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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Mary Ann Mobley, actress and Miss America 1959, dies at 77

    Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of...
  • Around Town: Kids raise 65,149 pennies for drug prevention

    Around Town: Kids raise 65,149 pennies for drug prevention
    Students from 23 classes at Adams Elementary School in Costa Mesa raised $651.49 — in the form of 65,149 pennies — in a Pennies for Prevention drive to benefit Community Service Programs' Project PATH, which fights problems associated with...
  • Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut

    Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut
    Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace. The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...
  • Monica Jane DeemerJune 12, 1934 - November 14, 2014

    Monica Jane Deemer<br/>June 12, 1934 - November 14, 2014
    Monica Jane Deemer, 80, of Newport Beach, passed peacefully at home Friday, November 14, 2014. She was born to the late Alfred and Olive Langridge, June 12, 1934, in Los Angeles, Ca. Monica graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Hope Floats at Maryland Live Casino

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Hope Floats at Maryland Live Casino
    Make the world a better place by drinking and gambling? Sign me up. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in case you missed those bright pink cleats on Torrey Smith or the bubblegum-colored ribbons adorning any number of consumer products for sale....
  • A picture is worth a thousand words

    A picture is worth a thousand words
    Twenty photos outlined by white matting and black, rectangular frames hang on the walls of Helium Creative, a brand-development firm that sits on the corner of FATVillage in Fort Lauderdale. One a flight attendant, one a yogi and one the Vice Mayor of...
  • Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure

    Komen race unites family, friends to run or walk for breast cancer cure
    When a 17-year-old high school senior was the first to cross the finish line in this year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, he was soon followed by his parents, a sister — and his cancer-surviving 73-year-old grandmother. Conner Masteran, a...
  • Annual Chili Cook-Off will be simmering in downtown Leesburg

    The Downtown Leesburg Business Association will present the 15th annual Chili Cook-Off Saturday in the Towne Square in downtown. Public serving starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 for all-you-can-eat sampling of chili. There will be live entertainment...
  • Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' actress, dies at 66

    Marcia Strassman, 'Welcome Back, Kotter' actress, dies at 66
    Actress Marcia Strassman, known for her roles in such hits as "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "M*A*S*H," died on Friday after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. She was 66. Along with her many TV credits, Strassman is...
  • Oct. 27 Letters: Student debt, breast cancer, Fort Monroe

    At the recent senatorial candidate forum at CNU, Ed Gillespie addressed the problem of the amount of student loans outstanding today. He said he also favors the solution proposed by Sens. Mark Warner and Marco Rubio of allowing the graduates to...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Race for the Cure Today, Oct. 26: Susan G. Komen Maryland presents its 22nd annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure in Hunt Valley to honor, celebrate and memorialize those affected by breast cancer throughout the state. The race is composed of a 5K (3....