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2014-04-01 16:23:51

Paul A. Sortland, a lawyer based in Minneapolis, MN whose primary area of practice is Legal and Professional Malpractice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell(®) has confirmed that attorney Paul A. Sortland still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2003....

2013-09-26 23:31:10

Lofoten Masters Updates Information About Upcoming Surf Competition Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Nordic Naturals® Lofoten Masters, the world’s northernmost surf competition, is gearing up for this year’s international competition and is getting close to their goal of 100 international surfers. Skilled surfers from around the world include Pat Millin (USA), Shane Desmond (USA), Remi Petersen (South Africa), Freddie Meadows (Sweden), Andrew Lange (South Africa), and...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

By Neil Cooper DOWN by the shore, Grid Iron theatre company are setting sail. St Thomas's church hall in Leith, where Scotland's premiere site- specific auteurs are rehearsing, is built squarely on terra firma. With its wood-panelled walls and floorboard interior, however, the small room at the bottom of the building doubles up as a surprisingly authentic-looking boat. Will it resemble the real thing once the company venture to Stavanger in Norway with their new show, Tryst? Composer...

2006-07-01 20:05:28

By James Kilner BARENTSBURG, Norway (Reuters) - A Russian flag flutters over the concrete buildings hugging the side of a fjord on a remote Norwegian island deep inside the Arctic Circle. A stone bust of Lenin dominates the town square and vodka bottles line the bar's shelves. This is Barentsburg, a Russian coal-mining town of 500 people in the Svalbard archipelago, about the size of Ireland and 1,000 km (620 miles) from the North Pole. But it is a coal-mining town that has never...

2006-05-23 07:11:40

By Alister Doyle KIRKENES, Norway (Reuters) - In a blossoming of post-Cold War romance on the Arctic tip of Europe, one in four marriages in the Norwegian port of Kirkenes involves a Russian. The signs of cross-border closeness are everywhere: Street signs in Kirkenes are in both Norwegian and Russian and around a dozen Russian trawlers are tied up in the port for repairs. "We're getting back to normal," said Jarle Forbod, managing director of the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of...

2006-05-03 05:05:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent HAMMERFEST, Norway -- Fed up with reindeer wandering the streets, one of the world's most northerly towns is building a 20-km (12-mile) fence to keep the animals out. "Having reindeer walking around sounds exotic but it isn't for those who live here," Alf Jakobsen, the mayor of the port of Hammerfest on the tip of the Norwegian Arctic, told Reuters. "We've just begun building the fence. Reindeer are a big nuisance, they come into town, get into...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.