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MIQ worker testing: dozens may be missing regular Covid-19 swabs
Critical testing of workers at managed isolation facilities is again under scrutiny with revelations dozens of staff may not be getting regular Covid-19 swabs. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 5:35am 

Covering Climate Now: Are we doing enough to prepare?
As part of the global Covering Climate Now initiative, the Herald is dedicating a week of coverage to the issues surrounding the climate crisis. In the final of a series of in-depth interviews with leading experts on key policy areas,... 
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Polyfest back with strong diversity showing
Backstage left, a group of Korean dancers from St Cuthbert's College are on the move, their long, fluorescent robes rustling. They are about to go on stage at Polyfest, and they're excited."We were so worried it would be cancelled,"... 
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-Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Black motorist
-Saudi official: Expanded talks should follow any Iran nuclear deal
-UPDATE 1-Saudi official: Expanded talks should follow any Iran nuclear deal
-The #1 Reason Why You Shouldn't Eat Salmon, According to Science

Taranaki Mountainaires' new general manager aims to help get the club out in the community
Opunakeís Mitchell Langton is the new general manager of Taranakiís premier basketball team. 
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Justin Bieber says his drug problem was so bad that bodyguards would check his pulse as he slept
Justin Bieber has opened up about his transformation from wild child to reformed character. 
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Netflix adds Jamie Foxx to its star-driven roster of 'Embarrassing' sitcoms
Netflix premieres a sitcom this week with the self-explanatory title "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!," which stars Jamie Foxx and is inspired (and produced by) his daughter, Corinne Foxx. It's pretty much everything the exclamation point would suggest -- a star-driven exercise that's loud but not very good. 
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-Apple begins studying whether the Watch can predict COVID-19

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Facebook faces investigation over data breach
The Irish Data Protection Commission is to launch an investigation into whether it broke GDPR rules. 
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Simon Wilson: Five myths about traffic and the climate
OPINION: Driving is convenient, or so we think, but that's less true than you might think. The climate crisis offers a chance to recalibrate. 1. Google Maps makes driving better GPS tracking systems make it less likely you'll... 
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Lucky walk-ins get early vaccinations to avoid doses expiring
Members of the public who are not on the Covid-19 priority list have been getting vaccinations ahead of time to avoid supplies being wasted, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has confirmed.His response follows last-minute... 
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The Bachelor star Colton Underwood comes out as gay
Colton Underwood rose to fame on the long-running reality TV show, which sees a man select a wife. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 5:15am 

-In Minnesota, suburban mayor is thrust into policing debate
-Global Vetiver Oils Market to Reach 668.8 Tons by 2027
-Nicola Sturgeon 'should thank Boris Johnson for refusing to sign up to EU vaccine scheme'
-U.S. intelligence expects a stormy year in the Middle East

'Luther' isn't 'authentic,' BBC's diversity chief says
The BBC's diversity chief has said its hit detective series "Luther" is not "authentic" enough. 
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Morgan Wallen says he's working on himself after racial slur controversy
After apologizing in February for a racial slur controversy, Morgan Wallen isn't planning on riding the success of his recent album. 
© 2021 CNN 4:36am 

Former 'Bachelor' star Colton Underwood: 'I'm gay'
Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning. 
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-This startup wants to use technology to help solve Austin's housing shortage problem
-Connected Cannabis Co. raises $30 million to bring its designer weed strains to more states
-Vizio's rotating Elevate soundbar is $220 off at Wellbots
-Pale Blue Dot aims to be Europe's premier early-stage climate investor and has $100 million to prove it
-Outschool is the newest edtech unicorn
-Spotify's improved podcast charts now rank individual episodes
-Upstack raises $50M for its platform and advisory to help businesses plan and buy for digital transformation
-Amazon's redesigned Echo Buds offer improved noise cancellation for $120
-Plex raises $50M growth round to fuel ad-supported streaming, expansions
-Plex's latest funding will boost its own streaming catalog while supporting others
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