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NZ Herald news monitor, 28th November 2000

I'm the winner says Bush - Flood of flooded cars pours into port - Injured toddler fights for life as police probe beating claim - Fiji sporting ban softens for sevens - Bridgeworks eliminate fast lane to holiday getaway - Deer velvet sex properties for scientific study - Fletcher leak cost woman her job - Big 'no' for treaty clauses - Govt steps up sex-disease strategy - Winner off to Oxford - Blushes at Bridal Shower

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I'M THE WINNER SAYS BUSH: Austin - Republican George W. Bush claimed the United States presidency yesterday after Florida certified him the winner of its crucial 25 electoral votes.

-FLOOD OF FLOODED CARS POURS INTO PORT - Dozens of flood-ravaged cars unloaded in Auckland yesterday have been linked to six North Island firms.

- INJURED TODDLER FIGHTS FOR LIFE AS POLICE PROBE BEATING CLAIM - An 11-month-old toddler was last night fighting for his life in the Starship children's hospital after an apparent beating.

- FIJI SPORTING BAN SOFTENS FOR SEVENS - So-called smart sanctions against Fiji have been bent to allow the troubled Pacific nation to compete in next year's Wellington rugby sevens tournament, after a failed bid to work up an international boycott.

- BRIDGEWORKS ELIMINATE FAST LANE TO HOLIDAY GETAWAY - Roadworks on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this summer will cause seven weeks of traffic jams that may delay motorists for up to 30 minutes a time.

- DEER VELVET SEX PROPERTIES FOR SCIENTIFIC STUDY - Deer velvet is about to be scientifically tested as a sexual stimulant for men, using the same research methods as the top-selling anti-impotence drug Viagra.

- FLETCHER LEAK COST WOMAN HER JOB - The woman who faxed a confidential Fletcher Challenge document to a sharetrading brother-in-law sparking an insider-trading investigation lost her job fordoing so.

- BIG NO FOR TREATY CLAUSES - Two out of every three people believe references to the Treaty of Waitangi should not be included in legislation, according to a new survey.

- GOVT STEPS UP SEX-DISEASE STRATEGY - Soaring rates of sexually transmitted diseases and teenage pregnancy have prompted the Government to fast-track plans for a sexual and reproductive health strategy.

- WINNER JOURNALIST OFF TO OXFORD - Herald television editor Louisa Cleave has been awarded a Chevening David Low Fellowship to study at Oxford University, England, next year.

- BLUSHES AT IMPROMPTU BRIDAL SHOWER - A bride was left damp but with spirits undampened after she flooded four luxury Mt Maunganui apartments - and drenched her bridal gown.

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