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Damaging storms leave tens of thousands without power in the Kansas City area

Nearly 100,000 people woke up without power Sunday morning after severe storms swept through the Kansas City area overnight, downing trees and power lines. Some outages are expected to stretch into Monday amid potentially dangerous heat.

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Royals starter Jason Vargas talks about the heat and 7-2 win over White Sox

Royals starter Jason Vargas spoke after his team's 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
John Sleezer and Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star
Royals starter Jason Vargas talks about the heat and 7-2 win over White Sox 2:02

Royals starter Jason Vargas talks about the heat and 7-2 win over White Sox

Ned Yost discusses Royals' 7-2 win over White Sox 2:38

Ned Yost discusses Royals' 7-2 win over White Sox

Armed with an infrared thermometer, reporter tells us just how hot things are 2:47

Armed with an infrared thermometer, reporter tells us just how hot things are

Royals pitcher Jason Hammel on the hectic 4-3 victory over Detroit 1:36

Royals pitcher Jason Hammel on the hectic 4-3 victory over Detroit