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3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

People: James Fanco, Joan Rivers raise eyebrows

Actor and director James Franco poses for photographers on Aug. 31, 2013 on the red carpet for the screening of the film "Child Of God" at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

World's most haunted island is up for sale now

Space is a luxury nowadays, but is space a priority over haunted tales and evil ghosts ? A17-acre Italian island called Poveglia is currently up for sale - although it is located between Venice and Lido, one of the most popular tourism locations in the world, the island has been labelled as the "world's most haunted island".

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

New Statesman

All is not what it seems with Venice's separatist vote

Between 16 and 21 March an unofficial referendum took place in the Veneto region of Italy, supported by a plethora of pro-independence groups.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

TheNewspaper

France, Italy: Speed Cameras Burned and Painted

Vigilantes left a speed camera in Venice, Italy a charred and useless lump on the ground Thursday at around 11pm.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Venice wants out of Italy

VENICE, Italy a?? Venice, renowned for incomparable Gothic architecture and placid canals plied by gondolas that make it one of the most recognizable cities in the world, may have had enough of Italy.

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USA Today

Venice wants out of Italy

Venice, renowned for incomparable Gothic architecture and placid canals plied by gondolas that make it one of the most recognizable cities in the world, may have had enough of Italy.

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Hedonistica

Let's Buy It: 'World's Most Haunted Island' Is Up For Sale

This is Poveglia Island, a 17-acre island "between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Discover

Flashback Friday: The strange case of the "vampire" burial in Venice.

In 2006 in Venice, Italy, archaeologists excavating a plague cemetery found something quite unusual: a skeleton with a brick in its mouth.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stanford

A facelift for Memorial Auditorium, new roof for Cantor Arts Center

Crews are erecting scaffolding around three sides of Memorial Auditorium this month in preparation for a facelift of the 1938 building, including restoring its stucco, repairing its wooden windows and installing new copper gutters.

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Connecticut Post

Exquisite glass from Venice, via Corning Museum, in Fairfield

"Danube," a blown-glass work of art, is by Venetian Giampaolo Seguso. The piece is part of his filigree collection, now on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield.

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International Business Times

'World's Most Haunted Island' for Sale in Italy; 5 Reasons Why No One Should Buy Poveglia

Italian government is auctioning off a 99-year lease for Poveglia, a 17 acres Italian island located between Venice and Lido in the Benetian Lagoon, a place better known as 'World's most haunted island.'

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Caribbean News Now!

UWI to conduct survey on climate change and livelihoods in St Vincent and the Grenadines

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Daily

U.S. pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia to feature new installation by Joan Jonas

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announces that the MIT List Visual Arts Center will present Joan Jonas as the representative for the United States at La Biennale di Venezia 56th International Art Exhibition, the worldA's most prestigious contemporary art event.

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TIME.com

The 'Most Haunted Island' on Earth Is Now Up for Auction

AUGUST 27: Beds and furniture remain in one of the dormitories in the psychiatric ward of the abandoned Hospital of Poveglia on August 27, 2011 in Venice, Italy.

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FOX16

Nicolas Cage changed 50th birthday plans due to bad weather

Actor Nicolas Cage attends the 'Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans' premiere at the Sala Grande during the 66th Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2009 in Venice, Italy.

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The Independent

Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for...

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Tips to avoid looking like a tourist

The dead giveaways: puffy white sneakers, fanny packs, oversized cameras and a tan camping hat.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Natalie Portman enjoys date with Benjamin Millepied in Venice

That's how to keep romance flowing! Natalie Portman wears stunning indigo satin for date with Benjamin Millepied in Venice And Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied certainly seemed in the mood for romance as they went out for dinner in Venice, Italy, on Friday.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Stars donate to auction

Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Jonas Cuaron arrive on the red carpet for the screening of "Gravity" at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Venice, Italy.

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The Globe and Mail

Italy sells Venice island among prime holdings in online auction

Italy, which owns more than 500,000 commercial and residential properties, has struggled in the past to sell state-owned assets because complex bidding rules and snail-paced procedures for permits to restructure old buildings have kept investors at bay.

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