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Spurs player Patty Mills to help launch San Antonio's inaugural domestic violence symposium. Spurs player Patty Mills to help launch San Antonio's inaugural domestic violence symposium. Spurs guard Patty Mills is set to help launch San Antonio's inaugural domestic violence symposium later this month.

Spurs player Patty Mills to help launch San Antonio's inaugural domestic violence symposium

The Collaborative Commission on Domestic Violence was launched last year in response to increases in domestic violence. The plan, which was developed by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, the Department of Human Services and the San Antonio Police Department, approaches domestic violence as a public health issue rather than a law enforcement one.

A year later, the CCDV is hosting a virtual symposium Oct. 29-30, which is free and open to the public. RELATED: The Spurs played their first ABA game in San Antonio nearly 50 years ago Mills will serve as the opening speaker at the event that will also feature nationally-renowned speakers. "Professionals in the legal and nonprofit sectors are invited to learn from and interact with the experts in the field considering the increase in domestic violence incidences during the COVID-19 pandemic," CCDV says online. Bernard Cohen, lawyer who won victory for interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia, dies at 86. Bernard Cohen, lawyer who won victory for interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia, dies at 86. Coronavirus threat level upgraded to red in Dallas County as cases climb.

Coronavirus threat level upgraded to red in Dallas County as cases climb. Herbert Kretzmer, Lyricist for ‘Les Misérables,’ Dies at 95. Herbert Kretzmer, Lyricist for ‘Les Misérables,’ Dies at 95. A Broadway production of “Les Misérables” opened in 1987 and ran 16 years, and there were Broadway revivals in 2006 and 2014.

Herbert Kretzmer, Lyricist for ‘Les Misérables,’ Dies at 95

A Hollywood film version in 2012 earned more than $440 million. Showered with awards, translated into 22 languages, the musical has been performed by 100 touring companies and seen by 80 million people worldwide. Its estimated earnings are upward of $3 billion. Herbert Kretzmer was born on Oct. 5, 1925, in Kroonstad, South Africa, one of four sons of William and Tilly Kretzmer, Lithuanian Jewish immigrants who fled the pogroms of czarist Russia.

His parents ran a furniture store. Songs inspired Herbert. After landing in London in 1954, he wrote for The Daily Sketch and The Sunday Dispatch. Your dog's personality changes with age, study finds. Here's how. Your dog's personality changes with age, study finds. Here's how. All dog lovers know that their pets in older age aren't the same as they were as puppies, but owners often can't pinpoint the exact personality changes brought on by the passage of time.

Your dog's personality changes with age, study finds. Here's how.

A study published Wednesday in Scientific Reports attempts to map out those changes and finds that there are some personality traits — such as attraction to novel experiences, the desire to explore and the urge to run around — that seem to change for most dogs with age. "Similar to humans, dog personality is both stable and malleable," said the study's lead author, Borbála Turcsán, a research fellow at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary.

"Dogs that are active and curious when young will remain active and curious when they get old, but only compared to other dogs. A dog's personality changes over time, and, on average, every dog becomes less active and less curious as they age. " At the outset, the dogs were evaluated using a series of tests known as the Vienna Dog Personality Test. Baby born at 1 pound heads home after spending 133 days in hospital. Abcnews.go. A micro preemie who was born at just 1 pound has defied the odds after doctors determined he had little chance of survival.

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Russell Appold Jr. was treated at Tulane Lakeside Hospital in Louisiana after his mother went into labor at 22 weeks pregnant. Russell fought 133 days in the neonatal intensive care unit and finally arrived home Oct. 1. "If it wasn't for them and God, I don't think he would be here," mom Natasha Williams told "Good Morning America. " "They are so sweet and became our family. ... We cried quite a bit when we had to say goodbye. " Williams, now a mother of three, said when trying to have Russell she was pregnant three times, but none of the babies had heartbeats. Tulane Health System/Russell Appold Sr. "It was so scary when I found out we were pregnant with [Russell], we didn't want everyone to get their hopes up," Williams added. At 15 weeks pregnant, Williams' cervix started to open up. But on May 20, Williams went into preterm labor.

Russell now weighs over 8 pounds.