August, 2018

Warhol’s photo legacy spread by university exhibits

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Evansville, Indiana, United States — This past week marked the opening night of an Andy Warhol exhibit at the University of Southern Indiana. USI’s art gallery, like 189 other educational galleries and museums around the country, is a recipient of a major Warhol donor program, and this program is cultivating new […]

England: Fire at London Zoo kills aardvark, meerkats believed dead

Sunday, December 24, 2017 Fire broke out at London Zoo on Saturday morning, severely damaging a cafe and shop and killing an aardvark. Zoo officials said four meerkats were missing and were also presumed to be dead. The fire, mostly in the Animal Adventure cafe and shop, also spread to a nearby petting area. Reportedly, […]

Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on […]

Accountants For Contractors: Keep The Financial Cohesion Of Your Business

Read An Opinion On: Trust Accounting Applications Australia Property Management Software Accountants for contractors: keep the financial cohesion of your business by Corwin Smith The business systems that run the economy of the world are completely dependent on the flow of the monetary system. There are many national and international laws that govern the state […]

News briefs:July 15, 2010

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School Bus Stop Shelters

By Camille Howe If you are offering some form of public transportation system such as a bus network, however limited, it is practically essential that you also provide school bus stop shelters for passengers to use while they are waiting for the service. No matter how regular the bus service, there will still be a […]

Dorothy’s dress from Wizard of Oz sells for £140,000

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 The auction hammer came down Wednesday, in London, on Judy Garland’s blue gingham dress, worn in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz.” It sold for £140,000 (about US$262,157.40). The identity of the buyer, who sealed the deal on the telephone, was not immediately revealed. Bonham auctioneers told reporters there was […]

News briefs:October 14, 2007

Audio Wikinews News Brief for 2007-10-14 Recorded by: DavumayaProblems listening to the file? See media help. RSS The time is 5:40 UTC and this Audio Wikinews Brief for Sunday, October 14, 2007. Contents 1 At least 2 die in 15 truck pileup in California 2 Dalai Lama to Receive US Congressional Gold Medal 3 Burma’s […]

Sprint/RealNetworks to provide cell phone Internet radio and podcasts in US

Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Wireless provider Sprint announced today, that they would be working with RealNetworks to launch a streaming music service, for Sprint wireless customers, called Rhapsody Radio. The service will allow users to listen to podcasts and six streaming radio stations (rap, hip-hop hits, alternative, country, ’70s, and music news) from their mobile […]

10 Tips For Keeping Pests Away From Your Home

10 Tips for Keeping Pests Away from Your Home by Laine McKenna 1)Always wipe your feet on a door mat outside of your home. Better, yet, stomp them to remove grime, dirt, and insects from your shoes. Ask your guests to do the same. 2)Put screens on your windows. Make sure the screens have very […]

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