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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics Indiana say a new partnership should create new learning experiences for athletes from both groups. The IHSAA said Monday the partnership originated with its...
A proposed Elkhart City Council ordinance has some non-profits concerned. The ordinance would have banned groups from trying to get donations at busy intersections, but after hearing from the public and local businesses, city council members decided...
Tags: Human Interest
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A group that advocates for gay youth is one of nearly three dozen organizations that would have to pull their specialty license plates off the market under legislation approved by an Indiana House panel Wednesday. The House...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNotre Dame's Sean Lorenz has plenty of things to keep him busy. The defenseman has been a four-year starter for the Irish hockey team, adding the co-captaincy to his responsibilities this season. And he's a finance major in the Mendoza College of...
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of Elvis Presley fans are expected to gather in northern Indiana to remember the late rock n' roll icon. The 19th annual Elvis FANtasy Fest will be held in Portage Oct. 14-16. Event general chairman Kay Lipps tells The...
Tags: Elvis Presley, Artists
EDWARDSBURG -- How pleasant was Pleasant Lake Saturday? Apparently, not very, although it depended on which polar bear was doing the talking in the wake of the inaugural local Polar Bear Plunge and Chameleon Experience. "Perfect!" shouted Barb Brown,...
Tags: Bill Willis, Multi-Sport Events, Sports
EDWARDSBURG — Polar bears are rare in this area but several are expected Saturday at Pleasant Lake for what’s billed as a Polar Plunge and Chameleon Experience. A fundraiser for Area 17 (Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties) Special...
Tags: Multi-Sport Events, Sports
The Special Olympics World Summer Games will kick off in Athens Greece on June 24. One of Michiana's very own athletes will be there, representing Team USA. One day, the phone rang. It was the call Katie Williams had been waiting for for the longest...
StatewideMohegan Sun will host its Third Annual Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut on Thursday, July 18. Participants will enjoy an awesome view from 34 floors up and the thrill of rappelling down the side of Mohegan Sun to benefit local...
Irrelevant Week might want to change its name to "A Couple of Irrelevant Days" in Newport Beach. The event that celebrates the last player selected in the NFL Draft seems to get shorter every year. Don't blame the organizers, Paul Salata and his...
The Hartford CourantTravelers Championship tournament director Nathan Grube is allowed to smile. The PGA Tour event June 20-23 has a quality field, especially considering it's the week after the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. The Travelers Championship has...
The recent articles that appeared in the paper regarding Unified Sports were terrific [June 2, Page 1, "Unified In Sports, And In Spirit"]. As the former assistant executive director for elementary and middle schools at the Connecticut Association of...
Tags: Schools, Middle Schools
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