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A buzz at Moraine for new hoops coach

  Despite the fact that the men's basketball head coaching job at Moraine Valley Community College is a part-time position, athletic director Bill Finn was amazed at the level of  coaches who applied for the open job. But the candidate who was chosen by Finn and search committee as the program’s new head coach possessed one quality – full-time availability – that set himself apart from the others. Moraine Valley named long-time... Read more

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Fire/Red Stars analysis and notes

Fire/Red Stars analysis and notes

    Photo by Jeff Vorva The Red Stars Vanessa DiBernardo and Orlando’s Becky Edwards try to get the upper leg on a play Saturday night.     CHICAGO FIRE AT VANCOUVER WHITECAPS WHEN: 9 p.m., Wednesday WHERE: BC Place, Vancouver FIRE RECORD: 1-2-4 VANCOUVER RECORD: 3-5-2 LAST TIME: The Fire had a 57.8 percent mark possession, but gave up a goal in the 86th minute to Octavio Rivero for a 1-0 in Bridgeview on March 14, 2015.   So through seven games – five of which 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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Prince will rest in purple legacy

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Breaking news happens all the time and we have had our fair share this year. On Thursday, April 21, we had three stories of a larger magnitude. Two sports stories were worthy of front page coverage along with a prominent death. I’ve read numerous accounts on the death of Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, better known as just Prince. The multi-faceted singer and musician died at this Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen,... Read more