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Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4 »

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Hosmer connected for a three-run homer in the first inning off rookie Cody Anderson (2-2) as the Royals rolled […]

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Cueto to make his debut for Royals on Friday »

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Newly acquired Royals ace Johnny Cueto will make his debut for Kansas City on Friday in Toronto. Cueto was acquired on Sunday in a trade with Cincinnati for left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Cueto, who won 20 games last season for the Reds, is still getting personal business in […]

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Tuesday Weather »

A Heat Advisory has been issued for all of South-Central & Southeast Kansas on Tuesday from noon until 8 PM CDT. Watch your outdoor activities, being sure to take frequent breaks. Watch pets and children. Never them unattended in a vehicle for any duration.

Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. […]

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Tuesday 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” – John O’Connor visits with Bob Baker from Blue Star Contracting in Ellinwood. 9A-10A Trading Post with John O’Connor 10A-11A Agri-Talk with […]

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Royals cap big day with win over Astros »

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KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) -The Kansas City  Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation. Kansas City has the best record in the American League after it lost to San Francisco in Game 7 of the […]

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Royals obtain Cueto in trade with Reds »

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) works against the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Denver. Cincinnati won 5-2. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -The Kansas City Royals have acquired ace pitcher Johnny Cueto and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for left-handed pitchers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Finnegan was Kansas City’s first-round pick in last year’s draft. Cueto, 29, is eligible for free agency after the season. He has gone 7-6 with […]

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Legion Chiefs face Oskaloosa in AAA State Tourney opener »

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The Great Bend Legion Chiefs open play in the AAA-American Legion State Tournament Wednesday in McPherson. The Chiefs (21-18) play their first round game at 5:00 p.m. against Oskaloosa at the Grant Sports Complex. If they win, Great Bend would play Thursday at 8:00 p.m.. If they lose, they would play at 1:00 p.m. Thursday. […]

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East picks up win in 2015 Kansas Shrine Bowl »

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The East squad used a potent offense attack and suffocating defense in route to a 21-0 win over the West in the 42nd Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl at Lewis Field Saturday night in Hays. After the West team went three-and-out on their first possession of the game the East marched right down the field and […]

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Barton set to host a meet and greet for new Foundation Director »

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Story and photo by Joe Vinduska Barton Community College will host a “Meet and Greet” for its new Executive Director of the Foundation Nancy Wiebe at 2:30-4 p.m. July 30 at Great Bend Coffee Company, 2015 Lakin Ave. in Great Bend. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. A native of […]

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Escobar’s RBI single in 10th lifts Royals past Astros »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alcides Escobar singled home Paulo Orlando with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory over theHouston Astros on Saturday night. Orlando singled off Will Harris (4-3) with one out and stole second before Escobar’s game-winning looper to shallow right gave the Royals […]

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