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Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran pulls plug

NEW YORK (AP) – The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon is ending its annual Labor Day telethon, a television tradition for decades that has slowly disappeared from view since the sudden end of Jerry Lewis’ role as host following the 2010 show. 443 more words

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Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran pulls plug

NEW YORK (AP) – The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, a Labor Day television tradition for decades, is ending.

MDA said Friday that “the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving” make it the right time to end the annual event, memorably hosted for most of its life by Jerry Lewis. 57 more words

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MDA Telethon Is Ending

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NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, a Labor Day television tradition for decades, is ending.

MDA said Friday that “the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving” make it the right time to end the annual event, memorably hosted for most of its life by Jerry Lewis. 94 more words

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K-HITS Cares! The Muscular Dystrophy Association's ALS Research Initiative

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association, along with the Madden Family and the 2015 A Toast to Life Planning Committee, requests the pleasure of your company at the… 96 more words

K-HITS Cares