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Sheepshead Bay's Dena Borgia Running In NYC Marathon For Her Son, Diagnosed With CdLS

10/22/15 , http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2015/10/sheepshead-bays-dena-borgia-running-in-nyc-marathon-for-her-son-diagnosed-with-cdls/
In less than two weeks, Sheepshead Bay resident Dena Borgia will join more than 50,000 runners for the New York City Marathon. Every participant has their own reason for joining the race. For some, it's about the thrill of competition -- an opportunity to measure themselves against the world's best long distance runners. Others, like Dena, will be crossing the finish line to raise money for charity. However, Dena's fundraising effort hits very close to home. Her run will raise money for the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation, an organization that supports those diagnosed with CdLS as well as their families.
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Hotels, community groups offer special Halloween

10/22/15 , http://www.postcrescent.com/story/entertainment/events/halloween/2015/10/22/great-country-pumpkin-party/74438404/
GRAND CHUTE -- A variety of community groups made Halloween come early for some Fox Valley kids who might not otherwise have the chance to get their share of tricks and treats.
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Zebrafish Study Shows New Insights On Human Heart Defects

10/19/15 , http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/31434/20151016/zebrafish-study-shows-new-insights-human-heart-defects.htm
Researchers now have new insights about the causes of congenital heart defects, a rare developmental disorder, by experimenting with zebra fish, according to a news release.
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Bayside woman running Chicago Marathon to raise awareness of genetic disorder

10/06/15 , http://www.glendalenow.com/news/bayside-woman-running-chicago-marathon-to-raise-awareness-of-genetic-disorder-b99590717z1-330742551.html
Running a marathon isn't something you do on a whim.
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