Archive for March, 2013


A Tyrannosaurus Rex statue welcomes visitors to the Frankfurt Senckenberg Museum.

Senckenberg: Frankfurt’s natural history museum teems with biodiversity

By the time most visitors reach the lemur on the first floor of the Senckenberg natural history museum in Frankfurt, they will find themselves nearly as wide-eyed as the little furry guy.

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A pair of young lions gaze across the park area toward the zebra pasture shortly before feeding time at the Hamburg zoo.

Hagenbeck Zoo: Hamburg zoo and aquarium offer hours of family fun

No trip to northern Germany is complete without a stop in the bustling harbor city of Hamburg. As the home to a rich array of museums, a bustling fish market, intriguing historical landmarks and more, Hamburg attracts international visitors from far and wide.

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Not all Easter eggs fine for mail

Not all Easter eggs fine for mail

If you are thinking of sending eggs stateside this Easter, be aware; regular chicken eggs and Kinder surprise chocolate eggs are banned from import to the States and Customs can fine you for mailing them.

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Deployment Club makes welcome home signs for returning Soldiers

Deployment Club makes welcome home signs for returning Soldiers

The group made more than 50 posters, and although they all had a “welcome home” theme, they were as individual as the children who made them.

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Wiesbaden girls reign

Girls win regional crown, boys take second By Chrystal Smith…

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Sports shorts: March 28, 2013

Head to the Wackernheim Range from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20, May 11, June 15, July 13, Aug. 17 or Sept. 14 to enjoy recreational shooting. Must be age 14 or above and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Stop by Outdoor Recreation on Clay Kaserne for more information.

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Wiesbaden volleyball

Wiesbaden volleyball

Dayanna Ibanez-DeLeon, a student at Wiesbaden Middle School, bumps the ball during a tournament against Ramstein March 16 at Wiesbaden Middle School.

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On the college mats

On the college mats

Former Wiesbaden High School wrestling standout William Heiges II makes his move to pin his opponent from Eastern Washington University in the first period of the 235-pound weight class during the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Wrestling Nationals in Dallas March 14.

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