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Wikinews interviews Brenton Clutterbuck, candidate for the electorate of Maroochydore at the upcoming Queensland election

Friday, March 13, 2009 With a Queensland state election coming up in Australia, many minor parties will be looking to hold balance of power and making the major parties listen to what they have to say. The Queensland Greens are one of these parties. Wikinews reporter Patrick Gillett held an exclusive over-the-phone interview with Greens candidate for the electoral district of Maroochydore, Brenton Clutterbuck. Mr. Clutterbuck is a graduate of Sunshine Coast Grammar School and…

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Medical Equipment Purchasing Made Easier

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Safety And Mobility Website Submitted by: Mark Twan Why do people shop? Most people do so to pass their leisure time. Some may even do so to relieve their stress or to provide themselves a sense of reward after receiving their much well-deserved earnings. There are also those who are practical enough to just go shopping when there is the urgency to buy something necessary. It may be…

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In pictures: Japan earthquake and tsunami

Friday, March 18, 2011 A week ago today, at 2:46 pm JST, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of the T?hoku region in Japan. The earthquake created an extremely destructive tsunami that spawned 10 metre (33 ft) high waves just moments later. The tsunami travelled 10 km (6 mi) inland causing massive destruction in the country’s northeast, including crippling a nuclear plant. The earthquake and resulting tsunami have left 5,692 dead and over…

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Apple releases new Magic Trackpad, updated iMacs and Mac Pros

Friday, July 30, 2010 On Tuesday, Apple Inc. introduced a new peripheral, the Magic Trackpad, and refreshed its line of iMac and Mac Pro computers, as well as the Apple Cinema Display. The Magic Trackpad, a multi-touch trackpad for Macintosh computers, allows end users to use certain gestures to control on-screen actions. It supports gestures already seen on the MacBook and MacBook Pro trackpads, as well as the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, such as…

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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 the year that Obama became US president? Or the year Heath Ledger died? Let’s take a look at some of…

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Travel To Rio De Janeiro And Book Your Trip In Advance!

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Brisbane Restaurant Menus Travel To Rio de Janeiro and Book Your Trip In Advance! by aaravims Rio de Janeiro is the famous city in Brazil, South America and is famous for its magnificent sceneries and beautiful beaches. Diamond Row is another interesting place to visit where they have kept models of mines made out of colorful gems. The city is full of attractive places to see and for…

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On the campaign trail, June 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012 The following is the eighth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail, a Green Party presidential candidate who announced his 2012 plans to Wikinews four years ago speaks to Wikinews once again, the candidate leading the California American Independent Party…

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Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of PETA, on animal rights and the film about her life

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Last night HBO premiered I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. Since its inception, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made headlines and raised eyebrows. They are almost single-handedly responsible for the movement against animal testing and their efforts have raised the suffering animals experience in a broad spectrum of consumer goods production and food processing into a cause célèbre. PETA first made headlines…

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s spotlight on the campaign trail: the Free and Equal Elections Foundation holds two presidential debates, three candidates who did not participate in those debates give their final pleas to voters, and three political…

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Destroying Embryos Facts And Fallacies About Stem Cell Research

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Best Podcast Production And Editing Company Sydney By Yvonne Perry Many ultra-religious people are opposed to blastocyst stem cell research because they think it destroys a human embryo. In her new book Right to Recover: Winning the Political and Religious Wars over Stem Cell Research in America Yvonne Perry shows scientific reasons why this cannot be true. First of all, fertilization and conception are not synonymous and do…

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