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Davis allows first extra-base hit of season

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It took four full months, but Royals reliever Wade Davis finally allowed an extra-base hit on Thursday night against the Twins. Read More »

Yost: Melvin doing ‘phenomenal job’ as A’s skipper

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Both Royals skipper Ned Yost and A's manager Bob Melvin had racked up 786 career managerial wins over their 11 respective seasons on the bench, and Yost has a considerable amount of respect for his Oakland counterpart. Read More »

Two car crash in Panhandle kills one, injures another

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A young woman died, a teen-ager suffered injuries in a two-car wreck in the Panhandle. The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office reports 19-year-old Karman Reichman of Chappell died in the accident late last night four miles east of Sidney on U.S. Highway 30. According to the sheriff’s office, a 16-year-old from Sidney was driving west on […] Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 31

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Mauricio Ramos took one for the team as he recorded the go-ahead RBI upon being hit by a pitch in the eighth. Elier Hernandez hit three hits, an RBI and a run. Starter Luke Farrell fanned 10 over five innings. Read More »

Assistance coming to individuals, businesses impacted by June storms

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Disaster assistance for businesses and individuals is being offered to the areas of Nebraska most heavily damaged by June storms, but not by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA announced earlier that though public assistance has been made available for several areas of Nebraska hit hard by June storms, individual assistance would not. The state […] Read More »

A slight dip in July’s Business Conditions Index

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The Mid-America Business Conditions Index for the month of July slipped a bit for the Midwestern Region. CreightonUniversity Economist Ernie Goss says his monthly economic survey shows July came in at 57 compared to June’s 60.6 – a 3% drop. Goss says that is still above 50 which show there is still economic growth. The […] Read More »

Husker unveil their alternate uniforms. Fan day set for today

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The University of Nebraska and adidas unveiled new Red Rising TECHFIT football uniforms that the Huskers will wear on Sept. 27 when they host Illinois at 8 p.m. on Homecoming.  Celebrating the 125th year of Nebraska football, the new all-red uniform features black metallic stripes on the jersey and pant, ultra-light black and silver metallic […] Read More »

Omaha teen killed while playing Russian roulette

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A tragic ending to a Sunday evening gathering of friends in Omaha. 19 year old Joseph Morolla died from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head while playing Russian roulette. DouglasCounty Attorney Don Kleine says this is totally senseless act.  He says, “Whenever you are talking about a loaded firearm in any capacity isn’t […] Read More »

Nebraska Republicans defend lawsuit against President Obama (AUDIO)

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House Republicans have pushed through a measure to press a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and two Republicans from Nebraska insist it’s not such a far-fetched idea. Congressman Adrian Smith acknowledges filing a lawsuit against the president for executive overreach is unprecedented, but he counters the president’s actions are unprecedented. “I think this is the […] Read More »

Thousands expected for the National Czech Fest in Wilber, opening today

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Polka bands, colorful costumes and kolaches are all part of this weekend’s 53rd annual National Czech Festival in Wilber, the official Czech Capital of the USA. The celebration kicks off this afternoon with vendors, exhibits, an accordion jamboree and a kids’ parade at 7 PM. Sheryl Kastanek of the Nebraska Czechs of Wilber urges people […] Read More »

Hosmer to miss three to six weeks with hand fracture

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The Royals' postseason chances took a severe hit Thursday night when Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was expected to be out three to six weeks because of a non-displaced fracture of the right hand. Read More »

Royals, Guthrie head west, open series in Oakland

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After going 5-0 with a 1.03 ERA in July, Oakland's Sonny Gray begins August with a matchup vs. Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Friday at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Royals don’t find good fits at Trade Deadline

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Dead quiet at the Trade Deadline. That was the Royals on Thursday as deals popped across the land but not in Cowtown. "There weren't any players that we could get our hands on that would be upgrades over what we have," general manager Dayton Moore said... Read More »