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Daily Herald
Slain Fox Lake officer put his all into the departmentFox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was a longtime veteran Fox Lake police of
Slain Fox Lake officer put his all into the department
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was a longtime veteran Fox Lake police officer whose life was soundly linked to law enforcement. "He was an amazing police officer. His whole life was dedicated to the police department," said McHenry resident... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
True spirit of Special Olympian“It's the biggest award ever.” Most feel it's just an honour to be nominated f
True spirit of Special Olympian
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 4 hours ago
“It's the biggest award ever.” Most feel it's just an honour to be nominated for an award. It's a whole another feeling to receive one. Simcoe's Jason hit the floor when he recently opened an envelope addressed to him from Special Olympics Ontario.... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
State Special Olympics receives $1.5 million gift for new campusJEFFERSON CITY - Special Olympics Missouri received an anonymous gift of $1.5 m
State Special Olympics receives $1.5 million gift for new campus
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY - Special Olympics Missouri received an anonymous gift of $1.5 million for their Training for Life Campus. This is the largest donation made to the 44,000 square foot project which is planned to be built in Jefferson City. "This donor... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Swimmer earns two bronzes at Summer GamesSarah Schmick earned two bronze medals at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games
Swimmer earns two bronzes at Summer Games
Airdrie Echo / Posted 7 hours ago
Sarah Schmick earned two bronze medals at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games in Fort McMurray, Aug. 13-15. The 20-year-old member of Airdrie’s Special Olympics swimming program and Canadian Badlands Aquatics Club participated in several events,... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Airdrie athletes continue to amaze and inspireThank you, Airdrie, for making my job interesting. I’ve been at the Airdrie Ech
Airdrie athletes continue to amaze and inspire
Airdrie Echo / Posted 7 hours ago
Thank you, Airdrie, for making my job interesting. I’ve been at the Airdrie Echo about 85 weeks and haven’t had a dull one yet. There are days when I feel the articles I’ve written are less noteworthy, but we have enough diversity in athletics to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$386 Thousand Paid to Indian Ocean Island Games Medalists As Team Seychelles Is Urged to Use IOG Experience to Better All-Africa Games ResultsBy Julia Malbrook, Gilly Jean and Sharon Uranie Victoria, Seychelles — A total
$386 Thousand Paid to Indian Ocean Island Games Medalists As Team Seychelles Is Urged to Use IOG Experience to Better All-Africa Games Results
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
By Julia Malbrook, Gilly Jean and Sharon Uranie Victoria, Seychelles — A total of 48 Seychellois athletes from 12 sports disciplines will be joining opponents from over 50 African countries to compete in the 2015 All-Africa Games, which starts at... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Connecting The Pieces Community Day to be heldThe Community Day is an event to raise funds and awareness for local autism ser
Connecting The Pieces Community Day to be held
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
The Community Day is an event to raise funds and awareness for local autism services. Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of Lycoming County, as well as local schools and agencies that provide autism services. The event will include... Read more
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WALB Albany
House catches fire on Clinch StreetReed Bingham Park Labor day eventsReed Bingham Park Labor day events The lake
House catches fire on Clinch Street
WALB Albany / Posted 20 hours ago
Reed Bingham Park Labor day eventsReed Bingham Park Labor day events The lake provides multiple recreational uses like fishing Reed Bingham State Park is preparing for a big turnout for Labor Day weekend.The park boasts a 375-acre lake for... Read more
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WALB Albany
Special needs coach is honored for passionate workAn Albany recreation supervisor was honored for his work coaching kids with spe
Special needs coach is honored for passionate work
WALB Albany / Posted 20 hours ago
An Albany recreation supervisor was honored for his work coaching kids with special needs. Morris Hicks received the Special Olympics Georgia Distinguished Service award as Outstanding Coach. He was presented with the award this month at the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Special needs coach is honored for passionate workAn Albany recreation supervisor was honored for his work coaching kids with spe
Special needs coach is honored for passionate work
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 hours ago
An Albany recreation supervisor was honored for his work coaching kids with special needs. Morris Hicks received the Special Olympics Georgia Distinguished Service award as Outstanding Coach. He was presented with the award this month at the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"It's an honor; a great experience:" Special Olympics athletes play flag football game on Lambeau Field's turf!GREEN BAY — At the Green Bay Packers annual Family Night extravaganza, there we
"It's an honor; a great experience:" Special Olympics athletes play flag football game on Lambeau Field's turf!
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 21 hours ago
GREEN BAY — At the Green Bay Packers annual Family Night extravaganza, there were so many special moments. This year, there was one in particular that stood out, well before the Packers practice began, and before the fireworks lit up the sky. “I was... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Building healthy communitiesStatistics from the Department of Mental Health show that out of 600,000 people
Building healthy communities
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
Statistics from the Department of Mental Health show that out of 600,000 people with intellectual disabilities in Thailand, only 40,171 of them, or 6.25%, seek medical care from public hospitals. Children form a large part of this group and this... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Adams County Special Olympics athlete receives 'John Steinour Athlete of the Year Award' From left, Joe and Jean Steinour, parents of John Steinour, stand alongside M
Adams County Special Olympics athlete receives 'John Steinour Athlete of the Year Award'
The Evening Sun / Posted yesterday
From left, Joe and Jean Steinour, parents of John Steinour, stand alongside Matthew Charland. Notre Dame Club President Linda Masenheimer and Wilma Noel were on... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
More than 600 athletes expected for 2015 Special Olympics Illinois Outdoor Sports FestivalDECATUR - More than 650 athletes are scheduled to compete in the 2015 Special O
More than 600 athletes expected for 2015 Special Olympics Illinois Outdoor Sports Festival
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted yesterday
DECATUR - More than 650 athletes are scheduled to compete in the 2015 Special Olympics Illinois Outdoor Sports Festival in Decatur on September 12 and 13. Officials say athletes will participate in slow-pitch softball, tee-ball, golf, softball... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell downplays Summer League struggles, Kobe Bryant tweetWith one click of a button, Lakers rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell made an
Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell downplays Summer League struggles, Kobe Bryant tweet
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
With one click of a button, Lakers rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell made an impassioned fan base more upset than anything regarding his Summer League play. Russell suggested in a tweet nearly two weeks ago that Tracy McGrady is the greatest... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BP Run likely to continue to be an annual affair, says Lau(Second right) Wong, (from left) Kueh, Lau and others flagging off ceremony. —
BP Run likely to continue to be an annual affair, says Lau
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
(Second right) Wong, (from left) Kueh, Lau and others flagging off ceremony. — Photo by Othman Ishak SIBU: The growing number of BP Run participants every year will motivate the organiser to work even harder to ensure the event continues to be an... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
53 years of sporting excellenceAs T&T celebrates 53 years of political Independence, we should remind ourselve
53 years of sporting excellence
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
As T&T celebrates 53 years of political Independence, we should remind ourselves of the outstanding contributions over this period of our sportswomen and sportsmen in their respective sporting disciplines locally, regionally and... Read more
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Deseret News
Damian Lillard finding success with rap ‘hobby’ that formed unbreakable bonds with WSU teammatesOGDEN — Josh Noble reminiscences days where he and his then-college teammate Da
Damian Lillard finding success with rap ‘hobby’ that formed unbreakable bonds with WSU teammates
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
OGDEN — Josh Noble reminiscences days where he and his then-college teammate Damian Lillard would scamper off to their rooms in a Weber State dormitory, lock the doors and write after long days of school and practice. The two (and later fellow guard... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne perform duet together after Tumblr feudSee, we are friends! Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne perform duet on 1989 Tour a
Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne perform duet together after Tumblr feud
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
See, we are friends! Taylor Swift and Avril Lavigne perform duet on 1989 Tour after fans sparked online 'feud' Lavigne, 30, was invited by Swift, 25, to perform her 2002 hit Complicated - much to the raucous delight of fans at the sold out 1989 Tour... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Golf tournamentsWhite Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Sta
Golf tournaments
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
White Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Staff Recognition Committee and White Haven Center AFSCME Local 2334. When: Friday, Sept. 4; 1 p.m. shotgun start. Where: Sand Springs Country Club Cost: $80 per golfer;... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, EDWARD JOSEPH PALLO, Youngstown, OhioYOUNGSTOWN – Edward Joseph Pallo, 78, passed away peacefully, at the home of hi
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, EDWARD JOSEPH PALLO, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN – Edward Joseph Pallo, 78, passed away peacefully, at the home of his daughter, in Columbus on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. He was born on Feb. 22, 1937, in Youngstown, to the late Paul and Anna (Dolenic) Pallo. Nicknamed “The Masher,” he was... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gaston Co. officers, Krispy Kreme raise money for Special...This weekend officers in Gaston County are staking out the roof of a Krispy Kre
Gaston Co. officers, Krispy Kreme raise money for Special...
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
This weekend officers in Gaston County are staking out the roof of a Krispy Kreme to help athletes with special needs. The Gaston County Sheriff’s Office has partnered for the 15th year with Krispy Kreme to raise money for local Special Olympics... Read more
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The Borneo Post
A home run for health, harmony in BP RunSIBU: The Borneo Post (BP) Run is an ideal platform for Sarawakians to indulge
A home run for health, harmony in BP Run
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
SIBU: The Borneo Post (BP) Run is an ideal platform for Sarawakians to indulge in a healthy lifestyle as well as promoting goodwill and racial harmony as it is to be held on Aug 31, National Day. Assistant Minister of Youth Development Datuk Abdul... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
14th annual "Plane Pull" to benefit Special Olympics ININDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 29, 2015) — Thousands took-on a tug-of-war challenge
14th annual "Plane Pull" to benefit Special Olympics IN
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 29, 2015) — Thousands took-on a tug-of-war challenge with an 80 ton aircraft Saturday morning. The 14th annual “Plane Pull” event benefits Special Olympics Indiana. Teams of 20 compete to pull a plane past a certain point... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Simon Turner leads Great Britain Special Olympics basketball squad to Los Angeles goldSimon Turner GB basketball Special Olympics Saturday, August 29, 2015 At the
Simon Turner leads Great Britain Special Olympics basketball squad to Los Angeles gold
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 3 days ago
Simon Turner GB basketball Special Olympics Saturday, August 29, 2015 At the conclusion of Great Britain’s third divisioning game at the Special Olympics World... Read more
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This is West Country
Minehead's Foxes Academy subject of new three-part Channel 5 seriesFOXES ACADEMY in Minehead is the subject of a new Channel 5 documentary series
Minehead's Foxes Academy subject of new three-part Channel 5 series
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
FOXES ACADEMY in Minehead is the subject of a new Channel 5 documentary series which has its first episode on air next Thursday night (September 3) at 10pm. The show, called Special Needs Hotel, will follow the stories of the young staff at the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Volunteers are improving the worldWarren County Civil Air Patrol has openings for senior members interested in ca
Volunteers are improving the world
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Warren County Civil Air Patrol has openings for senior members interested in cadet programs, emergency services and various administrative positions. Civil Air Patrol is an all -volunteer benevolent organization, Congressionaly Chartered in 1944 and... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
'Cop on Top' to benefit Yakima Special Olympics athletesYAKIMA, Wash.-- Friday afternoon several officers were on top of Fred Meyer’s r
'Cop on Top' to benefit Yakima Special Olympics athletes
KIMA Yakima / Posted 3 days ago
YAKIMA, Wash.-- Friday afternoon several officers were on top of Fred Meyer’s roof asking for donations. The annual ‘Cop on Top’ fundraiser raises donations for Special Olympics athletes. The fundraiser benefits over 500 athletes in the Yakima... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Shawn Mullins sings Lawrenceville a “Lullaby”Shawn Mullins and his band of local artists played to a large crowd Friday nigh
Shawn Mullins sings Lawrenceville a “Lullaby”
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 3 days ago
Shawn Mullins and his band of local artists played to a large crowd Friday night on Lawrenceville’s town green as a part of the city’s free summer concert series. (Staff Photo: Danielle Ryan) Shawn Mullins and his band of local artists played to a... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Third annual Dunk-A-Cop offers students chance to meet UPD Casey Smith Published 35 minutes ago Updated 34 minutes ago Senior psycholog
Third annual Dunk-A-Cop offers students chance to meet UPD
Ball State Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Casey Smith Published 35 minutes ago Updated 34 minutes ago Senior psychology major Chyna Spencer presses the button to dunk Police Sergeant Terrell Smith at Dunk-a-Cop on Aug. 28 near the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
YEDI Unveils Goodness, Another BeneficiaryA Non-Governmental Organisation, Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (
YEDI Unveils Goodness, Another Beneficiary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI), has announced that over 50,000 youths have benefited from its Grassroots Soccer programme, a sports-for-development initiative where young people are equipped with... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Popper: Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins always had flairBack in 1979, breakaway rims didn’t exist and there were no rules against rippi
Popper: Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins always had flair
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
Back in 1979, breakaway rims didn’t exist and there were no rules against ripping a rim down or shattering a backboard because, well, no one had ever done it in an NBA game. But Darryl Dawkins wasn’t waiting for someone else to do any of these... Read more
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Mashable
RIP, the Goodyear Blimp. It's going to be a high-tech 'airship' now.What's This?The Goodyear blimp flies over the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Spec
RIP, the Goodyear Blimp. It's going to be a high-tech 'airship' now.
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
What's This?The Goodyear blimp flies over the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Image: Rich Fury/Invision/Associated Press After 14 years floating over sports games and other big events, the... Read more
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The Maui News
Plenty of Cops on TopFirst Photo: The Maui Police Department goes to great heights to support Specia
Plenty of Cops on Top
The Maui News / Posted 4 days ago
First Photo: The Maui Police Department goes to great heights to support Special Olympics Maui on Thursday afternoon on the first day of the annual Cop on Top fundraiser at the Kahului Wal-Mart. From left are officer Kean Uyehara, Sgt. James Terry,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
'Make a Change Day' fundraiser underway: Open the app to see how you can help the Special Olympics.Change to spare? Today is the day to make those extra coins count. The Special
'Make a Change Day' fundraiser underway: Open the app to see how you can help the Special Olympics.
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
Change to spare? Today is the day to make those extra coins count. The Special Olympics office in St. Joseph is collecting spare change for local athletes. Today is Make a Change Day, a fundraising event that benefits the local Special Olympics... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'It shows that I’m doing well': Schooling on popularity in SingaporeSINGAPORE: Since he began his studies in the United States in 2009, swim star J
'It shows that I’m doing well': Schooling on popularity in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Since he began his studies in the United States in 2009, swim star Joseph Schooling usually spends only two weeks out of the year in his native Singapore. His most recent visit was to fulfil his role as an ambassador for the FINA World... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Popper: NBA star Darryl Dawkins always had flairBack in 1979, breakaway rims didn’t exist and there were no rules against rippi
Popper: NBA star Darryl Dawkins always had flair
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
Back in 1979, breakaway rims didn’t exist and there were no rules against ripping a rim down or shattering a backboard because, well, no one had ever done it in an NBA game. But Darryl Dawkins wasn’t waiting for someone else to do any of these... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Hometown Festival has charm of a small-town eventEvery year, Boulder Creek Events calls a local farm with a special request: Lea
Hometown Festival has charm of a small-town event
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Every year, Boulder Creek Events calls a local farm with a special request: Leave the zucchini crop to grow large on the vine — not for eating, but for youngsters to cover in paint and glitter, set atop wheels and race down the Great Zucchini Race... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Hometown Festival has charm of a small-town eventEvery year, Boulder Creek Events calls a local farm with a special request: Lea
Hometown Festival has charm of a small-town event
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
Every year, Boulder Creek Events calls a local farm with a special request: Leave the zucchini crop to grow large on the vine — not for eating, but for youngsters to cover in paint and glitter, set atop wheels and race down the Great Zucchini Race... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It's a question being asked again thi
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It's a question being asked again this summer after Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Beyond the fact that the International Olympic Committee put the biggest event in winter sports in a... Read more
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Forest View Life
WSSRA programs to begin for specal education kids, disabled adults in BerwynRegistration, which ends Sept. 11 for fall programming, is available on a first
WSSRA programs to begin for specal education kids, disabled adults in Berwyn
Forest View Life / Posted 4 days ago
Registration, which ends Sept. 11 for fall programming, is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Families may visit the West Suburban Special Recreation Association’s offices, 2915 Maple St., Franklin Park, to register from 8:30 a.m. to... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Religion briefs (Aug. 28)Courtesy photo In 2009, Lori Dahlstrom saw a need to be of assistance to the C
Religion briefs (Aug. 28)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 4 days ago
Courtesy photo In 2009, Lori Dahlstrom saw a need to be of assistance to the Carmelite nuns to help with renovations to their monastery. She came up with a plan to have an annual rummage sale in August. After six years, people have grown accustomed... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
VolunteerSAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition will offer a special volunteer training progra
Volunteer
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition will offer a special volunteer training program for domestic violence and sexual assault crisis counselors beginning Sept. 14, and The Stroller encourages folks to give their time to this very worthwhile cause. “This... Read more
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Philly.com
O.A.R.LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 26: (L-R) Benj Gershman, Marc Roberge of , Cody Simpson,
O.A.R.
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 26: (L-R) Benj Gershman, Marc Roberge of , Cody Simpson, and Richard On of perform onstage during 'Coca-Cola and ESPN Celebration Of The Human Spirit Of Eunice Kennedy Shriver' at the Special Olympics World Games... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sports Person of the Week - Gerron BrownOur KPLC Sports person of the week is bowling sensation Gerron Brown, though yo
Sports Person of the Week - Gerron Brown
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
Our KPLC Sports person of the week is bowling sensation Gerron Brown, though you may know him by his nickname. "My friends call me G and they call me the MVP," said Brown. And you can't be an MVP without medals. 'G' has 84 gold medals in his 27... Read more
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South Maryland News
United Methodist pastor aims to build church from roots of Agape ClubTheirs is an unconditional, unbiased and unprejudiced love, the Rev. Don Geller
United Methodist pastor aims to build church from roots of Agape Club
South Maryland News / Posted 4 days ago
Theirs is an unconditional, unbiased and unprejudiced love, the Rev. Don Geller said of participants in the Agape Club. Geller and his wife, Cindy Geller, started the Agape Club seven years ago as a way for their son, Gregory Geller, and others with... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian says he can balance work and possible treatmentUSC Coach Steve Sarkisian still isn't offering details about what treatment he
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian says he can balance work and possible treatment
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian still isn't offering details about what treatment he might receive in the wake of his outburst at a campus booster function last weekend, and he hasn't explained how he plans to fit it into his already busy schedule as the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
PHOTOS: The Special Olympics Come To Los Angeles The 2015 Special Olympics Summer Games came to Los Angeles this summer and Th
PHOTOS: The Special Olympics Come To Los Angeles
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 4 days ago
The 2015 Special Olympics Summer Games came to Los Angeles this summer and The Courier was there to snap memories of all the exciting action. All Photos by DAVID BERKE. Submitting Comment Your email... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Young Athletes Program Teaches Kids Valuable SkillsLike many four-year-olds, Zander Blanchard enjoys playing with a ball, scooting
Young Athletes Program Teaches Kids Valuable Skills
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
Like many four-year-olds, Zander Blanchard enjoys playing with a ball, scooting around and simply having fun. Zander is a participant in the young athletes program through the Special Olympics. "He loves it," said Patti Blanchard, Zander's mom. "He... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Darryl Dawkins, The NBA's 'Chocolate Thunder,' Has DiedHis power and talent tested the nuts and bolts of basketball — literally. Darry
Darryl Dawkins, The NBA's 'Chocolate Thunder,' Has Died
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
His power and talent tested the nuts and bolts of basketball — literally. Darryl Dawkins, who became famous for backboard-shattering dunks after he was the first NBA player to skip college altogether, has died at age 58. Lehigh Carbon Community... Read more
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