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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • MDA goodwill ambassador knows why Joan Jett was chosen for concert

     
    The adolescent national goodwill ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is just 12, but he instinctively read the reasoning behind getting Joan Jett to perform for the 26th annual Ride for Life celebration sponsored by Harley-Davidson on...
  • Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line

    Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line
    Brian Arnfelt should be on Northwestern's "good hands" team. Though a lineman's hands often are called paws, Arnfelt uses his digits to play the keyboard in his apartment. His affinity for piano comes from his mother, Cathy, who owns a music studio in...
  • Kaci gets locked up for Muscular Dystrophy

    Kaci gets locked up for Muscular Dystrophy
    Q13 FOX News' Kaci Aitchison has agreed to be "locked up" to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association raise money. Tomorrow, June 2nd, Kaci will be whisked away and held until she raises enough "bail" money. Her goal is to raise $2200 to get out of...
  • Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

    Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'
    Local firefighters are lining Foothill Boulevard at Memorial Park this week to collect donations for the L.A. County Fire Department’s annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters from...
  • W&M's McDowell gets to Final Four, but not the way he wanted

    W&M's McDowell gets to Final Four, but not the way he wanted
    Quinn McDowell didn't get to the Final Four the way he wanted with his William and Mary teammates preparing for the national semifinals. It was, however, a nice consolation prize. McDowell was in New Orleans during Final Four weekend as part of a...
  • 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...
  • Habit Burger gears up for Aliso Viejo opening

    The Habit Burger Grill is holding "pre-opening" events at its new Aliso Viejo location Sunday and Monday, with proceeds benefiting three charities: Savannah's Organic Ranch, the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. and Share Our Strength. From noon to 2 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011

    Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011
    Ever since Scott B. Crane was a boy, his greatest passion was food. So when a rare form of muscular dystrophy confined him to a wheelchair and depleted his body to a frail 70 pounds, Mr. Crane knew "food therapy" would be the perfect prescription for his...
  • The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service

     The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service
    Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
  • '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 --...