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7 October 2000

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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7 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Red Alert for the highest oak / Allarme per la "Mazzucche" la quercia più grande d'Italia , by Franco d'Ignazio
8 centuries old, a trunk circumference of over 8 metres, "cerqua Mazzucche" in Piano Vomano is the biggest in Italy, third biggest in Europe. The green monument is still in good health but infested by mistletoe, and it has a larke tear at the bottom. A study meeting will possibly be necessary before any action is taken.

7 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Guardiagrele - Auriti and his new currency on the Wall Street Journal / Wall Street Journal sbatte in prima pagina Auriti ed il Simec
Today the Wall Street Journal decribed the original theory of Prof. Giacinto Auriti, that the people have been robbed for centuries by central banks, which lend money asking for interest. This led him to issue a currency with twice the purchasing power than the conventional money

7 October 2000 - Il Centro

Ocre - Study meeting on the fortress / convegno con rivelazioni storiche, by Angela Baglioni
San Massimo, the patron saint of l'Aquila, was thrown down from the top monte Circolo, where now the castle rises. There is a project to restore the citadel and make it a centre of culture.

7 October 2000 - Il Centro

"I want to find my family" / "Cerco la mia famiglia"
Rita Connizzo from the USA, a mother of two boys of 15 and 13, was born on 18 January 1955 in the hospital of Chieti and left by her mother into an orphanage, then adopted by an American couple. Her surname on the passport was Mammetti while on other documents it was Mammarella. Until now she had no access to the documents of her adoption. She is ready to open her arms to any family she may have. If that is not possible, at least to know her own medical history.

7 October 2000 - Il Centro

Torre de' Passeri - The Comedy in the Art Nouveau / La Commedia nella lettura dell'arte nuova, by Jolanda Ferrara
21st exhibition in the Casa di Dante in Abruzzo: "L'arte nuova e Dante" 228 pictures from the Risaliti - Valiani collection: drawings, watercolors and paintings of Italian artists of the last century, collected during a contest to illustrate the Divine Comedy. The works, Corrado Gizzi, explains, are ordered according to the sequence of the cantos.