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  • Nelson Mandela: Hollywood Remembers Its Fallen Friend

    Nelson Mandela's passing today at the age of 95 had a strong impact on Hollywood. While the South African politician and revolutionary leader has been depicted in films such as the upcoming TWC biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," he also partnered...
  • Bits & Pieces: Assault charge dropped, but football fight still casts shadow

    This is what is commonly called a no-win situation. A fight at a football game on Sept. 21 between Mt. Hebron and Centennial resulted in the following: two coaches and four players ejected from the game. A Centennial player sustained a broken wrist and...
  • John Rivers bringing taste of new concept The COOP to Oct. 5 Jack in the Park

    John Rivers bringing taste of new concept The COOP to Oct. 5 Jack in the Park
    4 Rivers Smokehouse chef-owner John Rivers will be offering samples of chicken and waffles a signature menu item from his new concept The COOP Oct. 5 at Jack in the Park, a benefit the Special Olympics of Florida. This will be the first public sampling...
  • DUI crash cut short Special Olympian's life

    DUI crash cut short Special Olympian's life
    For a developmentally disabled man of 55, Bobby Stout lived the good life. He had two jobs: one cleaning and another washing dishes at a neighborhood tavern. He played in Special Olympics in three sports year-round. He lived independently in an...
  • Disabilities Awareness Day at the Elkhart Co. 4-H Fair

    Disabilities Awareness Day at the Elkhart Co. 4-H Fair
    GOSHEN – It's mid July, and in our area, that means one thing – the Elkhart County 4-H Fair! WSBT stopped at the fairgrounds on Monday, and we weren't the only ones. Thousands flocked to Goshen for the fair events, and it was a special day...
  • K-State's Collin Klein named Big 12 Athlete of the Year

    K-State's Collin Klein named Big 12 Athlete of the Year
    Kansas State's Collin Klein was awarded for one of the greatest seasons in Wildcat history Thursday as the record-setting quarterback was named the Big 12 Athlete of the Year Thursday, the conference office has announced.   Klein ended his career as the...
  • 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...
  • John and Yoko, Elvis, Aretha on 'A Very Special Christmas: Icon' CD

    The 2013 edition of “A Very Special Christmas” albums benefiting the Special Olympics puts the focus on superstar names, with a roundup of holiday songs from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Sting and Tom Petty and the...
  • Professional, Amateur, Charity Golf Schedules For 2013

       CCGA May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
  • UMBC grad Cook signs pro contract in Bosnia

    Basketball UMBC grad Cook signs pro contract in Bosnia Former UMBC guard Ryan Cook (St. Vincent Pallotti) has signed a professional contract with OKK Sloboda Tuzla in the Bosnian Liga I in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the school. Cook finished...
  • Charitable plaque commemorates Joe Paterno's 'final message' to his team

     
    Two former Penn State football players have developed a plaque commemorating Joe Paterno's final words to the team and are selling it as part of a charitable enterprise. Image from paternoplaques.com Andrew Pitz and Evan Lewis, both of whom went......