2 Aug 2011

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From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 2 August 2011

Critical vote could end impasse in US debt crisis, Economists warn high New Zealand dollar could be here to stay, Navy Commander stood down, Trial for man accused of New Zealand murder starts in China, Tourists say Auckland still lacks basic visitor must-haves, Secondary schools say policy change costing thousands, Retailers hurting as more New Zealanders turn to the internet, Serious computer failure stops newspapers' publication, and Taxpayers fund bid to get Key on Letterman show.