Archive for February, 2019

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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  [ Read More ]

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Ousted Halton MP Garth Turner resigns membership from Conservative party

Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Halton MP Garth Turner accounced at a news conference that he has resigned his membership from the Conservative party, a month after he was suspended from the Tory caucus due to his own posting on his blog. Turner said Tuesday that he would continue as an Independent. Elizabeth May, Green Party  [ Read More ]

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Dubai receives bailout from Abu Dhabi

Monday, December 14, 2009 The government of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates has agreed to give US$10 billion to its neighboring emirate, allowing the state-owned Dubai World conglomerate to repay its immediate debt obligations. Dubai says more than $4 billion of the injection will be given to Dubai World’s property firm, Nakheel, to  [ Read More ]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marion Schaffer, Oakville

Monday, September 24, 2007 Marion Schaffer is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Oakville riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from  [ Read More ]

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Feb 22

US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

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US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 The United States auto manufacturer Chrysler, which has been badly affected by the ongoing recession, has asked the US government for an additional US$5 billion in aid on top of the four billion it has already received, saying that it plans to fire three thousand employees. At the end of last  [ Read More ]

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Feb 21

St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

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St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

Friday, September 23, 2005 On the corner of Golden Gate Ave. and Jones St. in the Tenderloin, San Francisco, right next to the Civic Center you can see a throng of low-income and homeless people lining up outside of St. Anthony’s Dining Room hall which opens up it’s doors everyday at 11:30 a.m. Volunteers dressed  [ Read More ]

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Feb 21

How To Start Your Own Heavy Equipment Business}

Here’s An Opinion On: Earthmoving Sales Australia Mining Truck How to Start Your Own Heavy Equipment Business by Kris KoonarAre you thinking of starting a productive business? Why not consider starting a heavy equipment business? The construction industry has taken a huge leap in its growth, and is widely expected to move forward with more  [ Read More ]

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Feb 21

Taiwan’s “Doritos Coolpedia” website announces top “Internet Quote”

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Taiwan’s “Doritos Coolpedia” website announces top “Internet Quote”

Friday, November 2, 2007 “Among men, La-La; among horses, Red Hare” (In Chinese: ?????????) was recently elected as the “Best Internet Cool Quote”. Laa-Laa refers to the yellow character from the Teletubbies television series, and Red Hare refers to military general Lü Bu’s horse during China’s Three Kingdoms period. The quote was given its title  [ Read More ]

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Feb 20

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes Antofagasta, Chile

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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes Antofagasta, Chile

Thursday, November 15, 2007 Authorities in Chile say at least two people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a powerful earthquake struck in the north, sending terrified residents into the streets and cutting power to some of the country’s copper mines. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck  [ Read More ]

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Feb 19

Telecom New Zealand to sell Yellow Page Group

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Telecom New Zealand to sell Yellow Page Group

Saturday, November 4, 2006 Telecom New Zealand has announced that it is going to sell its Yellow Page Group business and is expecting at least NZ$2 billion. The Yellow Page Group includes the Yellow Pages, White Pages (which includes both offline and online services), New Zealand Retirement Guide and New Zealand Tourism Online. However Chief  [ Read More ]

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