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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Virgen: Donahue & Robinson co-chairs for Special Olympics charity event

    Virgen: Donahue & Robinson co-chairs for Special Olympics charity event
    What do you think? Is Orange County an area dominated by USC fans? Or are there more UCLA fans than Trojans in the OC? Go to any Orange County bar during the fall for football or drive through most Orange County neighborhoods and you'll see plenty of...
  • Lake Zurich resident named Special Olympics Illinois' top volunteer

    Lake Zurich resident named Special Olympics Illinois' top volunteer
    At age 19, Ali Thompson has been volunteering for a decade. She started volunteering with her dad at Special Olympics Illinois when she was 9, when her eldest fraternal triplet Dylan began competing. Then last year, her nomination was chosen out of 12...
  • Community news for South Windsor edition

    South Windsor Boy Scout earns Eagle SOUTH WINDSOR - John Lacy of South Windsor recently attained the rank of Eagle in Troop 880. John's Eagle Project was done at Major Donnelly Reserve in South Windsor. His Eagle Project consisted of removing...
  • Worth Noting: Bag up some food and stuff-a-truck on Saturday

    Worth Noting: Bag up some food and stuff-a-truck on Saturday
    Stuff-A-Truck The Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce and Melvin Motors are sponsoring a Stuff-A-Truck event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Kenhill Center, 2614 Kenhill Drive. Donations will benefit the Bowie Food Pantry which serves an average of...
  • Woycik: Grieving parishioners at Emanuel AME an example for us all

    What wonderful examples the beautiful people from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., are. After witnessing the hateful murders of their loved ones during a church service, their reaction speaks louder than any pastor, priest...
  • Mike Pantelides: Mids' efforts do a lot for Annapolis

    Mike Pantelides: Mids' efforts do a lot for Annapolis
    With the Naval Academy Class of 2015 graduation just completed and Induction Day for the Class of 2019 coming up on July 1, I wanted to pause and offer my sincere thanks for the meaningful difference past midshipmen have made, and the upcoming class...
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  • Chicago Heights detective takes on challenging new role

    Chicago Heights detective takes on challenging new role
    Ryan Fitzgibbons doesn't mind plunging into icy waters or climbing to the roof of a building in the line of duty. And that's on top of her regular police work. It's all part of the job for Fitzgibbons, a 29-year-old Chicago Heights Police Department...
  • A dad shares lessons learned the hard way with son, and Dodgers benefit

    A dad shares lessons learned the hard way with son, and Dodgers benefit
    He loved the Dodgers, but they never loved him back. Stu Pederson toiled through their minor league system for seven years, yet wore a Dodgers uniform for only eight major-league games. He came to the plate just five times. He never got a hit. He...
  • Pain proves a good motivator for Michael Phelps

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Michael Phelps has had enough of losing in his comeback to reach the 2016 Olympics. "I'm sick and tired of just getting whooped," Phelps said Thursday at the Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara. Phelps, 29, returned to swimming...
  • Father's Day: The special dads of special needs kids

    Father's Day: The special dads of special needs kids
    When Melissa Reyes walked past the bathroom in her family's Cedar Lake home, she paused to watch and admire her husband, Rob, shaving the legs of Claire, their 15-year-old autistic daughter. "He was trying to give me a break," Melissa told me on Mother'...