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EVENING POST NEWS MONITOR, 13 07 01


'TORTURED' children offered $6 million - Torn between two anthems - Dialect study the talk of capital - Jonah's staying - same game, same house - Teenage drink-drive convictions soar - Inside headlines - Sports lead - Editorial


'Tortured' Children offered $6million: Former Lake Alice child patients who say they were abused and tortured at the mental institute have been offered more than $6million in compensation by the government.


Torn between two anthems: It's a game of two halves. But for singer Andrea Sanders tonight's trans-tasman rugby league test will be one of two anthems.


Dialect study the talk of capital: Wellington - home to the Beehive, the cable car and Te Papa - but could it also be home to it's own unique dialect.


Jonahs's staying - same game, same house: No way. Jonah's not about to leave the All Blacks and play league for the Warriors. And he hasn't moved house.


Inside headlines
- Hospitals see red over funds shift;
- Police find missing All Black;
- A funeral with no place for teara;
- 'Serious' judgement error over caesarian;
- Kapiti fishermen in a flap over snapper catches;
- Council's quake stand attacked by geologist;
- Unassigned child case tally prompts concern;
- Deputy fires first gun n mayoral race


Sports lead
Expect fireworks: Australian hardman Shane Webcke is expecting a brutal confrontation against the Kiwis tonight and he won't be backing away.


Editorial: Learning to live with alcohol;
Get a life, Sonny

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