ALS

Peoria Public Radio News
6:47 am
Wed August 27, 2014

BU professor encouraging students to donate to ALS research

Dr. Steven Tippett
Credit bradley.edu

A Bradley University professor is involving his students in the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Dr. Steven Tippett is Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science. He’s taking the plunge Wednesday at noon outside Olin Hall of Science.

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:02 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Peoria Riverfront Museum Participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Peoria Riverfront Museum staff and boardmembers take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  All the money raised by the Riverfront Museum participants is being donated locally, to the Peoria Walk to Defeat ALS fund. The Museum has issued the challenge to the Peoria Park District, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, and the Peoria Civic Center.  Listen to the radio story here: http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-riverfront-museum-takes-ice-bucket-challenge

Peoria Public Radio News
12:32 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Peoria Riverfront Museum takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Credit Tamie Yost

You’ve likely seen the videos, someone gets a bucket of ice-water poured over their head and then challenges a friend or family member to do the same. 

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State News
6:53 am
Wed March 6, 2013

IL remembers first woman elected to statewide office

The first woman elected to statewide office in Illinois has died. Dawn Clark Netsch was 86. In January, she revealed she had ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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