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  • 'Batkid' fighting cancer captures hearts, saves San Francisco

    'Batkid' fighting cancer captures hearts, saves San Francisco
    As many as 12,000 people in San Francisco are helping to make superhero dreams come true Friday for Batkid, age 5. Miles has been fighting leukemia since he was 18 months old.  "He likes to be a superhero," his mom told the local NBC affiliate -- and he...
  • 'Batkid' has his own movie trailer, San Francisco has $105,000 bill

    'Batkid' has his own movie trailer, San Francisco has $105,000 bill
    Miles Scott, a 5-year-old leukemia patient, became the feel-good story of the year as he became "Batkid" for the day and the city of San Francisco transformed into Gotham City.  The Make-A-Wish Foundation event became much larger than anticipated...
  • Batkid in New York: 'It's been amazing,' cancer survivor's dad says

    Batkid in New York: 'It's been amazing,' cancer survivor's dad says
    Batkid -- the pint-sized cancer survivor who captured the nation’s heart this month while “saving” San Francisco -- was called upon again Monday, this time to battle the Joker in New York City. On Nov. 15, 5-year-old Miles Scott...
  • Brian Urlacher to appear in Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'

    Brian Urlacher to appear in Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'
    Brian Urlacher is ready to tackle a holiday classic. The Fox Sports 1 analyst and retired Bear will make a one-night-only cameo Dec. 27 in the Goodman Theatre’s 36th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol.” Urlacher will appear...
  • Sugar and ice and everything nice

    Sugar and ice and everything nice
    Remember, those New Year's resolutions don't apply for another 19 days. So eat what you can now. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers what it calls "a sugary winter wonderland" this weekend, with its seventh annual Sweet Dreams festival. That means...
  • Coconut Creek promotions for December

    Coconut Creek promotions for December
    Promotions for December at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek:  (Sorry, folks, I got behind again and didn't get everything up as early as I would have liked.) Casino Promotions 55+ Club Silver Stars Slot Tournament Mondays, December 9, 16, 23 & 30...
  • Mega Millions jackpot reaches $550 million, but those odds...

    Mega Millions jackpot reaches $550 million, but those odds...
    Friday the 13th meant no luck for the countless people across the nation who bought tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot. The $425-million prize went unclaimed  and has now grown to $550 million, the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history....
  • Holiday show at Athens Theatre benefits kids' charities

     Holiday show at Athens Theatre benefits kids' charities
    This Saturday, Dec. 21, DeLand's Athens Theatre will host "A Gift From You To Me" charity concert. The Sands Theatre Center has collaborated with Preps Dance Company, Miriam & Valerie's Soda Pops, Bella Voci Singing Ensemble and the Shoestring Theatre...
  • Summer is high season for wishes in South Florida

    Summer is high season for wishes in South Florida
    Every 10 hours, a child's wish comes true in South Florida. Summer is high season for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which coordinates more than 540 wishes a year — almost half taking place in June, July and August — for youths afflicted with a...
  • Lobsters take the long route

    Lobsters take the long route
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. An estimated 1,000 lobsters will fly into John Wayne Airport on Friday evening. If you cast a glance skyward, you won't notice any marine crustaceans suspended in mid-air. They will, instead, disembark...
  • Leon Logothetis' trip around the world on the currency of kindness

    "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." — Mark Twain I just got home from a four-month-long around-the-world trip. When I left Los Angeles on my motorcycle on Aug. 10, I took almost nothing with me, except hope....
  • Batkid's adventures become national feel-good moment

    SAN FRANCISCO-- To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, all manner of pets, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and their own fingers to serve as their foils and damsels in distress....