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Betsy DeVos gets grilled over 'appalling' proposed cut to Special Olympics

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"What is it that we have a problem with, with children who are in special education?" a Democratic representative asked the education secretary.
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Betsy DeVos blasted again for proposing cuts to the Special Olympics

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For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support...
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Disability Advocate Organizations Slam Betsy DeVos' Proposed Budget Cuts to Special Olympics

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“The Games provide a public space for people with disabilities to compete and achieve, and this has the power to change people's perceptions."
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Twitter Reacts to Betsy DeVos' Proposed Budget Cuts to Special Olympics: 'More Like Betsy DeVoid of Basic Human Empathy'

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"The Special Olympics cost around $18 million, or about the same as five of Trump's golf trips to Mar-a-Lago," Nick Jack Pappas tweeted. "It's not a difficult decision. It's an...
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Betsy DeVos Defends Proposal to Cut Federal Funding for Special Olympics

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has cut funding for the Special Olympics by nearly $18 million in a proposed budget.
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IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC has confirmed weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics after a review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing...
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Challenge to Olympic weightlifting doping sanctions dropped

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BUDAPEST, Hungary - Rules slashing Olympic weightlifting places for countries where athletes frequently get caught doping look set to remain in force after a legal challenge...
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Breakdancing competition comes to Hollywood this spring as Olympics push continues

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Barely a month after Paris 2024 officials proposed the addition of breakdancing as an Olympic sport, a U.S. organizer has announced it will bring a major competition to Los...
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New Era becomes official apparel provider of Scouting Combine

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The Underwear Olympics will now be getting its underwear elsewhere. Via WGR 550 in Buffalo, New Era has supplanted UnderArmour as the official apparel provider of the Scouting...
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Column: IOC must wield big stick to clean up weightlifting

Column: IOC must wield big stick to clean up weightlifting

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PARIS - No carrots. To save weightlifting from the rot of doping, the International Olympic Committee must continue to wield the big stick.
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