Wikinews interviews candidate for New York City mayor Vitaly Filipchenko

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 In early May, Wikinews extended an invitation to Vitaly Filipchenko, an independent candidate in the 2021 New York City mayoral election, set to take place November 2nd, alongside other candidates. Filipchenko answered some questions about his policies and campaign during a phone interview. Filipchenko, registered on the New York City Campaign Finance Board as Vitaly A....
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Chula Vista, California becomes model for blight control laws in the US

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The San Diego, California suburb of Chula Vista has responded to the recent housing crisis with an aggressive blight control ordinance that compels lenders to maintain the appearance of vacant homes. As foreclosures increase both locally and throughout the United States, the one year old ordinance has become a model for other cities overwhelmed by the problem of...
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Category:April 26, 2006

? April 25, 2006 April 27, 2006 ? April 26 Pages in category "April 26, 2006" Media in category "April 26, 2006" Retrieved from "https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Category:April_26,_2006&oldid=1082667"
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Headless man found near suburban Chicago school

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 A headless man was found near a suburban Chicago, Illinois school early Tuesday morning. The man had a pipe bomb near him. Another explosive device had decapitated the man, according to Evanston, Illinois police. After the body was found in a field near Evanston's Nichols Middle School by a man walking his dog, police searched a nearby apartment and a bomb squad was...
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Somali pirates release Greek ship, 19 sailors

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 According to East African Seafarers' Assistance Programme Kenyan chapter head, Andrew Mwangura, the Greek freighter MV Captain Stephanos and all its 19 crew, consisting of 17 Filipinos, one Chinese and a Ukrainian, had been released late Monday, after 78 days in captivity. It was unclear, however, if any ransom was paid. The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs...
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Germany legalises medical use of cannabis

Friday, January 20, 2017 Yesterday, the German Bundestag passed a law to legalise cannabis drug for medicinal purposes. The law is to come under effect in March. "Seriously ill people must be treated in the best ways possible" ((de))German language: ?Schwerkranke Menschen müssen bestmöglich versorgt werden., German health minister Hermann Gröhe tweeted. Doctors can prescribe marijuana —...
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FBI begins widespread financial probe of 26 firms

Thursday, September 25, 2008 The FBI is investigating 26 firms and 1,400 individuals involved in the US financial crisis for fraud and "sub-prime lending practices". Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and AIG are among the firms being scrutinized after recently receiving federal bailouts. Investigators, who are cooperating with the IRS, Postal Office, and other federal offices to complete...
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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Communist Party candidate Shona Bracken, Toronto Danforth

Sunday, October 7, 2007 Shona Bracken is running for the Communist Party in the Ontario provincial election in Toronto—Danforth. Wikinews interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Retrieved from "https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Ontario_Votes_2007:_Interview_with_Communist_Party_candidate_Shona_Bracken,_Toronto_Danforth&oldid=539050"
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Protesters march for free speech in New Zealand

Thursday, November 29, 2007 Yesterday, about 200 Christchurch, New Zealand residents of all ages formed together and marched against a current government bill going through Parliament, the Electoral Finance Bill. The opponents of this Bill share the same common ground that they consider the bill to be severely restrictive of free speech. Under this bill, individuals or groups of New Zealanders...
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Eurovision ’04 winner Ruslana discusses her paths as singer, spokesmodel, stateswoman and source of inspiration

Monday, March 30, 2009 First becoming famous in her native Ukraine in the 1990s, long-haired self-described "Amazon" Ruslana gained international recognition for winning the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest with her song "Wild Dances," inspired by the musical traditions of the Hutsul people of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains. In the five years since, Ruslana has decided to use her name and public...
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