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Not in Huelskamp's corner

August 01
John Montgomery Hutchinson News Editor/Publisher The 1st District congressional race isn’t about which Republican is more conservative. There is a difference between being conservative — even a tea party conservative — and just being an obstructionist.... Click here to read more»
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Fort Riley needs our support

July 26
It’s no secret Fort Riley has a huge impact on Junction City and Geary County. It’s the largest employer in the region and state. Soldiers stationed at Fort Riley are our customers at our numerous businesses.... Click here to read more»
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The value of local entertainment

July 19
It’s amazing to think in just a few short weeks, another season of Junction City Brigade baseball will be wrapping up. It feels like yesterday we were talking about the season starting.... Click here to read more»
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School District can’t answer questions

July 16
I saw something at a recent 475 School Board meeting that I never expected to see. It happened when the School board was told that the new elementary school was going to cost about $4 million more than expected.... Click here to read more»
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Here we go again

July 16
To the Editor: What could possibly go wrong? In a time when the local population carries a massive, government-imposed level of debt (plus interest on that debt), ever-higher requirements for "revenue" for ongoing operations and an absolute disregard for cutting or caps or consolidation, we find government ... Click here to read more»
Asia taken aback by Wall St swoon, pins hopes on China
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares stumbled on Friday after a month-end swoon on Wall Street, though some were hoping China would offer better news on manufacturing and help steady investor sentiment...
S&P500 index posts worst fall since April; indexes down for July
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. S&P500 stock index posted its worst daily fall since April and its first monthly drop since January on Thursday, as economic data sparked concern the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than some have expected...
Man extradited to U.S. from Mexico over slaying of border patrol agent
(Reuters) - A Mexican man has been extradited to the United States in connection with the fatal shooting of a U...
U.S. Congress extends transport funding though May, averting cuts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a $10.9 billion funding extension for transportation construction projects through May 2015, averting a cutback in federal payments to states that was due to start on Friday...
Obamacare subsidy case could be reviewed by U.S. Supreme Court
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans, a party involved in the lawsuit said on Thursday...
Movie/TV Reviews
'Deepsea Challenge 3D': Film Review
James Cameron makes the first one-man expedition to the Mariana Trench. read more
'Hong Hoon': PiFan Review
Creepy mannequins and untimely deaths are front and center in the feature-film directorial debut of the scion of one of Thailand's oldest entertainment empires...
'The Knick': TV Review
A bold, stylishly directed period medical drama powered by the winning duo of director Steven Soderbergh and star Clive Owen...
'Raw Cut': Film Review
Director Zoe Quist co-stars in her own film about a country getaway that delivers far more than two vacationing couples expect...

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Who's really hurting from blue-green algae

August 01
The word "toxic" has been used often in recent reports on Milford Lake. And it’s been scaring visitors away. So far, the only known victims of the blue-green algae have been businesses relying on the lake.... Click here to read more»

INTERNET EXCLUSIVE — A tense situation

August 01
There was heated debate but no decisions during Thursday’s Geary County Budget meeting.. Commissioners didn’t get too far in their 2015 budget discussion, and the best ways to cut spending.... Click here to read more»
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Geary Community Hospital invests in medicine dispensing machine

August 01
Hidden behind the scenes lies a medicine dispensing technology that nurses at Geary Community Hospital finally have at their finger tips. With this new technology, nurses no longer have to shuffle through drawers to find needed medication, they now have access at the push of a button.... Click here to read more»
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Chapman—CMS offers archery to 7th-graders

August 01
Arrows and targets and bows, oh my! Enrollment for Chapman schools begins Aug. 4 and according to Chapman Middle School science teacher Andy Fewin, parents of 7th-grade students will want to arrive as early as possible if they want to sign their child up for the new archery elective he is teaching.... Click here to read more»
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RCPD make kidnapping arrest

July 31
A routine traffic stop in Manhattan led to a kidnapping arrest. At approximately 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, Riley County police stopped vehicle for speeding.... Click here to read more»
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Chapman looks forward to its new grocery store

July 31
CHAPMAN ­— Chapman Food Mart has a targeted opening date of Sept. 15, but tenancy delays could stall that timeframe indefinitely. While the community eagerly awaits the opening of its new grocery store, owner Doug Thompson is equally full of anticipation.... Click here to read more»
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Terry resigns from Chamber of Commerce

July 31
Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Weigand announced Wednesday that Activities Director John Terry has resigned from his position. Weigand did not indicate when he submitted his resignation, only that Terry verbally resigned and planned to submit a written resignation.... Click here to read more»
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Bringing more traffic to JC

July 31
In the modern era of Mapquest, iPhone’s "Siri", and the various GPS navigation devices available to consumers, many drivers still use road signs to confirm they are traveling in the right direction.... Click here to read more»

Area Sports

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Royals sneak past Twins 3-2

July 31
KANSAS CITY, Mo — Danny Duffy trudged off the mound with the bases loaded and his team trailing by a run, and took a seat in the dugout to watch Jason Frasor try to bail him out.
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MMA coach of the year visits Junction City

July 29
Duane Ludwig, the 2013 World MMA trainer of the year moved around the floor of RS MMA and Fitness with the grace of a former fighter navigating the octagon.
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Butler's HR lifts Royals past Indians, 6-4

July 25
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.
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JC Police Blotter

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Daily record for August 1, 2014

August 01
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 77 calls and made five arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Friday.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 31, 2014

July 31
Junction City Police Department The Junction City responded to 71 arrests and made 13 arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Thursday. Wednesday · 7:08 a.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 30, 2014

July 30
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 85 calls and made nine arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday.... Click here to read more»

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Church leaders question Kobach comment on voter ID

August 01
WICHITA — Some Kansas church leaders are speaking out against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for a statement he made this week during a radio interview suggesting no legitimate churches are
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Auburn seeks more than $200,000 in lawsuit

July 31
AUBURN — The city of Auburn has filed a civil lawsuit against a former city clerk who pleaded guilty to a federal embezzlement charge.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1uLljqX )

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Parents of baby left in closet appear in court

July 31
WICHITA — A Wichita couple who left their baby in an apartment closet while the mother drove the father to work have appeared in court on charges of misdemeanor child endangerment.
The Wichita Eagle

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