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National Radio Midday Bulletin

GUNMAN: A gunman is on the loose in Atlanta after killing a dozen people and wounding a dozen more. The gunman opened fire with two handguns in a stock office. He has killed his wife and child. It is believed he is distraught over stock prices.

WINZ: The WINZ manager who chartered an aircraft has resigned today.

LOTTO FUND: Peter Dunne has called for the parliamentary lottery discretionary fund to be scrapped after allegations that Jack Elder used some of his $280,000 discretionary fund inappropriately.

CORRECTIONS: The Corrections Department says it has taken action in inmate assessment after two teenagers committed suicide in custody but cannot guarantee it will not happen again.

YOUTH SEX OFFENDERS: A silent protest has greeted Prime Minister Shipley as she visited the opening of a new facility for child youth sex offenders in Christchurch.

EREBUS ANNIVERSARY: Maurice Williamson says he will remember the 20 year anniversary of Erebus by tabling the official report into the accident which has still not been officially recognised. It was rejected by Muldoon at the time.

BRITOMART: There is no word on the Britomart project after the council turned down requests by developers for an extra $15 million.

NEUROSURGEONS: Neurosurgeons in smaller hospitals are to get technology upgrades which will allow surgeons to consult with each other between hospitals for second opinions and to transport images.

SWISS TRAGEDY: Survivors are now free to leave after helping to identify their companions.

TOURISM: The Tourism Board has set out ambitious goals involving increasing tourists and revenue.

COOK ISLANDS: The Cook Islands Parliament has opened and the new Prime Minister has been sworn in after the previous PM resigned yesterday.

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