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Ice bucket challenge one year on

New York - Last summer the ice bucket challenge was all the rage, with most people carrying out the water pouring task to raise awareness and funds for ALS charities. How effective was the campaign for the charities involved?

Op-Ed: Forget the ice bucket challenge — Marijuana treats ALS

A viral Internet sensation, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over a whopping $100 million to fund research into finding a treatment for ALS. Sounds great, except that most of the money is spent elsewhere and marijuana already treats the disease.

Steve Grand completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, with a twist

Duluth - Singer-songwriter Steve Grand has been challenged by many for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and he completes it with his own twist.

Ice bucket challenge raises $100 million

Charitable donations to the charity ALS Association have rocketed in August after its #IceBucketChallenge went viral. Donations have now surpassed $100 million.

Op-Ed: Sixteen ice bucket challenge politicians voted for ALS cuts

Washington - Several U.S. legislators who voted in favor of a bill that cut federal funding for ALS research have, somewhat bizarrely, taken the chilly plunge for charity.

3 Doors Down fulfills ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, continues to tour

Acclaimed rock band 3 Doors Down participated in their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which turned out to be a great deal of fun.

Martina McBride successfully completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Country sensation Martina McBride was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by veteran country music star, George Strait, who is known as "King George" in the genre.

Men of The Strip takes ALS Challenge, to do shows in Las Vegas Special

Las Vegas - The guys from "Men of the Strip" were nominated to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Jeff Timmons from 98 Degrees, as well as the other male revues at Las Vegas.

Op-Ed: David Cook is a real rocker, does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Rock singer-songwriter David Cook received some harsh criticism from Caleb Johnson, the winner of season 13 of American Idol.

Country singer Brett Eldredge thanks parents at No. 1 party

Nashville - Country singer Brett Eldredge celebrated his second No. 1 single at a party held in the BMI building in Nashville, on August 20.

Video: Bush accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges Clinton

Crawford - If you spend any time on social media sites, you have undoubtedly seen a recent flood of videos showing friends, family members, celebrities, athletes and now former presidents getting doused with a bucket of ice water.

Video: When the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached new heights the past few weeks, with a slew of celebrities and normal people taking part. Naturally, however, there are some who didn't succeed at having a bucket of ice water poured over their heads.

Review: Jake Miller rocks New York, completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Special

Huntington - On August 18, rapper Jake Miller headlined a concert at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, presented by the hit radio station, 106.1 BLI.

Corey Griffin dies celebrating ALS Ice Bucket Challenge success

Nantucket - Hockey player Corey Griffin died in a diving accident after celebrating that the Ice Bucket Challenge was going viral. He was one of the amazing people behind starting this challenge to help those with the debilitating disease.
 

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Former President George W. Bush gets drenched with ice water.
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