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26 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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26 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Francavilla - Pannella asks for justice / Pannella chiede verità e giustizia per Antonio
Antonio Russo, journalist in Georgia, Russia, paid with his life for the material he had collected. Pannella, leader of the Radical party of which Antonio was a militant, asks the Georgian government for justice. A great many radicals are expected to Francavilla for the funeral, with them also two Kosovo friends of Antonio.

26 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Francavilla - Engagement ring after 60 years / Le regala l'anello sessant'anni dopo, by Daniela Burgassi
They got married in 1940, and hardly had money for the food, therefore Giovanni Marinelli, born 1917, could not offer her an engagement ring. They got married during a short leave of his military duty in Greece, Antonietta wearing a second-hand wedding dress. The most beautiful present: a band playing local music until midnight. After four children, and more grandchildren and great-grandchildren, finally the engagement ring is here.

26 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescasseroli - Earthquake at night / All'improvviso la terra ha tremato, by Sonia Paglia
The earthquake, epicenter in the area of Bisegna, Pescasseroli, Opi, Scanno woke people at 1 am, and many stayed outside for the night. Abruzzo, a sismic land for over 1000 years, has 237 municipalities at risk, out of 305.

26 October 2000 - Il Centro

Silvi - Antique fair / Mostre di antiquariato
Ninth exhibition of Antiques, one of the most important events of its kind in Central Italy, open from 28 October to 5 november, from 16 to 20 hours.

26 October 2000 - Il Centro

Spoltore - A congress on agriculture / Convegno sull'agricoltura
Starting today a congress at Cavaticchi, in fattoria Lazzarini, with an exhibitions of tools and peasants' art.