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TOCHIGI

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 24, 2015
Child care workers held over infant heatstroke death
Tochigi Prefecture Police have arrested the former owner of a child care facility in Utsunomiya and her two children for causing the death of a 9-month-old girl who was under their care last year.
JAPAN
Jul 13, 2015
Parked ambulance starts rolling, injures man
A parked ambulance rolled forward and rear-ended a station wagon in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture, injuring a 28-year-old man.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 15, 2015
7,000 Tochigi residents seek compensation over Fukushima nuclear disaster
Some 7,000 people living in Tochigi Prefecture sought compensation Monday worth ¥1.85 billion through an out-of-court settlement with Tepco over the disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 10, 2015
Aisin whips defending champion Toshiba by 50 points to wrap up NBL playoff series
The Aisin SeaHorses eliminated the reigning NBL champion Toshiba Brave Thunders from the postseason with a 88-38 win in Game 2 of their best-of-three first round series at Wing Arena Kariya on Sunday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Jan 31, 2015
The mountain village that tried to disappear
Our arrival at Yunishigawa-Onsen Station in Tochigi Prefecture is more than a little disconcerting.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Oct 29, 2014
NBL executive Yamaya steps down; president Maruo plans to quit
NBL executive Takashi Yamaya stepped down as chief operating officer, while league president Mitsuru Maruo also expressed his intention of resigning, the league announced on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Oct 10, 2014
Brex outplay defending champion Brave Thunders in NBL opener
The Toshiba Brave Thunders were the last men standing at the end of last season, but on Friday night, they had to settle for a loss to start the new year.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Oct 9, 2014
NBL's second season tips off this weekend
In many ways, the National Basketball League's first year was a trial-and-error period. And Year Two is geared to provide more diversion and success.
BASKETBALL
Sep 23, 2014
Former Link Tochigi Brex coach Rabedeaux, 49, dies in Vietnam
Longtime basketball coach Jason Rabedeaux, who guided the Link Tochigi Brex to start the 2010-11 JBL season, died on Monday in Ho Chi Minh City. He was 49.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 11, 2014
Body found in box by road identified as that of missing Saitama teen
A body found in a cardboard box on a roadside in Tochigi Prefecture was that of a 16-year-old girl from Saitama Prefecture who went missing nearly two years ago, police said Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 5, 2014
Dead woman found in box on Tochigi roadside
Utsunomiya Tochigi Pref.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 3, 2014
Suspect held in girl's 2005 murder
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 7-year-old girl from Tochigi Prefecture eight years ago.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
May 17, 2014
Oya: The town that turned to stone
It's always good to know something about the ground under your feet when you visit a new destination.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 5, 2014
Alvark storm past Brex in decisive Game 3
Once again, the Toyota Alvark encountered a fearless challenge from the Link Tochigi Brex. But the Alvark displayed better composure and the knack for winning a big game.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 4, 2014
Brex beat Alvark to tie semifinal series
The Brex players gave it their all for the entire game, and sent their loyal fans nuts with an emotional victory.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 3, 2014
Alvark clobber Brex in teams' playoff opener
Though they dealt with some threatening moments, the Toyota Motors Alvark buckled down when it mattered most and came out on top in the end.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Apr 19, 2014
Cannabis: the fabric of Japan
As counterculture groups around the world celebrate annual April 20 marijuana festivals, we examine the country's historical and cultural links to the much-maligned weed.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBL NOTEBOOK
Apr 10, 2014
Healthy Tabuse enjoying stellar all-around season for Link Tochigi Brex
Yuta Tabuse was the last man to arrive to speak to reporters on this particular day. But it probably wasn't the first time and won't be the last time.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / TELLING LIVES
Mar 7, 2014
Early joys, trials put potter on path to the simple life
Growing up with severe asthma, Australian Euan Craig was acutely aware of the fragility of life from an early age.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 1, 2013
Brave Thunders keep roll going against Brex
The Toshiba Brave Thunders continue their supremacy in the NBL Eastern Conference.

Longform

Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals