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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Joc Pederson just might be what the Dodgers need for final push

    The Dodgers' future swaggered into the starting lineup at Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night, just in time to push aside ... the Dodgers' future? Joc Pederson was in, Yasiel Puig was out. And if you think you're confused, how about poor Queen Latifah, who...
  • Hersey starts football team for students with disabilities

     Hersey starts football team for students with disabilities
    Of all the high school sports stars, it's the girls who dominate on the new suburban flag football team for students with disabilities. "They are some of our best players," said Joe Pardun, John Hersey High School's varsity football coach who is also...
  • For the record

    Smart phones: An article in the LATExtra section on Aug. 26 about a new law requiring "kill switches" on cellphones said it applies to devices made in California. The new law applies to phones sold in California. Airplane pull: A caption with a...
  • Ray Allen Gets Huskies Started; First Night Oct. 17 ... A few UConn Notes

    A few nuts and bolts as the Huskies complete their first week of classes.... The championship defense reached another check point on Sunday night, when players gathered on the eve of the first day of classes. This was always one of Jim Calhoun’...
  • UConn Men's Basketball: Conference Schedule Starts At Home Vs. Temple Dec. 31

    UConn, defending its fourth national championship, will get a head start on March Madness. The end of its 2014-15 regular season is filled with important American Athletic Conference matchups, including two showdowns each with Larry Brown and Southern...
  • Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events
    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...
  • 'Dream Ride' Fundraising Motorcycle Event Comes To Farmington

    FARMINGTON — Hundreds of motorcyclists from 12 states and three countries will arrive in town this weekend to celebrate The Dream Ride, a national event to raise money for Special Olympics. It's the 14th annual event, said Debbie Horne, a...
  • Glastonbury Police Officers Assocation To Hold Annual Car Show

    Glastonbury Police Officers Assocation To Hold Annual Car Show
    GLASTONBURY — The Glastonbury Police Officers Association will be hosting its annual car show on September 28. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverfront Community Center located at 300 Welles St. All vehicle styles and years...
  • Emanuel calls on Chicagoans to push Fallon on 'Tonight Show' visit

    Emanuel calls on Chicagoans to push Fallon on 'Tonight Show' visit
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on Chicagoans to push Jimmy Fallon to bring "The Tonight Show" to Chicago following an on-air pledge the TV funnyman made to the mayor to do so if the city's kids read more than 2.4 million books this summer. "If you...
  • Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team

    Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team
    Two days after announcing that running back Adrian Peterson could return to practice following his indictment last week on a felony child-abuse charge, the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/...
  • Plane Pull event to benefit Special Olympics

    Some people pour buckets of ice water over their heads for a good cause. Others drag a 180,000-pound airplane with a thick rope, tug-of-war style, for another worthy cause — to raise money for Special Olympics. The 6th Annual Plane Pull to benefit...