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Renegades Hunted Following Failed Fiji Mutiny
Israeli Tanks Pull Back In Palestine
Upton Online: The Fearless Fourth Estate
Dyson Disgusted By Sleazy Tip-Off
Cocaine Traces In German Parliament Toilets
Movies Not Good Enough In 2000
No More Local TV On Saturn
Celebrate Jesus At The Cake Tin
Sister Hydrangea Calls For Quarantine
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Hard News Is Here!

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... unemployment drops below 6% for the first time in 12 years. 22,000 new jobs. More full-time jobs than there have ever been in the history of the country. Welcome to the bad-news-good-news economy. See... HARD NEWS 03/11/00 - Bad News, Good News [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00023.htm


Renegades Hunted Following Failed Fiji Mutiny

- SUVA: Loyalist Fiji troops were early today searching bush areas in the suburbs of the capital of Suva for renegade special force soldiers who failed to kidnap the military commander in yesterday's mutiny in the main barracks. See... Fiji Military Hunt Renegades After Failed Mutiny [1] FULL COVERAGE - Military Chief Briefs Ministers On Mutiny [2] - Another Confrontation Likely [3] - 8 Dead; 22 Hospitalised; Suva Closed [4] - 4 Dead, Several Wounded, Army Re-Taking Control [5] - Two Die, Nine Wounded In Mutiny [6] - Two Dead, Nine Wounded In Fiji Mutiny [7] - FIJI: Shootout wounded rises to five [8] - Gun shots continuing at Army Barracks [9] - FIJI: 5 soldiers admitted; journalists shot at; [10] - Shooting breaks out at Fiji military barracks [11]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00025.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00028.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00027.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00026.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00022.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00019.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00018.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00017.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00016.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00015.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00014.htm


BREAKING NEWS: Israeli Tanks Pull Back In Palestine

- A breakthrough meeting between the Nobel Peace prize winning veterans of the Oslo Accords - former Israeli PM Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat - today has led to the withdrawal of Israeli Tanks from positions around Palestinian settlements. Yasser Arafat and Ehud Barak are now expected to try to implement the peace agreement signed at Sharm el-Sheik mid October, starting with statements calling for an end to hostilities. See... Text of the Shimon Peres/Yasser Arafat Agreement [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00023.htm


Upton Online: The Fearless Fourth Estate

- It is fascinating that last week’s speech about the C grade contribution of the media to our national life has not, to upton-on-line’s knowledge, received a shred of coverage (save passing reference in Frank Haden’s Sunday column). See... Upton-on-line November 3rd [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00054.htm


Dyson Disgusted By Sleazy Tip-Off

- Ruth Dyson said today that a drug-related conviction from her youth had been declared on every Labour Party nomination form she had filled in. See... Conviction no secret [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00051.htm


Cocaine Traces In German Parliament Toilets

- Enough cocaine to knock out a drug-sniffing dog has been found in smears taken from the walls of the German Parliament according to the German television investigative programme, Akte 2000. John Howard reports. See... Cocaine Traces In German Parliament Toilets [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00022.htm


Movies Not Good Enough In 2000

- Local theatres say the demise in ticket sales is a global phenomenon, resulting from a lower number of blockbuster hits this year compared to previous years. See... Downturn in moviegoers: films to blame [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00016.htm


No More Local TV On Saturn

- For Saturn customers Wellington television is off the airwaves. Last weekend Saturn TV stopped airing it own local channel ONTV and Wellington’s free-to-air Channel 7. See... No local TV for Saturn viewers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00018.htm


Celebrate Jesus At The Cake Tin

- There has been a great response from the people of Wellington to Celebrate Jesus 2000 which is being held at the WestpacTrust Stadium on Saturday 4 November between 4.30pm and 6.30pm. See... Celebrate Jesus 2000 - WestpacTrust Stadium 4 Nov [1] and Capacity Crowd Expected At Celebrate Jesus 2000 [2] . Click Here [3] to Jesusify Your Scoop.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00007.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00009.htm
[3] - http://www.askjesus.org/ask.cgi?http://www.scoop.co.nz


Sister Hydrangea Calls For Quarantine

- “The Corrective Party would like to revive that noble Dalliance MP Grant Gillon's observations about ovine erotic exploitation and lusts for four-footed floozies!!!” expostulated Sister Hydrangea, agriculture spokesnun for the Corrective Party. See... Correctives: Quarantine All Nationill And ARF MPs! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00011.htm


SCOOP INTERACTIVE - Scoop Readers Favour Dyson Apology To Norm Hewitt - POLL NOW CLOSED

- Scoop yesterday polled its readers....see...Top Scoops Poll: Should Ruth Apologise To Norm? [1] - at midday today Scoop closed the poll with a final result of - 61% to 39% in favour of an apology for Norm - with 93 votes cast.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0011/S00010.htm

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