News briefs:April 27, 2010

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News briefs:April 27, 2010

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Former Louisiana Tech University President F. Jay Taylor dies aged 87

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Former Louisiana Tech University President F. Jay Taylor dies aged 87

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 F. Jay Taylor, the former president of Louisiana Tech University, died Sunday aged 87. Taylor held the post from 1962 until his retirement in 1987. During his tenure, Taylor made major changes to the university, securing funds to improve campus infrastructure. He started his career as a historian and was also […]

Reus to miss Euro 16 due to injury

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Reus to miss Euro 16 due to injury

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Today, Joachim Löw, manager of the German national football team, dropped Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus from the UEFA Euro 2016 squad. Marco Reus, who turned 27 years old today, is suffering from a groin injury. He also missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup with an ankle injury. Löw said their […]

Getting even with the law: Wikinews interviews New York City’s ‘Jimmy Justice’

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Getting even with the law: Wikinews interviews New York City’s ‘Jimmy Justice’

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008 “What bothers me is watching an officer write someone a summons and then commit the exact same violation with their official vehicle. A civilian known as ‘Jimmy Justice’ who resides in New York City (NYC), New York, the largest city in the United States, has been videotaping NYC police officers and […]

Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.

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Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.

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Saturday, May 21, 2005 In an effort to ease complaints by the U.S. and Europe about a heavy influx of low priced Chinese goods, China will raise export tariffs on 74 categories of textile products in June. This follows plans from the U.S. to impose quotas on Chinese textiles and clothing. Products likely to see […]

Music: The Evolution Of Change Due To The Digital Era

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More On This Topic: Usb Audio Interface Australia Bavas Music Music: The Evolution Of Change Due To The Digital Era by Seth Frank The war between vinyl and digital records continues to be a fiery debate among music lovers. While most individuals who grew up hearing Beatles vinyl tracks will say that vinyl sounds better, […]

News briefs: March 17, 2012

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News briefs: March 17, 2012

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 We briefly recap some of the stories appearing on Wikinews this week from around the world. Wikinews Audio Briefs Dateline Saturday, March 17, 2012 Listen to this brief Problems? See our media guide.

F.C. Barcelona wins La Liga 2014-2015

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F.C. Barcelona wins La Liga 2014-2015

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 On Sunday, at Calderón Stadium in Madrid, Spain, F.C. Barcelona association football club won the Spanish La Liga title. The team defeated Atlético Madrid 1–0 to clinch the title for the 23rd time. Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi Cuccittini scored the only goal of the match. A victory in this match ensured […]

Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen […]

Tennessee town mulls ‘stop work order’ as construction of controversial grain tanks begins

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Tennessee town mulls ‘stop work order’ as construction of controversial grain tanks begins

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Saturday, December 3, 2005 Mayor Scott Jewell of the city of Dyer, Tennessee did not issue a “stop work order” to Dyer Grain Company late Tuesday afternoon as had been expected. The order would have temporarily halted construction of new grain storage tanks. Dyer Grain’s efforts at expansion have been blocked several times over the […]