MDA Labor Day Telethon starts at 5 p.m. today

The 46th annual MDA Labor Day Telethon is today from 5 p.m. to midnight on the ABC affiliate, KVEW-TV.

The annual event to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be shorter this year than in past years. It also will be without host Jerry Lewis for the first time in the telethon's history.

Go to mda.org for information.