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2008-07-13 12:00:31

By Erica Hansen Deseret News I had the privilege of going to New York City last weekend to catch up on some of Broadway's finest musicals. My reviews on the musicals will be forthcoming.

2008-07-08 18:00:21

By Lisa Millegan, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jul. 8--COLUMBIA -- If you're far from home on an exotic island during a war, strange things will happen. You'll do things you never dreamed of doing, and you might fall in love with unusual people.

2008-06-16 15:00:30

By Frank Rizzo, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jun.

2008-06-16 03:00:03

By Lawson Taitte, The Dallas Morning News Jun. 16--There was nary a surprise in sight at the 2008 Tony Awards -- which was great news for the six favored nominees with Dallas connections, all of whom won handily. It was an enchanted evening for the Lincoln Center production of South Pacific.

2008-06-15 03:00:15

NEW YORK _ Producers of tonight's Tony Award telecast (8 to 11 EDT on CBS) are planning, somehow, to sell Broadway with scenes from 13 musicals _ including the two biggies, "The Little Mermaid" and "Young Frankenstein," which got no major nominations and, traditionally, would get no national face time.

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2007-10-11 10:13:14

Greenpeace announced a satellite-based tracking system to monitor endangered South Pacific humpback whales Wednesday, saying it is not necessary to kill the animals as Japan does to study them.

2006-04-09 23:38:13

HONIARA (Reuters) - Solomon Islands voters ousted half their parliament in the first election since peacekeepers restored law and order in the South Pacific nation three years ago, officials said on Monday, announcing final poll results.

2006-04-05 20:42:39

HONIARA (Reuters) - Counting of votes in the Solomon Islands election started on Thursday after an incident free poll in the troubled South Pacific nation, but security concerns saw one counting center moved closer to a police station.

2006-04-04 21:25:38

By David Gray NADI, Fiji (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao received a pig and whale's tooth in a traditional Fijian welcome on Wednesday and in return offered a sweeping package of economic aid to Pacific island states that support a one-China policy.

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2005-12-10 17:55:46

Mothers at an evacuation center seeking shelter from an erupting volcano on this South Pacific island said Saturday the heat and fumes from the mountain had made their children sick and there was no medicine to treat them.


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2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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