7 June 2000

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7 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Researcher in space / Ricercatore aquilano nello spazio
Biochemist Mauro Maccarrone was selected by the Esa (European Space Agency) for experiments in the "parabolici flights" to perform special experiments on enzymatic activity in a no-gravity environment. In 1986 Muro won another contest with his project "Un esperimento nello spazio" which however could not be performed.

7 June 2000 - Il Centro

Mutignano - The ancient church is about to fall - La chiesa sta per crollare, by Mauro Di Concetto
The greek-cross church of Santa Maria has been waiting for restoration for years now. Garbage is accumulating in the square. Two facades are slightly moving to one side. The danger for residents is so great that if urgent funds are not found the municipality will have to order demolition

7 June 2000 - Il Centro

Mick Jagger & Co. / Michele Rotelletta & C. , by Michele d'Alessandro
Italians are always too ready to attribute a halo effect to foreign names, which would sound perfectly normal in the original countries. But translations are certainly surprising. Follows a list of famous Anglo-Saxon names.