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What’s with Arnold?

by Päivi Hoikkala25.08.2010

Since taking office after a special recall election in 2003 and re-election for a full term in 2006, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has been pushing for major fiscal changes in the Golden State.

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Southern California Disasters

by Päivi Hoikkala29.08.2009

When you move to Southern California, you need to be prepared to deal with disasters, minor and not so minor, as part of your daily life.

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The Passing of an American Icon

by Päivi Hoikkala27.08.2009

Senator Edward “Ted” M. Kennedy of Massachusetts died late Tuesday night, August 25, 2009, after a battle with brain cancer.  His death was announced Wednesday morning in a statement by his family, already mourning the death of the Senator’s sister Eunice just a few weeks ago.

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