Prep Athlete of the Week Ballot (Wk 36)
Below is a list of the nominees for The Honda/Hyundai’s Jason Deters & WGEM SportsCenter Prep Athlete of the Week. The fan vote counts as one vote in the total vote process … with 10 sports broadcasters/writers
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U.S. April Auto Sales May Rise Ahead of Japan Earthquake Effect
U.S. auto sales may have reached a 13 million annual pace for the third straight month, accelerating from a year earlier, as consumer confidence rose before vehicles produced prior to Japan’s earthquake began to run out.
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Honda to cut production of new Civic, other models
Honda Motor Co. warned U.S. dealers Monday that it will run short of popular models such as the Civic compact later this summer because of parts shortages caused by Japan’s earthquake.
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French car sales dip as subsidies end; Italy ails
PARIS, May 3 — French car sales fell 11.2 per cent in April reflecting the end of a scrappage scheme, a dip overshadowed by the 51 per cent plunge in Japan’s auto sales following a massive earthquake on March 11. In Italy, where state incentives stopped in March 2010, new car sales confirmed the deep crisis of the auto sector by hitting the lowest …
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