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Kearney hosts Agri-Eco Tourism conference, starting this afternoon

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The Nebraska Tourism Commission is opening its annual three-day Agri/Eco Tourism Workshop today in Kearney. The event is designed for people who want to learn more about the tourism industries surrounding agriculture and the environment. Commission spokeswoman Karen Kollars says a host of activities are planned through Wednesday. “We’ll start out with a three-hour workshop […]

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NU women try to snap four game losing streak against ranked teams

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team hopes to get back in the win column when they host 14th ranked Iowa Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  NU is coming off back-to-back losses at No. 21 Rutgers and No. 5 Maryland on the road.   The Huskers also lost 78-72 in overtime at then-No. 20 Iowa on […]

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Perez’s love of baseball takes no breaks

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As if 162 games behind the plate weren't enough in 2014 between the regular season, All-Star Game and postseason, Salvador Perez never had any doubts about representing Major League Baseball in the Japan All-Star Series against the host country's natio...

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Royals, MLB open Starlight Fun Center at KU Med

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Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined mascot Sluggerrr for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a new Starlight Fun Center at The University of Kansas Hospital on Wednesday in Kansas City, part of MLB's community outreach effort that annually ...

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Big Game James set for KC’s biggest game in decades

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Following 28 long years without the thrill every team covets every year, Kansas City will host its first postseason game since 1985, an October journey that ended with the only World Series title in 59 years of Major League Baseball there. The Royals w...

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Herrera, Ventura excited to host equipment drive

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Kelvin Herrera remembers when his love of baseball in the Dominican Republic wasn't accompanied by very much equipment. The annual Royals Equipment Drive has named Herrera and fellow Dominican pitcher Yordano Ventura as the player ambassadors for the B...

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Vargas rolling into series opener with Twins

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After getting swept in a three-game series at Target Field last weekend, the Royals will be looking to turn the tables on the Twins when they host a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium that begins Friday night.

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KSHSAA Sets 2013-14 Postseason Assignments

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The 2013-14 postseason assignments are now available for basketball and wrestling. Class 1A sub-state seeding will be on Wednesday, February 26. Brackets will be posted after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. All games at the primary host site. Quarterfinal boys games will be on Monday and girls on Tuesday at the primary host site. Class 2A, 3A sub-state seeding will ...

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Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

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The Grand Opening of the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center takes place this week in Manhattan. There won’t be the traditional ribbon-cutting to open a new business but rather the slicing of an 8-foot long loaf of bread. The Kansas Wheat Commission will host the ceremony and open house this Friday, April 26th. The $10.3-million center is touted as the home ...

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