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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: Artists, Elvis Presley
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: Multi-Sport Events, Bill Willis, 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...
Ten outstanding volunteers from Costa Mesa and Newport Beach were honored last Friday at the Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon. American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 Commander Jess Lawson was nominated by 3rd Vice Commander Ken...
Three Pompano Beach student athletes received Sun Sentinel All-County Honors in their respective sports. Erin Sundook, a junior at Pompano Beach High School was recognized for her athletic prowesses in the sport of softball while her senior counterparts...
Friday: Cubs President Theo Epstein, baseball writer Peter Gammons and Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper will headline the 2nd Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit at 7 p.m. at Metro. Tickets are $50 at metrochicago.com. June 24-28: Registration is open for...
More than 1,200 athletes assembled on the campus of Towson University recently for the 43rd Annual Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games. The three days of competition included events in aquatics, bocce, cheerleading, softball and track and field, making...
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