Telecom Italia shares jump after takeover bid

ROME -- Trading of Telecom Italia shares was briefly suspended today after they jumped more...Minutes after the Milan market opened, shares of Telecom Italia and Telecom Italia Mobile shot up 10 percent from Friday's closing price...

Cunego wins Giro d'Italia

MILAN, Italy -- Italy's Damiano Cunego won the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, holding a two-minute lead over his closest opponents at the end of the 20-stage cycling race. Countryman Alessandro...

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Viva Italia Sale

Through Tuesday, Publix will hold its annual Viva Italia Sale. Shoppers can save on ingredients for Italian meals, such as Hunt's 100 percent Natural Tomatoes, Mueller's Pasta...

Viva Italia Sale at Publix

...has items on sale for a tasty Italian dinner. The sale ends Tuesday, Feb. 23.Here's the tip of the day:For its Viva Italia sale, Publix has popular Italian items on sale, including Publix mild or hot Italian pork sausage ($2.49 per pound...

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins rides in small event

ISCHIA, Italy - Unlike Lance Armstrong, Bradley Wiggins didn't need to be recruited for the Giro d'Italia with a $1 million commitment. Wiggins, last year's Tour de France champion, is riding in the Italian classic purely out of...

MCG technician pleads guilty to drug charges

...a drug charge Friday. William Michael Italia, 35, pleaded guilty Friday to obtaining...Judge Albert M. Pickett sentenced Mr. Italia to five years probation and fined him...connection (between the syringes Mr. Italia removed the morphine from and Mr. Geere's...

Woman sentenced for false statement

...sentenced to probation Thursday. Helen Italia Anderson, 56, of the 2600 block of Woodbluff...died two days later. William Michael Italia, 35, pleaded guilty to obtaining a controlled...probationary sentence. A few days after Mr. Italia was sentenced and an article appeared...

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...Italy's most beautiful woman when he heads the jury of the "Miss Italia" pageant later this month. "Each year we look for a big name...year in the northern spa town of Salsomaggiore Terme. "Miss Italia" will be chosen Sept. 19 by a combination of votes from the...

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Armstrong plans quick start in Italy

VENICE, Italy --- Lance Armstrong already knows his strategy for the Giro d'Italia, and it won't be anything like the slow buildup he used on his way to seven consecutive Tour de France titles. He's going...

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Armstrong working toward improving his conditioning

SILVER CITY, N.M. --- Although Lance Armstrong still has improvements to make in his buildup to the Giro d'Italia, he believes his decision to race in the Tour of the Gila was a good move. After several weeks of training in Aspen, Colo...

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