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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Give her this day her daily date

    After a breakup with a film and television editor, I decided that 2012 would be about being proactive and pushing myself out of my comfort zone. I would attempt to go on 365 dates during a 12-month period — some of which would, I hoped, be amorous...
  • Wendell Garrett dies at 83; 'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser

    Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83. Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
  • Angry parents of sick children confront state officials

    Angry parents of sick children confront state officials
    Parents and disability advocates called on Illinois officials today to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children. Angry – sometimes tearful –...
  • Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids

    Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids
    Parents and advocates for the disabled called on Illinois officials Wednesday to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children. Angry, sometimes tearful parents...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • The Habit set to open in Irvine

    Good news for Irvine residents who may have developed something of a Habit habit at one of the burger grill's eight other Orange County locations: There's one opening Dec. 12 in Heritage Plaza at 14474 Culver Drive, a news release said. But first, on...
  • Around Town: Girls couldn't be stopped

    Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
  • Irvine's Habit Burger raises more than $4K for nonprofits

    Irvine's new Habit Burger Grill helped raise more than $4,000 for three area nonprofits at fundraisers Sunday and Monday, a news release said. The Habit helped raise $1,341 for the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. of Orange County and Inland Empire, $1,991 for...
  • Autism Links In Newtown Case Unfounded

    Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers. It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...