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'Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand was extraordinary'
Woman given life sentence for cannabis possession: Debate over decriminalisation of marijuana highlighted by report and British grandmother's fight against 25-year jail term
Monday 23 May 1994
THIS will be a bad week for Elaine Prince-Patron. On Thursday, her twin grandchildren celebrate their third birthday, an event she would love to attend. But she has never visited them, nor will she be free to do so until they are in their mid-twenties.
Friday 08 April 1994
Two people who lived for two years inside Biosphere 2, an experiment to create a prototype 'Martian' colony, were arrested on charges of breaking into the domed complex and vandalising it, Reuter reports from Tucson, Arizona. Abigail Alling, 34, and Mark van Thillo, are accused of second-degree burglary, damaging property and trespass.
Tuesday 05 April 1994
PIONEERS of the Biosphere 2 project who are trying to create a new world under glass in the Arizona desert have discovered that the nasty realities of the old world are harder to escape than they had hoped.
Tuesday 22 March 1994
LAURA DAVIES, playing the longest course on the LPGA Tour, hardly used her driver as she shot a flawless three-under- par 70 to win the Standard Register Ping on Sunday.
Friday 11 September 1992
THE AILING defence industry in California, the most populous state in the American union, has received a fresh blow with an announcement by Hughes Aircraft that it is moving almost all its missile-building operations to Arizona.
Monday 07 September 1992
Viennamin Chebotayev, physicist, died Tucson Arizona, aged 53. Russian expert in the role of lasers in the study of atomic physics.
Sunday 09 August 1992
IF EVER a woman should determine to exact violent revenge on a would-be rapist, the means to do so exist, if only on paper. For hidden away in the US Patents Office are plans for five devices designed to chop and generally mutilate the penis of an assailant. Male readers beware: what follows will do nothing for your castration complex.
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