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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Dec. 11, 2018

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Svalbardbutikken prices 25 percent to 40 percent higher than mainland grocers
Grocery prices at Longyearbyen’s only grocery store are far higher than six supermarkets on the mainland, according to a comparison of nearly 90 products.

Booted from boathouses: Six people living illegally in buildings at Sjøområdet evicted by fire and city officials

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Six people in four buildings were evicted this week from the spaces at Sjøområdet by city and fire officials who say residing in them is a fire hazard.