Australian carbon tax plans hit road block

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s plans to implement a carbon tax in Australia have hit a roadblock today with the national secretary of the Australian Workers Union Paul Howes demanding that exemptions be made to certain heavy polluting industries including steel production as well as concerns about whether jobs will be

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Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the

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I’ll Have Another wins 2012 Preakness Stakes

Monday, May 21, 2012 The placement for first and second place at the 2012 Preakness Stakes could have been a replay of the Kentucky Derby earlier this month as I’ll Have Another came in first with Bodemeister behind in second. In this race, Creative Cause finished third. By winning the Kentucky Derby and the 137th

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Wikinews Shorts: November 9, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, November 9, 2007. Glasgow in Scotland was today announced to be the host of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The result which was announced in Sri Lanka was witnessed by thousands of people who had gathered in Glasgow to watch the announcement and resulted in “jubilation” in the streets.

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How To Write Articles: Using Article Marketing To Make Money

Read More About: Marketing Strategies For Small Business Brand Strategies Submitted by: Peter Nisbet If you know how to write articles properly, then you can make money by using article marketing as a very effective online advertising technique. Not only does Google love article content, whether published in article directories or on your own website,

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Poker’s all about luck, says Swiss Supreme Court

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 The Supreme Court in Lausanne, Switzerland has ruled that Texas hold ’em poker is a game of luck, rather than a game of skill. As a result, only casinos can host poker tournaments in Switzerland. Private games with friends, even where money is at stake, are still permitted under the ruling.

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Construction accident in New York City, one reported dead

Monday, January 14, 2008 A construction worker died after falling thirty feet from a New York hotel yesterday, police say. The accident occurred at the Trump SoHo construction site in SoHo, New York. Witnesses at the scene reported that a load being lifted by a crane collided with the building, possibly causing scaffolding to collapse.

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marion Schaffer, Oakville

Monday, September 24, 2007 Marion Schaffer is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Oakville riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from

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