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Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 16:56

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents
Huntington Herald Dispatch
The Associated Press In this Aug. 22, 2015, photo provided by Amy Hunter, John and Amy Hunter are pictured with their dogs, Apollo, left, and Rubi, a black Labrador retriever, in Brown County State Park south of their home in Indianapolis, Ind. The ...

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Radiation expert Dr. Janette Sherman: Less than one lifetime - San Francisco Bay View

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 15:07

San Francisco Bay View

Radiation expert Dr. Janette Sherman: Less than one lifetime
San Francisco Bay View
... with a half-life of 25,000 years. We know that plutonium is released from bomb tests and nuclear power plants and that a single atom, ingested or inhaled, can radiate nearby living cells and initiate cancer and birth defects. .... During that same ...

'Teresia's death is a great loss to Pacific academia' - Fiji Times

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:32

'Teresia's death is a great loss to Pacific academia'
Fiji Times
She died last week Tuesday after a short battle with cancer. She was widely known and respected in ... The University of Oregon described her as "a groundbreaking scholar in the research of the culture of the Pacific Islands". She was born in Honolulu ...

MINA has 3 new board members - Saipan Tribune

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 09:08

MINA has 3 new board members
Saipan Tribune
The Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance announced last week the appointment of three new members to its board: Sean Frink, Somia T. Quan, and Geralyn C. Dela Cruz. Frink is an attorney and partner in the ... Dela Cruz is executive director of Corporate ...

Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents - Longview News-Journal

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 18:12

Longview News-Journal

Dig deeper before mocking 'crazy' pet parents
Longview News-Journal
They've been stationed around the world and have been in the U.S. island territory of Guam, in the western Pacific, for nearly a year. Rounding out the family are ... Some people have flat out told me, but Paolo has seen me through two pregnancies, two ...

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Drew Thomes - Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 13:55

Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Drew Thomes
Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)
11, 2017 from cancer. He died a satisfied man knowing he had sent so much beauty out into the world. He was 69. Drew grew up in Sand Creek, a small town in southern Michigan. He moved to the Pacific Northwest after picking Puget Sound out on a ...

5 mind-boggling things about Pilger's doco The Coming War on China - Asia Pacific Report

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 13:54

Asia Pacific Report

5 mind-boggling things about Pilger's doco The Coming War on China
Asia Pacific Report
“It will be interesting to get a measure of human uptake when people live in a contaminated environment,” the official added, while the film explores the sufferings of the atoll locals, many of whom died of cancer. “What the Americans did was no ...

FCG announces Independence Month activities - Pacific Daily News - Pacific Daily News

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:13

Pacific Daily News

FCG announces Independence Month activities - Pacific Daily News
Pacific Daily News
The Filipino Community of Guam's Car Raffle is now officially underway. Triple J Honda donated a new 2017 Honda Civic to the FCG wherein the net raffle ...

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Obituaries 3-24-2017 - Appalachian News-Express

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:05

Obituaries 3-24-2017
Appalachian News-Express
Bill Burke, 84, of Holiday Island, Ark., formerly of Hartley, who was in the process of moving to Regency Retirement Village in Morristown, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the Tennova Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin, Tenn., following a ...

EditionMarch 25, 2017 - Therogersvillereview

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:17

Therogersvillereview

EditionMarch 25, 2017
Therogersvillereview
The ship had a crew of 456 officers and men and began servcice in the Pacific Theater of operations in 1943 as part of the campaign in the Aleutians Islands and later carried troops and cargo during the U.S. assaults on Tarawa, the Kwajalein Atoll ...

EDWIN GARETH HEIDE - Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:57

Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)

EDWIN GARETH HEIDE
Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)
Edwin Gareth Heide of Mercer Island died March 15, 2017 at the age of 95 after a brief illness. Ed was born April 13, 1921 on the family farm near Rhame, ... Ed enlisted in the Army and served in the Pacific during WWII, including at the Battle of ...

Wellington mother and Te Papa host makes her screen debut - The Dominion Post

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 05:00

The Dominion Post

Wellington mother and Te Papa host makes her screen debut
The Dominion Post
It's a topic that the actress can relate to, and she says it also shows the importance of family to the Pacific Island culture. Mose-Tuiloma laughs about her ignorance during the film-making when she had to come to grips with terminology that actors ...

Guam raises tobacco age to 21 come 2018 - Island Packet

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 03:05

WFMYNews2.com

Guam raises tobacco age to 21 come 2018
Island Packet
A measure lapsed into law this week raising the legal age to use or purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 stating Jan. 1, 2018, The Pacific Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/2nPFaIb ). Lawmakers unanimously passed the measure March 9 and the ...
Legal tobacco age will be 21Pacific Daily News

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REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:31

Minneapolis Star Tribune

REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Karen's carefully laid plans (Jacob will live, when the sad day comes, with her sister's wealthy family on an idyllic island in the Pacific Northwest) are thrown into disarray by the boy's sudden desire to meet his father. This is a problem, because ...

Tularosa Downwinders plan peaceful demonstration at Trinity Site - Alamogordo Daily News

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:51

Alamogordo Daily News

Tularosa Downwinders plan peaceful demonstration at Trinity Site
Alamogordo Daily News
The Tularosa Basin Downwinders believe the Trinity test changed the gene pools of residents in surrounding communities, leaving a cluster of cancer and illness in the descendants of those who witnessed the atomic bomb. ... Radiation Compensation ...

Hidden Pacific: Local solutions to global problems - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:08

Hidden Pacific: Local solutions to global problems
New Zealand Herald
Mosquitoes breed in rubbish, spreading diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and zika. Burning plastic releases seriously harmful cancer-causing chemicals into the air we breathe and endocrine-disrupting pollutants (which are even worse) enter the ...

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Through the lens - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:34

Deutsche Welle

Through the lens
Deutsche Welle
On the South Pacific island of Rarotonga, fish keen to escape the jaws of aquatic predators have evolved the ability to survive out of water. A new study by scientists at UNSW and the Australian National University, and published in The American ...

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Lynda Babao–O'Neill Launches Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer - Papua New Guinea Today

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 01:26

Papua New Guinea Today

Lynda Babao–O'Neill Launches Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer
Papua New Guinea Today
Mrs. Babao-O'Neill said she was pleased to be a part of the Launch of the HPV vaccination project, noting that Cervical Cancer is the number one cancer amongst women in Papua New Guinea and it results in an estimated 1,500 deaths each year.

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Legal tobacco age will be 21 - Pacific Daily News - Pacific Daily News

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:45

Pacific Daily News

Legal tobacco age will be 21 - Pacific Daily News
Pacific Daily News
Starting Jan. 1 2018, it'll be illegal for anyone younger than 21 to use or buy tobacco.

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A pragmatist signs out: Goodbye and good luck - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:41

Stuff.co.nz

A pragmatist signs out: Goodbye and good luck
Stuff.co.nz
... for the film industry (so the Hobbit movies weren't made in London), balancing the books, school reporting to parents on kids' achievement, making the breast cancer drug Herceptin available to women, raising benefits in real terms, targeting pest ...