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Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U...
Family is key to understanding accused Boston bomber: attorney
BOSTON (Reuters) - The accused Boston Marathon bomber's relationship with family, and particularly with his slain older brother who prosecutors contend helped plan the attack, is key to understanding his case, defense lawyers argued on Wednesday...
Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices...
Survivors still alive on South Korean ferry: father
JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - Several people appear to have survived in an air pocket of a capsized South Korean ferry, the father of one of the school children aboard the boat told a Reuters reporter accompanying families out to the scene of the disaster on Thursday...
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...
Movie/TV Reviews
Things I Cannot Tell (Deniz Seviyesi): Istanbul Review
Turkish-US joint production charts a married and pregnant New York-based Turkish woman's reunion with her first love as she returns to her home country...
Istanbul United: Istanbul Review
Farid Eslam and Olli Waldhauer document how fanatical soccer fans supporting rival Istanbul teams cast their loyalties aside to fight the Turkish government's controversial urban redevelopment plans...
Poseidon Rex: Film Review
A monster movie that attempts to revive the misconception that humans and dinosaurs could actually inhabit the planet simultaneously...
2 Francs, 40 pesetas (2 Francos, 40 pesetas): Film Review
Carlos Iglesias' follow-up to his popular Spanish émigré tale “One Franc, 14 pesetas” picks up the story several years on...
Cool tech
Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Disappointing results from Google Inc and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges the Internet and IT sectors face as corporate report cards come due in coming weeks...
German Amazon workers called out on strike again
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German labor union Verdi has called on workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany to go on strike on Thursday as a long-running pay dispute continues...
IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to 5-year low as hardware sales fall
(Reuters) - IBM Corp, the world's biggest technology services company, reported its lowest quarterly revenue in five years on Wednesday, as Big Blue struggles with falling demand for its hardware and faces challenges in growth markets like China...

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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»
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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»

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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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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First lady to speak at Topeka schools graduation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Michelle Obama plans to give the commencement address for the graduation ceremony for Topeka’s high schools on May 17.
The White House announced the first lady’s

Motion to dismiss 1997 rape case is denied

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped a University of Kansas student in 1997.
On Wednesday, Douglas County Judge Michael Malone denied

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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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Win a Date With Brad Pitt for $10--Find Out How!
Break out your wallets, ladies and gentlemen! Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt has teamed up with Groupon to offer up the deal of a lifetime...
Demi Lovato Reveals Her Favorite American Idol Contestant! Plus, Does She Miss Judging?
After two seasons judging The X Factor, Demi Lovato has some words of wisdom for the American Idol contestants on Wednesday night's Top 7 performance show...
Serena Williams Shows Off Hot Body and Sexy Cleavage in a Bikini: See the Beach Pic!
Looking good, Serena Williams! The 32-year-old sports star hit the beach in Miami yesterday looking sexy in a colorful bikini...
This Baby Squirrel Fell Out of a Tree and Now She Has to Wear a Little Cast (and It Is All Very, Very Cute)
We didn't know we'd been waiting our whole lives for a picture of a baby squirrel in a red cast...
Joey Fatone Says "100 Percent No" to 'N Sync Reunion, Blasts Backstreet Boys
'N Sync fans everywhere lost their minds when the boy band reunited to perform and honor Justin Timberlake at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn last August...
Bryan Singer Accuser: I Felt Like a Piece of Meat; Director's Attorney Rejects Claims as "Completely Fabricated"
Director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a 17-year-old boy back in 1999, according to court documents, and today his accuser held a press conference...
Beyoncé and Jay Z Going on a Summer Tour Together?! Yes, Please!
This just may be the best summer ever. Fresh off her world tour, Beyoncé will be hitting the stadiums once again for a summer tour—wait for it—with her hubby Jay Z!...
American Idol: Kevin Bacon's Surprise Appearance and a Not-So Shocking Elimination
And the cuts just keep on coming! Before we get into that, does any one else think that it was beyond random that Kevin Bacon opened tonight's live results show of American Idol? We...
Newly Engaged Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Take a Stroll Hand in Hand
Jenny McCarthy probably needs a little extra support on that hand after putting a huge rock on that finger...
Kim Kardashian Is Flawless in Curve-Hugging Black Dress--See the Pic!
Looking good, Kim Kardashian!  The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star appeared runway ready as she arrived at Hugo's restaurant in Los Angeles earlier today to grab lunch while...

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