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Drug Company Going – Overturned Yacht – Florida Recount – Lost World

- DRUG COMPANY GOING: The drug giant that will form when GlaxoWellcome merges with SmithKline Beecham is ready to pull out of New Zealand by 2002 if it sees no relaxation of Pharmac’s cost squeezing drug subsidy policies.

- OVERTURNED YACHT: Kiw skipper Chris Dickson and his crew dived for their lives hen their America’s Cup yacht toppled over in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf yesterday.

- FLORIDA RECOUNT: The Florida Supreme Court yesterday ordered that manual recounts from the November 7 United States presidential election be added to the final tally, throwing Democrat Al Gore a lifeline.

- LOST WORLD: The BBC has confirmed it will start filming a $25 million television production of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World in New Zealand.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Gaps policy under renewed attack;
- Medals given to soldiers’ loved ones;
- Review of holiday provisions proposed;
- Cullen rules out directing trusts;
- Students suffered – department;
- Mail queries pile up at Inland Revenue;
- Govt super fund oversold, says English.

Editorial: Baksheesh for lawyers.

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