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3 years 2 months ago

MDA asks USA for $1 more in telethon

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Despite missing its biggest star in Jerry Lewis, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is asking millions of Americans for at least $1 more than the $58.9 million it raised last year during its annual Labor Day weekend telethon. This year's revamped fundraiser plans to trot out as...

3 years 3 months ago

Comedians rally in support of Jerry Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Lewis' separation from the Muscular Dystrophy Association is not a laughing matter for some comedians. Paul Rodriguez, Larry Miller, Tom Dreesen, Norm Crosby and others have joined in support of Lewis; the 85-year-old comedian who the MDA says is no longer its national chairman...

5 years 2 months ago

Donations show bond between fire departments

There was a particularly touching moment during the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon Monday afternoon, a show of brotherhood between the Pueblo and Colorado Springs Fire Departments. As firefighters from the CSFD brought in their cash donations from the Fill the Boot campaign, Scott Reiman of the International Association of Fire...

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