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National Radio 7am Bulletin

TURKISH EARTHQUAKE: The death toll is rising and throusands are feared dead in Turkish quake.

TIMBERLANDS: Opposition turning up the heat – Hlen Clark says Timberlands was running a dirty campaign verging on corruption. Greens and Alliance are also calling for an investigation.

FIJI EXPLOSIONS: Two explosions in Fiji are being investigated.

ASSASSINATION: Don McKinnon says five people flown to New Zealand during the assassination inquiry are welcome to stay as long as is necessary.

FIVE STEPS AHEAD: Government will today explain how to direct the economy towards a Knowledge Economy. Expected to announce support for student, links for business and research, and other things. Jane Kelsey says it is a cynical campaign launch.

INCIS: Prospect of an inquiry hangs over agencies involved in INCIS.

IMMUNISATION: NZ’s decision not to have an immunisation register is at odds with Australia which has had one since 1996.

PRINCESS DI: State prosecutor in Paris has recommended dropping charges against photographers in the Princess Diana investigation.

CONCERTS: Decision expected on Firday on whether the Bastion Point concert will go ahead.

AMERICAS CUP: Two new black boats will emerge from the boat building shed today.

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