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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins second leg of Tour de France

SHEFFIELD, England - Italy's Vincenzo Nibali displayed his riding smarts at the Tour de France, winning Stage 2 on Sunday and taking the yellow jersey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-06/italys-vincenzo-niba
The Artside: Sacred Heart to show paintings by artist-teacher Kuhlke

...and workshops.A native Augustan, she graduated from Georgia Southern College and studied with Hans J. Staude in Florence, Italy; with Chicago painter and sculptor Freeman Schoolcraft; and with acrylic painter Marjorie Dean Andruk. She now lives in Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/artside-sacred-heart-
Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

...withdrawal of the pre-race favorite left the Tour wide open with 16 stages still left.Overall leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy wasted little time in speeding ahead, notably after he saw that his other big rival for the title this year <0x2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/defending-champ-chri
Wine Time: Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio Verduzzo delle Venezie IGT 2012, Italy

The Pinot Grigio Verduzzo delle Venezie IGT blend delivers the fresh fruit taste of a top Pinot Grigio with a full-bodied wine of substance.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/wine-time-masi-masian
Third Person

Now Playing Synopsis: Oscar-winner Paul Haggis (Crash) writes and directs this romantic drama that alternates between three tales of intrigue unfolding simultaneously in New York, Paris, and Rome. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael (Liam Neeson) is still reeling from the recent separation from his wife Elaine (Kim Basinger) when he retreats to a Paris hotel room to finish his latest novel. As Michael searches for inspiration, his fiery affair with smoldering journalist and aspiring writer Anna (Olivia Wilde) awakens an intense passion deep within him. Meanwhile, in Rome, unscrupulous American businessman Scott (Adrien Brody) ducks into a place called the Café Americano searching for a taste of home. There he encounters captivating Roma beauty Monika (Moran Atias), who claims to have just lost the ransom she intended to pay her daughter's kidnappers. Smitten and sympathetic, Scott agrees to join her in traveling to a dangerous region of southern Italy, only to realize along the way that he may have fallen victim to an intricate con. As Scott ventures toward an uncertain fate in an unfamiliar country, former soap-opera starlet Julia (Mila Kunis) fights her prolific, ex-husband artist Rick (James Franco) for custody of their six-year-old son in New York City. It seems like a losing battle until Julia's lawyer Theresa (Maria Bello) convinces the court to give her desperate client one last chance to prove she's a fit mother. Now as Julia finds herself on the other side of the glamorous life she once enjoyed, her husband's new girlfriend Sam (Loan Chabanol) watches the situation play out with a heavy heart. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody, James Franco Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

World Cup roundup: Costa Rica beats Italy in another stunner

...on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round...Rica leads Group D with six points, while Italy and Uruguay have three each before Tuesday's...England has zero points after losing to Italy and Uruguay."Maybe there are a lot of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-20/world-cup-roundup-co
Costa Rica beats Italy, advances at World Cup

...another World Cup stunner on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round and eliminate England...Chiellini.Costa Rica leads Group D with six points, while Italy and Uruguay have three each before Tuesday's showdown. England...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/costa-rica-beats-italy-advan
World Cup roundup: Biting incident mars Uruguay's win over Italy

...full display when Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the second round...Suarez.And with four-time champion Italy heading home after the group phase for...Suarez apparently bite the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini as the pair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-24/world-cup-roundup-bi
Italy has some injury issues leading into next match

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and center back Andrea Barzagli remain in doubt for today's match against Costa Rica.Buffon twisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-19/italy-has-some-injury-issues-lead
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:AFTER TWO YEARS OF living in Naples, Italy where pets are free to use the sidewalks for their daily business, I was shocked to be in Augusta and find the same! Citizens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-04/rants-raves