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  • Man guilty in N.Y. in ancient-statue smuggling case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager of a now-closed New York art gallery has pleaded guilty for his role in an international scheme to smuggle ancient Buddhist and Hindu sculptures. Federal officials say Aaron Freedman pleaded guilty in state Supreme...
  • Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1 million

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie's auction house ...
  • Government plan aims to keep older drivers safe on road

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a "silver car" rating system that will help identify which cars better protect elde...
  • Bruce Lee jumpsuit fetches $100,000 at Hong Kong auction

    HONG KONG (AP) — The yellow jumpsuit worn onscreen by martial arts legend Bruce Lee in the movie "Game of Death," his final film, has sold at a Hong Kong auction for $100,000. The yellow polyester suit with black stripes down the sides went to an ...
  • Sears to spin off Lands' End business

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. says it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company. The retailer plans to distribute shares in Lands' End to its current shareholders. Sears has spun off other businesses, i...
  • Jos. A. Bank subpoenaed by Ohio attorney general

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. disclosed Thursday that Ohio's attorney general is looking into some of its advertising and marketing practices. The retailer said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it received a subp...
  • Judge urges compromise in Detroit bankruptcy case

    DETROIT (AP) — A judge urged Detroit and its creditors to keep negotiating Thursday in a 150-page opinion that mimics his decision earlier this week that the city is eligible for a makeover in bankruptcy court. Judge Steven Rhodes didn't break new...
  • Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

    SEATTLE (AP) — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer k...
  • Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. So...
  • Unusual number of Arctic snowy owls seen in U.S.

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range. Snowy owls, familiar to children as ...
  • Auction: Springsteen manuscript sells for $197,000

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid. A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" sold for $197,000 on Thursday at Sotheby's. The document used to be in the collection of Springsteen's forme...
  • Edward Hopper painting sells for over $40M

    NEW YORK (AP) — Edward Hopper's "East Wind Over Weehawken" has sold for $40.5 million — an auction record for the artist. The 1934 work depicts a streetscape of the New Jersey city across the Hudson River from New York. It had been in the collecti...
  • Green building rival emerges among LEED attacks

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The eco-friendly building rating system known as LEED has been around for more than a decade, powering a green arms race in cities across the nation. It's an industry force, certifying thousands of buildings and providing a m...
  • One child dead in Idaho elementary school bus crash

    KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say one child has died and four others were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying elementary school students in a small southwestern Idaho city. Canyon County Coroner Vicki DeGeus-Morris confi...
  • U.S.: Russian diplomats cheated health care program

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than three dozen Russian diplomats and their spouses living in New York City are charged in a $1.5 million fraud of a government health program for the poor. Authorities say the fraud was carried out even as the diplomats and ...
  • J. Robert Bashore Jr.

    James Robert Bashore Jr.There will be a public memorial service for J. Robert Bashore Jr., 87, of Bowling Green, on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Grounds For Thought Coffee Shop, Bowling Green. He died Nov. 19, 2013.www.dunnfuneralhome.comBob Basho...
  • Kroger 3Q profit in line; maintains outlook

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger's net income fell nearly 6 percent during the third quarter, partly on the costs from the pending acquisition of Harris Teeter. Kroger and other supermarkets are trying to adapt to a shifting industry as shoppers increasin...
  • U.S. economy grows at 3.6 percent rate in 3rd qtr.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter a...
  • Fast-food workers walk off job at Detroit location

    DETROIT (AP) — Workers walked off their jobs at a fast-food restaurant in Detroit as part of a national protest against low wages. Dozens of sign-carrying McDonald's employees and others marched in front of the restaurant during the pre-dawn rally T...
  • Report: Arts, culture add $500 billion to nation's GDP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy. On Thursda...

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'Actors' lap up stardom
04/19/2014 | DAVID DUPONT Sentinel Arts & Entertainment Editor
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Margot (performed by Madison Zavitz) interacts with Bruiser (performed by Nugget). (Enoc [ ... ]


Elmwood graduate Trevor Lee shares his Yosemite experience
04/19/2014 | JORDAN CRAVENS Sentinel Staff Writer
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Trevor Lee has traveled to 40 states, and most recently spent 10 months at Yosemite Nati [ ... ]


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