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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roanoke man needs your help to win a free wheelchair van

    Roanoke man needs your help to win a free wheelchair van
    A Roanoke man believes you can change his life. May is National Mobility Awareness Month and a unique contest is underway that could help people with physical disabilities. Garrett Glass of Roanoke is one of them. He's had Becker's Muscular Dystrophy...
  • 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 LubeĀ® 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...
  • 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)...
  • Saturday's 8/4 local schedule (updated Saturday PM with SVABL)

    BASEBALL International League: Columbus at Norfolk, 7:15 Eastern League: Richmond at Harrisburg, 7 Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup quarterfinal Game 1 (in best-of-three): Fayetteville vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium, 7:05 Peninsula Muscular...
  • Sunday's 8/5 local schedule (updated Saturday PM with SVABL)

    BASEBALL International League: Columbus at Norfolk, 6:15 Eastern League: Richmond at Harrisburg, 2:05 Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup quarterfinal Game 2 (in best-of-three): Peninsula Pilots at Fayetteville, 7:05 Peninsula Muscular Dystrophy Benefit...
  • Monday's 8/6 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Gwinnett, 7:05 Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup quarterfinal Game 3 (if necessary): Peninsula Pilots at Fayetteville, 7:05 Peninsula Muscular Dystrophy Benefit tournament: Minor (age 7-9) Division (at Phoebus C...
  • Thursday's 8/9 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmage) Salem at Warwick, 5 Golf Bay Rivers District regular-season match No. 2 (at Kiskiack), 10 a.m. BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Gwinnett, 7:05 Eastern League: Harrisburg at Richmond, 7:05 Peninsula Muscular...