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  • A bidding war raises thousands at "Go Pink"

    A bidding war raises thousands at "Go Pink"
    With speaker Stacy London upping the ante, two supporters ended up in a bidding war at "Go Pink," the annual breast cancer luncheon to raise money for the Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Up for bid at the live auction was a Saks...
  • Lauderhill Pop Warner teams help raise money for Relay For Life

    The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life received a positive boost recently thanks to a local broadcaster and a pair of Lauderhill Pop Warner clubs. Spurred by broadcaster Jonathan JDOGG Lederman, fans of the Lauderhill Broncos and Lauderhill Lions...
  • As many as seven Bay Rivers football players could finish the regular season with more than 1,000 yards rushing

    As many as seven Bay Rivers football players could finish the regular season with more than 1,000 yards rushing
    In addition to Smithfield's quest to reach the 4A South Region playoffs, which it can fulfill with a win Friday at Bruton, the remaining mystery in the final week of the Bay Rivers District football regular season involves running backs. Can York's...
  • Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma

    Genetically modified cells learn to fight mesothelioma
    It’s been called the “fifth pillar” of cancer treatment: genetically reengineering the human immune system to recognize cancers and fight them. The treatment has shown recent promise in fighting blood cancers such as leukemia. But hard...
  • Guide to Lehigh Valley holiday craft shows

    It's fun and interesting to search for handmade gifts at local holiday craft shows. And there are plenty of craft shows to keep you busy, from the German-style Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem to the Hidden Treasures Artisans Studio Tour. Some are also...
  • An older plaza on 20th Street gets a makeover

    Right on the 20th Street corridor targeted to transform into an off-campus enclave for Florida Atlantic University and other students, an older commercial center is getting ready for the redo. Plum Park Plaza on the 100 block of Northwest 20th Street...
  • Marie Zenk Morrison: Mother spent her life taking care of others

    Marie Zenk Morrison: Mother spent her life taking care of others
    It was the Korean War, and Marie Zenk Morrison's husband had already left for his assignment in the Philippines. She was joining him, so she packed up her sons, got on the train and then on a converted troop carrier, heading to their destination. The...
  • Students join to fight cancer

    Students join to fight cancer
    Alabang, Philippines remains a place 15-year-old Dannah De Jesus won’t forget. That’s where she met her childhood friend, or as Dannah says, her sister. But that time with her sister was short-lived. Dannah remembers seeing her friend,...
  • Allentown's Jessica Sargent runs to raise awareness of esophageal cancer

    Allentown resident Jessica Sargent will be one of more than 30,000 runners taking part in Sunday's 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon, taking place in and around Washington, D.C. The event serves as more than just a marathon to Sargent. It will be a...
  • Rhonda Swan: Breast cancer awareness? Better to talk prevention

    Rhonda Swan: Breast cancer awareness? Better to talk prevention
    Every time I've gone grocery shopping this month, a smiling cashier donned in a bright pink shirt has asked if I want to donate to breast cancer research. Each time my answer has been no. It's not that I don't care about the millions around the...
  • Stay alert for breast cancer

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and an opportunity for women to take charge of their health by learning how to detect breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage. Planned Parenthood provides breast cancer education and...