Wikinews attends a ‘Dialogue with Decision Makers’

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Wikinews attends a ‘Dialogue with Decision Makers’

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Two weeks ago, on February 1st, it was the second day of the national environmental Focus the Nation teach-in. One of these events, which took place at the same time at other educational institutions across the country, took place in the city of Lynn at the campus of North Shore Community […]

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Celebrities contribute to Katrina relief

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Celebrities contribute to Katrina relief

Published:Wednesday, September 7, 2005Updated:Saturday, September 10, 2005 (Travolta, Preston, Moore, Stones, Three Doors Down, Johnson, Smith) After Hurricane Katrina passed across the United States, various artists and media stars have leapt at a call to action. John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston flew his private plane to deliver a load of supplies and tetanus vaccine […]

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Augusten Burroughs on addiction, writing, his family and his new book

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Augusten Burroughs on addiction, writing, his family and his new book

Friday, October 12, 2007 I had an unofficial phone call from Gay Talese last Tuesday. He had just flown back from Colombia and he was cranky. “I’m happy to do an interview with you,” he said, “but what the hell could you ask me that’s not already out there? Have you even bothered to look?!” […]

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Dublin travel agents occupy offices against closure

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Dublin travel agents occupy offices against closure
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Dec 17

Monday, August 3, 2009 Employees of two Thomas Cook travel agency offices in Dublin, Ireland have occupied their offices in response to management’s announcement of earlier closure dates for the sites. On Friday, July 31, 40 employees at the Thomas Cook store in Grafton Street began an occupation protest after the sudden announcement of the […]

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Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010

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Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010
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Dec 15

Monday, June 7, 2010 An acrobatic group known by the name of Spelbound has been declared as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010, a televised variety talent show competition broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. As the winning act of the show, Spelbound have won £100,000 (US$144,580, €120,313, A$175,079) and a place at […]

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How Auto Insurance Can Keep You And Your Vehicle Protected

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Dec 14

See More About: Aami Insurance NSW Aami Insurance Online byAlma Abell Automobile insurance is designed to help keep a car owner protected against any unexpected circumstances. Accidents, vandalism, and theft are just a few situations when auto insurance prevents the owner from experiencing the financial impact of the unforeseen incident. There are various types of […]

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At least nine missing after Russian military plane crashes into Pacific

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At least nine missing after Russian military plane crashes into Pacific
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Dec 12

Saturday, November 7, 2009 A Russian military plane crashed today in the Pacific Ocean. At least nine are missing after the turboprop went down in the Strait of Tartary, which is located in the far east of the country. The Tupolev Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance/anti-submarine aircraft, which is based on the Tu-95 strategic bomber, was reported […]

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Wheelchair-bound Australian rescued in New Orleans

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Wheelchair-bound Australian rescued in New Orleans
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Dec 12

Tuesday, September 6, 2005 A 75 year old wheelchair-bound Australian man has been rescued from his home in New Orleans. Keith Faulkner was rescued by a neighbour after floodwaters stranded him in his home for five days. Mr Faulkner is suffering from cancer. He was left behind by his family as floodwaters rose. “When the […]

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Bobby Robson to undergo cancer surgery

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Bobby Robson to undergo cancer surgery
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Dec 12

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Former England football manager, Bobby Robson CBE, will undergo surgery to remove a tumour on his brain today. Bobby Robson is 73-years-old, and has managed various soccer teams such as England, Newcastle United, Ipswich, Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven, Fulham, Sporting Lisbon and FC Porto. Currently, he is employed as a consultant for […]

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UK general election, 2005

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UK general election, 2005
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Dec 11

Thursday, May 5, 2005 The United Kingdom General Election Results: Labour Conservative Lib Dems 355 197 62 DUP SNP Sinn Féin 7 6 5 Plaid Cymru SDLP UUP 3 3 1 RESPECT IKHH Ind.   1 1 1   Wikinews will have coverage of the election results at: Results of 2005 United Kingdom General Election […]

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