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In depth: Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal controversy

Friday, May 26, 2006 Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October […]

2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

Monday, June 23, 2008 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, the largest trade fair since its inception in 1982, featured several seminars and forums, expansions on show spaces to TWTC Nangang, great transformations for theme pavilions, and WiMAX Taipei Expo, mainly promoted by Taipei Computer Association (TCA). Besides of ICT industry, “design” progressively became the critical factor for […]

Paris Hilton released under house arrest

Thursday, June 7, 2007 Paris Hilton has been released from prison after serving only three days of her 23-day sentence, reports, though she will receive credit for five days (as the authorities in Los Angeles have counted Sunday evening and Thursday morning as a part of her sentence). Reports indicate that Hilton was overcome […]

Post-mortem examination reveals Stephen Gately “died of natural causes”

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 An autopsy performed on Tuesday revealed that the late Boyzone singer Stephen Gately “had died of natural causes”. Officials from the Spanish island of Majorca that Stephen had suffered from an accumulation of fluid on the lungs, or as it is known in scientific terms, a pulmonary edema. The 33-year-old singer […]

Asbestos discovery triggers evacuation and closure of New Jersey middle school

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 The discovery of the presence of airborne asbestos in a middle school in Montclair, New Jersey Friday prompted the evacuation of over 200 students from the school and the school’s closure. Renaissance Middle School, part of the Montclair Public Schools in New Jersey, was closed Monday and remains closed Tuesday while […]

Sealing in New Delhi put off until Monday

Thursday, November 2, 2006  Correction — November 9, 2006 The article incorrectly reports that the “opposition parties opposed” the HC notice on exempting Lal Deora areas from building bylaws. The article should read, BJP Municipal corporators opposed some provisions of resolutions passed by the MCD on March 13 urging postponement of demolition and sealing of buildings. […]

Six killed in UK car crash

Saturday, February 14, 2009 A car crash on the A614 road, in Nottinghamshire, England has killed six people, all of whom are believed to have lived near the scene of the crash. All six victims died at the scene of the crash, which involved four young adults in a Peugeot 206 and two elderly people, […]

A History Of Sandblasting, 1870 Present

Read An Opinion On: Civil Construction And Building Machinery Australia A history of sandblasting, 1870 present by Andy.M The idea behind sandblasting is to use mechanics to expedite nature’s process of erosion. Rather than waiting for winds to toss sand around until smooth rocks and mountains begin to take shape from the materials deposited from […]

Guantanamo detainee David Hicks seeks UK passport

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 According to his lawyers, Australian terror suspect David Hicks may be granted British citizenship tonight, a move that could see his release from Guantanamo Bay prison. Hicks’s lawyer David McLeod said his client may be able to leave the US facility in Cuba when the High Court reveals its decision tonight. […]

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