Chloroform spill forces evacuation of building at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York

Monday, August 11, 2008 Buffalo, New York —The Buffalo Fire Department and Police were called to a hazmat situation at Canisius College on Main Street after security reported that a one gallon glass container containing chloroform broke, spilling about a pint onto the floor of the college’s science building. According to communications by firefighters, who arrived at around 8:20 a.m. (eastern time), the glass container spilled on the third floor in room 318. As a precaution the building was evacuated and East Delevan road between Main Street and Jefferson Avenues…

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Communist Party candidate Johan Boyden, Toronto Centre

Friday, October 5, 2007 Johan Boyden is running for the Communist Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Toronto Centre riding. Wikinews interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Ontario_Votes_2007:_Interview_with_Communist_Party_candidate_Johan_Boyden,_Toronto_Centre&oldid=1838596”

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What Is The Best Industrial Mixer For Feed And Fertilizer Products?

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Atlex byadmin Are you in the feed or fertilizer business? Maybe you run milling or cement applications. Mixing could be a huge part of your business, and when you need equipment, it’s important to choose the best industrial mixer. Here is a look at some of your choices you have today. Ribbon Mixers A ribbon type industrial mixer is used when you want an even blending of mixtures. Inside the unit is a shaft with circular type mixing blades in a double helix…

Britain’s “Grey Train Robbery” solved

Thursday, November 16, 2006 Two elderly women whose CCTV pictures were shown in newspapers across the UK on Thursday after they were caught on camera stealing a bag at a railway station in Sunderland have turned themselves in. The police has announced that women admitted the offence and have received an official caution in a case variously dubbed the “Grey Train Robbery” and “Gran Larceny.” The women contacted police services after the case received major newspaper and media coverage under headlines such as “Nans on the Run” and “Artful Codgers.”…

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United Nations Report: Deserts threatened by global warming

Monday, June 5, 2006 A new report, titled “Global Deserts Outlook,” has been released on World Environment Day by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report suggests that the world’s deserts face dramatic changes as a result of global climate change: high water demands, tourism and salt contamination of irrigated soils. Desert margins and mountainous areas within deserts that have been important for people, wildlife and water supplies for millennia, are under particular threat, say UNEP. 2006 is the United Nations‘ International Year of Deserts and Desertification. Yet deserts…

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Report says global warming may cause 25m malnourished children by 2050

Sunday, October 4, 2009 A new report on climate change’s impact on agriculture predicts 25 million more malnourished children around the world by 2050, compared to a scenario with no global warming. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa are particularly vulnerable. The report from the International Food Policy Research Institute projects that the the number of malnourished children will decrease by 10 million in the next 40 years. However, without global warming the report projects a decrease of 35 million. Forty percent of undernourished children will live in Africa. The report compares…

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching easier for faculty, graduate, and professional students. In addition to the list below, the Association of American Law Schools has compiled a list of law schools offering assistance to displaced students. [2] As conditions vary…

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France votes no in EU referendum

Sunday, May 29, 2005 In a result predicted by polls, a 54.87% majority of French voters voted non in Sunday’s European Constitution referendum. Of France’s 42 million eligible voters, over 70% turned out at the 55 thousand polling stations across the country, which were open from 8:00 to 20:00 on Sunday (except in Paris and Lyon where voting finished at 22:00, and French oversea possessions and other polling centers in the Americas, which voted on Saturday in order not to have them vote when the results are already known). A…

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How To Buy The Perfect Vehicle From New Car Dealers

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Corolla Hybrid Sunshine Coast byAlma Abell Many consumers in the Casa Grande area do not look forward to purchasing new vehicles. They relate visiting car dealerships to getting root canals. Today, times are very different. The auto market is very competitive today. Dealers need to make sure that customers are happy. With thin margins in the purchase department, dealerships need to make customers feel like they would return later for repairs and maintenance. That is why New Car Dealers work hard to please…

Canada denies visa for Africa’s top biosafety negotiator

Thursday, July 28, 2005 Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, the Ethiopian government’s chief scientist and its representative to the Montreal-based UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) had his passport returned without the requested Canadian visa, and without explanation. Dr. Tewolde is Africa’s chief negotiator for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Tewolde had announced he would be visiting Montreal the first week of August to lobby for the labeling of genetically modified (GM) seeds and food products and urge companies and governments to accept liability for environmental contamination their seeds could…

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