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  • NFL dodges a bullet in proposed concussion settlement

    NFL dodges a bullet in proposed concussion settlement
    It's nice that retired NFL players will finally get some compensation for years of head-banging in games and debilitating health in the years after. Something is always better than nothing, and $765 million is certainly better than nothing. Curly...
  • 2013 Fall movie preview

    2013 Fall movie preview
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • Sheldon Hackney dies at 79; educator chaired endowment for humanities

    Sheldon Hackney, an educator and historian who served as president of Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania before becoming chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has died. He was 79. Hackney died Thursday at his home on...
  • Film Review: 'I Am Breathing'

    Not so much harrowing as achingly reflective, "I Am Breathing" follows, with expressive respect, the last year or so in the life of a 33-year-old Scottish architect whose vivacious wife and young son can be of only limited help as he slowly succumbs to...
  • Authorities searching for missing man, 75

    Authorities searching for missing man, 75
    Police are asking the public for help as they search for a 75-year-old man missing from the 5000 block of South Lake Shore Drive. Robert Ross is described as 5'10'', 150 lbs., and may be driving a teal Honda Accord with license plate Y484095. He has Lou...
  • The Stan Simpson Show: Overcoming ALS, UConn Football

    In the first two segments, Stan talks with Kelvin Moore, who shares his personal experience with his ongoing battle against Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. In the last part of the show, Hartford Courant...
  • News briefs: Avoid a potential trigger for Parkinson's disease

    More than a million Americans have Parkinson's disease, which is more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig's disease combined. Parkinson's kills brain cells that produce dopamine, a nerve-...
  • Three Atlanta radio hosts fired for making fun of Steve Gleason

    Three Atlanta radio hosts fired for making fun of Steve Gleason
    Three Atlanta radio hosts were fired Monday evening after making fun of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, who is now confined to a wheelchair as he battles ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Gleason wrote a column for Sports...
  • High-profile Orlando attorney seeds medical marijuana fight

    High-profile Orlando attorney seeds medical marijuana fight
    John Morgan already has the battle cry for his upcoming fight to change Florida's constitution to legalize medical marijuana. "I'll take God's plant over Big Pharma's pills," Morgan says. Morgan, a high-profile Orlando attorney whose firm employs...
  • Southside boosters banquet came at right time to remind us of a brighter future

    Joe Sterrett, Lehigh University's director of athletics, was a surprise addition to the list of speakers on Thursday night at the South Side Boosters 34th annual spring awards dinner at the Se-Wy-Co Fire Company banquet hall in Bethlehem. It was a...
  • Fund-raiser to feature six music acts to support fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

     
    A musical event featuring six regional acts – playing to raise funds for the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, will be held Sept. 22 at Main Gate nightclub in Allentown. Larry O'Rourke Rock for ALS....
  • Help patients like Donna by joining the 2012 Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS

     
    ALS patient Donna Katcher of Allentown will be participating in the 10th annual Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at Coca-Cola Park. The walk supports the ALS Association Philadelphia chapter's efforts to raise awareness and money to...