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Friday, November 30, 2007 Christine Comer resigned this month as the director of the science curriculum for the Texas Education Agency‘s (TEA) director after more than nine years. Comer said her resignation was due to pressure from officials who claimed she had given the appearance of criticizing the teaching of intelligent design. According to documents obtained by the Austin American-Statesman, “Comer was put on 30 days paid administrative leave shortly after she forwarded an e-mail in late October announcing a presentation by Barbara Forrest, a critic of the intelligent design/creationist movement. Forrest served as an expert witness at the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District trial. At Dover, intelligent design was ruled “a religious view, a mere re-labeling of creationism, and not a scientific theory.” There is widespread scientific support for evolution, while creationism has been described as pseudoscience by the scientific community. Comer’s resignation comes shortly ahead of the…

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This is the category for sports. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 25 August 2020: Caloundra defeat Wynnum in fourth round of 2020 Sunshine Coast Rugby Union season 18 August 2020: Caloundra defeat Maroochydore in third round of 2020 Sunshine Coast Rugby Union season 25 May 2020: Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili arrested on domestic violence charge 24 May 2020: Japanese professional wrestler and Netflix star Hana Kimura dies aged 22 14 October 2019: Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei sets new world record at Chicago Marathon 1 October 2019: Norway’s Warholm wins gold in 400 m hurdles at World Championships in Doha 6 November 2018: Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history 9 August 2018: Real Madrid agrees with Chelsea FC to sign goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois 8 August 2018: Football: Manchester City beats Chelsea 2-0 to win English Community Shield 6 August 2018: Brazilian footballer Gabriel…

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More On This Topic: Meraki System Manager Pricing byAlma Abell Phone is where the internet is. These days, phones are not merely limited to texting and calling. There is more to those cellular devices. An entire world of a person is stored on one small device, commonly known as mobile phone. Right from contact numbers to pictures and music, everything is saved in a cell phone. Not only this but sending emails and editing word documents is also possible on these phones. Use of internet on cell phone has opened the gate to a whole new world for people. Internet in a cell phone has made life easy for people to several degrees. A simple activation of data card on a cell phone can allow people to communicate to others sitting in another country. Not only this, various social media platforms like Facebook, twitter, Instagram etc., are also available on…

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Sunday, August 1, 2010 Antelope Valley, California —The Crown Fire that has burned through 13,980 acres in the High Desert of Southern California since 2:32 pm (2232 UTC) Thursday was at 82% containment Saturday evening, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. On Friday high winds caused the fire to jump the California Aqueduct and spread into the city of Palmdale. Over 2,000 residents of Leona Valley, Ana Verde, and Rancho Vista were given mandatory evacuation orders. The sky was blanketed with thick orange pyrocumulus clouds and falling ash, making the air hard to breathe. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived in Palmdale on Friday to survey the burned areas. “We were very fortunate to not have fires for quite some time because the air temperature was cool and we didn’t have the experiencing of dry weather and all the winds and so on, but all of a sudden the…

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More On This Topic: Corporate Tax Advisors California byadmin Whether you have too many credit cards open or more than one student loan that you’re paying on, debt consolidation might be able to help you. Debt consolidation is the process of consolidating different debts into one card or loan so that you then only have one monthly payment to make. With credit cards, you can consolidate multiple credit card accounts into one credit card. This can also be done with loans, such as student loans, so that you have one loan to pay off instead of three or four. Most people have more than one credit card. When you have more than one credit card, you’re not only the payment for multiple credit cards, but you’re also paying for interest on multiple credit cards. Using Debt Consolidation In Milwaukee Wi, you can lower how much you pay each month simply…

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Saturday, January 19, 2013 Zaragoza, Spain — On Thursday, Wikinews traveled to Zaragoza, Spain to interview the nation’s most decorated Paralympian and IPC Athlete Council representative Teresa Perales. A wide range of topics about the Paralympics and sport in Spain were discussed including the evolution of Paralympic sport, disability sport classification, funding support across all levels of elite sport including the Paralympics and Olympics, the role of sportspeople in politics, sponsorship issues, and issues of gender in Spanish sport. Contents 1 Evolution of the Paralympics 2 Sponsorship 3 Classification 4 Mixing sport and politics 5 Funding Spanish sport 6 Being an elite female athlete 7 Related news 8 Sources Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Wikinews_interviews_Spain%27s_most_decorated_Paralympian,_Teresa_Perales&oldid=4567556”

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 The European Commission currently has proposals on the table to extend performers’ copyright terms. Described by Professor Martin Kretschmer as the “Beatles Extension Act”, the proposed measure would extend copyright from 50 to 95 years after recording. A vast number of classical tracks are at stake; the copyright on recordings from the fifties and early sixties is nearing its expiration date, after which it would normally enter the public domain or become ‘public property’. E.U. Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services Charlie McCreevy is proposing this extension, and if the other relevant Directorate Generales (Information Society, Consumers, Culture, Trade, Competition, etc.) agree with the proposal, it will be sent to the European Parliament. Wikinews contacted Erik Josefsson, European Affairs Coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (E.F.F.), who invited us to Brussels, the heart of E.U. policy making, to discuss this new proposal and its implications.…

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More On This Topic: Best Building Managers Sydney byadmin When another individual or entity has taken actions that cause harm to the body, the emotions or the mental well-being of a person, there are often grounds to pursue a personal injury suit. The thing to remember is that the course of events must fall into the boundaries of what current laws interpret as personal injury. The circumstances must also indicate that the harm was, indeed, caused by a specific party. To determine if a lawsuit is in order, it pays to consult with a Nevada personal injury lawyer. Going Over the Events To determine if there are grounds for legal action, the Nevada personal injury lawyer would want to understand how the events occurred, from top to bottom, going over every detail. The goal is to determine if the events clearly show that the harm took place due to the…

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Friday, February 1, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron made an unannounced visit to the Libyan capital city of Tripoli yesterday after visiting Algeria earlier in the day. David Cameron pledged that Britain would help in training Libya’s security forces. He said in a joint press conference held with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan that “the British people want to stand with you and help you deliver the greater security that Libya needs”. Cameron also reiterated his support for the French-backed intervention in Mali, denying suggestions put to him that foreign intervention in Islamic countries would lead to a backlash against Western nations by al-Qaeda. The security was tight during his walkabout in the Martyrs’ Square, where police attempted to hold back the locals as a police helicopter flew overhead. His visit to Tripoli comes in the aftermath of recent threats to the British embassy and just a week after…

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Monday, November 28, 2005 SpaceX called off the much-delayed inaugural launch of their new Falcon 1 rocket on Saturday from Kwajalein’s Omelek Island launch site. The intent was to launch the U.S. Air Force Academy’s FalconSat 2 satellite, which will monitor plasma interactions with the Earth’s upper atmosphere and magnetosphere. The launch was delayed, then finally cancelled after an oxygen boil-off vent had accidentally been left open. The oxygen was unable to cool the helium pressurant, which then proceeded to evaporate faster than it could be replenished. A main computer issue, probably serious enough to cause a scrub on its own, was also discovered. This long-anticipated flight was originally expected to be launched in January 2005, however a series of setbacks forced a series of delays, with the flight most recently scheduled to be in early 2006. It was intended to be launched from the Kwajalein atoll in the middle…

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