news-star.com http://www.news-star.com/article/20121221/NEWS/121229943/-1/sports news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:37 +0000 Eggcelent Easter: Dietitian gives tips for enjoying popular holiday tradition http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419640/0/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 By Jessica Walker jessica.walker@news-star.com http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419640/0/sports Prague Kolache Festival scheduled to celebrate Czech culture http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419641/0/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 By Jessica Walker jessica.walker@news-star.com http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419641/0/sports
This year’s festival, which will be held on May 3 in Prague, will begin with Czech costume judging at 9 a.m. followed by Prague Czech folk dancers and singing of the American National Anthem and Czech National Anthem.

Several attendees, both in and out-of-towners, [...]]]>
Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419597/0/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:48:33 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419597/0/sports News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419644/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:19:21 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419644/0/sports
 

When Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson didn't show up at the roadside gathering, classmates just assumed they had changed plans, perhaps to avoid any [...]]]>
Airport bomb threat leads to brief evacuation http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419645/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:16:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419645/0/sports
 

Airport police Sgt. Belinda Nettles says there was no actual threat and travelers and employees have been allowed back inside Terminal 7 Thursday morning.

 
Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419646/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:15:22 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419646/0/sports
 

Sant Singh Chatwal was accused of working with an unidentified informant to use straw donors to make contributions to three unnamed political candidates. He also was accused of trying to persuade a witness to not speak to the FBI.
Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419647/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:12:53 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419647/0/sports
 

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population. Butter lambs are sold this time of year at western New York delis, Polish markets and supermarkets.

 
S. Sudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419648/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:10:01 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419648/0/sports
 

The U.N. mission in South Sudan condemned the "unprovoked attack" and called for a full investigation into the "heinous [...]]]>
Federal team on way to Tenn. plant explosion site http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419649/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:07:22 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419649/0/sports
 

ATF spokesman Michael Knight said local officials were working Thursday to clear the area around the plant of any live ammunition to bring in heavy equipment and stabilize the walls. Once the building is [...]]]>
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419650/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:04:07 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419650/0/sports
 

Called "Nearby Friends," the optional tool will only be available to people who choose to turn it on. The feature uses your smartphone's GPS system to tell your Facebook friends you are nearby — provided they have [...]]]>
Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419651/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:02:49 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419651/0/sports
 

The appeal of a lower court's January ruling that struck down Oklahoma's gay marriage ban is the second time the issue has reached appellate courts since the U.S. Supreme [...]]]>
3 more Washington mudslide victims identified http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419652/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:22 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419652/0/sports
 

All 39 victims recovered have been identified, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Thursday, and four names remain on the list of the missing.
Fla. woman doesn't blame bear for her attack http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419653/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:59:03 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419653/0/sports
 

Terri Frana told Orlando television station WFTV on Wednesday that residents of her Lake Mary neighborhood need to understand the danger from bears.

 
Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419595/0/sports?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:48 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419595/0/sports News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Oscar Pistorius trial: Defense tries to build case as adjournment nears http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419685/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419685/0/sports Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles in Ukraine http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419687/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419687/0/sports If filed, Malaysia Airlines plane lawsuits might not get heard in US http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419688/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:01 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419688/0/sports Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419703/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:03:49 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419703/0/sports
 

The hearing before Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville marks the latest development in several ongoing sexual [...]]]>
Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419704/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:02:12 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419704/0/sports
 

The man was stopped by an officer who saw him acting suspiciously, including walking down the middle of a street barefoot in pouring rain, Police [...]]]>
End of NYPD Muslim surveillance program applauded http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419706/0/sports?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:59:04 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419706/0/sports
 

The Demographics Unit, conceived with the help of a CIA [...]]]>
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