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By Karen Zapf A former borough councilman has started a nonprofit group aimed at renovating properties and redeveloping others. Orelio "Rollo" Vecchio, who was a member of council for 28 years until losing re-election last year, has formed the East Suburban New Life Development Corp.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Six Pitcairn Island men convicted of raping and assaulting women and underage girls on the island have failed in another attempt to appeal against their convictions, according to a judgment issued on Thursday.
The Fourspot butterflyfish, Chaetodon quadrimaculatus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Pacific Ocean from the Ryukyus, Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands and Taiwan to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Pitcairn islands, south to the Samoan and Austral Islands and the Marianas and Marshall Islands in Micronesia, at depths down to 49.21 ft (15 m). Its length is up to 6.30 in (16 cm). The Fourspot butterflyfish is found almost exclusively on exposed seaward reefs, and feeds...