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  1. Palermo Is Not Just for Mafiosi AnymoreBy Alia AkkamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Beast

    For decades, Sicily was a haven for the Mafia. As their grip loosens, the island, and particularly its capital city, is morphing into a fashionable, gorgeous hotbed of tourism.

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  2. Courthouse Mural Room Makes Santa Barbara County's History a Work of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Noozhawk

    ... at the ceiling, admiring the artistry of John B. Smeraldi . Smeraldi, born Giovanni Battista Smeraldi in Palermo, Italy, made ceilings the focus of his painting in the United States. Using the "Mudejar" style, a mixture of Spanish and Moorish, ...

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  3. Brooklyn Italian festival dates up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | New York Daily News

    ... those dates, and I don't know if it will." The more than 70-year-old festival honoring the patron saint of Palermo, Italy, closes streets along 18th Ave. in Bensonhurst for 10 nights every summer to make room for vendors and thousands of visitors. ...

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  4. Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | SF Sentinel

    ... And he can point to at least one great success story, that of Henry Armetta , a 15-year-old stowaway from Palermo, Italy, who was sponsored by a local Italian man and went on to be an actor in films with Judy Garland and the Marx Brothers. "He's one ...

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  5. Horse in a harness hangs from a helicopter in Italy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | WTNH

    Emergency crews in Palermo, Italy, used a helicopter to lift this animal to safety after it fell off a cliff.

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  6. REVIEW: Happy returns to Bossier City's L'ItalianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Times

    ... The restaurant offers Sicilian cuisine, authentically prepared by the chef and owner--two brothers from Palermo, Italy. We hadn't been to the restaurant for a long while, so I was curious to check out the quality of its cuisine. The ambiance at ...

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  7. Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Mother Jones

    ... And he can point to at least one great success story, that of Henry Armetta , a 15-year-old stowaway from Palermo, Italy, who was sponsored by a local Italian man and went on to be an actor in films with Judy Garland and the Marx Brothers. "He's one ...

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  8. Long Weekend in PalermoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Fodor's

    Balanced on the toe of Italy's boot, Sicily is a study in contrasts, and its range is on full display in the regional capital of Palermo, a city where the ancient and the modern come together at every corner.

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  9. Deadly history: 7 times militaries have shot down civilian planes, including one carrying...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... it was a threat. Itavia Flight 870 (1980) - On June 27, 1980, an Itavia Airlines Flight from Bologna to Palermo, Italy with 81 passengers and crew on board crashed in the Tyrhennian Sea near Sicily. It is believed missile brought down the plane but ...

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  10. Protein supplements consumption: a comparative study between the city ...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | BioMed Central

    ... compare protein supplement consumption in commercial gym users, both from the city centre and the suburbs of Palermo, Italy. A face-to-face questionnaire has been administered to 561 subjects. 207 from the city centre (CC) and 354 from the suburbs ...

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  11. Sicily: wines and estates from across the island in part II of this reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages

    Part I of this report concentrated on my short tour taking in several of Etna's producers and wines.

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  12. Find Great Iced Coffee and 40 Years of Williamsburg History at Caffe CapriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... combo of Sarah Devita and Joe Rinaldi. A skinny man with a carefree demeanor, Rinaldi was born in Palermo, Italy, and moved to Argentina as a young teenager to work as a tailor. After 10 years, he decided to visit relatives in Brooklyn and never ...

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  13. Mummy Appears to Open and Close Her EyesRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Neatorama

    Rosalia Lombardo died in 1920 just days before her second birthday. Her body was embalmed and interred in the Capuchin catacombs in Palermo, Italy.

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  14. Sicily: wines and estates from across the island in part II of this reportRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages

    Part I of this report concentrated on my short tour taking in several of Etna's producers and wines.

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  15. MicroRNA-133 Modulates the {beta}1-Adrenergic Receptor Transduction Cascade [Integrative Physiology]Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Circulation

    ... Milan, Italy (G.G.S., G.C.); Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (G.P.); and University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy (B.D.S., M.L.C.). Correspondence to Daniele Catalucci, PhD, Institute of Genetic and Biomedical Research, Milan Unit, Humanitas ...

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  16. Sicily: wines and estates from across the island in part II of this reportRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages

    Part I of this report concentrated on my short tour taking in several of Etna's producers and wines.

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  17. Cop who fought Mafia honored 100 years after murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... Calvary Cemetery in Queens Saturday to honor Lt. Joseph Petrosino. The detective went to meet an informer in Palermo, Italy, in 1909, but the rendezvous was a trap and he was assassinated. Last week, a breakthrough finally came as an alleged mobster ...

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  18. The United Nations and the Global Scourge of Human TraffickingRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... up to the plate to play its part in eradicating this scourge. In December 2000, 148 nations assembled in Palermo, Italy for a high-level conference regarding the new U.N. Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The responsible agency for ...

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  19. Dozens arrested in Mafia dragnet, century-old murder solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The London Free Press

    PALERMO, Italy - Italian police targeting historic Mafia families arrested 95 people on Monday for extortion, drug trafficking and money laundering, and in the process they may also have solved the century-old Mob murder of a New York detective.

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  20. Man nabbed in Palermo anti-Mafia raid brags great-uncle killed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Canada.com

    Domenico Palazzotto is arrested in Palermo, Italy, Monday, June 23, 2014. Police said the suspected Mafioso, one of 91 people arrested in a raid Monday in Palermo, had boasted his great-uncle killed a New York City police officer dispatched to that city in 1909 to investigate the Sicilian Mafia.

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