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Royals Drop Veteran

Royals Drop Veteran

The Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment following Saturday’s loss in Minnesota.  Francoeur is hitting just .208 with three homers and 13 RBI in 59 games this season.  The club recalled infielder Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha to fill the roster spot.

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.