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7.30: November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018
ABC  |  November 8, 2018

High Voltage
Many Australian homes are being fed electricity with more voltage than they need causing appliances to use extra power. The energy networks blame solar panels for boosting voltage levels. But data obtained by 7.30 shows many homes are receiving voltages above acceptable limits at all times of the day - even when solar panels aren't generating any power.

Jeff Sessions sacked
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter says Donald Trump's sacking of Attorney-General Jeff Sessions could lead to a constitutional crisis in the United States if it results in interference in the Mueller inquiry.

Regional bank branch closures
The banking industry is undergoing massive changes, and nowhere is feeling it more than the regions, where banks are rapidly closing branches.

Ken Henry admits banks must change
NAB Chairman and former head of Treasury Ken Henry acknowledges that banks have lost the trust of customers, but argues that things are changing and banks are focusing more on their customers.

NSW Opposition Leader resigns
Chief Political Correspondent Laura Tingle looks at the resignation of NSW Opposition Leader, Luke Foley, following the alleged sexual harassment of an ABC journalist. Mr Foley has denied the claims and said he will sue for defamation.

High Voltage
Many Australian homes are being fed electricity with more voltage than they need causing appliances to use extra power. The energy networks blame solar panels for boosting voltage levels. But data obtained by 7.30 shows many homes are receiving voltages above acceptable limits at all times of the day - even when solar panels aren't generating any power.

Jeff Sessions sacked
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter says Donald Trump's sacking of Attorney-General Jeff Sessions could lead to a constitutional crisis in the United States if it results in interference in the Mueller inquiry.

Regional bank branch closures
The banking industry is undergoing massive changes, and nowhere is feeling it more than the regions, where banks are rapidly closing branches.

Ken Henry admits banks must change
NAB Chairman and former head of Treasury Ken Henry acknowledges that banks have lost the trust of customers, but argues that things are changing and banks are focusing more on their customers.

NSW Opposition Leader resigns
Chief Political Correspondent Laura Tingle looks at the resignation of NSW Opposition Leader, Luke Foley, following the alleged sexual harassment of an ABC journalist. Mr Foley has denied the claims and said he will sue for defamation.

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