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Omaha blanked in Ventra rehab start

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The Omaha Storm Chasers suffered their sixth shutout loss of the season on Wednesday night with a 2-0 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs. Kansas City Royals  right-hander Yordano Ventura made his second start as part of his rehab assignment with Omaha. Ventura allowed only one run in five and a third innings of work but was saddled […]

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Medlen makes rehab start as Storm Chasers win

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Kansas City starter Kris Medlen made a rehab start for Omaha as the Storm Chasers posted a 5-3 victory over Round Rock in Pacific Coast League action. Medlen allowed a pair of solo homers with no walks or strikeouts in three and two-thirds innings of work as the Chasers and the Express split their four game […]

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Moore’s roster work bearing fruit for Royals

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore is a detail-oriented guy. Oh, he can see the big picture. But he also knows that the little things can make a big difference for a team that came within one victory of a world championship last October.

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Wayne State College president set to retire this week

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Tomorrow is the last day on the job for Wayne State College President Curt Frye, who’s retiring after 30 years at the school in northeast Nebraska. Frye says he’s been fortunate to work with a lot of good people over the decades. “You can’t be involved with a place, a job or an institution for […]

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Saltdogs hold off Fargo-Moorhead

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Jesse Smith allowed only one run in seven and a third innings of work and strruck out eight batters as the Lincoln Saltdogs edged Fargo-Moorhead 2-1.   The Saltdogs plated two runs in the sixth on a Curt Smith sacrifice fly to deep center and a Jeremy Hamilton RBI single to left to take a […]

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More people spending vacation time working

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Employment experts at Robert Half International recently conducted a study of more than 2,200 chief financial officers in the nation’s largest cities and it shows 68% of them contacted the office or checked work email while on vacation. Regional Vice President Mike Gremmer says that is a 20% increase from three years ago. He says everyone […]

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Omaha names street after Johnny “The Jet” Rodgers

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ebraska football great Johnny “The Jet” Rodgers is being honored by his hometown of Omaha. The city council Tuesday voted to rename Burt Street between 30th and 33rd in honor of the University of Nebraska’s first Heisman Trophy winner and for his hard work as a community leader. Rodgers says, “I’ve only known about it […]

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Young real jack-of-all-trades against Brewers

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In many ways, Royals right-hander Chris Young is a manager's dream: Young simply goes about his work professionally, and almost always gets the job done.

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Unofficial City Council Meeting Minutes June 3rd

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June 3, 2015 The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor Jim Miller presiding. Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery. Others present were Robert Bowman, Todd Johnson, Dana Paxton, Tiziana Milani, Dan Bainter, Ron Ridley, Karen Griffiths, Chad Buckley and ...

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Yost believes Salvy will learn patience at plate

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez continues to show the baseball world the sky is the limit for his potential. But if there's one area Perez still needs work on, it's patience at the plate.

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Senator will work with, not challenge governor on suspect video machines

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A state senator has decided not to challenge the governor’s veto of his bill to tax suspected illegal video machines, but to work with the governor on the legislation. Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus says he drafted LB 70 after the suspect touch-screen computer games began to appear in bars, convenience stores, and clubs in […]

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Gov. Ricketts working to sustain coming veto of death penalty repeal (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts vows to work hard to sustain his coming veto of the bill to repeal the death penalty. Ricketts has confirmed he will veto Legislative Bill 268 to repeal the death penalty. “I traveled the state for the last year-and-a-half. I don’t think there’s anybody who’s traveled the state more than I have […]

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Dyson indebted to mother’s hard work, selflesness

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Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson never forgets Mother's Day Dyson can't, he says, because he owes his mother, Cecilia, everything. "I can't ever pay her back for all she did for me," Dyson said.

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Royals do their best work with two outs

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The Royals truly believe they are never out of a game. That can explain why Kansas City leads the Major Leagues in two-out hits with 90 and are tied for first with two-out RBIs with Boston with 55.

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Royals’ dedication to putting ball in play pays

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No team makes pitchers work harder than the Royals. With a relentless commitment to contact hitting, the Royals take advantage of their team speed by refusing to give away at-bats. They're off to a 14-6 start in part because they've been the toughest g...

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