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National Radio 8am Bulletin

ACC Premiums – Mozambique – Magic Mussels – Chechnya – General Pinochet – Squid – Super Tuesday – Telecom Fault - Red Ken – Net Porn Kit

ACC PREMIUMS: The Employers Federation is not surprised that the Government has set its ACC premiums 4 cents higher than recommended by ACC. The Minister responsible for ACC says the figure was recommended by the Department of Labour.

MOZAMBIQUE: More rain is forecast for Mozambique as victims of the floods battle disease.

MAGIC MUSSELS: The cancer society says TVNZ should be forced to retract statements and broadcasts made about Lyprinol – a green lipped mussel extract. TVNZ is defending its broadcast saying most of its broadcast was okay.

CHECHNYA: Russian authorities have cancelled a visit to Chechnya by officials from the OSCE raising questions about how much control Russia has within the terrirory.

GENERAL PINOCHET: Lawyers for Augusto Pinochet have been awarded $1 million in compensation for their time representing the former dictator.

SQUID: The management company for the Auckland Islands squid fishery says fishers did not have enough time to test an escape device designed to reduce the number of Hooker Sea Lions killed as bycatch.

SUPER TUESDAY: The latest opinion poll in the republican primary race shows George Bush only three points ahead in New York.

TELECOM FAULT: A Telecom fault late on Sunday night in Auckland left several businesses without communications all day yesterday.

RED KEN: “Red” Ken Livingstone says he will stand for the London Mayoralty as an independent.

NET PORN: A resource kit to stop children finding pornography on the Internet is being launched today.


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