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Kansas adds UNC transfer guard Jessica Washington »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas has added North Carolina transfer guard Jessica Washington. Washington spent two seasons with the Tar Heels. She will sit out next season and have two years of eligibility remaining. Coach Brandon Schneider said in a statement that Washington “is a floor general with great vision and a high basketball I.Q.” […]

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Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0 »

Houston Astros' George Springer (4) rounds the bases as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante (14) looks to the outfield on a two-run homer in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Houston. PAT SULLIVAN — AP Photo

HOUSTON (AP) – Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck out seven and didn’t […]

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Wednesday Weather »

Severe thunderstorm potential is increasing for Southeast Kansas Wednesday Afternoon & Wednesday Night. Hail around golf ball-sized, winds around 70 mph, and a few tornadoes are all possible in YELLOW-SHADED AREAS. Thunderstorms that may produce nickel-sized hail and winds around 50 mph are possible in BLUE-SHADED AREAS. If you live in Southeast Kansas you should monitor the forecast closely.

Wednesday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast after midnight. Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly […]

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Chiefs head toward July with stable coaching staff, QB »

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) and linebackers Sage Harold (47) and D.J. Alexander (AP Photo)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With minicamp over, the Chiefs are set to experience two major firsts when the team reports for training camp in late July. The upcoming season marks the first time in 12 years the Chiefs have the same coaching staff for a third straight year. “Continuity is a big thing,” coach […]

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Wednesday on 1590 KVGB, “The Talk of the Town” »

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12A-5A Coast to Coast with George Noory 5A-6A America in the Morning 6A-8A Early Morning Show with Patrick Burnett – News – Sports – Business News, Obits, Entertainment 8:30-9A “Ask the Expert Show” – Steve Webster talks about the wheat harvest with Great Bend COOP Seed Manager Jeff Mauler. 10A-11A Agri-Talk with Mike Adams – […]

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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals »

Houston Astros' Preston Tucker swings for an RBI single against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) – Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City’s four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 […]

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5 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursday »

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KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) – Major League Baseball released its latest All-Star voting Monday. Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. Major League Baseball released the results Monday, and voting […]

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Barton County Commissioners get an update on the Avian Bird Flu in Kansas »

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There will be no live chickens – or turkeys or other birds – at county or state fairs in Kansas this year. The state moved last month to guard against the outbreak of avian flu among domestic flocks by putting a “stop movement order” in place. The order for poultry and live birds from the […]

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Royals sweep the A’s »

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday. Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run sixth inning for the Royals, who have won […]

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Stafford County “Bread Makers” »

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Last month we told you about a group of students in Stafford County who developed and marketed a bread mix that that can be used in school lunch programs throughout the Midwest. The students were part of Stafford High Schools “SEED Center”, which stands for Stafford Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Last month some of those […]

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