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    Iranian passenger jet’s wheel catches fire

    Thursday, August 13, 2009 A wheel on an Aseman Airlines Fokker 100 regional jet caught fire late on Tuesday night after landing in Isfahan, Iran following a flight from Tehran. It is unclear if the aircraft landed normally or experienced a hard landing, with accounts conflicting. It is known that after landing the crew noticed that the brake temperature in one of the wheels was unusually high as they left the runway, and requested that fire crews responded before the passengers disembarked. When emergency services arrived they discovered that the wheel was alight, and the fire was extinguished. The plane…

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    X Ray Aprons A New Way To Protect Against Radiation

    Here’s An Opinion On: San Diego Dental Assistant Programs Online By Stephen Lamb X-ray aprons are an important part of any doctor’s wardrobe. Doctor’s that perform surgeries are constantly surrounded by large amounts of radiation. Surgeons rely heavily on the…

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    Dutch parties agree on government formation

    Friday, February 9, 2007 The leading political parties in the Netherlands have agreed on a work program, part of an effort to form a coalition government after the splintered verdict of the elections held in November 2006. The parties have…

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    Canadian media company Bell Globemedia to acquire rival CHUM

    Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Canadian media company CHUM Limited has announced that it has agreed to be acquired by larger rival Bell Globemedia Inc. for $1.7 billion CAD cash, bringing the CTV and Citytv broadcast-television networks and such specialty channels…

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    Interview with BBC Creative Archive project leader

    Thursday, June 22, 2006 The Creative Archive project is a BBC led initiative which aims to make archive audio and video footage available to be freely downloaded, distributed, and ‘remixed’. The project is still in a pilot stage, and is…

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    Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

    Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties…

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    Bucharest to be ‘rebranded’ for 800 million euro

    Wednesday, March 2, 2005 Bucharest, Romania — The city centre of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is set to get a major facelift due to a real estate project called Esplanada (The Esplanade), which will be constructed by TriGranit Development…