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Inside Job – Pregnant Play – Phones On Planes – Foot And Mouth Scare – DWI Building

INSIDE JOB: The Corrections Department has awarded a $1200-a-day contract to a former top-ranking official without advertising it.

PREGNANT PLAY: Netball Australia is pushing to ban pregnant women from playing at the top level.

PHONES ON PLANES: A cellphone might have been used on Ansett Flight 703 seconds before it crashed near Palmerston North in June 1995.

FOOT AND MOUTH SCARE: The dollar fell half a cent yesterday after a scare that foot and mouth disease had been found at a New Zealand meatworks.

DWI BUILDING: The Department of Work and Income is committed to leasing its new community services card centre till 2005, though the Government plans to abolish the card before then.

Inside Political headlines:
- King has sympathy for Bottrill victims;
- Charities face big shakeup over taxation;
- Illegal refugees fight to stay;
- Minister wants answers on loans for computers;
- Lee backs wider powers for local authorities.

Editorial: Curbing the mullahs.

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