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  • Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team

    Ravens super-fan Captain Dee-Fense a goodwill ambassador for the team
    It's a sunny weekday afternoon when Captain Dee-Fense strolls into Beefalo Bob's, the pit beef joint in Curtis Bay, turning heads the way he often does. He's a big man, for one thing: 6 feet 4 and 235 pounds, with a build that suggests he's tossed around...
  • Nemours Children's Hospital is a lifesaver that almost didn't exist

    Nemours Children's Hospital is a lifesaver that almost didn't exist
    I'm standing on the top floor of the hospital that almost wasn't. It's a $400 million complex, boasting cutting-edge technology and nationally renowned researchers. When its doors open this fall, it will have but one goal: to help sick and dying...
  • 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...
  • MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH 2012 SET FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 8pm-11pm

    MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH 2012 SET FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 8pm-11pm
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Greater Washington DC and WDCW will join together to introduce area families affected by muscle disease and local sponsors to the community during the local broadcast of the annual Labor Day weekend show, this year...
  • Roanoke store owner won't press charges if thief helps a local charity

    Roanoke store owner won't press charges if thief helps a local charity
    A store owner isn't pressing charges against a man who stole something from her Roanoke business.  It wasn't money or merchandise. Instead the thief took 'the most interesting man in the world'. It's a 6-foot cardboard cutout featuring the star of the...
  • Real tax reform would force both sides to do some heavy lifting

    Real tax reform would force both sides to do some heavy lifting
    Typical daily schedule for a member of the United States Congress: •8:30 a.m. — National Wind Energy Association: to discuss wind production tax credit. •10 a.m. — National Association of Manufacturers: to discuss accelerated...
  • MDA Car Show kicks off at Roanoke Civic Center

    MDA Car Show kicks off at Roanoke Civic Center
    The Roanoke Civic center is transforming into a playground for car lovers. The annual Muscular Dystrophy Association car show is back in town. The event started Friday night. There are a couple dozen cars there, everything from old to new school....
  • Bringing purple passion to a cause

    Bringing purple passion to a cause
    There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce. "I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...
  • Hoses pull out a win at annual "Guns n Hoses" hockey game

    Hoses pull out a win at annual "Guns n Hoses" hockey game
    ¿¿Police officers and firefighters went head-to-head on the ice Friday night for the 10th annual Guns n Hoses hockey game. This match-up is all to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Everyone who watched the game at the Roanoke Civic Center was...
  • 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...
  • Community Members Walk For a Cause

    Community Members Walk For a Cause
    Salem, Va. Community members were walking for a cause in Salem. This afternoon marked the 2nd Annual Amazing Race. Proceeds will help those with Muscular Dystrophy. Teams competed in games and relays and were also asked to raise at least 74- dollars....