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Sidney set to smash Torch Run Record


Sidney's Torch Run Wednesay is poised to be the biggest in Nebraska history.

Sponsored by Nebraska Law Enforcement, the event creates awareness for and benefits Nebraska Special Olympics, held in Lincoln.

"The largest run in 2012 was in Lincoln had around 70 runners," Lt. Keith Andrew, Sidney Police Department, said. "Right now, we're at 90-some runners. That was our goal from last year, to have the biggest turnout ever."

No other cities have reported a larger turnout so far, Andrew said Monday.

"I thought we were one of the smaller runs. We usually average 30 to 50 runners, depending on th...

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