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Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

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Ace right-hander James Shields brings a 2.18 ERA on the road while wearing a Royals uniform into Saturday's middle game against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco at Target Field. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: April 11

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Matt Fields recorded a single in the Triple-A Storm Chasers' 5-4 victory, and the first baseman has hit safely in all nine games this season. Read More »

Royals welcome back Infante against Twins

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Omar Infante got through batting practice all right and was in the Royals' starting lineup against the Twins on Friday night. Infante returned after missing just two games after being struck in the face by a pitch on Monday night by Tampa Bay's Heath B... Read More »

Infante’s return may lead to KC roster move

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was held out of his scheduled start for Triple-A Omaha on Friday at the Kansas City organization's request, according to the Omaha World Herald. That could indicate a recall to the Royals for Duffy. Read More »

Royals sign veteran righty Loe to Minor League deal

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The Royals on Friday signed right-handed pitcher Kameron Loe to a Minor League contract. He'll begin with Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Scoring change gives Chen an extra earned run

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Third baseman Mike Moustakas lost an error, but pitcher Bruce Chen added an earned run to his ledger as the result of a scoring change in the Royals' 4-3 win over the White Sox on Saturday. Read More »

Scoring change gives Chen an extra earned run

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Third baseman Mike Moustakas lost an error, but pitcher Bruce Chen added an earned run to his ledger as the result of a scoring change in the Royals' 4-3 win over the White Sox on Saturday. Read More »

Accused murderer Nikko Jenkins wants to change his plea, again

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On Tuesday, accused serial murderer Nikko Jenkins was in a Douglas County courtroom and wanted to plead no contest to four murders in Omaha last August. The judge refused because prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, but stated he would accept a guilty plea. On Friday, Jenkins filed paperwork pleading guilty to the four murders. […] Read More »

Nearly 250 lbs. of marijuana seized in I-80 traffic stop

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A Florida man has been arrested, nearly 250 pounds of marijuana seized, during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 nearly Lincoln. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 50-year-old Michael Catalano of Palm Bay has been charged with possession and intent to sell the marijuana. The patrol says the trooper stopped Catalano for failing to signal while traveling […] Read More »

Sen. Fischer contends Paycheck Fairness Act would hurt women (AUDIO)

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Sen. Deb Fischer says she couldn’t vote for the Paycheck Fairness Act, because Senate leadership wouldn’t allow the Senate to debate changes to the bill. Fischer agrees the issue is real for women. “First of all, I think it is important for me to lend my voice in support of the important American principle of […] Read More »

Nebraska spring shotgun turkey season starts Saturday

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Nebraska shotgun wild turkey hunting season starts Saturday morning. Greg Wagner has been with the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission for 34 years and says this year is the worst he’s seen regarding dry conditions and urges everyone to use extra caution while out in the woods and fields. Wagner recommends no smoking or campfires. […] Read More »

Dog that bit Omaha girl will be euthanized

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An English bulldog that severely bit a 9 year old girl last weekend will be euthanized. Nebraska Humane Society Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan says this is the second time the dog had bitten a child. The first victim was a 10 year old boy who suffered a severe bite to his stomach. […] Read More »

Speaker sees success in session, even through tension, fatigue (AUDIO)

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Nebraska’s legislative session has come to an end, almost. Legislative Speaker Greg Adams begs off when reporters ask him to evaluate the legislative session. “You guys are catching me at a bad time for that,” Adams jokes. “Come back in about two weeks and I will give you a more objective opinion.” One day remains, […] Read More »

NU bowling gets the sixth seed at nationals heading into match play

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The 2nd ranked Nebraska women’s bowling team completed the qualifying round of the 2014 National Collegiate Women’s Bowling Championship in Cleveland, Ohio. The Huskers compiled a 2-5 record, giving them the sixth overall seed heading into Friday’s double-elimination match play. The Huskers will start Friday mornings competition facing off against third seeded Vanderbilt, a rematch […] Read More »

Fremont’s new housing ordinance is now in effect

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The controversial housing ordinance in the city of Fremont that targets illegal immigrants is now a reality. If you want to rent a home within Fremont’s city limits, now you have to get a permit. The long fought over Ordinance 5165 is now fully in effect. The issuing and enforcement of the requirement to indicate […] Read More »