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It’s a boy! UK’s Kate gives birth to royal heir

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Prince William’s wife, Kate, has given birth to a prince who is now third in line to the British throne.
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Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. Continue Reading

Celebrating a legacy of faith: Celebrations planned for churches at Dickinson and New England

September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Rev. Janel Kolar is preparing her message, the musicians are rehearsing and the women are baking, all in preparation for the 125th anniversary celebrations of two Congregational churches. Continue Reading

Olympic buzz takes off: London welcomes the flame

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With the flame comes the games. After years of preparation and months of buildup, London’s Olympic moment finally arrived Friday night. Continue Reading

8-year-old ‘Mugly’ wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Chinese crested’s short snout, beady eyes and white whiskers earned it the title of World’s Ugliest Dog at the annual contest in Northern California on Friday. Competing for fame, $1,000 and a year’s worth of dog cookies, Mugly won the honor by beating out 28 other ugly dogs from around the world. Continue Reading

Exchange students ‘digging’ Mitchell

June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Crew from England working at Indian Village excavation.

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Olympic torch starts its 8,000 mile journey

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

British sailing hero Ben Ainslie kicked off the torch relay for the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday with a stroll through teary, flag-waving crowds who cheered the arrival of the flame. Continue Reading

1 million Olympic tickets to go on sale Friday

May 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Olympic fans who missed out on tickets for the London Games will get another opportunity this week, including a chance for high-demand seats to the opening ceremony or 100-meter final. Olympic organizers said Tuesday they are putting nearly 1 million tickets on sale, with priority given to those people who were unsuccessful in previous rounds.
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London exhibition looks to understand the brain

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Like zombies, human beings can’t get enough of brains. A new London exhibition explores that fascination, displaying everything from mummified Egyptian cerebral matter to slices of Albert Einstein’s brain in the story of our quest to understand what’s inside our skulls. Continue Reading

Commentary: After Snowe, is Brown next?

March 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

To many New Englanders, Olympia Snowe had come to resemble Marilyn of “The Munsters” TV family. Continue Reading