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  • Amy Lutz

    Amy Lutz
    Amy Lutz is thrilled to be working in her home state again!  Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, she is a die hard Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan.  Amy spent the past few years anchoring in Columbus, OH.  Prior to that, she spent nearly a decade...
  • Catholic Relief Services denies funding contraception

    Catholic Relief Services is defending a grant it shared with another aid group that separately funds contraception, which is a violation of church doctrine. The Baltimore-based group that is the Catholic community's official international humanitarian...
  • Komen Questioned: Doctors Say Ads Touting Mammograms are Misleading

    Komen Questioned: Doctors Say Ads Touting Mammograms are Misleading
    The Susan G. Komen race for the cure--synonymous with pink ribbons and breast cancer. Two professors at Dartmouth Medical School now claim that Komen ads appearing magazines last October implied that skipping mammograms is harmful. In short stating...
  • Nancy Brinker, Other Komen Leaders Stepping Down

    Nancy Brinker, Other Komen Leaders Stepping Down
    Two leaders of one of America's leading breast cancer advocacy groups are leaving their posts, months after the foundation came under fire during a controversy over funding for Planned Parenthood projects. Nancy Brinker will leave her position as CEO and...
  • Komen Controversy hurts Local Fundraising

    Komen Controversy hurts Local Fundraising
    Both the president, Liz Thompson, and the founder, Nancy Brinker,  Susan G Komen announced Wednesday they are stepping down. It's latest shake-up at the non-profit. In January, Komen decided to eliminate funding to Planned Parenthood. After a three-day...
  • Susan G. Komen For The Cure 2 Races-September 22, 2012 And September 23, 2012

    Susan G. Komen For The Cure 2 Races-September 22, 2012 And September 23, 2012
    Susan G. Komen For the Cure Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Race The annual 10K/5K Run/ Walk and 1 mile Fun Walk gathers individuals from around the area to celebrate life, remember those who have lost the battle against breast cancer, and raise funds...
  • Planned Parenthood launches U.S. breast health initiative

    Planned Parenthood launches U.S. breast health initiative
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, a target of U.S. conservatives opposed to its abortion and birth control services, said on Monday it will use $3 million in donations to launch an initiative to fight breast cancer with expanded screenings and...
  • Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts

    Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts
    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
  • Grandmother Mobilizing Fight Against Gun Violence

    For an activist, Kathleen Glueck is exceptionally polite. When speaking, she reflexively checks her tone, careful to not monopolize a conversation. "I'm rattling on too much," she says, unnecessarily apologetic. After sending me data to make her case,...
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  • Young Marylanders honored for community spirit

    Young Marylanders honored for community spirit
    Two years ago, when Sade Miller was in fifth grade at Ridgely Elementary School in Denton, she decided to raise money for the hospice in Caroline County. Instead of holding a bake sale or asking the adults in her life for money, Sade (pronounced Sha-day)...