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Royals defeat Giants in Game 2 of the World Series; Kansas City ties series Kansas City's bats are alive again in the postseason. Omar Infante's two-run home run capped a five-run sixth-inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 of the World Series.  The Royals tied the series at a game each. The Giants started the scoring with the first batter of the game.  Gregor Blanco smashed a home run ...

Water worries abound after wells test positive for E. coli in Dade County At his home near Everton, Frank Jerome fills up a tall glass with cold water. “The water is clear; it has no odor and has no taste,” he stated. It may be sparkling.  But, but he doesn’t dare take a sip. “…it sure is a poison if you are a sick person,” Frank explained. His well recently tested positive for E. coli, a potentially-dangerous bacteria.  Frank’s wife has been ...

'Royal' rewrite; Girl gives pop song a twist to honor baseball team Meet McKenzie Lowry, a 10 year old Royals fan. She has rewritten a hit song as tribute to the KC Royals. She put her creation on Youtube. She hopes the video catches the attention of some Royals Players. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQVERMyNx5o ...

The peak time to catch the fall foliage in the Ozarks Capturing the beauty of fall with a camera is almost effortless in the Ozarks. "This is the best time to be out to take pictures," said Cherise Carter Smoot a local photographer. The burnt orange and rust red leaves are coloring our landscape and it's only going to get better. "We are approaching peak--probably this weekend in sections of southern Missouri. We will have to wait a little ...

World Series Blog Game 2: Giants vs. Royals Follow Game 2 of the World Series with us! FINAL: ROYALS WIN 7-2 over the Giants.  See you in San Francisco! After 6th Inning: 7-2Royals Royals get to Jake Peavy, again.  The veteran pitcher goes five innings, giving up two earned runs.  Peavy had retired 10-straight Royals.  Royals Billy Butler with a second RBI single of the game off reliever Jean Machi.  The speedy Lorenzo Cain scores from ...

Slideshow: Royals vs. Giants in Game 2 of the World Series Check out our images from Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium between the Giants and the Royals. ...

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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series
Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Greg Holland celebrate after Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series.

Royals rip Giants, pull even in baseball World Series
Omar Infante (C) of the Kansas City Royals returns to the dugout during Game Two of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on October 22, 2014Omar Infante smashed his first playoff home run to cap a five-run outburst, giving the Kansas City Royals a 7-2 victory over San Francisco to level the 110th World Series. By breaking open a 2-2 game in the sixth inning on Wednesday, the Royals deadlocked the best-of-seven Major League Baseball final with the Giants at 1-1 as the scene shifts to San Francisco for games three through five on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. After dropping the opener 7-1, the Royals knew a game two home triumph was vital.

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters
FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.

Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. The Secret Service apprehended the man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza
Mohammed Assaf, a 24-year-old Palestinian who won last year's TV singing contest Arab Idol, talks during an interview at The Associated Press office in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Assaf said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.