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2010-02-15 11:01:00

RIDGECREST, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inyokern resident June Adams once traveled the world with her husband, Jerry; now she struggles with a chronic lung disease. Her condition has limited her mobility to the extent that she is frequently confined to the mobile home she shares with her husband. Then the Dream Foundation heard about Adams. The foundation is the first national wish-granting organization for adults suffering life-threatening illnesses. Jackie Waddill, Programs &...

2009-04-30 14:34:57

An 85-year-old Pennsylvania woman said the man who stole her electric scooter told her he was taking it for an oil change and other repairs. Betty Keefer, 85, said the man showed up at her Greensburg, Penn., home March 11, said he was taking the black Sonic Pride scooter for repairs and promised to return the item within a week, WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh, reported Thursday. Keefer said she was somewhat suspicious of the man's claims but allowed him to take the scooter anyway. I had an idea he'd try...

2009-02-27 16:09:40

A 90-year-old man who was rescued after driving his 8 mph mobility scooter onto a 70 mph English road said he took a wrong turn on his way to buy a newspaper. Stanley Murphy, 90, said he was on his way to purchase a newspaper when he took a wrong turn and ended up in the slow lane of the A27 road in Shoreham, England, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. I went out to get a paper and took a wrong turning, Murphy said. I don't know how I ended up on the A27 but I'm thankful to everyone who...

2008-12-15 09:27:00

Books are a revolutionary way to teach kids Anatomy AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Scooter Kids, the only read-to-learn comic book series, announced the release of its next three books in the "The Adventures of Scooter McDoogal." The ultra creative trilogy of Human Anatomy comic books walk children through an adventure with Scooter as he discovers the digestive, circulatory, urinary, respiratory, nervous system and the five senses. The books can be purchased at...

2008-09-22 09:00:08

By RONALD BLUM By Ronald Blum Associated Press As baseball said farewell to Yankee Stadium, one of the game's most beloved players stood beneath the stands in a full vintage uniform. Now 83, the man who coined the phrase "it ain't over till it's over" put his own stamp on the day. "I'm sorry to see it over, I'll tell you that," Yogi Berra said. The goodbye completed an 85-year-old run for the home of baseball's most famous team. What began with a Babe Ruth home run on an April...

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2008-09-22 09:30:00

By Ronald Blum Associated Press Even Yogi Berra knew this was the end. As baseball said farewell to Yankee Stadium, one of the game's most beloved players stood beneath the stands in a full vintage uniform. Now 83, the man who coined the phrase "it ain't over till it's over" put his own stamp on the day. "I'm sorry to see it over, I'll tell you that," Berra said. The goodbye completed an 85-year-old run for the home of baseball's most famous team. What began with a Babe Ruth home run on...

2008-08-11 09:01:01

Scooter Kids, LLC announced that Sean Catherine Derek, acclaimed writer for various films, has partnered with the company to write the movie script for "The Adventures of Scooter McDoogal." The movie will be based on the comic book series that follows the adventures of Scooter and his friends as they travel through space and time to explore geography, history, science and the arts. Along the way they learn valuable life lessons and get involved in plenty of mischief. Sean Catherine Derek...

2008-06-26 09:02:13

By CHARLEY SEAVEY How, one wonders, does a 66-year-old retired librarian wind up on something that looks like a small Harley-Davidson? Well you might ask. Just about the time I was looking for transportation in the spring of '07, gas hit $3.50 a gallon, and somehow another car for just knocking around Santa Fe seemed a trifle excessive, but a bicycle just wouldn't work any longer. And that was the first thing I learned that's key in buying a scooter or motorcycle: What are you going...


Word of the Day
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.