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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 7/20: Lori Hastings, Lori's Voice

    Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 7/20: Lori Hastings, Lori's Voice
    Despite her physical limitations, Lori Hastings is doing what she can to "pay it forward" to children suffering from muscular, neurological and degenerative diseases. Hastings was diagnosed herself with muscular dystrophy as a 12-year-old girl. Over...
  • Firefighters boot up charity work

    Firefighters boot up charity work
    Foothill Boulevard was swarming with firefighters Tuesday and Wednesday, many hollering and waving rubber boots at passing motorists. There was no emergency. Los Angeles County firefighters were out to “fill the boot” for the Muscular...
  • Local Jiffy Lube Promotes Fundraising Program for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Local Jiffy Lube Promotes Fundraising Program for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
    Local Jiffy Lube Promotes Fundraising Program for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Jiffy Lube® is teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in the fight against neuromuscular diseases. The goal of Jiffy Lube is to raise $1 million...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' gets fired up for another season

    Even by Manhattan standards, the sandwiches are outrageously expensive -- $500 for a turkey club. At least proceeds from the Celebrity Club International, created by Real Housewife of New Jersey Teresa Giudice and author/Mafia daughter Victoria Gotti --...
  • ACLU Attorney Confident After Federal Hearing On Begging

    ACLU Attorney Confident After Federal Hearing On Begging
    ACLU Attorney Miriam Aukerman said she feels pretty good about comments made by a U.S. District Court judge after a federal hearing Thursday about the constitutionality of the state’s panhandling ban. “The judge had obviously thought about...
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association¿s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign

    Muscular Dystrophy Association¿s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign
    When one thinks of the month of March they of the color green, shamrocks and the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Annual Shamrock's Against Dystrophy campaign. PHL17's Zachery Lashway recaps ACME's 2012 campaign.
  • Friday's 8/3 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Columbus at Norfolk, 7:15 Eastern League: Richmond at Harrisburg, 7 Peninsula Muscular Dystrophy Benefit tournament: Minor (age 7-9) Division (at Phoebus C League field): Games at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Intermediate (10-12)...
  • Handicap protest toward Governor Brown

    SAN DIEGO – 21- year old Rau Carranza try’s to delivers the Governor a message by staging a sit-it in his wheelchair in a state building in downtown San Diego. The Chula Vista man is suffering from Muscular Dystrophy; he lives his life in a...
  • Actor Kevin Bacon judges charity competition at College Park

    Actor Kevin Bacon judges charity competition at College Park
    Actor Kevin Bacon brought his star power to a charity event Wednesday at the University of Maryland, College Park. But the cheers the actor received were not as loud as the hoots and hollers directed toward the six student groups competing for $5,000...
  • City Lights: 'Hey, Martha' stories still worth telling

    City Lights: 'Hey, Martha' stories still worth telling
    A former editor of mine sometimes referred to what he called a "Hey, Martha" story. That was his term for a story with an offbeat or amusing twist. In other words, if an old couple were rocking on their front porch while the husband read the paper, he...
  • SWAT members, firefighters to run Mini in full gear to raise money for MDA

    SWAT members, firefighters to run Mini in full gear to raise money for MDA
    The Mini Marathon is enough of a challenge for most runners, especially when you factor in the heat forecasted for Saturday. But imagine running it in full SWAT and firefighting gear too! That's exactly what several IMPD swat members and Bloomington Fire...