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2012 Summer Paralympics

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  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 29, 2012

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics

    5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics
    London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...
  • Local Amputee Athlete Vies for Spot in 2012 Paralympic Game

    Local Amputee Athlete Vies for Spot in 2012 Paralympic Game
    A Grand Rapids area teen stands a good chance at competing on the world stage in track and field. But, what makes 17 year-old Erik Doty so unique, is that he is an amputee. Erik looks like a born athlete.  But, it took a life changing accident to help...
  • Chicago cyclist 7th in Paralympics

    Chicago cyclist 7th in Paralympics
    Chicago cyclist Greta Neimanas finished seventh Thursday in the 3,000-meter individual pursuit, her first race at the 2012 Paralympics. "Didn't have the race I wanted or that I can do," she tweeted.  "Sometimes it happens.  On to the next day & next...
  • Another Paralympic medal for Oswego cyclist Berenyi

    Another Paralympic medal for Oswego cyclist Berenyi
    Oswego's Joseph Berenyi won a second Paralympic Games medal Sunday. Berenyi was part of the three-member U.S. team that took bronze in the track cycling mixed sprint. He anchored the trio, including Sam Kavanagh of Coram, Mont. and Jennifer Schuble...
  • Paralympic gold for Hinsdale cyclist Fisher

    Paralympic gold for Hinsdale cyclist Fisher
    Cyclist Megan Fisher of Hinsdale won the gold medal Wednesday in the C4 time trial at the 2012 Paralympics. Fisher, a below-the-left-knee amputee as a result of a car crash a decade ago, clocked 26 minutes, 4.39 seconds to beat Sarah Powell of...
  • McFadden 2-for-2 in Paralympics

    McFadden 2-for-2 in Paralympics
    Tatyana McFadden is 2-for-2 in her drive for five. The University of Illinois junior won Wednesday's wheelchair 800 meters at the Paralympic Games in London. McFadden led from start to finish in a time of 1 minute, 47.01 seconds.  Edith Wolf of...
  • FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN THE MORNING #3: ST. JOHN BOSCO H.S. VS. SANTA FE H.S.

    Gayle Anderson was live in Bellflower for “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN THE MORNING #3: ST. JOHN BOSCO H.S. VS. SANTA FE H.S.”, a preview of tonight’s game between the St. John Bosco High School Braves and the Santa Fe High School Chiefs at 7:...