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15 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

EPA Forced to Retreat on Radiation Limits

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is raising by a factor of 350 what it considers to be the threshold for safe radiation exposure, Jon Utley reported at Reason.com.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Nuclear Energy, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, World News, Japan

19 hrs ago | Western Star

Grenfell welcomes Japanese students

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland welcomed 19 female students from Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Nagoya, Japan for a three-week summer Language and Culture program, 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Music-News.com

C line's family 'comes first'

The singer made the difficult decision to cancel her Asian tour and postpone the rest of her professional activities to care for her 72-year-old spouse as he battles cancer.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

BroadwayWorld.com

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Steve Kroft investigates the private companies that collect, analyze and sell the personal information of millions of Americans, much of it gleaned from their online searches, credit card purchases and government records.

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Related Topix: 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television, World News, Japan

Time

See Inside Fukushima's Lethal Reactor

Photographer Dominic Nahr has been documenting Fukushima, Japan, since the 2011 tsunami.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Heat Radiation Structure of...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Conventionally, a technique relating to a multi-layer substrate, which has excellent heat radiation property of a semiconductor element and has a low manufacturing cost, is disclosed in, for example, JP-A-2004-158545.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Inventions, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Japanese tech giants help farmers

Gyuho, or 'cow step', pedometer anklet, which tracks their fertility window by counting their steps, at a farm on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science, Weather

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Chemist ejected from musical concert

Prominent theoretical chemist David Glowacki was ejected from a classical music concert at England's Bristol Old Vic in June for disrupting a performance of Handel's "Messiah" by attempting to crowd-surf in front of the stage.

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Related Topix: Classical, Stanford University, World News, Japan, Wedding

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Immunology 2: Innate Immunity and Microbiology

IL-33 has shown protective effects against infection with some pathogens in various organs such as the gut and peritoneal cavity, however, it has not been reported in the skin.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, World News, Japan, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Greeley Gazette

2014 Lexus IS350C Convertible Review by Stu Wright

Lexus, Toyota's luxury car division that has been around for 25 years, sells cars in 70 countries and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, BMW 3 Series, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Inhabitat

Shigeru Ban Unveils Donut-Shaped Solar Community Center for Fukushima Kids

Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban is on a roll with the recent opening of the Aspen Art Museum and now a Children's Community Center in Fukushima, Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

The Japan Times

First tranche of public housing for Fukushima evacuees hit by delays

About 40 percent of the first batch of public housing for people displaced by the Fukushima nuclear disaster will not be ready by the end of fiscal 2015, forcing those who evacuated to wait longer for permanent abodes.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Technabob.com

These Chocolate LEGO Bricks Are Functional - Until They Melt

Akihiro Mizuuchi is my new hero. He is an illustrator and a web developer in Shizuoka, Japan.

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PR-inside.com

"The Shizuoka Bank, Ltd. - Strategy and SWOT Report" now available at Fast Market Research

The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360deg view of the company.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Asia News Network

NAGOYA: Major Japanese shabu-shabu chain passes off ordinary beef as high-end

Some outlets of a major shabu-shabu restaurant chain served ordinary Japanese beef disguised as brand beef from at least April 2012 through the end of this July, the chain's operating company has announced.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, World News, Japan,

Yahoo!

Shigeru Ban Wire: Inside Shigeru Ban's Kid-Centric Cardboard Community Center

Add this donut-shaped community center for the children of Fukushima, Japan, to Pritzker-winning architect Shigeru Ban's staggering list of impressive relief projects.

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WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Educators from Japan to visit Rutherford County Schools on Monday

A delegation of educators from Japan will spend Monday, Aug. 18, at Central Magnet School talking with faculty members and students and potentially developing a cooperative learning partnership.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., World News, Japan, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

The Honolulu Advertiser

HMSA pulling out of Hawaii health exchange, CEO says

Hawaii's largest health insurer is pulling out of the small-business side of the state's troubled health exchange, leaving the Hawaii Health Connector with only one insurance company for employers to select.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Japan, World News,

West Australian

Insight - End of the Wirtschaftswunder? Germany's sudden slowdown

The coking plant and blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG are seen in Duisburg in this January 14, 2014 file picture.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Japan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Colorado Daily

Peace Train: A nuclear-free world is possible

On the Global Voices website, a woman in her 20s from Minamisoma city, near Fukushima, Japan, voiced her frustration about the the country's nuclear disaster in 2011 : "Since the nuclear accident I've come to criticize others as being evil: the country, the government, the Tokyo Electric Power Co.

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