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Schilling Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday

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Tanya Singleton Receives Probation

The cousin of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to two years probation and one year home confinement.

Tanya Singleton refused to testify before a grand jury investigating Hernandez's alleged role in the murder of Odin Lloyd

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

WBSM’s Jack Peterson Passes Away

One of the most recognizable voices in local radio has been silenced.

WBSM's Jack Peterson passed away Tuesday evening at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford at the age of 70 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer

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Joan Lunden
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Joan Lunden Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Former "Good Morning America" co-host Joan Lunden is sharing some difficult personal news. The 63-year-old broadcast vet returned to her former morning show home Tuesday to reveal she's been diagnosed with breast cancer during an interview with current "GMA" co-host and cancer survivor Robin Roberts.

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Stephen Strasburg
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MLB Star Gives Up Chew After The Death Of Tony Gwynn

The death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn is inspiring Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg to give up chewing tobacco. 

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Jim Kelly
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Former NFL Stars Turn Out For Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly's battle against cancer kept him from attending his own charity fundraiser, but he had plenty of backups, including several fellow Hall of Famers.

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Portrait of Fernando Garcia on display during Memorial Service.  Jim Phillips / TSM
Portrait of Fernando Garcia on display during Memorial Service. Jim Phillips / TSM

Businessman Fernando Garcia Remembered

Family members and friends remembered Fernando Garcia during a memorial service Friday at Bristol Community College in Fall River.

Garcia died earlier this month after a long battle with cancer

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Fernando Garcia/Facebook

Memorial Service Planned For Fernando Garcia

A long time businessman and community leader will be remembered later this month with a memorial service at Bristol Community College in Fall River.

Fernando Garcia of New Bedford died Tuesday following a long battle with cancer

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Boston Mayor Tom Menino
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Boston Mayor Tom Menino gettyiamges/bloomberg

Menino Has Advanced Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino is battling advanced cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

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“Boobies” Bracelet Wins Out Of Court

Metro News - The Supreme Court is declining to hear a case centering on breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "I 'heart' boobies."

The court's decision not to take up the case gives a victory to two Pennsylvania middle school students

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