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Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: 'Greatest' stories of vets, eggs, muscles and magic

Jeff Vorva's Extra Point: 'Greatest' stories of vets, eggs, muscles and magic

    Photo courtesy of Ed McElroy Muhammad Ali, who died last week, and Oak Lawn’s Ed McElroy pose during an event in 1978.     This was like bringing Donald Trump to a Mexican Pride meeting. In the early 1970s, Muhammad Ali was a hated man by many white veterans for refusing to go into the military during the Viet Nam war era. The controversial boxer was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title and sentenced to... Read more

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League, state and national honors for ar…

  The three Players of the Year featured this week are who the Reporter-Regional newspaper deemed to be the best in the area. Choosing these athlete is rarely easy. We have a deep pool of athletes to choose from – many have been decorated with honors several times. Here is a look at some of the area award winners: BASEBALL LOUISVILLE SLUGGER ALL-AMERICAN: Our Player of the Year, Ryan Kutt of Brother Rice, and his teammate, Andrew Dyke were... Read more

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BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more

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Golf is like life, so enjoy good moments

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Summer is now over a week old. Along with some warmer temperatures, there are other signs that summer is here. I notice when I drive ito work there are less cars on the road. Little activity is going on at the local high school near my home. Sometimes when I leave a little later during the school year, vehicles are lined up at the stop sign as some parents drop off... Read more