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Daily Archives: May 13, 2009

Mother of girl who ran over Bloomington boy order to pay $1M

Published: May 13, 2009

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington mother convicted of child endangerment for allowing her daughter to drive without a license was ordered to serve one day in jail and pay $1 million in restitution to the family of a 15-year-old boy confined to a wheelchair since the girl ran over him in September.

Stephanie Uzueta, 39, and her daughter Emily Uzueta, now 16, were in court on charges relating to an accident that critically injured Brandon Major, of Bloomington.

Team is a ‘Ray’ of inspiration to others

Published: May 13, 2009

the-raysThe playing field at the James A. Haley VA Hospital’s Spinal Cord Injury Center in Tampa was truly a field of dreams, April 24, as male and female players in hospital beds, wheelchairs, scooters and gurneys took their positions for a softball exhibition.

The hospital provides specialized services for paralyzed veterans with various degrees of disabilities and the teams were comprised of paraplegics, quadriplegics and amputees.