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National Radio 9am Bulletin

Drug Billionaire – Libyan Arms Seizure – Chechnya – Waka Safety – Hastings Stabbing – Triplets – Woman With Lots of Ancestors Dies

DRUG BILLIONAIRE: New Zealand Herald will today apply for leave to overturn a name suppression order granted to a billionaire on drug charges. The editor of the paper says he intends to fight hard as the public has a right to know.

LIBYAN ARMS: Britain is warning Libya about an arms embargo after discovering missile parts en-route to Libya at Gatwick Airport in London.

CHECHNYA: Russia’s acting President Vladimir Putin will allow an aid group into Chechnya says EU President Finland. About 20,000 civilians are believed to be still inside the Chechn capital Grozny.

WAKA SAFETY: A hui has been convened to consider the safety of waka paddlers at Waitangi celebrations following three accidents involving the traditional Maori canoes.

HASTINGS STABBING: A 30-year-old woman will appear in court in Hastings today charged with stabbing a man.

TRIPLETS: A 54-year-old woman in Washington state has given birth to triplets.

WOMAN WITH LOTS OF ANCESTORS DIES: A woman who knew the names of all her 315 direct descendants has died aged 101 in Florida. She had 10 children and 68 grand-children and was born in Columbia.


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