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  • NFL donates $1 million plus to fight cancer

    The NFL will donate more than $1 million to the American Cancer Society as a result of this year's breast cancer awareness campaign.


  • FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 21, 2007, traffic passes a cellular tower along a stretch of Interstate 470 north of Lee's Summit, Mo. A Long Island township, in New York, has imposed restrictions on the placement of new cell towers that are among the toughest in the country, and one phone company said, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, it effectively bans new construction. (AP Photo/Dick Whipple, File)

    NY town enacts tough cell tower limits

    A Long Island township has imposed restrictions on the placement of new cell towers that are among the toughest in the country, and one phone company says it effectively bans new construction.


  • Report: Cancer is the world's costliest disease

    Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer Society contends in a new report it will present at a global cancer conference in China this week.


  • CITIZEN JOURNALISM: Bras for breast cancer

    Imagine a meaningful way to get rid of old articles of clothing while helping raise awareness to save women around the world. That double good deed is what "The Kane Show" at Hot 99.5-FM is doing Friday with its Bras Across D.C. event at the Reflecting Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., the disc jockeys will be taking women's donated bras and lining the pool in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.


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