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News Topic - Dominican Republic

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Forgotten Amber Yields New Locust Species Now, scientists with the Illinois Natural History Survey are poring through the 160 pounds (73 kilograms) of raw amber from the Dominican Republic, which were collected in 1959 and rediscovered in 2011 in a closet. "This is a massively important reso
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Newly wed Candace Reddy and Seamus Kelley were married May 31, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Salem with a reception afterwards at the Hawthorne Hotel. The couple honeymooned on Martha’s Vineyard and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.read
The Landmark | 16 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Holden, Massachusetts
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Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world: Tiny grasshopper encased in amber Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the effort is yielding fresh insights into ancient tropical insects and the world they inhabited. Perhaps the mo
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Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the effort is yielding fresh insights into ancient tropical insects and the world they inhabited. (Includes a vi
EurekAlert! | Jul 30, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-Dominican anti-drug official pleads guilty to drug charges NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chief operating officer of the Dominican Republic's main counter-drug agency pleaded guilty on Tuesday to U.S. charges that he conspired with drug traffickers to transport cocaine into the United States.
Reuters | Jul 29, 2014 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maj. Philip Latteier treats Dominican patients for free while serving in reserves Maj. Philip Latteier cut a gallant figure in black and white camouflage during a June deployment to the Dominican Republic, but it was the U.S. Army reservist's successful humanitarian mission there that drew the most attention.
GJSentinel.com | Jul 29, 2014 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Grand Junction, Colorado
Bachelorette Finale: Andi Chooses... The finale played out on location in the Dominican Republic.
ABC News | Jul 29, 2014 02:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LIDE GOLF ACADEMY Holds Golf Clinics with Sean Foley in Punta Cana SAO PAULO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --From July 24-27,LIDE – Grupo de Lideres Empresariais, held the 1st LIDE Golf Academy at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Hosting the event was Paulo Uebel, CEO of LIDE, under the auspices of A
PR Newswire | Jul 29, 2014 01:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized guns SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Authorities destroyed roughly 2,000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled metal to build a monument promoting peace.
Yahoo! News | Jul 28, 2014 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teenager spends summer doing charity work overseas Braden Hammond of Columbus spent July 3 to 17 in the Dominican Republic performing humanitarian work for the poor. He traveled as part of the Humanitarian Experience for Youth program with 18 other youths from around the United States to build a rural med
The Republic | Jul 27, 2014 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Columbus, Indiana