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Senator claims some backed out of support for motorcycle helmet law repeal (AUDIO)

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A state senator who pushed to repeal the mandatory motorcycle helmet law claims some senators failed to fulfill their promise to end a filibuster against it. Debate dragged on for days as the legislature considered LB31, which would repeal the requirement that adult motorcyclists wear helmets in Nebraska. During legislative debate Monday afternoon, Sen. David […]

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Gordon feeling good after first live BP session

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon on Monday faced live batting practice for the first time this spring. Gordon, recovering from right wrist surgery in December, took four rounds of live BP against Minor League pitchers.

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Debate on how Nebraska casts its votes for president returns

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A bill to return Nebraska to a winner-take-all presidential elector state has returned to the Unicameral with its fate uncertain. Senator Laura Ebke of Crete told colleagues Monday morning she has received dozens of emails on the issue, with most opposed to change. “The reality, I think, is that most people in the state really […]

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Royals taking extra precaution with Hochevar

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Right-hander Luke Hochevar, who made his first Cactus League appearance Thursday, will not throw again until Monday, manager Ned Yost said. The Royals are being extra cautious with Hochevar, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery last March.

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Congressman Smith opposes move to ban certain ammo

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The ATF is considering a ban on certain ammo for AR-15 rifles. This as some members of Congress in an uproar as they will have no say in that decision process. Lawmakers opposed to the ban sent a letter to the ATF director Monday condemning the ban.  Opponents of the ban believe that since the […]

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Vargas targets outs in quality Cactus debut

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It was an eventful, and a bit unconventional, day of work for Jason Vargas in his Cactus League debut on Monday, but the left-hander was efficient against the Brewers and he came out of the start feeling like he executed his pitches.

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Hochevar, Young working toward bullpen spots

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Two potentially integral parts of the Royals' bullpen this season -- one new and one well-established -- are working their way back toward game action. Luke Hochevar threw a live bullpen session on Monday, while Chris Young is set for one this week.

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Royals’ youth keys three-run 6th to top Brewers

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Mike Moustakas plated two with a double, while Brett Eibner, Whit Merrifield and Raul Mondesi Jr., all had RBIs in a key three-run sixth as the Royals stayed unbeaten in Cactus League action with a 5-4 win over the Brewers on Monday.

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Order striking down Nebraska same-sex marriage ban on hold

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An order striking down Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriage has been put on hold. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the state’s request to stay the order of U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon, which was to go into effect on Monday. No reason was given for the action. The court did schedule […]

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