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Cat stuck in tree for five days needs a home (VIDEO)

A brown kitty named Oakie with bright orange eyes is in need of a home after being rescued from high in a tree early Sunday morning. The Wichita Animal Action League, a local animal rescue group, got Oakie out of the tree using a plastic laundry basket – and a little bit of teamwork.

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Kansas State unveils plans for premium football seating

A new section of premium football seats is on its way to Kansas State. Starting next season, K-State fans can purchase up to 150 tickets in Wabash Landing, a new two-tier viewing area located at the northwest corner of Snyder Family Stadium. Cost will range from $10,000 for nonconference games to $15,000 for Big 12 clashes.

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Where kids live matters

New research found that where low-income children grow up can have a significant impact on their future earnings and success. Unfortunately, it also found that Sedgwick County is not a good place for income mobility – a problem that local and state leaders need to tackle.

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Jeremy Guthrie implodes as Yankees pummel Royals 14-1

As he stumbled along in the worst start of his big-league career, Jeremy Guthrie evoked the Kansas City organization’s 29-year march of futility in an 14-1 loss Monday to the New York Yankees. The Royals entered the day with the best record in baseball, but Guthrie’s performance drew comparisons with bleaker days.

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With 5-1 loss to Yankees, Royals enter first losing streak of season

For two months, the Royals denied the existence of losing streaks, ceasing every temporary, two-game skid with another onslaught of winning. They bent to reality on Tuesday night in the Bronx, dropping their third consecutive game for the first time in 2015, this one a 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees. Activated from the disabled list on Tuesday afternoon, Kansas City starter Jason Vargas allowed two runs in four innings. Joe Blanton, his replacement, gave up three in the fifth.

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