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Mar 28, 2013 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

White-Walled Tradesmen's Houses at Hachiman-bori

A commercial facility for tourists named "Hachiman-bori Ishi-datami no Komichi" or stone-flagged street at the Hachiman-bori moat, opened on the banks of the moat, a tourist attraction, in Osugi-cho, Omihachiman City.


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Thu Jul 14, 2011

Japan Herald

Record set for instruments played

Japan Herald Thursday 14th July, 2011 OTSU, Shiga Pref. - Locals in Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, have set a new world record by playing 181 kinds of instruments in a musical performance.


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Sun Mar 13, 2011

The State News

Students affected by earthquake in Japan

The Japan that Yoichi Hirose is coming home to isn't the one he left a year ago.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster,

Fri Mar 11, 2011

Battle Creek Enquirer

Impact of Japan tsunami/quake will be felt in Michigan

The earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan will be felt in Michigan, home to about 10,000 Japanese nationals and 484 Japanese businesses employing more than 32,000 people.


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Lansing State Journal

MSU officials confirm 7 MSU students in Japan are safe

Seven Michigan State University students who are studying at the Japan Center for Michigan Universities, based in Hikone, Japan, have all checked in and are safe, said a university spokeswoman.

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