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  • Beauty Happy Hour at Bloomies Aventura

    Beauty Happy Hour at Bloomies Aventura
    Need a little beautification before going out? Then stop by the "Beauty Happy Hour" at Bloomingdale's in Aventura Mall on Thursday, Jan. 24 between 5 and 8 p.m. Blo Blow Dry Bar Midtown will be in the Cosmetics department giving out touch-ups...
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment

    Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment
    Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management. Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
  • St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop

    St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop
    So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend. A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
  • Glendale police attend autism workshop

    After several challenging encounters with people with autism, Glendale police officers are learning to identify symptoms of the disorder and diffuse tense situations involving autistic people. About 18 months ago, officers responding to a robbery call...
  • Building awareness of autism's growth

    Thank you for the front-page story covering the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event (“Concerned about the danger, but still walking,” April 21). In 2002 I was one of a small group of volunteer parents who had this idea of putting on a walk to...
  • Kobe Bryant accessorizes with crutches at 'An Unforgettable Evening'

    Kobe Bryant accessorizes with crutches at 'An Unforgettable Evening'
    Kobe Bryant looked dapper in his tux Thursday night at "An Unforgettable Evening" in L.A.  He had to accessorize with crutches, thanks to the torn Achilles that knocked him out of the NBA playoffs, but he seemed to take it in stride as he posed with...
  • Children's Theatre and Redmoon present first autism-friendly show

    Children's Theatre and Redmoon present first autism-friendly show
    Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the shore, If you see a lion there, Don't forget to roar. This unconventional take on a very familiar song is what parents and their children (grandparents too) heard as they strolled into the lobby of the Ruth...
  • Denny Hamlin wins second straight pole at the Monster Mile; Bowyer starts 15th

    Denny Hamlin wins second straight pole at the Monster Mile; Bowyer starts 15th
    A broken back hasn't slowed Denny Hamlin down, as his competitors in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series learned once again during Friday's qualifying session for Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway. Sidelined for five...
  • Stewart wins Cup race at Dover; Bowyer 6th, up to 3rd in points

    Stewart wins Cup race at Dover; Bowyer 6th, up to 3rd in points
    A penalty to Jimmie Johnson was all Tony Stewart needed to break out of a four-month slump.   After Johnson was assessed a drive-through penalty for jumping the final restart -- a sanction Johnson protested vehemently -- Stewart passed Juan Pablo...
  • Understanding autism -- Mike Royko's son updates his family's experience with its 'greatest tragedy'

     
    (Photo taken by Brad Schade) David and Karen Royko had many advantages, including a steady income, health insurance, a helpful school district and supportive parents. But the cost of dealing with their son Ben's severe autism pushed them into bankruptcy.....