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Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom oppose minimum wage hike

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Supporters of an effort to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska believe they have more than enough signatures to get the issue on the November ballot. The measure would increase the minimum wage from the federal level of $7.25 to $9 by 2016. Now Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom will do their best to defeat the […] Read More »

Cain stays locked in with four hits against Rays

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Royals leadoff man Lorenzo Cain had another big game on Tuesday night, with four hits, including a triple, a walk and two runs scored in a 4-3 loss to the Rays. Read More »

Royals miss mark in rematch against Rays

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Jason Vargas held the Rays scoreless through five innings, but he labored in a two-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 4-3 decision in the middle game on Tuesday night. Read More »

Royals miss mark in rematch against Rays

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Jason Vargas held the Rays scoreless through five innings, but he labored in a two-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 4-3 decision in the middle game on Tuesday night. Read More »

Ventura aiming to even record against Rays

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will look to bounce back against Alex Cobb and the Rays in Wednesday's rubber game at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Ventura aiming to even record against Rays

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will look to bounce back against Alex Cobb and the Rays in Wednesday's rubber game at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Prospect Hernandez logs four hits for Lexington

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Outfielder Elier Hernandez, the Royals' No. 10 prospect, collected four hits in Class A Lexington's 16-8 win over Hickory on Tuesday. Read More »

Downs providing quality relief in Royals’ ‘pen

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Veteran reliever Scott Downs signed primarily to be a left-handed situational pitcher for the Royals. He worked one scoreless inning in each of his first two games as right-handed hitters were 1-for-4, while lefties 0-for-3. Read More »

Coone selected as Royals’ All-Star Teacher

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Megan Coone of Independence, Mo., has been named an "All-Star Teacher" and will represent the Royals at the Midsummer Classic in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 15. Read More »

Aoki working to join crowded Royals outfield

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Right fielder Nori Aoki has started his rehab assignment with Double-A Northwest Arkansas -- he went 0-for-3 in his first game -- but when he returns, the Royals will face a roster crunch. Read More »

Royals ink lefty Saunders to Minor League deal

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The Royals signed southpaw Joe Saunders to a Minor League contract on Tuesday, giving the veteran another chance to repeat his prior form. Read More »

Royals ink lefty Saunders to Minor League deal

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The Royals signed southpaw Joe Saunders to a Minor League contract on Tuesday, giving the veteran another chance to repeat his prior form. Read More »

Political science professor says min. wage issue could benefit Democrats

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A University of Nebraska political science professor doesn’t believe the proposal to increase the state minimum wage is a slam dunk if it makes the November ballot, but does think it will help Democrats this fall. Professor John Hibbing with UNL says despite the large number of signatures gathered to get the issue to the […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 7

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Hunter Dozier, KC's sixth-ranked prospect, stole his first base at the Double-A level. Read More »

Columbus man sentenced to federal prison on child porn charges

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A 41-year-old Columbus man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison, ordered to serve 15 years of supervised release after serving his term, and required to register as a sex offender for possessing and distributing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say Edward Johnson sent images of child pornography to a Nebraska State Patrol undercover […] Read More »