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Rangers belt 5 home runs in 16-1 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rougned Odor homered twice, Willie Calhoun went deep for the second straight day and the Texas Rangers hit five homers in all as they routed the Kansas City Royals 16-1 on Thursday in the rubber game of their three-game set. Joey Gallo went deep among his four hits, and Hunter […]
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Guzman, Calhoun go deep as Rangers roll past Royals, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ronald Guzman and Willie Calhoun each hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Shin-Soo Choo added a solo shot in the ninth inning and Nomar Mazara matched a career high with four hits as the Rangers […]
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Rangers place Andrus on IL amid flurry of roster moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed shortstop Elvis Andrus on the injured list with a strained right hamstring and recalled outfielder Willie Calhoun from Triple-A Nashville amid a flurry of roster moves Wednesday. Left-hander Jeffrey Springs was also recalled from Nashville and right-hander Wei-Chieh Huang sent to the same club before the […]
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Royals score early, blow out Rangers 11-5 in series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two runs apiece for the Royals, who scored nine times […]
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Royals top prospect Nicky Lopez gets big league shot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals are giving top prospect Nicky Lopez his big league shot, summoning him from Triple-A Omaha and putting him right into the starting lineup for their series opener against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The 24-year-old Lopez was the Royals’ fifth-round pick in the 2016 draft. He was […]
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Royals bringing top prospect Lopez up from minors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals are bringing up top prospect Nicky Lopez from Triple-A Omaha, and he could make his big league debut when Kansas City opens a series against Texas on Tuesday night. Right-hander Jake Newberry was optioned to Omaha in a corresponding roster move Monday. The Royals will still need to […]
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Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham, who emigrated from postwar Germany as a child and then dedicated his life to football, has died after a brief illness. He was 72. Cunningham’s wife, Rene, said in a statement that he died Saturday. Cunningham spoke no English when his family arrived in the […]
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Missouri River causes new problems in areas levees broke

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri River is causing new problems in a flood-battered part of northwest Missouri where levees were busted in March. The rain-swollen waterway has again inundated the tiny village of Big Lake in Holt County, where some residents were beginning to clean up after the last deluge. Holt County emergency […]
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Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn’t hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date, underlining speculation that it could be put up for sale. Schlitterbahn remains mum on its plans, but has largely […]
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More Than One in Five Millennials Still Live With Mom

–– Ahead of Mother’s Day, Zillow analysis shows the share of young people living with their moms reached the highest level this century — 21.9% of millennials live with their moms, nine percentage points higher than those of the same age in 2005. — A much larger share of those living with mom have jobs than in 2010, highlighting affordability challenges even as the economy has recovered. — The highest share of millennials living with their moms are in Riverside, Miami, Los Angeles and N...
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Black and Hispanic Communities are Still Reeling from the Foreclosure Crisis

Homes account for more than half of the net worth of black and Hispanic homeowners, and foreclosures disproportionately affected these communities Seattle, WA – April 25, 2019 (PRNewswire) Millions of homeowners across the country lost their homes in the foreclosure crisis, missing out on the opportunity to regain and grow their net wealth as the housing market recovered. But in black and Hispanic communitiesi, the foreclosure crisis hit especially hard, and foreclosed homes in those areas h...
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Workers allege racism at Harley-Davidson plant in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several current and former black employees at the Harley-Davidson plant in Kansas City say minorities there have faced harassment that included nooses and swastikas on the walls and in bathrooms and frequent racial slurs. At a news conference Friday organized by the NAACP-Kansas City, the employees said their complaints were […]
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Rays rally to beat Royals 3-1 for 4-game split

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a two-run homer off Wily Peralta with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Thursday for a four-game split. Whit Merrifield became the third player with a two-triple game this season for the Royals, who […]
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In letter to NFL, lawyer for Chiefs' Hill disputes abuse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for Tyreek Hill sent a letter to the NFL on Thursday disputing child-abuse claims made by the wide receiver's fiancee, offering a point-by-point response to a secret recording of the couple that was made public last week.
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In letter to NFL, lawyer for Chiefs’ Hill disputes abuse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for Tyreek Hill sent a letter to the NFL on Thursday disputing claims made by the wide receiver’s fiancee of child abuse, offering a point-by-point response to an a secret recording of them that was made public last week. In the four-page letter, a copy of which was […]
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U.S. Home Prices Continue Upward Trajectory

Median list price hits $310,000; newly listed homes increase 3 percent year-over-year; national inventory increases 4 percent year-over-year Santa Clara, CA – May 1, 2019 (PRNewswire) The national median listing price set a record of $310,000 in April — surpassing March’s high of $300,000, according to®‘s April 2019 monthly housing trend report released today. At the same time, demand for U.S. housing is cooling heading into spring as newly listed homes and national inventory gre...
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Mondesi, Royals jump on Rays early, hold on for 3-2 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi hit a two-run homer in a three-run first inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader. Jakob Junis (3-2) won his second consecutive start, both against the Rays, after winning at Tampa Bay […]
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Coming Wave of Young Millennial Home Buyers Expected to Further Tighten Market for Starter Homes

-Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the typical age for first-time home buyers in the next decade, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior – Starter homes have gained 57.3% in value over the past five years, while inventory in the bottom third of the market has fallen 23.2%, creating a shortage of affordable homes for first-time buyers. – The demand from this coming wave of buyers will likely keep starter-home values high while those unable to purchase homes will keep pressure on ...
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Pujols passes Bonds for 3rd in RBIs as Angels top Royals 7-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols opened the weekend by passing Lou Gehrig on the career RBIs list and ended it by moving past Barry Bonds. Pujols’ go-ahead, two-run double in the first inning Sunday started the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals. He pulled a fastball from […]
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Matt Harvey pitches seven innings to lead Angels to victory over Royals

Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout slides into third base during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, April 28, 2019. Trout was safe at third with a stolen base. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Kansas City Royals’ Alex Gordon slides into third base during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, April 28, 2019. Gordon advanced to third base on a sacrif...
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Slumping Justin Bour homers after being dropped to No. 8 spot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On the day that Justin Bour’s slump grew to the point of knocking him to the bottom of the order, he showed signs of hope. Batting in the No. 8 spot, Bour belted a three-run homer to provide a cushion in the Angels’ 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. He also fought through a nine-pitch at-bat in the second, before hitting a popup. Still, one hit was enough to raise his batting average to .179. “It felt good to contribute,” Bour said. “Obviously things didn’t go...
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Naming Kansas City street for Martin Luther King is divisive

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 50 years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the question of how to honor him continues to divide Kansas City residents. When the City Council voted in January to name a 10-mile boulevard that runs north and south through mostly minority neighborhoods after the civil […]
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Chiefs announce trade, signing of DE Clark to new deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs announced their trade with the Seattle Seahawks for pass rusher Frank Clark shortly before the start of the NFL draft on Thursday night, then confirmed the club had signed him to a lucrative and controversial long-term contract. The trade was agreed upon Tuesday, as was the […]
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Henry Bloch, co-founder of tax company H&R Block, dies at 96

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tax preparer H&R Block says its co-founder, Henry Bloch, has died at the age of 96. The company says he died of natural causes Tuesday at St. Luke’s Hospice in Kansas City. Bloch founded H&R Block in 1955 with his brother, Richard, after the Internal Revenue Service stopped providing free […]
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Large brawl involving mostly teenagers at Worlds of Fun

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police say several law enforcement agencies were called to the park Saturday night when an off-duty Clay County sheriff’s deputy reported several large fights involving […]
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GM Veach gets to place stamp on Chiefs with his 1st draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — From the moment he took over the Kansas City Chiefs’ front office, general manager Brett Veach has been willing to go out on a limb, whether it was signing a big-name free agent or swinging a trade or releasing a well-known player. Now, he will finally have a chance to […]
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Going Green: Homes with Solar Panels Sell for 4.1% More

Zillow helps homeowners understand the solar energy potential of their homes by providing a Sun Number for more than 84 million homes Seattle, WA – April 16, 2019 (PRNewswire) More than 80 percent of home buyers say energy-efficient features are important[i], a truth that’s reflected by data showing homes with solar energy systems fetch higher prices. A new Zillow® analysis shows homes with solar-energy systems sold for 4.1 percent more on average than others nationwide in the past...
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Man convicted of 5 murders in Kansas City in 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has been found guilty of killing five people in September 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that jurors on Monday convicted 38-year-old Brandon Howell of five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies. The jury deliberated for less than two hours. Prosecutors said […]
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Russia demands US release mom convicted of taking her kids

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Russia is demanding that the U.S. release a Russian citizen who was convicted of kidnapping for moving her children from the U.S. to Russia amid a divorce. Bogdana Alexandrovna Osipova, who is referred to by her married name of Mobley in court documents, was convicted in Kansas last month of […]
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Gore pinch-runs, speeds home as Royals sweep Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-runner extraordinaire Terrance Gore stole a base and then scored on Hunter Dozier’s single in the ninth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 9-8 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the AL Central favorites. Ryan O’Hearn led off the ninth with a walk against Brad […]
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