Oxbow has won the 138th Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. Kentucky Derby winner Orb finished fourth, meaning there will again be no winner of horse racing's Triple Crown. Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown victory, most in horse racing history.
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One day after Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday on May 8, she picked up her Missouri driver’s license. One week later, she died in a traffic accident. The Harrisonville High School freshman, an honor roll student and Future Farmers of America competitor, was driving alone on Thursday afternoon, only 100 yards from her house.
Three drivers stopped on a treacherous stretch of U.S. 169 north of the Richards Road ramp after a pedestrian was struck by a hit-and-run driver while standing near her disabled car. The 23-year-old victim remains in critical condition.
About 20,000 envelopes of families photos survived the tornado May 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Through the efforts of a local historian and an army of volunteers, those families can reclaim pieces of their past they had thought were gone forever.
The Heart Walk 2013 was held Saturday in Theis Park at 47th and Oak streets. The Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun, family environment. More than 10,000 people from across the area participated in a one-mile or three-mile walk to raise money for research and education in the fight against cardiovascular disease.
Owners didn't get the required U.S. Department of Transportation number. That registration would have mandated inspection and repairs on vehicle whose “door ajar” warning system wasn't working.
James Shields continues to pitch like the No. 1 guy the Royals expected when they acquired him in that big off-season deal from Tampa Bay. And the Royals continue to waste his efforts. Shields gave up two runs Friday night in eight innings but only found more disappointment when the Royals’ attack again went quiet in a 2-1 loss to the Oakland A’s at the O.co Coliseum.
Textured finishes for walls and cabinets are trending toward a lighter look. You shouldnt be able to tell what application process is used or where it starts and stops. And you can create the trendy look yourself.
First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit.
When The Office crew clocked out Thursday night, the workers had been at the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Co. for nine seasons, or about twice as long as the average job tenure for most Americans. But even as everyday workers tend to complain about their jobs and bosses and quickly jump ship for better opportunities, viewers have shown remarkable loyalty to TV programs about the workplace.
Hostess has a new owner, who is opening the plants that make Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dong brands. Only they are reopening without any unions. Thats one big step for American capitalism. And one big step backward for unions.
Former KU guard Ben McLemore spoke Thursday to Sports Illustrated and Campusinsiders.com at the NBA Combine in Chicago about AAU coach Darius Cobb’s revelation that he accepted $10,000 in cash payments to steer McLemore toward Rodney Blackstock, a middleman with connections to agents and financial advisers in Los Angeles.
The annual film festival in France previews films of all genres from around the world and draws in a who's who of film stars with fashion to match.
Gasoline prices have climbed in the last month because of low stockpiles and refinery outages, but a decline in wholesale prices raises hope that the worst is over.
The Kansas State baseball team is on the verge of making history. With one more victory, it will clinch at least a share of its first conference championship since 1933 and add an exclamation point to an already stellar year for the Wildcats’ athletic department: becoming the second Big 12 school to win conference titles in football, men’s basketball and baseball in the same academic year.
Kansas City is using facts to more efficiently spend hundreds of millions in tax revenues to deliver better basic services to local residents. Citizen satisfaction reports and a new study show some progress has been made. But much more is needed.
Dollar drink specials and live dueling pianos provided plenty of entertainment Wednesday night at Ernie Biggs.
Jay Nixon is a hands-off governor. That’s the word in the statehouse. He’s out of sight, disconnected, a distant presence rather than a dominating force, Republicans and more than a few Democrats say. But six hours spent with the two-term governor just two days before final adjournment revealed a chief executive anything but disengaged.
It may be weeks before Kansans know if prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Kyle Flack, accused of killing four people in Franklin County this spring. It will take far longer 10 years or more before anyone in the state is actually put to death for a crime. And that time gap, advocates on both sides of the death penalty debate say, suggests the state remains deeply uneasy about the punishment an ambivalence that muddies its value.
Outfielder Jarrod Dyson is expected to miss two-to-four weeks after being diagnosed Friday in Kansas City with what trainer Nick Kenney termed “a mild high ankle sprain.” Dyson, 28, suffered the injury in the eighth inning Wednesday when he scaled the center-field wall at Angel Stadium in pursuit of a Mike Trout homer against Kelvin Herrera.