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Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
A former editor of mine sometimes referred to what he called a "Hey, Martha" story. That was his term for a story with an offbeat or amusing twist. In other words, if an old couple were rocking on their front porch while the husband read the paper, he...
PBS MicroBrew Festival Put your taste buds to the test at the third annual PBS MicroBrew Festival. The event runs 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown. The home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs will welcome dozens of brewers, including local...
Roanoke Firefighters and other emergency workers will square off in an eating challenge for a good cause Wednesday. It's the 3rd annual Burger Battle at Smokey Bones benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters will challenge the EMS...
In recent years, the Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s annual telethon has undergone dramatic transformations from its early days as a live Labor Day weekend broadcast spanning almost two days with an endless parade of stars, pleas for charity and the anything-...
LAUGHING AT YOUR NIGHTMARE 1 Walk and laugh your troubles away this Saturday at East Hills Moravian Church in Bethlehem. The 5K Run/Walk/Roll benefits the Laughing at My Nightmare, Inc. whose mission is to promote positivity and fund muscular...
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
When school is out for the summer, Diane Warpehoski and her two preteen girls trade folders for flotation devices and lunchboxes for lane lines. The Warpehoskis don swimwear and head to the Owners Club facility at their master-planned community of...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for...
Colleen Gulick was extremely busy last weekend, not that she's any stranger to being busy. The 22-year-old from Spring City, Chester County, has been riding at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown practically since she learned to pedal a...
Children with a rare form of muscular dystrophy called Pompe disease often spend their days tethered to mechanical ventilators in order to breathe. But results from a new clinical trial at University of Florida Health show that gene therapy improved...
Jerry Huang left his wheelchair at the side of the pool before gliding through more than 400 meters of water at this year's Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge. From beginners to experts, people of all abilities swam laps to raise money for free swimming lessons...
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