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Gov. Ricketts will lead first trade mission to the EU

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced he will lead a trade mission to Europe. The governor, along with state agriculture and economic development officials, will travel to Denmark, Belgium, and Italy in June. Ricketts says one of the big stops on the trip will be to the European food show in Milan, Italy. Another major stop […]

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Perlman praised as he announces he will step down

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman is receiving wide-spread praise in wake of the announcement that he will step down as chancellor next year. Perlman announced in a university-wide email on the date of his 14th anniversary of his installation at the university he would step down as chancellor on June 30th of 2016. Perlman […]

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Though off roster, Ibanez grateful for chance

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Raul Ibanez is not on the Royals' American League Division Series roster, but he is with the team back at Angel Stadium. Ibanez, 42, began the season with the Angels as their designated hitter but was released on June 21 after 57 games. He was hitting ...

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Finnegan takes quick trip to big leagues

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Clubhouse leader and pitching ace James Shields good-naturedly made sure the raw rookie knew his place. Left-hander Brandon Finnegan, drafted into pro ball just last June, already had landed with the Royals and was sandwiched in a locker between Shield...

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Shields, Royals drop makeup tilt to Yankees

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The New York Yankees dropped by to make up a June 9 rainout and beat the first-place Kansas City club, 8-1, with 31,758 boisterous fans enlivening Kauffman Stadium on Monday night. It's the first time the Royals have lost back-to-back games in 26 days.

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Shields set to face Jeter, Yanks in makeup game

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Derek Jeter's farewell tour will head to Kansas City for "one night only" when the Yankees play a makeup game Monday against the first-place Royals. The pit stop will finish a four-game series that was rained out in early June and feature James Shields...

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Herrera enjoying being on roll

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Right-hander Kelvin Herrera has been on quite a roll. After a rescue job in Friday night's 6-3 Royals win over the Rangers, Herrera had pitched 21 straight scoreless innings, dating back to June 27. Much to his surprise.

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Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 6

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Brandon Downes hit his first professional homer for Idaho Falls, a solo shot in the sixth. He was Kansas City's seventh-round pick in June.

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Solving Kansas City’s playoff riddle

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In first place in the American League Central on June 18, having won 10 games in a row to climb to seven games over .500, the Royals have since gone 9-18, falling eight games behind Detroit and into sixth place in the AL Wild Card race. A season that h...

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Duffy faces Kluber, Tribe to follow outstanding June

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Danny Duffy credits Royals catcher Salvador Perez with the success this season, and the battery aims to continue that in July as Kansas City takes on Corey Kluber and Cleveland in the rubber match on Sunday afternoon.

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Colon, Mortensen win June Minor League honors

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Christian Colon, now with the parent Kansas City club, was named Triple-A Omaha's Player of the Month for June, and right-hander Clayton Mortensen was named Pitcher of the Month.

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Royals Minor League report: June 30

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Reigning Texas League Player of the Week Lane Adams doubled twice, extending his hitting streak to seven games (.400, 12-for-30), for the Naturals.

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Shields out to put shaky June in the rearview mirror

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A pair of opposing starters -- James Shields and Ricky Nolasco -- will look to get back on track when division rivals square off in Minneapolis on Tuesday for the second game of a three-game set.

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