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Green Bay Press-Gazette
Bill Bollom: A home sweet home even with serious woes
After a difficult foreign journey, I have often applauded when my plane landed in the US; home sweet home.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Belleville News Democrat
Story behind the Christmas star
When I was in Naples, Italy, with I Musici Missouri during the Christmas season in 1999, we saw thousands of Christmas stars shaped like a comet with the head of the comet depicted as a five-sided star.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Youth share stage with stars in Urban Nutcracker
Ella Moye-Gibbons, Empress Nordeus, Megan Nguyen, Zayda Adams, Kaitlyn Nguyen are among the seven young dancers from Dorchester who are performing in the Urban Nutcracker this season.
VIDEO: Charlotte sailor surprises family at Checkers game
A Charlotte family got the surprise of a lifetime after a sailor stationed overseas surprised his family at a Charlotte Checkers game.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Brains of Camorra's ecomafia jailed
Naples, December 10 - The alleged creator of the "ecomafia" wing of the notorious Casalesi clan of the Neapolitan Camorra mafia, blamed for serious environmental and health crimes via waste disposal, was arrested Tuesday.
Coffee drinkers pay it forward amid crisis
THE artificial sweetener NutraSweet has been deemed safe for people to consume at the levels currently used in diet soft drinks.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Aerial views to keep you going until Christmas: Astonishing images of Vesuvius and Grand Canyon
Taken from a height of 423 miles, this is a fascinating view straight down into the caldera of Italy's snow-covered Mount Vesuvius.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Away in amanger
In 1223, St. Francis, while visiting Grecio, Italy, created an outdoor scene recreating the nativity for Christmas Midnight Mass.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Miami New Times
Pummarola 'Pizza Bar' Opening in Coral Gables Today
Short of hopping a plane to Naples -- Italy, that is, not Florida's sleepy west coast city -- it's not always easy to find authentic Neapolitan pizza.
Italian president criticises pessimism about the south
Rome, December 6 - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano encouraged people to look at the ''positive side of the situation'' in Naples and southern Italy in an interview published Friday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Pizza outside the box
Is there room for another wood-fired brick-oven pizza joint? What seemed to be a diminishing restaurant trend in America ten years ago has risen up with a yeasty fervency.
Dec. 5, 2013: Sardinia flood; out-of-state companies; Jays seat
I have just read "'Apocalyptic' storm floods Sardinia." It brought memories of such a storm while I was stationed on Corsica in October 1944.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
'Kosovo can have small chair in UN corridors'
Parliament Speaker Nebojsa Stefanoviae has said that he "does not know who in the government is working against the interests of the state."
Army chief visits NATO command in Naples
Serbian Army chief-of-staff Gen. Ljubisa Dikoviae has met with commander of NATO Allied Joint Force Command Admiral Bruce Clingan in Naples, Italy.
PM expects difficulties with 'judiciary issues'
PM Ivica Daeiae said on Wednesday he expected the talks with Pristina in Brussels on Thursday to be "most problematic in connection to judiciary issues."
Scores have been released for the 2012 PISA tests of most of the rich OECD countries and some poorer countries.
Left-wing union blasts labour deal reached with Indesit
Rome, December 4 - The left-wing Italian union FIOM-CGIL on Wednesday slammed a labour deal reached with home-appliance maker Indesit.
Govt tackles illegal-waste management emergency
Rome, December 3 - The Italian government on Tuesday passed a decree which makes burning waste a crime in an "unprecedented response" to growing illegal garbage-management practices which have plagued in particular the southern Campania region, Premier Enrico Letta said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Italy passes decree against illegal waste disposal
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced measures on Tuesday to try to combat a fresh rubbish emergency in the area around the southern city of Naples where organized crime and widespread abuse have created a chronic environmental crisis.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Other Occasions: Margaret Tironi
Margaret came to America from Benevento Italy on July 4,1931. She is the mother to four beloved sons;Rocky, Lorenzo,Louie,and Johnny and four "daughters" Rita, Dolores, Trudy, & Stephanie.