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National Radio 11am Bulletin

1. KOSOVO - The US and Russia have signed a deal to allow Russian troops to take part in the peace-keeping force in Kosovo.

2. BOAT PEOPLE - An Airforce Orion is searching for a boat allegedly carrying more than 100 people seeking to illegally enter NZ.

3. LAB TESTS - The Medical Association is concerned at proposal to tender out lab tests, they fear it may become harder for GPs to get tests done.

4. HIP MISTAKE - An Auckland hospital that fixed the wrong hip of an elderly man is not blaming the surgeon it says it was a question of human error not competence.

5. DEBT BURDEN - The Group of Seven industrial countries have decided to slash the debt of developing countries.



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