Royals rally past White Sox 7-5 in series opener

The Royals defeated the White Sox 7-5 on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium in the series opener. Danny Duffy retired the first 16 hitters before the Sox took a 5-1 lead. But the Royals rallied behind Eric Hosmer to improvr to 25-22.

Keeping Kansas schools open is job No. 1 for Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature

On Friday the Kansas Supreme Court found that the Legislature did not constitutionally fund K-12 education during its 2016 session. The court gave the Legislature until June 30 to solve the funding problem or schools would have to close. The best course of action involves Gov. Sam Brownback calling a special session for early June to deal with the issue.

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Streetcar hit by car

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On-board streetcar video of the accident at Truman Road

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Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar

Artist creates Royals Mural featuring Alex Gordon 02:03

Artist creates Royals Mural featuring Alex Gordon

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Tornado damage north of Abilene

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Dashcam video shows Riverside police stopping man from taking deadly leap off bridge

Dickinson County tornado destroyed eight homes 01:14

Dickinson County tornado destroyed eight homes

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Fire forces cancellation of last day of school at Prairie Creek Elementary

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Unsung heroes hear their own song in Fort Scott, Kan.

The opening of the Museum of Unsung Heroes in Fort Scott, Kansas (part of the Lowell Milken Center) celebrates the silent deeds of those who have made a profound difference in the lives of others. Ann Williams of Overland Park befriended Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine black students admitted to school in Little Rock in 1957 during desegregation of the high schools.
David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
Unsung heroes hear their own song in Fort Scott, Kan. 03:51

Unsung heroes hear their own song in Fort Scott, Kan.

Royals' Brett Eibner ready for his major-league debut 00:42

Royals' Brett Eibner ready for his major-league debut

Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar 00:22

Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar

Royals Mike Moustakas talks about his torn right ACL 03:52

Royals Mike Moustakas talks about his torn right ACL