Month: November 2021

Massachusetts lawmakers enact plan for universal health coverage

Friday, April 7, 2006Legislators in the Massachusetts General Court, their name for the state legislature, approved legislation on Tuesday, April 4, that would make it the first state in the United States to require all residents to have health insurance and impose penalties for non-compliance. Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, a Republican who is expected to […]

Why It Is Important To Recycle Paper And Cardboard

Read An Opinion On: Tango Skip Bins Recycling is both important to us and our environment. It helps to have a positive impact on the world we live in. With the increasing number of industrial advancement and technological achievements, the different types of byproducts and waste have started to gather around in our world and […]

Eva Hassett, VP of Savarino Construction Services Corp. answers questions on Buffalo, N.Y. hotel redesign

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 2, 2006 “Court date […]

New record time spent in space

Tuesday, August 16, 2005 The current International Space Station commander, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev has set a new record of a total of 748 days spent in orbit – almost 2 years, as of Tuesday August 16th, 2005. This outstrips the record set by Sergei Avdeyev‘s missions on Mir station. Being in space presents many […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

Which Flossing Tool Is Right For You?}

Read An Opinion On: Top Cosmetic Dentists Submitted by: Mark Offenback Flossing is one of the best things you can do to care for your beautiful smile and good health. By flossing along with brushing your teeth twice a day, you help to remove plaque build-up and debris adhering to teeth and gums. Plaque is […]

Sweeping bank regulatory overhaul passed in US House of Representatives

Thursday, July 1, 2010 Never again, never again should Wall Street greed bring such suffering to our country. The US House of Representatives passed a significant overhaul of financial regulations that strengthens the government’s hold on banks and also creates a new federal agency to oversee consumer lending on Wednesday. “Never again, never again should […]

Suspected assassin of Turkish-Armenian journalist arrested

Sunday, January 21, 2007 A suspect has been arrested in the case of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist who was assassinated yesterday. Dink was known for writing about the controversial issue of Armenian genocide, the mass killings of Armenians by Turks under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Ogün Samast, a 17-year-old unemployed, high-school drop […]