Local Or National Accountants, Does It Matter?

Here’s An Opinion On: Property Tax Accountants Local or National Accountants, Does it Matter? by Lee Murphy Prior to the days of the Internet, a small business owner would usually be restricted to choosing a locally based accountants to deal with their business administration. However, since the Internet has made it easier to gain access to a multitude of services and products, a business can outsource bookkeeping duties to a national accountants, anywhere in theContinue reading

Heatwave sweeps USA, many struggling to keep cool

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 Temperatures as high as 111°F (48°C) have hit the United States today, a continuation of Monday’s triple-digit (Fahrenheit) record highs in some areas. High energy costs have many elderly and low income citizens keeping the air conditioning off, fixed incomes being blamed in many cases. In response to this, cities such as Chicago and New York have turned some public facilities into “cooling areas” for the duration. Buildings being converted includeContinue reading


Texas Commissioner of Agriculture visits schools to kick off National School Lunch Week

Saturday, October 16, 2010 US Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples visited Orr Elementary school in Tyler, Texas on Wednesday to kick off National School Lunch week for the state. Commissioner Staples spoke to over 200 students during lunch about the importance of eating healthy. “During the old days, the Three R’s in school meant ‘Reading, ‘Writing and ‘Arithmetic’ […] but I want you students to remember the three E’s: Education, Exercise and Eating right,”Continue reading


What The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Means For You

Here’s An Opinion On: Financial Advisor In Sydney By Calum MacKenzie On December 20, President Bush signed a law that is meant to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure or who sell their homes in a short sale. Before this law, the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007, if your bank or lender forgave a portion of your mortgage debt because the value of your home had decreased, the IRS treated the forgiveness asContinue reading

National Basketball Association suspends season due to COVID-19 concerns

Friday, March 13, 2020 On Wednesday, the United States’ National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended its professional basketball season due to concerns regarding COVID-19. The NBA’s decision followed a Utah Jazz player testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. The NBA did not release the identity of the player in question in its announcement. They did say he was not present at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, where the Utah Jazz were to play against theContinue reading


Church of Scientology attempting to block ‘intolerant’ German film

Monday, March 15, 2010 The Church of Scientology is attempting to block the broadcast of a film on the German television broadcaster ARD, claiming the film is “intolerant” and violates the broadcaster’s guidelines. The film titled Until Nothing Remains (Bis Nichts Mehr Bleibt) due to be broadcast during prime-time on March 31 tells the fictionalised story of a German family destroyed by their involvement in Scientology. It is based on the true story of formerContinue reading


UK public sector workers strike over pension rights

Wednesday, March 29, 2006Local Government workers in the UK withdrew their labour yesterday as part of a dispute over pension entitlements. The members of 11 different trades unions were involved in the 24hr strike. As the day began they declared that support for the strike was solid. Although the strikers work for local councils, their pay and conditions are agreed nationally. The Local Government Association which represents the local councils in England and Wales declaredContinue reading


The Process Of Mold Remediation In Encinitas, Ca

Here’s An Opinion On: Custom Printed Scrubs Brisbane Cheap Australia byAlma Abell Typically, mold in a home results from a source of moisture, and it’s very common in bathrooms, kitchens and laundry areas. Usually, with the use of general household cleaners and airing the room, mold can be effectively dealt with. Unfortunately, there can be issues within the home where mold is more difficult to spot and deal with. In these situations, Mold Remediation inContinue reading

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Libertarian candidate Larry Stevens, Kitchener-Conestoga

Thursday, October 4, 2007 Larry Stevens is running for the Libertarian Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Kitchener-Conestoga riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party members, Ontario Greens, as well as members from the Family Coalition, Freedom, Communist, Libertarian, and ConfederationContinue reading


Inspectors close Chicago landmark Healthy Food restaurant after finding dead mouse in cooler

Saturday, April 2, 2005 Chicago city inspectors closed the landmark Lithuanian restaurant Healthy Food on Thursday, after finding mouse feces on the meat slicer and cutting board, and a dead mouse in the cooler. The restaurant has operated at 3236 S. Halsted, on the south side of the city in the Bridgeport neighborhood, since the 1930s. Wikinews reporter David Vasquez placed a call to the restaurant to inquire if they were open. The call wasContinue reading