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Autism advocacy organizaion analyzes new study

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:19
Two new studies on Autism have been released. Channel 4's Kent Justice joins us with analysis from the Autism advocacy organization, Autism Speaks.
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CDC Says Autism Reported In Children Continues To Increase

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:18
New figures estimate one in every 68 children have autism spectrum disorder in the U.S., up 30 percent over the last few years.
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Chamber foundation hands out $90,000

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:17
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation brought nearly two dozen local charitable organizations together today and handed them checks totaling more than $90,000.
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The past six years it has been 1 in 88 children.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:09
The new numbers show almost every grade in every elementary school in the U.S. has at least one child with autism.
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10 Things to Know for Friday

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:03
Actors Russell Crowe, left, and Jennifer Connelly pose with director Darren Aronofsky at the premiere of "Noah," at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in New York.
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Federal court upholds Texas abortion limits; U.S. government says autism up 30 percent; Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:58
Federal court upholds Texas abortion limits; U.S. government says autism up 30 percent; Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care FILE - In this July 18, 2013 file photo abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the Capitol auditorium in Austin, Texas, after Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping abortion restrictions that forced the closure ... (more)
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Area happenings

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:47
BITES AND BLUES opens up the Toast to the Coast Restaurant Week in Morehead City from 5 to 8 p.m. March 29 sampling appetizers from 17 participating restaurants.
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One in 68 kids has autism: US study

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:44
Filepic of school children carry placards as they participate in the Autism Awareness Walk 2013 at India Gate in New Delhi on April 9, 2013.
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30 per cent increase in autism in US children: health officials

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:35
There has been a 30 per cent increase in the number of US children with autism in just two years, US health officials say, but experts say the rise may simply reflect better recognition and diagnosis of the order.
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CDC: Autism Numbers Increasing, Highest Among Boys

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:29
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting that the prevalence of autism is now 1 in 68 children.
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Seattle is Spring Cleaning Their Closets for Northwest Center

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:28
The additional funding from our clothing donation program will make a significant impact on the lives of our children, our teachers and the families we serve - we are so thankful for the support of the entire community.
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Can You Help?: Jack Schroeder

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:00
On March 29, the Niagara Falls Police Department and Niagara Falls Fire Department will play a benefit hockey game for Jack Schroeder, whose family is raising money for a diabetic alert dog.
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Play to speak a Motherhood Out Loud'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:30
A mother with a daughter adopted from China, a wakeful newborn, a son on the autism spectrum, a son serving in Afghanistan ... mothers take the stage tonight.
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Bottom Line

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:13
The University of New Mexico has signed up one of K Street's appropriations masters.
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Tired? Angry? Your car knows how you feel

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:12
PSA Peugeot Citroen has teamed up with EPFL to develop an emotion detection system designed to recognize signs of irritation and fatigue in a driver's facial expressions Ever experienced road rage? Someone cuts you off while you're trying to merge and next thing you know you're tailgating them like a NASCAR driver at Fontana trying to get a ... (more)
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Pacquiao: I'm Hungry To Give Bradley His First Loss

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:44
Manny Pacquiao: My motivation is the same now as it was when I started my boxing career.
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Play your way: a CDM autism event

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:38
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, CA. is hosting a special event designed for children with autism, age 2-15, and their families.
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Burnaby autism organization receives grant

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:36
Autism Community Training in Burnaby has received $25,000 from Autism Speaks Canada to produce a new chapter, "Navigating the B.C. Employment Maze," in its Autism Manual for BC.
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American Dreamer

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:58
Dave Hause looks like your prototypical a throwback rockabilly punk: tattoos a plastered across most of his body, a greased-back coiffure, Wayfarers, fitted plaid shirts.
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Avonte Oquendo's brother Danny thanks New Yorkers for 'coming together when it matters most'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:48
Beach bums! Caroline Kennedy takes a break from Ambassador duties and visits a nude beach in St Barts with her husband and three children Selfies almost killed me: Schoolboy who took 200 photos of himself every day because he wanted perfection describes how addiction drove him to attempt suicide The angelic schoolgirl who grew up to 'kill a ... (more)
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