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Royals’ streak ends behind shaky Ventura

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Prize rookie Yordano Ventura wanted to make his sixth big league start a sixth straight victory for the Royals. It didn't work out that way. The Minnesota Twins got to Ventura early and ended the Royals' winning streak at five games, 8-3, on Sunday at ... Read More »

Duffy feeling at home in bullpen

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This bullpen business seems to suit Danny Duffy pretty well. When he helped preserve Saturday's 5-4 win over the Twins with two scoreless innings, it gave him a nice set of statistics for his first foray into relief work. In three games, he has thrown ... Read More »

Duffy goes right to work out of Royals’ bullpen

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Danny Duffy's latest turnabout came on Saturday when he rushed to Target Field and fired 2 1/3 perfect innings in relief for the Royals in a 7-1 loss. He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was optioned to the same club. Read More »

Defense central: Talented Cain a go-getter in outfield

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Lorenzo Cain is a center fielder par excellence, a far-ranging wizard on a Royals team known for its defensive wizardry. "I had to work at it. God gave me the gift to be able to run down balls the way I do and to track balls -- and definitely gave me s... Read More »

Guthrie satisfied with prep work in Surprise

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Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie finished the Arizona phase of his preparation for the season in Monday's 8-2 loss to the Rockies and feels good about it. He'll split the last Spring Training game at Milwaukee on Saturday with Yordano Ventura. Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

Department up and running

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Kansas driver exam stations will resume issuing and renewing driver’s licenses and identification cards Thursday morning. “We realize this outage has been a great source of inconvenience and frustration for many people,” said Director of Vehicles Donna Shelite. “The vendor responsible for the 8-year-old server is continuing work to ensure we do not have an unplanned outage like this again.” Read More »

Intern Deadline

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Congressional internships are a great way for Kansas students to learn about Congress and gain professional work experience. Interns serving in senator jerry moran’s Washington, D.C., office have the opportunity to interact with staff and Kansans visiting our nation’s capital, attend congressional hearings and briefings, and work on issues currently before the Senate.  senator moran is currently accepting applications for ... Read More »

Bridge Work

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BEGINNING MONDAY THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION , will begin work to replace a bridge over the South Fork of the Solomon River located along K-84 Highway, ½-mile north of Penokee; and ½-mile south of US-24 in Graham County.  .  Workers will start placing signs and traffic control devices as early as next week. The scope of the project includes ... Read More »

Internship Available

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  The Office of Congressman Tim Huelskamp is now accepting applications for internships for Summer 2012. Interested college-aged students are invited to apply to serve the people of the First District either in the Dodge City, Hutchinson, Salina, or Washington, D.C. office. In the Kansas offices, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work ... Read More »

Winter Tips

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Winter is here for a couple more months and when going outside, make sure to bundle up and stay as warm as possible.  If you are working outdoors, traveling or enjoying winter sports wear appropriate outdoor clothing: layers of light, warm clothing; mittens; hats; scarves and waterproof boots. Sprinkle cat litter or sand on icy patches. Learn safety precautions to ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Funding

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined with attorneys general from 46 other states in asking Congress to reauthorize federal programs directed at keeping women and families safe from domestic violence.  The law, known as the Violence Against Women Act, was first passed in 1994. The law was last reauthorized in 2006. In their letter of support, the attorneys general ... Read More »

Facility Reopens

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Kansas Secretary of Corrections Ray Roberts has announced that to address the need for additional prison capacity, pending approval of the Governor’s budget by the 2012 Kansas Legislature, the former Labette Correctional Conservation Camp at Oswego in Labette County will be renovated for the purpose of housing 262 inmates who are primarily elderly and infirmed. The facility would be scheduled ... Read More »

Economic Development Notes

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The update on the Ag Valley Project and the hiring of an Administrative Coordinator were items for the Norton City County Economic Development Board last night.  The rail funding for the Ag Valley Project is finished.  The architects, Schwab Eaton are working on the final plans for the roads to the facility and Central States will be getting the funding ... Read More »

Bridge work in Phillips County

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the Kansas Department of Transportation is starting a bridge repair job on US-36 Highway in Phillips County beginning next week.  The bridge over Spring Creek is located 1.5 miles east of the East US-183 Junction in Phillipsburg. During Construction, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals.  KDOT awarded the construction contract of approximately $135,669 ... Read More »