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Clearing the air -- Moraine Valley host no plans to become a four-year university

Clearing the air -- Moraine Valley host no plans to become a four-year university

      Despite rumors over the course of a decade, Moraine Valley Community College will not be transitioning into a four-year college.     Rumors have been especially hot recently in the wake of the Palos Hills school making multi-million dollar improvements on its campus and two-year upper-division Governors State University transitioning into a four-year school last fall.     MVCC officials shot those rumors down.     “That rumor... Read more

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Royally flushed

  HEADLINE: Royally flushed SUBHEAD: Class 4A king knocked off twice by Crusaders   By Ken Karrson Sports Editor   The 2014 king got crowned in 2015. Providence Catholic ruled over all of Class 4A last spring, and chances are good the Celtics will not go down easily once this year’s postseason tournament commences. But while the future still holds promise, the present left Providence empty-handed. Brother Rice accomplished that twice last week, once in a pitchers’ duel and the second time in 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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I Claudia: These survivors don't run fro…

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I Claudia: These survivors don't run from a challenge

  Through Advocate Children’s Hospital Oak Lawn, I’ve been privileged to meet many pediatric cancer survivors who are taking part in the Pediatric Oncology Survivorship Transition Challenge. The POST Challenge supplies pediatric survivors with a running mentor, like me, and training gear to help ensure their successful completion of the 8th Annual Running for Hope 5K run/walk in Oak Lawn, Saturday, June 7.      There’s a myth that says the laws of... Read more