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More than 900 athletes compete in regional Special Olympics

...jump, bean bag toss, 50- and 100-meter dashes, and wheelchair events for a spot in the state games at Atlanta's Emory University in May.Special Olympics is the world's largest sporting event for children and adults with intellectual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-26/more-900-athletes-compete-reg
Special Olympians go for gold, glory

...many as 900 athletes from 12 counties across the region competed for the 250 spots in the state games in May at Atlanta's Emory University.Jovarius is likely to be there, outpacing second-place finisher Antwan Pierson, of Columbia County, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-27/special-olympians-go-gold-glo
Coding camps for kids rise in popularity

...at home because they don't have this in school," said Taylor Jones, the director of the iD Tech Camp at Atlanta's Emory University.So-called coding camps for children are becoming more popular amid a growing effort to expand access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-25/coding-camps-kids-rise-pop
New left hand gives new life to 21-year-old

...Lu's skin, bones, nerves, tendons, arteries and veins during a risky and complex 19-hour operation at Atlanta's Emory University hospital.Lu, 21, lost her left hand as a child because of illness."This has been, quite possibly, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-19/new-left-hand-gives-new-life-
Flu planners fear ERs flooded with the not-so-sick

...a repetition of the spring experience all over the country," says ER specialist Dr. Arthur Kellermann of Atlanta's Emory University, who has pushed the government planning and praises what he calls "an unprecedented partnership" to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/11/liv_543945.shtml
Life & style | Swine flu
Across Georgia

...of my life story has found itself into the public domain already," said Mr. Rushdie, 60, in a speech at Atlanta's Emory University. The Indian-born, British writer has been a lightning rod for protests by Muslims since his book The Satanic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/11/met_186911.shtml
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Graduates climb volunteer ladder

ATLANTA - With a freshly minted Emory University diploma in hand, Elizabeth Sholtys moved to Pune, India, this summer to run the orphanage she founded three years ago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/27/met_141324.shtml
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Milder than normal flu season ending, CDC says

...significant changes in how doctors treat flu patients in the future, said Dr. Bruce Ribner, epidemiologist for Atlanta's Emory University Hospital. Some health officials also worry that the mild nature of this flu season will lull the public into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/28/liv_79235.shtml
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Some experts question milk recommendation

ATLANTA - Americans should drink three cups of milk a day, the government says. Kiesha Diggs ignores that advice.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/02/liv_18575.shtml
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Almost 80, Carter keeps on working toward peace

...And throughout the year, he continued to teach Sunday school in Plains and lectured at least once a month at Atlanta's Emory University - where he has been on the faculty since leaving the White House. He published his 19th book, Sharing Good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/26/met_429573.shtml
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