On April 26, the cities of Florence and Chicago signed an accord that makes them ‘sister cities,' a partnership to further economic development, education, art, culture and more in both municipalities. The agreement came about through a program called Chicago Sister Cities, aimed at developing international partnerships.
A boom in Tuscany's population of young athletes has sports authorities enthusiastic but puzzled. While athletic participation among women and young girls is growing rapidly, participation by adolescents and males is on the decline.
An analysis of memberships conducted in 2009 by the regional committee of the