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Grateful: Bratwurst, Beer, Baseball and more…Part II

“Would you repeat that, please?” I asked. “We’re booked for the night,” he replied, “and so are our other ‘properties’ in the Long Beach and surrounding areas. The nearest hotels reporting vacancies are at LAX.” Jerome, that was the name…
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Cubs Win for Losing?

It’s oxymoronic, isn’t it? The Chicago Cubs, perennial losers yet beloved baseball team, ended the season losing four straight games to the New York Mets, and somehow, as they typically do, came out winners—more beloved than before. At least that’s…
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