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  1. Aguinaga shining in second year at BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Marco Aguinaga may not be a patient guy, but when the sophomore quarterback gets a chance to play, he makes the most of it. The Monitor's 2016 All-Area Offensive Play of the Year had the best game of his two-year career at Baker University last Saturday in Kansas, producing a trio of touchdowns and more than 400 yards of total offense.

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  2. Decaying fire stairs on Baxter Building can't be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    The original plan was to keep it as a historical memento, but time, weather and exposure combined to doom the iconic fire escape on the Baxter Building's south side. The metal stairs affixed to the brickwork on the building have rusted out, and some of the rungs on the staircase have even come loose.

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  3. COMMENTARY: If you believe in family values, don't support the - family values' partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    President Donald Trump speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. President Donald Trump speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

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  4. Houston's Watson healthy and ready for more work this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson signals a play at the line of scrimmage during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson hands the ball off to running back Lamar Miller during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

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  5. Kobach plans to recuse self from vote after Colyer campaign raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.-Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said in a cable news interview Thursday night that he plans to recuse himself from the vote tally process in the face of pressure from Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and mounting confusion over vote totals. Kobach said that he would recuse himself in an interview with CNN hours after Colyer had sent a letter demanding that Kobach refrain from instructing county election officials on the counting of ballots in the primary race for governor on a day when the vote total narrowed to roughly 100 votes as multiple counties reported that vote totals were incorrect.

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  6. Dezorah reflects on their summer tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    The SUV carrying local band Dezorah to their May 26 Laredo performance made it to the venue before the radiator gushed scolding fluid, burning guitarist Jonathan Garza. "This is literally the first day and we're already having this trouble," said singer Danica Salazar of the show that kicked off months of traveling the country.

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  7. Former NBA player Washington sentenced for charity fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Former NBA player Kermit Washington has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in charity donations on vacations, shopping sprees and plastic surgery for his girlfriend. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that the 66-year-old Las Vegas man was also ordered Monday to pay nearly $970,000 in restitution after pleading guilty in November to making a false statement in a tax return and aggravated identity theft.

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  8. Where are they now?: Sharyland High grad Cervantes claims shot put title at Texas A&M-KingsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    As a senior in 2014, Sharyland High's Richard Cervantes earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put at the Class 5A UIL State Track and Field Championships. During the next two years at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Cervantes excelled at the discus and twice qualified for the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships.

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  9. RGV FC Toros unable to convert opportunities, notch scoreless draw at home against Swope Park RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    RGV FC's Aldo Quintanilla took possession in the midfield, dribbled around four defenders and the Swope Park keeper and looked poised to finish into the open net. Before Quintanilla could reach the ball for his final touch, Toros midfielder Pablo Aguilar stepped in and sent a shot wide right and into the outside of the netting from about 8 yards.

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  10. Marlins Man says Royals violated Americans with Disabilities Act by blocking elevatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Laurence Leavy, better known by his Twitter moniker Marlins Man, believes the Royals are not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act for fans who sit in the Crown Club seats at Kauffman Stadium. Leavy, who rose to fame by wearing orange Miami Marlins gear to 2014 World Series games at Kauffman Stadium, was in Kansas City earlier this week.

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  11. McAllen Chamber's new entrepreneur program enters second monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    Gloria Ordaz Ruiz and Dorance Cuba of Ranvu grocery and food delivery service address attendees at a 1 Million Cups presentation at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. Ruiz and Cuba spoke about the challenges of starting a small business.

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  12. Robotics-heavy Amazon fulfillment center creates 2,000 jobs for humans in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    It starts with an online order. An Amazon customer buys a product and designates a shipping schedule, and the high-speed automated process at the company's Kansas City, Kan., fulfillment center begins.

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  13. Angels rally past RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    On Friday, they made it six victories in a row with key offensive contributions from everyone from a first-ballot Hall of Famer, Albert Pujols, to a pinch-hitter, Luis Valbuena. Five relievers strung together four more shutout innings and catcher Rene Rivera gunned down Whit Merrifield attempting to steal second for final out.

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  14. McCaskill asked black leaders to push back on criticism of her campaign. No one would.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    African-American leaders in Missouri are frustrated with what they see as Sen. Claire McCaskill's lackluster engagement with minority voters. Frustrated enough that they refused to sign a letter pushing back against comments made last month by Bruce Franks, a prominent black activist and state legislator from St. Louis, who called on McCaskill to "show up" and earn the support of minority voters in her state.

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  15. BC-FBN--Chiefs-Happy HuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt made things look easy the first five weeks of the season. Then came the next seven.

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  16. Big Jump: Transfers from Division II find homes in Big EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    In this Dec. 2, 2017 file photo, DePaul guard Max Strus goes up for a dunk against Youngstown during an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago. Strus transferred from Division II Lewis University to Division I DePaul, where he is the team's leading scorer this season.

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  17. Ex-NBA player Kermit Washington pleads guilty in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to spending thousands of dollars donated to an African charity he organized on jewelry, vacations and other personal items. Washington, 66, of Las Vegas, played for several NBA teams in the 1970s and 1980s and is best known for throwing a punch that fractured Houston Rockets player Rudy Tomjanovich's face and left him unconscious during a 1977 game.

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  18. BC-US--Former NBA Player-Charity Fraud,2nd Ld-Writethru, USRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations to a charity for his personal use. Washington, who played for several NBA teams in the 1970s and 1980s, was scheduled for trial Monday in federal court in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  19. BC-US--Former NBA Player-Charity Fraud,1st Ld-Writethru, USRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations to a charity for his personal use. Washington, who played for several NBA teams in the 1970s and 1980s, was scheduled for trial Monday in federal court in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  20. BC-BKC--College Hall of Fame,1st Ld-WritethruRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Tim Duncan and John Stockton, who became stars in college and icons in the NBA, headline the 2017 class that was inducted into the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. The class also includes Rick Mount, Scott May, Jay Williams, Cleo Hill, Paul Silas and Bo Ryan.

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