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Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T Ford' of sharks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - You've heard of the Model T Ford, the famed early 20th-century automobile that was the forerunner of the modern car...
Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan Senate legislation was introduced...
Weak U.S. prices, not inflation, the threat now: Fed's Yellen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Persistently low inflation poses a more immediate threat to the U.S. economy than rising prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, stressing that the U...
Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China
WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month, a U...
Divers enter capsized South Korean ferry in hunt for survivors
MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking...
Movie/TV Reviews
Babysitting: Film Review
Directors Philippe Lacheau and Nicolas Benamou make their debut with this found footage French comedy, released locally by Universal International Pictures France...
Kid Cannabis: Film Review
John Stockwell's true-crime tale relates the story of a teen dropout who became an unlikely drug kingpin...
Small Time: Film Review
Christopher Meloni plays a divorced used car salesman reconnecting with his teenage son in this comedy-drama written and directed by Joel Surnow ("24")...
Circle (Daire): Istanbul Review
Atil Inac's comically black drama depicts two middle-class intellectuals' Kafka-esque descent to social depths in smalltown Turkey...
Cool tech
Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch...
Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo over Google: Re/code
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo...
Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange
(Reuters) - A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets...

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Riley County Police seeking armed robbery suspect

MANHATTAN — The Riley County Police Department is seeking a man who robbed the Dollar General store on Tuttle Creek Boulevard Wednesday night. Riley County Police are looking for a black male just under 6 feet tall, who was wearing a red sweatshirt and a ballcap with the American flag spread ...Full Story»
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Jazz concert to combine professional players with local students

The C.L. Hoover Opera House is presenting an evening of jazz Tuesday evening. Kansas City’s Rich Wheeler Quintet is headlining a concert with feature performances by jazz bands from Junction City and Fort Riley middle schools and Junction City High School....Full Story»
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Chamber releases additional comments concerning State of the City

The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce released a statement Thursday regarding Junction City Manager Gerald Smith's comments concerning his State of the City address made Tuesday at the Junction City Commission meeting....Full Story»
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Fort Riley, USD 475 host groundbreaking for FRES

FORT RILEY — For Principal Rebecca Lay, spring was the right time to celebrate a new beginning....Full Story»
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Eisenhower students adopt mobile food pantry program

Eisenhower Elementary School adopted Wheels of H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Eat) as a fundraiser and donated a "Tower of Tissue" for families in need....Full Story»
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Junction City commissioners elect new mayor

Junction City Commissioners voted unanimously to elect Commissioner Mike Ryan as Mayor of Junction City. They also voted Commissioner Mick McCallister as Vice-Mayor....Full Story»
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Janke selected as Assistant Fire Chief, Emergency Management Director of Geary County

Curt Janke has been named as the Geary County Assistant Fire Chief and the Assistant Emergency Management Director. He will begin his duties Wednesday....Full Story»
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Chapman receives $300,000 development grant

CHAPMAN — The city has been awarded a Community Improvement Grant of $300,000 through the Kansas Small Cities Communities Development Block Grant Program....Full Story»

Area Sports

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New additions have Wildcats excited about upcoming season

MANHATTAN — The Kansas State basketball team gathered one final time Tuesday night to celebrate the achievements of the 2013-14 season at the annual team banquet.
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Soccer suffers first loss of season, 5-2 to Hays

Junction City couldn’t have asked for a better start against Hays on Monday. After struggling out of the gates in their previous matches, the Blue Jays jumped out to a 2-0 lead and seemed in line to chase their opponents off the field for the second consecutive game.
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Jays roll past Highland Park 10-0

Junction City senior Abby Cullen met sophomore Dezarae Smith’s corner kick right around the penalty spot. With one touch, Cullen elevated the ball above the Highland Park goalkeeper into the top of the netting for the Blue Jays 10th goal of the evening just seconds after intermission.

JC Police Blotter

Daily record for March 31

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 14 arrests and responded to ...Full Story»

Daily Record for March 27

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 12 arrests and responded ...Full Story»

Daily Record for March 25

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 16 arrests and responded ...Full Story»

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Opinions

Athletes should be the real stars of the Winter Olympics

The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Feb. 6 If you’re weary of all the buildup to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia — the bare-chested president Vladimir ...more»

The end of the line?

John Schlageck
In some areas of western Kansas the winter wheat crop continues to show signs of stress. Constant windy conditions and a lack of snowfall or other moisture is turning the crop bluish brown in color....more»

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Note leads to police increase at 2 Salina schools

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Security has been beefed up at two Salina high schools after a staff member at one of the schools found a note indicating there would be violence there.
The Salina Journal (http://bit.ly/1nehnKC

First lady to speak at Topeka schools’ graduation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Michelle Obama plans to give the commencement address for the graduation ceremony for Topeka’s high schools on May 17.
The White House announced the first lady’s

Motion to dismiss 1997 rape case is denied

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped a University of Kansas student in 1997.
On Wednesday, Douglas County Judge Michael Malone denied

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Jan 21, 2014

Rothlisberg claims quote about OB/GYN services was misconstrued

A quote attributed to State Rep. Allan Rothlisberg about women’s reproductive health services ...Full Story»
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Feb 25, 2014

No one injured in Tuesday evening blaze

No one was injured Tuesday evening following a blaze that destroyed a Junction City home....Full Story»
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Jun 18, 2013

Police seize $800K in I-70 bust

Junction City police Tuesday morning seized $828,220 in what’s believed to be drug proceeds after ...Full Story»
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Jun 19, 2013

Snakes in a hotel

Warning — those with a fear of snakes need not read further. At about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, employees ...Full Story»
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Jun 11, 2013

Lt. Gen. Seitz: Remembering an icon

The messages and stories came quickly and easily. Words about Lt. Gen. Richard J. Seitz were strong ...Full Story»
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Kate Moss Models for David Yurman in Turks and Caicos, Wears Skimpy Dress and Layered Necklaces--See the Pic!
Kate Moss is totally living the life! The gorgeous model, who is the new face of David Yurman, was spotted in Turks and Caicos today posing for the brand's new fall campaign, and we...
Lindsay Lohan Confirms Sex List Is Real, Says She Wrote It While in Rehab
So that list of people Lindsay Lohan allegedly had sex with? It's real. LiLo copped to the sex list during her appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen tonight...
Miranda Kerr Adds Some Sex Appeal to Your Easter Celebration--Watch Now!
Miranda Kerr is probably the cutest bunny we've ever seen. The supermodel shared a short clip to show what she's been working on for Easter, and it's easily the sexiest thing...
Emma Stone Loves Jennifer Lawrence, Too! "I Am So Grateful That She Exists in the World"
We really have so much in common with Emma Stone. Up there with her love for The Spice Girls, The Amazing Spider-Man actress admires fellow thesp and funnygal Jennifer Lawrence (and it...
Bryan Singer Accuser: I Felt Like a Piece of Meat; Director's Attorney Rejects Claims as "Completely Fabricated"
Director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a 17-year-old boy back in 1999, according to court documents, and today his accuser held a press conference...
Beyoncé and Jay Z Going on a Summer Tour Together?! Yes, Please!
This just may be the best summer ever. Fresh off her world tour, Beyoncé will be hitting the stadiums once again for a summer tour—wait for it—with her hubby Jay Z!...
American Idol: Kevin Bacon's Surprise Appearance and a Not-So Shocking Elimination
And the cuts just keep on coming! Before we get into that, does any one else think that it was beyond random that Kevin Bacon opened tonight's live results show of American Idol? We...
Newly Engaged Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Take a Stroll Hand in Hand
Jenny McCarthy probably needs a little extra support on that hand after putting a huge rock on that finger...
Kim Kardashian Is Flawless in Curve-Hugging Black Dress--See the Pic!
Looking good, Kim Kardashian!  The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star appeared runway ready as she arrived at Hugo's restaurant in Los Angeles earlier today to grab lunch while...
Keith Urban Talks American Idol's Fierce Competition: "It's The Hunger Games"--Watch Now!
One is a competition designed to find the next singing sensation. The other is a ruthless battle of survival...

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