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

1: Sludge Report #17 – Dover! – Reader Reaction

In response to…. Sludge Report #16 - Dover, Dover, Dover! … From Christchurch – Congratulations… And The Kennedy Precedent… From an old reporter's notebook: The Moyle Muldoon and Carmen

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00115.htm


2: A Week Of It: Get Hard J.C.!

Not normally up before midday on Saturdays, one of this columnist’s frequent guilt twangs has been not continuing to check out John Campbell’s weekend slot on National Radio.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00123.htm


3: Insurance Company Racism In The US

A major discrimination scandal is breaking in America over the two-tier pricing policy of insurance companies. So far, US$204 million is to be returned to policy holders. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00120.htm


4: Why Gender/Race Relations Stories Run On And On

Berkeley - Why do some stories, like the O.J. Simpson trial, the Thomas/Hill hearings or the Clinton/Lewinsky sex scandal, run on for months and even years, while other, ostensibly more important stories hardly get noticed by the news media?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00141.htm


5: Sludge Report #16 - Dover, Dover, Dover!

Initially when the Dover Samuels sexual allegations story broke, Sludge was in two minds whether to report the scandal at all. Having heard on the journalism grape vine the allegations involved sex with a young underage girl, and that Mr. Samuels ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00099.htm


6: The Truth Behind Speight's Racial Myths

SUVA: Rebel leader George Speight staged his attempted coup for Fijian paramountcy over Indo-Fijian and other races in the Pacific country. But the real struggle has been a fight for power among the Fijian leadership.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00139.htm


7: Jim Anderton - Reform of marijuana laws

Or the police and the courts can get on with something else and leave the health system to clean up the human catastrophe.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00550.htm


8: Extent Of PM's Cover-Up Revealed

New information about the wide-ranging contacts between the Labour Party and the family of the woman involved in the Dover Samuels affair has shown the Prime Minister's judgement to be far more compromised than we first believed, Acting Opposition Leader ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00529.htm


9: Economy grows 0.8 per cent in March quarter

Economic activity increased in the March quarter by 0.8 per cent, said Acting Government Statistician Dianne Macaskill when releasing the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures. This follows a 2.3 per cent rise in the December quarter and a 2.6 per cent ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0006/S00159.htm


10: HARD NEWS 23/6/00 - Uncomfortably Shagged

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, I was getting sick of weeks of patting the business community on the head and taking its temperature - and, lo, along came a whole new agenda.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00104.htm


11: Ihug Seeks Court Injunction Over Radio Sale

The Internet Group, Ihug is launching a legal challenge against next month's government sale of valuable radio frequencies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0006/S00158.htm


12: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: A Pretty Indian Rain Picture

The above picture from the NOAA Weather Supercomputer is a forecast of rain on the Indian sub continent for this weekend. The forecast was computed last Friday and as it turns out this is not what it is going to be like. The latest forecasts show ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/eb/7b/200006241838.615609a6.html


13: Hemp Freedom Will Get People Working - Libz

"The recent discharging without conviction. in the Nelson court, of Motueka hemp advocate Stephen Burnett - because the fourteen industrial hemp plants he grew could not be classed as a psychoactive drug - strikes a note for commonsense," ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00102.htm


14: Scoop Images: A Pretty Indian Rain Picture

The above picture from the NOAA Weather Supercomputer is a forecast of rain on the Indian sub continent for this weekend. The forecast was computed last Friday and as it turns out this is not what it is going to be like. The latest forecasts show ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00117.htm


15: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Black Boat Lifts Skirt

On Monday Team New Zealand lifted the skirts on NZL60 the boat which will be used to defend the Americas Cup in a nine race series starting Saturday. The following pictures show the keel - with its centrally located fins - and the Team New Zealand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/ef/6d/200002161531.73bee1b6.html


16: FIJI: Talks break down again

SUVA: Talks between Fiji's military and rebel leader George Speight's group have broken down again today - just half a day after four women hostages were released.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00140.htm


17: Dairy Owners Tobacco Tax Targets

With each hike in tobacco prices there is a corresponding rise in dairy and petrol station robberies. "Coincidence?" asks Joy Faulkner, "I don't think so. And what is the Minister of Police's weak-kneed response? That these businesses ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00103.htm


18: FIJI: Rebels train child soldiers

SUVA: Young Fijian men - and children - who are part of the rebel group's private army are undergoing training in physical combat inside the parliamentary complex.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00138.htm


19: Judges In The Wrong Quandary

ACT Justice spokesman Stephen Franks says common sense New Zealanders will despair at the twisted values of our criminal justice system shown by Justice William’s complaint that Teina Pora has been caught by the home invasion law. The judge says that it ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00546.htm


20: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm

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