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Three newborns dead in 20 days. 80 year old saves a peer [person of the same age] from the lake. Here is the partner of the Lecchese bank. Station plaza – all ready for the new parking. Maxi fender-bender on the “superhighway” – three wounded. You might also like: Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines Learn Italian Read More…

Three newborns dead in 20 days.

80 year old saves a peer [person of the same age] from the lake.

Here is the partner of the Lecchese bank.

Station plaza – all ready for the new parking.

Maxi fender-bender on the “superhighway” – three wounded.

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War between gas stations: “My distributor [gas pump] set on fire by a colleague.” Attempted rape – she hits him “below the belt.” [Good for her!] You might also like: Beach Memories Viva la Mamma? Motherhood, Menopause & Culture Learn Italian Through Signs Education in Italy: One Foreign Parent’s Views & Experiences

War between gas stations: “My distributor [gas pump] set on fire by a colleague.”

Attempted rape – she hits him “below the belt.” [Good for her!]

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Recent headlines from Sondrio: Pavia: 4 students from the Sondrio area are robbed – The province: youth disagio, shock data from the Valley Stop [serving] alcohol from 2 am in the discos: the owners won’t stand for it – Firemen at war with the city hall of Tresivio Sondrio: [female] student hit [by car or Read More…

Recent headlines from Sondrio:

Pavia: 4 students from the Sondrio area are robbed – The province: youth disagio, shock data from the Valley

Stop [serving] alcohol from 2 am in the discos: the owners won’t stand for it – Firemen at war with the city hall of Tresivio

Sondrio: [female] student hit [by car or other vehicle] in front of high school – Sondrio: a new political movement is born, here is the team – ask at the newsstand: Marilyn Monroe [a book or something being sold along with the newspaper]

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The above recent newspaper headlines in Lecco read: Corruption in court: is it now the turn of professionals and banks? – Lecco [team] beaten at Leganano: third consecutive defeat Manager attacked and “massacred” with blows in downtown Lecco [NB: He didn’t die – massacrato doesn’t mean killed.] – Young [man] found dead at Lecco [railway] Read More…

The above recent newspaper headlines in Lecco read:

Corruption in court: is it now the turn of professionals and banks? – Lecco [team] beaten at Leganano: third consecutive defeat

Manager attacked and “massacred” with blows in downtown Lecco [NB: He didn’t die – massacrato doesn’t mean killed.] – Young [man] found dead at Lecco [railway] station

A business committee steered the auctions [of public property, I think} – Bariffi murder. The suspect: “I know how Chiara died”

Attempted robbery of a [small house], night of fear in Castello [a neighborhood of Lecco] – another [city] councilor turns in his “pass” [parking pass?]

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left: The Financial Office inspects [under warrant] the offices of the Twinning Committee. (Throughout Europe you see signs upon entering towns and city saying “This town is twinned with…” followed by one or more names of towns elsewhere in the world. This twinning is used to promote cultural exchange and tourism, I’m not sure with Read More…

left: The Financial Office inspects [under warrant] the offices of the Twinning Committee. (Throughout Europe you see signs upon entering towns and city saying “This town is twinned with…” followed by one or more names of towns elsewhere in the world. This twinning is used to promote cultural exchange and tourism, I’m not sure with what degree of success.) – Lecco [the team] warms its engines. Sunday to host AC Milan

center left: University student drowns in the lake – Real landslide during practice [This probably refers to practice runs by an Alpine rescue team. Some Italian hikers and climbers volunteer as part of these teams, and for the “Civil Protection” units, it’s part of their job.]

center right: Denounces: If you want to give birth without suffering, you must pay under the table. [Probably refers to the fact that an epidural during labor is far from standard practice in most Italian hospitals. This may be because there aren’t enough anesthesiologists able to administer one, and they are busy with emergencies and surgeries. Some say that it’s (also) because Italian culture and the medical establishment believe women should suffer in labor. Whatever the reason, it can be difficult or impossible to have an epidural for childbirth. If it’s possible to get one only by paying a bribe, well, that’s not good.] – Euthanasia or inexpertise? Manzoni’s doctor investigated.

right: Dead on a motorcycle: incredulity and pain [I don’t get the incredulity – people die on motorcycles frequently around here.] – Crowd on the lakeshore road for the air show.