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No. 1 Duke routed by No. 25 Miami 90-63

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — With a steady din coming from the sea of orange behind the visitors’ basket, No. 1 Duke had a tough time making a shot. The Blue Devils went more than 8 minutes without...

 

Bangladesh fire victims’ families wait for money

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — When fire ravaged a Bangladeshi garment factory, killing 112 workers, dozens of their families did not even have a body to bury because their loved ones’ remains were burned beyond recognition. Two months later, the same...

 

Seau’s family sues NFL over brain injuries

(AP) – Add Junior Seau’s family to the thousands of people who are suing the NFL over the long-term damage caused by concussions. Seau’s ex-wife and four children sued the league Wednesday,...

 

Colin Kaepernick picked pro football over pitching

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chicago Cubs scout Sam Hughes watches Colin Kaepernick nowadays and still wonders what the strong-armed NFL quarterback might look like on a pitching mound, as a power arm in the pros. It’s hard not to, seeing the zip a...

 

Super Bowl or super brrr? Big game coming to NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Freeze can talk football and forecasts. So with the Super Bowl coming to New York next year, and with local temperatures stuck in the teens, the WABC-TV meteorologist was all set to look ahead. “Football fans like a little...

 

Great Recession causes many manufacturers to cut white-collar jobs now, too

NEW YORK (AP) — Manufacturers have been using technology to cut blue-collar jobs for years. Now, they’re targeting their white-collar workers, too. Factory Automation Systems makes machines that help companies cut, bundle and load products...

 

Help your children avoid student debt burden

It’s not so easy being a college kid these days. The job market for recent graduates has been shaky while, at the same time, students are leaving school with more debt than ever before. If you have children who will someday be attending college,...

 

Obama’s Inaugural Address: Progressive and Presidential

Skies were overcast, and the temperature was a chilly 40 degrees in Washington on Monday when President Barack Obama took the oath of office and began his inaugural address. Given his own cool reserve and his first-term penchant for pursuing a...

 

Hillary schools Congress and teaches girls

So many times during Hillary Clinton’s testimony this week before Congress, I wanted to place one hand on the shoulder of every teenage girl in America, point at the TV screen with the other hand and whisper: This. This is how it’s done....

 

Student of the Month

Austin Glanz was honored as the November 2012 Cool Kids, No Limits after school hours program student of the month at Sidney’s North Elementary School this past Friday, Jan. 18. Glanz is a second...

 

Neb. groups oppose bill to keep guns from youths

LINCOLN — A National Rifle Association lobbyist and gun owners on Wednesday came out in opposition to a Nebraska bill designed to keep firearms away from unsupervised juveniles. Omaha Sen. Brad Ashford’s proposal was met with criticism in a...

 

Life’s skills part of Partnership’s program

A new skills building class determined to equip teenagers with the skills they need to succeed in life kicked-off last night at the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Sidney location. Class coordinator and primary teacher, Brenda...

 

Practically human: Can smart machines do your job?

WASHINGTON — Art Liscano knows he’s an endangered species in the job market: He’s a meter reader in Fresno, Calif. For 26 years, he’s driven from house to house, checking how much electricity...

 

Brown and Filsinger take the stand

The second hearing of the City of Sidney’s property nuisance abatement case against Marvin O. Filsinger of Filsinger Excavating and Filsinger Emergency Services drew much interrogation of both... Full story

 

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