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The Evening Post, Tuesday, 17 October, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Home shackle plan for parole - Leo the Lion given free reign to roam at Jade Stdium - Retailers tip tighter belts for Christmas - Stabbed cops fair cop - Doctors seek to screen embryos - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Home shackle plan for parole: Violent offenders could be released on parole into home detention under proposals being considered by the govt.

Leo the Lion given free reign to roam at Jade Stadium: The front page pic shows Leo dancing in the street before heading to Christchurch for rugby's NPC final.

Retailers tip tighter belts for Christmas: Kiwi families will have to tighten their belts this Xmas with retailers signalling price rises are now inevitable in the next two months.

Stabbed cop's fairs cop: Nigel Hendrikes - the policeman forced to quit after a stabbing almost killed him in 1993 - proved yesterday he can still catch a thief.

Doctors seek to screen embryos: NZ fertility specialists are seeking permission for chromosome testing to screen out faulty embryos and boost the success rate of test-tube fertilisation.

Inside headlines
- NZ may send 20 peacekeepers to Solomans;
- Immigration rules to be more flexible;
- Hutt to keep ward system;
- No Indonesia at seminars;
- Sculptors aim to carve names for themselves;
- Wife cross after husband's boitch-up;
- NZ First plans to cut candidates;
- Getting tough on youth no help - report;
- Attacker may kill;
- Embassy boosts security after angry calls;
- Refuge warns of kids with sex problems;
- Plaza objectors drop out;
- Tape inspires woman to thwart robbers;
- Lifejacket bylaw aimed for summer;
- House handed back.

Sports lead
Prospects promising for Ieremia: Wellington Lions centre Alama Ieremia hopes to be running at full speed by tommorrow's training, after taking it easy today.

Editorial: Kylie Jones must never be forgotten.

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