New Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, a practicing Muslim, elected not to return to the Minnesota Vikings last season and instead took his wife, parents and two older brothers on a monthlong pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia last October. To get back out here and to have a second chance, not a lot of people get one, Abdullah said. So this is a blessing.
The question was simple and basic to Royals general manager Dayton Moore prior to Thursdays series opener against the Los Angeles Angels at Kauffman Stadium. What are the Royals going to do to get out of a 4-12 slide? Moore starts by saying what they wont do.
Oklahoma Joes is smoking out its barbecue competition: The local joints ribs were just named Americas Best by The Daily Meal. In a city renowned for its pork ribs, the ones at Oklahoma Joes are simply the best, proclaims the national foodie website, which gushes about the ribs deeply burnished shade of red and picture-postcard-perfect looks. Do you agree? Vote in our poll for your favorite KC ribs.
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- Kansas high school baseball and softball tournaments
- Angels 5, Royals 4
- Stars shine on Cannes red carpet
- Folk singer and songwriter Bob Dylan turns 72
- Oklahoma Joe's and the Kansas City barbecue tradition
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- Astros 3, Royals 1
- Moore, Okla., digs out after deadly tornado
- Chiefs' Wednesday practice at Arrowhead
- Highest paid CEOs
- First lady Michelle Obama visits Decatur House
- A Field of Flags
- Derrick Johnson discusses spring practices and new defense
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- Chiefs Dontari Poe talks about learning new defense
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- Survivors of Moore, Okla., tornado share their stories
- Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah on his Islamic pilgrimage
- Full Gospel Assembly damaged in storm
- Chiefs QB Chase Daniel on offensive tempo
- Spiritual and emotional care to Oklahoma
- Suspicious package at Union Station turns out to be empty cooler
- Kingfisher County Task Force searches for tornado victims
- Soundgarden at the Midland
- T-Bones vs. Lincoln Saltdogs
- Soap Box Derby Spring Rally II
- Woofstock 2013 at Zona Rosa
- Miles Against Melanoma
- West Bottoms Car Show
- Downtown Art Annual
- T-Bones home opener vs. Wichita Wingnuts
- Parkville Junk Extravaganza
- Michael Bergens Toys for Disadvantaged Children Night Train Run
- Armed Forces Day Parade and celebration
- Heart Walk 2013
- DJ K-Rokk at Tanner's in Waldo
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Fans crowded into Midland Theater on Wednesday night in downtown Kansas City for the sold-out Soundgarden concert. Highlights of the concert included Hunted Down from Soundgardens debut 1987 recording and the punk blast of Kickstand.
SoftBank Corp. has agreed to appoint a U.S. government-approved “security director” to the wireless phone company’s board to address national security concerns. It made the unusual commitment to several federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, as it presses for federal approval of its agreement to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1 billion.
Children sometimes arrive at their new foster home with nothing. But these girls aim to change that.
In the aftermath of an NCAA Tournament meltdown, and the loss of five starters from a Sweet 16 team, KU basketball coach Bill Self added the final pieces to what could be considered his finest recruiting class in Lawrence. Heres what Andrew Wiggins, Tarik Black and the rest of the class bring to the Jayhawks and a stab at a starting lineup for next season.
DJ K-Rokk, aka DJ Drama, provided the soundtrack to the great night at Tanner's in Waldo where plenty of people enjoyed the late-night food and drinks.
OK, so you have relatives coming in from out of town this summer. You want to show them what a neat place Kansas City is, but there are so many things to do, and you’re not sure how to pick and choose. Save this list, and you’ll have a perfect itinerary no matter when or how long the interlopers stay.
One can envision the hearings. The outraged congressmen and the pompous senators grilling the secretary, with no answer likely to satisfy. The TV lights and live coverage on Fox. A new revelation (or non-revelation) popping up every couple of days. Is it any wonder good people are reluctant to go into public service these days?
Behind the Candelabra is like Casino, with Michael Douglas instead of Robert De Niro and Matt Damon in the Sharon Stone role. The HBO movie is Steven Soderberghs dramatization of a tell-all by Scott Thorson, Liberaces boyfriend and companion of five years.
Hmmm. Why does that guy look familiar? And why do all the paparazzi seem so interested in him? Anyway, reality matters not when it comes to the caption contest. You could score a $25 gift card if you write the winning caption.
As recent evidence shows in Raytown and Lee’s Summit, Wal-Mart usually gets its way by wooing public officials with the possibility of future tax revenues and wearing down its opponents.
Updated May 22: This man is wanted for burglary. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
Veto-proof Republican majorities in Missouris House and Senate reduce the chances that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon can reverse the damage done in the last legislative session. Still, hope springs eternal. So here is our Fantasy Veto Session for Missouri.
The action sequences are frequent and exceptional, from zooming aerial battles to comedic chases involving Bombas three-legged pet pug. Its also one of the years most visually distinctive movies. All this is thrilling enough to divert viewers from the formulaic elements.