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5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

Geese gather by a small cafe on Toolonlahti Bay. Helsinki has a timeless maritime character, with its location on the Baltic Sea offering views of boats and tiny islands.

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5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

A mobile sauna tools down a Helsinki street. Invented by the Finns, saunas are a source of national pride.

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5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

A ferry takes visitors to and from Suomenlinna Fortress, a star-shaped bastion built in the 1700s.

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5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

The Hakaniemi Market Hall features 70 shops selling local delicacies such as reindeer meat and blinis.

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5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

5 free things to see and do in Helsinki

HELSINKI - Helsinki is known as an international capital of design, and Finland is one of the eurozone's wealthiest nations.

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Book festival award of $200K going to UA, 2 literacy groups

Representatives of the Tucson Festival of Books will present a $200,000 check today to the University of Arizona and two other literacy organizations at an international celebration of literacy.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

HELSINKI, Finland — It's five times larger than the Titanic, has seven "neighborhoods," an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The world's largest cruise ship is finally finished, and Friday it began gliding toward its home port in Florida.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

 

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US ranks 31st in gender equality of 134 nations surveyed

NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.

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Frustrated Hamlin sees title hopes collapse in Chase races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Forgive Denny Hamlin if he's a bit frustrated these days.

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CHIP SHOTS

• In Madrid, Ross McGowan of England won his first European Tour title, winning the Madrid Masters by three strokes over Mikko Ilonen of Finland. McGowan shot a 1-under 71 in Sunday's final round to finish at 25-under 263 at the Centro Nacional golf course. McGowan shot a 60 on Saturday and …

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Around the N ati o n

CALIFORNIA

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Finn gets SO winner in Helsinki

Finn gets SO winner in Helsinki

HELSINKI — Ville Koistinen provided a fitting end to the first regular-season NHL game ever played in Finland.

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Finn gets SO winner in Helsinki

Finn gets SO winner in Helsinki

 

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Around the w o rld

ARGENTINA

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Michigan follows practice regulations, emotional coach says

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Rich Rodriguez gripped the podium, bowed his head, paused and appeared to fight back tears. The click-click-click of cameras was the only sound.

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

SOUTH KOREA

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Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

 

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Officials: Missing ship's location kept quiet to protect hijacked crew

MOSCOW — For more than two weeks, the freighter Arctic Sea seemed to have vanished in the Atlantic Ocean's vastness, but officials said Tuesday that they knew where it was all along and were staying mum to bring a dangerous hijacking drama to a bloodless end.

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Missing freighter reappears off Africa, but it's still unclear who's in command

Missing freighter reappears off Africa, but it's still unclear who's in command

MOSCOW — A Russian-manned cargo ship that vanished last month in the Atlantic was found Friday near Cape Verde off the coast of West Africa, according to French and Russian officials.

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