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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
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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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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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Kevin Williams prepares to cut the ribbon at the rebranding of the salon at JC Penney in the Ocean County Mall
Kevin Williams prepares to cut the ribbon at the rebranding of the salon at JC Penney in the Ocean County Mall (Townsquare Media NJ)
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First Time Ribbon Cutting Done With Style

A little of this and a little of that following a perfect ten weekend at the Jersey Shore:

Toms River Mayor Tom Kelaher estimates he’s done well over 200 ribbon-cutting ceremonies during his tenure, including a pair on Friday, one of which I was involved in...

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Cover of the NJBA convention cover
Cover of the NJBA convention cover (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Disappointment in Atlantic City

Usually when people leave Atlantic City with disappointment on their face it’s because the cards, dice or roulette ball did not work in their favor. However my 24-hour trip there ended late yesterday afternoon with a slightly different kind of disappointment, one that I got over pretty quickly.

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Overrated Things, Words and Phrases

A wise man once said you are never along in your thoughts no matter what they are. Since in today’s world it’s obvious some people have really bizarre thoughts I might not agree as easily with that as say 20-30 years ago but I get the point.

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Kevin Williams spending Father's Day at the beach with daughter Alex and son Brandon
Kevin Williams spending Father's Day at the beach with daughter Alex and son Brandon (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Father’s Day On The Beach

For me spending Father’s Day on the beach with my two children is about as good as it gets and while I miss my father greatly I know he’d be happy that I was with Brandon and Alex.

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