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Mascots for Vancouver 2010 Olympics based on native mythology

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 The mascots of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia were just announced. Based on mythological characters, they are Miga, Quatchi and Sumi. Miga, a sea bear who lives in the ocean with her family pod near Tofino, and Quatchi, a young sasquatch, represent the Olympics, while Sumi represents the […]

Pet parrot saves owners’ lives

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 It turns out that dogs may not be the only ‘man’s best friend.’ A parrot in Muncie, Indiana is being credited with saving the lives of its owners. According to the owner 33-year-old Shannon Conwell along with his 9-year-old son were watching television when they both fell asleep on the living […]

News briefs:April 25, 2010

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Protesters block day-care centres in Denmark

Friday, September 29, 2006 A standoff is forming in Aarhus, Denmark‘s second largest city, located mainly in the Region Central Jutland, with politicians seeking to make budgetary cuts for 2007 on one side, and parents, paedagogs and elderly-care professionals on the other. The dispute broke out on Friday, September 22, when day-care centres across the […]

Free Software Foundation releases first draft of GPLv3

Monday, January 16, 2006 The Free Software Foundation released the first draft for the next version of the GNU General Public License at the International Public Conference for GPLv3 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, today. The revisions mark the first changes to the GPL since the second version was released in 1991. According to Richard M. […]

Australia saves three billion plastic bags from circulation

Tuesday, May 23, 2006 The Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell, has praised supermarket shoppers and operators for cutting three billion plastic bags from circulation during the past two years. He said a report compiled by the Australian National Retailers Association, representing major supermarkets, showed that by the end of last […]

Category:January 10, 2008

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with NDP candidate Sheila White, Scarborough-Rouge River

Thursday, September 13, 2007 Having worked as an aide, advisor, and Executive Assistant to municipal and provincial politicians, Sheila White is running for the Ontario New Democratic Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Scarborough-Rouge River riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further […]

Left-wing EU parliament candidates debate in Cardiff

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Cardiff, Wales —Labour, Plaid Cymru, and No2EU candidates for the Wales seats in the European Parliament met at Cardiff‘s Sandringham Hotel last night for the second of two pre-election hustings debates hosted by Cardiff Trades Union Congress. Cardiff TUC president Katrine Williams moderated as Derek Vaughan of the Labour Party, Jill […]

An interview with Jimbo Wales/Color-free

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Just five years ago, when Jimbo Wales founded Wikipedia, the project’s goal of 100,000 articles [1] seemed ambitious. Yet today, the project, now one of the top 25 […]

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