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March 25, 2017

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Redskin Rally

Manual alums cheer All-American Hopkins and Redskins to victory Manual High School and the Southside rose again. About 1,500 — most of them alums — painted a sea of red in the Richard C. Cummins gymnasium Friday of last week. They were there to pay honor and maintain tradition to the school, second oldest in Indianapolis behind Shortridge. [ad#single-post] And they were there to cheer on the Redskins to a 65-62 overtime victory...

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A Noble Quest

Thirteen-year-old Charleston Shi of Avon puts his imagination to words with his 11-book series, “The Quest of the Phoenix” The wheel spins. Swiftly and regularly it rotates, slowing to an eventual stop only when its owner, 13-year-old Charleston Shi, is fatigued enough to concede defeat and actually lay his head on a pillow. And even that’s a window left barely ajar considering the five to six hours of sleep he averages. Asked about...

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Roncalli’s Braun stars as Aladdin in Beef & Boards production

Tyler Braun, who plays the title character in Disney’s Aladdin Jr., is a student at Roncalli High School. Disney’s high-flying adventure won’t be grounded in March after all, as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s Pyramid Players have extended the run of Aladdin Jr. The stage adaptation of the popular Disney movie, which opened the 2010 Live Theatre For Kids series, is now on stage through April 24. Originally scheduled to close March...

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Obituaries for the week of 02.25.10

Gary A. Dickey, 63, of Trafalgar, died February 19, 2010. Dickey was born September 21, 1946, in Indianapolis. He was President of Acadia Windows in Indianapolis. Survivors include his loving wife, Devon (Frazier) Dickey; daughters, Heidi (Travis) Sichting and Natalie Dickey; three grandchildren, Sierra, Alexis and Skyler; mother, Bea (Savin) Dickey and brother Ronald Dickey. He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest Dickey....

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Curlers put the gray matter to work — and I’m hooked

Like many of you, I’ve been transfixed by the exciting Winter Olympics. OK, that’s a lie. I’ve given it at most a few hours, and most of those have been here and there, not continuous viewing. It’s not that I don’t like to watch winter sports. After all, you never know when you’re going to see one of those Agony Of Defeat guys fly out of his skis and go pinwheeling down the side of a mountain, and I’m always rooting for one of those...

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