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Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis
GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin...
Wall Street gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo; BofA falls
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied...
Weak U.S. prices, not inflation, the threat now: Fed's Yellen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Persistently low inflation poses a more immediate threat to the U.S. economy than rising prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, stressing that the U...
Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to cross from Syria: spokesman
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's concern about incursions from areas controlled by Syrian rebels...
BofA reports first quarterly loss since 2011 on lofty legal bill
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported an unexpected first-quarter loss on Wednesday after it took a $6 billion charge to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far exceeded the legal settlements the No...
Movie/TV Reviews
Babysitting: Film Review
Directors Philippe Lacheau and Nicolas Benamou make their debut with this found footage French comedy, released locally by Universal International Pictures France...
Kid Cannabis: Film Review
John Stockwell's true-crime tale relates the story of a teen dropout who became an unlikely drug kingpin...
Small Time: Film Review
Christopher Meloni plays a divorced used car salesman reconnecting with his teenage son in this comedy-drama written and directed by Joel Surnow ("24")...
Circle (Daire): Istanbul Review
Atil Inac's comically black drama depicts two middle-class intellectuals' Kafka-esque descent to social depths in smalltown Turkey...
Cool tech
American Funds urges password change to counter 'Heartbleed' bug
BOSTON (Reuters) - American Funds, the No. 3 U.S. mutual fund family, advised some customers to change user names and passwords on Wednesday as the number of companies and people affected by the notorious "Heartbleed" bug grows...
GrubHub agrees to tip-free restaurant fees with NY Attorney General
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Online food delivery service GrubHub settled a probe by the New York state attorney general on Wednesday by agreeing to not to charge fees that would allow it to make money off customers' tips...
BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley
(Reuters) - The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario...

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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»
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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»

Area Sports

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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.
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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.

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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City clerk gets probation for stealing from town

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of a tiny southeast Kansas community was spared prison but ordered to the repay the almost $60,000 she embezzled from her town and church.
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Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign legislation that will require health insurance plans to provide coverage for some services for children with autism, starting

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.
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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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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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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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The messages and stories came quickly and easily. Words about Lt. Gen. Richard J. Seitz were strong ...Full Story»
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Arrow Introduces a Classic DC Villain, American Idol's New Frontrunner Emerges and More OMG TV Moments
DC Comics fans were definitely in for a pleasant surprise in Arrow's April 16 outing as the show set the stage for the debut of a classic baddie, while Survivor's 28th season continued its...
Sofía Vergara Was "Nervous" Filming Threesome in Fading Gigolo, Got Pointers From Co-Star Sharon Stone
What makes Sofía Vergara nervous? Well, threesomes is one thing. The beautiful Colombian actress opened up about her big sex scene with co-stars Sharon Stone and John Tuturro in the...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Photobombs His Son Patrick During Hospital Visit--See The Pic!
Patrick Schwarzenegger's dad is a funny dude who makes funny faces. Former professional bodybuilder, politician, and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger snapped a photo with his son...
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Kim Kardashian Departs Miami in Style and Very Little Makeup--See the Pic!
Globe-trotting and jet-setting style is made effortless by the stunning Kim Kardashian. There's no running to the airport in sweats or yoga pants for this brunette beauty as she...
Scandal's Columbus Short Served Divorce Papers & Restraining Order by Wife That Allege He Threatened to Kill Her
Scandal star Columbus Short's wife Tuere Tanee filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court today, citing irreconcilable differences as the breakdown of their marriage, according to court...
Bikini Shot of the Day: Candice Accola Hits the Beaches of Hawaii After Wrapping The Vampire Diaries!
Vampires burn in the sunlight, but Candice Accola just plays one on TV, so she's free to delightfully soak up the sun's rays...
Real Housewives of Atlanta's Porsha Williams Charged With Battery After Scuffle With Kenya Moore During Reunion Taping
UPDATE: E! News has exclusively learned that Porsha Williams has already been booked and released. "She's doing great," source tells...
Jaime King's Pilgrim LBD: Gotta Have It or Make It Stop?
Please, please please don't tell us the Mayflower gang is having a fashion moment. Jaime King's bib-front Valentino dress is making us feel like we're watching a scene out of Zoolander...
Zac Efron Keeps His Shirt On, Seth Rogen Disses Aaron Rodgers in New Neighbors Promo: Watch Now!
A new commercial for the upcoming movie Neighbors is here. Unfortunately, Zac Efron doesn't take off his shirt in it...

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