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Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones’s bat, tracking it against the bright lights…

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

The Associated Press After all these years, one more win. That’s how close the Kansas City Royals are to reaching the World Series. Raise your hand if you saw it…

Hundreds march to St. Louis University

(ST. LOUIS AP) — A march that drew hundreds of people protesting fatal police shootings to St. Louis University overnight dwindled to about 20 people early Monday. The protest began…

Royals play pat hand; Orioles add Matusz for ALCS

(BALTIMORE, AP) — The Kansas City Royals will enter the AL Championship Series with the same 25-man roster they used in a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Ned…

Missouri lawmakers may defend gay marriage ban

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says lawmakers may take matters into their own hands in an attempt to defend the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.…

SLIDESHOW: Ha Ha Tonka play The Bay

SLIDESHOW: Ha Ha Tonka play The Bay

PHOTOS BY WILLIAM GLEASON Indie Rock band Ha Ha Tonka, of Springfield, Mo., took the stage at The Bay in downtown Warrensburg, Mo., Oct. 3. The multi-instrumentalists and singers performed…

Bubbles, basketball part of modern HR celebrations

By HOWARD FENDRICH Associated Press Used to be that a major leaguer would homer and be greeted in the dugout with high-fives and handshakes. Seems so quaint nowadays, doesn’t it?…

County collector prepares to print tax bills

County collector prepares to print tax bills

By CLIFF ADAMS (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) Johnson County taxpayers are saving time, money and potential headaches due to the streamlined property tax billing process created by County Collector Ruthane Small.…

Royals sweep past Angels, into ALCS

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Royals stole their way to a 12-inning victory over the Oakland A’s in the AL wild-card game. They powered…

Royals top Angels 4-1 in 11 innings

By GREG BEACHAM (ANAHEIM, Calif., AP) — Eric Hosmer got his souvenir home run ball back while he stood on the field for a postgame interview, Angel Stadium’s silence broken…