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Did Gianni Versace know his killer?

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firsdtProduced by Lisa Freed and Marcelena Spencer Gianni Versace, the Italian fashion designer who dressed some of the most famous women in the world, including Princess Diana, was shot dead on the morning of July 15, 1997. The killer walked up, shot him twice execution style, and then walked off, …

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Living on water: Welcome to Freedom Cove

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While many people have made a houseboat their abode, Lee Cowan has found a designing couple who’s taken the idea of waterborne living even further: Wayne Adams rarely sets a foot on dry land … not even when he makes his way home to his wife, Catherine King, because their …

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Viva Vespa!

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When in Amsterdam, do as the Dutch do and ride a bike. When in Rome, on the other hand, do as Seth Doane does:  The best way to see an ancient icon of Italy may be from the back of a far-more-modern one: A Vespa. Annie Ojile is a Minnesota …

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Final Confederate statue taken down in New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city, the Confederate monuments are …

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