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EU expands passport-free zone

BRUSSELS, Belgium --- Border controls along the old Iron Curtain from the Baltic Sea to the Adriatic ceased to exist today as most of the European Union's former communist new members joined the bloc's passport-free travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/21/bus_177556.shtml
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Small portions

...preserves For those who love fresh figs, the season is sweet but frustratingly short. The solution during the off-season? Adriatic Fig Spread, a thick, intensely figgy preserve made from figs from the Dalmatian region of Croatia. The hand-picked fruit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/05/liv_342673.shtml
Life & style
LeGrand Van Keuren (EVANS, Ga.)

...country in the US Navy in special operations on a PT boat. His duty of service was in North Africa, the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea and Japan. After his service in special operations, he continued his duty on the USS Chicago, which was part of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/24/obi_90050.shtml
Obituaries
Wine Time: Rosso Piceno Superiore "Vigna Monteprandone" 2008

...Sangiovese. It's a wonderful marriage.The hillside vineyards in the west central part of Italy known as Marche on the Adriatic coast average more than 35 years old, so the grapes produce a strong expression of the varietals. Rosso Piceno is the largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-10/wine-time-rosso-picen
Conflict may affect travelers

...necessary. (Other lines that are offering itineraries in the Adriatic this spring and summer, including Celebrity, Costa and Cunard...editor K.C. Summers, on assignment last week just across the Adriatic, in one of Europe's most popular destinations among American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/11/ent_258731.shtml
Things to Do
Pope reaches out to Orthodox Church in inaugural pilgrimage of papacy

...the Orthodox Church, delivering a message of healing on the first trip of his papacy. Benedict flew by helicopter to the Adriatic port of Bari, home to the relics of St. Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century saint popular among both Roman Catholics and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/30/rel_454652.shtml
Your Faith
The 'white gold' harvest

...oldest of the few remaining natural saltworks in Europe. The saltworks in Ston, a coastal town just north of Croatia's Adriatic pearl, Dubrovnik, are said to date back to Roman times. But the first written mention was in 1272 in the Statutes of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/03/liv_384328.shtml
Life & style
Little fanfare surrounding Phelps

...location," Mark Schubert, head coach of the U.S. national team, told The Associated Press from Riccione on Italy's Adriatic coast. "He's been asked for a few autographs by fans and they've been polite, but it hasn't been huge crowds, Schubert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/oth_541381.shtml
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Yugoslavian beach town bouncing back after war

...far away as Sweden, Germany and Poland, drawn by the stony peaks that abruptly give way to the sparkling blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Much of Budva's allure comes from the interlacing of the natural and the manmade. The Old Town, destroyed by an earthquake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/21/liv_339689.shtml
Life & style
Croatia celebrates tennis triumph

...said, "You're a genius" - another said Ivanisevic should be president. At least some of the Croats who swarmed into this Adriatic coast city appeared grateful for the opportunity to redirect their patriotic fervor from fury over the indictment of Croat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/11/oth_318150.shtml
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