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Sign of the times LOVE CONQUERS HATE: Corio’s Znaree Yeaman, 8, got into the spirit of Harmony Day on Wednesday afternoon, taking to the streets alongside fellow northern Geelong residents. More than 100 locals braved the rain during Norlane’s second Harmony Walk. FULL STORY PAGE 6. (Rebecca Hosking) 166428_01

Vote for mayor ‘Our power to choose’ after Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins announced Geelong would lose the popular vote. “Geelong deserves a directly-

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elected lord mayor,” he said. “The Labor Government is treating Geelong with contempt.” Ms Hutchins announced Geelong’s councillors would choose the

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The directly-elected mayor will return to Geelong if the Coalition wins the next Victorian election, State opposition leader Matthew Guy has promised. Mr Guy made the commitment

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