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Articles from the February 21, 2013 edition

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 By John Roark    Sports    February 21, 2013

Cheyenne County students receive Academic All-State

LINCOLN — Nearly two dozen Cheyenne County high school students were recognized recently as earning Academic All-State honors for the fall season by the Nebraska School Activities Association... Full story

 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    February 21, 2013

Police seek motive in deadly Vegas Strip attack which left six injured

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip became a scene of deadly violence early Thursday when someone in a Range Rover opened fire on a Maserati at a stoplight, sending it crashing into a taxi that went up in flames, leaving three people dead and at...

 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    February 21, 2013

U.S. consumer prices flat in January for 2nd month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices were flat in January from December for the second month in a row, the latest sign inflation is in check. That could give the Federal Reserve leeway to...

 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    February 21, 2013

Winter storm blankets Great Plains with snow

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blinding snow, at times accompanied by thunder and lightning, bombarded much of the nation’s midsection Thursday, causing whiteout conditions, making major roadways all but impassable and shutting down schools and state legislatu...

 By Associated Press    Sports    February 21, 2013

Miles winning over Huskers fans

LINCOLN (AP) — Tim Miles had just wrapped up his postgame radio interview when a bunch of pep band members, cheerleaders and other students started chanting, “Coach Miles, Coach Miles, Coach...

 By Associated Press    Sports    February 21, 2013

Reds block Cueto from throwing in WBC

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have blocked ace Johnny Cueto from pitching for the Dominican Republic in next month’s World Baseball Classic. Cueto strained his right oblique eight...

 Sports    February 21, 2013

Sidney graduate Fagerlund enters Colorado prep shrine

AURORA, Colo. — Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) has honored the state’s top contributors to high school activities for the past 24 years. On January 23, the CHSAA Hall of Fame...

 By Associated Press    Community    February 21, 2013

Fed minutes show concerns about bond purchases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Federal Reserve policymakers suggested last month that the Fed might have to scale back its efforts to keep borrowing costs low for the foreseeable future. Minutes of the Fed’s Jan. 29-30 policy meeting released...

 Community    February 21, 2013

Treinen earns Certified Financial Planner designation

Michael Treinen, a financial advisor with UBS Financial Services, Inc. in Boise, Idaho, has distiguished himself among his peers by attending the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP)....

 Community    February 21, 2013

Can investors learn from Yoga followers?

It’s probably not on your calendar, but World Yoga Day takes place on Feb. 24. As more people have discovered its healthful benefits, yoga has grown in popularity. But whether or not you practice yoga, you can apply its lessons to other areas of...

 By Larry Elder    Opinion    February 21, 2013

On guns, Obama finally talks about the culture of fatherlessness

Dads matter. President Barack Obama said it recently in Chicago, a city on track for 600 murders this year, the equivalent of two Sandy Hooks per month. Too bad he still does not understand that his left-wing ideology is the problem. After the Sandy...

 By Connie Schultz    Opinion    February 21, 2013

Many Catholic women refuse the notion of never

Some of the strongest women I know are Catholics who disagree with their church but refuse to give up on it. There are the nuns, of course, including Sister Simone Campbell. I met her and her merry bus of truth tellers last year after they rolled...

 By Associated Press    Obituaries    February 21, 2013

Lou Myers

Lou Myers, Mr. Gaines on ‘A Different World,’ dies CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) ‚Äî Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as ornery restaurant owner Mr. Gaines on the television series “A Different World,” has died. Tonia McDonald of...

 News    February 21, 2013

New median?

Wintry weather dropped several inches on the Panhandle overnight Wednesday, and Sidney city employees were busy scraping and piling snow off the streets. Above, motorists negotiate snow barriers... Full story

 By Associated Press    News    February 21, 2013

Nebraska installing new I-80 tourism signage

NORTH PLATTE (AP) – Nebraska has been installing colorful new tourism signs along Interstate 80 to replace old signs that had weathered, becoming hard to read. The Nebraska Tourism Commission and Department of Roads are coordinating the project,...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    February 21, 2013

Barnes leaves seat, bids farewell

Wednesday night’s City of Sidney City Council meeting served as the last meeting attended by council member Aaron Barnes, who announced his resignation Jan. 25. “I would like to thank the...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    February 21, 2013

Pool project included in three plans

Sidney swimming pool consultants Doug Whiteaker from Water Technology, Inc., Jeff King with Ballard*King and Associates and Chuck Musgrave, an architect with Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture (a... Full story

 By Associated Press    News    February 21, 2013

Hagel has enough support for defense secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barring any new, damaging information, Chuck Hagel has secured the necessary votes for the Senate to confirm him to be the nation's next defense secretary. A vote ending the bitter fight over President Barack Obama's Cabinet... Full story