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Criminal: Kevin Costner Takes a Turn as a Bad Guy

By Mary J. Schirmer

Criminal, a sci-fi action thriller with seriously talented A-list star power, is the movie for people who like special effects — explosions, chases, gunplay, and suspense—and who don’t care if characters are underdeveloped or if a plot makes any sense at all. One could say the film’s a no-brainer, but that would go counter to the plot.

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The Jungle Book: Studded with Stars, Including the Digital Technology

by Sandra Olmsted

Director Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is a digital marvel and an edge-of-the-seat exciting film. Adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s classic stories, this new Disney film varies significantly from the 1967 version because of an environmental theme and a more exciting, realistic, and violent plot.

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Hazelwood Central Baseball Wins Two Tournaments, Starts at 11-0

By Jim Wieners

Hazelwood Central High School Baseball has started 2016 with wins in their first 11 games played and six of those wins came in two tournaments played the two most recent weekends.

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Boys Golf District Meets May 2-4

By Jim Wieners

There are 32 Boys Golf District Tournaments to be held during May 2-4, 16 Sectional Tournaments on May 9 and the State Golf Championships will be on May 16-17 at four different golf courses.

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Time to Get that Beach Body Going On

A Boomer’s Journal

Tom Amsel. pg 2jpgBy Tom Anselm

Yeah, you read that right. We are headed to the white beaches of Destin in August, so that means I have about four months to get the abs in shape and the guns a-firing.

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Grandparenting Brings Life to a New Dimension

A Boomer’s Journal

Tom Amsel. pg 2jpgBy Tom Anselm

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” So said The Fox in the 1943 novel “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. I read that a long time ago, and the phrase has resonated with me ever since. Especially so as I age and have received the blessings of grandchildren.

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