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Another black Sabbath: Three doctors die in Palos Hills plane crash one week after two nuns and a senior die in Oak Lawn car crash

Another black Sabbath: Three doctors die in Palos Hills plane crash one week after two nuns and a senior die in Oak Lawn car crash

  Photo by Jeff Vorva Local police and federal officials work the scene Monday morning. Palos Hills resident Michael D’Alessio was on his computer Oct. 5 when he started watching video of the fatal car crash in Oak Lawn that claimed three lives. One week later, he and his family were up close and personal with a tragedy a lot closer to home. A plane crashed in a small field in the 10100... Read more

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Life in the fast lane

Speed kills as Bulldogs race past Spartans   In automotive parlance it was like pitting a pickup truck against a Ferrari — and letting the Ferrari have a head-start.  Friday night’s South Suburban Conference Red matchup between cross-town rivals Oak Lawn and Richards pretty much rated that comparison. Here’s how Spartans coach Sean Lucas described his team’s foe:  “They’re not the big Richards teams of the past, but they are fast,” he said. “Our kids battled them and a... Read more

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Old Brosnan doesn’t bond well with audience in ‘November Man…

By Tony Pinto Pierce Brosnan is back in action as a wannabe James Bond. The man who actually played James Bond in “Goldeneye” nearly 20 years ago, is back trying to be an action star in the movie “The November Man.”      At 61, he’s still got something, but that might just be his appetite for on screen drinking.  Brosnan plays ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux, who, like Bond, is fond of the liquor.... Read more

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Kernels of wisdom can come later in life

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Kernels of wisdom can come later in life

Have you ever had first-day-on-the-job drama? That’s a YES for me. Back in the day, when I worked in corporate America, I found myself staring into the glares of an angry man, hitting me full speed with his tirades. I’d just gotten a promotion within my company, a position many were vying for. I was eager to learn the new role so, I worked through my lunch. My appetite didn’t... Read more