Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies

Omar Infante came into Tuesday night having hit .190 since the All-Star break and.182 in August. But In the seventh inning in Denver, with the Royals trailing the Colorado Rockies by a run, Infante hit a 98-mph fastball from Adam Ottavino for a two-run double to give the Royals the lead. In the eighth inning, Infante smacked his third double of the game, scoring two as the Royals went on to beat the Rockies 7-4.

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Protests in Ferguson, Mo., lure many from across the U.S.

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was put in charge of security during the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, said his officers had come under fire from armed agitators. Dozens of demonstrators, some having come from New York and California, have been arrested for refusing to disperse or looting.

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Photo gallery: Pop singer Katy Perry brings fireworks to the Sprint Center

After hanging out at Schlitterbahn and Union Station, pop singer Katy Perry and her band resumed their Prismatic World Tour on Tuesday night at the Sprint Center, performing such chart-topping hits as 2008's "I Kissed a Girl" and the most recent smash, "Dark Horse." Click the link to see photos from the show by The Star's Allison Long and come back later to for a review of the concert.

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Abigail J. Fallon: Food trucks often face roadblocks

“Missouri municipalities need to revise food truck laws that protect the interests of brick-and-mortar restaurants at the expense of consumer choice,” writes Abigail J. Fallon, a University of Missouri student who recently interned at the Show-Me Institute, which promotes market solutions for Missouri public policy.