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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 12 January 2008

The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 12 January, 2008, including: 1: TVNZ: Sir Edmund Hillary State Funeral. 2: NH "Voting Irregularities". 3: Hillary: Special One News. 4: Vote Fraud History In NH. 5: Tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary. 6: US War Plans....

Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 12 January 2008

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The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 12 January, 2008 were...

1: TVNZ: Sir Edmund Hillary State Funeral

Television New Zealand

TVNZ will be carrying full coverage of the State funeral for Sir Edmund Hillary.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00064.htm


2: NH "Voting Irregularities" Tip Of A Rotten Iceberg
Daniel Patrick Welch

Daniel Patrick Welch joins the hoopla over rumors of voting irregularities in the New Hampshire installment of US presidential primary elections But the real threat he sees is Americans' misplaced belief in their own system.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00102.htm


3: Hillary: Special One News And Close Up
Television New Zealand

A special edition of Close Up will follow ONE News at 6pm this evening, to commemorate the life of Sir Edmund Hillary, the great adventurer and philanthropist who passed away today aged 88 years.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00065.htm


4: Lynn Landes: Suspected Vote Fraud History In NH
Lynn Landes

There are plenty of reasons not to trust New Hampshire election results, particularly regarding Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. And, rumors are flying around that Ron Paul may be considering a request for a recount.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00096.htm


5: Tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, a New Zealand icon
New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the passing of Sir Edmund Hillary is a profound loss to New Zealand. “My thoughts are with Lady Hillary, Sir Edmund’s children, wider family, and close friends at this sad time,” Helen Clark said.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00074.htm


6: M. Chossudovsky: US War Plans Vs. Hormuz Incident
Michel Chossudovsky

Instigated by the Pentagon, a bungled media disinformation campaign directed against Iran has unfolded. Five Iranian patrol boats, visibly with no military capabilities, have been accused of threatening three US war ships in the Strait of Hormuz.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00104.htm


7: One News sponsor linked to rainforest destruction
Green Party

The Green Party Co-Leader Dr. Russel Norman is dismayed that One News updates will be sponsored by the National Bank as of Monday. The National Bank is a subsidiary of the ANZ Banking Group which is involved in financing rainforest destruction in ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00085.htm


8: Nancy Tobi: Need To Eliminate Secret Vote Counting
Nancy Tobi

New Hampshire's primary delivered a "surprise" upset victory to Senator Hillary Clinton, contradicting all pre-election poll predictions and even the facts on the ground, which showed Senator Obama with a strong lead and enthusiastic overflow crowds.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00103.htm


9: Kidd Millennium: Public Display Of Emotion
Kidd Millennium

The first Kidd panel for 2008 celebrates a great moment in the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, the tearful Tear-Minator. Search Google for "public display of emotion" and the first entry that comes up is "Hillary Clinton". It's enough to make you weep!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00098.htm


10: Police Alert: Missing Tramper, Hokitika, Westland
New Zealand Police

On the 12th January 2008 Police were advised of an overdue tramper in the Wanganui River area of South Westland. The lone female tramper, Irene Petrove of New Plymouth and her dog had entered the area on the 4th January 2008.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0801/S00073.htm


11: Aoraki Mount Cook staff salute Sir Edmund Hillary
The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook

"We are deeply saddened by today's news of the passing of Sir Edmund Hillary, an extraordinary man and pioneer. He will be an immense loss to Lady June Hillary, his family, and to us and the public of New Zealand," said The Hermitage General Manager ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00062.htm


12: Daily Voting News For January 10, 2008
John Gideon

It appears that Hart Intercivic has admitted that the optical-scan tabulators certified by the state of Colorado and used in that state show a significant error rate when a ballot has stray marks. This was mentioned in an article in today's Denver Post.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00097.htm


13: Tribute to New Zealand’s Most Famous Beekeeper
Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers Bees today paid tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, a humble beekeeper who went on to achieve great things. “Beekeepers have always been proud to count Sir Edmund Hillary as one of their own. He described himself as an average New Zealander ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00059.htm


14: National Bank Secures Sponsorship Of One News
Television New Zealand

TVNZ today announced that The National Bank will exclusively introduce the ONE News Updates which screen daily at 7.30pm and 8.30pm.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00063.htm


15: Range Rover Sport takes COTY
Land Rover

The Range Rover Sport TDV8 has won 4x4 Australia Magazine's prestigious 4WD of the Year Award for 2008. Land Rover dominated this year's awards with 3 vehicles in the top 4 positions.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00061.htm


16: Statement from British High Commissioner
British High Commission

"Sir Edmund Hillary was the quintessential hero to people in Britain as well as New Zealand, of my generation and since," said British High Commissioner George Fergusson today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0801/S00072.htm


17: Sir Edmund Hillary’s death mourned
New Zealand National Party

Sir Edmund Hillary was a truly great New Zealand hero and his death will be mourned by the whole country, says National Party Leader John Key. “Sir Edmund was a role model for all New Zealanders. His legendary story as both a humanitarian and adventurer ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00077.htm


18: Mayor Harvey pays tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary
Waitakere City

Sir Edmund Hillary, who died today aged 88 has been described as “the personification of New Zealand” by Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00047.htm


19: Sir Edmund Hillary - Gone, But Never Forgotten
ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader Rodney Hide was today saddened to learn of the death of Sir Edmund Hillary in Auckland this morning, and expressed his sympathy to Sir Edmund's family.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00080.htm


20: World Champion Ford Reveals New Look For 2008
Ford New Zealand

BIRMINGHAM, 10 JANUARY 2008 – Ford of Europe today revealed the exciting new look for its 2008 FIA World Rally Championship campaign as the team was unveiled at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham. The Focus RS World Rally Car, which powered ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00062.htm


21: Poroporoaki: Sir Edmund Hillary
The Maori Party

The passing of Sir Edmund Hillary will be marked with enormous sadness by people throughout Aotearoa says Maori Party Co-leader, Dr Pita Sharples. “When we think of Sir Ed, we have the utmost respect for someone who truly represents the categories ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00081.htm


22: Tait launches new start-up company
Tait Electronics

Tait Electronics Limited has spun-off part of its Group Research division working in the field of high spectral efficiency radio, as a separate company within the Tait Group. MiMOMax Wireless Limited is made up of 14 employees who formerly worked ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00060.htm


23: Fears for the future of New Zealand music
PPTA

With the future of an iconic secondary school music program uncertain, the Government needs to put its money where its mouth is, PPTA president Robin Duff says.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0801/S00007.htm


24: New Zealand Police Ethnic Perceptions Research
New Zealand Police

Ethnic* communities welcome the opportunity to build better relationships of trust and confidence with Police, according to recently released research on the perceptions local ethnic communities have of NZ Police.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0801/S00068.htm


25: Report Finds Homelessness Rising Across The U.S.
Between The Lines

It generally takes a year to two years before you exhaust all your resources -- family, friends, etc. -- and so it takes a couple years for that to happen, so we have not seen folks who have had their homes foreclosed on yet winding up at our shelters.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00099.htm


26: Kucinich asks for New Hampshire recount
Dennis Kucinich 2004 Campaign

DETROIT, MI – Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, the most outspoken advocate in the Presidential field and in Congress for election integrity, paper-ballot elections, and campaign finance reform, has sent a letter to the New Hampshire Secretary ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0801/S00148.htm


27: David Swanson: The Speech McCain Should Give
David Swanson

There are two key types of people in the world, and I am both of them. I have been tortured, and I have tortured. I have suffered man's inhumanity to man, and I have turned on my fellow human beings. I am a victim and a criminal.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00101.htm


28: US Attacks Palestinian Rights, PA Attacks Its Own
StopTheWall.org

Between 15 and 25 people have been arrested and scores more injured after Palestinian Authority forces attacked a demonstration against the US President Bush in Ramallah with batons and pepper spray.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0801/S00149.htm


29: A Great New Zealander, Even Greater Human Being
New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today joined with others in expressing his condolences to Lady Hillary and Hillary family. Sir Ed was without peer in New Zealand in his iconic status.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00084.htm


30: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 11 January 2008
Scoop Daily Ratings

The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 10 January, 2008, including: 1: Tribute To Sir Edmund Hillary, NZ Icon. 2: National Vs. Election Ads. 3: TVNZ: Sir Edmund Hillary State Funeral 4: NZ's Most Famous Beekeeper. 5: Sir Edmund Hillary's Death Mourned.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00100.htm

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