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Columnist Nicole Phillips, daughter appearing on Hallmark Channel show

Nicole Phillips (in pink) and her daughter, Jordan (blue), pose with the hosts of Hallmark Channel's "Home and Family." Hallmark Channel / Special to Forum News Service

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Columnist and former Fargo TV anchor Nicole Phillips and her daughter, Jordan, appeared on The Hallmark Channel’s “Home and Family” to talk about Cozys for the Cure, Jordan’s project to raise money for breast cancer research by selling hand-sewn coffee cup sleeves.

The episode aired Wednesday morning, June 20, and will be rebroadcast at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Phillips, a columnist for Forum Communications Co., was diagnosed with stage 2 lobular invasive carcinoma. Nicole is now cancer-free, but the cozys continue to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation – approximately $100,000 to date – thanks in part to Walmart, which purchased about 200,000 of them.

This was not Jordan’s first major interview for Cozys for the Cure. She’s appeared on “NBC Nightly News” with Lester Holt and on

Nicole’s husband, Saul, is a former head men’s basketball coach at North Dakota State. He now coaches at Ohio University.

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