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Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

The election news rush appears to be on with Scoop rating roughly 40% ahead of its ordinary levels today. Today's top 20 rating items are...

1: Americas Cup - Prada Leads Table As RR2 Ends

Round Robin two of the Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Selection Series ended after three previously cancelled matches were re-sailed from Race 6 of 14 November. Team Prada's yacht Luna Rossa completed the Round Robin yesterday with a total of 46 points, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00101.htm


2: Short And Sweet: Shipley Vs Clark - Both Lose

Tonight, with four days to go, a much promoted - mano-a-mano - Shipley vs Clark TV special was the centerpiece of the campaign for both major parties on state TV's leading serious channel Television One.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00165.htm


3: Americas Cup: Three Great Matches End RR2

Round Robin Two of the Louis Vuitton Cup finished with a flourish on Saturday. Three matches, rescheduled from Race Six, were sailed today. The matches were outstanding - all at one point featured good close match racing by teams fighting for precious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00102.htm


4: ELECTION 1999: Voting In The Dark

The state of democracy in New Zealand looks shot to bits as, only four days out from a general election, nearly half of all voters do not understand how our electoral system works and forty per cent are unaware they will also be required to vote on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00169.htm


5: Scoop Images: We’ve Got Jonah!

Jonah Lomu has signed to the Wellington Rugby Football Union for two years and will be eligible to play for both the Hurricane’s Super 12 team and the Lions NPC team. There is some talk about the odd game for the Petone club too. Jonah says he is looking ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00168.htm


6: Scoop Oddity: There's Magic In Them There Numbers

After observing the celebrations of the last completely odd day for 1112 years last Friday, Scoop on a hunch decided to check whether the date was also a prime - that is, a number indivisible.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00162.htm


7: Australia Levies New Tax To Pay For Timor Troops

While Jenny and Helen argue over what increased taxes on higher income earners might do to the economy, Australia has simply gone out and done it - a tax to pay for peace. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00166.htm


8: The old pragmatism versus ideology debate

Breaking the habit of a political lifetime, upton-on-line tuned into Holmes at 7 pm to catch the head to head leaders' debate between Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00554.htm


9: Selwyn Manning's Election Predictions

Isn’t democracy a fine thing. Just when it seems this country has been governed by self perceived born to rule cronies forever, the population deals out a right old telling off. Yip, here in south Auckland, three terms is long enough. That’s the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00160.htm


10: ELECTION 1999: Jonathan Hill's Election Prediction

Right. As the chances of getting this right are slim indeed, this guess is purely on gut feeling. I'm picking a week of negative campaigning from National is not going to wash well with voters and will eventually be to the party's detriment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00155.htm


11: SCOOP ELECTION: John Howard's Election Picks

Contrary to my Scoop colleagues predictions on the outcome of the election, I am favouring a National-led government for the following reasons.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00158.htm


12: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


13: The TV Guide New Zealand TV Awards - Results

Undercover cop show LAWLESS dominates drama awards - Lifetime Achievement Award for Selwyn Toogood - Liz Gunn Best Presenter

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9911/S00080.htm


14: ELECTION 1999: Alastair Thompson’s Predictions

I find it hard to agree with the prevailing media opinion that this election is headed for a cut and dried victory to Labour. Most of the media commentary on this subject is based on the grand convergence of polls this last Friday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00156.htm


15: A Reminder About Helen Clark

Joy Faulkner reminds everyone - before they get out the wacky backy to celebrate a new Prime Minister - that Helen Clark is the woman who brought in the Smoke-free Environments Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00157.htm


16: CHP Candidate Objects To Labour’s Gay Pamphlet

Gael Donoghue, Whanganui Christian Heritage Party Candidate, and Party Health Spokesperson expressed concern today about the Gay Pamphlet published by the Labour Party which pictures their six Gay, Lesbian and Transgender candidates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00154.htm


17: NEWSFLASH: Lomu Signs With Hurricanes

LOMU SIGNS FOR WELLINGTON HURRICANES!!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00167.htm


18: SCOOP ADVISORY: Scoop Keeps Getting Better

While it is not immediately apparent on the surface - given the focus on bringing you breaking news before the traditional media - Scoop is actually a fully featured free electronic library as well as a news site.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00159.htm


19: Oil Prices Hit Record Post Cold-War Highs

Don't say Scoop didn't warn you. World oil prices have today hit US$28 per barrel, up from US$25.80 last Thursday. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00163.htm


20: Election Advertising By Timberlands Front Group

Author Nicky Hager has called for a parliamentary inquiry into links between Timberlands West Coast and the pro-logging pressure group Coast Action Network, which paid for a full-page advertisement in Coromandel today attacking the Green, Labour and Alliance ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00155.htm

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