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COALITION: The Dominion leads today with a report that Alliance Leader Jim Anderton has promised to keep his demands reasonable in the haggling with Labour that begins this afternoon over the coalition accord that will bind their government.

FLOODS: The front-page photo story shows a Waitotara couple who have been flooded out in the recent gales.

Also on the front page:

- BROWNEYE: a report that Labour says sorry for a Bob Harvey browneye;

- LANGE: a report that Former PM David Lange is attending Alcoholics Anonymous after he says he hit the bottle to drown post-politics frustration and self-pity;

- VIRGIN: a report that Air New Zealand says it is ready to take on billionaire Virgin boss Richard Branson if he extends his cut-price Australian domestic airline plans to include trans-Tasman routes;

- HOLD-UP: a report that the Mobil service station in Fergusson Drive Silverstream was held up by an armed man at 1am today;

- CHRISTMAS: a report that Christmas is weighted against women, research by the British Nutrition foundation suggests;

Inside Political Headlines:

- Henare wants cutting edge television job;
- No nonsense, Hunt warns MPs
- Lack of Maori voting papers spurs inquiry;
- Special votes still pending;
- McGillicuddy leaps into ignominy
- Artists eye new era of influence
- British Papers link Labour win to Rugby loss
- Prebble swears loyalty to capital
- Nats might dump Creech as deputy

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