Wikinews investigates the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile after February earthquake

Sunday, October 24, 2010 Left: A recently constructed kiosk with the new design. Image: Diego Grez.Right: The original design of the kiosk, as shown in the plans by the Municipality. Image: Ilustre Municipalidad de Pichilemu. Eight months after a catastrophic earthquake, Wikinews has investigated the devastation caused in February and the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile. […]

5 Ways To Save Money On Kitchen Remodeling

Read An Opinion On: Dual Basket Air Fryer The kitchen is indeed the busiest room of the house making homemakers like you want it to be warm, welcoming, and as stylish as possible. However, your budget may be limited forcing you to choose which items to update, replace, or revamp when remodeling a kitchen. To […]

Dam removal proposal for Klamath River

Thursday, January 17, 2008 A proposal was made to remove four hydroelectric power generating dams across the Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Intended to improve the habitat and range of salmon, the project requires agreements with the dams’ owner PacifiCorp and several federal government agencies. A coalition of Native American tribal leaders, […]

Kenya government fires health worker strikers over failure to ‘report back to work’

Saturday, March 10, 2012 The Kenyan government has dismissed 25,000 striking health workers, mostly nurses, citing failure to heed government orders to recommence work and concern for the welfare of hospital patients. Speaking on behalf of the government, Alfred Mutua stated the workers were dismissed “illegally striking” and “[defying] the directive … to report back […]

Major explosions at UK oil depot

Sunday, December 11, 2005 A series of large explosions have occurred close to Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire, UK. The source of the explosions has been confirmed as the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal (HOSL), Hemel Hempstead, known locally as the Buncefield complex. Up to 150 fire fighters are reported to be at the scene with 10 fire […]

TD Financial to acquire Hudson United Bancorp

Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Canadian TD Financial Group has come to a deal with the regional U.S. bank, Hudson United Bancorp, to buy Hudson for US$1.9 billion. The new addition will be folding into itsMaine-based TD Banknorth, which is 51% owned by TD Financial. The acquisition will bring in 204 new branches and increase TD’s […]

First 4 Internet Sony Xcp Drm Vulnerabilities

Read An Opinion On: Cyber Security Services Melbourne Submitted by: Alexandro Frante Technological measures protecting works distributed on Compact Discs have been found to pose unreasonable security risks to consumers personal computers, corporate and government networks and the information infrastructure as a whole. Vulnerabilities inherent in widely distributed CD protection measures create the potential for […]

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal […]