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Educators Take Teaching Japanese To A New Level

Ayako Shiga knows how difficult it can be to learn a foreign language. When she was growing up in Tokyo, she failed her first semester of English in middle school.


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Japanese Exchange Students Studying At McDonogh Head Back Home

It’s the last day of class for a group of Japanese exchange students. As they head back to their homeland this week, they won’t leave empty handed.


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TU Student Returns Home Safely From Japan

A Howard County college student arrives from Japan after 48 hours in airports trying to get home.


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Dangerous Levels Of Radiation Seep Out Of Japanese Plant; Concerns Grow In U.S.

The United States is taking a closer look at radiation fears. Tokyo is seeing normal levels of radiation. Scientists say it does not pose a health threat, but it’s a different story closer to the plant.


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Baltimore Mom’s Son Landed In Japan Just Before Earthquake

A Baltimore mother finally speaks with her son who happened to land at Tokyo’s airport just as the earthquake struck.