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Another blow for pub smokers - Capital spot for rappers - Doolan steps down after week from hell - Cat-attacker Max given final run - Mystery revealed as candidate No 4 - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial

Another blow for pub smokers: The campaign to ban smoking in bars and restaurants got a boost today with a survey showing many Wgtn workers suffer throat and lung irritation from passive smoking.

Capital spot for rapper: The front page pic shows rapper Marshall Mathers III aks Eminem who may be play in Wgtn this year.

Doolan steps down after week from hell: Chief social worker Mike Doolan stepped down today bringing to an end a "week from hell".

Cat-attacker Max given final run: A cat-killing black lab was scheduled to be put down today.

Mystery revealed as candidate No 4: Former rep cricketer, broadcaster John "mystery" Morrison wants to be the next Mayor.

Inside headlines
- Sorry, sorry and good-bye;
- Stay away Latimer tells protesters;
- Bank probe costs $2m;
- Never a boring day, says Zoo man;
- Govt faces gambling dilemma - review;
- Kidnapped Kiwi freed;
- School drug education programme may close;
- Officials made mistake, says Minister

Sports lead
Big guns ready to fire: The Hurricanes appear set to have two of their major weapons - Jonah Lomu and Filo Tiatia - back for Saturday's clash against the Northern Bulls At Wgtn's WestpacTrust Stadium.

Editorial: Which contender will keep the spirit alive;
No way to run a business

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