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  • KY3's Jay Scherder named Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's "Man of the Year"

    KY3's Jay Scherder named Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's "Man of the Year"
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- KY3 goes back-to-back. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Thursday night named KY3 reporter Jay Scherder its "Man of the Year."  The annual event raised $51,000 this year, beating last year's total.  Jay and the rest of the candidates...
  • Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'

    Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'
    HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think. In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
  • Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga

    Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga
    Her TV show was so popular in London and in her native Jamaica in the 1990s that she's been dubbed "the Oprah of the Caribbean." But morning-show host Diana Wright says the most meaningful chapter of her life closed recently when she self-published a...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • PASSINGS: Patricia Buffler

    Patricia Buffler Studied causes of childhood leukemia Patricia Buffler, 75, a UC Berkeley researcher who studied childhood leukemia and environmental health, and served as dean of the university's school of public health, died Sept. 26 when she...
  • Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies

    Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61. Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

    New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday. The formerly HIV-...
  • Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says

    Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says
    WASHINGTON — A new study has detected air pollutants, including carcinogens, in areas downwind of Canada's main fossil fuel hub in Alberta at levels rivaling those of major metropolises such as Beijing and Mexico City. The study by researchers...
  • Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors

    Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians and child abuse agencies should step in when parents' religious beliefs keep kids from getting necessary medical care, doctors said Monday. In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...
  • Baltimore has lost two great men

     Baltimore has lost two great men
    An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About...