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  • Carole Nolan, 1932-2012

     
    Former WBEZ-FM 91.5 PR director Merillee Clark Redmond has sent over this remembrance Carole Nolan, who transformed the station from a sleepy, part-time classroom-of-the-air outlet to a full-service public radion station, died early this morning at age...
  • Six degrees of Kevin Bacon (and The Bacon Brothers) MDA show at SteelStacks

     
    Actor Kevin Bacon doesn’t just play a working musician on TV or in the movies – he actually is one. And a pretty darned decent one at that. Kevin Bacon sings at SteelStacks Levitt Pavilion on Saturday Bacon and his......
  • Folk-rock duo featuring famous actor to perform at MDA event at Levitt Pavilion

     
    A musical duo featuring a Golden Globe Award-winning actor will headline music at the 25th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Ride for Life celebration May 5 at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStack in Bethlehem, it was just announced. The Bacon Brothers,....
  • Dean's Bio

    Dean's Bio
    "Dean Richards' Sunday Morning" covers Chicago's entertainment and lifestyle scene including movies, theater, food, and dining, Sundays from 6:30-11 a.m. CT on WGN Radio 720. Dean's movie reviews are also heard Thursday afternoons at 5 p.m. on "The...
  • Steve Highsmith

    Steve Highsmith
    Steve Highsmith is PHL17's Director of Community Relations and host of PHL17's community affairs program , "In Focus." Highsmith is seen on NBC10 as the host of "NBC10@Issue," a news and public affairs show, and covers elections and politics. He serves as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jerry Lewis Hospitalized Before Charity Show

    Jerry Lewis Hospitalized Before Charity Show
    SYDNEY (KTLA) -- Jerry Lewis was rushed to a hospital after falling ill moments before he was to appear at a show in Australia. The 85-year-old entertainer was so ill that he could not even get out of a car which brought him to the club Friday, reports...
  • Disabled activist, entrepreneur receives national award from Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Thomas Arrington III runs a green energy company, advocates for the disabled, and is the primary caretaker for his 3-year-old son Chase. "Use your quiet voice," he exhorts his youngest son, while juggling a business call on his Blackberry and...
  • April 12: Midday Fix - Muscular Dystrophy Association

    April 12: Midday Fix - Muscular Dystrophy Association
    Muscular Dystrophy Association Event: A Toast To Life Saturday, April 16 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Park West Chicago www.mdatoasttolife.com
  • Firefighter, SWAT to run Mini Marathon in full gear for charity

    Firefighter, SWAT to run Mini Marathon in full gear for charity
    A special group of Mini Marathon runners will be going the extra mile in this year's race. Several Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department SWAT members will be taking part in the race while wearing full SWAT gear. They'll be joined by Bloomington Fire...