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  • ALS hits close to home for Boca Raton restaurant owner

    ALS hits close to home for Boca Raton restaurant owner
    Like a million other people, Jorge Gutierrez dumped a bucket of ice-cold water over his head, made a donation to the ALS Association and challenged a few others to do the same. But as someone who saw two close friends die of the disease, the Boca...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge is a red hot fundraiser

    Exhibit A: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which started innocently enough a few weeks ago to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The campaign has raised nearly $42 million since July 29 when Boston...
  • Stratford Festival announces 2015 season

    Stratford Festival announces 2015 season
    The Stratford Festival of Canada, a popular summer destination for Midwesterners, has announced its 2015 season, themed around “eureka” moments, which it defines not unlike how Oprah Winfrey defined “Aha!” moments....
  • Beyond ice buckets: Ex-NFL star Gleason lives with ALS every day

    SEATTLE Anyone who has done the Ice Bucket Challenge a nation-sweeping fundraiser for those with ALS knows that the hard part only lasts a few seconds. The sudden, bracing rush of water. The ice tumbling off your head and shoulders. The shock and shiver....
  • Furor en el sur de Florida por el 'ice bucket challenge'

    Furor en el sur de Florida por el 'ice bucket challenge'
    El reto de bañarse en agua helada está causando furor a nivel mundial, y el sur de Florida no se queda atrás. Desde personalidades del mundo de la farándula, como Shakira y David Beckham, personas comúnes y corrientes, y hasta políticos y líderes...
  • Ice ice baby: Their Take

    Ice ice baby What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative disease. You could be next. As of...
  • Allen grad's role in 'Let's Be Cops' one of many in rising career

    Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working. "If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says. He's...
  • Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios

    Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jerry Reinsdorf stopped by the 120 Sports studios Friday afternoon, touting the digital sports network for breathing new life into Harpo Studios and creating nearly 200 jobs for Chicago. The 24/7 network, which went live in June,...
  • Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago

    Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago
    Of all the sectors of the arts and entertainment industry in Chicago, none has seen anything close to the level of explosive growth in 2014 enjoyed by the institutions that make people laugh. This has been easy to miss. Unlike prestigious nonprofit...
  • Stephen King gets doused in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Stephen King gets doused in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
      John Grisham, what's holding you up? Stephen King has joined the ranks of the soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In an Internet video, the bestselling author stands on a deck and allows himself to be doused with ice water -- leaving the ice in...
  • El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría

    El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría
    WASHINGTON - El expresidente George H.W. Bush recibió hoy un balde de agua helada derramado por su esposa Laura, sumándose a un reto que se ha popularizado dentro de una campaña de recolección de fondos para combatir una enfermedad. El "Reto del balde...