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Milton Wolf endorses Pat Roberts in Kansas Senate race

kansascity.com — The primary opponent urges Kansans to vote "Republican" in the race against Greg Orman.

Giants 3, Royals 2: KC’s dream season ends in defeat

kansascity.com — The San Francisco Giants are the champions of baseball after beating the Royals 3-2 in game seven of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner laid claim to being one of the most dominant pitchers in World Series history.
Oct 30, 2014

You know who had a great October? @McCulloughStar showed he's one of the very best baseball writers in the country. kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kan…

Oct 30, 2014

On the KC Royals: "Belief is the most beautiful armor, capable of shielding all the frailties of a baseball club." kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kan…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @Mike_Vorkunov: Another epic game story from @McCulloughStar to cap this wild season and the World Series kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kan…

Oct 30, 2014

Another epic game story from @McCulloughStar to cap this wild season and the World Series kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kan…

Oct 30, 2014

Incredible game story to cap an incredible season on the beat by @McCulloughStar kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kan…

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Bill Self shows up on KU campus and buys lunch for a bunch of students

kansascity.com — Jayhawks coach Bill Self, who attended game seven of the World Series on Wednesday night, joined a few members of his KU staff on Thursday and started picking up the tab for some unsuspecting KU students. (Free Chick-fil-A and Pizza Hut!)
Oct 30, 2014

RT @rustindodd: Four days before season, Bill Self went to a campus food court and started making it rain Chick-fil-A and Pizza Hut. kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 30, 2014

Four days before season, Bill Self went to a campus food court and started making it rain Chick-fil-A and Pizza Hut. kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @KCStar: Bill Self shows up on #KU campus and buys lunch for a bunch of students: bit.ly/10Cmqwa pic.twitter.com/aMjn12dmWk

#ChevyGuy’s bungled World Series MVP presentation to Bumgarner nets $2.4 million

kansascity.com — A Chevrolet regional manager became a social media sensation last night when his bumbling presentation of a truck to World Series Most Valuable Player Madison Bumgarner devolved into what one sports marketing expert called a Saturday Night Live skit.
Oct 30, 2014

All time great publicity coups -- #ChevyGuy’s bungled World Series MVP presentation to Bumgarner nets $2.4 million kansascity.com/news/business/…

Oct 30, 2014

Turns out #ChevyGuy is a "lifelong Royals fan." MT @KCStar Bungled World Series MVP presentation.... kansascity.com/news/business/…

This loss won’t diminish a magic season

kansascity.com — The Royals, known for two decades as a punchline, made it all the way to the World Series. This group did that, these talented ballplayers who bonded during bus rides in the minor leagues, then common struggles and triumphs in the big leagues.
Oct 30, 2014

A Kansas City perspective on the World Series: Loss won’t diminish #Royals’ magical season kansascity.com/sports/spt-col… #SFGiants

Oct 30, 2014

After a tough night, a great read for @royals fans: Series loss won’t diminish Royals’ magic season kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

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Poll: Would you have sent Alex Gordon home in the bottom of the ninth inning of game seven?

kansascity.com — If you were Mike Jirschele, would you have sent Alex Gordon home with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of game seven of the World Series?
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KCStar: Poll: Would you have sent Alex Gordon home in the bottom of the ninth inning of game seven?: kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @KCStar: Poll: Would you have sent Alex Gordon home in the bottom of the ninth inning of game seven?: kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @KCStar: Poll: Would you have sent Alex Gordon home in the bottom of the ninth inning of game seven?: kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

In the New York Jets, there’s a lesson for Chiefs fans about taking the so-called safe route

kansascity.com — Two years ago, the Jets and Chiefs were looking each looking for a quarterback. New York rolled the dice and drafted Geno Smith. Kansas City traded for Alex Smith. It appears that the Chiefs made the wise decision.

Chris Koster flunks the smell test, but so do Tim Jones and Catherine Hanaway

kansascity.com — Attorney General Chris Koster and some other politicians are so steeped in Missouri's money-grubbing political culture that they can't perceive how tarnished they are by it.

NY Democrats get letter pressuring them to vote

kansascity.com — New York's Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations are monitoring their neighborhood's election turnout and that the party will want an explanation if they do not cast a ballot.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @DavidKlepper: Letter from NY Dems pressures voters, says party will check to see if they cast ballot. bit.ly/13mokSQ

Oct 30, 2014

Letter from NY Dems pressures voters, says party will check to see if they cast ballot. bit.ly/13mokSQ

Not an end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship

kansascity.com — There will be no victory parade, but Kansas Citians and Royals fans from coast to coast have been united and uplifted by the team's astonishing October run.
Oct 30, 2014

The @KCStar editorial: For the Royals and KC, this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship kansascity.com/opinion/editor…

Oct 30, 2014

For the @Royals and #KC, it's not an end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship (@kcstar editorial): kansascity.com/opinion/editor… @KCMO

KC streetcar will run frequently, and late on weekends

kansascity.com — Kansas City's streetcars will run frequently along the two-mile downtown route, from 6 a.m. to midnight most days and until 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The Kansas City Streetcar Authority approved the hours of operation Thursday.

Sporting Kansas City falls to Red Bulls in MLS playoffs

kansascity.com — Sporting Kansas City will not repeat as MLS champion as it gets knocked out of the playoffs by the New York Red Bulls 2-1.

Lindsey Graham: Remark about only helping white men was a joke

kansascity.com — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's campaign says a remark he made at a private dinner about only helping white men if he became president was a joke taken out of context.
Oct 30, 2014

GOP starting early with self-sabotage for 2016: Lindsay Graham jokes white men will do great under his presidency kansascity.com/news/governmen…

Oct 30, 2014

Lindsey Graham: Remark about only helping white men was a joke (ha ha ha ... get it? me neither) kansascity.com/news/governmen…

Kansas City Royals Thank You Rally

kansascity.com — The Kansas City Royals hosted a free thank you rally for fans at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday morning.

Google Fiber says it won’t sell service in Leawood

kansascity.com — Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won't build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn't elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous - and potentially lucrative - cities in the Kansas City market.

K-State football coach Bill Snyder endorses Pat Roberts

kansascity.com — Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder has endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a new television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent.

Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston is always in pursuit of the perfect pass rush

kansascity.com — Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston has sacked a Who's Who of quarterbacks this season, including his first career sacks of San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick, San Diego's Philip Rivers and New England's Tom Brady.

Chiefs assistant coaches praise Royals’ World Series run

kansascity.com — The Royals aren't the only professional team in Kansas City with players - and coaches - who know what it's like to come up just short of the mountaintop.

Good luck charm? Billy Butler lunches at Oklahoma Joe’s for second straight afternoon

kansascity.com — He strolled up to the counter at just past noon, waiting for an order of ribs as the rest of the city waited for game seven. It was Wednesday afternoon, and Billy Butler had pulled up to the Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant at 11723 Roe Avenue in Leawood.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @laura_nelson: What does Billy Butler eat before Game 7? A slab of ribs. A side of beans. And a Mountain Dew. kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 29, 2014

Good luck charm? Billy Butler lunches at Oklahoma Joe’s for second straight afternoon kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 29, 2014

What does Billy Butler eat before Game 7? A slab of ribs. A side of beans. And a Mountain Dew. kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 29, 2014

What do you eat before the first World Series Game 7 in KC in 29 years? Billy Butler ordered a slab of ribs: kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @vgregorian: Good luck charm? Billy Butler lunches at Oklahoma Joe’s for second straight afternoon kansascity.com/sports/spt-col…

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