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Wikinews investigates the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile after February earthquake

Sunday, October 24, 2010 Left: A recently constructed kiosk with the new design. Image: Diego Grez.Right: The original design of the kiosk, as shown in the plans by the Municipality. Image: Ilustre Municipalidad de Pichilemu. Eight months after a catastrophic earthquake, Wikinews has investigated the devastation caused in February and the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile. […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching […]

Plant explosion in Apex, North Carolina

Friday, October 6, 2006 Up to 17,000 people are being evacuated in Apex, North Carolina after a chlorine gas leak occurred during a Hazardous Waste facility explosion and fire. Residents are advised to keep windows closed, turn off all air conditioning and that tenderness of the mouth, gagging and nausea are typical signs of poisoning. […]

Heatwave sweeps USA, many struggling to keep cool

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 Temperatures as high as 111°F (48°C) have hit the United States today, a continuation of Monday’s triple-digit (Fahrenheit) record highs in some areas. High energy costs have many elderly and low income citizens keeping the air conditioning off, fixed incomes being blamed in many cases. In response to this, cities such […]

Earth Day 2009 celebrated around the globe

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Today is the 39th observance of Earth Day in the northern hemisphere. Earth day is celebrated in Autumn on November 30 in the southern hemisphere. Senator Gaylord Nelson initiated the first Earth Day in April 1970 in the United States, and it is now celebrated by over 1 billion people in […]

Grace Bowman withdraws from 2012 Paralympic Dressage Individual Championship Test – Grade II event

Saturday, September 1, 2012 London, England — Earlier today at the Greenwich Park, riding third in the Paralympic Dressage Individual Championship Test – Grade II, Grace Bowman withdrew mid-ride after a series of low scores during the event. Bowman was Australia’s only rider in this event. Prior to entering the competition ring, Bowman’s horse Kirby […]

Category:Conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia

This category mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. This is the category for conflict-of-interest editing on Wikipedia. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 12 October 2015: Wikinews interviews painter Pricasso on his art and freedom of expression 29 […]