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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...his tibia. But Nibali, who is known as "The Shark of the Strait" - a nod to the waterway near his hometown of Messina, Sicily - didn't stop there. He went on to win that stage into La Planche des Belles Filles. It was the first of three stages with...
Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping

...There's a lot of work behind winning a Grand Tour ... there are no strange recipes."Nibali, a native of Messina, Sicily, called Slongo "the person who knows me best." The trainer said something was trigggered in Nibali's mind after he was...
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

...about that, I've focused on each stage," he said. "I never think about entering history." The 29-year-old from Sicily is the first Italian winner since Marco Pantani - but Pantani's victory came in the scandal-marred 1998 Tour, when rampant...
Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

...isolated case. There's always the possibility that an idiot does something stupid ..."Nibali, a native of Messina, Sicily, nicknamed the "Shark of the Strait" after the Strait of Messina, is trying to become only the sixth rider in history to...
UAF researchers share their study of volcanoes in Italy via facebook

...daily life and activities of the research team as they scale the side of the active Stromboli volcano off the north coast of Sicily.The team, headed by UAF research professors John Dehn and Peter Webley, is testing an inexpensive way to monitor and collect...
Street project moves Fairbanks businesses

...Construction is projected for 2016 but depends on property acquisition and utility relocation, Bailey said.Anchorage-based Sicily's Pizza was the latest business to move.The restaurant closed its Third Street location six weeks ago. The building has...
Military looks to place quick forces after Libya

...been flown out of the country. Just before 8 p.m., the special operations team landed at Sigonella Naval Air Station in Sicily. An hour later, the Marine team landed in Tripoli.Defense officials have repeatedly said that even if the military had been...
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'The Winter's Tale' a story of grief, reconciliation

...Bohemia, is staying with his good friend Leontes, the king of Sicily, but would like to leave. Hermione, Leontes' wife, wants...Florizel's throne. Camillo convinces the two lovers to return to Sicily. Leontes accepts Florizel and recognizes Perdita as his lost...
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My Turn: Situation 'kind of ridiculous' list There couldn't be a more patriotic family than ours. Although my father (Larry's grandfather) was born in Sicily, once he came to America, he considered himself an American. Even when my father had about nine children he tried to join...
Of scepters and sheep-hooks - 'Winter's Tale'

...the various settings. The costumes, designed by Echo Danon, are equally stunning, and echo the dichotomies of the play. Sicily is the red king, Bohemia is black. (In a subtle costuming touch, Polixenes' necktie picks up a shade of red in the second...


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