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30 October 1999

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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30 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

AVEZZANO - Spallone in the media again: he wants a priest among his counsellors and says he'll be in politics until he's 90 / E' di nuovo l'uomo del momento: non rinuncia al prete-assessore e risponde picche ai Ds che gli chiedono di cambiare il suo vice - Spallone, una vita all'attacco - by Pino Veri
Avezzano mayor Mario Spallone, 82 anni, former physician for Palmiro Togliatti and among the foremost leaders of the Abruzzese left, is really an old lion: he has changed the town, building roads and school, a sports palace and swimming pool, restored a castle, and started many new buildings that will launch Avezzano in the next century as a modern, technological town with a high quality of life. He shares the vision of the new left, those who want things to be done, and done now. He will support the regional campaign for the reelection of Antonio Falconio through his local TV station

30 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

TORRE DE' PASSERI - An exhibition on prehistoric Abruzzo / Importante contributo dell'Università di Torre - L'Abruzzo preistorico raccontato in una mostra
«Amore e morte nell'Abruzzo antico» is the title of the exhibition in the Museum of Prehistoric Abruzzo in Paludi di Celano. University students searched and made excavations all over Abruzzo, documenting all findings that are on show

30 October 1999 - Il Centro

SAN SALVO - Fearing the Millennium bug the Valtrigno group is simulating disaster / Arriva la paura del Duemila - Esercitazione con il gruppo Valtrigno in trenta paesi - by Paola Calvano
Many fear that information systems in transport, energy and health systems will collapse on the millennium date change. Today and tomorrow all over Abruzzo the sansalvese group will simulate a communications black-out during an earthquake, and a rescue column of 10 vehicles will proceed to Lentella, Fresagrandinaria, Palmoli and San Buono, then to Gissi, Furci, Cupello, Monteodorisio, Scerni, Pollutri, Casalbordino and finally Vasto, explaining people what to do.

30 October 1999 - Il Centro

COLLECORVINO - Tonight shoemakers' feast / Questa sera la festa dei calzolai
Abruzzese showmakers will meet to celebrate San Crispino, their patron saint, for a dinner together at "La Fattoria", Collecorvino, and discuss the problems of their category, steadily giving place to mechanized work.