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Vargas gets glowing reviews for first Royals win

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Alcides Escobar belted a bases-loaded double to push Jason Vargas and the Royals toward a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on Monday. Read More »

Infante hit in face, tested for possible broken jaw

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante was undergoing tests to determine if his jaw was broken or if he had a concussion after being hit with a pitch in Monday night's 4-2 win over the Rays. Read More »

Myers-Shields trade rare deal that helps both clubs

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The trade that helped both teams is generally more rhetoric than reality. Most trades produce two things: one winner and one loser. But at Kauffman Stadium this week we have an example of a trade that really did help both clubs. This trade was so good ... Read More »

Flame-thrower Ventura set for season debut

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Chris Archer and Yordano Ventura will lock horns in Kansas City on Tuesday night, pitting two lively young arms against each other in what should be an exciting matchup. Read More »

Infante hit in face with pitch, leaves game

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante left Monday night's game after being struck in the face by a pitch in the seventh inning. Read More »

Coleman nearing return from DL

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Right-hander Louis Coleman is back in the Royals' clubhouse and soon might be summoned off his stay on the disabled list. Possibly by Tuesday, the first day he's eligible to return from a jammed middle finger on his pitching hand. Read More »

Two more rookies added to bullpen

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Donnie Joseph and Michael Mariot were called up by the Royals on Monday when left-handers Tim Collins and Francisley Bueno went onto the 15-day disabled list. Read More »

Historic horse racing passes upon reconsideration (AUDIO)

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Reconsideration works and the issue of historic horse racing will go to a vote of the people in November. Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh of Omaha first succeeded in calling for a reconsideration of the vote on April 3rd that fell short of the votes needed to pass his resolution, then he succeeded in his move to […] Read More »

Bueno, Collins to DL; KC calls up Joseph, Mariot

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The Royals have placed left-handers Francisley Bueno and Tim Collins on the disabled list and called up lefty Donnie Joseph and right-hander Michael Mariot from Triple-A Omaha to fill their places. Read More »

Collins, Bueno placed on 15-day DL

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The Royals have placed left-handers Francisley Bueno and Tim Collins on the disabled list and called up lefty Donnie Joseph and right-hander Michael Mariot from Triple-A Omaha to fill their places. Read More »

Two Lincoln hockey players involved in a criminal sexual conduct investigation

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Two members of the Lincoln Stars hockey team are involved in a criminal sexual conduct investigation in Moorhead, MN. Court documents say the 18-year old players had sex with a 15-year old girl in a Moorhead hotel room on Feb. 15, when the team was in two to play the Fargo Force. A search warrant […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 6

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The Royals' four full-season Minor League teams went 2-2 on Sunday. Zane Evans continued his hot hitting for Class A Advanced Wilmington, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. A fourth-round pick out of Georgia Tech in 2013, Evans batted .556 (10-... Read More »

3-Alarm fire destroys Omaha bookstore and thrift shop

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Omaha firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze Sunday night that destroyed a book store and thrift shop. Investigators say the fire at 73rd and Maple Streets caused nearly $1-million in damage. A nearby apartment building was evacuated as a safety precaution but no one was injured. Omaha Fire Chief Bernie Kanger says due to the extensive […] Read More »

Campaign focused on teen drivers and seat belt use

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The Nebraska State Patrol’s summer long seat belt enforcement and awareness campaign is focusing on teenage drivers. Lt. Kevin Bridges says 79% of Nebraska driver’s age 19 and younger involved in deadly crashes weren’t buckled up. The summer campaign is designed to educate teen drivers on the importance of seat belt use. The Nebraska State […] Read More »

Mickey Rooney remembered by Boys Town alumni

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The actor who brought the 1938 film Boys Town to life passed away over the weekend at the age of 93. John Mollison is the vice president of the Boys Town Alumni Association and a 1964 graduate of the Nebraska community. He remembers inviting Mickey Rooney who played the bad boy Whitey Marsh back to […] Read More »