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Holbrook Little League All-Stars after winning the District 18 Tournament
Holbrook Little League All-Stars after winning the District 18 Tournament (Townsquare Media NJ)
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The Double Life of Dr. Ditchkus

As William “Bill” Ditchkus juggles two jobs during the summer the Holbrook Little League All-Stars won take another step on the road to Williamsport.

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Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox competes during the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Petco Park in San Diego
(Harry How/Getty Images)
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A Good Day for Ocean County Sports

Three local sports notes make up today’s segment: Todd Frazier at Monday’s Home Run Derby, the path to the Little League World Series and Nyquist comes to Monmouth Park.

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Dawn Sullivan (left) and Jane Williams volunteering as waitresses Sunday at the JBJ Soul Kitchen
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Protests, home runs and volunteering

This past weekend was filled with protests, memorials, debates, unifying church services and more as our nation comes to grips with the reality there are serious racial issues, especially when it comes to relationships with police in metropolitan and urban areas.

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Dallas police work near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot
Dallas police work near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot (Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
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Senseless Shooting in Dallas

We’d be foolish to think racism does not exist all across our country and we are now at a point where what divides us seems to be more paramount than what unites us...

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Todd Frazier #21 of the Chicago White Sox hits against the New York Yankees
Todd Frazier #21 of the Chicago White Sox hits against the New York Yankees (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
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Todd Frazier Hopes to Keep Home Run Derby Crown

Toms River’s Todd Frazier expects to be San Diego-bound next week to defend his title in Monday’s Home Run Derby as part of the All-Star game festivities.

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Sunrise in Belmar
Sunrise in Belmar (Bud McCormick)
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Here Comes The Heat

Memories of a cold and dismal spring have faded and our first real hot weather of the summer is upon us. Remember you promised not to complain.

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2016 Beachwood Fireworks
(Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media NJ)
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A Wet End to the July 4th Weekend

All in all it was a pretty wonderful 4th of July weekend although it would have been even better had the rain held off a little later last night for those planning to watch Beachwood’s annual fireworks display.

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The new class of the OCC Athletic Hall of Fame pose with Athletic Department officials Ilene Cohen (far left) and AJ Trump (far right)
The new class of the OCC Athletic Hall of Fame pose with Athletic Department officials Ilene Cohen (far left) and AJ Trump (far right) (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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OCC Welcomes New Hall of Fame Members

Just like a hamstring injury is bad for a pro athlete having little or no voice does not work well for a guy who talks on the radio.

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Kevin Waldron (L) and Beth Root Ganley and are two of the former OCC student-athletes Who will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame tonight.
Kevin Waldron (L) and Beth Root Ganley and are two of the former OCC student-athletes Who will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame tonight. (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Ocean County All-Stars of All Sports

The countdown to kickoff for the 39th annual U.S. Army All-Shore Gridiron Classic is underway as the Ocean and Monmouth County All Stars will go through one more practice tonight before taking the field Thursday night at Central Regional High School.

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Kevin Williams and his office fan
Kevin Williams and his office fan (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Keeping Cool at the Office

After a spring that didn’t really arrive until very late we are clearly in summer mode and before long I’m sure people will be complaining about the heat even though they promised in April they would not do so.

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