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Annual count finds 11 percent fewer homeless Wichitans

According to the count, an estimated 561 people in Wichita were “literally” homeless – meaning the person lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. That number includes people in emergency shelters and transitional housing, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 2014, 631 people were counted as homeless in Wichita.

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Jason Vargas shines as Royals beat Indians 5-3 to begin three-game series

Jason Vargas was making his fifth start of the season and lugged a 5.95 ERA into Tuesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians. With the Royals’ 5-3 win, he improved to 3-1 with the previous two victories fashioned by generous run support. On Tuesday night, Vargas helped himself. After a first-inning home run to Michael Brantley, he retired the next eight batters and 11 of the next 12.

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