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Chiefs season ends by walk off »

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It was a tough ending to the season for the Great Bend Legion Chiefs Tuesday.  Garden City’s Mario Montoya singled up the middle in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Elite’s a 4-3 10-inning victory in the Zone Tournament at Dodge City.  Garden City keeps their season alive with the loser’s bracket […]

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Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox »

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas celebrates his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Eric Surkamp, also scoring Alex Gordon, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Moustakas, who has 12 homers this season, went 3 for 5 with three RBIs. The Royals entered the game with […]

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Wednesday Weather »

The heat will build again over Kansas for Friday and Saturday with afternoon heat indices pushing above 100 degrees for much of the area.

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East northeast wind around 9 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Thursday Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds […]

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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 Sunflower Show hosted by Scott Donovan who will talk with Sunflower diversified Services Executive Director Jim Johnson. 9A-10A Trading Post with John O’Connor 10A-11A Agri-Talk with […]

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Legion Chiefs fall to Dodge City in Zone Tournament »

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The Great Bend Legion Chiefs lost to Dodge City 5-2 in the first game of Zone Tournament play Monday in Dodge City. Great Bend scored first in the second inning to take a 1-0 lead, but Dodge tied things back up with a run in the top of the third. After falling behind 3-1, Great […]

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Chris Sale goes 7 innings, pitches White Sox past Royals »

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CHICAGO — About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn’t make Monday night was his case for the American League’s Cy Young Award. Then again, if he keeps pitching like he has so far this season, he won’t have to say much. Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break […]

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Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change »

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DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what’s coming. During his opening address at Big 12 football media days Monday, Bowlsby said significant changes are on the way. Bowlsby isn’t sure people understand how much pending lawsuits against the NCAA […]

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Big 12 assigns 1st female football official »

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DALLAS (AP) – The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the first time in league history. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that Catherine “Cat” Conti will be on the crew for Kansas’ season opener at home Sept. 6 against Southeast Missouri State. While calling this a […]

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Vandal opens oil stock tank, spills 188 barrels »

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Barton County authorities are looking for whoever opened the valves on an oil lease stock tank over the weekend and caused 188 barrels of oil to spill to the ground. Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir loss from the spill, which occurred between 1 p.m. Friday and 8:25 a.m. Saturday, resulted in a loss of more […]

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WuShock tops list of “creepiest mascots” »

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WICHITA — The New York Post compiled a list of the 12 creepiest mascots they’ve ever seen. WuShock, Wichita State University’s beloved shock of wheat, landed on that list. The author of the article writes, “Who knew a shock of wheat could be this angry? Quick, someone fire up the threshing machine and make a […]

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