Lineman rodeo contestants participate in an event that simulates an electrical problem to be fixed in Bonner Springs, Kan. The challenge was announced the night before. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with his teammates after scoring a run to tie the game in the ninth inning against the New York Mets during Game 5 of the 2015 World Series. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gateway Arch in St. Louis remains the tallest man-made monument in the United States. A new museum under construction on the Arch's grounds will reopen in 2017. Bill Greenblatt/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante hits an RBI single in the second inning during a game last month against the Cincinnati Reds. Ed Zurga/AP hide caption

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Since Google Fiber rolled out gigabit broadband in Kansas City four years ago, residents have enjoyed fast Internet connections, including what locals call "the world's fastest Starbucks." Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Bishop Robert Finn of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese was convicted of shielding a sexually abusive priest in 2012. He is now the subject of a Vatican investigation. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Kush Sharma of Kansas City, Mo., is headed to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, after winning a spell-off Saturday. After his win, he posed with students and teachers from his school, the Frontier School of Innovation. Maria Carter/KCUR hide caption

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Fire fighters and utility workers at the scene of a massive gas explosion and fire Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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