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Start times for Royals games unveiled

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Major League Baseball and the Royals announced start times for the 2016 season, which opens for the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 3 against the Mets at 7:35 p.m. CT in a rematch of the World Series won by Kansas City in five games.

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Former Husker star found dead in prison cell

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Former Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his prison cell this morning at Kern Valley State Prison in California. The death is being investigated as a suspected suicide. The 40-year-old Phillips was facing first-degree murder charges for the April death of his cellmate at the prison. He was sentenced to 31 years […]

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Employee confesses to stealing from Wahoo bank, repays $323K

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A Wahoo bank employee who confessed to taking cash from the bank over the past 20 years has been sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg, 65-year-old Margaret Cherovsky of Wahoo admitted in April of 2014 to taking cash from FirstBank of Nebraska. Cherovsky had worked for the bank […]

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3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday

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Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.

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Former Husker RB Lawrence Phillips charged with murder

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Former Nebraska Cornhusker running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his cellmate in a California prison. The cellmate, 37-year-old Damion Soward, was found strangled in his cell in April. He was taken to a hospital, but died the next day. Phillips is serving a 31-year prison sentence after […]

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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The Kansas City Royals Play Here!

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The Royals Radio Network will broadcast all of the Kansas City Royals regular season games in 2015. Catch all the evening and weekend games LIVE on Classic Hits KQNK AM 1530/FM 106.7. The Royals Radio Network is the largest network in the American League in seven states across the Midwest. Royals Hall of Famer and 2007 Ford C. Frick Award ...

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Facing new rival in A’s, Royals focused on field

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It was more than two months ago, but the A's-Royals series at Kauffman Stadium from April 17-19 -- the first meeting between the clubs since the Royals rallied for a victory in last season's American League Wild Card Game -- was easily the most volatil...

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Unemployment rate up a bit; Nebraska still has lowest in country

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The state unemployment rate ticked up a bit in May. Nebraska Department of Labor officials report the state unemployment rate rose from 2.5% in April to 2.6% in May. Though the state unemployment rate is one-tenth of a percent higher, it is still nearly a full percentage point lower that in May of last year […]

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OSHA recommends western Nebraska company pay fine in fatal accident

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Federal labor officials propose a western Nebraska concrete company pay a nearly $15,000 fine in the death of a worker in April. 26-year-old Craig Anderson of Columbus died in the accident April 11th while working south of Schuyler. Anderson worked for Gehring Construction & Ready Mix Company. Anderson, who was operating a payloader, attempted to […]

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Super Capes for Super Kids at Nebraska Medicine

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All pediatric patients at Nebraska Medicine were super heroes Thursday. Lab scientist Brenda Jershin says every April during Lab Week they try to come up with a project to give back to a special cause outside of the lab. This year they thought it would be nice to do something for all the pediatric patients […]

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Ventura looks for better luck against Rangers

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Rangers left-hander Wandy Rodriguez and Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura were both better in May than they were in April. They would like to maintain their upward trend when the face each other on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Nebraska unemployment rate drops, again

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Nebraska’s unemployment rate continues to drop, now at 2.5%. The Nebraska Department of Labor has announced the state unemployment rate for April dropped a tenth of a percent from March to settle at 2.5%, down nearly a full percentage point from a year ago. According to the department, Nebraska’s total nonfarm employment topped one million, […]

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Rios takes BP, nearing rehab assignment

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Royals manager Ned Yost indicated that outfielder Aex Rios, on the disabled list since April 14 due to a fractured hand, could go out on a rehab assignment within 7-10 days.

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