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The Dominion

ACC Premiums – Boag For President – Spanish Paralympians – Waitangi Celebrations – Bush Claims Presidency

- ACC PREMIUMS: Some employers will save thousands of dollars when accident compensation premiums drop in April.

- BOAG FOR PRESIDENT: Expectations of a leadership showdown in National’s parliamentary wing rose yesterday when high profile political operator Michelle Boag chose the anniversary of the Labour led Government’s first year in office to confirm her bid for the party’s presidency.

- SPANISH PARALYMPIANS: Claims that Spain paid people to pose as intellectually disabled athletes in Sydney have dealt a severe blow to the sporting reputation of the Paralympic Games.

- WAITANGI CELEBRATIONS: The Government has banned the Navy from next year’s Waitangi Day celebrations in Waitangi.

- BUSH CLAIMS PRESIDENCY: Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency of the United States yesterday after Florida certified him the winner of its crucial 25 electoral college votes.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Power has got what it takes, says Williamson;
- Minister begs columnist to stay as watchdog;
- PM backs civilian help for police;
- Kiwi knowhow may help beat grape pest;
- Restructuring promises support for social workers;
- Revised ban allows Fiji sevens team in NZ.

Editorial: Taming the Wild West.

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