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Violent weekend in Omaha followed by Monday murder

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After a series of shootings in Omaha over the weekend, another murder investigation is underway. Police are looking for suspects after one man was shot and killed and another critically injured around 4 pm Monday near a golf course and a busy city park in northeast Omaha. This follows a violent weekend of six separate […]

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Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

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Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.

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Manaea among top 10 prospect performers Monday

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Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.

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Lack of command stings Blanton in loss

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Joe Blanton struggled with command early and often, walking four and allowing five runs in just 2 2/3 innings in the 6-1 loss to Houston on Monday night.

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Blanton, offense stumble in loss to Astros

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Jose Altuve kickstarted the Astros' three-run third inning with his seventh home run, matching a career high, while Lance McCullers allowed just one run over seven innings as the Astros topped the Royals, 6-1, on Monday.

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Hosmer out for Astros series with finger injury

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was not in Monday's lineup against the Astros due to a mild sprain on his left ring finger, and he's unlikely to play during the three-game set in Houston.

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Lockdown on University of Nebraska Lincoln campus lifted

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A lockdown issued after reports surfaced that a gunman was walking the downtown Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska has been lifted. Shortly before 10 o’clock Monday night, police responded to the basketball courts near the Harper-Schramm-Smith dorm complex where a fight had broken out. Police believe at least two of the people involved […]

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Blanton outduels Felix; Royals take opener

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Royals right-hander Joe Blanton, making another spot start in the injury-riddled rotation, overmatched the Mariners through six-plus innings, and Alcides Escobar delivered three hits as the Royals held off the Mariners 4-1 on Monday night at Safeco Field.

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Blanton opens series vs. Felix in Seattle

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Mariners ace Felix Hernandez makes his 12th career start against the Royals on Monday as Seattle opens up a three-game series with Kansas City to close out an eight-game homestand.

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Olympic gold medalist to appear at Chadron State camp

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Olympic gold medalist Brandon Slay will make an appearance at a wrestling camp on the campus of Chadron State beginning this weekend. Slay will conduct technique sessions on Sunday and Monday as well as speak at 7 p.m. Monday in the Chicoine Center. The event is being sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and […]

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Gov. Ricketts declares trade mission to Europe a success (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts calls the European trade mission a success. Ricketts wrapped up the trade mission on Monday with a visit to Copenhagen, Denmark where he talked about biosciences with European industry leaders. He also met with Novozymes executives, speaking about possible expansion in Nebraska. Novozymes has a plant in Blair which produces enzymes for […]

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Royals’ bats ignite in victory over Brewers

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Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar played their part in roughing up starter Kyle Lohse for five runs in the first five innings of the Royals' 8-5 win on Monday night at Miller Park.

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Volquez aims for continued success vs. Brewers

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Right-hander Edinson Volquez (5-4, 3.07 ERA) takes the mound for the Royals as they square off against right-hander Kyle Lohse (3-7, 6.27) and the Brewers on Monday to open a two-game Interleague set at Miller Park.

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Ex-city clerk in Riverton suspected of embezzling

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State auditors have identified more than $30,000 in “questionable and possibly fraudulent” payments made by the south-central Nebraska village of Riverton. The audit says most of the money went to former village clerk Kelly Jackson and her husband, Jeremy Jackson, a former water operator. State Auditor Charlie Janssen said Monday that his office has referred […]

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