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The three most read items yesterday were:

One: The Rankin Thursday Column: Valuing Scientists

The latest fad in New Zealand politics is the "Knowledge Economy". Science has seemingly become respectable again, and our senior government politicians are bemoaning the lack of scientists that our universities are "producing". (One of many reports on this phenomenon is Vernon Small's feature in the 15 July NZ Herald "Intervention no longer a dirty word".)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00086

Two: Labour calls on govt cut up Rankin's credit card

“It seems the only way to stop Christine Rankin's spending splurge is to cut up her credit card.," Labour spokesperson on employment Steve Maharey said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00402.htm

Three: Telecom Suffer At Hands Of Saturn On Kapiti Coast

Over half of the people on the Kapiti Coast with access to Saturn Communications have switched from Telecom and signed up with the new and cheaper telecommunications company.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00083

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