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National Radio 10am Bulletin

Telecomms Inquiry – Teacher Registration – Interest Rates – Trudeau Farewelled – John Lennon’s Killer – MIR – Olympic Doping

TELECOMMS INQUIRY: The telecommunications inquiry has suggested changes to the telecommunications framework.

TEACHER REGISTRATION: Criticism of Kaipara College over the non reporting of the suspension of a teacher to the teacher registration board.

INTEREST RATES: The Reserve Bank has opted not to increase interest rates this morning in spite of looming price rises. The decision is considered evidence of the fragility of the NZ economy.

TRUDEAU FAREWELLED: The state funeral has been taking place in Montreal for former Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau. Fidel Castro and Jimmy Carter are in attendance.

JOHN LENNON’S KILLER: The man who shot and killed John Lennon has been denied parole. This was Mark Chapman’s first attempt at parole. It is likely to be two years before he receives another

MIR: The Russian space agency is deciding whether to crash MIR into the Pacific Ocean.

OLYMPIC DOPING: Two more competitors have tested positive in Olympics drugs tests.

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