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

1: Sludge Report #39 – What Might Be

In this edition: What Might Become Of The World Under George "Dubya" Bush’s Leadership

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00050.htm


2: What Price Will Lee Pay For Holocaust Comments?

A Government Minister has again inflamed race relations using the word "holocaust" in relation to Maori, National Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00080.htm


3: NEWSFLASH: Gore Takes Florida

Vice President Al Gore has taken Florida in the US presidential elections, giving him 25 vital electoral votes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00051.htm


4: ELECTIONS 2000: SELECTED WEB SITE LINKS

Links galore to US Elections online resources....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00052.htm


5: NEWSFLASH: US Election Heads Down To Wire

With polls closed in all except the far Western states of Washington, Oregon, California and Alaska CNN is continuing to call the US Presidential Election too close to call.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00054.htm


6: Let the demolition begin

A few hardy souls attacked ye old “gothic plaster look” which marked the entrance of the old Indigo Bar in Wellington last night

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00042.htm


7: DOWN SIZING

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00049.htm


8: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 8 November

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Gloom Merchants (out of order) - Parole Law – The H Word and the PM - Immunisation Strategy – Seasonal Work – Mining on DOC Land – 1080 Slime Spills – Patronage Funding – People’s Bank Funding – ACC Medical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00052.htm


9: Launch Of NZ's First Online Men's Magazine

From today, Kiwi men will be able to voice their opinions across the country, with the launch of New Zealand¹s first interactive, online magazine for men, www.fire-engine.co.nz.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00017.htm


10: Richard Prebbles Letter From Wellington #37

Dollar's Direction - Resignation A Seven Day Wonder - What Was She Doing? - ACT Wednesday - Foreign Doctors' Registration - Resource Management Act - Parole Reform - Beads and Blankets - ACT's Briar Patch

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00099.htm


11: Scoop Archive: Tua Pulls No Punches In Child Restraint Campaign

World number one heavyweight boxing contender David Tua is putting his might behind a new campaign to make sure children are buckled up safely when they travel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/db/d2/200011061035.41c2af3f.html


12: Gathering faces competition

The Gathering, in Nelson, is New Zealand premier New Years dance event, but this year it faces competition.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00044.htm


13: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day November 7

Today's Questions concern: Health Treaty Clause – Fiscal Surplus – Unallocated Children At Risk - The “H” Word And Sandra Lee – Singapore Brain Drain – Cancer Treatment Shortages – Employment – R&D Tax Deductibility – Solomons Peace Keeping – Whakapapa ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00046.htm


14: US Elections: Three Strikes & You're Out, Mr. Bush

With the revelation last night of the drunk driving arrest and conviction in 1976 of George W. Bush, this marks the THIRD arrest -- that we know of -- involving this man who would be President.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00033.htm


15: What's gone wrong with TEAC?

The sudden, immediate resignation of Tertiary Education Advisory Commission Chair Norman Kingsbury raises more questions than Steve Maharey's statement answers, National's Tertiary Education spokesperson Maurice Williamson said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00137.htm


16: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 8 November

1. MARK PECK to the Minister of Finance: Does he believe that the doom merchants have had a negative effect on economic growth?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00146.htm


17: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


18: On The Right: A Tale Of Two Ruths

There has been quite a bit going on this week in the wonderful and wacky world of politics. Lot’s of interesting events. However I’ve been busy doing my exams, so forgive me if I don’t know any of them. Therefore this issue of On The Right is more ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00022.htm


19: Auckland Students choose choice

Results released voluntary student membership (VSM) was the clear winner in a referendum held at Auckland University over the last month. 5545 students chose voluntary while 3814 students choose the compuslory option.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00017.htm


20: Students Vote For Voluntary Membership

University of Auckland students have voted to maintain voluntary membership of the Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00018.htm

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