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UK energy companies announce that prices for bills could increase

Saturday, September 19, 2009 Six energy companies in the United Kingdom have announced that it is likely that the prices for energy bills could increase over the course of 2010. The companies, which are nicknamed the “big six” in the United Kingdom, did not pass on information that there would be price cuts in energy bills despite increasing profits. However, the companies have in fact sent a message in response saying that the prices of…

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Wikinews interviews Mike Lebowitz, Chairman of the Modern Whig Party

Monday, October 13, 2008 In the United States, there are two major political parties; the Republican and the Democratic. However, there are several other minor – commonly referred to as “third” – parties. One of these is the Modern Whig Party, which has been steadily increasing in popularity over recent months. Last week, Wikinews reporter Joseph Ford was able to speak with MWP Chairman Mike Lebowitz about how his party was formed, what it stands…

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NFL: Marshall Faulk expected to retire

Thursday, March 22, 2007 Marshall Faulk, the National Football League‘s 9th all time rushing yards leader is expected to announce his retirement from professional football March 26th at the NFL’s annual owners meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The St. Louis Rams runningback released this statement, “It has been an honor and pleasure to play in the National Football League. I’d like to thank all my teammates and coaches with whom I’ve been associated over the past…

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Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as a Scientology executive in multiple high-ranking positions, working out of the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base”, located…

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Many infertile American women want sex selection

Friday, March 11, 2005Many infertile American women would choose the sex of their next child if given the option. A survey of 561 women being treated for infertility has found that 41% would use sex selection if it were offered at no cost. Contradicting fears that such sex selection would cause gender imbalance, the survey found that women with no children would choose baby girls and boys in approximately equal numbers. Furthermore, women with only…

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MV Rachel Corrie seized by Israeli Naval Forces

Saturday, June 5, 2010 The 1,200-ton MV Rachel Corrie, an Irish aid ship, was seized by the Israeli Naval Forces, as it attempted to challenge the blockade of Gaza. It was seized in international waters, about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from Gaza’s shore. The military said its forces boarded ship from the sea, not helicopters and didn’t meet any resistance. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign said: “No contact has yet been made with the kidnapped passengers…

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Characteristics Of Good Sunglasses In Wichita, Ks

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Pop Rock Album Charts byAlma Abell More and more individuals are suffering from eye related problems throughout the globe because of rising amount of ultra violet radiation. Eye experts are recommending that individuals wear sunglasses in Wichita, KS to protect their eyesight from injurious ultra violet rays. Excessive exposure to ultra violet rays of the sun can lead to eye problems like cataracts. Bear in mind that not…

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U.S. Senate debates raising national debt ceiling

Monday, March 13, 2006 The U.S. Senate is debating the 2007 budget this week, dealing with, among many things, controversial issues such as the oil drilling in Alaska, raising the national debt ceiling, and an amendment that would fund $1.5 million dollars to veterans’ health-care. The Senate is also considering budget measures over an amendment that would increase funding for local and state law enforcement to combat methamphetamine. The national debt ceiling is supposed to…

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Feverfew compound gets at leukemia roots

Wednesday, February 23, 2005A compound in the common daisy-like plant feverfew kills human leukemia stem cells and could form the basis for newer, more effective drugs for the disease. American researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York say that it could take months to develop a useable drug from the compound, parthenolide. However, they are working to do so with chemists at the University of Kentucky who have identified a water-soluble…

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Collect Metals For Easy Recycling Using A Dumpster In Ct

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Rent Shotcrete Equipment byAlma Abell Waste and debris are quickly becoming a major issue, and part of the problem is how much of this stuff ends up in the local landfill. The sad thing about this is the fact that much of the rubbish that enters the dump can be recycled. For instance, most paper, plastic and glass products are recyclable and practically all kinds of metal. Recycling…

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