue bottles. Behind me, we are at South Bank, if you want to be a life saver, this is the place to be. At least the water is calm. Yesterday we saw a terrible tragedy a 33-year-old man swimming outside of the flags at Coolangatta and he drowned in front of his kids. We are expecting numbers to rise of people rescued. The stingers, they had hundreds of people treated for stinger attacks. Really, I don't know if you want to be in the water over the next few days.Such a shame, it is going to be so hot and the water won't be the place to be. It looks like we have got a very hot long weekend ahead. Thank you.

Families Minister Jenny Macklin
is yet to take up a challenge that she could survive
on just $35 a day. Ms Macklin has been heavily
criticised for claiming
she could live on the dole. Sunrise correspondent Nick Etchells
joins me now. And Nick, you've spent some time with a family who face
that challenge every day.

Yes, look, I did. A single mother. This is what we are talking about here. It is single mothers being downgraded from single-parent payment on to the dole, essentially, new start allowance. new start allowance.T yesterday -- yesterday I went and met a mother who is living on not much more than a new start allowance and will go down to the allowance of around $ down to the allowance of around $38 a day. It is a very complex issue but when you look at someone trying to live on that amount of money, it is very simply a different thing to do.

Wait, wasn't it my turn? The Lomax family
playing card games - it's about the only entertainment
they can afford. I struggle on what I'm on now,
on the single parent pension. As it is, I've had to go to places
like Wesley Mission Amber is the single parent
of 9-year-old Alexander and 7-year-old Ethan. It brings you down. You want your kids to be happy and
healthy and have the best in life. She shares a room with her kids
at her mother's house at Lilydale and without her mum,
she'd be homeless. Just a 2-bedroom flat is $300
in Lilydale, which is an outer Melbourne suburb. That would be 70% of Amber's income
so renting a house is a pipe dream. Currently, she gets $46 a day
on the single parenting payment. Under the Government's changes,
that will drop to just $35 a day. It's the minister's way of forcing
single parents back to work. But Rob Evers
from the Wesley Mission says such a small payment makes it harder
to find a job, not easier. They certainly can't do it
on the amount of the dole as it stands at the moment.

The crowds down there and these prices,
everything's getting so expensive. Amber's mum, Heather,
has been working two jobs to help feed and clothe the family.

The price of clothing, they put their knees through clothes, you got the school uniforms, the fees, it is just impossible.

Both have been angered
by Jenny Macklin's claim she could live on $35 a day. That's rubbish, that's a joke.
No-one could live on that. Sunrise correspondent Nick Etchells
with that story. Now one MP who has taken up
this very challenge is Rachel Siewert from the Greens. Good morning, Rachel. $35 a day is not very much.
How did you get by?

It is very defendant. You are right -- different, you are right, it is not a lot of money. In the end, when I took out the essential things, I was left with $ was left with $11. was left with $11.25 for the entire week. It didn't include meeting insurance, bothin' clothes, purse -- clothing, personal items, doctor was p bills. It proved you can't live on $ p bills. It proved you can't live on $35 a day. You exist and that is it. The government would say that could encourage people to get out and get a job. We saw in Rachael's package, her mother works two jobs. A lot of people sit there and say why can't she get a job rather than mum work two.There are a couple of things here, first off, the Government says they are moving single parents to New Start to encourage single parents to work, when 45% of single parents are already in some form of part-time work. They are trying to balance work and caring for their family. Secondly, what the research is showing if you force people to exist in poverty, it becomes yet another barrier to employment. So it is actually not true to say you keep the dole low you force people into work. People who are unemployed in Australia at this stage face many barriers to employment. For example, one in three is over 45 and suffering age discrimination and can't find work. Single parents, people with a disability. What we need to do is increase the dole by $ need to do is increase the dole by $50 a week, to help people not exist in poverty, but secondly, we need to improve employment services hootep people overcome the barriers to employment.Really good points. Thank you, Rachael.Thank you.

The death of a young man
on New Year's Eve has sparked calls for children as young as six
to be taught anger management and conflict resolution. 22-year-old David Cassai was
allegedly attacked by a gang of men while celebrating on Victoria's
Mornington Peninsula. He was punched in the face
and fell onto a brick footpath. A teenager has now been charged
with manslaughter. I'm joined now
by Sunrise parenting expert and child psychologist
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg. Good morning. How does teaching young children
anger management benefit them later in life?

Well, the research is quite clear, not just anger management, conflict resolution, the whole gamut of social and emotional competencies reduces anxiety and increases thinking and creates a better performance in schools. So what you have is a well--rounded individual to deal with stresses in their environment.You also believe kids should be taught self defence in PE classes? How does that work?There is no longitudinal evidence in Australia for this but overseas studies suggest if you teach kids self defence what happens is they have greater self confidence and stronger body language and they exude an air of invincibility and they are less likely to be victims. So I would like to see a longitudinal trial of it in primary schools.What role to parents play in this? Schools have an important role but what about parents?Parents do, I would like parents to log on to kidsmatters. to kidsmatters.Edeu. It is there, endorsed by Beyond Blue, the Australian Psychological Society but it is not universal. I want parents to teach their kids awareinize of what -- awareness, don't wrap them in cotton wool but teach them what to look for and how to cope in frightening situations.Thank you for joining us.Pleasure.

A big win overnight
for Bernard Tomic. The 20-year old Aussie tennis ace
had a resounding win over world number one Novak Djokovic
at the Hopman Cup in Perth. Bernard says he finally has
the mental game to match his physical talents. I've been working on my head a lot and trying to focus in between
points and not, um... ..and not get distracted. (LAUGHTER) Tomic won in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. Let's get more reaction now.
I'm joined by Beretts. This is quite a win
for young Bernard, isn't it?

He has been a bit of a boofhead over the last year and annoyed a lot of the last year and annoyed a lot Australians. Is all forgiven if he wins a few?The great Australian tradition. You want to trow away most of last year for him. He has been in trouble with his car on the Gold Coast, with his mates in the spa on the Gold Coast. He fell out with Australia's Davis Cup team when he played a pretty ordinary tie there as well. But you would have to say he is back in town. We saw him doing mazing things at the Australian Open last year to round four when he was only knocked out by Roger Federer. Knocking out the world No. world No.One, and the Australian Open champion, Djokovic in the lead-up to the open, it is big. Where does he go from here?Bunker down and pluvon to the Australianope -- move on to the Australian Open. I think you might find him in Kooyong this year but everyonely, the onopen and try to progress deep into the second week of the Australian Open. Love a winner.Sure do, go Bernard.

News, sport and weather
is just ahead on Sunrise. Then, buddy buddy with the boss. What we apparently need to do
for a payrise. Plus, mmm bop! One of our favourite performances
from last year - boy band brothers Hanson.

Welcome back to Sunrise.Here is Bec at 7:30.

A record-breaking heatwave is expected to affect parts
of the country over the next few days. Some areas in South Australia are
tipped to reach almost 50 degrees. There'll be little relief
from the warmer weather, which could last up to 10 days. Victoria is bracing for its longest
stretch of extreme heat since the Black Saturday tragedy. And in New South Wales, firefighters spent
the night battling a bushfire, which threatened homes
at Kurri Kurri. Very close, the wind was up. And, yeah, we grabbed some of our
stuff and put it in the car. Crews also managed to save a possum
whose home was burnt in the fire. One of two people charged over
the death of a man on New Year's Eve will face court in Melbourne
this morning. 18-year-old Dylan Closter is accused
of brutally bashing David Cassai on Victoria's Morning Peninsula. He's facing charges of manslaughter,
affray and two counts of assault. A 24-year-old will also appear
in court next month. Australia's bestselling baby
formula, Karicare Aptamil Gold, is in short supply because of an overwhelming demand
from Chinese customers. Supermarkets confirmed
many local stores are out of stock but are working
with the manufacturer to secure more of the product. Concern about the quality
of baby formula in China is reportedly the reason
for the demand. Singer Mariah Carey touched down
in Sydney overnight ahead of her long-awaited concert
in the city. The pop diva and her husband,
Nick Cannon, emerged from the plane holding their 18-month-old twins,
Moroccan and Monroe. Fans will be hoping tonight's
performance runs more smoothly than her Gold Coast performance where she reportedly
had sound system problems. Australia's determined to deliver
a winning farewell for the retiring Mike Hussey in today's third and final test
against Sri Lanka in Sydney. The 37-year-old admits he's uncomfortable with the hype
surrounding his 79th and final test and can't wait
to get out onto the SCG. I think in some ways it's nice
to escape all the attention and just be able to get out there
and play, so I'm looking forward
to just getting out there. The tourists suffered another
setback yesterday with paceman Shaminda Eranga
ruled out with a leg injury. Bernard Tomic has recorded
the biggest victory of his career, defeating world number one
Novak Djokovic at the Hopman Cup. The 20-year-old triumphed
in straight-sets 6-4, 6-4 but Australia ended up losing
the tie against Serbia 2-1. At the Brisbane International, women's world number one
Victoria Azarenka eased into the quarterfinals with a straight-sets win
over Sabine Lisicki. Azarenka will be back on court this
afternoon along with Lleyton Hewitt. Live coverage on 7TWO from 12:30pm
Eastern Daylight Savings Time. A-League young gun Tomas Rogic is on the verge of switching
to the Premier League. The 20-year-old's set
to join Reading and the Central Coast Mariners have
reportedly agreed on a transfer fee of more than $500,000. In Premier League action
this morning, Liverpool is dominating its clash
with Sunderland at Anfield. First half goals from teenage
prodigy Raheem Sterling and star striker Luis Suarez have given the Reds a 2-0 lead.

Time for a check of your weather right now. JT is waking up with Australia's wildlife this morning. We've had everything from brown snakes to crocodiles and little crocodiles.These are alligators actually.Oh.They are going through their breeding cycle at the moment and here at the Gosford Reptile Park, they have a captive population. Behind me is a big net and there are eggs. The conditions here are more extreme. They need to get the eggs out or they will fry. If they do hatch, the alligators will eat the baby alligators. So what we are what we are going to do is get the eggs out. Mum is not going to be very happy about that. Anything could happen. Let's look at the forecast.

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A high is keeping Tasmania,
South Australia and Victoria dry and is clearing skies
in New South Wales. Troughs are drawing extreme heat
from western and central Australia into South Australia, Victoria
and western New South Wales and very warm air to Tasmania. The troughs are also triggering
thunderstorms in WA and across the tropics.

So in half an hour, think Matt Wright, think Steve Irwin.Yes, Matt Wright my old buddy, Crocodile Wrankler.You spent a day with him in the Northern Territory?Five great days.I can see the twinkle in your eye.You just don't turn your back on more crocodiles please.

spotting people with metal detectors
scouring Bondi Beach on New Year's morning. Well, our next guests were doing the
same thing but on the Gold Coast. Some might say they're scavengers, but Lyndi MacRae and David Turner
like to think of themselves as treasure hunters. And while they didn't make
their best finds on Tuesday morning, a few hours work resulted
in handfuls of coins and some jewellery.

Lyndi and David join me now.
Good morning, guys. David, when is it a good time
to go prospecting?

Whenever there has been lot of people on a beach and a big event. OK. Like New Year's Day, I guess. Lindy, this has become a real passion for you both. What is the most valuable thing you have found most valuable thing you have found? You got anything to show us?Yes, because of the newspaper article on New Year's Day, I was tracked down and we were able to do a jewellery rescue last night. That is one of my valuable things. I also did one a year ago. I did send an image in, a gold heart pendant and we will return it to Peta this return it to Peta this afternoon.So that's nice, David, you just don't get the stuff and flog it for the cash. You try to match it back up with the owners?Yes, you get into this hobby for making lots of money, you are not in the right hobby. It you are not in the right hobby. is more about getting the items and the treasures when you find them.I like that, a jewellery rescue, very romantic. Where are the best places to go prospecting. Please give us your secret beaches?No secret beaches, times and tides, strong weather, with the cyclone will hit the beaches soon, dig down. But research from the library, seeking permission and.How much do the metal detectors cost?You can start from $200 up to $ from $200 up to $3,000. It depends on what you want to achieve with them. You can still find things with a $ a $200 detector but it is a learning curve. I learned all mine with David, so lucky for me. A big learning curve.Do you find it relaxing when you are just walking along?Yes, relaxing, part of a meditation, I guess, you go into the zone where can I find it. When you hear the beep, you hear the beep, you can seek out what is in there. Mpts a bit like --a bit like fishing really.Thank you, romance and prospecting.Good luck. Bebut you couldn't listen to your iPod.You would be sweeping like this.You can't have everything.

Still to come - brownnose the boss.

Who wrote that?

The study that says if you want that
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That's an age-old art, tell us what works.

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They were one of the biggest boy
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