Sunday, November 02, 2008

Challenges In The News 11/02/08

As thousands of athletes prepare to breathe deeply in one of the world's most polluted cities, one group of Olympic competitors is contemplating a special challenge. Beijing's Olympic Green is shrouded in smog Monday, just days before the start of the 2008 Olympic Games.

Marsden High School has come up with a novel way to make wearing the school uniform hip again. The challenge was laid down that if all 750 students could be in full school uniform on any given day, then school uniform co-ordinator David Najdek would have to also wear the uniform for a day.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Election officials completed reports Monday indicating a Nevada version of California's Proposition 13 property tax cap has enough petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot -- but a challenge from teacher held up final certification.

In an effort to promote health and wellness to America’s youth, the student-athletes at Florida State University want to challenge all youth to live a healthier lifestyle.

Workers lost weight, saved money when Irvine office joined in North American firm's challenge.

Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.) appears like she may survive her biggest political challenge since first elected, as she narrowly leads a Democratic primary rival who made her family ties to scandal-plagued Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick the central issue of her campaign.

Join the Hampton Historical Society and help us win $25,000. The society accepted a challenge to increase membership issued by the Robert and Karin Findlay Foundation based in Milford.

The search for America's Pay Yourself First Challenge grand prize winner is one step closer to completion. Internet bank FNBO Direct, the sponsor of the Pay Yourself First Challenge, has selected 20 semi-finalists from across the United States. 150 entry videos were submitted by consumers hoping to take on the Challenge and save for a new home, for their retirement, or simply to build up an ...

Social Democrats were thrown into turmoil Sunday after their leader, Kurt Beck, said he would step down as party chairman and Frank-Walter Steinmeier was chosen to challenge Angela Merkel.

Rachel's challenge encourages them to do nice things for others.

Gordon Brown will face a leadership challenge – but it won't get very far because all his rivals are pretty useless.

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