Wikinews interviews Donald K. Allen, independent candidate in US presidential elections

Monday, July 7, 2008 While nearly all mainstream coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third-party candidates. These prospects represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has reached out …

Canada’s Trinity—Spadina (Ward 20) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontoians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Trinity—Spadina (Ward 20). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for an …

Thief steals over €6 million worth of jewels from Paris store

Sunday, May 31, 2009 Police reports say that €6 million (approximately US$8.4 million) worth of jewellery was stolen by a single thief on Saturday at the Chopard store in Place Vendome in Paris, France. The crime happened in broad daylight, at about 15.00 local time (13.00 GMT), near the Ritz Hotel, an official from the …

Canadian city announces first Studios of Brampton tour

Thursday, August 25, 2005 Created by the Brampton Arts Council and the City of Brampton, the Studios of Brampton studio tour will allow residents a chance to view works by dozens of local artists at twelve locations. The tour will run October 1 & 2 from 10 pm until 4 pm ET. On the tour …

News briefs:August 2, 2010

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Doctor: Hoodies are a health risk

Thursday, November 16, 2006 According to New Zealand doctor, Doctor Glenn Twentyman from Child, Youth and Family Services at Wiri, South Auckland, hoodies can be a health risk because they block sunlight which causes a vitamin D deficiency, thus weak bones and low energy. Dr Twentyman said: “It’s the hoodies and the hats and the …

Cypriot plane with 121 on board crashes in Greece

Sunday, August 14, 2005 A Helios airliner (Boeing 737, flight HCY 522) with 115 passengers and 6 crew onboard has crashed into a mountain at 09:04 UTC (12:04 p.m. EEST) near Grammatiko, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Athens, while approaching the capital’s airport. All on board perished. The plane was travelling from Larnaca, in …

US: Arizona experiencing remittance of Hurricane Rosa

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Types Of Riding Lawn Mowers

By David H. Urmann Lawn mowers range from its size and capacity. They are typically used in large grasslands like golf courses and memorial parks. A riding lawn mower offers an easy and convenient way for cutting the lawn or for cutting other plants. Riding lawn mowers have larger blades in order to cut more …