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New or Upcoming Summer Movies

Films for 4th of July Weekend

by Sandra Olmsted

In addition to The BFG opening in time for the summer holiday, several other films opened recently or will open this weekend. Along with adventure and excitement, a few also offer more esoteric topics and revisit or rewrite history.

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The BFG Falls Short

The BFG is Not Such A

Friendly Adaptation

   by Sandra Olmsted

 

In Disney's fantasy-adventure THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Roald Dahl's beloved classic, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) befriends the BFG (Oscar (R) winner Mark Rylance), a Big Friendly Giant from Giant Country.  The film opens in theaters nationwide on July 1.

In Disney’s fantasy-adventure THE BFG, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Roald Dahl’s beloved classic, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) befriends the BFG (Oscar (R) winner Mark Rylance), a Big Friendly Giant from Giant Country. The film opens in theaters nationwide on July 1.

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Argentina Routs U.S 4-0

Prediction For U.S. Win

Falls Way Short Again

**Randy Gardner photo**It’s been like Christmas in June for me and many others as the United States Men’s National Soccer team is or should I say embarked on a historic run in the Copa America tournament. After a horrible start against Columbia, they bounced back with some big wins and a bit of help from some other countries and are in the semi finals. I write my columns on Tuesday and that is the day that the big game versus Argentina , so I have to write about it in past tense.

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A Nation Divided

Sobering Thoughts As We Approach Our Nation’s Birthday

Tom AmselBy Tom Anselm

We head into the celebration of our nation’s birth next week as a land divided. We have been divided before, even as early as when the Founding Fathers battled each other with words in the establishment of this, the United States of America.

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Sports News

Hazelwood Central Girls Track,

Trinity Girls Soccer Second Bests

 By Jim Wieners

It took until the end of the spring high school sports season, and the end of the 2015-16 prep sports year for the best finishers in state.

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Sports News

Hazelwood West Teams Win

Five District Titles In 2015-16

By Jim Wiener

Hazelwood West High School Sports teams took home five District Championship Plaques while another team qualified for Sectionals.

Soccer was one sport that Hazelwood West swept. The Wildcats won Class Four, District Five Boys and Class Four, District Four Girls. Both teams fell in the sectionals including Hazelwood West Boys Soccer falling to eventual Class Four State Champion Francis Howell.

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