Switch to prison coming soon for West Bottoms community release center

A new prison is expected to open in September in the West Bottoms, and people are genuinely happy about that. The new facility will house inmates nearing parole who will get housing and job assistance to aid their return to society. The previous center released parolees daily into downtown, which was the source of disruptions and complaints.

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Judging the Royals

Here’s why Kendrys Morales didn’t run to first base

The hitter’s reaction tells you whether he thinks a ball is fair or foul; he’s looking right down the foul line and has the best view. I don’t doubt that some hitters are smart enough to try to mislead umpires by their reaction; you see guys pretend to foul a ball off their foot when it missed hitting them by six inches, but if Kendrys Morales was acting, he deserves an Academy Award. He stood at home plate looking like a guy waiting for a bus — or an umpire to get the call right.

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Wes Craven: A good man with a gift for bad dreams

The filmmaker Wes Craven battled brain cancer at the end of his 76 years, and his death Sunday brought forth a flurry of tributes to, among others, his most influential demon child. Craven named Freddy Krueger, the dream-wrecker with the metal fingers and cinema’s least romantic-looking fedora, after a boy who bullied Craven as a child.

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Delay of game over for Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris

Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris thought he would be back for training camp. But a staph infection developed after a second surgery for a broken foot, and Harris didn’t return to practice until Sunday. He and the Chiefs are hopeful he’ll be playing soon — they were wildly effective throwing to tight ends last season.

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Judging the Royals

Here’s why Kendrys Morales didn’t run to first base

The hitter’s reaction tells you whether he thinks a ball is fair or foul; he’s looking right down the foul line and has the best view. I don’t doubt that some hitters are smart enough to try to mislead umpires by their reaction; you see guys pretend to foul a ball off their foot when it missed hitting them by six inches, but if Kendrys Morales was acting, he deserves an Academy Award. He stood at home plate looking like a guy waiting for a bus — or an umpire to get the call right.

 
 
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