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  • Legislature Approves Controversial Jackson Lab Deal

    Legislature Approves Controversial Jackson Lab Deal
    After sharp clashes throughout the day, the state legislature voted Wednesday in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building in...
  • Everyone on their game

    It wasn't too hard to find Kevin Connolly among a handful of NHL players at Sutra in Costa Mesa Saturday night. He was the shortest, but he was also the most prominent celebrity during a charity benefit for Talk About Curing Autism. The actor, best known...
  • Kaspar the friendly robot helps autistic kids

    STEVENAGE, England (AP) — Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other little girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions and physical...
  • Kids are up to challenge

    Kids are up to challenge
    NEWPORT BEACH — Rex Hudler has an energetic personality, so the "Wonder Dog" probably was a good choice for a guest speaker at Newport Beach Little League's opening day. As Hudler arrived at Bonita Canyon Sports Park on Saturday, the voice of...
  • Yoga offers benefits for people with special needs

    Yoga offers benefits for people with special needs
    Erin Feeney capped off her 19th birthday celebration with a huge accomplishment that still makes her smile. For the first time in her life, she was able to blow out her birthday candle. On Nov. 11 last year, when she turned 20, she did it again. "Not...
  • 'Face of the museum' steps down

    On an afternoon last week, Gary Sahagen played a role that he had watched many others play during his decade at the International Surfing Museum. The role of visitor. Sahagen, who joined the museum as a trustee in 2001, stepped down in January from...
  • Florida tech companies carving out personal-safety niche

    Florida tech companies carving out personal-safety niche
    From emergency-response smartphone apps to GPS-based safety-alert systems for seniors on the go, South Florida tech companies have come up with a range of personal safety products that make life easier – and safer. Holly Giuliano often works late...
  • UPDATED: Missing boy found safe in Floyd County

    UPDATED: Missing boy found safe in Floyd County
    UPDATED 8:45 p.m. The Floyd County Sheriff's Department tells News 7 that Benjamin Shue went inside a home in the 200 block of Wildwood Road. That's near the Midway Grocery Store. The home's owners were not there at the time and found him inside...
  • Students tackle community service in different ways

    If they want to move on, they must learn to give. It is a policy in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, and there's no way around it. Students must complete at least 40 hours of community service during their four years of high school to graduate....
  • At White House, Joliet mom calls for state to let more big families adopt children with HIV

    At White House, Joliet mom calls for state to let more big families adopt children with HIV
    Taking her concern for HIV orphans to the top echelons of America’s executive branch, Carolyn Twietmeyer, the Joliet mother of 14, went to the nation’s capital Monday, calling on Illinois to allow more large families to adopt children with...
  • Family Support

    Abuse Registry Florida Department of Children and Families Abuse Hotline    800-962-2873 Adoption Miami-Dade County Baptist Children’s Home www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children....
  • Walk and Roll 10/15

    Walk and Roll 10/15
      We had so much fun, we are doing it again! On Saturday, October 15, 2011, we will WALK, we will ROLL, we may even ROCK, and we will raise some money, too! Your contribution will help us provide valuable services for people of all ages living with...