Chiefs Trim Roster Down To Mandatory 75

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has made four roster moves in order to meet the NFL’s mandated 75-player roster. The league’s final roster cutdown to 53 players must take place before 3 p.m. CT on Sept. 5. Below is a look at the club’s moves.   WAIVED Player                                         Pos.         Ht.            […]

Royals Reinstate Alex Gordon From Disabled List

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have made several roster moves as Major League rosters can expand to 40 players. The club has returned outfielder Alex Gordon from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list (left groin strain). Outfielder Jonny Gomes, acquired from the Atlanta Braves last night, will […]

State Insurance Department studying continuing education programs

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The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training. Currently, the state’s insurance agents are required to complete 12 hours of education every other year. Most states require 24 hours for insurance agents. The department wants to complete a study of the question in the fall and present recommendations to the Legislature […]

Report: Royals Acquire Jonny Gomes

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  The Kansas City Royals have acquired veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes and cash from the Atlanta Braves according to Fox Sports. Gomes, currently is hitting .233 with 7 HR and 22 RBI. In his 13-year career Gomes is a .242 hitter.    The Royals will send minor league SS Luis Valenzuela to Atlanta in the […]

Champions Recognized From Successful Revival Of Enhanced Rodeo Competitions


Efforts to rejuvenate the Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series paid dividends. That was the synopsis from officials of the two rodeos involved in this year’s kickoff of what is thought and hoped could be return to days of yesteryear when a half dozen rodeos were a part of the series. “Objective of the series is […]

Rustling Cattle Profitable Business during High Markets in Beef Industry


 “Lazy thieves can make easy money stealing high priced cattle.”  The lawman bluntly warned the room filled with cattlemen that caution should be taken to prevent cattle rustling.  “Record prices are driving thefts of cattle,” said Kendal Lothman at the Beef Producers Information Seminar in Emporia.  Speaking to the breakfast session hosted by 580 WIBW […]

Man Charged in Pursuit in Which KC Officer Fired Shots


A Kansas City man has been charged with trying to ram an officer, leading to gunfire. Four felonies were filed Saturday in Jackson County Circuit Court against 21-one-year-old Pierre Hill-Williams. He was arrested Friday after a pursuit that ended with the discovery that a 1-year-old girl had been shot in the foot. The probable cause […]

Audio: Smith Sharp As Chiefs Rout Titans 34-10 In Preseason Game

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Andy Reid Alex Smith Travis Kelce Jeremy Maclin   Associated Press: Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with […]

Morales Hits 2-Run Homer, Royals Beat Rays 3-2

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Associated Press: Kendrys Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night. Morales put the Royals up 3-1 with a two-run shot in the third off Erasmo Ramirez (10-5) that struck an overhanging catwalk. He has […]

Sheriffs Find Body Near Mayetta

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Jackson County Sheriffs discovered a body after responding to a welfare check. After an employer reported that an employee had been missing for two weeks, officers were dispatched to a residence northeast of Mayetta just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. After arriving, they discovered a deceased person about 100 yards from the residence near a creek. […]

Police shoot man in Wichita Saturday after being dragged by car


Wichita police say an officer fatally shot a man after the officer was dragged by a vehicle following a traffic stop. Police spokesman Lt. James Espinoza says officers stopped a car around 10 p.m. Saturday and one officer approached the vehicle. There was a struggle and the man drove away, dragging the officer. The Wichita […]

Lyon County Boy Dies in ATV wreck

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 A 9-year-old Kansas boy has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Lyon County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as Ryan Lane, of Reading. He was riding on the ATV on Saturday night when the 11-year-old driver lost control. The patrol says the vehicle toppled onto its side about three miles north of Miller. Lane was […]

IndyCar Driver In Coma After Wreck At Pocono

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car Sunday in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar released the information on Wilson’s condition Sunday night and said he was undergoing further […]

Audio: Chiefs Hold Off Seahawks 14-13 In Second Preseason Game


Audio: HC Andy Reid Audio: QB Alex Smith Audio: S Eric Berry Audio:  WR Jeremy Maclin Audio: OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardiff   Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, […]

Kansas Lost FederalFunds Stripped from Planned Parenthood


Kansas has lost the federal planning money it stripped from Planned Parenthood and another unaffiliated clinic since winning its legal fight to defund the organization. The federal government reduced its Title X funding to the state by about the $370,000 annually in Title X money that two PlannedParenthood facilities in Wichita and Hays and an […]