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TV 3 News Monitor, Tuesday, February 27, 2001


- Law commission recommends changes to jury system and Justice Minister Phil Goff welcomes their report and promises to take it to cabinet.


An Auckland mother has accused Mt Eden prison authorities of beating her 19-year-old son. The prison agrees a confrontation took place but says no further action will be taken.


Police investigating the Lundy double murder have discounted two tomahawks from their inquiries.


A foot and mouth disease crisis is increasing in Great Britain with 7000 animals having already being slaughtered.


Severe flooding in Africa is threatening many more people.


The family of Adam Tompkins - who was crushed to death while working for Bridgestone/Firestone - believes he died needlessly and are adamant the tyre comapany's safety procedures are lax.


In the wake of the death at 92 cricketing legend Sir Don Bradman the tribute continue to flood in.


An ancient skeleton has been located - standing up - during excavations in an Auckland building site.


CYFS have been critised in the report into the brutal case of Sade Trembath.


A baby has survived below freezing temperatures in Canada.

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