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North suburban man has record-breaking goals

North suburban man has record-breaking goals

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. | Every day Alex Rothacker wakes up he is reaching for a record.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
North suburban man has record-breaking goals

North suburban man has record-breaking goals

Alex Rothacker works out on a forearm machine he developed in Grayslake, Ill. Rothacker has the world record for a one-arm forearm curl of 156 pounds. Rothacker, 51, is a natural-born competitor. Whether it's weightlifting, training his show dog, training dogs at his kennel, or even competit…

August 04, 2013 12:00 am

Extra-large knitting needles in Central Illinois

CASEY, Ill. | Jim Bolin is busy saving his Casey hometown, one world record at a time.

June 22, 2013 7:30 pm
OFFBEAT: Lucy's 100th birthday celebration set for this weekend

OFFBEAT: Lucy's 100th birthday celebration set for this weekend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 02, 2011 12:00 am
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