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Canada’s Astral Media Inc. to aquire Standard Radio

Monday, February 26, 2007 Canadian Astral Media Inc. will buy out Standard Radio Inc., which runs many radio stations in Canada. Standard Radio Inc. is the largest privately owned multimedia company in Canada. Montreal based Astral Media Inc. will buy all of the assets from Standard Radio Inc. for about CAN$1.2-billion. Standard Radio Inc.’s 52 […]

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What Is Parquet Flooring?}

Here’s An Opinion On: Trex Decking Sunshine Coast What is Parquet Flooring? by FastFloors.com Parquetry is a process that involves is a specific type of flooring, called parquet flooring . Parquetry is the creation of wood mosaics commonly used in hardwood flooring. Once used exclusively in the royal houses and high class estates of French […]

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas

Thursday, February 18, 2010 A small plane crashed into a building, which was one of the Echelon office complex, in north Austin, Texas this morning at 09:56 local time (1456 UTC). Federal officials say the plane owner was Joseph Andrew Stack III; presumed to be the pilot who set his house on fire on the […]

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Toxic wetlands may be cause of thousands of bird deaths in Western Australia

Sunday, January 14, 2007 Western Australian government authorities say they believe a toxin may be responsible for the recent mysterious death of an estimated 5,000 birds found in the area of Esperance – on the state’s south eastern coastline. Autopsies by toxicologists from the WA Department of Agriculture will test for organochlorins, organophosphates and heavy […]

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Salt Therapy In Natural Treatment Of Respiratory Conditions

Here’s An Opinion On: Halotherapy Solutions The benefits of salt therapy (also called Halotherapy) or speleotherapy are well known and documented in Europe. Halotherapy uses dry aerosol micro particles of salt and minerals to treat respiratory diseases and seeks to replicate the conditions of speleotherapy, a treatment that has been practiced in old salt mines […]

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Convicted double murderer executed by electric chair in Tennessee, US

Sunday, November 4, 2018 At 7:26 p.m. local time on Thursday, the state of Tennessee, United States executed Edmund Zagorski. Zagorski had been convicted of killing two people in 1983. Mere minutes before his execution, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear his case. Zagorski asked for execution by electric chair instead of lethal […]

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Disaster Recovery, Are You Prepared?}

Here’s An Opinion On: Supply Chain Management Australia Disaster Recovery, Are You Prepared? by lee101Disaster recovery is one of the most important factors for most businesses, yet it is often overlooked or considered too expensive to implement. Disaster recovery solutions enable a business to continue working in the event of fire, theft, malfunction or terrorism. […]

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Saskatchewan places moratorium on boar farming, says escaped boars should be killed

Saturday, March 14, 2009 At the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) conference, a resolution was passed that encourages the Government of Saskatchewan, Canada to place a moratorium on specialty livestock farms raising wild boar. All wild boars that have escaped to roam wild should be killed, according to the resolution. Agriculture Minister Bob Bjornerud […]

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Wikinews interviews Christopher Beyette, prince of the Principality of Vikesland

Thursday, July 10, 2008 Over the past few months, Wikinews reporter Joseph Ford has held several interviews with Kevin Baugh, president of the Republic of Molossia, a micronation located near Dayton, Nevada. This week, Ford had the opportunity to interview another intermicronational leader, Christopher Beyette, prince of the Principality of Vikesland, another micronation located in […]

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Toyota, Tesla to develop electric SUV

Saturday, July 17, 2010 Toyota Motor Company announced they have formalized an agreement to develop an electric version of the RAV4 SUV with Tesla Motors. In May 2010, Akio Toyoda and Elon Musk, leaders of Toyota and Tesla, respectively, announced they would work together on electric vehicles. The agreement formalizes this announcement and would allow […]