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...Society of China allocated quilts, jackets and tents for those made homeless by the quake, while Red Cross branches in Hong Kong, Macau and neighboring Sichuan province also sent relief supplies.Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said the quake was the strongest...

...The Legend of Zelda"; intergalactic solider Samus Aran from "Metroid"; Pikachu from "Pokemon"; iconic gorilla Donkey Kong; pink shape-shifter Kirby; and Mario, Princess Peach and Yoshi from "Super Mario Bros."The company said the figures...
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School briefs

...invited to the State Bowl. This year, teams from Cordova, Sitka, Fairbanks, Kenai, and Soldotna along with students from Hong Kong, China participated. Students were presented with a future scene in which Beijing, China was struggling with pollution and...

...teeth with a startling ferocity.The show is produced by Global Creatures, the Australian company behind the new musical "King Kong," ''War Horse" and "How To Train Your Dragon." Worldwide, more than 8 million people have seen the dinosaur show in...
Movie review: Explosive fun in 'Pacific Rim'

...21 minutes Fantasy filmmaking is a genre with a long history of ambition. From the very beginning, genre films like "King Kong," or the German classic, "Metropolis," aimed to show people something they'd never seen before, something that would...
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Photographer is finalist in Red Bull contest

...Turnagain Arm made the final cut in the "Playground" category. The top 50 photographs were exhibited at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong and will be in an exhibit opening Nov. 14 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The photos will be shown in light boxes along the Scottsdale...
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Voices of Alaska: Alaska should embrace educational pluralism in Germany, the Netherlands, England, Wales, Italy, Israel, Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland, and Hong Kong, for example, could go to a private or public school and be funded by the government. Those countries believe in educational...

...pregnant patient, regardless of her end-of-life wishes.HONG KONG - Asian stock markets tumbled Monday as investors factored in...which is negative for export stocks.- The Associated PressHong Kong's Hang Seng lost 2.3 percent to 21,937.46 and Seoul's...
Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...winter and breed in and on both sides of its namesake, the Aleutian Islands. However, observations of Aleutian Terns near Hong Kong, Singapore and the nearby Indonesian Island of Bintan in the South China Sea indicate that some birds migrate through, or winter...
Young, old and in between

...rebellion about being a wife and mom so I'll yell at my husband, "The man can't hold me down, I'm out of control! King Kong ain't got nothin' on me!" Then I go back to neatly folding the laundry and making sure my alarm is set to take my son to...


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