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2012 Summer Paralympics

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  • 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:...
  • Salute to Our Local Olympians-Paralympians: Katy Sullivan

       Gayle Anderson was live in Burbank to continue our series of reports, SALUTE TO LOCAL OLYMPIANS. Today's spotlight features Paralympic Track and Field athlete, Katy Sullivan. Born without either of her lower legs, Ms. Sullivan has been competing...
  • First 2012 Olympic Contests Kick Off

    First 2012 Olympic Contests Kick Off
    LONDON -- The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics may not be until Friday, but for some athletes, the Games begin Wednesday. British women take to the soccer field against New Zealand in Cardiff, Wales, the first of six women's soccer games around...
  • So much to see and do in London

    So much to see and do in London
    LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened. That...
  • "Salute To Our Olympians - Paralympians - Gerard Moreno"

       Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles to continue our series of reports, SALUTING OUR LOCAL OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS. Today's spotlight features Paralympic Fencer, Gerard Moreno. Mr. Moreno will travel to London to take part in his fourth Paralympic...
  • Elkhart man to compete in London Paralympics; 'Start living' message

    Elkhart man to compete in London Paralympics; 'Start living' message
    With every stroke, every breath and every turn, 2011 Concord High School grad and University of Indianapolis sophomore Dalton Herendeen is that much closer to living his dream. “You almost can’t put into words the things I’ve sacrificed...
  • August 13, 2012

    Central Pennsylvania Home Sales Interview Home sales may be a slow recovery but central PA is posting some positive numbers. Home sales increased 12% over April and June. We`re talking about what that means for buyers and sellers with Joy Daniels from...
  • Blind jumper has visions of gold in London

    Blind jumper has visions of gold in London
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them. Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
  • One-Armed Louisiana Athlete Heading To London For 2012 Paralympics

    One-Armed Louisiana Athlete Heading To London For 2012 Paralympics
    27-year old, Mark LeBlanc's never been to London, but that will change tomorrow.  He's hopping on a plane to hit the waters to compete in the 2012 Paralympics.  He's part of the 2012 U.S. Paralympics Sailing team. "I'm hoping for a medal.  I know I got...
  • L.A. officially in 2024 Olympic bid race

    L.A. officially in 2024 Olympic bid race
    Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles has officially thrown its hat in the ring again. "I am pleased to confirm our enthusiastic interest in bidding to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wrote to U.S....
  • Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving

    Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving
    Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg." The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
  • Regent's Canal offers picturesque views of London's north side

    Regent's Canal offers picturesque views of London's north side
    LONDON - The Regent's Canal towpath is a tough trail. It is narrow, crowded, bumpy with cobblestones in places, and bicyclists often end up in the canal. There are narrow passageways under bridges, wide enough for one person, who must duck. As an...