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October, 2017

Polish exercise book advertisement copies Wikipedia content, violates copyright

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Friday, October 24, 2008 On August 21, the Polish weekly Przekr√≥j published an advertisement for Dan-Mark exercise books, bearing the logo of 4fun.tv, a Polish music/interactive TV station. Part of the advertisement […]

BC man is selling the boat from old TV series Gilligan’s Island

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 A man named George Schultz in Parksville, British Columbia is selling the boat from old TV series Gilligan’s Island at the cost of $99,000. The cruiser, originally cost about $290,000 in the 1960s. “There have been a couple of modifications, so it doesn’t look exactly like the original,” said Shultz, a […]

Controversial medical center demolished in Buffalo, New York

Saturday, May 26, 2007 A medical center, once the site of intense controversy over abortion in the 1990s, which has been vacant for nearly 10 years, was imploded in Buffalo, New York at 6:00 a.m. [eastern time] today. Several streets in about a 2 block radius were shut down until the implosion occurred and the […]

Affordable Flooring In Muskego

More On This Topic: Menu Restaurant Wellington Restaurant Menus Wellington Submitted by: Augustine Walker Buying a home in the Muskego area will provide opportunities to enjoy shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Many people today are purchasing foreclosure homes or homes that need some repair. Replacing the flooring in Muskego homes is one way to add value […]

Australia: Victorian government to trial driverless vehicles on public roads

Saturday, August 12, 2017 Yesterday, the state government of Victoria, Australia announced their decision to trial self-driving vehicles on two of the state’s major connecting motorways, the CityLink and Tullamarine Freeway. The trial is to use autonomous vehicles from automobile companies including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and Tesla. The two-year trial is to have three phases. […]

Jay Walsh named Wikimedia Foundation Head of Communications

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Recently of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), where he worked in media and public relations, Mr. Jay Walsh was announced as the replacement for Sandy Ordonez as the […]

Florida wins BCS National Championship Game over Oklahoma

Friday, January 9, 2009 The Florida Gators defeated the Oklahoma Sooners by a score of 24 to 14 last night’s FedEx BCS National Championship Game to win the Division I title of the National Collegiate Athletic Association‘s American college football league. Florida, ranked Number 1 in the nation, were led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim […]

How To Write A Personal Statement For Your Thesis}

More On This Topic: Financial Planning Advisor Best Financial Advice Submitted by: Albert Barkley Graduate schools, fellowships, grants, and other competitive programs often require each applicant to submit a short essay about her history and goals. These essays are sometimes written in response to very specific questions. Theyre written in response to a generic prompt. […]

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada’s Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming […]

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