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The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

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1: Sludge Report #127 - The Hunt For Flight 77

In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00030.htm


2: New antibiotic to fight "superbugs" in New Zealand

A new antibiotic - heralded as one of the greatest breakthroughs in the fight against "superbugs" or MRSA - is now available to help New Zealand specialists combat serious antibiotic-resistant infections.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0203/S00007.htm


3: Scoop Images: 757 or F16? You Be The Judge

http://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/0203/411ac71d792ff595e75e.jpeg Image Highlighting The Plane That Hit The Pentagon...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00050.htm


4: Sludge Report #129 – Great Pics, But No Flight 77

“Moment of impact at Pentagon” screams the headline. And startling new pictures all right (Why haven’t we seen these before!). But hold it a second. There is still no plane!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00047.htm


5: Flight 77 Mystery A Disinformation Campaign

"Then, when the government hands out photos of the actual impact taken by a security camera, the same media will work hard to dismiss all critics of the government, indeed the internet community as a whole, as not worthy of serious note. Intelligence ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00051.htm


6: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00079.htm


7: Transcript: “Earth Shattering” World Bank Scoop

Transcript of Interview of Greg Palast, Journalist for BBC and Observer, London, by Alex Jones

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00044.htm


8: HARD NEWS 08/03/02 - Going to Hell

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... can we make it official now? The United States of America is in the hands of a bunch of dangerous lunatics. First, the nonsensical threat of a military war against a so-called "Axis of Evil". Now, it's a trade war against ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00045.htm


9: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (1)

The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00121.htm


10: Kiwi Makes Flight To Intl. Gaming Developer Conf.

Tim Nixon is taking his first trip to California this month, thanks to a generous sponsorship grant from Electronic Arts (EA) NZ. The 19-year-old student is making history as the only student from the Asia Pacific region, and one of only 25 applicants ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0203/S00010.htm


11: Intel Pentium 4 Processor Comes To Mobile PCs

Intel® NetBurst™ Micro-Architecture, New Chipset And Advanced Power Management Features Deliver Leap in Performance

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0203/S00006.htm


12: The GW Bush - Osama Bin Laden Connection

EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00108.htm


13: Howard's End: Mercenaries Better Than U.N. Troops

The days of countries contributing U.N. Peacekeepers might be numbered because Private Military Companies (PMC's) are seen in a Green Paper report to the British Parliament as being more cost effective and doing a better job. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00046.htm


14: Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World

One of the most extraordinary documentaries this Scoop has ever seen was broadcast on TV2 last night. The documentary "Signs Of God - Science Tests Faith", from Fox News was broadcast live on October 13 in Los Angeles (yesterday NZT).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00078.htm


15: Pentagon Renovation and Rebuilding Briefing

The aircraft approached the building from the west side at very low altitude, just skimming across the heliport side of the building, entered Wedge One adjacent to Radial Corridor 4, traveled at about a 45 degree angle through the building toward ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0203/S00035.htm


16: Scoop Satirical Image: Harry Pothead

... found circulating on the Internet and forwarded to Scoop by a reader...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0201/S00022.htm


17: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!

Scoop is delighted to present to Frodo and Bilbo Baggin’s house in the Waikato – Bag End. Now we are getting magical….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9911/S00092.htm


18: Scoop Images: Lord Of The Rings Poster

This Lord of The Rings movie poster was recently posted by Scoop’s content partner http://theonering.net .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00170.htm


19: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. Yet another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing the other side of the millhouse pictured in an earlier shot, in the sun, before it was burned down. Hobbit houses can be seen across the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00068.htm


20: Images: 'Interviews And Other Lies'

'New Zealand media is hard to make fun of because it already parodies itself' says Fringe Festival 2002 play writer Tim Barcode.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00043.htm


21: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


22: Women Want Tougher Sex Laws

SUVA (Pasifik Nius): A group of Fiji women and their daughters yesterday presented a petition to the President, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, at Government House calling for stricter legislation and penalties for rape and other sexual crimes, the Daily Post ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0203/S00034.htm


23: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


24: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


25: Plain English - Friday 8 March 2002

Our oldest child is in year 10 this year (4th form), so that's almost 10 years standing in the queues at parent-teacher evenings and talking to the parents on the sideline. At last count it will be a good 16 more years before my family is finished with schools. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0203/S00157.htm


26: Scoop Images: Sir Peter Blake Memorial Service

In excess of 30,000 people gathered on Sunday morning December 23rd to say farewell to Sir Peter Blake in a Memorial Service held in the Auckland Domain.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00126.htm


27: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00122.htm


28: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

More Sludge On Flight 77: No Chocolate Fish For msnbc - Hard News Is Here! - Howard’s End: British Report Favours Mercenaries - Transcript: “Earth Shattering” World Bank Scoop - Vatican Asks Where’s The Help In The Middle East? - Allegations Of Sex Abuse ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00049.htm


29: Scoop Images: Bree Is Spooky At Night….

Having seemingly scored the internet Scoop of the week with his pictures of BREE AT FIRST LIGHT Scoop contacted the Hobbit who scooped the world and asked him if he had any more snaps from his visit to Bree….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00074.htm


30: Catherine Austin Fitts: Hold the Line

In the movie THE PATRIOT, farmer-turned-soldier Benjamin Martin, played by Mel Gibson, develops the battle plan that wins the day. Because it is widely believed that the militia can never hold the line, Martin promises that he and his men can. The British ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00009.htm


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