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Royals’ Kelvin Herrera suspended, Yordano Ventura fined

Kelvin Herrera was suspended for five games and Yordano Ventura was fined for their roles in the weekend series with the Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. The penalties were “honestly better than I expected,” manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday night’s game against the Minnesota Twins. “It could have been a lot worse.” Do you think the punishment is fair? Participate in our poll.

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Live updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-Twins game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Tuesday night’s Royals-Twins 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 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

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Pope OKs resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who failed to report sex abuse

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert W. Finn from his leadership role with the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of the Kansas City in Kansas Archdiocese will serve as the diocese’s interim leader.

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Brandon Schneider has a new vision for Kansas women’s basketball

It took nearly two decades, but Brandon Schneider believes he is now at home at Kansas. After a 12-year tenure as the head women’s basketball coach at Emporia State, followed by five years as the head coach at Stephen F. Austin, Schneider replaces Bonnie Henrickson, who was fired last month after 11 seasons on the job. According to KU officials, Schneider will sign a five-year contract that is worth $300,000 annually plus incentives for Big 12 success.

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The Muehlebach — once KC’s heart, still a proud monument

Today, 100 years after opening, the hotel still stands among the surrounding skyscrapers, yet is closed for all but group gatherings. It serves as a kind of hidden jewel for those who know what they’re looking for. It is a relic, a reminder of an older, grander time, when a hotel was more than just a place to rest your head between flights.

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Bob Berkebile and Joanne Collins: Benchmarking the energy use of Kansas City buildings makes sense

Bob Berkebile, a principal of BNIM Architects and co-chair of Kansas City’s Environmental Management Commission, and Joanne Collins, a former City Council member and chair of the city’s Climate Protection Steering Committee, write: The Kansas City region has an opportunity to create local jobs, help protect our health and save money. How? By enacting a benchmarking ordinance that would measure energy usage of large buildings and report the findings.

 
 

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