Win or lose, the Royals need to control what they can

The Royals lost 8-3 to the Texas Rangers on Friday night, and after the game, manager Ned Yost said there wasn’t much that the team could do except keep grinding away. That’s true if you’re playing well and just having bad luck, but the Royals aren’t playing well. It’s not all bad luck. There are things the Royals can control … and they’re not controlling them.

What a great day for protecting voting rights in Kansas and elsewhere

Shawnee County District Court Judge Larry Hendricks essentially slapped down part of an overly restrictive 2013 Kansas voter ID law. The upshot: The votes of 17,500 Kansans will count in all races in Tuesday’s primaries in Johnson and Wyandotte counties, and across the Sunflower State as well.

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Chiefs veteran players arrive at camp

Charcandrick West talks about Eric Berry, Laurent Duvaernay-Tardif moves closer to becoming a doctor and the contest for Alex Smith's back-up bring intrigue.
The Kansas City Star
Chiefs veteran players arrive at camp 3:42

Chiefs veteran players arrive at camp

100-year-old grandma busts a move 2:09

100-year-old grandma busts a move

Flash mob leads to group shoplifting at convenience store 1:08

Flash mob leads to group shoplifting at convenience store

Copier explodes in colorful cloud 2:02

Copier explodes in colorful cloud