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The Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach will hold a fundraiser at Mama's on 39 to benefit the all-volunteer organization. The group offers riding opportunities to people with disabilities and is housed in the Huntington Beach Central Park...
If Patrick Tucker gets elected to the Fountain Valley City Council this year, he'll have an anonymous janitor somewhere to thank. The vice president of operations for Allen Tire Co., who started his career at a tire store in Florida, decided to...
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: The Newland House, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, hosts a Christmas Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. Come learn about the Victorian Christmas and enjoy the decorations at the historic home. Admission is free and Santa Claus will be...
The Special Olympic's State Summer Games at Disney's ESPN complex will wrap up today with closing ceremonies and a victory dance starting at 8 p.m. Thousands of people are expected to flock to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to watch and compete in...
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The Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run, involving officers from more than 300 agencies, is nearing the end of a 1,500-mile journey. The torch made its way through Lake County late last month. Among those who carried the torch was Clermont police Chief...
I was surprised not long ago to discover someone had mailed me an envelope packed with photos. When I spilled them out, I discovered they all were pictures of friendly pit bulls. They were sleeping with cats, cuddling with kids, clowning with their...
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Lehigh Valley Heath Network Marathon for Via. Runner's World Half-marathon. 10K Torch Run for Special Olympics. PeepsFest 5K. In recent years, Bethlehem is developing a reputation as the city of races as tens of thousands of runners canter through its...
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, California's most, ah, colorful former first couple, were back in the news last week. Using his own life as an example of the American Dream, Schwarzenegger argued for immigration reform during a panel...
The R-word hurts, and not only when directed at a person with a disability. It hurts that person's friends and family and can damage community spirit if enough people are excluded, hurt and demoralized. Rally for Respect, on the entrance steps of...
Tags: Education, Teaching and Learning, Students
Letter writer Gary Bohlke suggests that Coppin State University has failed and should be closed ("Admit Coppin is a failed institution and close it," May 7). I disagree strongly. The outreach programs at Coppin State receive high marks. As a current...
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Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 125 to our projected No. 1 team. Today at No....
The annual Special Olympics Torch Run recently made its way through Broward County as various law enforcement agencies mobilized for this popular benefit cause. The statewide run is a 1,500-mile relay event through 66 counties. It wraps up on May 17 at...
Tags: Law Enforcement, Roman Catholicism, Laws, Christianity, Karate
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