| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Slowly but steadily, people with hearing loss are discovering looping, a simple way to enhance their theater, concert or worship experience — or just to make it easier to hear while riding in a taxi.
Simply put, looping takes a signal from a sound...
| Jun 23, 2013
Gerry Henaghan was 9 years old when she started volunteering at the Special Olympics.
"We were at Marquette Park and I had a cousin competing, so my sister and I started helping out," Henaghan says. "That was 1976."
She never stopped helping, and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
SOUTH BEND -- More people are dying in fires and here's why it's so startling: most of those deaths could have been prevented.
Indiana's fire marshal says most of those fatal fires involved homes without smoke detectors or working ones. Jim Greeson...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word.
American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Editor's note: Virginia's State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance issued this news release on Tuesday, May 28. It contains helpful information about reviewing your insurance policies before the Mid-Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. ...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BERRIES MIGHT LOWER HEART RISKS
A recent study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association offers more evidence to bolster berries' health benefits. The study included 93,000 women (ages 25-42) who were enrolled in the Nurses' Health...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Chloe Rice has never thought of herself as having a disability.
Rice lives an active life. She's a freshman soccer player at Corona del Mar High, where she is a good student. She also enjoys scuba diving and snowboarding. She had competed in gymnastics....
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
| May 2, 2013
Grandparents of students who attend Hickory Elementary School are invited to Grandparents Day.
Grandparents are invited to visit the school Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Spring band concert
Fifth-graders at Hickory Elementary...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Name: Ronna Fisher, Au.D
Name of business: Hearing Health Center
Describe what you do.
We provide patients with the ability to, once again, participate in activities they ceased enjoying (movies, bridge, theater,...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing.
This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal.
His company, the...