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Thursday, April 3, 2008 California, the most populous state in the United States, is offering rebates of up to US$5000 to residents who purchase alternative fuel vehicles. $1.62 million in rebates are scheduled to be granted statewide by California Center for Sustainable Energy, an independent nonprofit organization based in San Diego. Owners of Vectrix electric motorcycles may qualify for up to $1,500 and Global Electric Motorcars owners may receive $950 and $1,300. The largest rebates will go to owners of full-sized zero-emission cars, which have not yet been approved by the state. Compressed-gas vehicles also qualify, but the agency has already awarded its budgeted allotment for this type of vehicle. The eligible period for purchases and leases is May 24, 2007 to March 31, 2009. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. A complete list of qualifying vehicles can be seen at the California Center for…

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Friday, September 26, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party candidate Michael McMahon is standing for election in the riding of Prince Edward—Hastings. McMahon moved to Windsor in 1951, getting a degree in education, teaching locally and in Papua New Guinea. He served as Branch President of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), served on multiple of their major committees, and recently retired from the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board. Wikinews contacted Michael McMahon, to talk about the issues facing Canadians, and what they and their party would do to address them. Wikinews is in the process of contacting every candidate, in every riding across the country, no matter their political stripe. All interviews are conducted over e-mail, and interviews are published unedited, allowing candidates to impart their full message to our readers, uninterrupted. Since…

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This is the category for the Sydney Central Business District, a region of Sydney, Australia. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 12 March 2014: Fire burns at Barangaroo construction site, Sydney, Australia 1 February 2014: NSW Parliament passes alcohol-fuelled violence bill hours after drafting 20 September 2013: Wheelchair Rugby Tri-Nations Series begins in Sydney 20 August 2012: Sydney welcomes home the Australian Olympic Team 9 September 2007: Sydney thanked for its patience during APEC 8 September 2007: Up to 18 arrested, police injured in APEC rally 7 September 2007: Australian comedians “could have been shot” during APEC prank 15 August 2006: Heavy hailstorms leave Sydney appearing snowed in 25 August 2005: Protestors want ‘carnival not confrontation’ at Forbes conference From Wikinews, the free news source you can write. Sister projects Commons Wikipedia Wikivoyage Pages in category “Sydney Central Business District” Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Sydney_Central_Business_District&oldid=2465866”

More On This Topic: Car Parking Adelaide Advantages of beach lodges in Swakopmund by Nick Nell Swakopmund is located in Namibia which is in Africa. A beach lodge Swakopmund is a nice location as it is bit out of town and people feel good to be on the beach. The lodge is surrounded by lush green lawns, palm trees and also colorful public gardens. This desert town is enhanced by desert and sea. Swakopmund has many restaurants, pubs, discos and also few nightclubs. Near the beach lodge, there are special features such as town jewelry shops that offer many continental designs and local products that are offered by the art and craft shops. The Namibian rural art is also sold by these street vendors. There are guys available near car parking to clean the car whenever required. The receptionist of the hotel is very friendly and helpful. Also trip bookings…

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Friday, December 14, 2007 Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic condition causing benign tumors (neurofibromas) to grow along certain types of nerves and, in addition, it can affect the development of bones or skin. There are several variants of the disease but type 1 and type 2 NF account for the vast majority of cases. The disease manifestations can vary from very mild to severe. Major symptoms include growths on and under the skin; skin pigmentations called café au lait spots in type 1; acoustic nerve tumors and consequent hearing loss in type 2. Growths can affect nearly all parts of the body, and pressure on nearby structures can cause a wide variety of complications. There is a small risk that the tumors transform into malignant cancerous lesions. NF is one of the most common single-gene human diseases; around 1 in 2,500-4,000 live births are affected by NF-1, whereas NF-2 occurs…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. Dorsa Derakhshani is currently 21 years old and holds the International Master (IM) as well as Woman Grand Master (WGM) titles. Her brother, Borna, plays for the English Federation and holds the FIDE Master title. Dorsa Derakhshani was banned since she did not wear a hijab, an Islamic headscarf, while competing at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival in January 2017. Under the laws of Islamic Republic of Iran, hijab is a mandatory dress code. Her brother Borna Deraskhsani was banned for playing against Israeli Grand Master (GM) Alexander Huzman at the same tournament. Iran does…

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More On This Topic: Buy Best Air Compressor Online byAlma Abell Few things have the potential to bring about a greater sense of Pride or Prejudice among homeowners than the lawns they keep. On the one hand, a beautiful, verdant lawn is the dream of countless millions of homeowners, not just in America, of course, but around the world. There’s just something so elegant and absolutely lovely about the lush greenness and natural beauty which makes life seem that much fresher and finer on a day to day basis. On the other hand, a lawn that’s gone to wrack and ruin, with dead brown grass and an overall wretched look, can bring down your property value and that of neighboring homes, resulting in some rather nasty looks from the neighbors. Broken sprinklers can be a huge culprit in that regard. Thankfully, teams like All Tech Water can help repair your…

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Sunday, July 26, 2009 Spaniard Alberto Contador of team Astana has won the 2009 Tour de France after crossing the line in a final time of 85:48:35 for the 21-stage grand tour. Andy Schleck from Luxembourg came in second place. Schleck, riding for Team Saxo Bank also won the maillot blanc for the young riders’ classification. American Lance Armstrong of Astana claimed the final podium spot, 5:24 behind Contador. The seven-time Tour-winner returned from retirement after winning the 2005 Tour de France. Winning the final stage at Champs-Élysées in Paris, France, was Mark Cavendish in a time of 4:02:18. The British cyclist won six stages this year, topping his achievement of four stage wins last year. The points classification was won by Thor Hushovd of Norway with 280. The Cervélo TestTeam rider finished ahead of Team Columbia-HTC‘s Cavendish, despite the latter’s multiple stage wins. The King of the Mountains winner…

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Thursday, July 29, 2010File:Loya7.jpg A Tennessee politician has been criticised by Islamic groups and Islamic leaders by suggesting that Islam is a cult and is therefore ineligible for protection under the first amendment of the United States constitution, which guarantees freedom of religion. Though Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey, at a campaign stop in Chattanooga earlier in the month, said he’s “all about freedom of religion”, he also said that “[y]ou could even argue whether that being a Muslim is actually a religion, or is it a nationality, way of life, cult or whatever you want to call it”. Lt. Gov. Ramsey had been asked about a proposed Islamic mosque and community centre that has been slated for construction in the town of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and also about the “threat that is invading our country from Muslims”. Ramsey’s comments have been scrutinized by groups all over the country, while Ramsey’s…

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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 and is expected to cost the New South Wales government AUD96 million. The Bathurst Hospital will be the first in the Bathurst-Orange-Bloomfield redevelopment project. The new hospital will have 149 beds, up from 85 for the current hospital. The hospital will also feature a mental health unit – previously psychiatric patients had to travel to Orange to the Bloomfield Hospital for treatment. The Bathurst Hospital is expected to have state-of-the art facilities and will share some services with the to be constructed Orange Base Hospital. The Bathurst Regional Council has approved the demolition of 12…

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