The city of Florence has reached a tentative agreement to settle a free speech lawsuit brought by an organization that staged dozens of protests against a local Confederate monument.
Faith Kipyegon has set a third world record in two months after smashing the previous best mile time at a Diamond League event in Monaco.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Faith Kipyegon broke the women’s 1,500 meters world record at the Golden Gala on Friday.
The city of Florence has announced an immediate ban on new short-term private vacation rentals in the city’s historic center.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who held two people hostage and fled across state lines was shot and killed by police in Hardin County, Tennessee, deputies said Monday.
Visitors have flocked to see Michelangelo’s David sculpture in Florence following the uproar over the Renaissance masterpiece at a Florida school.Tourists, many of them Americans on spring break or studying abroad, were reacting to the decision by Tallahassee Classical School board to pressure the s
A Florence museum and the city’s mayor are inviting parents and students from a Florida charter school to visit and see Michelangelo’s sculpture of David.
An Italian scholar has provided fresh fodder for an old debate over the identity of Leonardo da Vinci’s mother.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Under a new board majority picked by President Joe Biden, the nation’s largest public utility on Thursday reacted to a drumbeat of concerns about not meeting the Biden administration’s own power sector climate change goals by announcing a new study of clean energy adoption op
Visitors to one of Florence’s most iconic monuments are getting a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see its ceiling mosaics up close thanks to an innovative approach to a planned restoration effort.
Gucci returns to the Milan menswear runway with the brand’s first collection since Alessandro Michele stepped down as creative director.
PARIS (AP) — Italy will host the start of the Tour de France for the first time in 2024.

Race organizers confirmed on Wednesday that the “grand départ” will take place on June 29 from Florence to Rimini to mark 100 years since Ottavio Bottecchia became the first Italian rider to win the Tour.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz scored 22 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, Jacari Lane added a career-high 19 points and North Alabama beat Ole Miss 66-65 on Tuesday for the program’s first victory over an SEC opponent.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A Japanese company said it plans to build batteries for electric BMW vehicles at a new plant in South Carolina, spending $810 million on a facility that could have up to 1,170 workers.

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Alma Bryant 63, Chickasaw 46

Ariton 57, Daleville 50

Abbeville 48, Eufaula 37

Alma Bryant 76, Chickasaw 17

Athens 66, Ardmore 31

Buckhorn 58, Lee-Huntsville 51

A.L. Johnson 59, Choctaw County 35

Abbeville 52, Dothan 39

Belgreen 56, Red Bay 53

Albertville 66, Boaz 60

Alma Bryant 48, Baldwin County 37

Blount 62, LeFlore 51

Bullock County 36, Barbour County 26
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy has made two changes to the team to face South Africa on Saturday following the historic victory over Australia.
An Arizona man convicted of murdering two people in 1980 was put to death Wednesday in the state’s third execution since officials started carrying out the death penalty in May after a nearly eight-year hiatus.

Abbeville 56, Pike Liberal Arts 15

Athens 63, Ardmore 21

Albertville 63, Sardis 61

American Christian Academy 85, Brookwood 75

Cordova 50, Cold Springs 44

Brilliant 70, Phillips-Bear Creek 40

Chilton County 62, Billingsley 31

Cold Springs 60, Cordova 25
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz scored 21 points as North Alabama beat Blue Mountain of Mississippi 100-60 on Monday night.
Restorers in the Italian city of Florence have begun a six-month project to clean and digitally unveil a long-censored nude by Artemisia Gentileschi.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw for a touchdown and ran for another to help Tennessee Tech beat North Alabama 35-27 on Saturday night.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Italy ended 49 years of hurt from Australia by upending the Wallabies 28-27 for the first time in test rugby on Saturday.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Prop Allan Alaalatoa is the new captain of a cleaned-out Australia side playing Italy in Florence on Saturday after their narrow loss to France.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Mike DiLiello threw three touchdown passes and Austin Peay held off North Alabama 38-35 on Saturday night.

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