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Articles from the April 20, 2013 edition

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 By Jeff Parsons    Sports    April 20, 2013

New Balk Rule

Each season, the rules of baseball are re-evaluated and modified. With the modern materials available and new manufacturer techniques these days, most of the rules are changed for the sole purpose of safety. This year there have been changes to a...

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    April 20, 2013

NASCAR rallies after Boston bombings hit home

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The MIT police officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was the brother of a machinist for Hendrick Motorsports, bringing the events of this past week closer to home for NASCAR teams...

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    April 20, 2013

Red Sox, Bruins postpone games

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox and Bruins postponed their games Friday while authorities searched for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings and officials warned nearly 1 million people to stay indoors. The teams announced about four hours before...

 
 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    April 20, 2013

Elsewhere Briefs

Pa. inmates making own beds – building, that is NESQUEHONING, Pa. (AP) — Inmates at a northeastern Pennsylvania prison are going to make their own beds. But it’s probably not what you think. Carbon County Correctional Facility’s warden,...

 
 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    April 20, 2013

FAA approves resumption of Boeing 787 flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials intend to lift the order grounding the beleaguered 787 Dreamliner after accepting Boeing’s revamped battery system even though the root cause of battery failures that led to a fire on one plane and smoke on...

 
 By Associated Press    Elsewhere    April 20, 2013

Russian becomes oldest spacewalker at 59

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A 59-year-old Russian cosmonaut became the world’s oldest spacewalker Friday, joining a much younger cosmonaut’s son for maintenance work outside the International Space Station. Pavel Vinogradov, a cosmonaut for two...

 
 By Kyril McGowan    Community    April 20, 2013

How can we repay God for all his goodness

This is the title of one of the chapters of the Rule for Monks written by St. Basil the Great. St. Basil (+390) is an early Church Father from Cappadoccia. His Rule for Monks inspired St. Benedict of Nursia and others who would write rules for monks...

 
 By Lisana Eckenrode    Opinion    April 20, 2013

Lisana's Lines

As some of you may know, I graduated from Boston University with an MS in Health Communications. The events at the Boston Marathon saddened and shocked me tremendously. I consider Boston my home as much as I do Atlanta. I fell in love with Boston whe... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    Opinion    April 20, 2013

Elsewhere Editorials

April 17 Boston Herald on bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon: The words have now been spoken — and by the president — lest there be any doubt that this attack on Marathon Day could have been anything other than an act of...

 
 Community    April 20, 2013

Looking Back

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 100 YEARS AGO ‘Wonderful Future In Store For Sidney And Cheyenne County’ April 17, 1913 Durin...

 
 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    April 20, 2013

Wheatbelt hosts annual safety fair for area youth

The Wheatbelt Safety Fair’s exact birthdate is a little murky. It was created “many years ago, probably nearly 20,” according to one of the founders, Pam Wieser. Yet the event’s purpose... Full story

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 20, 2013

Girls Day Out 2013 planned for Saturday, April 27

Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce staff members and local Sidney businesses are preparing for a day of sales, community involvement and fun at their annual Girl’s Day Out. Festivities will be held April 27 and will begin with a Dutch Oven...

 
 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    April 20, 2013

Keep Sidney Beautiful has events planned

Earth Day is on Monday, April 22. Although there are no specific Earth Day activities planned for the city, it’s still easy to be green in Sidney. The president of Keep Sidney Beautiful, Cheryl Jones, explains that the month of April has been Cash...

 
 By Associated Press    News    April 20, 2013

Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody

WATERTOWN, Mass. — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. Police announced via... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    News    April 20, 2013

Photos force suspects' move, breaking bombing case

BOSTON (AP) — Moments after investigators went before television cameras to broadcast photos of the two men in ball caps wanted for the Boston Marathon bombing, queries from viewers started cascading in — 300,000 hits a minute that overwhelmed...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 20, 2013

'It's not guns that hurt people'

On Wednesday the U.S. Senate voted down a vital amendment in the gun bill – the expansion of background checks on gun buyers. Amendments regarding the purchasing of assault rifles and high capacity... Full story