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MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking into a 4-inch-wide ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried Thursday to talk a man into releasing a kindergartener and ending a standoff in an underground bunker that stretched into its third day. The man...
WSBT TVSOUTH BEND – A South Bend police officer disciplined for punching an inmate at the St. Joseph County jail is in trouble again. This time, the interim chief is asking the Public Safety Board to fire Patrolman Theo Robert for interfering with an...
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
South Bend TribuneWhen doctors first were coming to grips with the syndrome defined by an unstoppable urge to eat, those whose chromosomes created that urge rarely lived long enough for others to worry about what would happen to them as adults. With slow growth, low...
South Bend TribuneMom beamed proudly as Christen held a sign spelling out her upcoming walk to shed light on homeless military veterans. “This is big,” Eileen Sullivan said in a low tone watching her 14-year-old daughter pose for photos. “This isn&...
Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams. Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
Bus drivers and aides employed by a Baltimore schools contractor say that unsafe conditions such as fires and mold spores are endangering lives and unfair wages are threatening their livelihoods. The grievances were aired Thursday at a rally of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTeachers and graduates exchanged hugs, high-fives and smiles on-stage Wednesday morning as more than 200 people celebrated the graduation of students from the Washington County Job Development Program and Marshall Street School. As each graduate was...
For many of us, there is a sad air of inevitability about the computer problems that caused the recent suspension of implementation of the ISTEP test across Indiana. None of us should be shocked that this has happened. I believe this is the third time...
Tags: Executive Branch, Politics, Mitch Daniels, Government
UK Basketball: Kentucky signee Marcus Lee has a love of graphic design, volleyball; has worked hard to overcome dyslexia and ADHDlarry@amnews.comMarcus Lee is a dynamic basketball player — that’s why he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic along with five other future Wildcats. However, he’s an interesting personality away from basketball,...
Tags: Culture, Arts and Culture, ADHD, Dyslexia, Basketball
ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems. SAP has asked start-up...
Debora Coates-Consugar has a penchant for making math simple and enjoyable for students at Summit School, an Edgewater-based, not-for-profit education center for children with dyslexia and other learning problems. But sometimes the math department...
Tags: Dyslexia, Education, Culture, High Schools, Annapolis
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