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This program is captioned live. Good morning. There are fresh concerns this morning, that a wind change in fire-ravaged northern NSW will b push an out of control bushfire closer to homes. With 33 properties already reduced to ruins. Nine's Sylvia Jeffreys is in Coonabarabran for us. What's the situation on the ground right now? Well, Amelia, right now, fire crews are trying to take advantage of more favourable weather conditions. There are more than 100 firefighters out there today, joined by bulldozers and 18 aircraft to tackle the large blaze. The priority today is to strenghtian containment lines around Warrumbungle National Park, all throughout the day. They were out there overnight trying to do so as well. The priority is to take advantage while the winds are weaker and lighter and the temperature is more mild. This blaze has burnt through 40,000 hectares and destroyed 33 homes. It has destroyed sheds, machinery, livestock has been lost. The Deputy Premier has announced that disaster welfare will be made available to residents whose homes have been significantly damaged. Later today, Elvisity the fire storm that swept across Sliding Springs Observatory. It has destroyed five buildings, mostly accommodation buildings. So far, remarkably, the telescopes, including the main, which is the biggest in the country, so far escaped damage.Just in terms of the conditions. How is it looking for firefighters there?Well, at the moment, as I said, it's fairly good for them at the moment. They are quite pleased with how things are this morning and the way it's looking for the rest of the day. Fire authorities are telling us, it's merely a brief reprieve. We expect conditions to deteriorate tomorrow and on Friday. They are preparing for that. For that reason also, residents who have their homes, more than 200, have been told at this stage they can't return to their homes to see what damage has been done, if any. And it could be a few days, at least, until they are able to do so. I did speak earlier to the mayor here. He had a few things to say of what's expected over the next few days.On Wednesday they are looking for a wind change, and it will swing around 180 degrees and come back the other way. That's the problem with firefighting the whole time, you have to set lines to contain it burning away from you. If it turns around and comes back, you have to be able to catch that too.The RFS is saying it could be a few days until the fire is fully under control and weeks before they finish mopping up and fin nir their patrols. Here at headquarters there are exhausted firefighters, many who have left their own homes to protect others.A little earlier today, we spoke to RFS captain Bob Fenwick who here yokely battled the bushfire as his own home was burning to the ground.Nobody can probably explain how people are feeling out here better than Bob Fenwick who has been with the Rural Fire Service Headquarters for more than five decades now. He has been out there fighting this blaze since Sunday, despite losing his own family home. Bob, when you set out to tackle this blaze on Sunday did you have any idea that your en home would be lost?I was confident department that our house would stand, it's well prepared, plenty of water, I couldn't believe it would be gone. When did you realise?Probably late on Monday night, we got along the road and our house was only going up then. Perhaps if we got back earlier. The spirit among the firefighters was good. Communication, from what I've experienced has been wonderful and the teams have been great. The conditions are not great.Bob, you have been labelled a hero this morning. We think that's pretty spot on.I don't think so.We think that's how everybody across the country is feeling now and plenty of people are grateful for your support and for all of the firefighters out there tackling this fire, it's far from being controlled at this stage.I'll be heading back to it shortly, I know that.For more details on the bushfire and to find out whether your home is safe you can call 1800679737. Fire crews in Victoria meantime are bracing for more flir-ups with the mercury expected to soar again later this week. They got an upper hand on the blaze at little require which had earlier threatened homes. Not before it scorched a large chunk of land.In all, it has burnt approximately up to 800 hectares. There has been no losses. No stock and no buildings in that area.It took 40CFA crews and four aircraft including the Elvis air crane to bring it under control. Simmering racial tensions have boiled over in Queensland, with yet another brawl involving up to 40 people. We'll go straight to Joel Dry who is in Logan, south of Brisbane. We understand things came to a head there last night?They certainly did, Amelia. These were scenes reminisce entof a far flung country, not what we are used to seeing here in Australia. Logan, south of Brisbane, became a battlefield as racial tensions threatened to explode. There were two groups, one indigenous and the other Pacific Islanders that faced off against each other. They armed themselves with whatever they could from poles to railings that were hastily pulled off of fences and came to blows. For a while, it seemed like chaos would erupt. The hard work of police officers, including the superintendent of the Logan police, relative calm was restored and thankfully nobody was seriously injured. Members of both communities say this has been simmering away for quite some time. It stems from an argument between two families on either end of the street. And largely, it has something to do with the death of a young indigenous boy late last year that they believe was racially motivated, police deny this. Whatever the cause, there is a lot of tension between the two communities in Logan at the moment. Very dramatic pictures. What have police had to say?Basically, they are calling for calm. They are currently still in heavy numbers in the area. They have cut the road in two that separate the two families, there's a large number of officers, including people from the Special Emergency Response Team, keeping an eye on it, ensuring that it doesn't boil over. There is a lot of work going on behind-the-scenes, brokering a peace deal in effect between the two families. They are engaging elders and senior members of the community to work out an arrangement so we don't see any more violence.We are working behind-the-scenes as well. We want to try to mediate a peaceful outcome to this. Certainly there have been a number of incidents that have caused disquiet between the two cultural groups involved. We have a very good track record of working with all of the cultural groups in the Logan area.But certainly police will remain here on-site throughout the morning, afternoon and evening to ensure these scary scenes aren't repeated tonight.We'll go to breaking news now - AP are reporting that Lance Armstrong has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he did use performance enhancing drugs. He has just given an interview to the chat show host which will be broadcast on Friday. He apologised to around 100 staff. Members from his cancer charity is sorry that he let them down and put the charity at risk. Oprah Winfrey has just tweeted, "I've just rapped up with Lance Armstrong and he came ready." We don't have any more information at the moment. We'll cross live to Denham Hitchcock with more details later. The elephant calf that almost crushed a keeper at Sydney's Taronga Zoo has been found to have abnormally high testosterone levels at the time. It's believed to have been a contributing factor in last October's attack. Kerrie Yaxley is at the zoo.The zoo doesn't believe that the elephant calf set out to hut or injury his keeper. At the time of the attack there was a spike in testosterone levels, brought on by two nearby females possibly. He was only 2 years old. It's unusual for such a young elephant to have such high hormone levels, which has led keepers to believe this is a strange little elephant calf who is developing faster than other calves. He is well-known as Mr Shovels, the miracle baby thought to have been dead in the womb and came out alive. It's not thought that the rocky start in life had anything to do with his development.It was Lucy's idea to test his testosterone, she was pretty sharp from the moment this happened. And it was found to be higher than our adult males. We'll continue to monitor his testosterone and figure out the fasted developing elephant we know of.What about the keeper, Lucy Melo, how is she doing?She's doing really well. She's back to work full-time as of today.It looks like we've lost you there. We'll leave that there for now and have more in the story in Nine's Morning News Hour throughout the day. The Julia Gillard Government has begun 2013 on a high when it comes to opinion polls. Support for Labor is at the greatest level since the last election. Lane Calcutta is in Canberra for us this morning. Good news for the Government and nice and early in an election year?It sure is, maybe it's a hangover from all of the Christmas cheer and goodwill from the public. As you say, the first of this election year, it's the same result as the last election. It comes after Labor dropped its promise of a budget surplus. If we look at some

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If I can take anything out of it, in the beginning of the New Year, the people do seem to accept that there is a contrast here between a government that is taking Australia's, the right decisions for Australia in the 21st century, recognising the needs of a modern Australia and perhaps an alternative, which is looking back to a different year.There will be massive new spending programs now that the budget is blown, major new taxpayer-funded advertising campaigns. Our alternative is to live within our means and to give people the sense of possibility in their lives. That will be the choice.Amelia, it's worth noting that Labor's gain has come from Greens and others suggesting that there's a shift back to the major parties as we begin this election year.Thank you so much for that. Now to Royal news - it's been revealed that the Royal family's new addition will arrive in July. St James's Palace issued a statement on behalf of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. No exact date has been given, Kate is believed to be around 14 weeks pregnant. Forced to announce the pregnancy early last month when the Duchess of Cambridge was hospitalised with severe morning sickness. Here's a quick look at the weather for

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Three restaurants at a Queensland resort have been badly damaged by fire, it will be months before they can can reopen. It broke out in the kich ian before spreading through the ceiling to the neighbouring restaurants. The blaze caused around $2 hundred thousand in damage. A new report shows Australia major supermarket chains are among the best performing retailers in the world. And for more on the global retail rankings I'm joined now by David White from Deloitte. Good morning to you. How do you compare our retailers with their overseas counterparts?One of the pleasing things is that Coles and Woolworths continued to feature in the top 250 retailers. They came in at 17th and 20th respectively. Given the size of the Australian market, shows that they are at the top of the town, Australia continues to punch above its weight.We have foreign markets coming in. How is that changing competition within Australia?Absolutely, that's the trend that we've seen in the last two years, lots of brands coming to Australia, we've seenYou ara and Top Shop open very successfully over the last year or so. That will continue. It means more competition and that's an opportunity to step up and compete with the best. From a consumer perspective, it's also positive - more choice, more retail products available, different ways for shopping, and a good customer experience. Puts the pressure on the retailers as you say. Take us through some of the other standout points in the report?Tough global economic conditions. In terms of the top 250 retailers, they've seen a growth. Total growth was 5.1% and profit March yipbs remained at 3.8%. Despite the difficult conditions out there - the top retailers still know how to grow and make money. Thanks for your time this morning. Forget eating nuts and climbing trees - international squirrel superstar Twiggy has been showing off his talents again, this time at a boat show in Colorado. As always, Twiggy stole the show.We taut this squirrel to ski as a joke.He has performed in Germany and France, where he was treated like royalty. Which one of them is more nuts?

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A court has rejected former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's bid to have his underage sense twiel suspended until after next month's national elections. The woman at the centre of the scandal known as Ruby the Heart-Stealer, arrived as the final witness to testify in the case. Deliberations are under way and a verdict could be reached by tomorrow. Plenty of pain at the petrol pump with the biggest spike in prices in seven years. City drivers have been slugged the hardest as Christine Ahern reports.You have to go back to September 2005 to get a one-week price hike like this. On average, the price of fuel has gone up by 6.3 cent per litre to 144.9 cents, capital cities feeling the push more. On average, fuel cells for 143.2 higher in Sydney, in Canberra up to 149 cent per litre and 146 in Brisbane and cheaper in Adelaide. The Commonwealth Bank says that we have been enjoying superior cheap fuel in comparison to the wholesale price over the last couple of weeks, that's something that's unsustainable. The wholesale price of fuel has remained quite steady over the past couple of months. This recent price hike is retailers recouping some of the losses during the discount fuel cycle. There is some good news on the horizon with economists predicting that the price of fuel will ease over the next fortnight by 2-3 cents. Certainly a lot of pain at the moment. A fishermen in the US had his hands full. He was leaning off a jetty tempting a giant fish below with bite. The monster tried to bite off more than it could chew. The man finally managed to free himself. Still to come on Nine's Morning News Hour - the latest on the out of control bushfire burning in north-west NSW. Reports that Lance Armstrong has confessed to using drugs. We're live in LA with the latest next. Our one-on-one chat with Australia's new golden boy. This program is not captioned.

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Welcome back to Nine's Morning News Hour. Top stories this morning - fears a wind change could push on out of control bushfire back towards homes in northern NSW. 33 properties have been destroyed already. Calls for calm after a fresh eruption of racial violence in Logan. And Lance Armstrong has reportedly confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. Returning to our top story now. As the extent of the devastation caused by massive blaze in northern NSW becomes clear, there are new fears a wind change could make the bushfire even more dangerous. While conditions have eased slightly today, gusts tomorrow could push the blaze closer to homes. Sylvia Jeffreys is in Coonabarabran for us. What is the damage like there this morning?Amelia, it's simply devastating for the community around Coonabarabran. Our cameras went in and looked at the affected areas yesterday. Homes are destroyed along with everything inside of them. Sadly for so many families, that's what they will return to when it's eventually safe to go and inspect their homes. 33 homes all up have been destroyed. At least 33, along with sheds, machinery, livestock has also been lost and they are obviously a long way off being able to count the full cost. More than 100 firefighters have gone back out to tackle the blaze, along with bulldozers and 18 aircraft. The priority is to strengthian containment lines around Warrumbungle National Park. The concern is that tomorrow conditions will deteriorate with the wind change and again on Friday as temperatures soar once again. They are doing their best today to strengthen containment lines and hopefully prevent more homes from being lost.33 homes lost. That's a huge impact on the community. How are residents coping?Well, they are doing it very tough out here. I think it's safe to say that most people in the town know a friend or family member whose home has been destroyed or partially damaged. They are all really feeling it. As we often see, everybody is really rallying together. I must say that this morning, the spirits were high, particularly among firefighters who knew they had been handed this brief reprieve from the atrocious conditions over the last 48 hours. I spoke to the mayor earlier this morning, he seems quite proud of the way that his community is rallying together through this terrible disaster.It will probably be a couple of weeks or at least a week before we can mop up this fire. The centres are OK, everywhere we went, we were inside the fire, everything is dead and gone. That's what struck me yesterday - no sound, no birds, it's like everything is dead.How is the community coping? Very well I think. I was disappointed last night, I had to give the news that properties were lost or saved and that wasn't very pleasant, you know. But it's done now.More than 200 people have registered at two evacuation centres so far. Most have been staying with family and friends. At this stage, they have been told it's not safe to return to their homes. For residents and firefighters, Amelia, some tough days ahead still for them.Thank you for that. Sarah Harris has seen the destruction in that area first hand this morning. Take a look.Well, what you are looking at is a family home or what used to be anyway as you can see, it's all gone, even the kitchen sink has been burnt right through. Have a bit of a walk down here, you have to be careful. It's nothing but a mound of managaled tin. Not much has been salvaged from this blaze. Dave who owns this home told me that there was absolutely no way that he was able to defend his home from the fire, it was simply coming too fast, too hot and it was coming from both sides. It was coming from across the road, it actually jumped the highway and if you turn around and look at the mountain there - it was running down that mountain at one point as well. He said that the only option that he had was to grab a fee belongings and it get out. This used to be the bedroom. Walking through here now, the fireplace is still standing but barely. And look, to give you an idea of just how hot this fire was, have a look at this. These are glass bottles that have been melted. It's unbelievable. Through here, this was the porch, a place where Dave and his wife would sit. They were in their retirement, they have grandchildrenious this was supposed to be the twilight of their lives. But, as you can see, everything's gone. And then you look at something like this, a gas bottle, that remains completely untouched. You wonder how something like that could survive. Now, I've spoken with Dave and he says that he will rebuild. He's thankful that he has managed to save a car and a couple of tracters which will basically help him clean-up this mess. When he does rebuild he is most likely going to do it next to a dam so he can stay and defend his property next time around.For more details and to find out whether your home is safe call 1800679737. Let's return to the breaking news on Lance Armstrong now, who was only finishing an interview with Oprah Winfrey in the US. We'll go live to our correspond entDenham Hitchcock live in LA. We are hearing pretty explosive reports out there.It's starting to come out right now. We'll have more updates. The headline is this - he has admitted, we're told he has admitted to using performance enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. Of course, there are many questions that come after that. How many times did he take it? For all seven titles? Entraining? Do you remembering? Was he part of the larger team effort that they had where all of them, as they say, were doping as well? We don't know that yet. Oprah finished the 2.5 hours interview. She tweeted, "Just wrapped with lance arplt arm more than 2.5 hours, he came ready'. So she's not announcing or letting on too much these pictures are the last time that she spoke with him in 2011. At that time he was greeted as a a hero when he came onto the set. You can bet that this interview will be very different. He spoke to his staff at Livestrong, the charity that he has, and apologised to them. We don't know exactly what for. Obviously, he has apologised for probably taking drugs if he has admitted it on Oprah as well. They are saying that he choked up. Some staff members actually cried and he said sorry for ruining the reputation of Livestrong itself. We know that he was stripped already of the seven Tour de France titles. And the doping agency has a stack of evidence again against him, that's probably what has forced this. When he looks over the past interviews, it will be very embarrassing.I've said it for seven years and longer - I have never doped. That's crazy. I would never do that. No, no way. It can't be any closer than I've never taken drugs.Do you think I'm going to come back into a sport and say, "Give me everything you've got, I just want to go fast. No way, I'd never do that."He was adamant. He has been stripped of his Tour de France titles. He has lost sponsors. How much could this admission cost him?This is huge. His reputation is in tatters and this interview won't help. It will air on Thursday our time, Friday your time. You can bet we'll start to see some excerpts before then. In terms of costs, it could cost him millions of dollars. There are lawsuits out there stacking up by the dozens against him, teammates filed against him, sponsors, newspapers that he's taken to court, one sponsor is asking for $7.5 million in money back from the money they gave him from winning the Tour de France titles. The statute of limitations on the court appearance probably means that he won't be done for perjury. If he admits it, they could reduce his lifetime ban to eight years. He's probably looking at trying to save his charity organisation Livestrong at this point in time. Very interesting and still developing today.A lot of people will be watching that interview. Racial tensions near Logan south of Brisbane spilled over onto the streets for a third night running. The riot squad was called in to subdue up to 30 people in a brawl. Queensland police addressed the media a short time ago. Let's listen to what they had to say. What happened here late yesterday afternoon is a minor spark that set off quite a few existing tensions. It was just some seemingly innocuous action, we don't really know what kicked it off. It looked terrible. It was hair-raising for a while. We're able to set will the tensions.A drunk driver allegedly three times over the limit has ploughed into shops on a busy Melbourne shopping strip. Laura Turner filed this report from Brunswick.Well, the damage here is extensive. This driver smashing into the front of three separate stores on Sydney Road. Police say 4:30 this morning, a 24-year-old driver lost control, veering onto the footpath, smashing into a cake store, hairdressing and brightal boutique. It has caused thousands of dollars worth of damage.We heard the alarm off and didn't know what was going on.Not the best thing to wake up to in the morning. The driver of the car was breathlised and blew a reading of 0.154. Amazingly he was not injured in the incident but he is expected to be charged with careless driving, speeding and drink driver. It's not just the damage to the stores here that he has caused, there are dozens of brides who may be affected, many having to pick up wedding cakes from the store behind me, wedding dresses and have got hair and make-up appointments here on Sydney Road. We're yet to see the effect of this, there could be dozens of brides with wedding plans thrown into disarray. Fears that a deadly flu outbreak in the US could soon hit Australia. 20 children across America died so far from the H2N3 virus. These young faces are among the most vulnerable. I don't want to know what the flu would do to him.Our team with rare inside access at Boston's Children's Hospital. Trying to treat the endless line of little patients.Hopefully the doctors here can make me better.This year, even the healthest adults are catching the flu. We asked viewers to tell us how they are getting through it. Donna decided not to get the flu shot and got sick for five days.Keeping hydrated and I was out for an entire week.Lisa also didn't get the vaccine. Now on day five with the flu.It seems to be getting worse not better. I spent six hours in the emergency room with my dad on Friday night. There were hundreds of people in and out of the emergency room with the same thing.Frank says he got the flu shot but didn't get sick, even though his neighbours and aunt have it.It felt like I was getting a Baddeley beating. It only lasted two or three days.Oust west, bracing for a spike in the flu. Mobile clinics will be stocked with flu vackeen and sent out into neighbourhoods. Surprisingly high testosterone levels are believed to have caused an elephant calf to have almost crashed to death Lucy Melo in Taronga Zoo.It's possible that the spike in testosterone contributed to some of the sudden change in behaviour that we saw on October 19. Lucy Melo returned to work today full-time at the zoo. A spike in the jobless rate is expected to increase pressure on the Reserve Bank to drop interest rates. When the board meets next month, unemployment figures due out on Thursday are tipped to reveal an extra 10,000 jobs have been lost. It's also expected to show that job advertisements were down 20% last December, compared to the same time the previous year. Virgin says delays on flights could last for a week after rolling out a new booking and reservation system. Passengers were delayed for about 40 minutes yesterday due to technical glitches. It has boosted staff numbers by 30% to handle any backlogs. The airline urges passengers to check in 30 minutes early. Australia new golden boy, Hugh Jackman is one step closer to Oscar glory after bagging a Golden Globe for his role in 'Les Miserables'. Richard Wilkins caught up with him after the awards. Hugh, congratulations.Thank you very much.You thanked me before I said it. What's the one word? Relief, excitement?Jubilation, not just for me but for the film, Annie, it's really exciting. I'm so thrilled. Honestly, there's no way I would behaving this without this guy. It's been bizarre, you know how it is, musicals are so easy to screw up. The fact that we're getting this love means a lot. There are thousands of ways this could have screwed up.Let me make it clear, we wouldn't have made the film if Hugh Jackman didn't exist. My short list was one, it remains one, I still can't think of who else I could have cast. He is way too talented.What does this mean in career terms?It means a lot. I've waited my whole life to do a movie musical. And I never thought it would be 'Les Miserables', with such an amazing man. It really does mean a lot. I'm struggling to hear out of this ear because Deb screamed so loud when I won.Were you expecting to hear your name called out?You can't expect it. As Tom said, it's been a pretty wild amazing year for film. There's a lot of different films. So you never take anything for granted. Mate, it's good to be invited to the party.It's a tough year too. Now at the Oscars you're up against Daniel Day Lewis.Who?The Irish guy and some American president. (LAUGHS) Look, mate, the thing is, you know, somebody said, "What about the Oscars" and I said, "I'm so proud to be part of the movie, I don't want anything to take away or make me feel disappointed, whether we win, nominated or don't. I don't understand how we didn't get nominated for what he did. At the same time, the movie, people are seeing, it's all good."You don't make movies to win awards.Yeah we do.Can I touch itThat's the closest I'll ever come. Quite heavy. I take it to the gym and replacement the five pound dumb- bell with the Golden Globe.On behalf of all of your fans in Australia, congratulations.Thanks, Channel Nine.Great stuff. Time for sport now with Clint Stanaway in Melbourne for us today. A disappointing night for Lleyton Hewitt.Sure was, Amelia. He couldn't survive the opening day unfortunately. He was clearly frustrated with the loss. We'll hear from him in a moment. Golf's number one signs a monster deal with Nike.

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Good morning. Tennis first up - seven Australians begin their Australian Open campaigns today. Unfortunately Lleyton Hewitt didn't make it past the first round, going down in straight sets to world number eight Janko Tipsarevic. Nothing could separate the pair going game-for-game. The Australian let his feelings known as Janko Tipsarevic took out the first in a thrilling tie-breaker. Early in the second, it was all Lleyton Hewitt racing out to 3-0 lead. Janko Tipsarevic just as pumped winning seven of the next nine games. Before breaking Lleyton Hewitt's serve to secure 2 sets to love lead. It was the 3-0 advantage in the third. As seen so often, Lleyton Hewitt didn't go down without a fight. Janko Tipsarevic searching for help, Lleyton Hewitt again let the umpire know. The match ended in just over three hours.We put in the hard yard, do all of the right things. I feel like I hit the ball reasonably well for the match. I didn't play a poor standard match. He just played too well on the big points. In

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Cricket now - Australia and Sri Lanka gather in Brisbane today ahead of Friday's third one dayer. Mike Clarke clarks, David Warner and Matthew Wade are back in the team as the Australians look to redeem themselves.We're 1-1 in the series, so still a lot to be play for.But they will be without around finch finch who is back on Big Bash duties, captaininging the Renegades in the second semifinal in Perth on Wednesday when Scorchers host Melbourne Stars. Mariners coach Graham Arnold has been slapped with a one match sideline ban for making offending comments to an official in Saturday's one-all draw with Victory. He apologised for his actions saying he was frustrated with his side's first half performance. He can't have any contact with the team two hours before this weekend eass match with Newcastle and another hour after it finishes. How is this for bay day - Rory McLlroy has become one of the highest paid sports stars in the world signing a deal with Nike estimated $250 million.I don't play golf for the money, I'm well past that.The other big star, Tiger Woods, sent a message of congratulations, not a bad payday at all. I'll have news in the 4:30 News. Coming up on Nine's Morning News Hour - we'll have the latest finance figures and

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