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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)...
  • Stringing up Bras for a Cause along the road in Fallston

    Stringing up Bras for a Cause along the road in Fallston
    Katie Walls, 23, of Bel Air, always wanted to be an event planner. She remembers growing up with a mom who threw "the best birthday parties," a path she wished to follow. She also lost a grandmother to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2002. She remembers the...
  • Harford ready to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there will be plenty of reminders, activities and educational opportunities throughout Harford County. Harford's observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this Friday evening,...
  • 'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help

    'Clays against Cancer' gives skeet and trap shooters chance to help
    Deborah Gibson grew up on a dairy farm near Allentown, Pa., and learned at a young age how to hunt for deer and other animals. Skeet and trap shooting — the art of shooting clay pigeons out of the air — were not among her family's outdoor...
  • Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation

    Debate over Komen's Planned Parenthood decision grows in Maryland, nation
    The inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race scheduled for Ocean City in April was meant to be a feel-good event promoting a noble cause — and a way to boost tourism during the resort town's off-season. Now uncertainty surrounds it and other...
  • Letter from the Komen Maryland Executive Director

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the recent controversy surrounding Susan G. Komen and the subsequent amendment of the grant funding criteria policy. Nothing has changed these past few days as far as the local funding for breast cancer services...
  • Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight

    Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight
    As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser. Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
  • Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal

     Groups react to Susan G. Komen's Planned Parenthood reversal
    The Susan G. Komen for the Curebreast cancer advocacy and charity group backed away Friday from a plan to slash funding to Planned Parenthood programs, but the public apology might not be enough to repair its damaged image right away. Experts in public...
  • Rosie Napravnik runs away with second Female Jockey Challenge

    Rosie Napravnik runs away with second Female Jockey Challenge
    Rosie Napravnik has been establishing herself as one of the world’s top female jockeys in 2012, which continued Friday afternoon as the ran away with the second-annual Female Jockey Challenge at Pimlico Race Course. The competition consisted of...
  • Optimizer using Preakness to prepare for Belmont Stakes

    Optimizer using Preakness to prepare for Belmont Stakes
    D. Wayne Lukas has had plenty of success with horses running in the second leg of the Triple Crown. His five career wins at Pimlico's featured event speak for themselves. But this year, Lukas decided to take a slightly different approach. His horse,...
  • Baltimore area breast cancer resources

    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maryland Holds annual walk to raise money for local and national breast cancer programs. Awards grants to state programs that increase access to quality...
  • Komen gives out $58 million in grants

    Susan G. Komen for the Cureon Thursday announced $58 million in grants to support breast cancer research.  The 154 grants were given to researchers in 22 states, including Maryland, and 7 countries. The grants will cover a wide spectrum of breast...