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Good Writing: Chourmo

The following passage is from Jean-Claude Izzo’s Chourmo, the second installment in the acclaimed Marseilles trilogy- a vibrant and aching tribute to his home city. 185 more words

At the Gare St. Charles in Marseilles, France

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It occurred to her that spending the night alone at the Marseilles train station was not a great idea.  There were no accommodations for sleeping.  747 more words


Marseilles Continue Winning Streak

After just beating St Etienne 2-1 Marseilles now have an amazing 5 point breakaway from defending champions Paris Saint-Germain in the Ligue 1. PSG have not had the best start to the season, having drawn 5 of their 8 games played. 12 more words


Hatem Ben Arfa: The Mercurial Misfit

As Alan Pardew’s mire deepens, as each limb is sucked down into the sticky, black tar pit, the relentless croaking that surrounds him during his final moments comes from the scores of furious magpies that encircle his treacly grave, perched on spidery branches. 1,046 more words


abandoned 5

I can’t look at an abandoned building without thinking about people. A team of masons helped construct this building. Electricians and carpenters also had a hand in construction. 19 more words

Black And White

Morris man injured during I-80 accident

Road construction began this week on Interstate 80 between Marseilles and Ottawa and already there was a crash.

Kenneth Mack of Morris was injured after police say he hit the semi trailer ahead of him Friday afternoon. 45 more words