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  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
  • John Velazquez wins jockey challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day

    John Velazquez wins jockey challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day
    As he does customarily, John Velazquez came off the track at Pimlico Race Course, weighed himself and breezed past media en route to the jockey room. It wasn’t until a TV reporter went into the room to get him that he learned he had won Friday&...
  • Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small

    Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small
    It was the last leg of a practice run at Pimlico, and as jockey Andrea Seefeldt Knight came to the end of a spirited gallop, she pulled her colt up short. It was a sunny April day. She felt readier than ever for the Lady Legends of the Cure race, which...
  • Biz News: Uniqlo to open Sept. 3 at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3. The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
  • Komen chapter announces new board

    Susan G. Komen Orange County has announced its new 2014-15 board of directors. They include Costa Mesa resident Carrie Swanson; Laguna Beach resident and retired nurse Sol Reyes Roberts; Judie Vivian, founder of Newport Beach-based nonprofit Standup For...
  • Chicago races to run in May

    Chicago races to run in May
    It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city. May 3 >> Bark in the Park 5K - The plug: "The Anti-Cruelty Society’s largest single fundraiser" - Course: Montrose...
  • Florida man denied mammogram because of sex

    Florida man denied mammogram because of sex
    A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex. Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
  • The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red

    The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red
    How could anybody be mad about pink? That's the question I first asked myself when I heard of the debate within the breast cancer community over whether the ribbon might be doing more harm than good. (Read Saturday's column if you haven't already) If...
  • Road closures slated for Komen Race for the Cure

    Road closures slated for Komen Race for the Cure
    Roads around Hunt Valley will be closed Sunday morning because of the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, according to Baltimore County police. Road closures will begin at 6 a.m. with traffic delays expected in some spots until 11:30 a.m....
  • Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race
    Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...
  • Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor

    Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor
    Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor. "My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...