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War Criminals – Urban Dreams End – Bill Gates Hacked – Work For The Dole – Russell Crowe – TVNZ News Review – Post Shop Robberies – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: Arts Festival

WAR CRIMINALS: The Dominion leads today with a report that New Zealand seems likely to agree to a request to hold international war criminals in its prisons.

URBAN DREAMS END: The front-page photo shows the Urban Dream Team driving away from the Dream Capsule following the end of their 15 day show in Cuba Street as part of Festival 2000.

Also on the front page:

- BILL GATES HACKED: a report that a teenager arrested in Wales for allegedly hacking into e-commerce Web sites had obtained the credit card details of Bill Hates the head of Microsoft and the world’s richest man;

- WORK FOR THE DOLE: a report that participants in the work for the dole scheme were less likely to get jobs than jobseekers who did not take part, a report shows;

- RUSSELL CROWE: a report that New Zealand born Oscar-nominated actor Russell Crows has bad news for Kiwi fans who claim him as their own – he feels “Australian”;

- TVNZ NEWS REVIEW: a report that TVNZ could see its news time under fire again, as part of a flagged review of the State Owned Enterprise’s current affairs shows;

- POST SHOP ROBBERIES: a report that Post Shops would be targeted by armed robbers and criminals if the Government went ahead with plans to set up a Kiwi Bank, a former criminal has said.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Sea of heartbreak for navy after F16s shot down in flames;
- Porirua may get bigger share of health dollar;
- Young Nats display radical tendencies;
- Teacher training courses halted;
- Hawkesby disqualified from driving.

EDITORIAL – ARTS FESTIVAL: The eighth International Arts Festival which ended yesterday was another outstanding success.

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