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Skien

(Norwegian ˈʃeːən)
n
(Placename) a port in S Norway, on the Skien River: one of the oldest towns in Norway; timber industry. Pop: 50 507 (2004 est)
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OSLO AND SKIEN, NORWAY: At a popular hangout close to the National Theatre in Oslo, the Norwegian playwright Jon Fosse is merrily catching up with the Norwegian-American director/translator Sarah Cameron Sunde, while several founders of Epic Theatre Ensemble of New York--Ron Russell, James Wallert and Melissa Friedman--confer at a nearby table with a Norwegian dramaturg over a planned production of Henrik Ibsen's Pillars to Society.
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To improve profitability, the company is considering utilizing spare capacity at other mills and transferring production from the company's weakest unit, its Union mill in, Skien, Norway. A group of Norwegian investors have offered to buy the mill for NOK 100 million (US$ 15.6 million).