Police said in a statement that the 26-year-old man suffered "serious leg injuries" when he was attacked Saturday about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Port Lincoln in South Australia state.
Adelaide's The Advertiser newspaper reported a witness's description of a 6-meter (20-foot) great white shark biting off the surfer's leg, which had an ankle strap attached to his surfboard.
After a failed first attempt to pass a medical marijuana law in conservative Utah, a Republican state senator is renewing his push for the bill in an online video where he invokes individual liberty, limited government and the memory of his grandfather, former Mormon church president Ezra Taft Benson.
Principal Fran Thompson says Maren was beloved by the school community and the idea of the daylong event is to remember her as she would have wanted, with smiles and joy.
Organizers have planned a kickball tournament, a road race and music from live bands.
What has gone wrong? Very little has gone right for Libya since Oct. 20, 2011, when longtime dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi was dragged from a drainage pipe outside the city of Sirte, beaten with shoes and sticks, and shot in the head by militiamen. A NATO-led coalition had helped the rebels topple Gadhafi's much-hated regime with a punishing bombing campaign, in the hope that his fall would precipitate a new era of democracy and prosperity in the oil-rich North African nation.