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16 Aug 2018   
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Important Wellington road at risk
The Government must come clean on what its new transport plan and its focus on building a new tram in Auckland at the expense of regional roads means for the future of the important Petone to Grenada Link Road, Nationalís Chris Bishop and Brett Hudson say. 
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Jozy Altidore has hat trick, Toronto FC wins Canadian title
TORONTO (AP) ó Jozy Altidore had a hat trick and Toronto FC won the Voyageurs Trophy for the seventh time Wednesday night, taking the Canadian Championship final 7-4 on aggregate with a 5-2 second-leg victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps.Sebastian... 
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Nationals' Jeremy Hellickson exits game after collision
ST. LOUIS (AP) ó Washington Nationals right-hander Jeremy Hellickson was removed from Wednesday night's game in St. Louis in the fifth inning after colliding with Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader at the plate.Hellickson was covering... 
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Suffrage exhibition celebrates 'Strong Women Standing Tall'
Women have agitated for change in countless ways since gaining the vote 125 years ago. 
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Primary teachers union appears to back down on rolling strike threat
Primary school teachers and principals appear to have backed down on threats to extend industrial action to two days, following Wednesday's nationwide strike. 
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Police emergency call staff fear being penalised by sick leave formula
Police emergency call handlers fear they are being penalised by a†formula used to work out the impact of their sick leave. 
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Steven Adams up for battle with new LA Lakers star, NBA king pin LeBron James
Steven Adams says LeBron James moving to the LA Lakers will spice up the NBA Western Conference this season. 
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Leading property developer announces a new luxury hotel for Auckland but delays to key project
Leading property developer Precinct Properties will build a new luxury hotel in Auckland and has announced a six months delay†to its big Commercial Bay waterfront project. 
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Millennials feel ignored at work, but 'reverse mentoring' is giving them a voice
IBM's millennial employees are getting a lot of one-on-one time with the company's†senior leaders. 
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Coalition partner agrees to Vanua'aku request for by-election
Vanuatu's Graon Mo Jastis Party says it won't stand a candidate in the upcoming Tanna by-election. 
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2degrees boss: It might be time to put down the phone
In a move that seems almost counter-intuitive, the boss of one of New Zealand's is urging New Zealanders to use their phones less. Outgoing 2degrees chief executive Stewart Sherriff, who has been at the helm of the telecommunications... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:45pm 

Wayne Rooney scores 2 goals, DC United beats Timbers 4-1
WASHINGTON (AP) ó Wayne Rooney scored two goals and D.C. United beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Wednesday night to move out of last place in the Eastern Conference.D.C. (6-9-6) won its third consecutive home game. Portland (10-5-7)... 
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The euthanasia debate: NZ's most vocal proponents and opponents weigh in
The debate over euthanasia has played out between some of the most vocal proponents and opponents in the country. Former prime minister Sir Bill English spoke of his fierce opposition ahead of Matt Vickers, the husband of the late... 
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Twenty-four hours, 110 times up and down notorious HaĀkarimata steps for a cause
Most people would stop after 1349 steps. 
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Man who finally admitted killing toddler after two trials has changed his mind
After two trials and three years in prison Trent Hapuku finally admitted he had killed five-month-old Mikara Reti. 
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Ex-NZ Police area commander speaks out over 173 per cent increase in injuries and deaths in his old patch
An ex-area commander for the New Zealand Police is concerned police have become "lazy" at detecting speed offences in the district he once managed. 
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Ross Taylor survives vital Anton Devcich let-off to plunder for Tallawahs in CPL
Ross Taylor may well have felt inclined to tip his yellow batting helmet to compatriot Anton Devcich after they met at†Sabina Park in Kingston. 
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