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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Learn how Kaká got his name and more about Orlando City's new star

    Learn how Kak&#225 got his name and more about Orlando City's new star
    Brazilian soccer star Kaká will be formally introduced as Orlando City’s first Major League Soccer designated player Tuesday. He has previously won a slew of international soccer honors and will instantly become one of the top 10 players in the...
  • Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday

    Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday
    Anne Arundel County Police participated Tuesday in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, running from Glen Burnie to Annapolis, a distance of about 15 miles. The run helps raise money and awareness for the athletes taking part in...
  • Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine

    Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine
    After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night. Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
  • Hampton's Osborn wins national title in USA Shooting Junior Olympics | Community notebook

    Sarah Osborn of Hampton won another national individual title and was a member of the Patriot Shooting Club team that captured a national championship Friday and Saturday in Camp Perry, Ohio. Osborn, 15, was at her best Friday, topping a field of 221...
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley. Heffner played at Dieruff,...
  • NCL installs board, makes gifts

    NCL installs board, makes gifts
    National Charity League, Inc. Glendale Chapter recently held its annual installation meeting in preparation for the coming year. The event was held at the Thursday Club in La Cañada, where Rose Chan, outgoing president, delivered her final address,...
  • New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics

    New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics
    Gov. Pat Quinn will appear tonight at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Normal to sign a bill creating a special state lottery scratch-off game to benefit the Special Olympics. Senate Bill 219 creates the new $2 "Go for the...
  • Closed-door, last-minute state budget decisions raise concerns

    Assemblyman Jeff Gorell was in his Capitol office Thursday afternoon when a staffer walked in with a list of new proposals that were being wrapped into the state budget. One of the items was $2.7 million for a pool in Calexico, a small city on the...
  • Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook

    Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook
    The Hampton Cup Regatta will celebrate its 89th anniversary when the hydroplane-racing attraction returns to Mill Creek in Hampton from Aug. 1-3. This year’s regatta will serve as host to the Eastern Nationals, with more than 75 hydroplane boats...
  • Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win

     Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win
    In her first game back from a right leg injury, it was clear Sky forward Jessica Breland was testing herself, taking time to ease back into the pace. By the end of overtime Wednesday afternoon, she was controlling that pace. And a simple step-back...
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...