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Precautions urged before going to the lake this weekend

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Nebraska authorities urge caution when going to the lake this weekend. Some outings have been deadly this year. On one weekend, three people drowned in Nebraska lakes. A spokesman for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Herb Angell, says simple steps can make water sports fun. “You know, everybody wants to get out on the […]

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Brownville set for Fourth of July road race

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Competitors will be hitting the streets in the town of Brownville on the Fourth of July for the annual Freedom Run. It will be the 13th year for the event that began as a fun run and now includes a half-marathon, 10K and 5K. Race Director Paul Fish says the first half-marathon event in the […]

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Carp-O-Rama at Branched Oak

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This will be a great weekend to grab the fishing pole. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesperson Greg Wagner says they are having a fun family event Saturday morning Branched Oak State Recreation Area west of Lincoln. Wagner says they “chummed” or baited an area near Lieber’s Point so the success should be good. All […]

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Summer arrives June 21st, take precautions & keep cool

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Summer will arrive this coming weekend and along with the fun in the sun many Nebraskans have planned, they’re reminded heat kills more Americans each year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes and floods combined. Meteorologist Kelsey Angle, at the National Weather Service, says it’s been cooler lately, but don’t be fooled. “Temperatures will be increasing as […]

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600 cyclists on annual BRAN reach halfway point

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Hundreds of bicyclists are making their way across the state this week as part of the 35th annual BRAN, or Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska. It’s a community service project of the Rotary Club of Omaha Northwest. Event director Wes Galusha says the ride is fun for participants but it also raises money for Nebraska high school […]

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Refined plate approach paying dividends for Moose

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The new Mike Moustakas is a hitter Royals fans, coaches and teammates are having fun watching. This Moustakas is the one driving the ball to all fields, especially left and left-center, parts of the ballpark he barely knew as a hitter before this season.

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Royals want to line up talents in spring camp

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As our Royals Spring Training preview series continues, we get to the really fun stuff. Yep, we're talking batting lineups and projected rotations and bullpens. Of course, there isn't a whole lot of debate about which players will be utilized in those ...

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Hochevar eager to return to action with Royals

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One might think the Royals' magical run to the World Series in 2014 was nothing more than a cruel joke for right-hander Luke Hochevar, who missed all of last season and all of the fun following Tommy John surgery. But he's far from bitter.

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From throwback feel to lockdown ‘pens, ALCS will thrill

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If this was 1982 or '83, it would have made perfect sense for the Royals to meet the Orioles in the American League Championship Series. That they're back again is only part of why the ALCS should be so much fun.

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Frasor having a blast in first postseason

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Jason Frasor ended up the winning pitcher as the Royals advanced with an 8-7 victory over the A's in the AL Wild Card Game. He also shed the honor of having pitched in more games than any other active player without having been in the postseason. "I'm ...

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Royals pumped for big weekend set at The K

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The sun broke through the clouds in mid-afternoon on Friday, the temperature started rising and the Royals' big weekend series against the Tigers was underway at Kauffman Stadium. "We haven't seen a series like this in Kansas City in a long, long time,...

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Guthrie tosses gem as Royals add to lead in AL Central

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Road trip. Sounds like fun. And, on this particular occasion, that's what it has been for the Royals who continued their journey with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. That gave the Kansas City tourists a 6-2 record on their trip ...

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Glass proud, thrilled during Royals’ first-place run

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Royals owner David Glass was an eyewitness as the Royals' winning streak got into double figures at Comerica Park, and no one could be happier. "They have really been fun to watch, and they're playing their best ball of the year. They're playing with c...

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