Fury grows about the death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer

Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved African lion, is now the “hunted” himself. From Jimmy Kimmel delivering an emotional smackdown to Twitter users issuing death threats against Cecil the Lion’s killer, the outpouring of rage continues to grow.

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One Direction rekindles the mania before a large, loud and fervid Arrowhead crowd

As its summer tour began in early July, there were rumblings that the bloom was off the One Direction rose. If enthusiasm for the quartet of twenty-somethings is waning, it wasn’t evident at Arrowhead Stadium on Tuesday night, when nearly 44,000 fans waited in oppressive heat for a show that exceeded two hours and roiled with relentless energy and noise.


Chiefs trainer says Eric Berry is cancer free, gained weight during chemotherapy

After Kansas City safety Eric Berry finished treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma, he was heavier than when he started. That’s what Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said while talking with media members Wednesday at training camp in St. Joseph.

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Live updates from Wednesday’s Royals-Indians game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Wednesday’s Royals-Indians game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 11:10 a.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.


Garmin earnings off 24 percent in second quarter

The Olathe-based company had said previously that its revenues would come in less than originally expected. It said a strong U.S. dollar, which hurts sales in other countries, would continue to weigh on revenues and earnings through the rest of this year.

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Johnson County must reject Kansas GOP’s toxic dogma

In a stunningly positive move, the Johnson County Commission is on the verge of passing a budget that would be a 180-degree turnaround from the toxic dogma that’s pursued by the GOP in the Kansas Legislature. Johnson Countians should be saying a huge “thank you” to the five commissioners who so far are pursuing this action: Ed Eilert, Jim Allen, Steve Klika, Ron Shaffer and Jason Osterhaus.

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