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'Huge shock' in Palos Hills: Longtime pastor dies hours before Sunday's service

'Huge shock' in Palos Hills: Longtime pastor dies hours before Sunday's service

Pastor Roger Disque gave a 47-minute sermon on July 12 at the First Baptist Church in Palos Hills about the evil in the world. In the middle of the sermon he spoke of constant change faced by people every day. “You know, when you look at our world, it is on shaky ground,” Disque told the congregation. “There is nothing stable in this world today. For the minute you think you found... Read more

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Brooke-ends: Marist senior makes history…

  The Illinois High School Association Class 4A state softball state championship between Marist and Lincoln-Way East was scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. But at 5:30 p.m. the RedHawks players, coaches and fans were back in Chicago in the Marist cafeteria eating cake after listening to speeches about how great they were. The weather forecast in East Peoria forced the IHSA officials to schedule the game before noon and the Redhawks found morning glory with... 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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Gorman was the force in getting Rauner e…

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Gorman was the force in getting Rauner elected

Liz Gorman, the Orland Township GOP Committeeman and Cook County Commissioner, and I did not get along originally. We were at odds until she showed up at a public discussion about fighting rising taxes and I got a chance to understand her.I realized Gorman opposed rising taxes as much as I did. I realized she was a “centrist” willing to push back on extremists not just in the Democratic Party on... Read more