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3 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater's FREE Wine Tasting is Thursday night

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting event this Thursday night, Sept. 18, from 5 - 7 p.m. Pascual Toso Brut Mendoza, Argentina 100% Chardonnay sparkling wine offers delicious orchard fruit aromas and flavors as well as a subtle note of yeasty fresh baked bread notes.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pope meets with Argentine judge in Dirty War probe

Pope Francis has met with an Argentine judge who played a key role in the recent convictions of two former military officers for one of the most notorious crimes of the country's Dirty War. La Rioja judge Daniel Ruben Herrera Piedrabuena ordered new expert investigations into the 1976 death of Bishop Enrique Angelelli, a left-leaning bishop killed in an automobile crash shortly after Argentina's military seized power.

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11 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Take a Musical Tour of Latin America's Talented Subway Performers

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. Have you ever been to Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, or Mexico City? If so, it's highly likely that you have ridden the metro in these cities.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Former airline chief and his wife killed after light plane crashes in Buenos Aires suburb

A businessman and his wife were killed when a light aircraft crashed into a suburb in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. A blaze was sparked after a light aircraft crashed into the desirable neighbourhood of Nordelta , killing businessman Gustavo Deutsch and his wife.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Xenophobia still rampant

Wilson Choke is 20 years old and works at his aunt's grocery store along busy Crdoba Avenue. About of half his extended family migrated from La Paz, Bolivia, over a decade ago.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Shifting campaign trends

Pedestrian as the campaign of the ruling party frontrunner, Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli, has often been, his slogan "continuity with change" and the shifting balance between the two in many ways holds the key to next year's elections. For the last three months the Scioli campaign has tended to favour the first half of his slogan in the heat of the "homeland or vultures" grandstanding over Argentina's technical default but some statements by members of his economic team in the past week seem to point towards highlighting the changes.

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Buenos Aires Herald

10 goals in GEBA victory

Ciudad de Buenos Aires retained a one-point lead in the Women's Metropolitan First Division A championship with five games to go by beating visitors Lomas 3-1 with goals by Carla Rebecchi, Pilar Romang, Mercedes Moreschi and Yanina Rojas - her 12th, leaving her one behind top scorer Eliana Gonzlez of Banco Provincia. But the outstanding match was at second-placed GEBA who beat Banco Provincia 6-4.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Age

Tatafu Polota-Nau may miss rest of the season for Wallabies

The Wallabies could be forced to head to Europe for their World Cup dry run without experienced scrummager Tatafu Polota-Nau after scans revealed the 50-Test hooker would be out for up to two months with an ankle injury. Polota-Nau played just 40 minutes on his return from a knee injury after spraining his ankle against Argentina on Saturday.

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Buenos Aires Herald

A life on stage

Starting out as a busker on the subway 14 years ago, she now has more regular acting and singing work and is studying for a Masters degree in theatre direction. The Castilla native says: "I arrived in the year 2000, 14 years ago.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Prosecutor summons Barrionuevo

A federal prosecutor from Mar del Plata summoned opposition CGT Azul y Blanca umbrella union leader Luis Barrionuevo to testify in court on sedition suspicions after he warned that "social conflicts are going to increase." Federal prosecutor Pablo Larriera summoned Barrionuevo to appear in court on Thursday at his office in the city of Mar del Plata.

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Suria

Wallabies keep Argentina win-less in...

The Wallabies held on grimly to deny Argentina their first win in the Rugby Championship, edging home 32-25 on the Gold Coast on Saturday. Juan Imhoff of Argentina runs with the ball during the match against Australia at the CBUS Super Stadium on the Gold Coast on September 13, 2014 - by Patrick Hamilton Australia looked set for a convincing win with a 29-13 lead and 20 minutes left, but the Pumas stormed back with two late tries to have the home side clinging on inside their own quarter.

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Velonews

Q&A: Todd Wells on cyclocross, mountain biking, and life

Todd Wells, jack of all trades, will be racing cyclocross in Boulder this weekend to tune up for La Ruta de Los Conquistadores. Photo: Caley Fretz Todd Wells won the Leadville Trail 100 this year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Pope's WWI tribute infused with personal ties

In this Sunday, July 6, 2014 file photo, a night view of the Redipuglia monument to World War I dead in northeastern Italy. The largest Italian war memorial, Redipuglia encases 100,000 Italian soldiers killed in battle, 60,000 of those whose identity remains unknown and 40,000 who are identified, sometimes with just an initial.

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SFGate

St. Anthony's races to prepare for service in new dining room

St. Anthony's hopes to open the new dining room on Oct. 4 to mark the anniversary of the first free meals served in 1950. Photo: Sarah Rice, Special To The Chronicle Finbarr Daly , Art Perrin and Alan Chow, all of Sierra Electric, confer on the dining room.

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Star-Telegram.com

Problems seen with new Argentine debt payment law

A law designed to restructure Argentina's debt and sidestep a U.S. court ruling that pushed the government into default could be difficult to apply and worsen the country's frail economy, analysts say. Argentina's congress approved the bill early Thursday and President Cristina Fernandez formally enacted it later in the day, calling it a "historic event."

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ABC News

Problems Seen With New Argentine Debt Payment Law

A banner shows a vulture, symbolizing a U.S. hedge fund, carrying a bag of money in front of the U.S. flag outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.

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Buenos Aires Herald

No PAMI service in pharmacies, gov't denounces 'sabotage'

Pharmacies in the City and the province of Buenos Aires won't be receiving orders by the PAMI medical insurance members for 48 hours, with unions alleging a debt the state-run service holds with the sector, a decision the government considered "sabotaje to public health."

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Inhabitat

Astana Installs Philips Color Kinetics LED Lighting to Create an Energy Efficient City Skyline

Following in the footsteps of New York's Empire State Building and the London Eye, the city of Astana recently replaced the lighting systems of three major city landmarks with LED lighting from Philips Color Kinetics . By installing LEDs, the city has managed to slash the energy costs of illuminating the three iconic symbols of Astana-the Baiterek Monument, Tulpar Bridge, and Maral Bridge-by 85%.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Groong

Buenos Aires City Legislature Discards Project to Name a 'Republic of Azerbaijan' Square

Prensa Armenia Armenia 1366, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 4775-7595 Email: prensa@diarioarmenia.org.ar Web: http://www.diarioarmenia.org.ar Buenos Aires City Legislature Discards Project to Name a "Republic of Azerbaijan" Square ).- The legislative council of Buenos Aires, Argentina, decided to discard a draft project to name a square in the neighborhood of Colegiales as "Republic of Azerbaijan" on Wednesday 10 September.

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Buenos Aires Herald

'Argentina heading towards December chaos'

Argentina is heading towards social outbreak due to soaring inflation, head of the anti-government CGT Azul y Blanca labour confederation Luis Barrionuevo said in statements that have already sparked controversy. "President said that if inflation reached 25 percent Argentina would burst and we will be reaching 40 percent of inflation ," Barrionuevo told reporters today as he warned conflict will flare up in December.

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