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September 18

The 2015 Junction City and Geary County budgets have been approved by the respective commissioners. As the budgets were being reviewed and discussed for approval, the common measurement and concern with the budget impact to us was the mill levy.

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September 11

Junction City now will start enforcing its new ordinance on using handheld devices while driving, and it’s something motorists in Junction City and Geary County should stay ahead of the game to adhere to.

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September 06

A few mornings ago, I walked outside to head to work and noticed a pair of crows mingling near a trash can, cawing at anything — or anyone — who came near.

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September 01

Even before the gubernatorial election campaign kicks off in earnest at the State Fair debate Saturday, the issue of K-12 education appears to be clear or at least outlined well enough by both Republican Gov.

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September 01

School is off and running — we are having fun, and things are flowing very smoothly so far; we wouldn’t have it any other way, of course. When we think about getting the year started and what it entails, I think it’s important for us to all know how vital our transportation department

Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response
(Reuters) - International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976...
U.S. Congress approves arming Syrian rebels, funding government
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress gave final approval on Thursday to President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the militant group...
Two adults, six children dead in Florida shooting: report
TAMPA (Reuters) - Two adults and six children were killed on Thursday in a north Florida town in a shooting that may have been a murder-suicide, the Gainesville Sun newspaper reported, citing local authorities...
Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 billion
(Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21...
Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards
BOSTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc Thursday said some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a cyberattack at its stores, suggesting the hacking attack at the home improvement chain was larger than last year's unprecedented breach at Target Corp ...
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#WhippingChildhoodCancer

September 19
September is nationally recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Junction City resident Katy Mortimer lost her son, Brady, two years ago while he bravely battled brain cancer at Saint Jude’s
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Delivering Change: Healthy moms, Healthy babies receives large chunk of change

September 18
Much like a healthy baby, Geary County’s Delivering Change program continues to grow. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been awarded a $3.
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Eureka Rodeo Queen helping others learn about horses, riding

September 18
Instead of talking about her personal achievements with horses, Eureka Rodeo Queen Shayla Lowry insists on crediting her mount for the titles and accomplishments they’ve had as a working team.
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Alta Vista park welcomes new exhibit

September 18
ALTA VISTA — Ag Heritage Park is welcoming a new exhibit, along with the traditional corn-picking demonstrations, as part of the Old Settler’s Day activities in Alta Vista Sept.
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Former minister waits for sentence appeal

September 19
Former Junction City Minister Jordan Young is waiting for a plea bargain on his sentence. Young, 28, pleaded "no contest" in 2012 to one count of aggravated criminal sodomy and three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child....Full Story»
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Crash! Gesundheit

September 19
A sneeze was supposedly the cause of a collision Friday afternoon. A pickup truck, driven by Jacob Vicki, collided with Amanda Townsend’s SUV at approximately 2:30 p....Full Story»
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Grandview Plaza, Junction City receive state funding for road projects

September 19
TOPEKA — Junction City and Grandview Plaza are among several cities in Kansas who have received state money for road improvement projects. The city of Junction City has received $200,000 through the City Connecting Links (KLINK) program for milling and overlaying U....Full Story»
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The life of a single parent can be hard

September 19
While single parents have been around for as long as children, the "typical" single-parent household may be something of a myth. Death, separation and divorce, adoption, deployment and fostering, all can bring about single-parent households....Full Story»
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#WhippingChildhoodCancer

September 19
September is nationally recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Junction City resident Katy Mortimer lost her son, Brady, two years ago while he bravely battled brain cancer at Saint Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn....Full Story»
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Unemployment rate drops in Geary County, state

September 19
Geary County showed a slight decrease in unemployment, following a statewide trend. Statistics released last week by the Kansas Department of Labor indicate Geary County’s unemployment rate for July was 5....Full Story»

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No. 20 K-State loses 20-14 to No. 5 Auburn

September 19
MANHATTAN — Bill Snyder will be having nightmares about the No. 3. As in three drive-killing turnovers, all of them costly. As in three missed field goals, all by the kid wearing — you guessed
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Lady Jays focus on improvement as season progresses

September 18
Going winless isn’t something that’s planned. It’s the opposite of the goal. But coach Tim Hickert and the Lady Jays tennis team know that it’s not the end of the world.
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Auburn, K-State have early chance to make statement

September 18
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder was busy revolutionizing the spread offense, and the idea of a run-pass quarterback, at college football’s highest level during the 1990s.
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