EPA block massive West Australian energy project

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Western Australian (WA) Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has advised against the massive Greater Gorgon liquefied natural gas project off WA’s Pilbara coast. Proponents of the projects say Gorgon is one of Australia’s biggest export ventures, scheduled to provide up to 6,000 jobs and exports of up to $1.2 billion. EPA […]

University of Wales to close down after 120 years

Saturday, October 22, 2011 120 years after it was founded, the University of Wales (UoW) will shut down. Already comprised of several institutions, two will merge fully while two more will become independent universities. With a charter from 1893 and the Prince of Wales as its chancellor, problems began at UoW last year after concerns […]

Volunteers and food needed for flooded Manitoba, Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Local municipal and provincial volunteers in Manitoba, Canada are exhausted in their efforts to divert the rising waters of the Red River of the North. It has been hard work with little sleep for the residents who live on the shores of the Red River to shore up their defences with […]

A New Police Career And Social Media

Read An Opinion On: Financial Pr Australia By Detective Christian Cory In previous articles, I have discussed the police oral board and its importance in the law enforcement hiring process. There is an ancillary aspect in the hiring practice that is often taken for granted and overlooked by candidates. The ramifications for you, as a […]

Sarasota doctor heading to prison

Thursday, October 5, 2006 Former Sarasota dermatologist Michael Rosin is heading to prison to serve a 22-year prison sentence for defrauding Medicare by performing unnecessary surgeries on elderly Sarasota, Florida patients. On Rosin’s 56th birthday, in front of his family, Judge William Castagna sentinced him to 22 years in federal prison. The judge also ordered […]

Hundreds of victims still unidentified three months after Typhoon Frank

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Typhoon Frank stormed across the Philippine Sea June 21, 2008 capsizing numerous boats, killing hundreds and leaving an estimated 1,330 missing in total including 820 passengers and crew from the MV Princess of the Stars ferry. Since then Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) teams in Cebu City, Philippines made up of experts […]

Sculptor to teach animation maquettes at VAB Creative Studio

Friday, May 26, 2006 Brampton, ON — On Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m., sculptor Alvaro Cervantes will host a meet and greet at the Visual Arts Brampton Creative Studio. Cervantes will be showing his precise sculptures to guests, and promoting his upcoming multi-week workshop at the studio. The course is open to students who […]

New Solar Powered Electric Auto Mobile Charging Station Debuts In Bethesda

Read An Opinion On: Best Security Cameras For School Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was among the state, local and federal officials that gather in Bethesda Monday to mark the installation of a new, solar-powered electric motor vehicle charging station. The station is situated outside the SunTrust bank at 10401 Old Georgetown street. The 18-foot, 1,410-watt […]

Wales widens smoking ban, includes at hospitals, schools and playgrounds

Monday, March 1, 2021 Today, Wales extended the prohibition on smoking at hospitals, schools, and playgrounds, with violators to face a £100 fine. Wales is the first of the UK nations to introduce this ban. This is in addition to various restrictions on the practice, including a ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces in […]

Woman killed in house fire in South Yorkshire, England

Monday, January 25, 2010 An elderly woman has died in a house fire in South Yorkshire, England. The woman, who is currently remaining unidentified, was blind and 93-years-old when her bungalow in Sheffield caught fire as a result of an accident in her kitchen yesterday afternoon. An internal investigation into the fire has suggested that […]

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