Houston Astros beat Royals 6-5 to sweep three-game series

The deciding play in a 6-5 Royals loss to the Houston Astros occurred in an instant, but both clubs waited four minutes and 10 seconds for a replay review in New York to confirm the call at Minute Maid Park: Jose Altuve was safe, a seventh-inning comeback from Kansas City was for naught, and a sweep by the Astros was imminent.

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Same-sex marriages expected to boost Kansas City area wedding industry

A study conducted at the Williams Institute at UCLA forecasts that the country could see an additional $2.6 billion spent on nuptials. In addition, LGBT weddings could support 13,058 jobs in the wedding industry. The study predicts same-sex marriages could add $14.1 million to Kansas’ economy and $36.3 million to Missouri’s economy in the next three years.

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Family transforms Olathe farmland into the new KC Wine Co.

Founded by Kirk and Julie Berggren and guided by their daughter Taylor Berggren, the KC Wine Co.’s winery and vineyards are next to its sister business, the KC Pumpkin Patch, at 13875 S. Gardner Road, which will open for the season in late September. It now sells four red wines and four white wines but has plans to expand.

 
 
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