President Obama’s immigration order brings mixed feelings to area immigrant families and activists

“It is good,” said Karen Bardales of Kansas City. “But it is a little bit too late for my brother.” Her mixture of wariness and joy was voiced by many in the Kansas City area. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach called the executive order clearly illegal and accused the president of “shredding the Constitution.”

Sam Mellinger

Chiefs have no excuses for this loss, but it doesn’t have to ruin their season

The excuses are right there on a platter with butter and an assortment of dipping sauces for the hungry folks looking to devour some assurance. Short week. On the road. Etc. That all sounds so much better than the truth: the Chiefs weren’t as prepared, explosive or plainly good as the sorry Raiders, and deserved their 24-20 loss Thursday night in Oakland.


Royals owner David Glass discusses Billy Butler leaving, Alex Gordon potentially staying long-term

Royals owner David Glass was willing to chat about the season just past and the season ahead with a few reporters at the quarterly MLB owners meetings at The InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza. In this Q&A, he says the Royals’ payroll is likely to rise: “The way it works, it’ll cost a lot more just to keep the team intact.”

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