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Florida man charged with murdering son so he could play video games
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler and left him to die in a playpen, police said on Friday...
Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane
PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk, as hopes dwindled that it might soon turn up some sign of wreckage...
Japan to arm remote western island, risking more China tension
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is sending 100 soldiers and radar to its westernmost outpost, a tropical island off Taiwan, in a deployment that risks angering China with ties between Asia's biggest economies already hurt by a dispute over nearby islands they both claim...
Reaction to the death of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and was a master of magical realism, died on Thursday...
Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U...
Movie/TV Reviews
Goodbye to All That: Tribeca Review
Paul Schneider plays a man reeling from an unexpected divorce in the directorial debut of "Junebug" scribe Angus MacLachlan...
Salem: TV Review
The witch, reimagined. read more
A Haunted House 2: Film Review
Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly and Gabriel Iglesias co-star with support from Cedric the Entertainer in a follow-up to last year's horror-movie spoof...
Poseidon Rex: Film Review
A monster movie that attempts to revive the misconception that humans and dinosaurs could actually inhabit the planet simultaneously...
Cool tech
Google still a top pick for Wall Street, despite mobile ad challenges
(Reuters) - Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market...
Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year...
Nokia suspends European tablet sales due to charger fault
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries while it fixes a fault with charger units which it said on Thursday could pose a risk of causing an electric shock...

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Streetlights coming to Pearl Drive

A once dark part of town may soon see some light. Commissioners approved street light installation on the 1400 block of Pearl Drive and west of Valley View Drive earlier this week....Full Story»

Smith issues statement regarding State of the City address

Editor's note: Junction City Manager Gerald Smith has released the following statement to the Daily Union concerning his State of the City address presented last week....Full Story»
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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»

Area Sports

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Sweeping the Spartans

The biggest obstacle the Junction City softball team has struggled to avoid this season has been the late innings heroics by its opponents. It looked like the Blue Jays would run into the same trouble against Emporia Friday night.
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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.

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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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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Kansas governor signs technical abortion changes

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers.
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Change of venue sought in girl’s shocking death

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A company that is being sued in the electric shock that led to the death of a 12-year-old Salina girl wants the trial in a lawsuit filed by her parents moved to another county.
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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.
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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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Nina Agdal and Jeremy Piven "Definitely Flirting" With Each Other During Charity Event
Is there love in the air or just some friendly competition? E! News learns that there was chemistry between supermodel Nina Agdal and Jeremy Piven during their charity event in New York...
Kardashians Settle Lawsuit Against Robert Kardashian Sr.'s Widow Over Diary and Photo Leak
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Drake Bell wants to make something clear—Justin Bieber "tried" to crash his album release party...
Miranda Lambert Pitches In to Help at a Dog Adoption!
And they called it puppy love. Miranda Lambert has a passion for pups so it comes as no surprise that she was willing to pull her hair back, roll up her sleeves and provide her star power...
DJ Mia Moretti's Awesome Playlist to Kick Coachella Off Right
New York City DJ Mia Moretti knows how to get the party started. The fashionista and music curator, who can take a trend and spin it into a hot set of songs, took her talents to Coachella...
Selena Gomez Goes for a Horseback Ride in Los Angeles While Flaunting a Fresh Face
Selena Gomez: actress, singer, model...equestrian? The brunette babe opted to go around the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles by choosing a different form of transportation that is not...
Check Out Who's Standing in for Kim Kardashian in Kanye West's New Music Video!
The song may be about her, but Kim Kardashian is nowhere to be seen during Kanye West's new music video for his track with Future called "I Won...
Nick Carter Responds to Joey Fatone's Backstreet Boys Diss, Says He's "Disappointed"
Nick Carter isn't too happy with Joey Fatone. One day after Fatone blasted the Backstreet Boys' recent tour and said the boy-banders did it just because they needed money, Carter...
2014 Tribeca Film Festival Star Sightings: Katie Holmes, Chelsea Clinton & Many More!
Attention, film buffs! This year's Tribeca Film Festival kicked off earlier this week, and Hollywood's biggest names have started to flock to all the New York City movie premieres...
Kate Middleton Sits in Fighter Jet at Air Force Base, Receives Boomerang Gift for Prince George
Ready for flight! Kate Middleton and Prince William, without Prince George, enjoyed a sunny visit to the Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley near Brisbane on Saturday...

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