| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid.
“Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Freedom junior Ian Soules has qualified to swim at the 2014 Special Olympics National Championships in Princeton, N.J., next June.
Soules, who has autism, has a history of success in high school and Special Olympics.
He competed in district and Metro...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
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....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
— To illustrate a different way of thinking for Western Michigan football, P.J. Fleck walked across hot coals in a YouTube video.
To build tighter bonds at a program he envisions becoming the Boise State of the Midwest, Fleck and his assistants...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a sad yet rocking occasion, as The Difference played its final two shows at the Musikfest Café in Bethlehem’s ArtsQuest Center on Sunday....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:53 AM
More than 400 athletes will compete in the Kansas Special Olympics State Competition in Wichita this weekend.
A golf tournament starts at 5:30 Friday night at the Sierra Hills Golf Club.
A softball tournament will be Saturday and Sunday at Two...