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2012 Summer Paralympics

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  • The Week in Pictures | September 3 – 9, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Noga Nir-Kistler to be featured on WPHL-17 Tuesday morning

     
    Noga-Nir Kistler, the Whitehall High graduate and Salisbury Township native who will be representing the U.S.A. in the 2012 London Paralympic Games in London, will be featured on this morning's "Eye Opener" show on WPHL-17. The show runs from 6-8 a.m....
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2012

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Protesters brave water cannons as they break through barricades toward Indian police in New Delhi. Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami raise their hands to take an oath to continue wear the hijab ...
  • London Olympics: Making sport of mascots Wenlock, Mandeville

     
    As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
  • British police arrest 6 terror suspects in London

     
    Police arrested six people who are suspected of preparing terrorist strikes against targets in Britain....
  • Must Reads: Olympic woes, unwilling brides and the Israeli army

     
    From abducted brides to Olympic woes, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news....
  • Wenlock & Mandeville: What’s all this then?

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] Remember when Olympic mascots made sense, like Sam the Eagle from the 1984 Los Angeles Games? Over the past 20 years, the cute characters have devolved into...
  • Matt Long is keynote speaker for Runner's World half marathon

    Matt Long is 46 now, a few years older than when he triumphantly ran the New York City Marathon in 2008, finishing in 7 hours, 21 minutes. And he's a few years older than he was after finishing his triumphant 2009 Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon in 16...
  • All that glitters is Paralympic gold for Illini frosh Martin

    All that glitters is Paralympic gold for Illini frosh Martin
    Raymond Martin struck nothing but gold in the Paralympics. The University of Illinois freshman finished his competition with four wins in four events by taking the wheelchair 200 meters Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium. Martin's winning time in...
  • Elkhart amputee DQed in 1st World Paralympic swim

    Elkhart amputee DQed in 1st World Paralympic swim
    LONDON, England – A Concord High School graduate competing in the World Paralympic Games in London was disqualified in one of his events on Thursday. The DQ for 19-year-old Dalton Herendeen came in the 200-meter individual medley.  He was...
  • Britain's Prince Philip, 91, Released from Hospital

    Britain's Prince Philip, 91, Released from Hospital
    LONDON -- Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was released from a hospital in Scotland on Monday after being treated for a bladder infection. Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland on Wednesday. The...
  • Whitehall High grad Noga Nir-Kistler earns spot on U.S. Paralympic swim team

    Whitehall High grad Noga Nir-Kistler earns spot on U.S. Paralympic swim team
    "I can't believe it." Those where the words of Noga Nir-Kistler on Sunday morning when she called her husband, Fred, from Bismarck, N.D., to tell him she was just named to the U.S. Paralympic swimming team and will be headed to London this summer to...