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  1. REWIND: Moments that headlined in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Image: Model Cara Delevingne kisses model Baptiste Giabiconi as Kendall Jenner looks on during German designer Karl Lagerfeld's Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 women's ready-to-wear collection for French fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week March 10, 2015. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters Image: A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard March 20, 2015.

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  2. Polar expressRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Standard

    If it weren't for the red flags marking the tundra trail to the glacier, some of us - passengers on the Hurtigruten cruise ship MS Fram, sailing out of Spitsbergen - might have been tempted to leave the slowpokes behind and bushwhack across country. But as newcomers are relentlessly reminded here in Svalbard Archipelago that polar bears are the Big Dogs.

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  3. "Painting above the Arctic Circle" Artist Talk & SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Bangor Daily News

    Camden artist and designer Anneli Skaar spent February 2015 in Longyearbyen, Norway, in residence at Galleri Svalbard. She will present an informal talk and slideshow about her work and experiences there on Tuesday, April 7, at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in downtown Rockport.

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  4. In Norway, a cruise among polar bearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Star Tribune

    An Arctic Ocean cruise among the islands of Svalbard, Norway, floats past ice pack and furry creatures who thrive there. I f it weren't for the dire warnings, some of us would have been tempted to leave the slowpokes behind and follow the red flags marking the tundra trail to the glacier.

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  5. Photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Reuters

    A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard, Norway, March 20, 2015. A partial eclipse was visible on the first day of northern spring, across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia.

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  6. '50 Shades of Blue' at CMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Herald Gazette

    Camden artist and designer Anneli Skaar spent February in Longyearbyen, Norway, in residence at Galleri Svalbard. She will present an informal talk and slide show about her work and experiences there Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave During her "50 Shades of Blue" talk, Skaar will discuss what it is like to paint at 78 degrees north and suggest creative ways to finance an artist residency abroad.

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  7. Ring of light: Total eclipse over Svalbard islands in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Turnto10.com

    ... solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe. The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to ...

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  8. Beautiful Monday forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe.The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to ...

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  9. 10 stunning photos from the week gone byRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Rediff.com

    ... campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad. Photograph: Parwiz/Reuters A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard. A partial eclipse was visible on Friday, the first day of northern spring, across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia. The ...

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  10. Polar bear attacks tent in Norway's Arctic, injures touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    A local representative of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard walks toward the dead body of a polar bear that attacked a tourist camp in Svalbard, Norway Thursday March 19, 2015 . A Czech tourist suffered minor injuries when a polar bear attacked the tent he was sleeping in on the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norwegian authorities said Thursday.

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  11. Ring of light: Total eclipse over Svalbard islands in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KHGI

    ... solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe. The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to ...

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  12. Eclipse chasers swoon over 'awesome' viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The China Post

    ... allowing sunlight to shine through in some places during a total eclipse. The Faroe Islands and Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago were the only places on Earth where the less than three-minute total eclipse was visible on Friday. "We had clouds ...

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  13. Total eclipse leaves ring of lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! LONGYEARBYEN, Norway - Sky-gazers looked up in awe Friday as the moon blocked the sun in a total solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe. The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to bring ancient civilizations to a trembling halt.

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  14. Norway's Svalbard Islands treated to total solar eclipse - Sat, 21 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sky-gazers looked up in awe Friday as the moon blocked the sun in a total solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe. The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard Islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to bring ancient civilizations to a trembling halt.

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  15. Arctic skygazers treated to perfect view of total solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ottawa Citizen

    Sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse Friday as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway's remote archipelago of Svalbard. People shouted, cheered and applauded as Longyearbyen, the main town in Svalbard, plunged into darkness.

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  16. Clear view of total eclipse over Svalbard islands in Arctic, clouds obscure in Faeroe IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse Friday as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway's remote archipelago of Svalbard. People shouted, cheered and applauded as Longyearbyen, the main town in Svalbard, plunged into darkness.

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  17. Solar eclipse turns bright day to dark night - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Onlookers watch an eclipse in Longyearbyen and the Svalbard archipelago March 20, 2015. A partial eclipse was seen across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia on Friday, the first day of northern spring.

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  18. Intrepid eclipse chasers swoon over 'awesome' viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | ABS-CBN News

    ... allowing sunlight to shine through in some places during a total eclipse. The Faroe Islands and Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago were the only places on Earth where the less than three-minute total eclipse was visible on Friday. "We had ...

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  19. March 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Voice of America

    A total solar eclipse can be seen in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway. A partial eclipse of varying degrees was visible, depending on weather conditions, across most of Europe, North Africa, northwest Asia and the Middle East, before finishing its show close at the North Pole.

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  20. Solar Eclipse Grips SkywatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Wall Street Journal

    ... though a blanket of clouds across large parts of the continent obscured the view for many. Residents of the remote Svalbard archipelago in the Norwegian Arctic were among the best placed to view the astronomical spectacle. For about two minutes and ...

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