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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Kiwis made Good in Oz File - Richard Wilkins

Richard Wilkins is a role model for heterosexual, kiwi males in Australia who are no longer in their ‘20s.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00061.htm


2: Editorial: Democracy, Faith And A People Betrayed

Russia has had a terrible century. In fact Russia - and certainly the Russian peasantry - have arguably had a bum deal for as long as anyone can remember.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00018.htm


3: Two Weeks From E-Day Putin’s Web Begins To Fray

Two weeks out from his day of reckoning the man who would be the next President of the great Russian Republic, Vladimir Putin, is putting his best foot forward.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00054.htm


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Chilean Relations – Press Secretary Contracts – Antibiotic Superbugs – Economic Development – Napier Health Centre – Growth And Job Forecasts – Kindergarten Teachers – Moutoa Gardens Conflict Of Interests ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00056.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions of the day concerned: Waipareira Trust Money - Taxpayers Medical Records - Consultants - Petrol Prices - Hawkes Bay Meat Production - Spraydrift - Employment Relations And Strikes - Cannabis In Parliament - Super Fund - Whistleblowing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00064.htm


6: Tobacco A Lifesaver?

Tobacco, the product that has received so much bad press and has been implicated in illness, disability and death, may yet turn out to be a lifesaver. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00055.htm


7: ACT Leader Surprised

ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble today said he was surprised to learn from the media that a temporary Press Secretary employed by Parliamentary Services to provide media services for ACT was the subject of a complaint to the Police.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00224.htm


8: Scoop Column: Australia's Not Sorry

The Roman Catholic church, New Zealand, the US, South Africa, Canada, and others, have all ‘fessed up to past wrongdoing. Australia’s PM Howard, however, has ruled out a previous Liberal party promise to deliver an apology to Aboriginal Australians ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00062.htm


9: Feedback: Amazing Lies, Distortions And Omissions

EXPLANATORY NOTE: The following rather trenchant criticism of Scoop was written in response to a series of editorials by Alastair Thompson and carried on Scoop before, during and after the conflict in Kosovo last year. Robert Rodvik is an internet activist ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00051.htm


10: Scoop Link: Moscow Bombings Linked To Putin

The photograph below of a detonator pre-set to explode a bomb calls into question Russian leader Vladimir Putin's line - endorsed by Tony Blair during his visit to Russia yesterday - that Chechen terrorists were responsible for the explosions that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0003/S00055.htm


11: CRICKET: Warne wraps up test with record

Shane Warne became Australian cricket's most successful bowler when Paul Wiseman became his 356th test victim at Eden Park today, moving one wicket ahead of Dennis Lillee. The fast-bowling legend has promised to buy Warne a beer when next they meet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SP0003/S00012.htm


12: Reserve Bank A Little More Positive - Maybe

Today's Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement carries possibly the least surprises of any MPS to date. As predicted widely New Zealand's risk averse Reserve Bank has decided to raise the Official Cash Rate by 0.5% to 5.75%.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00059.htm


13: The Employment Relations Bill: An Overview

“build productive employment relationships through the promotion of mutual trust and confidence in all aspects of the employment environment.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00213.htm


14: Scoop Images: Birds With Attitude

Chrome from Australia- birds with attitude in the Civic Square….photos Tori Buttle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00045.htm


15: People Smugglers Helped By Corrupt Kiwi Officials

Organised criminals who traded in human cargo were helped by corrupt New Zealand officials to help run their multimillion dollar operation police say. Chris Holm reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00052.htm


16: Scoop Images: Urban Dreams Begin....

The Urban Dream Capsule in Farmers shop window in Cuba Mall began yesterday. Four Melbourne actors will live in public view for the next two weeks - 15 days in all..... photos Tori Buttle. For more information... See... Message In A Bubble in the Headlines ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00038.htm


17: The first 100 days of the new Government

Towards a stronger economy and fairer society: the first 100 days of the new government

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00208.htm


18: NZ Herald Online - We're One!

The team at the Herald Online is taking a few minutes away from the keyboards to celebrate today. It's our first birthday, and we've got a lot to be happy about.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0003/S00082.htm


19: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 15 March

Today's questions for oral answers by ministers. Paraphrased answers to these questions will be publshed shortly in the Headlines wire.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00230.htm


20: The Oxford English Dictionary Goes Online

LONDON, March 14 RNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- On 14 March 2000 the Oxford English Dictionary Online will be launched on the world-wide web at www.oed.com. On view will be the full text, currently in 20 volumes -- 60 Million Words describing nearly three-quarters ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0003/S00056.htm

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