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    Canada’s Scarborough East (Ward 44) city council candidates speak

    Wikinews This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Scarborough East (Ward 44). One candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include Donald Blair, Diana Hall, Mohammed Mirza, Ron Moeser, Kevin Richardson, Richard Rieger, Richard Ross, and Kevin Wellington. For more information on the election, read Toronto municipal election, 2006. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Canada%27s_Scarborough_East_(Ward_44)_city_council_candidates_speak&oldid=1978966”

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    Australia Votes 2007: Treasurer says Labor tax plan contains error

    Monday, October 22, 2007 Wikinews Australia has in-depth coverage of this issue: Election 2007 Australian Treasurer, Peter Costello has attacked the opposition Labor party’s tax cuts saying they contain a “basic error”. The error Mr Costello claims could cost 45 percent of Australians an additional AU$600 a year in tax. Speaking at a joint press conference with the Prime Minister, Mr Costello accused Labor of failing to increase tax thresholds. “In order to meet the goal of having 45 per cent of taxpayers on a 15 cent threshold or less you have to keep lifting those thresholds … and they made a basic error,” said the Treasurer. “They understood you…

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    The Violin Family Of Instruments; Violin, Viola, Double Bass And Cello

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Shop Bedding Online By Gary Tallon The Violin Family The violin, viola, double bass (contrabass) and cello (violcello) are the (modern) members of the violin family of instruments. They are all characterised as being stringed instruments (or chordophones that also include guitars and harps) also played with a bow. The Players Someone who plays a violin is called a violinist such as Itzhac Perlman, while a viola player is a violist, such as William Primrose, and a cello player is a cellist such as Yo Yo Ma. A double bass player is a double bassist such as Edgar Meyer. Origins of the Family…

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    Armed troops take control of Suva, Fiji

    Thursday, November 30, 2006 Location of Fiji in Oceania. Armed Fijian soldiers took control of the streets of Suva, Fiji just before dawn In a show of force, the troops fired a mortar into the harbour and over Nukulau Island, where George Speight, leader of the Fiji Coup of 2000, is currently serving a term of life imprisonment for his role in the overthrow of the constitutional government. Most of the mortar rounds fell into the ocean. Soldiers, travelling in a convoy of trucks, set up barricades on key roads that led into the central business district of Suva while others patrolled the city. Major Neumi Leweni, a military spokesman,…

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    Contents 1 January 2 February 3 March 4 April 5 May 6 June 7 July 8 August 9 September 10 October 11 November 12 December [edit] Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Australia/2005&oldid=804653”

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    Apple introduces iPhone and Apple TV

    Wednesday, January 10, 2007 The iPhone features touch-screen operation The rear view of the new iPhone Apple Inc. today has introduced the much-anticipated iPhone at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco. The iPhone is claimed to be “a revolutionary mobile phone” as stated on the Apple website. The device appears to be running a mobile version of the Apple operating system Mac OSX. It is approximately the same size as a 5th generation iPod, it has a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen display that is used to access all features of the phone including number dial, as well as making phone calls. The iPhone plays music, movies, displays pictures and is able…

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    Easy Tips And Tricks To Maintaining Your Eyelash Extensions In Honolulu

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Buy Medical Scrubs byAlma Abell Do you currently have Eyelash Extensions in Honolulu, and are wanting to know how to maintain them to make them last as long as possible? If so, that is understandable. Eyelash extensions are a great way to enhance your look and to cut down on the amount of time it takes to do your makeup each day. However, these extensions not exactly cheap, so wanting them to last as long as possible and have them still look great is completely normal. This article will discuss a few ways that you can maintain your extensions in between treatments. First…

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    Fall sweeps through Texas

    Friday, October 7, 2005 Walking outside this morning, the average seasoned Texan will notice something amiss — the eerie quiet. The droning of air conditioners and insects has stopped, replaced with the scent of hardwood smoke and a slight shiver. A pocket of Arctic air finally pushed through well into the Gulf of Mexico, plunging temperatures across the state into the 50s and 60s. While the chilliest lows are not expected to stay for more than a few days, forecasters are expecting Texas’ normal fall pattern of a cooler front about every week to continue. Average weekly temperatures should reach steadily lower as the season progresses. Stormy Weather As an…

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    Government shuts off water to California farms in controversial effort to help threatened species

    Thursday, August 13, 2009 NOAA photo of California drought conditions A farming town in California claims that it may disappear due to the United States federal government shutting off water pumps, though the government states the actions are necessary to save several marine species. In July 2009, action by the Federal Bureau of Reclamation to protect threatened fish stopped irrigation pumping to parts of the California Central Valley causing canals leading into Huron, California and the surrounding areas and the farms that rely on them to lose their primary irrigation source. Unemployment has reached 40% in some areas as the farms have dried up. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger stated the…

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    Eurovision ’04 winner Ruslana discusses her paths as singer, spokesmodel, stateswoman and source of inspiration

    Eurovision 2004 winner Ruslana on her involvement in the Orange Revolution: “I realized that in our country, if you want to do something for your Motherland – you should do it by yourself, not hoping that one day somebody will hear or help you…” Monday, March 30, 2009 First becoming famous in her native Ukraine in the 1990s, long-haired self-described “Amazon” Ruslana gained international recognition for winning the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest with her song “Wild Dances,” inspired by the musical traditions of the Hutsul people of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains. In the five years since, Ruslana has decided to use her name and public status to represent a number…