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The Baltimore SunClarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...
In February, the U.S. Olympic Committee sent a letter to the mayors of 35 cities, asking their interest in being the official U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Games. Los Angeles was included in that list, and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sent the...
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....
Tags: Philip Hersh, Tom Hanks, Sports, Local Elections, Chicago Mayor
Text of the letter: Dear Mayor: As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
The uncle of Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter who became the first double amputee to race in the Olympics, says his family is "battling to come to terms" with his nephew's being charged with murder and it strongly disagrees with the...
Tags: Shootings, Track and Field, Prosecution, Reeva Steenkamp, Murder
Et cetera Moon Philly favored in Laurel Park's Morse Moon Philly is the morning line favorite to win today's feature at Laurel Park, the $125,000 Nellie Morse Stakes for fillies and mares. The 1 1/16-mile test drew 12 runners. Ten can face the...
Groller's CornerNoga-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....
FrameworkWednesday'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...
FrameworkIn Thursday's Pictures in the News: Actress Kate Hudson shares a light moment on the red carpet at the 69th Venice International Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice, Italy. A runner is gored in the bullring after the third bull run of San...
FrameworkThe London 2012 Paralympic Games kicked off Wednesday with the opening ceremony. Competition began Thursday and will continue until Sept. 9....
Groller's CornerI have known Fred and Noga Nir-Kistler for several years now and could not have been happier to learn on Wednesday that Noga won the bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke while swimming for Team USA in the Paralympic Games in London. Yes, a gold or...
FrameworkIn Thursday's Pictures in the News: A fire at a fireworks factory in India kills 40 workers and injured 60 others, former President Bill Clinton is joined by President Barack Obama on stage at the Democratic National Convention 2012, Day 8 of the London...
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