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EPOST NEWS MONITOR 6.01.01

The Evening Post, Saturday, January 01, 2001
Article: Mathew Loh


Dollar cracks US45C ceiling - European beef banned - Triple the trouble, triple the fun - Cabbies' safety in spotlight again - Smile back on game boy's face - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


Dollar cracks US45C ceiling: The Kiwi dollar has cracked the US45C mark for the first time in six months, raising hopes of continued petrol price drops and cheaper imports.


European beef banned: Wgtn shopkeepers began withdrawing European beef products from their shelves Saturday after a Health Ministry ban over the "mad cow disease" scare.


Triple the trouble, triple the fun: The front page pic shows triplets Ryan, Jessica and Finn Marton.


Cabbies' safety in spotlight again: The safety of taxi drivers is again in the spotlight after a woman driver in Wellington was robbed a knifepoint by two men.


Smile back on game boy's face: A game-boy is back in hands of spina-bifida patient Conan Kirk.


Inside headlines
- Cheaper petrol may not last;
- From Pukerua Bay to the good life on a ocean wave;
- Executed Kiwi soldiers find honour in UK;
- Recovered robbbery loot key evidence;
- Levin shooting victim was shot last year;
- Rail station upgrade work starts;
- Toddler killed saving toy.


Sports lead
Harris gets hard word: Chris Harris has been told to alter his bowling approach for Zimbabwe series decider in Auckland on Sunday.


Editorial: Ready for your say.

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