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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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Patrol Seeking Information On Those Who Tampered With Patrol Vehicles

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This past weekend, some of our troopers discovered missing or loose lug nuts on their patrol vehicles. On two particular vehicles, all lug nuts were loose or missing on all four of the tires. On one specific vehicle, one tire had two lug nuts totally removed, three were within two turns of coming off, and the other was within a ...

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Royals cautious with Gordon, Rios in lineup

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The Royals held outfielder Alex Gordon out of the lineup for their exhibition game against the Astros on Friday as the Gold Glove left fielder continues to work his way back from offseason surgery on his right wrist. He's expected to return on Saturday.

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Lincoln counselor accused of overbilling

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A mental health counselor from Lincoln has been charged with padding his billable hours by more than $17,500. Lincoln Police Department spokeswoman Katie Flood tells reporters the owner of Counseling Affiliates of Nebraska began to review the work of employees and uncovered what appears to be overbilling by Jason Christensen of Hickman. Prosecutors have charged […]

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Brett’s love for baseball didn’t end with playing career

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Hall of Famer George Brett still enjoys being a part of the game and welcomes the chance to put the uniform back on every spring to work with the Royals. But when he decided his career was over, it was over.

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Brett’s love for baseball didn’t end with playing career

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Hall of Famer George Brett still enjoys being a part of the game and welcomes the chance to put the uniform back on every spring to work with the Royals. But when he decided his career was over, it was over.

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Ventura, Herrera get work in behind the scenes

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Two of the Royals' most important pitchers got their work done behind the scenes Saturday, but both took solid steps toward the opening of the regular season.

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Ventura, Herrera get work in behind the scenes

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Two of the Royals' most important pitchers got their work done behind the scenes Saturday, but both took solid steps toward the opening of the regular season.

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Platte River Landing improvements approved

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The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board of Directors approved a construction contract to make improvements to Platte River Landing, a 10 acre recreational area in western Douglas County. General Manager John Winkler says work will start this spring on a soccer field, volley ball court, playground area, horse shoe pits, and more places along […]

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