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Body discovered last week is that of missing Omaha man

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The deceased male that was located at 102nd and Nicholas Street in Omaha across from Westroads Mall last Thursday has been identified as 50 year old Ronald D. Price of Omaha. Omaha Police report foul play is not suspected in his death. Price was last seen in October of 2013 and had been reported missing.  His […] Read More »

Eastern Nebraska fire danger very high today

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Nebraska fire departments in eastern Nebraska are on alert today as the chance for brush and grass fires very high. Josh Boustead is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says a combination weather conditions prompted this alert. Boustead says a spark from a brush fire, burn barrel or even a tossed […] Read More »

New R.B.I. Baseball 14 is here to play

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A reimagined world of R.B.I. Baseball 14 has launched on Xbox 360, PS3 and on iOS via the Apple App Store, and it is coming this spring for PS4, Xbox One and Android devices. Read More »

Pelini pleased with the team’s progress. A different format for the spring game is set (AUDIO)

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Head Coach Bo Pelini said he thought the last two days were “really good practices.” Pelini added that he thought the team was where they should be. He said he plans to be more “dialed back” in terms of how much football the team will show. The format for Saturday’s Red-White Spring Game is offense […] Read More »

Brett Eibner’s nine RBIs sets a record day at Werner Park for the Stormchasers

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Brett Eibner set a Werner Park record with nine RBI, which included two, three-run homers and a bases-clearing double, as the Omaha Storm Chasers (4-3) set new records for hits and runs in a game at Werner Park in a 20-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds (4-3) Wednesday afternoon. The nine RBI are a new […] Read More »

Four Republicans face off in final GOP US Senate debate (AUDIO)

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Four Republicans vying for the United States Senate squared off in a debate for the last time before the primary election. Candidates answers questions on a wide range of topics from campaign finance reform to the war on terror and, of course, the federal health insurance law during an approximately hour-long debate at the University […] Read More »

UNMC study on impact of tobacco advertising

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center needs people to take part in a study that looks at the impact of tobacco advertising. Dr. Mohammad Siahpush is an associate dean for research at the College of Public Health and says they are especially interested in learning more about point of sale marketing. The tobacco industry spends […] Read More »

A single organ donor can help to save eight other lives

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Nebraskans are being encouraged to sign up to be organ donors and to let their loved ones know they’ve done so and why. Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health at the U-S Department of Health and Human Services, says it’s easy — and important — to register to become an organ, eye and tissue […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 9

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Brett Eibner had a career day and the Storm Chasers set several stadium records in a rout of Memphis. Read More »

Call stands, Gordon called out after Yost’s challenge

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Royals manager Ned Yost lost a replay challenge in the second inning on Wednesday after Alex Gordon was called out after attempting to steal third base. Read More »

Giavotella excited to get win after callup

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Newly arrived second baseman Johnny Giavotella gave the Royals a helping hand in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Rays. The two-hitter went 1-for-3 with a run and a sac fly. Read More »

Omaha’s Eibner has career game with nine RBIs

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Brett Eibner, playing for the Royals' Triple-A club at Omaha on Wednesday afternoon, had nine RBIs, as he went 5-for-5 with two home runs in a 20-3 rout of visiting Memphis. Read More »

Kauffman Stadium to hold School Day at the K

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The largest educational field trip in Kansas City is coming to Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, May 14. The 16th annual School Day at the K, sponsored by the Royals and Fox 4 WDAF-TV, annually attracts more than 20,000 students. Read More »

Royals take series behind Gordon’s big day

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Alex Gordon hit Kansas City's first home run of the season and tied a career-high with four RBIs in a game as the Royals defeated the Rays, 7-3, in the rubber match on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. Jeremy Guthrie allowed a run over seven inn... Read More »

Encouraging signs prevalent in Kansas City

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The Royals are only 4-4, but it may be one of the most encouraging 4-4 starts you're ever going to see, according to MLB.com national columnist Mike Bauman. Read More »