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Fire extinguishers being recalled as they may not work

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A company that makes a popular line of fire extinguishers for homes, businesses and vehicles is recalling more than four-million of the devices as they may not work when they’re needed the most. Jason Whalen, fire administrator for the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, says 31 different models of Kidde fire extinguishers are being recalled due […] Read More »

Gov. Ricketts searches for NDOR director; opposes gas tax hike

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Gov. Pete Ricketts says he is not in favor of increasing the gas tax. Many states are poised to take advantage of a drop in gas prices by increasing the state’s take. Ricketts says the state needs to operate on what it has. “I want to work with the money that we have available right […] Read More »

House approves Keystone XL, sends it to promised veto

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A bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has passed Congress and heads toward a promised veto by President Barack Obama. The House in Washington followed-up the work of the Senate, approving the bill on a 270-to-152 vote. The House vote mostly followed party lines, with only one Republican voting against the […] Read More »

Ricketts again chooses Louisiana resident for DHHS post

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has tapped another Louisiana resident to work in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Ricketts earlier appointed Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Deputy Secretary Courtney Phillips as the next Chief Executive Officer of DHHS. Now, Ricketts has chosen Calder Lynch of Baton Rouge, Louisiana to serve as the next […] Read More »

Spring workout dates announced for all clubs

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Spring is officially on the horizon. Major League Baseball announced the first Spring Training workout dates for all 30 of its clubs on Thursday. Pitchers and catchers for the reigning World Series champion Giants -- along with the Phillies, Pirates an... Read More »

Royals plant seeds for future moves at Meetings

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The Royals entered the new era of an American League title defense with some roster vacancies to fill, and the sunshine and relaxing vibe of San Diego didn't prevent them from getting to work on putting down the check marks. Read More »

Guthrie visits Japanese Hall of Fame exhibit

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Throughout his time at the Japan All-Star Series, Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has learned much about his Japanese heritage. Guthrie has met relatives for the first time, eaten new foods and soaked up as much of the culture as possible. Sunday, t... Read More »

Rested ‘pen tops 10 reasons Royals will win Game 7

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Kansas City's three shutdown relievers -- all of whom have better stuff than most closers -- could work four innings in tonight's Game 7, maybe even more. That's a huge edge for the Royals, even if the Giants do use Madison Bumgarner out of their bullp... Read More »

Yost’s faith, sixth-inning moves work for Royals

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Ned Yost knows that baseball games aren't won in the sixth inning. And he vows that his team will never lose one at that late-but-not-too-late point of the game, either, not if there's anything he can do about it. "My mind-set is that I'm not getting b... Read More »

New WS gear player tested, fan approved

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Gear up in style with the exclusive official sweatshirts, T-shirts and caps that the Royals will be wearing to work out during the World Series. Read More »

Don’t try this at home: Gordon’s pregame regimen unimaginable

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The Royals are perceived as a team devoid of stars, but they don't lack a cornerstone player. It's Alex Gordon, the lifelong Royals fan, whose work ethic is beyond compare. Read More »

Royals enjoy celebration, return focus to work

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The party was on but there was still work to be done, so the Royals approached their postseason clinching celebration of Friday night and Saturday morning in moderation, according to manager Ned Yost. Read More »

Shields off his game, but gives Royals shot

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Pitcher James Shields has done this long enough that he knows one thing: If you don't have your best stuff, you've got to find a way to make things work. And that's what he did in the Royals' 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night at U.S. Cel... Read More »

Aoki putting work in before rehab assignment

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After a workout on Sunday, Nori Aoki, who is on the disabled list with a groin strain, was likely heading to join Double-A Northwest Arkansas for a Minor League rehabilitation assignment. Read More »

Moustakas continues to look for ways out slump

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While Danny Valencia mans third base for the Royals, the work goes on to bring Mike Moustakas out of his hitting swoon. Read More »