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Articles from the April 4, 2013 edition

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SKorea: North Korea moved missile to east coast

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has moved a missile with “considerable range” to its east coast, South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday, but he added that there are no signs that the North is preparing for a full-scale conflict....


Elsewhere Briefs

Conn. governor set to sign gun control law HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, was expected to sign into la...


Boeheim and Beilein: Game within a game

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — They’re sort of polar opposites in a way — one a coaching nomad for over three decades, the other parked pretty much in the same place for most of the last half century. And yet the careers of Michigan’s John Beilein and...


Thieves rob Bosh home

MIAMI (AP) — While Miami Heat star Chris Bosh was out celebrating his birthday at a Morocco-themed party complete with live camels, police said Thursday that thieves made off with about $340,000 in jewelry from the player’s nearby home. Miami...

 By John Roark    Sports    April 4, 2013

Raiders third in season-opening Invite

As a freshman, Scottsbluff’s Andrew Hollaway emerged as medalist in the 2010 Class B state golf finals, then tied for seventh as a sophomore and was third last spring. Wednesday, the Bearcats... Full story


Help yourself reduce investment stress

You probably aren’t too worried about it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Each year, the Health Resource Network sponsors this “month” to inform people about the dangers of stress and to share successful coping strategies. Obviously,...


How not to write a soman's obituary

At the risk of sounding like someone who “can’t let it go” — a feminist’s badge of honor if ever there were one — I’d like to offer a few tips on how to write obituaries about accomplished women in America. It’s a short list really....

 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    April 4, 2013

Rolling back regulations

Few Americans will ever forget being told Congress had to first pass the healthcare law “to find out what is in it.” Well, almost exactly three years ago, the bill was passed and now we know the...


Spendthrift President/Congress

Editor, All we hear now on the radio, TV or read in the papers is Congress won’t do this or the president won’t do that to keep the government solvent and they can continue paying their bills. This is all getting old fast. This problem is not... Full story


Environmental trust bill advances after lengthy debate

LINCOLN – Senators voted to advance an environmental trust bill after a day and a half of contentious debate. The bill (LB57), introduced by Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill, would require Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund (NET) board approval for...


Highway Construction Season ramping up

Several highway improvements projects are gearing up and will be in progress across Nebraska this summer and continue into autumn. The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) continues work on I-80 between Omaha and Lincoln to add two new lanes to the...

 By Associated Press    News    April 4, 2013

Laws, rumors have ammo flying off store shelves

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 4, 2013

Obama approves BRAIN initiative

President Barack Obama proposed a new daring research effort called the BRAIN Initiative on Tuesday, April 2 at the White House. BRAIN stands for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies According to Dr. Francis Collins,...


'Yearbook Reflections' takes the stage this weekend

Sidney High School students were all “in character” as they held dress rehearsal for their upcoming performance of “Yearbook Reflections.” The performances will be Friday and Saturday, April...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 4, 2013

Golf course upgrades discussed at open forum

Avid golfers and concerned citizens gathered at the Hillside Grill last night to ask questions and discuss the golf course’s upcoming irrigation improvement project with designers from Staples Golf.... Full story


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