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Gondolas and Ferraris: an Italian Olympic torch relay

...week it would block the Olympic torch from its streets because the relay is sponsored by Coca-Cola. Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni later said the torch route will not change. While passing through northern Italy, the torch also will make brief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/23/oly_25326.shtml
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...to attend Wednesday's ceremony in Rome, where he'll receive the Man for Peace award from Gorbachev and Mayor Walter Veltroni, said Enzo Cursio, a spokesman for the Gorbachev Foundation. In September, the British musician was expelled from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/10/ent_433955.shtml
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...concert before hundreds of thousands of fans to close out the European leg of their Old Friends tour. Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni told the crowd that about 600,000 people had turned out for Saturday's performance - 100,000 more than for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/ent_424032.shtml
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...award from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who heads the foundation that hands out the prize, and Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni. "Africa must be allowed to trade itself out of poverty," Geldof said during the ceremony on Rome's Capitoline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/25/ent_25854.shtml
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