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  1. CKNW Health Series: Seasonal Affective Disorder | News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver's News. Vancouver's TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... and for a brighter story on seasonal depression, we hear from Kari Liebowitz & look to the small town of Tromso, Norway "It's this town of 70,000 people, north of the Arctic Circle, and it's so far north that, during the winter, they experience two ...

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  2. Cardiologists take issue with study on echocardiogram overuseRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Medical Association

    Some physicians reject the implication that the test is over-ordered because the screenings often don't result in changes in care. The American College of Cardiology interprets results of a new study on use of echocardiograms differently from the University of Texas Southwestern researchers who put it together.

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  3. Spanish paraglider's stunning night ride with the Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    Red Bull gives good adventure and this spectacular night flight by paraglider Horacio Llorens in Norway a fortnight ago is no exception. The Spaniard was in Tromso, Norway, 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle, where the temperature was -15C, patiently waiting for the right conditions for the Aurora Borealis to appear.

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  4. The Northern Lights were worth nearly freezing to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | New York Daily News

    Who in their right mind would visit a place deep in the Arctic Circle in the dead of winter when it's minus 8 degrees outside and you're meant to sleep in an ice-encrusted tent without electricity or plumbing - all in hopes of seeing something that might never appear? Me, apparently. Along with 40 or so others who've also decided to spend their time in the dark, remote place known as Camp Tamok, 90 minutes outside of Tromso, Norway.

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  5. Wish I was here: Tromso, NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    The magical phenomenon of Aurora Borealis is best viewed in early spring or autumn, due to 24 hour daylight in summer.

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  6. TRAVEL: Shhh... want to know a secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | This is Wiltshire

    Orcas, sea eagles and northern lights are regularly sighted in Norway's Vesteralen islands, but still very few people go there. SARAH MARSHALL reveals Scandinavia's best kept secret WHEN British astronaut Tim Peake was forced to abandon his first spacewalk, after a life-threatening bubble of water developed in in colleague's helmet, I'm certain he was appreciative of a competent crew.

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  7. Stunning images capture paraglider's 'dance' with Aurora BorealisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | ABC News

    A paraglider who braved sub-zero temperatures to "dance" with the green waves of the Aurora Borealis has described it as a "dream come true". Watching the natural phenomenon is a magical experience for anyone, but Horacio Llorens took it to another level in the sky above Tromso, in Norway.

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  8. Pick a tour that's right for you and the world will open upRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... cafe on the Ringstrasse in Vienna and speaking with local businessmen, or enjoying a trip to a brew house in Tromso, Norway, with Germans, Brits and Aussies and listening to a Norwegian storyteller. Or speaking and joking with Muslim shopkeepers in ...

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  9. Minister of State Sam Tan to make official visit to NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Manpower, Mr Sam Tan, will visit Norway from Sunday to Thursday. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday, Mr Tan will be attending the 10th Arctic Frontiers Conference held in Tromso from Sunday to Monday.

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  10. Whale away winter in NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    When British astronaut Tim Peake was forced to abandon his first spacewalk, after a life-threatening bubble of water developed in in colleague's helmet, I'm certain he was appreciative of a competent crew. Unfortunately, I can't say the same about the inept individuals in my own space shuttle, who are furiously fiddling with touchscreens as we hurtle into a solar storm.

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  11. The Norwegian model: How does it work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    Tromso in the far North of Norway is well within the Arctic Circle and closer to Moscow than Brussels. It is also a stronghold of Norway's fishing industry.

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  12. During the long polar night, nature stays awake, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | Nunatsiaq News

    Norwegian scientists say they've found unexpected levels of biological activity on the Svalbard Islands, an archipelago located along the 79th parallel, between Norway, Greenland and the North Pole. The phrase "in the dead of winter" is how some might describe Arctic regions at this time of year, especially people who experience continuous darkness from late November to early February.

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  13. Fundraisers to help ailing WalcottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Port-of-Spain was also a member of T&T women's team at the World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey and Tromso, Norway in 2012 and 2014, respectively. Her performances earned her nominations for the First Citizens Sports Foundation Youth Awards in ...

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  14. Cardiologists take issue with study on echocardiogram overuseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | American Medical Association

    Some physicians reject the implication that the test is over-ordered because the screenings often don't result in changes in care. The American College of Cardiology interprets results of a new study on use of echocardiograms differently from the University of Texas Southwestern researchers who put it together.

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  15. The Lure of the Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Writer's Wanderings

    Alaska has been one of our favorite places to visit. Unfortunately it's always been during the summer when we have visited and during the summer, the days are very long and the nights short and not very dark.

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  16. Detective goes on the run - for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Rhyl Journal

    RUNNING in the wind and rain will be just the tip of the iceberg for one police officer who's taking on an Arctic challenge. Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Williams, based in St Asaph, along with some family members, is travelling to Tromso in northern Norway to take part in the Polar Night race by running in sub-zero temperatures to raise funds for Ty Gobaith Children's Hospice.

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  17. Sailing Into The Natural Wonders Of NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Hundreds of twinkling stars adorn the otherwise pitch-black sky. It is winter time and the air is frigid.

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  18. Swedish investigators find West Atlantic recordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Air Transport World

    Swedish accident investigators have recovered the two flight recorders from the West Atlantic Bombardier CRJ200 freighter that crashed in Sweden near the Norwegian border in the early hours of Jan. 8, killing the two crew members. The Gothenburg-based European mail and express freight carrier West Atlantic CRJ200PF, operating as flight PT294, was en route from Oslo to Tromso, Norway late on Jan. 7 when the pilots declared mayday and the aircraft disappeared from radar at 11:31 p.m. local time, just over 20 minutes after taking off.

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  19. Yukoner chosen for Arctic Frontiers program in NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | CBC News

    The Yukon student is one of 30 people from around the world, selected to participate in Arctic Frontiers' Emerging Leaders program in Norway. It's a week-long education program focussed on Arctic issues.

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  20. West Atlantic CRJ200 cargo aircraft crashes in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Air Transport World

    ... West Atlantic , a European mail and express freight carrier, the CRJ200PF was en route from Oslo to Tromso, Norway late on Jan. 7. At 11:31 pm local time, just over 20 minutes after taking off, the pilots of flight PT294 declared mayday; the ...

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