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Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
South Bend TribuneFive of the eight movies that will be screened at the 2013 Michiana Jewish Film Festival are documentaries. The festival runs Monday through Thursday at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Two films are screened each...
Tags: Judaism, Music Industry, Israel, Nazi Party, Benjamin Netanyahu
Khaled Hosseini stormed the best-seller lists with his debut novel, “The Kite Runner,” in 2003, following it up with the even more popular “A Thousand Splendid Suns” in 2007. Both set in the author's native country of Afghanistan,...
Tags: Ethan Canin, Authors, Taliban, Feminism, USA Today
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
On a beautiful May 3rd of 2013, while surrounded by family, Rodney Robert Millar did succumb to heart disease after a long and courageous battle. The son of Fred and Gladys (Jones) Millar, Rodney was born in Martin, SD on June 19, 1940. One of the...
Sometimes, you can tell a lot about a show based on its audience. In addition to drawing an inspiringly big, deeply attentive crowd to Royce Hall to close out the first season for the newly named Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (and new...
Tags: Nirvana (music group), Dave King, Music, Entertainment
Tom Willis knows all about making the best of whatever life throws at you. Born with no arms, he's had to make adjustments — about a million of them. He writes with his feet, for one thing. Steers a car with his feet. Cooks with his feet. He...
Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21). I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work...
Tags: Rotary International
Taste buds will be tempted at the upcoming Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival. The event, hosted by the Rotary Club of College Park, will be held at the Historic Dubsdread ballroom on April 25, at 6 p.m. "It's a fun social event if you live or...
Polioencephalomacia (polio) is a disease that can become a problem in some sheep flocks, North Dakota State University Extension Service sheep specialist Reid Redden warns. It is characterized by the death of brain cells and is different from human...
Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
firstname.lastname@example.orgTerri Shoemaker had heard of March of Dimes. She knew a little about the organization, she said, but not enough to think about supporting it. Then 20 years ago, her son, Kelton Miller, was born five weeks early. “He was 6 and a half pounds. He...
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