Wikinews Shorts: January 1, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, January 1, 2009. Contents 1 Slovakia starts using euro today 2 Attempted baby-theft in Tennessee 3 Spanish Wikinews reaches 4000 articles  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a new one.…

U.S. Senators call for Idaho Senator Larry Craig to resign

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona, Republican Senator Norm Coleman of Minnesota, and Republican Representative Peter Hoekstra of Michigan are all calling for the resignation of Republican Senator Larry Craig of Idaho. Senator McCain said, “My…

Democratic holdout agrees to support health care reform in US

Sunday, December 20, 2009 A conservative Democratic United States senator has agreed to supply the key 60th vote needed for passage of a sweeping health care reform package. Senate Democrats have reached a breakthrough in their struggle to pass sweeping…

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…

Molson beer buys into the craft market

Sunday, April 24, 2005 Molson Canada picks up Creemore Springs Brewery Ltd. as the company maneuvers to make an entry into the craft beer market. Creemore Springs of Creemore, Ontario, produces the locally popular Creemore Springs lager. The merger will…