Special Olympics

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Pa. Special Olympics Torch Run Begins At PNC Park

The 45th Special Olympics of Pennsylvania Summer Games start on Thursday. In advance of the competition, law enforcement from across the state will band together and carry the “Flame of Hope” to State College.

06/02/2014

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400 Take Polar Bear Plunge Into Icy Beaver River For Good Cause

Here they go again – jumping into a frigid river in the middle of January. Are they crazy?

01/11/2014

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Law Enforcement Carrying Special Olympics Torch To State College

Local law enforcement is on the move today, running 150 miles to support Special Olympics.

06/04/2013

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Slain Student’s Family Joins With Steelers, Community To Raise Money For Good Cause

The case of a local college student who was murdered last fall remains unsolved. But, the Steelers joined with students and the staff of Washington & Jefferson College on Wednesday evening to create a lasting tribute to 21-year-old Tim McNerney of Butler.

03/06/2013

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Pittsburghers Take The “Plunge”

More than 1,000 people took to the Ohio River to raise money for the Special Olympics Sunday.

12/02/2012

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Special Olympics Torch Run Begins In Pittsburgh

The summer games of the Pennsylvania Special Olympics may not be until later this week, but it got off to an early start Tuesday morning.

06/05/2012

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Polar Plunge Raises Money For Special Olympics

Nearly 1,100 people took a plunge in the Allegheny River for a good cause Sunday.

12/11/2011

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The Special Olympics & The Polar Plunge

The Special Olympics came to the NewsRadio 1020 KDKA studios this morning to talk about the what they do and their upcoming fundraising event to raise money for the athletes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/24/2011

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Injured Clairton Officer Participates In Torch Run

Before he was injured in a shooting, Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak had planned to participate in a torch run with his fellow law enforcement officers to raise money for Special Olympics; but Officer Kuzak isn’t letting his injuries stop him.

06/07/2011

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