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TV3 news - 154 Days To The Millennium

US GUNMAN: Gunman's murderous rampage in America appears to have been sparked by losses on the sharemarket. Police search building for gunman after shooting starts. Crying woman talks of her fear. Spree started when the killer went into a broking firm and said he hoped it wouldn't re. Gunman killed nine people in two offices. 44-year-old stock trader Mark Barton. At his home found battered bodies of wife and two children. Eventually killer killed himself. It has also been revealed that the shooter was the suspect in the murders of two other members of his family in a trailor park.

FLASH FLOOD: Swiss fireman warned the canyon tour party a storm was coming. Several survivors of the disaster gather together quietly to talk. Woman says it all happened very fast. Victims died by . Canyoning now all cancelled but local judge tries it out to try and find out what happened. Memorial service to be held tomorrow. It may be weeks before a judge decides whether negligence was involved. TV3 teporter live in Interlaken: at least two warnings made, but only one definitely made to the canyoners - one Swiss newspaper has published the names and photos of the victims even though the police are still staying quiet.

ANGELINA EDWARDS VERDICT: Jury in Angelina Edwards manslaughter case in Auckland High Court. Five people on trial. Reporter Jacinta Sutton live: Father and mother and daughter found guilty - son guilty of assault - 17-year-old with name suppression found guilty of manslaughter. Family of victim say they are happy with the result.



TOURISM BOARD LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN: Tourism Board is launching the $30 million millennium campaign tonight. The industry hasn't seen the details yet but we have. "100% per indulgence - 100% pure amazement - 100 % pure spirit" - "Don't dream its over" from Neil Finn the theme song. If it seems familiar it is "100% Pure New Zealand" was revealed as the campaign idea several months ago by TV3. Helen Clark says the Tourism Board is missing the boat launching just five months before the millennium. People at conference say it is "brilliant in its simplicity". Industry is going to its awards dinner tonight and reaction will filter back over next few days.

WINZ ROW: The Winz manager held responsible for the $165,000 charter flight has resigned from her job - lawyer Peter Cullen shows media her resignation letter. He says she was forced to resign after being "hung out to dry" by her boss. Cullen now wants to tackle Christine Rankin in the employment court. Resignation letter says Rankin was going to be judge and jury in the disciplinary hearing.

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