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The Evening Post, Saturday, February 3, 2001
Article:Mathew Loh

Back off, police tell Middleton defenders - Trotting down to the park - Probe into dirty dentist claims - Crackdown on legal "drugs" - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Back off, police tell Middleton defenders: Police are warning supporters of Mark Middleton to watch what they say after he was yesterday found guilty of threatening to kill the murderer of his step-daughter - Karla Cardno.

Trotting down to the park: The front page pic shows veteran chariots punter, Bill, settling down for the first trots night at Hutt Park since 1996.

Probe into dirty dentist claims: Two Wellington dentists are under scrutiny after complaints that they didn't sterilise equipment and used the same plastic gloves to treat different patients.

Crackdown on legal drugs: Partygoers may find their choice of legal "drugs" limitited after a Health Ministry crackdown on so-call dietary supplements.

Inside headlines
- Owhiro spill heads to court;
- Trots back in harness;
- Morrison mum on Mayoralty bid;
- Rape victim 'ecstatic' at guilty veridct for Chronis;
- Illegal beach cook-up fried Makara coast;
- Fast shoe thinking

Sports lead
Trist keeps his cool: NZ cricket coach David Trist is calling for level heads in a crisis - and he's leading by example.

Editorial: Flabby of fit? It's your choice

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