On the campaign trail, September 2012

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 The following is the eleventh in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s […]

Anti-Tubby Smith ad rejected by University of Kentucky student paper

Sunday, June 11, 2006 The Kentucky Kernel, the University of Kentucky student newspaper, rejected a full-page ad calling for Tubby Smith’s dismissal as the men’s basketball head coach. Richard Cheeks, a professor at the school, and a group called Concerned Fans for UK Basketball sought the $1,700 ad. Cheeks said “We see the program in decline. … We don’t want […]

Travel To San Jose, Costa Rica

Click Here To Find Out More About: Www.Gowanleatimbers.Com.Au By David H. Urmann San Jose in Costa Rica is among the favorite destinations of tourists. It features a lot of exciting ways to spend the vacation. Enjoy and have fun with all the tourist spots seen here. Costa Ricas capital is San Jose and is considered as the largest city located […]

Electronic voting disputed in France

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 In France, voting has traditionally been a low-tech experience: voters isolate themselves in a booth, put a pre-printed sheet of paper indicating their candidate of choice into an envelope. After officials verify the voter’s identity, the voter drops the envelope into the ballot box and signs the voting roll. French electoral law rather strictly codifies the […]

US Senator Rand Paul blocks synthetic marijuana legislation

Friday, March 30, 2012 Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is the lone holdout preventing a vote on synthetic marijuana legislation in the US Senate through a procedural block that is allowed under the rules. Until Paul lifts his block, the Senate will not be able to act on legislation that has already passed the US House of Representatives last December. […]

Celebrities contribute to Katrina relief

Published:Wednesday, September 7, 2005Updated:Saturday, September 10, 2005 (Travolta, Preston, Moore, Stones, Three Doors Down, Johnson, Smith) After Hurricane Katrina passed across the United States, various artists and media stars have leapt at a call to action. John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston flew his private plane to deliver a load of supplies and tetanus vaccine to Baton Rouge and New […]