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  1. Kids playing Metallica at Country Club Plaza go viral with help from the real MetallicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Wichita Eagle

    So you're just a kid musician, jammin' to Metallica for passers-by on the Country Club Plaza one sunny Sunday. The next thing you know you're an international viral star because METALLICA SAW A VIDEO OF YOUR PERFORMANCE AND LOVED IT! That kind of stuff right there only happens once in a lifetime.

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  2. Royals rookie Hunter Dozier collects first career hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Wichita Eagle

    Royals rookie Hunter Dozier recorded his first career MLB hit on a ninth-inning double in the Royals' 14-5 loss to the Oakland A's on Thursday. The Royals' 2015 World Series champions flag is flying next to their 1985 championship flag atop the Hall of Fame in Kauffman Stadium after a ceremony Sunday night before the season-opening game against the New York Mets.

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  3. Royals manager Ned Yost talks after 8-0 loss to A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    Royals manager Ned Yost discusses Yordano Ventura's start and his team's performance in an 8-0 loss to the A's on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. There were dives, selfies, and the occasional game of catch with Royals greats, as 2,500 fans passed a Smart Baseball along the 9.49 mile route from downtown to Kauffman stadium for the opening pitch at the Royals game.

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  4. Letters on taxing hospitals, NFL protests, four governors, tax appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | The Wichita Eagle

    The KanCare Advocates Network, a coalition advocating for children and adults served by KanCare, objects both to Gov. Sam Brownback's cut to the Kansas Medicaid program and his proposal to tax hospitals. The KanCare Advocates Network, a coalition advocating for children and adults served by KanCare, objects both to Gov. Sam Brownback's cut to the Kansas Medicaid program and his proposal to tax hospitals.

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  5. Royals manager Ned Yost talks after 16-3 blowout to the A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Royals starter Dillon Gee allowed five runs in three-and-a-third innings on Monday night, and the bullpen wasn't much better. On the opening night of an eight-game homestand, the Royals lost 16-3.

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  6. Royals bounce back with 11-5 blowout victory over the TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales rounded the bases after hitting a three-run home run off Twins starter Jose Berrios in the fifth inning Monday in Minneapolis. Royals starter Ian Kennedy looked toward the plate after giving up a first-pitch leadoff home run to the Twins' Brian Dozier in the first inning Monday in Minneapolis.

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  7. Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art studying expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | The Wichita Eagle

    Officials with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City are planning a lengthy push to persuade donors, members and the public that the cultural institution needs to expand. The museum currently can exhibit only about 6 percent of 39,000 pieces in its collection, which is normal for museums that perpetually rotate works from storage.

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  8. Flash flooding made roads impassable across Kansas City areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    As heavy rains pounded the metro area, Lauren Grabau of Kansas City describes climbing out the car window after a car she was riding in was stalled out in high water Friday night during flash flooding that hit Westport Road in Kansas City. A few people ventured out to see the results of the heavy rains Friday night that produced excessive water run off creating a fast moving current in Brush Creek on the Plaza.

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  9. Stockholders to vote on $12.2 billion Westar-KCP&L mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light on Thursday announced special meetings to gain shareholder approval for the proposed $12.2 billion acquisition of Westar by KCP&L's parent company. Great Plains Energy is working to acquire Westar and add it to KCP&L to create a regional power giant with 1.5 million customers and $14 billion in rate base straddling Kansas and Missouri.

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  10. Four major developers vie for site near downtown WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The city of Wichita has received early proposals from four developers for about 7 acres in two parcels of land in Delano. The development will be on vacant city-owned land close to major projects now under construction at Second and McLean Boulevard: the new library and River Vista apartments.

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  11. Royals rise from the dead to jolt fear into AL wild-card hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Fans of the Kansas City Royals were doing a whole lot of 401 checking and fantasy football draft planning after an 8-21 stretch from mid-July into early August took their beloved World Series winners to 11 games behind the first-place Cleveland Indians in the American League Central on Aug. 5. Kansas City was 7-19 in July, when the starting pitchers had an ERA of 5.27 and the bullpen was worse, at 5.96. Outside of left-hander Danny Duffy, the Royals were throwing three hours of batting practice every night.

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  12. Danny Duffy sets tone as Royals sweep Twins with eighth straight victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Danny Duffy allowed a run in 6 2/3 innings as the Royals won their eighth straight in a 2-1 win over the Twins. Duffy, 11-1, won his 10th straight decision.

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  13. How Danny Duffy became the Royalsa next homegrown aceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The pitch began as an experiment, a curious blend of desperation and preservation, a pitcher looking for something to spark a career. It was a quiet afternoon last October, during the early days of the American League Championship Series, and Danny Duffy stood in the Kauffman Stadium outfield, cuffing a baseball in his right hand.

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  14. 1st-place Cleveland Indians add minority ownership partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    After a yearlong search to find an investor to alleviate some of the financial burden, Dolan, whose family bought the club from Richard Jacobs in 2000, has partnered with John Sherman, a business entrepreneur from Kansas City, Missouri. The Indians have struggled in recent years with attendance, and have been challenged to compete in free agency against teams with more resources.

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  15. Spiking rents in Kansas City threaten new real estate bubble thata s hardest on the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Low-income renters are feeling the greatest distress as rents across the area have spiked in the past year. Bridget Hughes and her family were on the verge of becoming homeless last winter before they found this $475 a month apartment east of downtown.

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  16. Diane Stafford: When a CEO sees a talent need and fills itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    This is a story about an executive who didn't just say, "There's no diverse talent in the pipeline." It's a story about an executive who did something about it.

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  17. Evidence, witnesses cast doubt on Kansas mana s life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Kansas man who has spent more than half of his life in prison for a double homicide that witnesses swear he didn't commit is hoping more than 40 affidavits supporting his innocence finally end a nightmare that began when he was 17. Among new evidence presented in court documents filed last month supporting a motion to vacate Lamonte McIntyre's 1994 murder conviction is a scathing 17-page affidavit from the former Kansas City, Kan., police captain who called his department's investigation "grossly deficient." It was "unusually brief and superficial and was characterized by multiple errors, failures and deviations from accepted police practices," said Randy Eskina, who now coordinates security for the Kansas Board of Public Utilities.

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  18. Barbera s longevity is a cut aboveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The small, red-brick building on East Central near Woodlawn is tucked between homes and businesses. Inside is a single barber chair and a couple of vinyl couches for customers wait their turn for a trim.

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  19. Driver routes explored ahead of Arkansas bridge closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The steel pieces floating on barges in the Arkansas River at downtown North Little Rock look like "a giant Erector Set," but by next summer they are expected to form the basket-handle arches of the new $98.4 million Broadway Bridge. According to Arkansas Business , the existing bridge, nearly a century old, will close to traffic for up to six months while the new bridge is installed.

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  20. August full of opportunities to party with your dog in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    It's the dog days of summer, which may explain why so many dog-centered activities are clawing their way onto the Wichita calendar. During the next several weeks, dog lovers can party with their pooches in a bar, hang out with them at a dog to-do at a health food store and get them wet at local swimming pools and water parks.

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