Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (left) and Mayor Sly James pose with a photo example of the future USS Kansas City before Monday's Royals-Pirates game at Kauffman Stadium. Mabus was in town to announce the naming of the 416-foot-long trimarans, a littoral combat ship designed to destroy mines, hunt submarines, interdict drugs and rush humanitarian relief to distant shores,
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