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Immelman to captain Internationals in 2021 Presidents Cup

Trevor Immelman Former Masters champion Trevor Immelman has been named captain of the International Team for the 2021 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.The South African served as a captain’s assistant under countryman Ernie Els at the 2019 Presidents Cup, which saw the International Team build its biggest lead in Presidents Cup hi...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Melbourne, Trevor, Ernie Els, Charlotte, Gary, Piedmont, Melbourne Australia, Carolinas, Charlotte North Carolina, Els, Ernie, Greg Norman

Italian mayor douses 'miracle water' theory for lack of coronavirus cases

Clean air and a healthy lifestyle may be more likely reasons for the absence of the virus in a Piedmont villageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe inhabitants of Montaldo Torinese, a village in Italy’s northern Piedmont region, have so far been spared coronavirus, leading some to believe they are being protected by the “miracle water” that, according to legend, cured Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops of pneumonia.Montaldo Torinese lies about 11 miles (19km) from Turin, the ...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, Napoleon Bonaparte, Turin, Piedmont, Coronavirus outbreak

The difference between truffles

Truffles are among the most highly sought after mushrooms in the world. They’re far from the most frequently eaten — in fact, much of their popularity stems from seasonality and limited supply — yet truffles are revered by fine-food lovers. There are hundreds of known truffle species. Of these, fewer than 10 are eaten. And of those, there are two that dominate the conversation: black truffles and white truffles. Both types are native to Europe. White truffles (Tuber magnatum) are the more rar...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Australia, California, France, US, San Francisco, United States, Italy, Croatia, Tuscany, All, Périgord, Truffles, Piedmont, Alba

Georgia Hospital Worker Found Dead of Coronavirus in Home With Her Young Child by Her Body

A mammogram technician and mother of a young child was found dead from coronavirus in her Georgia home, state officials said. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk says police discovered the 42-year-old woman’s body Thursday (Mar. 19) in the living room of her home in Newnan, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, after a family member called the Sheriff’s Office requesting a welfare check. Hawk said Diedre Wilkes had been dead for at least 12-16 hours before police found her body. Wilkes’ young chil...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Hawk, Piedmont, Sheriff s Office, GBI, Wilkes, AJC, Coweta County, Richard Hawk, Newnan, Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Piedmont Healthcare, Human Interest

Co-occurring contaminants may increase NC groundwater risks

Eighty-four percent of the wells sampled in the Kings Mountain Belt and the Charlotte and Milton Belts of the Piedmont region of North Carolina contained concentrations of vanadium and hexavalent chromium that exceeded health recommendations from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Tags: Science, North Carolina, Charlotte, Piedmont, Kings Mountain Belt, Milton Belts

Italians over 80 'will be left to die' as country overwhelmed by coronavirus

Coronavirus victims in Italy will be denied access to intensive care if they are aged 80 or more or in poor health should pressure on beds increase, a document prepared by a crisis management unit in Turin propose. Some patients denied intensive care will in effect be left to die, doctors fear. The unit has drawn up a protocol, seen by The Telegraph, that will determine which patients receive treatment in intensive care and which do not if there are insufficient spaces. Intensive care capacity i...
Tags: News, Italy, Turin, Piedmont

Italy Locks Down Rich North as Conte Tries to Contain Panic

(Bloomberg) -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tried to contain the alarm spreading through Europe’s fourth-biggest economy, unveiling drastic measures in the middle of the night to restrict the spread of the deadly coronavirus.In a hastily convened news conference Sunday morning, the head of a government already hanging by a thread said that Italy will dramatically restrict movement and activity for a quarter of its population in the economic powerhouse that is the region around Milan.As ...
Tags: Europe, Milan, News, China, Bloomberg, European Union, Rome, Italy, European Commission, Venice, Treviso, Turin, Piedmont, Lombardy, Asti, Conte

Italy Imposes Lockdown on 16 Million People to Combat Virus

(Bloomberg) -- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tried to ward off alarm from spreading throughout Europe’s fourth-biggest economy after he personally unveiled drastic measures in the middle of the night to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.In a hastily convened news conference, the head of a government already hanging by a thread confirmed Italy planned to dramatically restrict movement and activity for a quarter of its population in the economic powerhouse that is the region aro...
Tags: Europe, Milan, News, Bloomberg, European Union, Rome, Italy, European Commission, Treviso, Turin, Piedmont, Lombardy, Conte, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Nicola Zingaretti, Giuseppe Conte

Manhattan Beach ranked nation’s “best” city, Newport Beach No. 8

Manhattan Beach was ranked as the nation’s “best city to live” with Newport Beach No. 8, says one “livability” scorecard. 24/7 Wall St. compiled economic, demographic, health and safety stats to rank U.S. cities by affordability, economy, quality of life, and community. “It is important to note that there is no such thing as a perfect city or town, and that many of the attributes one may look for in a community are subjective and not quantifiable,” 24/7 Wall St. wrote. “This list favors areas wi...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, San Francisco, Sport, Economy, Palo Alto, Soccer, Demographics, Monterey, Local News, Orange County, Santa Barbara, Fed, Wall St

"In​ the cold autumn of 1629, the plague came to Italy. It arrived with the German mercenaries (and their fleas)..."

"... who marched through the Piedmont countryside. The epidemic raged through the north, only slowing when it reached the natural barrier of the Apennines. On the other side of the mountains, Florence braced itself. The officials of the Sanità, the city’s health board, wrote anxiously to their colleagues in Milan, Verona, Venice, in the hope that studying the patterns of contagion would help them protect their city.... The poor were judged not only careless but physically culpable.... Along with...
Tags: Food, Milan, London, Law, Labor, Poverty, History, Italy, Venice, Verona, Florence, Plague, Piedmont, John Henderson, Ann Althouse, Sanità

Derby D’Italia To Be Held Behind Closed Doors

Serie A chiefs will allow Juventus’ title clash with Inter Milan to be one of six Serie A matches to be played behind closed doors this weekend as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Italy. Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte postponed four Serie A fixtures at the weekend after the killer bug surfaced in different areas of the country. According to ANSA, the Italian FA’s request to have games played in empty stadiums has been accepted by the government which will help reduced fixture ...
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Serie A, Fa, Juventus, Tickets, Inter Milan, Ludogorets, Europa League, Liguria, Piedmont, Lombardy, Inter, Ansa

Italy hit by largest coronavirus outbreak outside Asia – video

Giuseppe Conte says cases of the the Covid-19 virus in Italy have risen dramatically in the past two days. The prime minister told a press conference Italy would not try to suspend the Schengen treaty as such a measure would be disproportionate.Schools in Milan will be closed, however, and people will not be allowed in and out of affected areas. Social and sporting events in Lombardy and Veneto have also been cancelled. As of Sunday morning, there were 89 confirmed coronavirus cases in Lombardy ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Milan, World news, Italy, Turin, Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus outbreak

Rain, flood and repeat likely to be the weather mantra in the South this spring

The pattern that has been unleashing excessive rainfall and reoccurring flooding is predicted to continue across the flood-weary southern United States through the spring -- and following a soaker during the middle of this week, another rainstorm is expected to roll into the region early next week.The storm this week will trigger rain across much of the Interstate 10 and 20 corridors into Thursday, and enough cold air will be in place farther north for winter to pay a visit with snow predicted i...
Tags: National Weather Service, Science, Virginia, United States, Tennessee, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, North Carolina, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Gulf, Mississippi River, Piedmont

Nun on the run: Italian woman evades justice by living in convents

Woman, convicted of fraud in Sicily in absentia, posed as nun in northern Italy for two yearsAn Italian woman evaded an arrest warrant for two years by posing as a nun and hiding out in convents in northern Italy, police said this week.In a story reminiscent of the 1990s British comedy Nuns on the Run, the 47-year-old was convicted of fraud by a court in Sicily in late 2017 and sentenced in absentia to two years in prison. An arrest warrant was issued, but the woman fled the island, covered her...
Tags: Europe, Religion, World news, Catholicism, Italy, Christianity, Mafia, Sicily, Piedmont, Lombardy Continue

Sundance 2020: 'The Truffle Hunters' Doc Takes Us into Piedmont

There's nothing else like truffles! The aromatic Tuber delicacy is a specialty in Italy, a high-priced item that is not easy to find. The Truffle Hunters is an exquisite, lovable, utterly sublime documentary that takes us deep into Piedmont to meet some of the finest truffle hunters in the entire world. This doc is the BEST!! I absolutely adore this film, one of the best discoveries at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. A perfectly shot and perfectly presented love letter to the great truffle hu...
Tags: Movies, Review, Italy, Documentaries, Piedmont, Sundance 20

Anti-Semitic attack sparks Italy protest

Mondovì (Italy) (AFP) - Hundreds of people carrying candles protested in an Italian town Friday after unknown vandals wrote "Jews Here" on the front door of the house of a Nazi concentration camp survivor. A Star of David and the words "Juden Hier," German for "Jews Here", were daubed in black paint on the door in the Piedmont town of Mondovi, where a member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance lived until her death in 1996. Lidia Beccaria Rolfi's son Aldo, who lives in the house now, said t...
Tags: News, David, Italy, Aldo, Piedmont, Mondovi, Juden Hier German, Lidia Beccaria Rolfi

Assistant/Associate Planner at City of Piedmont in Piedmont, CA

Base Salary Asst. Planner: $6,188 – $7,521 (+3% salary increase effective 7/1/2020) Base Salary Assoc. Planner: $6,675 - $8,112 (+3% salary increase effective 7/1/2020) Closing Date/Time: Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 5 p.m. We’re recruiting to fill one vacancy within the Planning Department.  Depending upon qualifications, the City is seeking to hire at either the Assistant or Associate level. 
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Cleaning up my neighborhood bikeway

Before and after. Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I did something on Monday to make my community better. In the process, I got some exercise, met my neighbors, and made biking and walking in my neighborhood a little bit nicer. The Bryant Street Bridge is a vital carfree connection between the Piedmont and Arbor Lodge neighborhoods in north Portland. Located between the overpasses on Rosa Parks Way and Lombard, it provides a much safer and relaxing way to cross Interstate 5. Unfortuna...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Martin Luther King Jr, Piedmont, Aaron, Jonathan Maus, Arbor Lodge, Rosa Parks Way, Portland Located, Adopt-a-path, Bryant Street Bridge

Transparent, prefab tiny cabin offers the best views of the Italian Alps

If you need a little getaway, there is a beautiful, tiny cabin retreat in the Italian Alps calling your name. The Immerso cabin, which is available to rent on Airbnb, is a prefabricated timber cabin with transparent roofs and walls that allow guests to completely “immerse” themselves in nature while trying to find serenity in an increasingly stressful world. Designed by Italian architects Fabio Vignolo and Francesca Turnaturi, the Immerso cabin sleeps up to two people. Located in the fairytale-...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Airbnb, Tiny Homes, Tiny House, Minimalist Design, Timber Cabins, Piedmont, CNC, Prefab Cabins, Immerso, Transparent Cabins, Rental Cabins, Fabio Vignolo, Francesca Turnaturi, Chisone Valley

Planning Technician I/II at City of Piedmont in Piedmont, CA

Planning Technician I/II PLANNING TECHNICIAN I/II Base Salary: Planning Technician I: $4,559--$5,540/per month Planning Technician II:  $5,015--$6,094/per month Closing Date/Time: January 30, 2020 @ 5 p.m.
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Vercelli is a city and commune of 46552 in habitants in the province of Piedmont northern Italy. One of the oldest Urban sites in Northern Italy it was founded according to most historians around the year 600 BC The city is situated on the river Sesia.
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Virginia Has Three New 2A Sanctuary Counties, Action Items, More Hearings..

Virginia Has Three New 2A Sanctuary Counties, Action Items, More Hearings..t IMG iStock-Paul Campbell Virginia – -( another alert will be going out with many more localities that need to be contacted about becoming a sanctuary. If you don't see your county tonight, wait for that alert before contacting me about getting your county on the list. Remember, these emails are not a comprehensive list, only a partial list that is either new or has changed. 1. King William, Southampton,...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, City Council, William, Council, Commonwealth, Winchester, General Assembly, Board, Piedmont, Mark, George, Jamestown, Greene County, Corey, Pulaski County

3 Italian firefighters killed in building explosion

MILAN (AP) — Three Italian firefighters have been killed overnight in an explosion in a building in the northwestern region of Piedmont. Sky TG24 reported that the firefighters were responding to a report of an explosion in a disused section of a farm building in Alessandria province when a second, stronger explosion occurred early Tuesday. […]
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10 of the best winter festivals in Europe: readers’ travel tips

Fun can be had hurling oranges, sipping sherry, hunting truffles or bathing in the glow of illuminated art installations from the Shetland Islands to Italy, say our tipstersThe battle of the oranges is held annually in February in the pretty Piedmont town of Ivrea as part of the town’s annual carnival. Nine teams over the course of three days hurl 500,000 pounds of oranges (from Sicily; they aren’t grown in these parts) in their attempt to kill the tyrannical marquis, who apparently was decapita...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Italy, Festivals, Ash, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, Short breaks, Sicily, Shetland Islands, Piedmont, Ivrea

How to visit Lake Orta from Milan

At a time when the major northern Italian pre-alpine lakes — Maggiore, Como, and Garda — are overrun with tourists and VIPs like George Clooney, nearby Lake Orta is experiencing quite the opposite. This lake is starved for attention, though that’s probably because locals are working hard to keep it all to themselves. Nineteenth-century French novelist Honoré de Balzac wrote about Orta, “The world that the traveler has lately viewed is here in miniature, modest and pure.” His words still ring ...
Tags: Travel, Milan, Italy, Michelin, George Clooney, All, Lake Como, Northern Italy, Piedmont, Garda, Milan Malpensa, Lake Maggiore, Alessandro Manzoni, Pennine Alps, Maggiore, Orta

LGBTQ Atlanta – A Gay Guy’s Weekend Guide to Atlanta

Travel blog by Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) – Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) - SPONSORED — Often cited as a capital of the gay Southern USA, Atlanta has a lot to offer LGBTQ travelers. As the Georgia state capital and the home to important civil rights milestones, Atlanta is “the city too busy to hate.” It’s a city of love and passion, represented by its commitment to be an open, friendly, and welcoming destination. So welcoming, in fact, Atlanta is home to North America’s largest airport! ...
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AT#662 - Travel to the Piedmont Region of Italy

Hear about travel to Barolo and the Piedmont region of Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Betsy and Greg Ball from about this wine region that they love.
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Assistant/Associate Planner at City of Piedmont in Piedmont, CA

Assistant/Associate Planner Base Salary Asst. Planner: $6,008 - $7,302 (+3% salary increase effective 7/1/19) Base Salary Assoc. Planner: $6,481 – $7,876 (+3% salary increase effective 7/1/19)  Closing Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 5 p.m. We’re recruiting to fill one vacancy within the Planning Department.  Depending upon qualifications, the City is seeking to hire at either the Assistant or Associate level. 
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Italy's right takes Piedmont in boon for high-speed rail link

Italy's right-wing coalition has taken the wealthy Piedmont region from the left, definitive election results showed Tuesday, increasing the chances a controversial high-speed rail link will go ahead. Matteo Salvini's anti-immigration League, the small far-right Brothers of Italy party, and Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right Forza Italia won nearly 50 percent of votes in the northwest region, compared to 36 percent taken by a left-wing coalition. The anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S), ...
Tags: Science, Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, Forza Italia, Piedmont, League, Matteo Salvini, Brothers of Italy

Why Travelers Fall in Love with Italy

This article originally appeared in Click here to read the complete post. by Irene Levine Most travelers who visit Italy return changed in some way, either subtly embracing one or more aspects of Italian culture (perhaps, food or style) or more fundamentally, by re-thinking their approach to life. Dianne Hales’ just-released book, La Passione: How Italy Seduced the World (Crown Archetype, 2019), masterfully examines the multitude of reasons why so many people fall in love with Italy...
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