Noah Wilson, Royals fan whose cancer fight drew national attention, dies at 7

Noah Wilson, the Olathe boy whose fight against cancer and passion for the Royals made him a celebrity during Kansas City’s run to the 2014 World Series, died Tuesday night at age 7. Noah had Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

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Royals stumble again in 4-0 loss to the Houston Astros

Unable to mount an offensive against Astros starter Dallas Keuchel, Kansas City folded for the second time in as many nights Tuesday in Houston. The Royals still can boast a record touting their supremacy in the American League, but the upstart Astros, led by Lance McCullers on Monday and eight scoreless innings from Keuchel on Tuesday, have trounced their guests in these first two games.

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KC fans show pride in sport and country at Women’s World Cup watch party in the Power & Light District

Thousands of Kansas City soccer fans showed up in force Tuesday to a watch party in the Power & Light District to cheer on the United States in its semifinal match against Germany in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Americans won the match 2-0 and advanced to Sunday’s championship match, when they will play the winner of Wednesday night’s other semifinal match between Japan and England.

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Bridging the digital divide takes a community effort

Seventy percent of students in Kansas City Public Schools don’t have Internet access at home. Also, 80 percent of households in low-income, minority neighborhoods don’t own computers or have in-home Internet connections. In addition, close to 50 percent of the households in Kansas City, Kan., have no Internet connection.

 
 
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