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Steven Wallace – Baby Bashing – Mark Todd – Overstayers – All Blacks – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: Mark Todd

STEVEN WALLACE: The Dominion leads today with a report that the constable who shot and killed Waitara man Steven Wallace could potentially face charges in court, Police Commissioner Rob Robinson says.

BABY BASHING: The front-page photo shows a picture of the Whangarei Toddler in Starship Hospital in happier times. An accompanying report says the girl could remain in a coma for weeks while swelling in her brain goes down enough for doctors to determine whether or not she will survive if life-support is turned off.

Also on the front page:

- MARK TODD: Champion eventer Mark Todd says he is aware of the political furore over his Olympic bid, but plans to ride anyway;

- OVERSTAYERS: a report that Trevor Mallard has apologised for a mailout to Pacific Islanders warning about overstaying;

- ALL BLACKS: a photo of a group of toddlers who turned up to All Black training in Palmerston North yesterday.

Inside Political Headlines

- Cocaine or not, it’s not my job to choose athletes – Mallard;
- Brash’s plea to cap wages unrealistic say unions;
- Health bill “heralds change for better”;
- Clash over hospital staff crisis;
- Mediation option in Fire Service row;
- Improvement to youth schemes urged.

EDITORIAL – MARK TODD: Sports chiefs must front up.

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