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  • Dedicated soles: Firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Dedicated soles: Firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for Muscular Dystrophy Association
    Waukegan firefighters welcomed a "Boot Buddy" to the department's main fire station Tuesday afternoon as they get ready to raise money with their annual "Fill the Boot" drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
  • As disability law milestone approaches, challenges remain

    Ash Brittenham was nearly halfway across Main Street in his motorized wheelchair when a large delivery truck that had stopped in front of the hardware store backed up and blocked Brittenham's only path to the sloped curb cut up to the opposite sidewalk....

    Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time

    Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time
    Getting panhandlers off the streets is the goal, but tossing them in jail isn't necessarily the answer. That was the message Tuesday from Palm Beach County commissioners, who moved ahead with a proposed ban to keep panhandlers and others off the roads,...

    Shane Burcaw: We need a volcano for Laughing At My Nightmare 5K

    You would be amazed by how much "stuff" is required for a person with my disease to live a comfortable life. Throughout my 22 years, I've become a "stuff" expert, starting with the very first wheelchair I got at the age of 3. Next came the stander, a...

    Motorcyclists gearing up for 'Ride for Life'

    Motorcyclists gearing up for 'Ride for Life'
    Hundreds of motorcyclists will be riding to the Poconos in early May for a good cause. The 28th annual Ride for Life will be held May 1-3 at Camelback Resort in Tannersville, Monroe County. The weekend long event is designed to raise money for...