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Special Olympics in LA gets $1.4 million donation

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Knights of Columbus announced a $1.4 million donation today to cover expenses of U.S. and Canadian athletes participating in next year’s Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Organizers […]


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Gold Ball Mystery Bag event at Angel Stadium on Saturday

On Saturday June 1, the Angels and Special Olympics Southern California will host the third annual “Gold Ball Mystery Bag” event at Angel Stadium at the Home Plate Gate hats beginning at 5pm through the […]


All-star lineup joins 'A Very Special Christmas'

(AP) – Christina Aguilera, Michael Buble, Dave Matthews and Train are among the acts helping Special Olympics celebrate the 25th anniversary of its “A Very Special Christmas” album series. Two albums will be released Oct. […]


The Who fans to redeem 1979 tickets 33 years later

(AP) – A group of hardcore fans of British rock band The Who will finally redeem tickets for a canceled 1979 Rhode Island show. The Who’s 1979 concert in Providence was canceled by then-Mayor Buddy […]


LAPD detective vies to set ferris wheel record

(CNS) – A Los Angeles Police Department detective today began an attempt at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier to break the Guinness World Record for the longest ride on a Ferris wheel. Detective […]



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