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Special Olympics

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  • Shriver jumps ahead of Kuehl in campaign money, reports show

    Shriver jumps ahead of Kuehl in campaign money, reports show
    Thanks to a wide swath of contributors and a sizable chunk from his own pocket, Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has jumped ahead of rival Sheila Kuehl in putting together campaign cash for the race to replace incumbent Zev...
  • Beloved St. Cloud police captain loses fight against Stage 4 liver cancer

    Beloved St. Cloud police captain loses fight against Stage 4 liver cancer
    St. Cloud Capt. Boyd Graham, a military veteran and longtime law-enforcement officer, lost his battle against liver cancer Friday morning. Graham, 47, was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in March and retired August 7 because of his illness....
  • Knights have successful season in classroom, too

    Knights have successful season in classroom, too
    I remember when UCF was for selected for a bowl game for the first time in 2005. I am the guy who reports graduation rates and academic progress rates for all the bowl bound teams each year. I felt badly that I had to report that year that UCF had the...
  • Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27, $100,000 donated to nonprofits

    Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27,  $100,000 donated to nonprofits
    RDV Food Truck Fridays will end Dec. 27. For nearly two years, the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. gathering at the RDV Sportsplex parking lot in Maitland has donated $100,000 to local nonprofits.  There have been 89 events with up to 15 trucks participating week. In...
  • Restaurants raise funds for Special Olympics at Winter Park's Jack in the Park Oct. 5

    Restaurants raise funds for Special Olympics at Winter Park's Jack in the Park Oct. 5
    Jack in the Park an Oct. 5 event in Winter Park's Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center is a culinary event that benefits Special Olympics Florida athletes. The evening mixes food from 17 Central Florida restaurants with libations, music, raffles, auctions and...
  • What's best: Vote for your favorite career sites

    The Golden Globes are behind us and the Academy Awards lie ahead, which brings me to this question: Which websites would you like to see walk away winners in the About.com Job Search Readers' Choice Awards 2013? Alison Doyle, About.com's job searching...
  • Chicago Marathon dining

    Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points. O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
  • Baseball: West Ranch players make a difference in their community

    A group of West Ranch baseball players decided to try to make a difference in their community. The four team captains -- Chase Malynn, Ryan Vergara, Jake Spurlin and Addison Jackson -- helped form the West Ranch Action Team last year. They have been...
  • Plunge like a polar bear — again [Letter]

    Plunge like a polar bear — again [Letter]
    On Saturday, Jan. 25, Special Olympics Maryland, in consultation with the Maryland State Police, the Maryland Park Service and Natural Resources Police, canceled the MSP Polar Bear Plunge due to a combination of extreme conditions at Sandy Point State...
  • This weekend: Bands, Brew at SeaWorld, Polar Plunge at Aquatica, buckyballs at science center, free admission at Bok, more

    This weekend: Bands, Brew at SeaWorld, Polar Plunge at Aquatica, buckyballs at science center, free admission at Bok, more
    Let's go ahead and use positive thinking and assuming that the weather is about to get better. Here are some happenings at area theme parks and attractions to take in before you settle into Super Bowl mode. + As scheduled, SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ...
  • Bios of the LV football scholar-athletes to be honored March 2 at Northampton Community Center

     
    Bios of the area's scholar-athletes to be honored on March 2 at the annual National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter Dinner, which will feature Lehigh coach Andy Coen as the main speaker and will be held at the...