Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Tuesday’s Royals-Rays game for live stats and updates from The Star’s sportswriters, editors and photographers. Dillon Gee takes the mound for Kansas City; Drew Smyly gets the start for Tampa Bay. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.
A trained team of employees at the Kansas City Zoo has the firepower and the instruction to use it if a situation ever arose like the one in Cincinnati, when zookeepers shot and killed a gorilla after a 3-year-old boy fell into its enclosure.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has rejected the vast majority of claims filed by veterans who were exposed to mustard gas as part of secret experiments during World War II, according to a report released Tuesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.
Zoo director Randy Wisthoff said a trained team of employees at the has the firepower and the instruction to use it if a situation ever arose like the one in Cincinnati when zookeepers shot and killed a gorilla after a small boy fell into an enclosure. Patrons remain sympathetic to both sides of the situation.
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