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Thursday night football scores from 10/16/14

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Fullerton 52, Howells-Dodge 46 Hay Springs 62, Crawford 18 Lincoln North Star 14, Lincoln High 10 Omaha Gross Catholic 24, Ralston 19 Parkview Christian 62, Lewiston 0 Sutherland 42, Morrill 30 Read More »

“Father” of GMOs says opponents are a minority, extremists

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The debate over genetically modified organisms — or GMOs — in food has been heating up in Nebraska and nationwide in recent months. Robert Fraley, a top researcher at crop-seed maker Monsanto, is often referred to as “the father of agricultural biotechnology.” Fraley says he’s convinced opponents of GMOs represent a small percentage of consumers. […] Read More »

After celebration, Royals now must focus on the Giants

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When the Royals clinched the American League pennant on Wednesday night, the players stressed that who their next opponent would be did not concern them at the moment; they'd rather bask in the glory of their AL Championship Series win against the Orio... Read More »

Giants, Royals make for Wild World Series

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The Royals and Giants, who will meet in the World Series, are proof that it's possible to get on a roll once you survive the Wild Card Game. Read More »

Official World Series gear unveiled, available

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The Giants will meet the Royals in the World Series starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, and that thrilling experience of the Fall Classic is already underway with the launch of the 2014 World Series official gear at the MLB.com Shop. Read More »

Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

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As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in h... Read More »

No need for subpoena, Gov. Heineman to testify willingly (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman said today he will testify before the special legislative committee investigating the prison sentence miscalculation scandal. The governor’s remarks came hours after the Department of Correctional Services Special Investigating Committee voted unanimously to subpoena the governor to testify before the committee October 29th. The special legislative committee first formed to investigate why […] Read More »

With trip to World Series, Yost proves detractors wrong

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On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost and his Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the third time in franchise history. Yost, often questioned for the rigidity of his bullpen usa... Read More »

Wild Card Game comeback spurred Royals’ run

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The catalyst for the Royals' magnificent run to the World Series is lodged in that epic comeback victory in the Wild Card Game in the eyes of general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost. Read More »

Yost lays out Royals’ practice schedule

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After taking a day off, the Royals will begin practice for the World Series at 2 p.m. CT on Friday at Kauffman Stadium. The practice is closed to the public. Read More »

World Series broadcast schedule announced

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Major League Baseball announced the broadcast schedule for the 2014 World Series, which can be seen on FOX and is set to begin on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

History indicates extended layoff won’t hinder Royals

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The story of the 2014 playoffs -- at least on the American League side of things -- has been the utter dominance of the Kansas City Royals. But might the Royals be a victim of their own October success? Read More »

Omaha man facing felony charges in beating death of a dog

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An Omaha man is behind bars today and faces felony animal cruelty charges. Nebraska Humane Society’s Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan says on September 28th a couple got into an argument and the woman left. She later returned and found her Pomeranian dead. A necropsy was performed and it showed the dog had […] Read More »

Beck claims protecting the ball a trademark of Nebraska football…really? (AUDIO)

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I’m not sure I would call protecting the football a trademark of NU football under Bo Pelini and Tim Beck (a term he used the other day at practice)…turnovers have always been an issue, in my mind. I could be wrong, but turnovers have been an issue against Northwestern as well.Beck says he wants to […] Read More »

Questions about party buses after passenger left behind

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 There have been a lot of questions regarding party buses after the tragic death of a Nebraska Wesleyan University student last weekend. Officials believe that 22 year old Maury Lorence of Doniphan was left behind at a truck stop and while walking along I-80 near Lincoln he was hit by several vehicles.  Party Express Bus […] Read More »