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Car maker DeLorean dies at 80

Monday, March 21, 2005 Automobile industry pioneer, John DeLorean, died Saturday in a New Jersey hospital by complications from a stroke. DeLorean was born in 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to European immigrant parents. He received an education in automotive engineering and quickly rose through the ranks of Packard and later General Motors (GM). DeLorean was credited with the development of the Pontiac GTO, which helped introduce the era of "muscle cars". By 1965, DeLorean led the entire Pontiac division, and four years later was promoted to the prestigious position of leadi

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Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is scheduled to take place this week. Tseng runs a firm called eTranslate, which helps software developers to make the software available to the users. In the candidate's questionnaire, Tseng said eTranslate had led to him w

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Surgery For Colitis Simply Explained

Click Here To Know More About: Skip Bins Hire Sydney Surgery For Colitis Simply Explained by Michael TaskerFor the vast majority of people diagnosed with colitis, the prospect of surgery will never have to be addressed though that does not stop many from worrying about this unlikely scenario. For some though, it is something that has to be faced, often as a consequence of continuous symptoms. It is therefore important that there is an understanding of the procedure involved with surgery for colitis. When it comes to the initial surgical treatment it is really stra

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Kansas library discusses Wikipedia

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. A diverse group of approximately 25 people gathered at the Johnson County Library on Monday to participate in reference librarian Scott Vieira’s class, Wikiwhatia? Wikipedia. Scott opened the session by sharing a disparaging quote from Robert McHenry (former editor-in-chief of Encyclopedia Britannica) comparing Wikipedia to a public restroom. He then shared a quote from Andrew Keen, author of The Cult

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Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation CEO resigns

Saturday, March 24, 2007 CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Corp., Duncan Brown, has stepped down after recent allegations that lottery retailers are winning more than customers. "By mutual agreement, Duncan Brown and the Board of OLG have decided a change of leadership is appropriate," the lottery corporation said on Friday. "Brown has stepped down from his post as CEO." Before Brown joined OLG in 2004 he was CEO of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. He has worked in the lotto industry since the 1970s. A new CEO will be chosen by the Board in t

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The Presence Of Health And Safety Training Courses Online

Click Here To Know More About: Career Program For Certified Nurse Assistant Panorama City Most governments make it mandatory for businesses, and organizations to conduct health and safety training for their employees. Undergoing the training makes it possible for employers, authorities, and their staff to implement safe practices in workplace and respond immediately and effectively if an accident or health hazard occurs. The training not only helps when occupational hazards or problems such as fire or earthquake hits but also assists in maintaining practices which wo

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Pigs fed contaminated pet food; meat sold to consumers

Saturday, April 21, 2007 The contaminated pet food that was recalled after it was found to contain a harmful industrial chemical called melamine, has been used as pig feed at a hog farm in Ceres, California, located in the United States. At least seven urine samples taken from pigs at the American Hog Farm, were tested and the results came back positive for the chemical melamine. At least three samples from the feed used to feed the pigs were tested and those results also came back positive for melamine. Reports say that at least 100 pigs from the farm were slaughtered

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US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low

Monday, September 7, 2015 The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008. Although August job gains were lower than most economists forecast, job growth numbers for June and July were revised upwards by a combined 44,000. Average job gains over the past three months stand at 221,000, compared to March-May's 189,000 monthly average. Over the past twelve months, job growth has averaged 247,000 per month. Average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, o

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Blizzard Entertainment’s victory over bnetd sealed in Appeals Court

Saturday, September 3, 2005 Blizzard Entertainment has won a federal ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals against the programmers of bnetd, a software package that emulates Blizzard's Battle.net service. The court reaffirmed the original judgement, given in October, that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and click-through EULA's prohibited the reverse engineering of Blizzard's software in order to improve their playability. This was the first real test of the DMCA's applicability. Bnetd, released under the GNU General Public License, was created to enable users to play

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Various Types Of Car Auctions

Click Here To Know More About: Used Cars Melbourne Submitted by: Terry Bolton We often hear about the great deals people have gotten at car auctions, but few of us really know much about them, much less have attended one. Car auctions work like most other auctions: You have an auctioneer and bidders. Sellers of auctioned cars can be anyone from car dealers to car lease companies to credit lenders to law enforcement agencies. The bidders in the auctions are usually car dealers, car collectors, and private individuals. In some cases, private auctions are held just fo