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26 min ago | Creative Mac

Great Success with the Ice Bucket Challenge; Now United Patients Group Challenges the ALS Foundation

The ALS Associations Ice Bucket Challenge has been a viral phenomenon. Celebrities like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfreyplus millions of regular peoplehave dumped buckets of ice water over their heads to raise funds and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Marijuana, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Over, iPhone and iPad App, University of Washington, Drugs

4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Tupas takes - ice bucket challenge'

THE ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze has the reached the House of Representatives as Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. accepted on Thursday the challenge made by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wellington Advertiser

Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador takes ice bucket challenge

Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador Krista Fraser is one of the latest participants to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge taking the plunge at her family's farm on Aug. 20. Fraser was nominated by her friend Jackie Maciukiewicz and said she knew it was going to be cold, but she was up for the challenge.

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Amarillo.com

Behind the Bucket: Webb battles ALS with faith, humor

It may seem odd for a man of deep faith and battling an incurable disease to start off each morning with a conversation with the devil, but let Jerry Webb explain.

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Related Topix: Health, Bushland, TX

Fort Francis Times

Family walking to support ALS

Like many others across North America, Casey Marchant accepted the ice bucket challenge-dumping freezing cold water on her head in support of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Canada, International Falls, MN

WTOK-TV Meridian

WTOK Staffers Accept ALS Challenge

Various WTOK's staffers have accepted the ice Bucket Challenge in recent days, including several members of the news team.

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Westland Observer

Gordon Chevrolet gets all wet for ALSGordon Chevrolet gets all wet...

Gordon Chevrolet gets all wet for ALS Gordon Chevrole employees douse themselves to help ALS Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/gordon-chevrolet-ice-bucket-challenge-als/14672601/ Andrew Stewart decided that if he called out GM CEO Mary Bara for the ice bucket challenge, he needed to do ... (more)

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WDRB-TV Louisville

SLIDESHOW: WDRB sacrifices Bill Lamb and the morning team in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Last week, Lamb criticized Louisville Metro councilwoman Attica Scott for a comment she made in connection with the recent unrest in Ferguson... Last week, Lamb criticized Louisville Metro councilwoman Attica Scott for a comment she made in connection with the recent unrest in Ferguson... Teddy Bridgewater says thank you to U of L students in an ad ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville

Examiner.com

Anne Curtis, Lea Salonga tag Sarah Geronimo to do the 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

Just yesterday, Aug. 26, 2014, Anne Curtis responded to the challenge. With the help of her boyfriend, Erwan Heusaff, the controversial actress/TV host accepted the ice bucket challenge after she was nominated by fellow ABS-CBN star Billy Crawford.

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Related Topix: Sarah Geronimo, Medicine, Health

Business Wire

Salin Bank Welcomes New Community President with a Splash

Earlier today, Boyd joined all Salin Bank employees to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, donating $100 for each of the Fort Wayne-based employees.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Health, Purdue University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WebProNews

Courteney Cox Does Ice Bucket Challenge With Ed Sheeran

Courteney Cox has joined a slew of celebrities who are taking the viral "ice bucket challenge", but unlike many of them, she got another celeb involved.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Medicine, Health

The Daily Advance

Locals taking a ice bucket challengea for ALS awareness

Staff Photo by Peter WilliamsPerquimans County High School Principal Chante Jordan and assistant principals Guy Webb and Laura Moreland get buckets of ice poured over them last Wednesday to raise money for the ALS Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Edenton, NC, Hertford, NC, Perquimans County, NC, Chowan County, NC

Alabama Live

Bathed in ice water: Birmingham City Council members take ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge"

It's an angry voter's dream - politicians being dunked with icy buckets of water in front of City Hall.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birmingham, AL

Examiner.com

Why I'm Defending the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

There's a big problem with the Ice Bucket Challenge , and it has nothing to do with Pamela Anderson or animal testing - it's people who are slamming individuals who take part in this awareness activity.

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Digital Game Developer

Fitz Takes- And Makes- ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The challenge has become a viral Internet sensation in recent weeks, as individuals and businesses worldwide have accepted and made challenges to their friends and "rivals" alike to pour buckets of ice water over their heads, making donations to the ALS in the process.

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MLive.com

See Davison mayor get doused in his take on Ice Bucket Challenge

Decked out in a pair of swim trunks and bright yellow University of Michigan T-shirt Monday, Aug. 25 outside of Davison City Hall, Mayor Tim Bishop stood in front of a step ladder over and over again.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Medicine, Health

ABS-CBN News

Why Erap won't do ice bucket challenge

MANILA Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada shot down Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson's ice bucket challenge, saying he does not want the publicity when he gives to charities.

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GlobeNewswire

MediciNova to Initiate Clinical Trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) in ALS

MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange , today announced the FDA approval to initiate a clinical trial of MN-166 in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, MediciNova, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic)

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBNS

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

It's probably the coldest activity ever to sweep the country, but that's certainly what has happened with the ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS research.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Opinion

St.Petersburg Times

St. Petersburg Governor Tips Ice Bucket Over Head in Charity Challenge

The usually staid governor of Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg has poured a bucket of water over his head for the "Ice Bucket Challenge," a global campaign aimed at raising money for, and awareness of, a degenerative motor neuron disease.

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