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Yankees pounce on K.C.

KANSAS CITY — The New York Yankees’ offense kept rolling through the bottom of the American League.

Derek Jeter had four hits, New York batted around in both the first and second innings and the Yankees extended their winning streak to five with a 9-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

Biggio retires, celebrates

HOUSTON — Craig Biggio feels he has nothing left to prove on a baseball field. After a 20-year career in which he stayed with one franchise, played multiple positions at an All-Star level and joined the elite 3,000 hit club, the Houston Astros infielder said Tuesday he will retire at the end of this season.

Gospel music rings out at Boone County Fair

Two hours before the music began, 90-year-old Eliza Hoffman of Columbia was seated front and center in the multipurpose building at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Tuesday afternoon.