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The Christchurch Press

SAS SOLDIER The government has decided not to replace Major John McNutt, making his family feel that he died for nothing.

STATE HOUSE TENANTS A Christchurch man who earns $1,300 a week is living in a state house.

SAS soldier - State house tenants - Davis - Skyhawk

DAVIS The Prime Ministers Husband has released details of the $750,000 research grant.

SKYHAWK An Airforce Skyhawk crashed 90 nautical miles west of Perth

Inside political stories:

- TVNZ journalists clam up
- Mallard denies 'dirt file'
- Rev-up of police car fleet
- Govtr responds to Juang visit inquiry
- Ministers' staff relay e-mail joke
- Big money lures pilots overseas
- Fiji election date welcomed
- ACC to repay $10m after double-billing
- Bunkle keeping Anderton guessing

Editorial: Balkans on the boil
World: Tanks in city at war
Sport: Maxwell in wars again

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