Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) is congratulated by teammate Eric Hosmer (35) after his three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Royals end HR drought, defeat Rays

Alex Gordon provided the offense with a three-run HR to lift the Royals past the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon.

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20 hurt in school stabbing spree

A police chief says a 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around" when he injured 19 students and a school police officer.

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Kansas Regents pleased with budget bill

Leaders of the Kansas Board of Regents are pleased with legislative approval of a higher education budget that partly restores salary cuts i…