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Live updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-White Sox game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Wednesday’s Royals-White Sox game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

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Courts issue split rulings on health care law subsidies

A federal appeals court ruled that financial help could be offered only on a state-run insurance exchange, not HealthCare.gov. A different court reached the opposite conclusion. The decision may end up with the U.S. Supreme Court. For now, no one faces the immediate loss of subsidized insurance and enrollment for next year will proceed as planned.

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Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher is bigger in hopes of being better in 2014

Shortly after Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher participated in his first camp practice Tuesday — a full two days before his fellow veterans are mandated to — the 6-foot-8 Fisher said he now weighs 20 pounds more than he did last season. “I’m weighing about 315,” Fisher said. “I’m happy with that weight. I think they’re happy with that weight.”

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Marc B. Hahn: Access is key to good health care

“The artificial cap on the number of funded graduate medical education positions limits final training opportunities for physicians and thus limits access to care,” writes Marc B. Hahn, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. “This compounds the current primary care physician shortage and has the potential to be the single greatest barrier to accessing quality health care.”

Barbara Shelly

Obamacare subsidy ruling cause for worry, not panic

If you favor accessible health care and the Affordable Care Act, it’s too soon to panic over a federal appeals court ruling that would knock out subsidies for roughly 5 million people enrolled in the federally created online insurance exchanges. But worry? Oh yes. Worrying would be in order right now.