Wikinews Shorts: December 4, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, December 4, 2008. On December 2, the Toronto city council voted in favor of banning the sales and distribution of bottled water on city property. The council also agreed to provide public drinking fountains on their properties, as well as on a measure that would make shoppers pay

Wikinews Shorts: December 4, 2008

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Category:Art

This is the category for art. Avoid placing articles in this category. They should be either in a subcategory or in Category:Culture and entertainment. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 5 June 2017: Conductor Jeffrey Tate dies aged 74 3 April 2017: Pop-artist James Rosenquist dies aged 83 18 January 2017: Rape-accused Russian

Category:Art

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Ten April Fool’s pranks of 2009

Friday, April 3, 2009 April Fools’ Day pranks harmlessly pervaded worldwide again this year. Media outlets and internet sites have joined family, office workers, and friends to provide a wide variety of practical jokes. Ireland, France, and the United States celebrate April Fools all day, whereas a few countries celebrate jokes only until noon such

Ten April Fool’s pranks of 2009

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Wednesday, October 17, 2007 Vernon Bellecourt, once the primary spokesperson for the American Indian Movement, died recently at age 75. Bellecourt, an Ojibwa who fought for Native rights, was perhaps best known for his opposition to Native names and mascots for sports teams. First in the headlines in 1972, Bellecourt organized a cross-country caravan of

American Indian Movement spokesperson dies, age 75

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Sunday, April 3, 2011 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued proposed calorie labeling rules requiring most retail food vendors to display the calorie counts in items on their menus and menu boards. The proposed rules, issued Friday and expected to be finalized in 2012, would apply to most restaurants, snack bars, vending

FDA issues proposed rules requiring calorie content on menus

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