CanadaVOTES: Libertarian John Kittridge in St. Paul’s

Monday, October 13, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with John Kittredge. John is a candidate in Toronto, Ontario’s St. Paul riding, running under the Libertarian Party banner. Libertarians are a minor, registered political party; they are looking …

Elite Boston Marathon runner Emily Levan discusses life and running

Saturday, April 23, 2005 The interview below was conducted by Pingswept over the phone with Emily Levan on April 21, 2005. Levan lives in Wiscasset, Maine, with her husband and daughter, and she ran in the Boston Marathon women’s race on April 18, 2005. To summarize for our readers, you recently came in 12th in …

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Read An Opinion On: Importance Of Public Speaking Skills Submitted by: Cidnee Stephen Have you ever opened up the paper or turned on the TV only to see your competitor being quoted as an expert? Are there times when they are up there speaking to your target audience, when you think, I know more than …

Nicole Kidman injured during movie stunt

Friday, January 26, 2007 Actress Nicole Kidman was injured in a car accident while filming the movie, The Invasion. The car reportedly went off course, and ran into a light pole on West Sixth Street in Los Angeles, California. “The stunt driver apparently went off course and hit a light post,” said Karen Smith, a …

Australian artist Pro Hart dies

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Pro Hart, the self-taught, internationally-acclaimed Australian artist, died at home in Broken Hill on March 28 after family members decided to cease his medication. The 77-year-old had been ill with motor neurone disease. Family members described his passing as peaceful. Hart is a household name in Australia. Hart’s son, John Hart, …

Australian Parliament hears reply to Budget

Thursday, May 11, 2006 The Australian House of Representatives heard the traditional right-of-reply to the Budget released May 9, from the Australian Labor Party, led by Kim Beazley (Labor, Brand), plus Budget replies from minor parties in the Australian Senate. While the Budget is politically popular, having as one of its main features significant tax …

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Read An Opinion On: Safetyandmobility Website Get professional service for better life mobility by George VelvetMost of us take for granted what we are given. We do not realize how blessed we are that we can walk, talk and generally live a normal life. People who suffer from handicaps don’t have the same mobility as …

Mexico on path to decriminalize personal possession of drugs

Thursday, April 30, 2009 On Tuesday, April 28, the Senate of Mexico approved a bill that would decriminalize the possession of small quantities of psychoactive drugs for personal use, including marijuana and cocaine. The proposed law has the support of President Felipe Calderón. It awaits approval by the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of …

Runaway train causes chaos on London Underground

Monday, August 16, 2010 A London Underground engineering train ran away and travelled four miles on the Underground’s Northern Line early on Friday morning, resulting in part of the Northern Line, which carries 500,000 passengers daily, being closed for much of the day. The runaway train apparently had an engineering defect. The London Underground, also …

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Read An Opinion On: Decks Designer Brisbane Garden Design London by Peter GMake a list of the garden design requirements that you have. What you expect to get from your garden. How much you would realistically want to spend on the build, etc. The look you require. Any storage you may require, ie. garden furniture, …