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Ventura aiming to bounce back against Astros

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Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was the American League All-Star starter partially because of how much he impressed manager Ned Yost while throwing eight scoreless innings against the Royals on June 30. On Sunday, Keuchel gets another chance to catch...

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Duffy aims to continue strong run against Astros

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy has flourished since returning from the disabled list on June 24, and he'll try to build on his best outing of the season when he faces the Astros Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Rios back to swinging impact bat for Royals

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Royals outfielder Alex Rios entered Thursday night's 4-3 loss to the Cardinals with eight two-hit games in the month of July after he fought through a rocky June following his return from a fractured left hand.

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Nebraska remains on top with lowest unemployment rate

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Nebraska’s unemployment rate remained unchanged last month. So did the state’s status. The state unemployment rate remains at 2.6%. Nebraska remains first among the states with the lowest unemployment rate. According to the Nebraska Department of Labor, the June unemployment rate of 2.6% was unchanged from May. “June continued the trend of the unemployment rate […]

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138 felony arrests made during special Omaha operation

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From May 26th through June 27th, the Metro Fugitive Task Force and the Omaha Police Department’s Gang Unit teamed with U-S Marshals to target gang members and violent offenders. That operation resulted in 138 felony arrests – which were either gang members or had committed violent offenses that include assault, kidnapping, terroristic threats, escape and […]

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Two Omaha teens face murder charges

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Omaha police made two arrests in a murder on Monday, June 29th in the northeast part of the city. Police located suspects, a 17 year old male and a 15 year old male. Both were booked on 1st degree murder charges in the death of 31 year old Jamymell Ray. Investigators are still attempting to […]

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Vargas to throw simulated innings on Thursday

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Royals pitcher Jason Vargas will throw about two simulated innings on Thursday, his first live throwing action since he landed on the disabled list in early June with a recurrence of a muscle strain in his left forearm.

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June’s Mid-American Business Conditions Index report

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for May, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed for June. Indices over the past several months have pointed to positive, but slow economic growth over the next three to six months for the region. The overall index rose to […]

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Royals Minor League report: June 26

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No. 13 prospect Bubba Starling scored the lone Northwest Arkansas run, finishing 2-for-4, in the Naturals' 5-1 loss to Tulsa on Friday. Terrance Gore recorded his league-leading 27th steal.

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Royals Minor League report: June 24

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The Omaha Storm Chasers' matinee in Des Moines on Wednesday was postponed due to rain. Two games are scheduled for Thursday, beginning at 5:05 p.m. CT.

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