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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • 3 books to help guide you through treatment and recovery

    3 books to help guide you through treatment and recovery
    It may be hard to believe with the proliferation of pink ribbons during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but breast cancer used to be a taboo topic. You can see the radical shift in cultural attitudes with the books now available, a 180-degree...
  • The goods: Gear to raise awareness for breast cancer

     The goods: Gear to raise awareness for breast cancer
    Every October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, companies release products in which a portion of profit is donated to research foundations. Here are six that help support finding a cure. Kiel James Patrick Twiggy bracelet Hand-sewn in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middlesex County To "Go Pink" In October

    Now in its fifth year, the goPINK Project is an annual event held during the month of October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in which hair salons, businesses and schools come together throughout Middlesex County to raise funds for the...
  • Heat free scrimmage Oct. 1, to highlight breast-cancer awareness

    Heat free scrimmage Oct. 1, to highlight breast-cancer awareness
      The Miami Heat's annual free preseason open scrimmage will be 7 p.m. Oct.1 at AmericanAirlines Arena.   While there is no charge for the event, fans must register for tickets at Ticketmaster.com, with those tickets now available. Tickets will not be...
  • NFL sponsors should sever ties over scandals, majority in poll say

    By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK, Sept 24 (Reuters) - More than half of Americans believe that brands should drop their sponsorship deals with the National Football League over its handling of players accused of domestic violence, according to a Reuters/Ipsos...
  • Fall brings haunted tours of Havre de Grace through November

    It's spooky, dear readers! Haunted tours of Havre de Grace run until Nov. 1, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $14. Call 410-939-1811 or email admin@mainstreethdg.com for details. Welcome to autumn! Acquire your fall harvest of pumpkins...
  • NFL's reach holds sponsors

    Corporate sponsors headed for the stadium exits after the racist rant by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Five months later, domestic violence scandals have rocked the National Football League, but major advertisers have opted merely...
  • P&G responds to domestic violence problem, cancels promotion

    P&G responds to domestic violence problem, cancels promotion
    Fallout from the NFL's off-field domestic violence issue has prompted Procter & Gamble to withdraw from taking part in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, according to multiple reports. CBSSports.com reported that P&G's Crest brand had been working on the...
  • Library's event to honor breast cancer survivors

    Shopping and a champagne lunch are slated in honor of cancer survivors at the Girls, Pearls, Hats and Heels fundraiser. The Delray Beach Public Library puts on the annual event in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct....
  • NFL, Roger Goodell repeatedly dropped the ball in Ray Rice case

    It is sickening in its violence. A powerful athlete named Ray Rice throws a left-handed jab that knocks then-fiancee Janay Palmer into an elevator railing and sends her crumpling to the ground. It is shocking in its callousness. Rice stares idly down at...