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  • 'Whitetail Underdogs' now on RCN Cable

    Playing catch-up after a week of enjoying the outdoors is perhaps worse than suffering from cabin fever. Sorting through the lengthy email list and voice mails is not the type of indoor activity that makes the heart beat faster, but it sure does raise...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help. Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Fun run Temple Isaiah sponsors the 10th annual Matzohball 5K and 1-mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and...
  • Pa. high school baseball could use a few rule tweaks

    The 2014 high school baseball season has reached its twilight. All but a handful of District 11 teams will be done playing by this morning. While Notre Dame-Green Pond and Parkland can still pursue a state title, most programs are already pointing...
  • 2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners

    2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners
    Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • Three win Amanda Post student athlete scholarships [Clarksville]

    This week's news seems mostly all about winners. Everybody wants to be a winner and it's nice when everyone can win. Sometimes struggling to compete makes you a winner even without a trophy or ribbon. Congratulations to all who struggle in the race of...
  • Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
  • Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer

    Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer
    Membership on the Deerfield High School badminton team is about more than being an athlete. Members have to be part of the community. They have to raise money and donate time, and not just once. The Warriors certainly have met with success on the court...