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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Sunday's 8/12 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 2:15 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond, 5:05 Peninsula Muscular Dystrophy Benefit tournament: Minor (age 7-9) Division championship game (at Phoebus C League field): 2:30 p.m. POWERBOATING Hampton...
  • 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...
  • Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot

    Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot
    Battle Creek Firefighters are working to pay it forward as they try to fill the boot for Muscular Dystrophy. The event starts at 10:00 am Monday morning at West Columbia Avenue and Capital Avenue Southwest. The firefighters were also out raising money...
  • Battle Creek Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy

    Battle Creek Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy
    Firefighters paced Columbia and Capital Avenue Southwest to help raise money and community support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Lieutenant Michele Misner says the neurological disease takes on about 40 different forms, with no cure. "There...
  • MDA Show Of Strength Telethon

    MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH, the muscular dystrophy association’s labor day weekend entertainment special, the new telethon! watch us! labor day weekend, sunday, sept. 2, 7/6c ktla5 los angeles people can donate now by calling 800-fight-md, going to mda....
  • Saving lives one step at a time

    Saving lives one step at a time
    For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: Toasting guys with pink ties

    The Crowd: Toasting guys with pink ties
    The Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach on April 21 was the setting for the Orange County Pink Tie Ball benefiting the foundation known as theSusan G. Komen for the Cureof Orange County. An impressive $360,000 was raised, which will be distributed...
  • Balancing cybersecurity and privacy

    Balancing cybersecurity and privacy
    From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....