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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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Fire and Red Stars notes and news

Fire and Red Stars notes and news

Photo by Jeff Vorva Khaly Thiam, shown in a match earlier this year, scored his first goal for the Fire June 22, but his team lost a wild 4-3 battle to Philadelphia. SAN JOSE AT CHICAGO FIRE WHEN: 7 p.m., Friday WHERE: Toyota Park in Bridgeview FIRE RECORD: 2-7-5 SAN JOSE’S RECORD: 5-4-7 LAST TIME: San Jose came up with a 2-1 victory March, 22, 2015 in the third game of the season in California when Fatai Alashe and Ty Hardin scored... 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