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Scoop Today - Scoop Top 20

Scoop's top 20 rating items yesterday were...

1: Mark Peck Said the 'M' Word

Despite his reluctance to now admit it, Labour's biotechnology spokesperson Mark Peck said the 'M' word last week. And in doing so he has heralded a major, and rather embarrassing U-turn for Labour's policy on genetic engineering.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00004.htm


2: Labour and Tax

Speech by Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen to KPMG Contrary to the hopes of some, the fears of others, and the expectations of many, tax has not emerged as one of the two or three leading issues of the 1999 election. Insofar as it has had ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00022.htm


3: Media Hype No Cure For Cancer

The New Zealand distributor of a green-lipped mussel extract being touted as a possible cancer cure has halted distribution after recognising that claims made in promotional material far outstrip any evidence from research and are in breach of the Medicines ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00019.htm


4: Scoop Today - Top 20

Scoop's top 20 rating items over the last 36 hours were...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00008.htm


5: Balkans Editorial: Teach Your Children Well

Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses the latest developments in the Kosovo tragedy, and argues peace is not a two way street..

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00001.htm


6: SCOOP ADVISORY: Top 20 Ratings System Launched

Of particular interest to those who want to know what others are interested in, the new ratings bulletins will be published each morning and evening from today in the Headlines wire.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00009.htm


7: Censor Censured Over R-16 For South Park

"It this is Bill Hastings's image of New Zealand the way he wants it, he can get himself another job. New Zealanders are not interested in promoting the pornographic perversity and incessant obscenities and blasphemies contained, in what must be, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00003.htm


8: NZers Move To Put MPs On Employment Contracts

1.Media Release 2.Copy of letter sent to MPs (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 3.Copy of letter sent to election candidates (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 4.Logo (attached logo.tiff).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00001.htm


9: Put up or shut up - Dame Margaret

Labour internal affairs spokesperson Trevor Mallard has expressed his sorrow at the approach used by the chair of the Fire Service Commission Dame Margaret Bazley.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00028.htm


10: The Listener

Editorial: Fashion Shows - Politics: WINZ Some Lose Some - Middle Class Burden - The Price Of Fame - Gone Bush - Blues Brothers - Share And Share Alike - The Silent Death

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00012.htm


11: Christine Talks The Talk As Her Wrist Is Slapped

Is this the end, or just another phase in a deepening WINZ stouch? Scoop's Alastair Thompson prefers the second theory - A Scoop Today Special - News Analysis with links.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00012.htm


12: Nationla Radio 1pm Bulletin

WINZ - Lypronol - India Crash - Afghanistan - Bus Strike - ENZA Cleared

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00014.htm


13: SCP Interactive: Edge Theory: An All Black Plane?

"The 747 I'd like to fly the world in [with the All Blacks]" - Kevin Roberts"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00144.htm


14: Power Price Negotiations Presser - Winston Peters

At New Zealand First's recent convention I urged all political parties to make MMP work for the New Zealand people.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00020.htm


15: National Radio 8am Bulletin

Indian Train Smash - Magic Mussels - Electricity Regulation - WINZ - Rugby

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00010.htm


16: A Plea For Our Fungi

Some of New Zealand's estimated 20,000 species of fungi are in danger of becoming extinct, even before they are recognised, yet they are an important resource we cannot do without.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC9908/S00003.htm


17: Cullen Wrong On Tax, Again - Young

"Cullen's attempts to down-play the importance of the tax issue shows that Labour is running scared on this issue. Their polls tell them that Labour has mis-judged the mood of the electorate on tax. Labour MPs fail to understand that no-one likes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00030.htm


18: Bradford Dismayed At Peters' Wearisome Tactics

Enterprise and Commerce Minister Max Bradford says he is deeply dismayed at Mr Peters' wearisome political tactics.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00024.htm


19: Sunday News

Lomu On The Market - Paul Holmes - Bolger Bankruptcy - All Black Promo Row - Marcus Lush - America's Cup Stunt

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00003.htm


20: Funmail: Would You Adam And Eve It?

WOULD YOU ADAM AND EVE IT? FUNMAIL POSTPONES FLOAT AND ACCEPTS KNOCK-OUT EDEN OFFER

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9907/S00113.htm


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