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On the 4th, if you and your family are gathered around a picnic table, and if you're feeling a little patriotic, here are some ideas for a toast. One of the Founding Fathers, John Adams, made a toast on July 4, 1826, on his deathbed. He proclaimed: Independence Forever! This feisty saying is perfect for an old revolutionary like Adams and it sounds mighty smart after the fireworks, too. The Declaration of Independence gives us another suggestion for a cheerful toast on the 4th of July. How about this: Pursue Happiness. According to the Declaration, the Creator gave every person the gift of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These gifts are for all people, the Declaration says, and can't be taken away by a king or even a politician. So on the 4th raise your glass: Pursue Happiness! It's your God-given right.

50 Years Since Nicklaus Won His First Green Jacket Jack Nicklaus says he doesn't remember much about his first Master's win, except that the third round taught him tenacity. The rain was pouring down and the course was pretty soggy. He was playing with Mike Souchak, who was leading by one. At the 18th green, Jack looked at the leader board and saw a lot of ones and twos. Jack's color blind, so he asked his caddy, Willie Peterson, how many were in red. The caddy replied, "Just you, boss."

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Company Softball Teams Never Make History but They Can Be Fun with Rules When the big softball game is between Kitchen Maid Sons of Pitchers versus Blood Bath & Beyond, what can you really expect to see? Not history in the making. Yet, company softball lives on because it is a culture in itself and there are rules. Remember one thing that makes company softball fun, or at least mildly amusing, is that anyone can play. Yes, anyone. Yes, even the person who has never played a sport before, even the fellow who dominated pony league as a youth. But according to the Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay, the exception to that rule is the boss. "Many bosses are turned off by softball due to the lack of helicopter parking," Gay writes. But if the boss does want to play, Gay recommends reminding him that it costs $750 per person to play, in advance per inning. And, there are two innings…Only two innings. Now once the roster, which is everybody, is established, next there are a few unwritten rules of play. 1. No one cares how much time it took to get that washboard on your gut. Wear a shirt. This goes for girls and boys. This isn't a swimming pool. 2. The pitcher must throw strikes. Right over the plate, big and slow. 3. Bunting sucks, just don't do it! 4. If your only job is to make screeching sounds in the name of being a cheerleader, then you are buying drinks. Just remember that!

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The other night Lisa was invited out for a night with the "girls." She told her husband that she would be home by midnight. Well, the hours passed and the margaritas went down way too easily. Around 3 am, a bit loaded, Lisa headed for home. Just as she got in the door, the cuckoo clock in the hallway started up and cuckooed 3 times.

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Meet Southside Jake Jake is an independent hip hop artist out of the southwest side of Chicago. Born and raised in the Ford City neighborhood, Southside Jake continues to establish himself in hip hop’s underground scene. Jake bases his lyrics around everyday life in the city, which sets him apart from today’s stereotypical hip hop lyrics glamorizing gangs, women, drugs, and guns. The perfect combination of sophisticated lyrical technique and relatable content continues to make Jake a fan favorite. The intelligence, symbolism, and creativity of his lyrics are potent in his records. I had an opportunity to speak with Jake recently and it quickly became clear that this hardworking Chicago native is a regular guy passionate about family, friends, and making good music. Southside Jake took some time to answer some questions for What’s Up Xtra. What’s Up Xtra Magazine: What motivated you to get started in the music industry? Southside Jake: Music has always been a passion of mine. I’ve always loved music and actually wrote my first wrap song in the 1st grade. My friends and I would be at college parties just free-styling and goofing around and people would say to me “You should be doing this for real.” What’s Up Xtra Magazine: So where did you go from there? Southside Jake: I started late, but just started putting out singles, videos, performing locally, and being featured in local music scene blogs. Today my music has been played and heard in over 200 countries. Honestly I couldn’t even tell you how it has spread so quickly, but it’s great. Honestly, it blows my mind! What’s Up Xtra Magazine: What type of music inspires your work? Southside Jake: I love all types of music. On June 18th I just released my Classic Rock Mix Tape which I am really proud of. It is a bunch of great classic rock songs that I have remixed and put an edge on. I love when I can take someone who is partial to a particular type of music and open them up to a whole new genre of sound. That to me is really what it is all about. What’s Up Xtra Magazine: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Southside Jake: At the end of the day my goal is to be able to make a comfortable living doing what I love. I don’t need to be rich or famous, just be able to take care of my family while I’m doing what I love best.

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La La’s Love Letters Dear LaLa: I have recently moved into a townhouse. It is lovely except for my next door neighbors. He has annoying behaviors such as walking to the mailbox in his silk boxers and she cleans her place in the nude with the lights on? The other neighbors have adjusted to this pair’s limit bending. I seem to be By Lauren Strec the neighbor most affected by their behaviors. Is there anything I can do? I'm about ready to lose my mind, it really makes me uncomfortable! Jumping Jenny Dear Jenny, I don’t know why this obvious answer is so nonexistent in today’s society—COMMUNICATE! Drop off a letter in their mailbox, asking when would be a good time for you to stop by and talk, or have them over for coffee. When you have your meeting, spill the beans in a non-attacking manner. Tell them that what they do in their own home is their business, but it makes you uncomfortable because you it is indeed projected outside of their walls. Tell them that you want to find a compromise. Maybe the nudie can keep the lights off or close the blinds. Maybe “silky butt” can throw on a robe. Either they will get defensive, and you will just have to invest in drapes of your own, or maybe they had no idea that they were causing discomfort, and will totally cooperate. Point is, you gotta talk to find out and attempt to make progress. Dear LaLa: I've known this guy for about 6 months and he's my best friend. We have a lot of things in common and we just seem to click. There is one problem though; my friend who introduced us has liked him for 4 years. He pretty much ignores her and spends time with me. I don't know what to tell her. We are attracted to each other and we keep sneaking around so she won't see us in town. I told her that I like him and she was upset. Any advice on how to proceed? Sneaky Sara Dear Sara, Obviously, whichever decision you make, will result in losing one of the people as a companion. So, the first step is to analyze about how much these two different friendships mean to you. How long have you been friends with your girlfriend, and how much have you two gone through together? If you have a solid friendship with history, it might not be worth losing it over a guy that you have only known a half year. If she’s just an casual friend, then I would say go for the guy; he sounds hot. Your girlfriend should know by now, that after 4 years, she shouldn’t be investing her time in someone that doesn’t reciprocate. If you determine that you want to save your friendship with the broad, definitely work with her to get over him. Who knows— maybe after some time passes, she’ll get over him and you can keep both. But not likely.

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The Housekeeper My mom is a less than fastidious housekeeper. One evening my dad walked into the kitchen and teased her, "You know, dear, I can write my name in the dust on the mantel." Mom turned to him and sweetly replied, "Yes, darling, I know. That's why I married a college graduate."

The Big Bank A young college boy came running in tears to his father. "Dad, you gave me some terrible financial advice! You told me to put my money in that big bank, and now that big bank is in trouble." "What are you talking about? That's one of the largest banks in the state." "I don't think so," he sniffed. "They just returned one of my checks with a note saying, 'Insufficient Funds'."

The Bridge A man was walking along a California beach, deep in prayer. Suddenly the Lord appeared to him and said, "Because you have tried to be faithful to me in all ways, I will grant you one wish." The man said, "Build a bridge to Hawaii so I can drive there." The Lord said, "Your request is very materialistic. I can do it, but it's hard for me to justify your desire for worldly things. Take a little more time and think of something that would honor me." The man thought about it and finally said, "Lord, I wish that I could understand my wife and know how she feels inside, why she gives me the silent treatment, what she means when she says "nothing's wrong," and how I can make a woman truly happy." The Lord replied, "You want two lanes or four lanes on that bridge?"

Hippopotamus, New York A woman called to make reservations from Chicago to Hippopotamus, New York. After some searching, the agent said "I'm sorry, ma'am, I've looked up every airport code and can't find a Hippopotamus anywhere." She retorted, "Oh don't be silly! Everyone knows where it is. Check your map!" The agent scoured a map and finally asked if she meant Buffalo. "That's it!" she said, "I knew it was a big animal."

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Bartender: Natalie Where to Find Her: Tavern on LaGrange 5403 S. La Grange Rd. Countryside Signature Drink: Pineapple Infused Martini

JUNE BARTENDER OF THE MONTH IS...

Ingredients: 4 Rebels Pineapple Infused Vodka, Fresh Pineapple Words of Wisdom: "Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. And vodka makes you not remember any of that crap."

Bartender: Bill Where to Find Her: G.O. Fitz 6959 W 111th St, Worth Signature Drink: Ultimate Pearl Necklace Ingredients: Absolut Vanil, Frangelico, Rumchata Words of Wisdom: "Alcohol is not the answer to all questions, but if you don't get the answer it helps you to forget the question.”

Bartender: Kristina

CONGRATULATIONS

Where to Find Her: Durbins 5406 W 79th St, Burbank Signature Drink: K Dog Special Ingredients: Absolut, Southern Comfort, Amaretto, Grenadine, Pineapple and Orange Juice Words of Wisdom: "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.”

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A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She reduced altitude and spotted a man below. She descended a bit more and shouted, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago but I don't know where I am." The man below replied "You're in a hot air balloon hovering approximately 30 feet above the ground. You're between 40 and 41 degrees north latitude and between 59 and 60 degrees west longitude." "You must be an engineer," said the balloonist. "I am", replied the man. "How did you know?" "Well, answered the balloonist, "everything you told me is technically correct, but I've no idea what to make of your information, and the fact is I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been much help at all. If anything, you've delayed my trip even more." The man below responded, "You must be in management." "I am," replied the balloonist, "but how did you know?" "Well," said the man, "You don't know where you are or where you're going. You have risen to where you are due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise which you've no idea how to keep, and you expect people beneath you to solve your problems?”

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The WORDOKU Game Can Keep You Fit To solve a wordoku, you only need logic and patience. Simply make sure that each 3x3 square region has a letter that occurs once. Each column and row of the large grid must have only one instance of the letter. The difficulty rating on this puzzle is easy. The title is a clue to the word in the shaded area.

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Are You Smarter Than CHESTER “The Sock Monkey”?

1. The month of July is named after... a-The Julian Calendar b-Pope Julius VI c-Julius Caesar d-Juno, the Roman god of pleasure 2. Which transportation "first" occurred on July 24th, 1814? a-The first steam locomotive debuted b-The first coast-to-coast railroad opened c-The first female balloon pilot was licensed d-The first steamship crossed the Pacific

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4. The British Parliament passed an Act in July, 1867, that did what? a-Officially ended the Revolutionary War b-Established the Crown Colony of Hong Kong c-Established the Dominion of Canada dRequired all Commonwealth coins to have a portrait of the King

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5. What was the big news in Washington D.C. on July 2th, 1881? a-Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel b-President Garfield was assassinated c-The Spanish/American War ended d-The first female U.S. Ambassador was appointed 6. Which significant event took place on July 4th, 1903? a-Adolf Hitler was born b-The world's first subway opened c-The first Pacific cable was laid from San Francisco and Manila d-The first ice cream cone was sold 7. On July 5th, 1946, engineer Louis Reard's most famous invention made its debut. What was it? a-The Hydrogen Bomb b-Color Television c-Gatorade d-The "Walk/ Don't Walk" Sign e-The Bikini 8. Which aerospace achievement took place in July 20th, 1969? a-The first female orbited the Earth b-The first U.S.-U.S.S.R. space capsule docking c-Man first walked on the moon d-Cape Canaveral was officially renamed Cape Kennedy 9. In July of 1971, the United States passed the 26th Amendment. What did it do? A-Guaranteed equal rights for women b-Set the minimum voting age in the United States at 18 c-Set the minimum drinking age in the United States at 21 d-Set the minimum age for the office of President at 40 10. A very special day is celebrated on July 15th every year. Is it... a-The longest day of the year b-Eat More Mushrooms Day c-Polka Preservation Day d-National Turn-Your-Mattress-Over Day e-Cow Appreciation Day

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It is said that the mixture of sweet, sour and tart tastes eerily similar to the candy, Smarties. The Miami Vice Cocktail Drink can be prepared by layering both mixed drinks, either side-by-side or on top of each other. Ingredients Strawberry Daiquiri Mix 1 ¼ oz Bacardi Silver 1 ¼ oz Strawberry Puree ½ cup Ice ½ oz Lime Juice Piña Colada Mix 1 ¼ oz Bacardi Silver 2 oz Coconut Cream 2 oz Pineapple Juice ½ cup Ice Directions Blend the Strawberry Daiquiri Mix and set aside. Blend the Piña Colada Mix and set aside. Either simultaneously pour both mixtures into a Collins glass, or layer one on top of the other. Garnish with some fresh whipped cream and a fresh strawberry.

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The Paradisio Tread lightly here. This light, sparkling cocktail will whisk your mind away to a tropical paradise. It balances the sweetness of Chambord (a French black raspberry liqueur) and Tuaca (an Italian liqueur with notes of vanilla and orange) with the dry effervescence of Prosecco and tart lemon oils. Simple elegance. Ingredients 1 oz Tuaca Juice from 2 Fresh Lemon Wedges ½ tsp White Granulated Sugar 1 oz Water ¼ oz Chambord 1 oz Prosecco Directions Combine the first 4 ingredients, shake vigorously, and strain cocktail into a chilled martini glass. Drop ¼ oz Chambord through the center of the cocktail glass and then float 1 oz of Prosecco on top. Garnish with a fresh lemon twist.

Le Citron Lemongrass

Watching your waistline? Use lowerproof vodka, like Skinny Girl. You may think drinking vodka instead of darker liquors is a low-calorie alternative; and you’d be right. But did you know that the higher the proof, the more calories the vodka carries? The reasoning is simple: It contains more alcohol! Ingredients 1 ½ oz Grey Goose® Le Citron Vodka ½ oz Agave Nectar ½ oz Lime Juice 1 tsp Kaffir Lime Leaves, thinly sliced 1 tsp Lemongrass, thinly sliced 2 oz Tonic Water Directions In a cocktail shaker, place the lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves, muddle well. Add ice and remaining ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass filled with fresh ice and garnish with fresh mint.

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Chicagoland came out in full force to welcome the cast and crew from the Full Throttle Saloon June 20th-23rd at Toyota Park in Bridgeview for the very first Throttlefest Chicago!

ANGIE & MICHAEL BALLARD

Full Throttle Saloon is an American reality television series airing on the truTV network. The series provides an inside look at the world's largest biker bar located in Sturgis, South Dakota. Owner Mike Ballard and a full cast of characters race against the clock to serve huge crowds at the Full Throttle Saloon during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally the first full week of August. More than 300,000 people visit the Full Throttle during the annual event, where Ballard and his team face the many pressures catering to the huge Sturgis influx of bikers, all while providing patrons an experience they will not forget! Michael Ballard, owner of the Full Throttle Saloon, purchased the 30-acre property in 1999 and turned it into the world's largest biker bar. Complete with dreadlocks and a motorcycle of his own, Ballard has made a career out of running a bar that is only open 10 days out of the year during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Angie Carlson is Ballard's wife, and a dancer at the saloon. She also has her own section of the Throttle known as "Angieland" where visitors can get their picture taken with Carlson's rear end, believed to be the most photographed butt on the planet. She also helps Ballard run the Full Throttle and oversees calculating nightly earnings for the bar.

Jessie Dupree

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Jesse James Dupree is the lead singer of the rock band Jackyl and is Ballard's business partner. He oversees all of the entertainment at the Full Throttle Saloon and is also a series Executive Producer. Fans of the show can’t help but stay tuned to check out what crazy stunt Jesse is planning each season to upstage himself from the prior year, driving Michael and Angie crazy in the process. Gregg "The Goat" Cook of Rapid City, South Dakota is the official voice of the Full Throttle Saloon. He has been employed by Michael Ballard for 12 years, from the first day they broke ground. Cook is an emcee, DJ and a trained Chef.

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It Pays to Behave

There isn't a person in the world who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can. Henry Ford, American Industrialist

One day a little boy woke up and sat down at the table expecting breakfast. However, his mother says, "You don't get any breakfast until you do your chores."

A little pissed off; the boy goes out to do his chores. When he goes to milk the cow, he kicks it. When he goes to get eggs he kicks a chicken, and when he goes to feed the pigs, he kicks a pig. When the little boy sits down his mother gives him a bowl of dry cereal. "Where is the bacon, eggs and milk?" asks the little boy. His mother replies, "I saw you kick the cow, so you don't get any milk; I saw you kick a chicken so you don't get eggs; and I saw you kick a pig so you don't get any bacon!" Just as she ďŹ nishes saying this, the boy's father comes down the stairs and kicks the cat. The little boy looks up at his mother and asks, "Do you want to tell him, or should I?" FACEBOOK.COM/WHATSUPXTRAMAGAZINE

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www.FightCard.net FIGHTCARD50: RELOADED 2013 will hit Cicero Stadium on Saturday, July

20th and promises to be the hottest MMA event this summer. "FIGHTCARD is going bigger with our 50th event. Big fights, bigger cage & bigger production", according to CEO Brian Angelo. RELOADED will bring the best in the Midwest for pros and amateur fighters to meet in an attempt to prove who the best is and move one step closer to championship status. Fireworks kick off on July 20th at Cicero Stadium.

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After 2 years, this match will finally take place... Former FIGHTCARD Champion Danny Morales Vs. the original #1 Contender Maurice Jackson on July 20th

One of the greatest undefeated Champions of FightCard Entertainment will return to where it all began with the organization that put him on the map. FightCard’s 1st ever Lightweight Champion Guillermo Serment steps in against Indiana’s Lightweight powerhouse Terry House.

RING GIRL INQUIRY? Email Brian@FightCard.net

-Look who’s coming home? Former FIGHTCARD Bantamweight Champion Pedro Velasco returns against FIGHTCARD’s veteran superstar Lance Surma. “2 fighters that never say die, always brings out a great fight” Tickets available

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