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Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin over Ukraine
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tense phone call on Monday that Moscow would face further costs for its actions in Ukraine and should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down...
Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for U.S. spying coverage
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U...
Obama blasts Russia in tense call with Putin over Ukraine
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that Russia's actions in Ukraine were not conducive to a diplomatic solution of the crisis in that country, and the White House warned that Moscow would suffer further costs for its behavior...
Ex-Ku Klux Klan leader charged in Kansas Jewish center killings
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of spewing vitriol against Jews, law enforcement officials said on Monday...
Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital
ABUJA (Reuters) - A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja...
Movie/TV Reviews
Pentatonix Closes an Evolution Chapter at Sold-Out Beacon Theatre in NYC: Concert Review
The "Sing-Off" champs and viral video sensations wrapped their North American tour on Thursday for "a choir of Beyonce's, which is the highest compliment one can give...
The Suit: Theater Review
This South African drama set during the apartheid era focuses on middle-class infidelity. read more
The Last Moose of Aoluguya (Han Da Han): Hong Kong Review
Chinese documentary-maker Gu Tao chronicles five years in the life of a listless painter-cum-herdsman from a struggling ethnic minority in northern China...
Cool tech
Smartphone makers, carriers embrace anti-theft initiative
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major U.S. wireless carriers and smartphone makers have agreed to introduce tools to enable users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, responding to pressure on the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft...
Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer...
Alibaba's growth quickens in time for landmark U.S. IPO
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, the company reported on Tuesday, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares for a highly anticipated public offering...

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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»
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USD 473 OKs upgrades to phone systems

CHAPMAN — Calling the phone system throughout half of Unified School District 473 facilities "atrocious" and citing an extreme need for new windows at Rural Center Elementary School, officials are readying for some improvements this summer....Full Story»
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Commissioners to consider flood damage repair bids

Junction City Commissioners will be considering a $250,100 bid to repair flood damages to the Sutter Woods subdivision and Tom Neal Industrial Park at today’s City Commission meeting....Full Story»
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USD 473 getting technological

CHAPMAN — It appears as if students in USD 473 will have some top-notch technology come next fall. On Monday night, District Administrator Lacee Sell talked about purchasing iMacs, iPads and Macbooks for several levels of students throughout the district....Full Story»
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Chapman police arrest four

CHAPMAN — Four individuals, including two juveniles, were arrested earlier this month following the execution of several search warrants into suspected narcotics activities....Full Story»
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County Commission approves Acorns Resort expansion

After leaving the Geary County Commission chambers and meeting with his attorney, Mike Harris smiled while talking about the future of his Milford Lake property. ...Full Story»
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Geary County resident dies after tractor rollover accident

Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf reported that resident Larry Bliss,77, died Saturday following a farm tractor rollover accident. Emergency officials responded to the Humboldt Creek area after the incident occurred....Full Story»

Area Sports

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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.
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Big innings doom Jays in doubleheader against Topeka Seaman

The Junction City baseball team stood toe-to-toe with defending 5A state champion Topeka Seaman. Three times Junction City allowed the visiting Vikings to put up five runs in an inning, and it was the difference between earning a pair of wins and taking two losses.

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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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.
Upon stepping down as mayor, Cecil

Bob Dole plans to tour several Kansas towns

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole says he’s looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.
Dole represented Kansas in Congress from 1960 until 1996. He will celebrate

Former Cherokee Clerk denies wrongdoing

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — The former Cherokee County clerk responsible for changing voter registration status of more than 4,800 voters denies any wrongdoing.
Cherokee County Clerk Rodney Edmondson

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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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Kristin Cavallari Reveals Her Due Date!
Kristin Cavallari's baby on the way is almost here! The soon-to-be mother of two exclusively reveals to E! News that she is due to give birth in May...
Celebs in '90s Fashion Trends: Kate Bosworth, Selena Gomez and More Stars Embrace Plaid, Floral Prints and Gothic Looks
Let it be known—the '90s are back and better than ever! It's hard to believe the old school decade is resurfacing on the style scene, but one glance at celebs like Kim...
Find Out What Happened to the Person Responsible for Tweeting That Graphic US Airways Photo
When US Airways accidentally tweeted an incredibly graphic and NSFW image while responding to customer complaints, everyone's initial reaction (after making every "landing strip" joke...
Kate Middleton Looks Perfect While Trying to Stay Dry, Prince George Continues to Be Royally Adorable
While precipitation may dampen one's wardrobe choices (pun intended), Kate Middleton proves that nothing can rain on her fashion parade (they just keep coming)...
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Wedding Not Happening: "They're Very Happy As Is," Source Says
We already know Kourtney Kardashian is a super mom, but will she be a blushing bride? To put it simply—no...
Kate Middleton Looks Perfect While Trying to Stay Dry, Prince George Continues to Be Royally Adorable
While precipitation may dampen one's wardrobe choices (pun intended), Kate Middleton proves that nothing can rain on her fashion parade (they just keep coming)...
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Wedding Not Happening: "They're Very Happy As Is," Source Says
We already know Kourtney Kardashian is a super mom, but will she be a blushing bride? To put it simply—no...
FX's Fargo: What Did You Think of Billy Bob Thornton's Dark New Drama? Plus, Behind-the-Scenes Scoop!
Did Fargo intrigue the pants off of us? You betcha! FX's highly anticipated new drama, Fargo, premiered tonight and we're just dying to know what you thought of the bold new...
Kristen Stewart Rocks Bright Orange Hair on Set of American Ultra--Get the Exclusive Details!
You can spot Kristen Stewart from a mile away with that fiery hair! The actress was spotted rocking her bright orange tresses yet again for her upcoming film American Ultra today...
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Set a Wedding Date--Find Out What It Is!
The big day has been chosen! Just last week fans found out that 19 Kids and Counting's Jill Duggar is engaged to Derick Dillard, and now the two lovebirds have announced when...

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