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Artist who changed Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’ surrenders to authorities

Thursday, January 12, 2017 On Monday, the person responsible for changing the Hollywood sign in California to read “Hollyweed” as a new year’s prank turned himself in to local authorities. 30-year-old artist Zachary Cole Fernandez surrendered himself, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said. According to LAPD, Fernandez went to the police station accompanied by his lawyer, where he confessed to have changed the sign and was bailed out shortly thereafter for US$1000. LAPD charged…

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DiCaprio finally wins Oscar for Best Actor

Monday, February 29, 2016 Yesterday Leonardo DiCaprio won his first Oscar, for Best Actor, at the 88th Academy Awards. The award ended DiCaprio’s long wait for an Academy Award — he was first nominated in 1993 and won on his sixth nomination, for his role in The Revenant, which also won Best Cinematography and Best Director. I thank you all for this amazing award tonight. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do…

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Billboards Make Your Business Stand Out In A Crowd

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Coo Ee Art Website byAlma Abell Billboards are one of the best ways to help your business stand out. You can utilize this beneficial and excellent advertising tactic by using high quality billboard printing companies. At Blue Sky Digital Printing we specialize in billboard printing that is durable, visually appealing, and affordable. Billboards give businesses the perfect opportunity to advertise to people in vehicles as well as pedestrian…

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How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the primary agency for engineering support during such emergencies. A USACE team…

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Wikinews interviews Fred Karger, U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate

Saturday, April 28, 2012 United States political consultant and gay rights (LGBT) activist Fred Karger of California took some time to discuss his Republican Party presidential campaign with Wikinews reporter William Saturn. Karger holds the distinction as the first openly gay person to seek the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party. Before entering electoral politics, Karger worked as an adviser for such prominent Republicans and former U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and…

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Mayfield Exposed! highlights artworks of Brampton high school students

Saturday, September 23, 2006 Now on display at the Fridge Front Gallery in Shoppers World is “Mayfield Exposed!”, an exhibit of artworks by high school students. Eighteen students in Mayfield School of the Arts’ Visual Arts program participated, from grades nine, ten, and eleven. The exhibit was organized by Stephanie Hagendorn and Paulina Su, both students at Mayfield who were once Visual Arts Brampton teen members. The exhibit highlights a diverse range of subject matter,…

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Put Life Back Into Your Air Conditioner At Affordable Prices

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Commercial Air Conditioning Newcastle Put Life Back into your Air Conditioner at Affordable Prices by erankings Repairing and rejuvenating your air conditioner will take a team of highly efficient and professional air condition experts. They must be capable of repairing and maintaining all brands of air conditioners at a cost that is highly competitive. Their aim will be to satisfy you with the right kind of service your…

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Zara Kay tells Wikinews about her non-profit organisation Faithless Hijabi

This article requires pre-publication review by an uninvolved reviewer (one not substantially involved in writing the article). Note, only qualified reviewers may do this and publish articles. This right requires experience with Wikinews policies and procedures. To request the right, apply here.Reviewers, please use Easy Peer Review per these instructions. -Article last amended: Sep 15 at 10:56:06 UTC (history)Please check the talk page history before reviewing. This article requires pre-publication review by an uninvolved reviewer…

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Encyclopædia Britannica fights back against Wikipedia, soon to let users edit contents

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Encyclopædia Britannica (EB), the authoritative reference book first published in 1768, is planning to let readers edit its entries, Jorge Cauz, its president said Friday, as it battles to keep pace with online Internet encyclopedia projects like Wikipedia. Starting next week, readers, visitors and contributing experts to EB’s…

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Relics found behind The Ruins of St. Paul, Macau

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Relics dated back to the Qing Dynasty were found under civil servants’ quarters at the Rua de D. Belchior Caneiro adjacent to The Ruins of St. Paul in Macau by archaeological teams at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Since St Paul’s College is believed to have been located under those quarters, the Macau government will demolish them in order to cope with the experts’ findings at the Ruins of St.…

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