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Jamaal Charles agrees to contract extension, will head to Chiefs camp

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is headed to training camp after agreeing Wednesday afternoon to a two-year contract extension with the team, multiple sources told The Star. A person with knowledge of the situation also told The Star that Charles is set to earn more than $18 million in new money from the agreement.

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Batman turns 75, and the Caped Crusader is still thriving

In a world filled with seemingly daily disasters and endless turmoil, it’s no wonder that superheroes are as popular as ever, from blockbuster movies all the way to the local toy shop. DC Comics is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic Caped Crusader by declaring July 23 “Batman Day.” The event coincides with the Wednesday-night kickoff of San Diego Comic-Con.

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Your roundup of summer and fall fairs and fests in the KC area

Three historical legends have ties to the region, and area communities celebrate festivals in their honor. Enjoy a regional buffet of fun celebrating farming, food, art, music, history, ethnic cultures and so much more. These three are a mere sampling of the many events that will take place in the region this summer and fall as fair-and-festival season heats up.

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EBT Restaurant's Taste of Summer Giveaway

Enter to win Dinner for 8 at EBT Restaurant. Plus Free Appetizer for each entrant.

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