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Wikinews 2020: An 'Original reporting' year in review
Wikinews 2020: An 'Original reporting' year in review

After an active year of original content published on the English-language Wikinews, we take a look back at some of the two dozen-plus original reports from our contributors during 2020.

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Uruguayan Language Academy rejects FA sanction against Edinson Cavani as 'poverty of cultural and linguistic knowledge'
Uruguayan Language Academy rejects FA sanction against Edinson Cavani as 'poverty of cultural and linguistic knowledge'

On Friday the Uruguay language academy shared a statement rejecting football player Edinson Cavani's ban of three matches and a £100,000 (US$137,000) fine ruled by The Football Association (FA) in England.

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Gregory Kurtzer discusses plans for Rocky Linux with Wikinews as Red Hat announces moving focus away from CentOS
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Gregory Kurtzer discusses plans for Rocky Linux with Wikinews as Red Hat announces moving focus away from CentOS

On December 8, US-based software company Red Hat announced plans to shift their focus away from CentOS in favour of CentOS stream. Soon after, CentOS co-founder Gregory Kurtzer announced intention to develop Rocky Linux, to fill the role CentOS had been playing. Wikinews talked with Kurtzer.

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'Earth-based life can survive in hydrogen-rich atmospheres': MIT professor Dr Seager tells Wikinews about her research on organisms thriving in oxygen-less environment
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'Earth-based life can survive in hydrogen-rich atmospheres': MIT professor Dr Seager tells Wikinews about her research on organisms thriving in oxygen-less environment

In May, a study was published in journal Nature Astronomy, conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Dr Sara Seager and other researchers, showing single-celled organisms like E. coli and yeast can thrive in both 100% hydrogen gas and helium atmospheres. Wikinews discussed the findings with Dr Seager to know more about her research.

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US professional wrestler Jon Huber dies aged 41
US professional wrestler Jon Huber dies aged 41

US professional wrestler Jon Huber, who performed for WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) under the ring name Luke Harper and for AEW (All Elite Wrestling) under the ring name Brodie Lee, died on Saturday aged 41.

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