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MLB Trade Rumors: Will Kansas City Royals Use Alex Gordon as Trade Bait?

MLB Trade Rumors: Will Kansas City Royals Use Alex Gordon as Trade Bait?
The Kansas City Royals are once again sellers heading into the annual trade deadline as they are out of postseason contention midway through the season. The Royals have their eyes set on the future, which is as bright as it has been during these dark years in Kansas City. With Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas manning the corners of the infield, this will be the only time for the team to trade Alex …
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Baseball Calendar
July 24 — Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Aug. 15 — Last day to sign selections from 2011 amateur draft who have not exhausted college eligibility. Aug. 17-18 — Owners’ meetings, Cooperstown, N.Y. Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.
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Missouri loses 12,900 jobs, due partly to tornado
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lost nearly 13,000 jobs last month, due partly to the deadly tornado that hit Joplin.
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Posted by admin - July 19, 2011 at 8:11 am

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Fed Official: It’s Time For Rates To Go Up

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Fed Official: It’s Time For Rates To Go Up
As negotiations continue over the nation’s deficit and debt ceiling, Thomas Hoenig is calling on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Hoenig, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, says low rates have helped big banks but they’re not allowing average people to save. Hoenig talks to Stave Inskeep about his ideas, and what they could mean for the economy.
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Testimony continues in KC rape trial
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Testimony continues in the Jackson County trial of a man charged with raping four Kansas City women in the 1980s. Bernard Jackson has pleaded innocent to several felonies, including rape, sodomy and robbery in the attacks in Kansas City’s Waldo neighborhood in 1983 and 1984.
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Posted by admin - July 15, 2011 at 8:07 am

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September 2010: Kansas City Here I Come
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Dade City physician ‘touched many, many lives’
Marcelino Oliva Jr. was as comfortable telling stories around a campfire with hunting buddies as he was navigating the high-stakes worlds of medicine and politics.
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Excerpts from recent Kansas editorials
The Associated Press Lawrence Journal-World. July 11, 2011. Kansas universities should award honorary degrees as long as they do it for the right reasons In the workplace and elsewhere, giving someone a title can eliminate the need to reward them financially. In too many cases, it seems that universities across the nation apply that philosophy when they award honorary degrees to celebrities who …
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Epiq Systems, Inc. Second Quarter 2011 Results to be Announced July 28
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Epiq Systems, Inc. will report second quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, July 28, 2011 after the close of the market. At that time, the press release will be available on the company’s website at www.epiqsystems.com.
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Posted by admin - July 14, 2011 at 8:07 am

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Yankees’ Romine hits go-ahead single
The Yankees’ Austin Romine singled home the go-ahead run against Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera in a three-run eighth inning, leading the U.S. over the World team 6-4 Sunday in the All-Star Futures game.
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Sporting Kansas City vs Colorado Rapids Tonight
Sporting Kansas City puts unbeaten home record on the line against defending MLS Cup champions
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Final Glance: Railroads companies
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some top railroads companies were down at the close of trading: CSX s fell $ .66 or 2.5 percent, to $ 25.96. Canadian National fell $ 1.35 or 1.7 percent, to $ 77.84. Canadian Pacific fell $ 1.10 or 1.8 percent, to $ 61.39. Kansas City Southern fell $ 1.62 or 2.7 percent, to $ 57.92. Norfolk Southern fell $ 1.01 or 1.3 percent, to $ 74.67. Union Pacific fell $ 2.02 or 1.9 percent …
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Posted by admin - July 12, 2011 at 8:05 am

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Soony Saad, 18-Year-Old Michigan Forward Who Left College Early, Acquired by Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City, the Major League Soccer franchise in Kansas City, Mo., acquired the rights to 18-year-old Soony Saad in the league’s weight lottery on Tuesday. Saad was a standout at the University of Michigan and the 2010 National Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior at Dearborn High School. He was projected as a first-round MLS draft pick but left college after his freshman year to …
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Twins Recall Young And Plouffe From Rochester
The Minnesota Twins have already made a couple of roster moves to prepare themselves for the second half of the 2011 regular season, which will kick off on Thursday night at Target Field when the Twins play host to the Kansas City Royals . After Sunday afternoon’s 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox , the Twins announced that they would be recalling both outfielder Delmon Young and shortstop …
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Posted by admin - July 11, 2011 at 8:13 am

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Coping with the heat just a part of kid baseball

Coping with the heat just a part of kid baseball
Walmart runs, sunscreen and water — albeit boiled — made the Kansas State Championship 14-and-under baseball tournament and its unrelenting heat much more bearable last Saturday in Shawnee. As noon crept by at the Mid-America Sports Complex and the temperature hovered in the upper 90s, bleachers were abandoned in favor of shade under a cloudless sky. A welcome breeze made sporadic appearances …
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Peachtree City 
a national finalist in patriotism contest
Peachtree City 
a national finalist in patriotism contest
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Summer project
The summer basketball experience — which for the Tonganoxie boys meant two games every Tuesday in June on the campus of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. — proved valuable to THS players.
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Posted by admin - July 6, 2011 at 8:05 am

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Tree Nearly Destroys Family’s Home
Powerful storms ripped through the Kansas City area Sunday night and early Monday morning. One family woke up to significant damage to their home at 35th & Woodland on Kansas City’s east side. A tree practically destroyed their home and may leave the family without a place to live.
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Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC Recap
Goals from Omar Bravo and Julio Cesar help Sporting KC stretch unbeaten run to seven straight
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Former UGA Player Wants To Help Children Learn To Swim
AMERICUS, GA – Kansas City Chiefs tight end Leonard Pope says he wants to help young people learn to swim through his foundation after a Georgia mother credited him with saving her son from drowning in a swimming pool. Pope was reunited with Anne Moore and her 6-year-old son Bryson at a small ceremony Sunday in Americus. Moore thanked the athlete for diving in after Bryson when he went under the …
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Posted by admin - June 29, 2011 at 8:05 am

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Kansas City Royals – game chat

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Kansas City Royals – game chat
The D-Backs are in Kansas City, opening their road trip. Join the game chat, follow along.
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KDHE issues algae warning for Logan City Lake
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor waters for blue-green algae. Below is a list of advisories and warnings.
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Posted by admin - June 25, 2011 at 8:06 am

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Chiefs Casey Wiegmann On Possibly Retiring: ‘It’s Hard To Give It Up’

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Chiefs Casey Wiegmann On Possibly Retiring: ‘It’s Hard To Give It Up’
The Chiefs center is keeping his options open on the topic of retirement, but admits it’s hard to stay away. While there a few real holes on the Kansas City Chiefs roster, there are several uncertainties and the center position is one of them. Last year’s starter Casey Wiegmann has long been rumored to retire this off-season yet without any official word, it’s difficult for the Chiefs to move …
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City Council debates fireworks usage within city limits
Although it wasn’t on the agenda, the Maumelle City Council spent more time Monday night debating whether to continue allowing fireworks within the city of Maumelle than anything else.
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KCK man sentenced for stabbing death
A Wyandotte County judge today sentenced a man to more than eight years in prison related to a stabbing death in Kansas City, Kan. Curtis V. White, 55, of Kansas City, Kan., previously entered a no contest plea to voluntary manslaughter for the death of Jerome Henry on Jan. 28, 2011.
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Chiefs conclude three-day lockout camp
Before Tuesday, Kansas City Chiefs players were working out on their own. Beginning Tuesday, they got in three days of lockout workouts. Despite some concern as to the value of unsupervised player-organized minicamps, Chiefs guard Ryan Lilja realizes that working out with his teammates is better than working out alone. “I thought I was [in…
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Posted by admin - June 18, 2011 at 8:11 am

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Royals pick Kalkowski in 50th round

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Royals pick Kalkowski in 50th round
The Kansas City Royals selected Nebraska sophomore Kash Kalkowski in the 50th round of the major league baseball draft on Wednesday. It’s the second time in Kalkowski’s career that he’s been drafted. The Grand Island native, a…
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K.C. unveils 0 million new soccer stadium
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City’s $ 200 million state-of-the-art soccer stadium is set to open Thursday night, and before Livestrong Sporting Park even welcomes fans the team is defending its relationship with Lance Armstrong’s cancer-fighting Livestrong Foundation. Eager to partner with Livestrong, which funds cancer research and supports cancer survivors such as Armstrong himself, Sporting …
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KS, MO Officials Call for Human Trafficking Crackdown
Federal prosecutors in Kansas and Missouri have formed teams to fight human trafficking in the area.
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Posted by admin - June 13, 2011 at 8:05 am

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