Tuesday, August 6, 2013 This past Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill known as “Rocky’s Law” that requires Illinois high schools, through the local school district, to buy catastrophic injury insurance up to US$3 million or medical costs for up to five years, whichever one comes first, that covers student athletes. […]

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

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

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News briefs:July 27, 2010

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Tuesday, October 30, 2007File:Nadine Strossen 5 by David Shankbone.jpg There are few organizations in the United States that elicit a stronger emotional response than the American Civil Liberties Union, whose stated goal is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of

ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

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Sunday, June 29, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third-party candidates. These prospects represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has reached out to

Wikinews interviews Kent Mesplay, Green Party presidential candidate

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Wikinews Shorts: April 17, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, April 17, 2007. Contents 1 Trial of Jose Padilla under way in Florida 2 North Korea may be shutting down nuclear reactor 3 China mine explosion traps 33 underground 4 Excessive bacon bad for lungs, says academic study 5 E-mail circulating UK Holocaust denial in schools is a

Wikinews Shorts: April 17, 2007

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 Bathurst Regional Council, the local government responsible for the city of Bathurst and its surrounds in Central Western New South Wales, Australia yesterday revealed it had received a development application for the new Bathurst Base Hospital. The new hospital is to be built behind the current hospital on the same site

Bathurst, Australia’s new hospital to be almost doubled in size

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009 A six-pound infant born in San Francisco, California has six perfectly formed and functional fingers and toes on his hands and feet, so that it isn’t considered a disability or deformity, say doctors at Saint Luke’s Hospital who were amazed by the oddity. In a medical rarity, super baby Kamani Hubbard

Baby in California born with 12 functioning fingers and toes, in a rare case of polydactylism

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006 MP3s for the people? The Pirate Party, a new Swedish political party first publicized in January, wants to legalize sharing music, movies, and other copyrighted content using the Internet. What may seem like a doomed effort by a small group of idealists is attracting significant media attention, in part due to

“Avast ye scurvy file sharers!”: Interview with Swedish Pirate Party leader Rickard Falkvinge

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