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GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

July 22, 2014 5:15 pm
OFFBEAT: Being a redhead not always so easy

OFFBEAT: Being a redhead not always so easy

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wearing o' the green is for music makers and dreamers

Sure and begorrah, it's almost that time where it is easy being green because it's St. Patrick's Day on Monday.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am
World of Dance: 'Heartbeat of Home' from producers of 'Riverdance' showcases international stage flair for dance styles

World of Dance: 'Heartbeat of Home' from producers of 'Riverdance' showcases international stage flair for dance styles

After a world stage premiere in Dublin last October, director John McColgan realized immediately his new two-hour international salute to dance called "Heartbeat of Home" was meant to tour cities around the world.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former Riverdance star brings Irish dance to St. John

Former Riverdance star brings Irish dance to St. John

ST. JOHN | Dearbhla Fay approaches dancing with great passion and wants her Irish folklore students to understand that learning to dance is much more than memorizing steps.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Restructure corporate taxes to keep jobs here

YOUNG VOICES: Restructure corporate taxes to keep jobs here

What would you do if you were told you could save millions if you left for another country? Most would say, “What’s the catch?” For some corporations, the answer is “nothing.”

January 27, 2014 12:00 am
Marcus May earns silver medal at World Police and Fire Games

Marcus May earns silver medal at World Police and Fire Games

HOBART | Marcus May was born with a shotgun.

September 20, 2013 6:00 pm
HFC vet Muhammad part of Indy tryouts for UFC's 'Ultimate Fighter'

HFC vet Muhammad part of Indy tryouts for UFC's 'Ultimate Fighter'

INDIANAPOLIS | Unbeaten Belal Muhammad was one of 83 fighters hoping to make enough of a good first impression Tuesday to earn a chance that could change his career.

August 27, 2013 4:30 pm
Marcus May to give it his best shot(s) at World Police and Fire Games

Marcus May to give it his best shot(s) at World Police and Fire Games

Marcus May, a 32-year-old Hammond Police corporal, will be his department's lone representative in the shotgun shooting competition at the World Police and Fire Games, being held Thursday through Aug. 10 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

July 29, 2013 4:00 pm
Race Card Project creates new type of conversation

Race Card Project creates new type of conversation

She asked for just six words.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: Robertsdale reader likes easy 'table cucumber recipe'

FROM the FARM: Robertsdale reader likes easy 'table cucumber recipe'

Thank you to the many readers who participated in a parade of friendly canines for last Saturday's charity pet event in Robertsdale near Whiting and Hammond.

September 05, 2012 12:00 am
Irish must find a QB to make Kelly's offense go

Irish must find a QB to make Kelly's offense go

SOUTH BEND | Brian Kelly steps into his third season at Notre Dame looking for a quarterback who can run his spread offense. Sure sounds familiar.

August 13, 2012 7:00 pm

May June 2012 Shore magazine's letter from the editor

Do you remember how traveling used to be? Months, sometimes years, went into planning a big family trip back to Ireland to see where our ancestors grew up, for a second honeymoon in Hawaii or Las Vegas, or the trip to Disney World in Florida or Disneyland in California before it was an oblig…

April 22, 2012 3:50 pm
Debt-laden Ireland looks to Chicago for investment

Debt-laden Ireland looks to Chicago for investment

CHICAGO | Ireland's prime minister threw out a sales pitch to potential business investors Friday in Chicago, using the pervasive St. Patrick's Day cheer to try to lure investment and tourism to the onetime Celtic Tiger, now struggling with a massive debt load and battered economy.

March 17, 2012 12:00 am
Debt-laden Ireland looks to Chicago for investment

Debt-laden Ireland looks to Chicago for investment

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, center, speaks with aides Friday at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago. Kenny is in Chicago leading a global St. Patrick's Day charm offensive to potential business investors and tourists. Kenny has deployed 16 of his government's ministers to Canada, China…

March 17, 2012 12:00 am

Britain & Ireland beats US to win Walker Cup

ABERDEEN, Scotland | Britain & Ireland regained the Walker Cup from the United States for the first time since 2003 on Sunday, holding off the Americans in the afternoon singles for a 14-12 victory.

September 11, 2011 10:00 pm

Valpo parks have fans from Canada to the Philippines

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department has gained a world-wide audience. At least, on Facebook.

March 21, 2011 2:00 am
The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan

Actor Tadhg Murphy of Ireland's Druid Theatre Company stars as the title character of "The Cripple of the Inishmaan" playing Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier through March 27, 2011.

March 18, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Cripple of the Inishmaan' a beautifully bleak tale

OFFBEAT: 'Cripple of the Inishmaan' a beautifully bleak tale

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 18, 2011 12:00 am
Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot stuff in Ireland again

Porridge is hot in Ireland.

March 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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