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National Radio 8am Bulletin

Rape Apology – Net Drug Sales – Chechnya – Indian Cyclone – Republicanism – School Rescue

RAPE APOLOGY: The chief social worker says the public have a double standard over the rape case. The problem is public complain when there are placements such as this made, the chief social worker says, but they also object to the construction of new secure youth facilities in their communities.

NET DRUG SALES: The Pharmaceutical’s Society says the law relating to the sale of drugs on the Internet is unclear.

CHECHNYA: For the first time in nearly two weeks Russia is allowing refugees to cross Chechnya’s border who are fleeing the fighting.

INDIAN CYCLONE: Food and other vital aid is yet to reach many people in Orissa affected by a massive cyclone. 10s of thousands are feared dead.

REPUBLICANISM: Latest opinion polls suggest Australian’s will vote against a republic. Sir Geoffrey Palmer says that becoming a republic should be a low priority for NZ as a republican campaign is launched.

SCHOOL RESCUE: Police are to talk to staff at an Auckland school – Remuera Intermediate - who took students on a walk in the Waitakere ranges yesterday in bad weather.

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