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Shields leads surprising Royals into Coors Field

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Two teams sitting in different places in the playoff picture will meet at Coors Field on Tuesday, as the surging Royals and right-hander James Shields visit the spiraling Rockies to open up a two-game set. Tyler Matzek will start for Colorado. Read More »

Battery plays major role in eighth straight series win

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All-Star catcher Salvador Perez had to leave with a sore right knee. Then, Erik Kratz replaced him and socked two solo home runs. In the end, there was good news all around. Perez's injury wasn't considered serious and Kratz's home runs provided the ma... Read More »

Perez exits game with right knee discomfort

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Monday night's game against the Twins because of what the team described as "discomfort in his right knee." His status was listed as day to day. Read More »

Butler, Royals set sights on earning No. 1 seed

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The way Billy Butler figures it, why should the Royals just settle for winning the American League Central? Why not improve their potential playoff position as well? Read More »

Pitching prospect Binford promoted to Triple-A

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The Royals have promoted their eighth-ranked prospect, pitcher Christian Binford, to Triple-A Omaha to test him as a reliever as the club checks out its September callup possibilities. Read More »

UNL Economic Indicator Down in Latest Survey

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Nebraska’s leading economic indicator drops for the first time in six months after the latest survey results. University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson maintains that it it will be critical to monitor leading indicator values over the next few months to see if this trend continues. “I think it does suggest […] Read More »

Rollover Accident Kills Lincoln Woman

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One person is dead following a rollover accident on Sunday evening near 27th and Cornhusker Highway in north Lincoln. Lincoln Police Captain Jason Stille says that at around 5 p.m., the vehicle was traveling southbound on 27th when it struck a cement barrier separating the street from a pedestrian bridge.“A blue, 2007 Toyota Yaris was […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 17

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Jorge Bonifacio, ranked No. 7 among Royals prospects, recorded four hits and a run in Double-A Northwest Arkansas' 6-3 loss in 13 innings to San Antonio on Sunday. Read More »

Winds up to 83 MPH accompany Sunday’s strong storm system

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Residents in several areas of Nebraska have spent part of today cleaning up from Sunday’s severe storms. The storm system brought heavy rain, hail and high winds. Authorities in northwest Nebraska’s Sheridan County say at least one person was injured by big hailstones, with large hail also falling in Cherry County. Hurricane-strength winds whipped through […] Read More »

Creighton soccer ties Milwaukee in first exhibition game

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The Creighton men’s soccer team played Milwaukee to a 0-0 tie in an exhibition match at the Panthers’ Engelmann Stadium on a windy Sunday afternoon.  The Bluejays controlled most of the match outshooting Milwaukee 16-8 including nine shots on goal to just three by the Panthers. The teams decided not to play an overtime session in the […] Read More »

Gov. Heineman vows transparency in sentencing scandal investigation (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman has announced disciplinary action against employees involved in the prison sentencing scandal and vows to be transparent as the investigation continues. Heineman dismisses any notion that employees in Department of Correctional Services ignored Supreme Court rulings on sentencing to reflect the governor’s desire to keep the prison population under control and avoid […] Read More »

Reports that Curry leaving Nebraska to join Sooner football (AUDIO)

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According to  SoonerScoop.com, and later reported by the Lincoln Journal Star, defensive tackle Aaron Curry is planning to leave the Huskers and transfer to Oklahoma. Curry was not at practice on Saturday and no explanation was given. There is some stiff competition on the defensive line this year and Curry was taking many of his […] Read More »

Analysts watching propane inventories carefully

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Last winter’s high propane prices were caused by lower inventories, high demand and transportation to get it to the Midwest. Due to the severity of the problem close attention is being paid to inventories now. T. Mason Hamilton is one of those watching. He is an analyst with the U-S Energy Information Administration and says […] Read More »

New restrictions on flying UAVs over public land

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Unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs are being banned within the boundaries of the Missouri National Recreational River on the Nebraska-South Dakota border. The ban follows suit with federal policy on the remote-controlled aircraft. Rick Clark is the superintendent of the area and says the decision protects the purposes of national parks. Clark says, “Our purpose […] Read More »

Royals prospect Zimmer makes season debut

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Right-handed pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' first-round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, made his season debut on Sunday by facing three batters for Class A Idaho Falls. Read More »