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


1: Eco-Economy: Job machine misses great opportunity

Jim's job machine won't work. So disappointing, such an oppportunity for regional development, but just the wrong model! The publicity so far omits all mention of the best banking models for financing small businesses and it looks unfortunately ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00051.htm


2: FBI Training Focuses On Holocaust

Trainee FBI agents in America are, for the first time, focusing on the role played by Hitler's police during the Holocaust as part of their training. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00048.htm


3: Wayne Smith Regrets All Black Announcement Delay

All Black coach Wayne Smith regrets the delay in announcing the All Black team for Saturday's test with Australia. "I'm really sorry, but it's not my fault," an angry Smith said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00133.htm


4: Sludge Report #21 – Beasts In The House

The following are a series of colourful quotations made by members in the NZ Parliament. As can be seen, the remark made by Grant Gillon on Tuesday is not the first offensive remark made in the house linking members and animals.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00039.htm


5: HARD NEWS 7/7/00 - Just the Fax

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it's the season when we need to visit our local pharmacist. To top up on Vitamin C, get advice on which cold and flu remedies are right for us - and to send muckraking faxes to the Parliamentary press gallery.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00043.htm


6: World Cup Soccer Bid 2006 - Dempsey Allegations

Charlie Dempsey, the Kiwi responsible for South Africa losing it’s bid to hold the 2006 soccer world cup final, was allegedly offered a gift by German interests in return for the guarantee of his vote, the Irish Times Newspaper reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00044.htm


7: Fiji Coup - Qarase Govt Out Thursday

Crumbling to pressure from rebel leader George Speight, the Fijian military will dissolve the new Qarase Government on Thursday and hand over power to a new President, yet to be selected.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00054.htm


8: Dempsey Retires Early

Oceana soccer head Charlie Dempsey, 79, has bowed to pressure from colleagues and will retire early from his position.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00052.htm


9: Legal Action Over Hoax World Cup Bribe Letters

The German Football Association (DFB) and the world´s football governing body, FIFA, are considering taking legal action against the representatives of the German satirical magazine "Titanic" whose falsified letters sent to the members of the FIFA ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SP0007/S00006.htm


10: Scoop Images: The Missile That Wasn't Shot Down

A Greenpeace photographer caught these shots of a Minuteman II missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base - part of the US government's failed Star Wars test on 7 July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00053.htm


11: TV3 News

Charlie Dempsey’s Own Goal – World Exclusive Interview With Dempsey – South African Response – Cancer Inquiry – Fiji Coup

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0007/S00029.htm


12: Arts report should be made public

It is unacceptable that taxpayers money has been spent on a report that may never see the light of day, says National's Culture & Heritage spokesperson Simon Upton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00124.htm


13: Media Flash - Oz Media Weekly E-Newspaper

Inside 'Media Flash' This Week * CRIKEY! E-Mags Fight It Out * NOT AGAIN! Competitor Number Five Enters Melbourne's Diamond Valley * HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Sydney's Torch Group Celebrates ... And Recalls The Bombing * ALL THE WINNERS: Australian Suburban Newspapers' ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00049.htm


14: NZ Mp3 Site Signals New Era For Kiwi Music

The man behind New Zealand's first comprehensive mp3 site says today's official launch marks the start of an exciting new era for New Zealand music.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00019.htm


15: Staunch Launch -Youth Take Off!

Staunch, the Alliance youth wing, held it's first national gathering over the weekend, and elected two spokespeople, Tom Haig and Julie Fairey. Over twenty youth activists from around Aotearoa-New Zealand met in Wellington, enlivening the fusty halls of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00032.htm


16: FIFA World Cup 2006 : FIFA Statement

Zürich, 7 July 2000 - In a reaction to rumours and speculation circulating after the FIFA Executive Committee had awarded the 2006 World Cup to Germany, FIFA has been in close liaison with the German Football Association (DFB) in an attempt to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SP0007/S00004.htm


17: Historic Local Feature for Film Festival

A gloriously re-tinted early New Zealand feature film, The Bush Cinderella, will screen in the Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin Film Festivals this July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00006.htm


18: Irish Times Editorial: South Africa Loses

A great opportunity was lost yesterday to spread the benefits of sports internationalism more evenly around the world when FIFA voted against awarding the 2006 soccer World Cup to South Africa in favour of Germany. The dramatic final vote, in which the New ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00019.htm


19: Voting Procedure For 2006 FIFA World Cup Decision

Zurich, 5 July 2000 - The FIFA Executive Committee has approved the following system to select the host country of the 2006 FIFA World Cup ™:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SP0007/S00005.htm


20: Reason, not rhetoric on the sale of liquor

Amidst the somewhat predictable cries of concern that coincided with the six-month anniversary of the Sale of Liquor Amendment Act, it was heartening to see the Minister of Youth Affairs demonstrating a laudable degree of perspective on the issue of youth ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00031.htm


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