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Fred Gregg Jr. Award to Rick Honeycutt

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:18
From Dixie Youth Baseball to the Major Leagues, north Georgia native Rick Honeycutt has been a winner on the diamond.
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Scientists discover 'violence gene' that may be linked to ADHD

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 13:12
Together to the end: Husband holds hands with his beloved wife of 60 years for the last time before they die just hours apart Scientology leader's lonely, devoted wife who has not been seen for SEVEN years 'has been banished to secret lair after defying his orders' Michele Bachmann claims Americans won't elect Hillary Clinton president because the ... (more)
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$1.6M Home Being Raffled Off for Charity

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:21
Want to own a $1.6-million home but pay only $150 for it? Someone is going to get that lucky.
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Schizophrenia: Gathering clues to rare gene variants contributing to disease

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 08:31
Schizophrenia has long been known to be highly heritable and is present in approximately 1% of the population.
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Way Forward for art exhibition

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 07:14
The artists have all been supported by the Way Forward Programme, an Island charity that works with people who have physical and learning difficulties.
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Alleged Abuse of Autistic Student

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 07:02
Orange County Unified School District is defending itself against claims of teacher misconduct after the family of an autistic boy says they were devastated to hear their child was restrained for crying.
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Barrington teens help kids in Guatemala

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 07:02
From inspiring fellow students to engage in service to giving new homes to poor families in Guatemala, two Barrington sisters have been spreading a lot of good around the world lately.
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Real' men wax for children with autism

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 06:58
Educate Together National School in Portlaoise are calling on all the 'real' men out there to get their legs out for a charity waxing night in Barmondays on March 1. Children with autism have difficulty with concentration, self-regulation and motor skills, and this room will regulate their senses enough in order to learn and concentrate in a ... (more)
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Hospital For Special Care's Autism Center Adds Youth Psychiatrist

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 06:35
Aguayo will be responsible for seeing children and adolescents in need of medication management, psychiatric interventions and evaluation and ongoing psychiatric therapy, the hospital said.
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Could 'Wolf' mark end of DiCaprio's Oscar drought?

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 06:24
It's afternoon, and a swarm of media outlets is lined up outside, chatting with Oscar contenders after the Academy Awards' annual luncheon for nominees.
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With Tennessee Rep Red in tooth and claw, artistic debate makes for juicy bloodsport

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:13
It's little surprise that Tennessee Repertory Theatre's new production of John Logan's Red represents high-quality work.
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10 things to do with the family

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 05:13
AND then fly it! Wimpole Hall is holding a kite crafting session on Saturday - Mary Poppins would be proud.
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List of toxic chemicals causing dyslexia, ADHD, autism, published by researchers

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 04:51
Researchers have found that side effects from exposure to chemical toxins were passed down through several generations of lab rats.
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Stigma thrives for India's 60 million...

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 04:44
More than 20 families came to Shanti Auluck's home in New Delhi with their sons, keen at first to arrange a marriage with her daughter in an age-old Indian custom.
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Adaptive Sports Foundation Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign to Benefit Wounded Warriors

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:45
It is because of these type of family connections that I feel so strongly about the causes I support, which now includes the Warriors In Motion program.- Franklin Becker Warriors in Motion , run by the Adaptive Sports Foundation is a program that provides Wounded Warriors with the skills needed to live a healthy and fulfilling life, announces an ... (more)
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Survey Commissioned by Special Olympics Suggests Finding Work is...

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:43
A newly released national survey conducted by the Center for Social Development and Education highlights the challenges those with Special Needs face as they try to find employment in the hopes of supporting themselves.
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Pupils boom means major shake-up for city primaries

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:01
If the plans go ahead, Gowanbank and Howford primaries will be merged on a campus with Craigbank Nursery School and St Vincent's Language and Communication Resource.
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Orthopedics Moved From Glen Cove To Syosset

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:00
The orthopedics department of the North Shore Health Care System, which was housed at Glen Cove Hospital, has been relocated to Syosset Hospital, and the hospital has performed more than 116 orthopedic surgeries in the two weeks since it began operating on Feb. 10. Headed by Dr. Eugene Kraus, the orthopedics department occupies the entire west wing ... (more)
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Garden Clippings

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:00
Project Graduation 2014 will hold a Croppin' for Cougars fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the cafeteria of Garden City High School, 6500 Middlebelt.
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Brother-sister connection at same center

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:00
After graduating in May from University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in psychology, Alyssa was inspired to deviate from her plan to find a career in counseling.
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