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Who has been the Royals’ most valuable player during Kansas City’s 2014 World Series run?

  • Nori Aoki (23)
  • Billy Butler (16)
  • Lorenzo Cain (6)
  • Wade Davis (17)
  • Jarrod Dyson (1)
  • Alcides Escobar (2)
  • Brandon Finnegan (27)
  • Alex Gordon (4)
  • Jeremy Guthrie (11)
  • Kelvin Herrera (40)
  • Greg Holland (56)
  • Eric Hosmer (35)
  • Omar Infante (14)
  • Mike Moustakas (8)
  • Salvador Perez (13)
  • James Shields (33)
  • Jason Vargas (51)
  • Yordano Ventura (30)

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Andy Tompkins, Kansas Board of Regents president and chief executive officer, talks Friday during the First Friday Forum at Washburn Towers, 526 S. Main St., Ottawa. Tompkins spoke about changes to higher education in Kansas and the progress of the National Bio and Agri-Defense facility in Manhattan.

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By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

In 1950, 60 percent of the U.S. workforce was made up of unskilled laborers.

Now, 62 years later, only 20 percent of America’s workers are unskilled.

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