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Mark Todd – All Blacks – Executive Salaries – Goldie Theft – Baby Bashing – Sunny Wellington – Political Headlines – Editorial: ERB

MARK TODD: The Dominion leads today with a report that Equestrian star Mark Todd must deny allegations of cocaine use or be dropped from the Olympic team, Deputy PM Jim Anderton said yesterday.

ALL BLACKS: The front-page photo shows an All Black fan painted black and another who is not painted black. The report talks about rising Wellington Bledisloe Cup hype.

Also on the front page:

- EXECUTIVE SALARIES: a report that size is winning over performance in setting executive salaries;

- GOLDIE THEFT: a report into the theft in Auckland of a Goldie painting from Auckland museum;

- BABY BASHING: a report that doctors are expected to know later today if a critically ill Northland toddler will survive after her life support system is turned off;

- SUNNY WELLINGTON: a report that Wellington had more sunshine hours than anywhere else in NZ in July.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Labour Law changes only cosmetic says Opposition;
- Flat tax would lift economy, say tax experts;
- Government cannot afford ACC election promise;
- Consultant bill raises National MP’s ire;
- Samules airs his previous convictions list;
- PM and Chaudhry expected to meet.

EDITORIAL: ERB – A Dangerous Experiment.

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