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Evidence of ‘God Particle’ Found

July 2, 2012 in WDAZ

GENEVA (AP) Physicists say they have all but proven that the “God particle” exists. They have a footprint and a shadow, and the only thing left is to see for themselves the elusive subatomic particle believed to give all matter in the universe size and shape.
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Bachmann asks for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is giving up her citizenship in Switzerland. The Minnesota Republican issued a statement Thursday saying she had sent a letter to the Swiss Consulate asking for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship. She says she did so because she wants to make it clear that she is and always has been 100 percent committed to the United States. Continue Reading

Michele Bachmann becomes a citizen of Switzerland

May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bachmann’s spokeswoman Becky Rogness says the congresswoman has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in 1978. Rogness tells Minnesota Public Radio that some of the couple’s children wanted to exercise their eligibility for dual citizenship, so they went through the process as a family. Continue Reading

Joy of Belgian kids chronicled in blog before tragic Switzerland bus crash

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A torch-light march. Ravioli and meatball dinners. Rides in a funicular railway. A sing-a-long and a dress-up casino evening. Those were some of the things that made last week “mega-cool” for 24 sixth graders at the St. Lambertus school in a hotel in Saint-Luc, high in the Swiss Alps. Continue Reading

28 dead, including 22 children, in crash of Belgium tour bus in Swiss Alps

March 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GENEVA A tour bus slammed into a tunnel wall in the Swiss Alps in a horrific accident that killed 22 school children and six adults returning to Belgium from a joyous ski vacation, police said today. Continue Reading

28 dead, including 22 children, in crash of Belgium tour bus in Swiss Alps

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A tour bus slammed into a tunnel wall in the Swiss Alps in a horrific accident that killed 22 school children and six adults returning to Belgium from a joyous ski vacation, police said today. Another 24 students were taken to hospitals.
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UPDATE: Canada skicross racer Nick Zoricic dies after Switzerland race crash

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 29-year-old crashed directly into safety nets lining the side of the course after going wide over the final jump. Nick Zoricic is the second Canadian skier to die this season. In January, 29-year-old freestyle skier Sarah Burke died following a training accident on a halfpipe in Utah. Continue Reading

Syria’s U.N. rights meeting walkout draws criticism by U.S.

February 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The United States criticized Syria’s envoy for storming out of an emergency U.N. meeting on the crisis in his country today, saying the walkout and a fiery speech that preceded it demonstrated the “delusional” nature of President Bashar Assad’s regime. Continue Reading

Hunt for so-called ‘God particle’ produces ‘intriguing hints’

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Scientists hunting for an elusive sub-atomic particle say they’ve found “intriguing hints” that it exists, narrowing down the search for what is believed to be a basic building block of the universe.
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Einstein’s theory no longer relative? Physicists wary of junking light speed limit just yet

September 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Physicists on the team that measured particles traveling faster than light said today they were as surprised as their skeptics about the results, which appear to violate the laws of nature as we know them.
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