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Wonder Woman rebooted in new DC Comics series
Wonder Woman rebooted in new DC Comics series CNS photo by DC Comics
June 21, 2017

Iconic DC Comics superhero Wonder Woman is having a good year as she celebrates her 75th birthday. Along with a wide-release movie featuring the character, the comic itself has been rebooted with a new writer and artist -- Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott. 

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The Lovers
The Lovers
June 15, 2017

To the extent that a thoughtful drama about marital infidelity can be considered lyrical, "The Lovers" (A24) achieves that. Writer-director Azazel Jacobs carefully structures his plot to minimize any gaping holes in logic. But he also downplays the extensive collateral damage adultery inflicts.

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Cars 3
Cars 3
June 15, 2017
Kearney claims state softball crown
Kearney claims state softball crown
June 12, 2017

Winning the school’s first Section 5 girls’ softball title in 35 years had already certified Bishop Kearney’s 2017 season as a major success. But adding a state championship as well? That’s right off the charts. 

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Athletes claim team, individual titles
Athletes claim team, individual titles
June 12, 2017

A state Final Four showing from McQuaid Jesuit baseball, along with a first-place state finish by McQuaid track standout Noah Williams, highlighted a superb spring sports campaign among Catholic high schools in the diocese.

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Megan Leavey
Megan Leavey
June 12, 2017

Man's best friend is also a lifesaver in "Megan Leavey" (Bleeker Street), the inspiring true story of a female Marine corporal and the bomb-sniffing dog she bonded with during the Iraq War.

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It Comes at Night
It Comes at Night
June 12, 2017

Morality is put to the test and fails in the bleak thriller "It Comes at Night" (A24). Well executed, yet painful to watch, writer-director Trey Edward Shults' drama plays skillfully on the psychology of fear, working more through subtlety and suggestion than depiction.

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This summer explore nature, poetry, saints with new children's books
This summer explore nature, poetry, saints with new children's books
June 7, 2017

The following books are suitable for summer reading.

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