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Royals Minor League report: April 15

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The Storm Chasers posted their first shutout of 2014. Francisco Pena's homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-0 lead. Christian Colon added two hits, an RBI and a run. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 15

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The Storm Chasers posted their first shutout of 2014. Francisco Pena's homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-0 lead. Christian Colon added two hits, an RBI and a run. Read More »

Guthrie set to face Astros, seeking third win

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The Royals and Astros are near the bottom of most offensive categories this season, as Jeremy Guthrie and Dallas Keuchel prepare to tango for the second round of a three-game set on Wednesday in Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Southwestern Nebraska declared disaster area due to lingering drought (AUDIO)

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Rain continues to come in short supply in portions of Nebraska, prompting the federal government to declare eight southwestern counties disaster areas due to the lingering drought. Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Dan Steinkruger announces Keith, Perkins, Lincoln, Chase, Hayes, Frontier, Hitchcock, and Red Willow have been declared disaster areas. “It reflects the on-going […] Read More »

Creighton hoops adds transfer Maurice Watson Jr.

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Creighton men’s basketball head coach Greg McDermott has announced that guard Maurice Watson Jr. will transfer from Boston University and enroll at Creighton this summer. Watson’s decision became official on Tuesday when he returned a signed financial aid agreement to Creighton. He will sit out the 2014-15 season due to transfer requirements before having two […] Read More »

Huskers pound out 22 hits in knocking off Kansas State

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After facing a 4-0 deficit following the top of the first inning, the Nebraska offense lit up the scoreboard in a 14-5 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday night at Hawks Field. The Huskers amassed a season-high 22 hits as five NU batters registered three hits or more on the evening, while matching […] Read More »

Storm Chasers come up big with two-outs in shutout of Express

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Three pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout in a 6-0 win for the Omaha Storm Chasers (6-6) against the Round Rock Express (7-5), their first shutout victory of the 2014 season. The Omaha offense scored all six of their runs with two outs, with eight of the nine hits for the Chasers on the night […] Read More »

Nebraska State Fair switches to reserved seating for concerts

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There’s a change to the Nebraska State Fair concert series this year: no lines, no waiting and no wristbands. Fair executive director Joseph McDermott says they’re replacing the wristband program with reserved seat ticketing. That means concertgoers will no longer need to stand in line to get wristbands — something that will help those who […] Read More »

Rookie Ventura earns first career win

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Omar Infante led the Royals' mild charge, drilling a first-inning home run and later tallying an RBI fielder's choice to back up Yordano Ventura's solid seven innings as Kansas City took game one of the series, 4-2, against the Astros on Tuesday night ... Read More »

Maxwell makes first return to Houston

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Whether or not the Justin Maxwell sees the field during Kansas City's three-game set, the outfielder is just happy to be back in the place he called home for nearly two years. Read More »

Power numbers an issue for the Royals so far

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The Royals have hit just one home run in their first 356 at-bats and tallied only 111 total bases during that span. Entering Tuesday's game in Houston, Kansas City's .312 slugging percentage is last in the Majors by 21 points. Read More »

Royals emotional about honoring Robinson

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Hours before the annual celebration of baseball's first African-American player showed up on the back of their jerseys in the form of the No. 42, several Royals reflected on the former Dodger star's impact on the modern game. Read More »

Missing boy found, playing with stuffed animals inside machine

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He wasn’t missing. He was playing with toys. It was the location that surprised his mother. Lincoln police say a three-year-old reported missing by his mother was found safe and unharmed inside a toy crane machine called the “Bear Claw” at a local bowling alley. Police spokeswoman Katie Flood says a sergeant was talking with […] Read More »

Higher farmland valuations come on heels of disappointing legislative session

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Assessment of agricultural land continues to rise, adding to the disappointment farm groups are expressing about the legislative session. The Nebraska Department of Revenue’s Property Assessment Division reports the valuation of farmland for tax purposes rose nearly 30% between 2013 and 2014. Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says the assessment report comes on the […] Read More »

Car theft ends with one arrest in Omaha

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An Omaha woman who left her car running unattended in her driveway this morning is now without a vehicle. Omaha Police Lt. Michael McGee says two men walking by got in and took off. An Omaha police officer was nearby and spotted the stolen vehicle and gave chase but the driver didn’t stop. Lt. McGee […] Read More »