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High surf damages historical sites along Big Island's Kona coast

The National Park Service is continuing to assess damage caused by last week’s high surf, especially on the Kona coast of the Big Island.

While Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park is open, several areas that were flooded and sustained damage remain closed, including the picnic area, royal grounds and a coastal trail. 136 more words


North Korea and Canada between covers: A pair of mini book reviews

One of the best things about finishing grad school is getting to read for pleasure again. I recently finished one novel – “The Orphan Master’s Son… 680 more words


Hack This Book: The Orphan Master's Son

It’s pretty unclear these days whether or not North Korea was responsible for the Sony Hack or not. But as the whole mystery has spun out, my main question has been if the Interview could cause such controversy, why not Pulitzer Prize winner, The Orphan Master’s Son. 376 more words


Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool

Lazar Markovic scored an early winner for Liverpool as they saw off ten-man Sunderland.

The former Benfica man poked the ball past Costel Pantilimon in the ninth minute that capped off an excellent performance for the Serbian. 216 more words


The Orphan Master's Son...Not Sure I Can Make It

I’m 10% into Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son. I’m not sure if I can take it much longer.

It’s a good book. It’s next on my list — the 2013 Pulitzer winner. 381 more words


With his derby success, Adam Johnson thinks Newcastle United fans 'must hate him'

St. James Park was stunned when Sunderland winger Adam Johnson defeated home side Newcastle United with his 90th minute finish off the counter-attack.

The two sides had played to a 0-0 scoreline for a huge majority of the match, and Magpies striker Ayoze Perez had two great chances as his side outshot their opponents and appeared to enjoy the more dynamic attack at certain points in the match. 241 more words

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Adam Johnson and Mauricio Taricco the heroes as Sunderland wins a fourth straight Tyne-Wear derby

This was Sunderland’s Adam Johnson during the televised player introductions before today’s Tyne-Wear Derby with Newcastle. Walking with the confidence of a man betting heavily on a fixed match. 214 more words