The iconic Lochiel Hotel, north of Port Wakefield on National Highway One, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday.TOP STORIESGALLERY: Lochiel Hotel destroyed:The Lochiel Hotel was destroyed by a fire on Tuesday.Deal boosts abalone, lobster:Therecently signed economic partnership agreement between Japan and Australia is set to significantly benefit the abalone and rock lobster industries.Gerard Baden-Clay guilty of murder:Former prestige Brisbane real estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay has been found guilty of murdering his wife Allison.Pichi Richi society honours Joy:The Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society has honoured the contribution made to them by late Port Augusta mayor Joy Baluch by naming their local operations centre after her.Investigation released into rescue helicopter emergency landing at Port Pirie:Australian Transport Safety Bureau rules out mechanical and system faults for emergency helicopter landing.TODAY’S FRONT PAGES South Australia Brekkie Wrap | Wednesday, July 16, 2014 TweetFacebookWEATHERYour local weather: Murray Bridge, Victor Harbor, Barossa Valley, Clare, Naracoorte, Kingston, Bordertown, Kingscote, Port Pirie, Port Augusta, Roxby Downs, Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Cleve, Ceduna
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PHOTO OF THE DAYWow! Victor Harbor even looks beautiful on a cold, grey day. Check out this beautiful shot taken [email protected] from Granite Island.
BIRTHDAYS1967 Will Ferrell, 1971 Corey Feldman, 1989 Gareth Bale.
ANNIVERSARIES1914:Maurice Guillaux leavesMelbourneto fly toSydneyin the first delivery of airmail.
1969:Apollo 11, the firstmissionto land astronauts on theMoon, is launched from theKennedy Space Center.
1999:John F. KennedyJr.diedafter his plane crashedinto theAtlantic Oceanoff the coast ofMartha’s Vineyard.