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  1. Spurs sign Robert Vaden and Fuquan EdwinRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | InsideHoops

    The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard Robert Vaden and forward Fuquan Edwin. We assume these are non-guaranteed deals that likely expire pretty immediately, since preseason ends tonight.

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  2. San Antonio Spurs Sign Robert VadenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Air Alamo

    Oct 20, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich reacts to a call during the second half against the Sacramento Kings at AT&T Center. The Spurs won 106-99.

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  3. Government okays free trains for children, students and pensionersRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Slovak Spectator

    CHILDREN, students aged up to 26, pensioners and seniors 62 or older are able to travel free of charge on selected trains as of November 17, the government decided at its October 22 session. The measure is part of a package of 15 measures aimed at improving the financial, economic and social situation of people in Slovakia that was drawn up by the Robert Fico cabinet, the TASR newswire reported.

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  4. Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Slovak Spectator

    Bratislava BALLET: WORLD-RENOWNED Eifman ballet of the Mecca of Russian ballet art, St. Petersburg, makes two stops in the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava, on October 21 and 22, with its new piece, Rodin. Rodin explores the fatal relationship of two great personalities of French visual art: sculptor August Rodin and his student, companion and inspiration Camille Claudel through modern means of expression, combining traditional mastery and widely understandable emotions.

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  5. Firms complain about rising electricity pricesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Slovak Spectator

    COMPANIES in Slovakia insist high electricity prices make them uncompetitive when compared with those abroad. While waiting for a proposal by the Economy Ministry about how to alleviate such concerns in the business sector, the Regulatory Office for Network Industries increased the charge for operating the national grid, one of six components making up the end-electricity price.

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  6. Slovak charged with insurance fraud detained in CubaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Slovak Spectator

    A SLOVAK man who was being sought by police over alleged insurance fraud has been apprehended in Cuba, the TASR newswire learned from Martin Waldl of the Police Corps Presidium's communications and crime prevention department on October 9. "Following close cooperation with the Cuban Embassy in Slovakia and the Slovak Embassy in Cuba, the first extradition of a person from Cuba to Slovakia took place today," said Waldl, as quoted by TASR. According to Waldl, the man - identified only as Radovan S. - made fraudulent insurance claims over fictitious traffic accidents.

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  7. Third block of Mochovce power plant to be launched in 3Q16Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Slovak Spectator

    The third block of the Mochovce nuclear power plant will be launched in the third quarter of 2016, and the fourth in 2017, energy utility Slovenske elektrarne General Director Luca D'Agnese said at the construction site in Mochovce on October 7. "The third block is complete up to around 80 percent," said D'Agnese, as quoted by the TASR newswire. Further possible delays in the completion of the nuclear power plant will depend on the approval of SE's new budget by company shareholders, noted the SE general director.

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  8. Freso still chief after tense SDKU congressRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | Slovak Spectator

    THREE deputy chairmen along with the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union's treasurer and general secretary have resigned in response to party members opting not to oust chairman Pavol FreA o at the party's special congress. Now hovering around the all-important 5 percent threshold in the polls, earlier this year SDKAs saw two of its founders - MikulA A Dzurinda and Ivan MikloA - also leave the party.

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  9. Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | Slovak Spectator

    Bratislava FESTIVAL: THE FILM festival Be2Can is the first of its kind in Slovakia, striving to present films from the top three world festivals - in Berlin, Venice and Cannes, in one series between October 8 and 15 in Bratislava , in the Czech Republic, and later also in the Slovak cities of BanskA A tiavnica, TrenA A n, LiptovskA1 2 MikulA A and Nitra. The films to be screened include: Winter Sleep by Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Leviathan by Andrei Zvyagintsev; Jimmy's Hall by Ken Leach; Clouds of Sils Maria by Olivier Assayas; Diplomacy by Volker SchlA ndorff; and Kraftidioten / In Order of Disappearance by Hans Petter Moland, as well as some other movies, including winners from previous years.

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  10. Month of Japanese Culture in Slovakia comes in OctoberRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Slovak Spectator

    THOUGH Slovaks are already treated to a range of Japanese cultural events throughout each year, in 2014 October has been chosen for the Month of Japanese Culture in Slovakia, which will be held in Bratislava and other cities. The event starts on October 2 at 18:00 with a free public lecture on Japanese food and alimentation, focusing on a healthy diet and including a demonstration of preparing Kazarizushi .

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  11. [Locked] Nitra-made chocolate wins 'food Oscar'Read the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    CHOCOLATE produced in Nitra ranks among the top global products, with Lyra Mandala having won the Great taste Award 2014 in London in mid August at one of the world's biggest and most prestigious culinary competitions. The chocolate received the golden star for Great Taste.

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  12. Right-leaning parties continue to struggleRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA'S right wing parties continue to grapple with internal problems, weakening their ability to challenge the ruling Smer as well as confusing many of their own voters. Still, most of their supporters remain unlikely to shift loyalties to Prime Minister Robert Fico and Smer, experts say.

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  13. Riverton man named to head Wyoming Arts Council in CheyenneRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | County 10 News

    Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has been named the new Wyoming Arts Council manager. Lange replaces Rita Basom, who recently retired.

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  14. [Locked] Some of the most significant suppliers of carmakers in SlovakiaRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    ZTS, Vysoka nad Kysucou, www.afczts.sk -it is oriented on small and medium serial production of components for cars, building and agricultural machinesAVC Rakova, www.avc.sk -manufacturer of gears, gear shafts, assembly units and components for the automotive industryCEIT group, Zilina, www.ceitgroup.eu -innovative company, which provides complex solutions to improve productivity and efficiencyFaurecia Slovakia, Bratislava, www.faurecia.com -the Slovak arm of the car components' producer operates several manufacturing units across SlovakiaGetrag Ford Transmissions Slovakia, Kechnec, www.getrag.com -automotive supplier manufacturing highly sophisticated dual clutch transmissions Johnson Controls International, Bratislava, www.johnsoncontrols.sk -the company operates in Lucenec, Namestovo, Trencin and Automotive Business Center in Bratislava Kinex Bearings, Bytca, www.kinex.sk -producer of ... (more)

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  15. Anti-Semitic remarks cast shadow over Holocaust Memorial DayRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    IN 1941, a set of anti-Jewish laws went into effect in the Nazi wartime satellite Slovak Republic on September 9. Every year on this day, Slovakia commemorates its Holocaust victims. While last year the Catholic Church made its first-ever appearance at the memorial events, in a gesture welcomed by the Jewish community, this year day's events were somewhat overshadowed by anti-Semitic statements made recently by a higher-ranking Catholic priest.

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  16. [Locked] Divadelna Nitra poses big questionsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    THE DIVADELNA Nitra theatre festival tends to offer, in addition to fun and brand new performances from Slovakia and abroad, serious thought and pressing questions. After the past three years of focusing on deep social issues, the 23rd incarnation of the event targets the role of art in contemporary society.

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  17. Western Slovakia faces flood threatsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    TORRENTIAL rains that occurred in some parts of the country on September 12 left several villages in the Zahorie region in western Slovakia flooded. In the village of Pila, the Gidra stream reached a third degree of flood alert, the Sme daily wrote.

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  18. Truck barrels through front entrance of the StratosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... climbed out of his truck "like nothing happened," as tourist Barbara Sailer, a college student visiting from Nitra, Slovakia, said. One witness said the driver exited the truck and "just started swinging," scuffling briefly with a group of male ...

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  19. Pickup truck barrels through Stratosphere front entranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... climbed out of his truck "like nothing happened," as tourist Barbara Sailer, a college student visiting from Nitra, Slovakia, said. One witness said the driver exited the truck and "just started swinging," scuffling briefly with a group of male ...

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  20. [Locked] Soldiers volunteer at Mlynarce military cemeteryRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    THE 100TH anniversary of World War I was commemorated at the end of July in numerous countries, and in the Slovak city of Nitra, the event was marked with a memorial ceremony attended by city and Defence Ministry representatives at the military cemetery in Mlynarce, where the deceased soldiers are buried. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO system, you can do so by subscribing to PIANO for only 1,39 euro a week.

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