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Capital and most populous city of the Italian region of Tuscany

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Florence: Capital and most populous city of the Italian region of Tuscany
Florence is a city in central Italy and the capital city of the Tuscany region. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 383,084 inhabitants in 2013, and over 1,520,000 in its metropolitan area.

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As Dorian bears down on North Carolina, residents still face recovery from Florence

Before Dorian, there was Florence. The 2018 hurricane caused historic damages across eastern North Carolina. A year later, the recovery is not over.
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Nature: Tuscan garden

"Sunday Morning" takes us to Villa Le Corti, just outside Florence. Videographer: Mike Hernandez. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
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The royal Corsini estate in Tuscany

The Corsini estate, Villa Le Corti, sits high atop a hillside outside Florence, in the Tuscan wine region of Chianti, on land Principessa Giorgiana Corsini's family has owned since the 1300s. Jane..
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Street signs as art

In Florence even the street signs are pieces of artwork. Playful, funny, irreverent, hundreds of them dot the landscape, thanks to street artist Clet Abraham, a Frenchman who saw an opportunity to do..
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The world's oldest pharmacy

Florence's Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy, which dates back to 1221 when Dominican monks began experimenting with alchemy, is thought to be the oldest apothecary in the world. Rose water? It was invented..
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Florentine artisans: Preserving the traditions of Medici taste

Florence is one of the last cities in the world that still has a thriving culture of artisanship, with historic roots that go back 600 years. Martha Teichner visits with weavers, goldsmiths,..
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Treasures of Florence's Uffizi museum

Seven years before America's Declaration of Independence, the Uffizi opened its doors to the public. Containing perhaps the greatest collection of artwork in the world, including masterpieces by..
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A history of Florence, a Renaissance city

For centuries the Italian city of Florence has been a hub of trade and commerce, and an historic center for art and architecture. Jane Pauley explores Florentine history. (Originally broadcast May 19,..
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Michelangelo's David, a Renaissance masterpiece

Michelangelo's masterpiece, the 17-foot-tall statue of David, stands front-and-center at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence. Jane Pauley reflects on the quintessence of Renaissance art...
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This Week: "A Sunday Morning in Florence" (August 18)

Jane Pauley hosts a special broadcast of the Emmy-winning Sunday morning news program from Tuscany, sharing stories on all things Italian – art and design, traditions and culture, fashion, food,..
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Still-life painting looted by Nazis to return to Florence

A still-life painting by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum which was looted by retreating Nazi troops in World War Two will be returned to Florence, the Italian government said on Saturday.
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On This Day: 24 May 2014

In 2014, Kim Kardashian married Kanye West in Florence, Italy. (May 24)
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Trafficking in art

In Florence the hottest new art pieces are Clet Abraham's doctored street signs – playful, funny and irreverent
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Florence: A history

For centuries the Italian city has been a hub of trade and commerce, and an historic center for art and architecture
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David, the quintessence of Renaissance art

Michelangelo's 17-foot-tall masterpiece stands front-and-center at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence
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"Sunday Morning" theme in Italy

Cellist Christian Grosselfinger performs the "Sunday Morning" fanfare, "Abblasen," on the streets of Florence.
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A "Sunday Morning" sun in Florence

In Florence, Italy, street artist Sonja Samardjieva, from Macedonia, painted the "Sunday Morning" logo near the Piazza della Signoria. Don't miss our special broadcast, "A Sunday Morning in Florence,"..
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Rick Steves: Must-see treasures of Milan, from La Scala to 'The Last Supper'

Milan may be overshadowed by Venice and Florence as a tourist destination, but this modern metropolis has plenty of historic highlights.
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World's first graffiti-busting laser cleans up walls of Florence, Italy

Volunteers with "Angeli del Bello" clean the Ponte Vecchio with a new high-performance laser to erase graffiti on walls and monuments in Florence, Italy. Video provided by AFP
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College student could die because she can't get copies of her medical records

The bankruptcy of Florence and Gilbert hospitals have made it impossible for patients to access their healthcare records.
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80 years later, Florence the fan keeps cheering on Huskers

'They need a lot of cheering': 98-year-old Florence Dalby has been a Nebraska season ticket holder for 80 years
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