The History Of Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Read More About: Victoria House Needlecraft Site By Jason Gluckman Gatlinburg is a popular resort town in eastern Tennessee with a year-round population of 3,300. The town enjoys a great sense of history that is easily accessible to all visitors. The Ogle family built one of the first cabins in Gatlinburg in the early 1800s. […]

New Jersey backpedals on proposed bikini waxing ban

Saturday, March 21, 2009 New Jersey has reversed its plans for a state-wide ban on bikini waxing after salon owners from across the state spoke out against the proposal. The New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling planned to consider a ban on so-called “Brazilian waxes” in response to two women who reported being injured […]

British white paper on public health

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 ENGLAND — UK Health Secretary John Reid has proposed widespread legislative and health care changes in a new white paper on public health released Tuesday. Titled “Choosing Health”, the paper details government plans to restrict smoking in public places, limit ‘junk food‘ advertisements to children, make available “lifestyle trainers”, campaign against […]

IRA disbands military structure

Thursday, October 5, 2006 The Independent Monitoring Commission has reported that the Provisional Irish Republican Army has undergone major changes within their military structure and shows that the IRA Army Council wants to put its military campaign behind it. The Commission consists of John Alderdice, a former Alliance Party leader; Joe Brosnan, former Secretary General […]

Distributed malware attacks Dyn DNS, takes down websites in US

Monday, October 24, 2016 On Friday, a network of diverse Internet-connected devices targeted the Dyn domain registration service provider. It took down Dyn clients, including several popular websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, New York Times, and Wired. The attack involved targeting Dyn’s domain name system servers with a large volume of requests, rendering […]

2006 U.S. Congressional Elections

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Contents 1 Issues 2 Campaigns turn nasty 3 Polling Problems 4 Summaries by state 5 Alabama 6 Alaska 7 Arizona 8 Arkansas 9 California 10 Colorado 11 Connecticut 12 Delaware 13 Florida 14 Georgia 15 Hawaii 16 Idaho 17 Illinois 18 Indiana 19 Iowa 20 Kansas 21 Kentucky 22 Louisiana 23 […]

Ancient prayer book found in Irish bog

Friday, July 28, 2006 An early medieval Christian Psalter (prayer book) was discovered in a bog in the Midland Region of Ireland on July 25, 2006, prompting some to term it the Irish version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The psalter was found by a worker excavating peat from the bog. The worker immediately covered […]

News briefs:May 16, 2010

 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as ‘British Petroleum’. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To […]

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