Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies 7-4

Omar Infante came into Tuesday night having hit .190 since the All-Star break and.182 in August. But In the seventh inning in Denver, with the Royals trailing the Colorado Rockies by a run, Infante hit a 98-mph fastball from Adam Ottavino for a two-run double to give the Royals the lead. In the eighth inning, Infante smacked his third double of the game, scoring two as the Royals went on to beat the Rockies 7-4.


Grand jury may hear varying accounts of Ferguson shooting

A grand jury prepared to hear evidence Wednesday in the case of the shooting of Michael Brown. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was scheduled to visit Ferguson on Wednesday to meet with FBI agents who have been conducting a civil rights investigation into the shooting.

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Photo gallery: Pop singer Katy Perry brings fireworks to the Sprint Center

After hanging out at Schlitterbahn and Union Station, pop singer Katy Perry and her band resumed their Prismatic World Tour on Tuesday night at the Sprint Center, performing such chart-topping hits as 2008's "I Kissed a Girl" and the most recent smash, "Dark Horse." Click the link to see photos from the show by The Star's Allison Long and come back later to for a review of the concert.

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HOK will acquire Kansas City-based 360 Architecture

HOK, an architecture, engineering and design company with offices in 23 cities around the world, will have a Kansas City footprint again with its acquisition of 360 Architecture. The leading designer of stadiums, ballparks, arenas, recreation centers and entertainment districts will re-energize HOK’s sports facility business, a practice it spun off in 2008.


Sprint, last among networks, pushes a new device and an app offer

Sprint, which ranked fourth in a RootMetrics report to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, said it had exclusive rights to offer the Aquos Crystal, a phone from Sharp that pushes its display screen to the edges of the device. Another new offering is the App Pass, a subscription service that provides access to a catalog of mobile apps and games.

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Abigail J. Fallon: Food trucks often face roadblocks

“Missouri municipalities need to revise food truck laws that protect the interests of brick-and-mortar restaurants at the expense of consumer choice,” writes Abigail J. Fallon, a University of Missouri student who recently interned at the Show-Me Institute, which promotes market solutions for Missouri public policy.