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RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack becomes a tourist and weekend destination

Almost 11 years ago, chef Bob Palmgren left fine dining behind and opened to open  RJ’s Bob-Be-Que Shack off of Lamar Avenue and Johnson Drive in Mission. Business at RJ’s, which is named after Palmgren’s son, was slow at first, particularly on Sundays. So Palmgren started serving country breakfast. It was sort of like barbecue brunch, with eggs, smoked ham, sausage, bacon and cinnamon rolls.

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Vahe Gregorian

Monday’s energy is a no-show for the Royals on Tuesday

As much as we want to see connections from game to game and think we can divine defining moments and identify pivot points to this season, the game just doesn’t lend itself to that.  Every game is its own entity in baseball, its own compartmentalized picture within a picture. Simply put, how the Royals will fare is a completely day-to-day proposition of never-ending turns.

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Ned Yost gets flexible with the bullpen, but the move doesn’t work

Remember when Ned Yost was criticized for refusing to bring Kelvin Herrera into a game in the sixth inning? Well, since that game, Yost has changed his policy. He brought both Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis into Tuesday night’s game earlier than usual … and it didn’t work. Herrera and Davis gave up three runs and the Royals’ 5-4 lead and the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 7-5.

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