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Oklahoma Joe’s founders cutting final business ties

Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que’s founders have operated separate operations in Kansas and Oklahoma. Now they are cutting those ties. The Kansas operations have been transitioning to Joe’s Kansas City and the owners plan a new concept with the owners of Leawood’s Rye restaurant. The Oklahoma operations will expand with three more restaurants planned for 2015, one in Tulsa and two in Washington, D.C.

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Teen subdued by Independence police remains in critical condition, family says

The 17-year-old subdued Sunday by an Independence police officer with a stun gun remained in critical but stable condition Tuesday, according to a statement released by the family. Bryce Masters had been in a medically induced coma since being hospitalized following the Sunday afternoon incident. On Monday evening, he responded to stimuli after his physicians began to bring him out of the coma.

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The Royals beat the White Sox: How speed changed the game

With one down in the ninth inning and the Royals down by one run, Mike Moustakas came to the plate facing a left-handed shift. Mike—who has said he intends to hit the ball through or over the shift—took a 94-MPH fastball to the opposite field and doubled. That’s how the Royals rally started. Jarrod Dyson pinch ran for Moustakas and that’s when speed changed the game.
 
 

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