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The Dominion

The Dominion leads today with report that PM Helen Clark reacted angrily last night to a suggestion that she was stirring up trouble for the man she sacked as Maori Affairs Minister, Dover Samuels.

The front-page picture shows two models who participated in the Fashion Hair Design Awards at the Town Hall yesterday.

Also on the front page:

- a report that Wanganui Hospital has admitted it forgot to diagnose an elderly man’s cancerous tumour till he collapsed and was rushed to hospital four months later;

- a report that the smell of vanilla appears to help people lose weight by causing them to desire sweets less, a study carried out in London and published yesterday says;

- a report that a savage dog attack put a 10-year-old Rotorua boy in hospital yesterday where he received more than 200 stitches to his legs and groin.

- a report that the All Black management has defended star wing Tana Umaga after he was accused of being involved in a drunken scuffle in Christchurch early yesterday;

- a report that the Rugby Union is to investigate the use of laser pointers at matches after a beam was trained into Springbok kicker Braam van Straaten’s eyes as he lined up to take a penalty during Saturday’s tri-nations match against the All Blacks in Christchurch;

Inside Political Headlines:

- POLITICAL WEEK: Confident Clark can afford take-it-or-leave-it attitude;
- Tax breaks for research still a “live issue”;
- Eftpos to pay for e-goods;
- School fees reprisals “rare”;
- Parents’ clout over teachers could grow.

EDITORIAL – Stop the dithering over the Super scheme.

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