| May 13, 2013
| 2:48 AM
Every few minutes, Jean Kelley touches her son's shoulder or knee as she speaks directly to him.
"In your very quiet way, you make a big impact, Brian," says this Branford mom as her 24-year-old turns his head and moves his eyes. She's sure he can...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:10 PM
On this Fourth of July holiday week, we pause to reflect on the 237-year-long American tradition that, despite flaws, failures and often disputed compromise of values and dreams, stands for justice and freedom. As our people debate the issue of marriage...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Kansas State center B.J. Finney was named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy on Tuesday. It is an award given to the nation's premier center and this is the second-straight year Finney has been on the list.
Here is the full press...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The ninth annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament was held on June 22 at Parkland High School and it was fun in the sun for more than 300 participants who had a good time for a good cause.
The tournament honors the memory of Justin Sheftel,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The critically ill 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was at the center of efforts to allow children younger than 12 to receive adult lungs was in surgery undergoing a transplant on Wednesday.
Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:14 PM
For seven long years, Aubrey Brown lobbied her parents for a puppy -- to no avail.
After all, as any parent knows, puppies are a big responsibility, and Aubrey already had her share. The 12-year-old Longwood girl has cystic fibrosis, a genetic...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The parents of a 10-year-old Philadelphia girl are calling for a change in the policy governing organ transplant.
Sarah Murnaghan has end-stage cystic fibrosis and has been unable to leave Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for three months,...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Kirk Tracy Gisi, 56, Rapid City, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Countryside Church in Spearfish with Pastor Bob Totino officiating.
| May 1, 2013
Fifth-graders at Salem Avenue Elementary participated in the “We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution” simulated Congressional hearings April 25.
The simulated hearing is an authentic, performance-based assessment in which students...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Catie Breslin is living proof there have been advances in cystic fibrosis research.
When she was born, the average age a person with CF expected to live was age 18. Today, it's 37.
That's why the 21-year-old Hagerstown native is hoping that people...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Kyle Busch has won Denny Hamlin's Short Track Showdown for the third time in six years.
Busch, a teammate of Hamlin's with Joe Gibbs Racing, grabbed the lead before the 5-minute pit stops that came after 46 laps, then pulled away when the race went...
| Apr 14, 2013
GLASTONBURY — A few years ago, Glastonbury lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell was wondering why one of her players, Courtney Peterson, was helping out with a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis.
"Her [older] sister said, 'Courtney has it,'" Cofiell recalled...