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Silent Santa gives children with autism quiet time with Old St. Nick

Silent Santa gives children with autism quiet time with Old St. Nick

Sunday morning at Springfield Town Center Santa welcomed children with special needs for a special sensory-friendly event. "If we had to come and wait an hour, it would not go well", said parent Brett Flannery. "But we were waiting less than five minutes probably", said Grace. Santa Claus brings happiness to all around the world, and it's important to him that every child gets a chance to share their wishes.


Missing teen found with soccer coach reunited with family

Missing teen found with soccer coach reunited with family

The friend reportedly told police that Frisina had said she was "scared and didn't know what to do" about leaving town with Rodriquez. A Florida 17-year-old who reportedly fled her home with a local soccer coach had an emotional reunion with her family Saturday.


Cougars Return to Holiday Bowl to Face Michigan State

Cougars Return to Holiday Bowl to Face Michigan State

That changed when Washington checked in at No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings and secured a bid to the Fiesta Bowl, bumping up every other team in the Pac-12. Even though the Pac-12 was shut out of the four-team playoff, conference champion USC, ranked eighth, was sent to the Cotton Bowl to face No. 5 Ohio State, which won the Big Ten championship but was passed over for a playoff spot.


1 dead, seven injured in Oakland bridge crash

1 dead, seven injured in Oakland bridge crash

The Nos. 14-17 lanes, which feed into the affected toll booth, all remained closed Sunday morning, the CHP said. A toll booth attendant was killed Saturday when a truck plowed through the barrier and into the toll both in Oakland, Calif .


Kamara, Ingram lead Saints to crucial division win

Kamara, Ingram lead Saints to crucial division win

The Saints, 9-3, had their 8 game win streak snapped last Sunday against the Rams in Los Angeles. 22 games decided by eight points or less. New Orleans raced to an early 21-7 lead and was able to pull away thanks to some complementary football as the offense, defense and special teams all contributed.


Liberal MP Tim Wilson proposes to partner in House of Reps

Liberal MP Tim Wilson proposes to partner in House of Reps

An openly gay Australian lawmaker proposed to his long-term partner from the floor of federal parliament on Monday, shortly after a same-sex marriage bill was introduced to the House of Representatives . Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lauded the postal survey process, in which more than 80 per cent of the electorate participated. Passage of the bill will make Australia the 26th nation to legalize same-sex marriage, a watershed for a country in which some states considered homosexual ...