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’79 Bucs last road team to win World Series Game 7

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The Pirates made ancient history in 1979: Those Bucs are the last club to win a World Series Game 7 on the road. Since, nine others have tried and come up empty. Wednesday night, the Giants will try to avoid making it 0-for-10. Read More »

Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak In Mid-November

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Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), ... Read More »

Vargas, Royals look to finish off crucial road trip vs. Texas

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With 24 wins in their last 30 games, and a three-game cushion in the American League Central, the Royals seemingly have all they could ask for at the moment. A sweep of the Rangers on Sunday would be the icing on the cake. Jason Vargas takes the mound ... Read More »

Back To School Safety Stressed As School Resumes

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With students getting back to school, there are important safety reminders the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children Don’t hurry getting on or off the bus. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled. As the bus approaches, stand at ... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 10

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Johnny Giavotella's heroics led Omaha to a road win. He entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth, delivering a game-tying single, and followed with a go-ahead homer in the 12th. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 30

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The Blue Rocks evened a road set at a game apiece. Jack Lopez delivered a three-run double in the second. Starling added a solo homer in the seventh. Starling, ranked 13th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, is batting .350 (14-for-40), with three home ... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 30

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The Naturals evened a road set at a game apiece. Arkansas native Ferguson held the Travelers to a run, three hits and three walks with six strikeouts over six innings. Orlando Calixte put the Naturals on top with a two-run single in the third. He added... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 29

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The Naturals evened a road set at a game apiece. Arkansas native Ferguson held the Travelers to a run, three hits and three walks with six strikeouts over six innings. Orlando Calixte put the Naturals on top with a two-run single in the third. He added... Read More »

Vargas aiming to stay tough on road vs. Rays

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Jeremy Hellickson will make his 2014 debut as the Rays square off against Jason Vargas and the Royals in the middle game on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. Read More »

KDOT Program Will Reduce Number Of Deficient Bridges On Local Road Systems

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A Kansas Department of Transportation program designed to reduce the number of deficient bridges on local road systems will also benefit the state’s agriculture industry. The new $10 million program, announced today in Hutchinson by Transportation Secretary Mike King, will provide up to $120,000 to local jurisdictions – primarily counties – to replace small bridges that are rated deficient. Bridges ... Read More »

Fathers spend time with sons on Royals’ road trip

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For the second straight season, the Royals invited the players' fathers along for the team's road trip that coincides with Father's Day. Read More »

Shields looks to continue amazing run on the road

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The Padres are starting Andrew Cashner, who has never faced the Royals, against James Shields in the rubber game of the Interleague match. Read More »

KDOT Offers Tips To Drive Through Dust Storms And Blowing Smoke

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With recent road closures because of dust storms in northwest Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation would like to remind drivers of simple tips when driving into or through dust storms. Drivers are urged to stay alert because strong winds can result in sudden periods of limited or zero visibility due to blowing dust and or smoke during burning season. ... Read More »

Shields continues road success in Cleveland

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Since joining the Royals, James Shields has become quite the happy traveling troubadour with a dozen victories away from Kansas City. His latest win came over the Indians, 8-2, with Mike Moustakas pounding a three-run homer on a chilly Tuesday night at... Read More »

Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

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Ace right-hander James Shields brings a 2.18 ERA on the road while wearing a Royals uniform into Saturday's middle game against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco at Target Field. Read More »