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Feeding peace

July 02
Television, newspapers, magazines and the web are filled with images of starving children — skeleton-like figures crouched like dogs on their haunches while their mothers wail in anguish.... Click here to read more»
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Our view: A beautiful weekend for fun

July 02
Sundown Salute kicked off last night, and will continue for the next three days. The annual Fourth of July celebration, the largest free festival of its kind in Kansas, is fun for the entire family.... Click here to read more»
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Firework responsibility

June 30
To the Editor: We are privileged to have the opportunity to shoot fireworks in this county in celebration of our independence and the Fourth of July holiday.... Click here to read more»
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Candidate appeal in Kansas

June 30
If there was a radio version of the "Bachelor" or "Bachelorette" TV show in which contestants compete for your favor, it would probably be a lot like the next few months when candidates for the Kansas House of Representatives ask for your vote.... Click here to read more»
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The old red barn

June 25
John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau When I was a youngster, one of my favorite places to play on a cold winter day was my Uncle Joe and Aunt Anna’s weathered red barn.... Click here to read more»
Comedian Tracy Morgan released from rehab after June crash
Newark N.J (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation center to finish his recovery at home from a New Jersey crash in June that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger, his spokesman said on Saturday...
Trump Plaza in Atlantic City to close, adding to city's woes: report
(Reuters) - The Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City could shut its doors in September and lay off 1,000 workers, a local newspaper reported, in what could make it the fourth casino to close this year in the faltering New Jersey resort city...
Ramones punk band co-founder Tommy dies at 65
(Reuters) - Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday...
UPDATE 1-Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash
Newark, N.J. July 12 (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in a New Jersey federal court, alleging the retailer was negligent in connection with the June crash that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger...
Merkel blasts U.S. spying, hopes Washington will change tack
BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel said on Saturday that new allegations of U.S. spying showed Berlin and Washington were completely at odds over how they viewed the role of intelligence, and she hoped German action would persuade the United States not to spy on partners...
Movie/TV Reviews
'Les vacances du Petit Nicolas': Film Review
French director Laurent Tirard and local comedy stars Valerie Lemercier and Kad Merad reunite for this second film in the "Petit Nicolas" franchise...
'My America': Film Review
Hal Hartley assembles monologues by 21 playwrights about the psychic state of the Union. read more
'The Bridge': TV Review
The second season of the FX drama might be too ambitious for its own good, but the ride is still pretty thrilling...
'Before We Go': Marseille Review
Dance, documentary and dreams interweave in Jorge Leon's debut feature-length work, world-premiering in competition at the Mediterranean port-city's festival...

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Police investigating Saturday morning shooting

July 12
A man was shot early Saturday morning. At approximately 2:38 a.m., the victim, later identified as Isaac Johnson, 25, suffered gunshot wounds by an unknown assailant.... Click here to read more»
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Free Fair more than just food

July 11
The Geary County Free Fair is still a couple weeks away, but Mason Muto, a member of Humboldt 4-H, is just about finished with the projects he plans to enter — including a small robot.... Click here to read more»
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Plan for city parks continue

July 11
The thought of closing two city parks looms in the city’s subconscious. The topic came up during last month’s Junction City budget session. City Commissioners want to determine long-term plans with Martin Luther King Park and Sertoma Park.... Click here to read more»
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17th Annual Junction City Special Needs Rodeo

July 11
The 17th annual Junction City Special Needs Rodeo looks to rope kids into having some fun. The Exceptional Family Member Program will be hosting their special needs rodeo, free to all special needs children 4 years and older.... Click here to read more»
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Geary County Health Department receives $30,000 Susan G. Komen Grant

July 11
The Geary County Health Department received a little more than $30,000 in grant money from the Susan G. Komen foundation. Erma Patterson, Director of the grant, said the money was awarded on May 1, and will be used to provide free breast cancer education in the community.... Click here to read more»
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City development plan introduced to public

July 10
Ideas for development have been growing in Junction City and Geary County. The public was invited to hear about them during tonight's comprehensive plan project open house.... Click here to read more»
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Milford Lake upgraded to algae warning

July 10
MILFORD — Milford Lake once again has been placed under a public health warning after large amounts of toxic blue-green algae were detected. The northern half of Milford Lake has been under an algae warning for the past two weeks.... Click here to read more»
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Junction City Arts Council helps bring art to community

July 10
Green Park Apartments have partnered with the Junction City Arts Council to bring art to children. "The Junction City Arts Council decided to help the children express themselves, and they’re showing that it’s not always a picture, sometimes it’s a design," said Karen Stroggins, Resident ... Click here to read more»

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Collette helps Blues dominate Hays 15-2

July 12
As the Junction City Post 45 ‘A’ Blues gathered for its postgame meeting on the bleachers alongside left field at Rathert Stadium, starting pitcher Dylan Collette danced back and forth to Katy Perry’s "Firework," which blared over the speakers.
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VFC Fight Night comes to Fort Riley

July 12
Joe Wilk sees how hard the soldiers he trains on the Fort Riley Combatives team work every day. So the chance for his fighters to put their skills to the test always is an exciting time.
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Tigers squeak past KC 2-1

July 12
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was feeling ill even before Friday night’s game against Kansas City, so he told bench coach Gene Lamont in the second inning that he was heading upstairs.
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JC Police Blotter

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Daily record for July 11, 2014

July 11
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 77 calls and made three arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Friday.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 10, 2014

July 10
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 70 incidents and made four arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 9, 2014

July 09
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 68 calls and made five arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday.... Click here to read more»

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Around Kansas

November trial set for boy accused of killing dad

July 11
OLATHE — A northeast Kansas teenager accused of killing his father is scheduled to go to trial in November on a first-degree murder charge.
The Kansas City Star reports the 15-year-old Shawnee boy

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Two cases of measles confirmed in Wichita area

July 10
WICHITA — State health officials say two cases of measles in the Wichita area are linked to a recent outbreak in the bistate Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Sedgwick County cases reported Thursday

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KU gets $12.5 million grant to help western Kansas

July 10
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Hospital will lead a team working to reduce deaths from heart attacks and strokes in western Kansas.
The hospital announced Wednesday that it had received a $12.5

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