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SOCCER / J. League / J. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
May 9, 2013
Fans, players show class in reaction to serious accident
A serious accident that left two players in the hospital may have cast a pall over Monday's match between Omiya Ardija and Sanfrecce Hiroshima, but the reaction of both sets of fans and players was a credit to the Japanese game.
JAPAN
May 7, 2013
Three-month peace march sets out for Hiroshima
Around 1,000 people begins a three-month peace march from Tokyo to Hiroshima, calling for the abolishment of nuclear weapons.
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SOCCER / J. League
May 7, 2013
Omiya win marred by collision that hospitalizes two players
Unfashionable Omiya Ardija underline their title credentials with a 2-1 win over J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima but the victory is bittersweet as an accident sends two players to the hospital.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 6, 2013
Giants treat Matsui, Nagashima to victory on special day
The Yomiuri Giants gave former greats Hideki Matsui and Shigeo Nagashima a hero's welcome before Sunday's game against the Hiroshima Carp.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 5, 2013
Giants maintain home dominance against Carp
If you're looking for the key to beating the Yomiuri Giants at home, the Hiroshima Carp are probably not the team to ask.
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JAPAN
May 1, 2013
A-bomb survivors take message to N.Y. school
A Japanese-born Korean and a "Hiroshima Maiden" who both lived through the Aug. 6 atomic bombing of their city in the closing days of World War II recalled their experiences as guest speakers at a Brooklyn school on Monday and promoted their messages of peace.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 27, 2013
Hiroshima's Hirose reaches bases 15th consecutive time, an NPB record, in win over Dragons
Jun Hirose went 4-for-4 to set a Nippon Professional Baseball record by reaching base for the 15th consecutive time in the Hiroshima Carp's 3-2 win over the Chunichi Dragons on Friday.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Apr 23, 2013
Hiroshima: What sweets tickled your taste buds at the National Confectionery Exposition?
'A bag of cheap sweets and snacks from Osaka, as well as candies using tangerines from Sakurajima, Kagoshima Prefecture. I buy sweets mostly to give away to my kids and their friends.'
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JAPAN
Apr 23, 2013
Peace center ex-leader continues antinuke fight
Steven Leeper, the first non-Japanese to have led the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, will continue to lobby for the abolition of nuclear weapons following his resignation from the chairman's post in March.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / HOTLINE TO NAGATACHO
Apr 9, 2013
Rosy Fukushima health report faulted by experts
Dear Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,
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WORLD
Apr 7, 2013
Doomsday Clock designer Langsdorf dies at 96
Martyl Langsdorf, the artist who designed the Doomsday Clock, dies in Illinois at the age of 96.
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JAPAN
Apr 6, 2013
Hiroshima daily posts radiation tales
A website operated by a Hiroshima newspaper has posted a series of stories in English and Japanese about radiation victims across the globe, hoping to spread awareness about all such victims, not just those of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 5, 2013
Bullington leads Carp to first victory of season
Right-hander Bryan Bullington allowed three leadoff singles but no runs over seven innings on Thursday to earn the Hiroshima Carp's first win of the season, a 1-0 decision over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows at Mazda Stadium.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 3, 2013
Lewis relishing challenge after joining Carp
Fred Lewis' first season with the Hiroshima Carp will be mostly spent getting used to Japanese, ouendans and games that can end in ties. Luckily, the 32-year old is already used to playing baseball at a high level, and for now that's enough.
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SOCCER / J. League
Apr 3, 2013
Hiroshima faces ACL group elimination
J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima are in danger of first-round elimination in the Asian Champions League after suffering their third consecutive defeat in a 1-0 loss to South Korea's Pohang Steelers on Tuesday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 1, 2013
Wakiya, Abe rescue Giants against Carp
The Yomiuri Giants claim a season-opening series win over the Hiroshima Carp.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 31, 2013
Sugano makes impressive debut for Giants
Tomoyuki Sugano was as good as advertised in his long-anticipated professional debut for the Yomiuri Giants, but he still went home without a win.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 30, 2013
Defending champion Giants usher in new season with victory over Carp
Ryota Wakiya's two-run single in the seventh inning gives the Yomiuri Giants a season-opening win over the Hiroshima Carp.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 27, 2013
LDP undaunted by vote-value rulings
Despite a spate of high court rulings that last year's general election was unconstitutional and even invalid due to large vote disparities, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party doesn't think it is necessary to hold another Lower House campaign as long as it works on election reform, Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 26, 2013
2012 election results voided in Hiroshima
The Hiroshima High Court becomes the first court in the nation to invalidate results from last year's Lower House election because of unconstitutional vote-value disparities.

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