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KC to manage Perez’s playing time in 2nd half

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The Royals won't have an off-day until Aug. 3, leaving manager Ned Yost with the challenge of winning games without burning out players for a postseason push. Catchers Salvador Perez and Drew Butera are at the heart of that, sharing catching duties.

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Local family in Washington DC advocating for child Medicaid

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Three-million children nationwide have complex medical conditions and two-thirds rely on Medicaid to pay for that treatment. Wendy Larson is one of dozens of families today and tomorrow in Washington DC for Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day. Larson’s daughter Katelyn received a heart transplant at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha and […]

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Medical marijuana done for this year, will return next year (AUDIO)

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A bill legalizing medical marijuana in Nebraska has been shelved for the session. Sen. Tommy Garrett of Bellevue has made the motion to kill his bill for this year, but tells colleagues he will be back next year. “It breaks my heart that the people who desperately needed this, the people who are sick and […]

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Five on watch for Ebola in Omaha have been released

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The five people being monitored in Omaha after possibly being exposed to Ebola have completed their quarantine period. Four have left the Omaha area. The fifth, who had a heart ailment over the weekend, has been discharged by Nebraska Medicine and will leave the area soon. Nebraska Medicine abided by the privacy request made by […]

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Patient being monitored for Ebola has “cardiac issue”

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One of the five people being monitored in Omaha after possibly being exposed to Ebola has been hospitalized for a heart ailment. Nebraska Medicine reports the person, who has not been identified, suffered a “cardiac issue” while jogging near the University of Nebraska Medical Center Saturday afternoon. Medical aid was administered on the scene by […]

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Email heart attack survival hoax

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“How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone” is in the subject line of an email making the rounds. That email recommends those alone and fear they are having a heart attack should cough repeatedly until help arrives. University of Nebraska Medical Center – Nebraska Medicine cardiologist Dr. Shikar Saxena says, “It is absolutely ludicrous […]

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Patience, protection at heart of Royals’ 8-man ‘pen idea

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The Royals began internal discussions about carrying eight pitchers in the bullpen this season as far back as December, shortly after they picked up right-hander Jandel Gustave, a hard-throwing right-hander acquired in the Rule 5 Draft.

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Yordano ready to set aside heavy heart in Game 6

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When Yordano Ventura takes the mound in a must-win Game 6 of the World Series tonight, his glove will be the No. 18 and the initials "R.I.P." in memory of countryman Oscar Taveras, the 22-year-old Cardinals outfielder who died in a car accident in the ...

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With Butler in top form, Royals surging

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There's Billy Butler coming off the bench to belt a pinch-hit home run to sink Cleveland. There's Butler going 4-for-5 with a three-run blast in a blowout win at Arizona. There's Billy going behind the bag to snare a hot shot to help beat Minnesota. An...

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Holland secures win over Orioles in wild ninth

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Closer Greg Holland had a lot to overcome to preserve the Royals' 1-0 win on Saturday night -- a disputed call on a potential strike three leading to manager Ned Yost's ejection and facing the heart of the Orioles' lineup while trying to preserve Danny...

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After Five Meeting

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All area women and their guests are invited to the February dinner and meeting of the Norton After Five Club this Thursday night.  The meeting will be at 6:30 at the Town and Country Kitchen.  have a heart is the theme for the evening.  the special music will be presented by Jim and Linda Anderson from Wichita.  The Andersons, who ...

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After Five Meeting

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All area women and their guests are invited to the February dinner and meeting of the Norton After Five club this Thursday night.  The meeting will be at 6:30 at the Town and Country Kitchen.  Have a Heart is the theme for the evening.  The special music will be presented by Jim and Linda Anderson from Wichita.  The Andersons, who ...

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DOCTORS ON CALL

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Menopause heart disease is the topic for this week’s program in the sixth season of Doctors on Call on Smoky Hills Public Television.  Doctor Erin Baxa,  Family Practice physician at Goad Clinic in Osborne and Doctor Shelly Gruenbacker,  Family Practice physician at Bluestem Medical in Quinter will answer questions in this live viewer call-in program.  The half-hour-long program will air tomorrow ...

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