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  • Gifts Of Manchester Road Race

    Runners and spectators alike hope for the best when Thanksgiving Day and the Manchester Road Race arrive. But you never know what you'll get when it comes to the weather. Take 1992. Rain was persistent, even heavy at times. Of course, it's hard to...
  • Eyemax Speech Device

    Eyemax Speech Device
    For more information about the Eyemax and other devices including a handheld tool called Xpress, go to www.dynavoxtech.com The power of words. When disease robs patients of their voices, technology returns the gift of speech. Judy Harp-Prunty: "Amy,...
  • Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on Labor Day Weekend

    Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on Labor Day Weekend
    September 2, 2009 PHILADELPHIA – – MyPHL17 is set to air the 2009 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. The telethon, starring MDA national chairman and number-one volunteer Jerry Lewis, will air on myphl17 beginning Sunday night, September...
  • Ed McMahon dead at 86

    Ed McMahon dead at 86
    Ed McMahon, a television pioneer who warmed "The Tonight Show" couch for nearly 30 years as Johnny Carson's jovial sidekick and announcer, died early Tuesday morning in a Los Angeles hospital, surrounded by family and friends. McMahon, whose role as...
  • Muscular Dystrophy Research

    Muscular Dystrophy Research
    Inside the lab. It's where the hopes of scientists and patients merge. But a medical breakthrough takes time ... and lots of money. A local researcher takes us behind the scenes as he embarks on a promising journey. Dr. Renzhi Han, Muscular Dystrophy...
  • 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...
  • The Speechless Speech

    The Speechless Speech
    Listening to silence and hearing a powerful message. Your voice doesn't have to work to get your point across. Just watch closely. Without saying a word Anne Marie Schlekeway makes people stand up. Clap. Although she can't talk, she has others talking....
  • Shopping: Weekend update

     
    Sales On Friday, Fred Segal Melrose launches its fall pre-sale. Ron Herman will be taking 50% off retail on women's and men???s fashions from Dries Van Noten, Alexander Wang, Lanvin, Current/Elliott, Elizabeth & James, Anna Sui, Ann Demeulemeester, Maison...