Emergency declared in US state of Washington, eight additional casualties, many still without power

Monday, December 18, 2006 A state of emergency was declared Sunday for the U.S. state of Washington by governor Christine Gregoire, as additional reports of storm-related casualties surfaced. The state National Guard has been deployed to aid in distributing supplies. Thousands were still without power in the coastal and Puget Sound regions, though most urban […]

How Can You Become A Successful Student At Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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Security guards attacked in Peshawar, Pakistan

Thursday, July 24, 2014 In the capital city Peshawar of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan, unidentified armed men targeted security guards at the Hayatabad Industrial Estate on Sunday. At the time, two security guards were checking vehicles entering the estate, while others were praying. Police said guard Akhtar Zaman died at the scene, while guard […]

Canada’s Eglinton—Lawrence (Ward 16) 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 Eglinton—Lawrence (Ward 16). Two candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an […]

Chemical firm LyondellBasell collapses

Friday, January 9, 2009  Correction — January 17, 2009  LyondellBasell did not collapse. Although the United States units and an affiliate registered in Germany filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection, the rest of the group, including the Netherlands parent, is operating normally. Sources: “Press release: Non-U.S. Operations Not Affected By Chapter 11 Filing (English version)” — LyondellBasell, […]

Retirement Facing Retiring Without Savings

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Wikinews investigates: Advertisements disguised as news articles trick unknowing users out of money, credit card information

 Notice — May 19, 2010 This article has been judged, by consensus of the Wikinews community, not to meet Wikinews standards of style and neutrality. Please see the relevant discussion for details.  Wednesday, May 19, 2010 The Internet has already brought great things to the world, but has also brought spam, phishing, scamming, etc. We all […]

Dungog, Australia residents celebrate continued protection of local forest

Thursday, September 5, 2013 Local residents of Dungog, a small country town in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, held a celebratory nature walk on Sunday after they received assurance that their local forest was deemed worthy of “enduring protection.” Previously, a proposal before the NSW government to log over one million hectares of protected national […]

Demand For Nursing Jobs Tips The Scale Above All Other Professions On Health Career Web.Com

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Iraqi elections kept low-key, but secure, in Paris

Saturday, January 29, 2005 Fourteen countries outside of Iraq have been selected for the installation of polling stations for the Iraqi National Assembly election. Among these, Paris, capital city of France, will welcome voters from France, Belgium, and Switzerland. While the event has not been kept secret, the French government and media have been quite […]