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The Huntington Beach Lions Club donated the money it raised from selling fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday to nonprofits in the city. The club gave $5,000 each to the Huntington Beach Therapeutic Riding Center and Huntington Beach Boy Scout...
Austin Wenger is graduating high school with a basketball scholarship to Colorado Christian University, but when he was growing up, athletics looked like they might be out of the picture. The 18-year-old was born with dyslexia, and a doctor advised his...
Tags: High School Sports, Sports
Add three concerts, a ballet performance and a new party for an autism group to the traditional Memorial Day salutes to veterans in the city and county. Organizers are counting on families sticking around for the long weekend instead of getting out of...
Regarding your article about the teen girl accused of plotting her father's murder with her boyfriend ("Troubled child on a dark path," May 19), I found the article filled with misleading information and misinformation. First, the article tells us she...
Tags: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Family, Ellicott City, Health
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Tags: Gaming, Mental Health, Witnesses, Electronics, James B. Kraft
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
Tribune reporterThe Chicago Teachers Union's decision to go to court to try to stop the city from closing 53 elementary schools, while not unexpected, makes clear that the Board of Education's vote on the proposal next week will not put an end to the controversy. The...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSt. Maria Goretti outdoor track and cross country coach Mike Spinnler took the podium at Tuesday’s 32nd True Grit Awards banquet like a minister in front of his congregation. The keynote speaker of the awards spoke of 2011 keynote speaker Susan...
Tags: Sports, Soccer, Dyslexia, Lifestyle and Leisure, Baseball
South Florida nonprofit JAFCO is building a $12 million center in Sunrise to start offering services for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The center is slated to open in October and serve more than 500 families annually....
email@example.comMissouri education officials are investigating one Ozarks high school after a parent accuses them of violating state testing protocols. When he's in the dugout, Justin Powers feels like he's one of the guys, which is refreshing for him. Normally, he...
Tags: High Schools, Schools
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Aug 15, 2012 |Story| HB Independent
Jun 10, 2010 |Story| HB Independent
May 22, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 21, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 18, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 14, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 7, 2013 |Story| KSPR-TV
May 7, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
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