HOMER (AP) -- For four foreign exchange students visiting Homer this year, arriving in Alaska brought the usual cultural shock -- a far off, cold land dramatically different from their homelands in the tropics. Typical of other exchange students, they dealt with the usual challenges of adapting to climate, a new language and different customs. They also face a challenge other exchange students might not have had: Overcoming prejudice about their faith.
The winter holidays are fast approaching and anyone interested in traveling internationally to visit family, friends or just trying to get away from it all, shouldn't wait until the last minute to apply for a passport.
...International Pacific Halibut Commission, some charter fishermen walked away feeling frustrated. Thursday, the U.S. Department of State gave charter fishermen cause for celebration when it rejected proposed catch limits this summer for the Southeast...
Spring time is prime time for applying for scholarships for the next academic year. Current or prospective college students and high school seniors should be actively pursuing the large variety of scholarships available.
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