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Crown Chasers: Can the Royals reign again? Watch episode one of our six-part series

The Royals thrilled Kansas City with a two-season run that culminated with the 2015 World Series championship. But last year’s 81-81 season, plagued by injuries, left fans wanting more. The 2017 season is likely the last that stars Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain will play together in KC. Can they reign again? The Kansas City Star’s six-part video series, by David Eulitt with narration by Sam Mellinger, will explore this topic on six Wednesdays starting February 22.

This billboard is causing outrage, but the people behind it are a secret

A sign on Interstate 40 Business west between Winston-Salem and Greensboro in North Carolina that reads “Real men provide, Real women appreciate it,” has garnered reactions from people who believe the message is misogynistic and outdated. Winston-Salem boutique owner and activist Molly Grace says the sign’s message is an attempt to silence women who want to be seen as equals to men.

Editorial: Farm economies would suffer from Trump-inspired trade war

President Donald Trump’s policies could touch off a trade war, with disastrous consequences for Kansas and Missouri farmers. As Congress begins work on the next farm bill, Sen. Pat Roberts and his colleagues should remind the White House of rural interests and the importance of strengthening agriculture.

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