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Foundation Fighting Blindness Announces Leadership Changes

Longview News-Journal 21 Jun 2022
COLUMBIA, Md., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world's leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, announced today the promotions of Jason Menzo to chief executive officer (CEO) of the ...
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Two former Missouri frat brothers charged in hazing incident

The Hill 20 Jun 2022
A grand jury indicted two former fraternity members at the University of Missouri-Columbia in connection with a hazing incident last fall that left a student blind and with permanent brain damage ... Louis Post-Dispatch reported ... “He is blind, cannot speak or communicate in any way, cannot walk and will require 24 hour care for the rest of his life.” ... .
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Children’s vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Finger Lakes Times 16 Jun 2022
... 600,000 children and teens are blind or have a vision disorder ... Vision screenings are mandated for school-age children in 40 states and the District of Columbia, and 26 states require them for preschoolers, according to the at the nonprofit advocacy organization Prevent Blindness.
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Parents sue 2 more Univ. of Missouri students in alleged hazing that left son brain damaged

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2022
The terms of the settlement were not made public ... He had a blood alcohol level of .486, according to the Columbia Missourian. Santulli remains blind and unable to walk or talk because of the damage to his brain, and doctors have told his family he will need special care for the rest of his life ... “This is textbook hazing. It’s not debatable ... 1 ... ....
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Children's vision problems often go undetected, despite calls for regular screening

Grand Forks Herald 09 Jun 2022
... 600,000 children and teens are blind or have a vision disorder ... Vision screenings are mandated for school-age children in 40 states and the District of Columbia, and 26 states require them for preschoolers, according to the at the nonprofit advocacy organization Prevent Blindness.
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Miami Cubans oppose Democrats' Spanish-language radio deal

The Roanoke Times 09 Jun 2022
Power restored to Appalachian Power customers in Roanoke Virginia Tech beats Columbia for 'really special' win to advance to Super Regional. “We would need to be deaf and blind not to understand the motives behind this buyout," Irina Vilariño, who co-owns a chain of Cuban ...
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Former Missouri student, 19, is back home but brain damaged, blind and unable to walk ...

The Daily Mail 08 Jun 2022
A University of Missouri student who suffered brain damage after he was forced to drink an entire bottle of vodka at a fraternity hazing is still blind and unable to walk or communicate ... The national fraternity and university both suspended the Missouri chapter following Santulli's hospitalization ... He told the Columbia Tribune ... He's blind ... .
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Former Missouri Fiji pledge Danny Santulli is back home but 'blind' and 'unable to walk ...

Yahoo Daily News 07 Jun 2022
Former University of Missouri Fiji pledge Daniel Santulli is back in the care of his parents, but his condition hasn't improved, the family's attorney said Monday ... "He has massive brain damage," Bianchi said. "He's blind ... More ... Oct ... This article originally appeared on Columbia Daily Tribune ... Ex-Mizzou Fiji pledge is home but 'blind,' 'unable to walk'.
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New navigation app aims to empower Metro riders with blindness, low vision

Wtop 24 May 2022
Now, he said, people who are blind or visually impaired don’t have to be limited on the places they go ... The project to make Waymap assistance available throughout the Metro system is part of a public-private partnership involving Metro, Verizon and Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.
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15 can't-miss exhibits at the Bob Dylan Center

Finger Lakes Times 24 May 2022
—An "Inventing Bob Dylan" exhibit includes a picture of his high school rock band, the Golden Chords. The highlight is an interview with Chords drummer LeRoy Hoikkala ... Their songs can be heard in the clip but since Dylan was under contract to Columbia Records, he was credited as "B.L. Jefferson," a nod to bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson ... ———. .
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How the gold-standard Indigo Girls will bring 'Power of Two' to Columbia

Columbia Daily Tribune 19 May 2022
Indigo Girls aren't a band that needs to traffic in songs as mission statements ... More ... Their more timeless take is situated between cuts by distinctly of-the-decade bands Third Eye Blind and Mighty Mighty Bosstones on 1999's Clash tribute "Burning London.". More. How Columbia's Wil Reeves achieves his musical vision on Penny Marvel project ... Facebook.
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City struggles to address sidewalk repairs

Columbia Missourian 18 May 2022
Ann Marie Gortmaker holds her Nebo Big Larry light on May 4 near Old 63 in Columbia ... There are areas in Columbia where sidewalks are crumbling or don’t exist ... What may seem like a minor inconvenience to some can be debilitating to those with lack of mobility, said Lydia Olmsted, a member of Columbia’s Disability Commission who is deaf and blind.
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The Buffalo shooting and the tangled roots of hate

Columbia Journalism Review 16 May 2022
Like those publications, journalists should report on manifestos, but they should mediate their propagandistic intent instead of blindly amplifying it.” ... on Friday, Columbia Journalism School announced that Jelani Cobb, a professor and staff writer at The New Yorker, will be its new dean, succeeding Steve Coll.
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'I'll never be able to afford property': Housing costs key issue for Ontario voters

Toronto Sun 15 May 2022
Meanwhile, Lang wants to end blind ... The British Columbia Real Estate Association has pointed out Sweden does not permit blind bidding, but has experienced even faster home price growth during the pandemic than Canada, and comparable home price growth over the previous 20 years.
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Nancy Lu (Frary) Donovan

Rapid City Journal 14 May 2022
Nancy lived life to the fullest. Her childhood in Hot Springs was very active, despite her father being the principal and coach at the high school ... Nancy graduated from high school in 1953, and attended Stephen's College in Columbia, MO for a year, where she met Uhl, then a student at the University of Missouri, on a blind date ... She served St ... Tags.

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