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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...
GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuits
(Reuters) - Signaling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches, General Motors Co said it will ask a U...
Families of missing face agonizing wait after South Korea ferry disaster
JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - For the parents of the many teenagers still missing after the Sewol ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea, the wait for news - good or bad - is almost unbearable...
Mt. Gox set to liquidate as court denies rehabilitation
(Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, is likely to be liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company's bid to resuscitate its business, the court-appointed administrator said on Wednesday...
Movie/TV Reviews
Tributes and Forgiveness Helm 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Concert Review
The surviving members of Nirvana reuniting to perform their past hits was but one of the many highlights of this year's edition...
Years of Living Dangerously: TV Review
Showtime's production, executive produced by James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger, does everything it can to illustrate climate change from all angles, employing environmental advocates Harrison Ford, Don Cheadle, Ian Somerhalder and many others to its cause...
Rest: Theater Review
As a blizzard bears down on an about-to-close Idaho retirement home, staff and patients open up in Samuel D...
Of Mice and Men: Theater Review
James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton star in the Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's classic tale of ill-fated dreamers in Depression-era California...
Cool tech
Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles in just over four months to April 6, double the number of the older version, PlayStation 3, sold in about the same time frame after its launch...
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...
Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo over Google: Re/code
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo...

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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»

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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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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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The messages and stories came quickly and easily. Words about Lt. Gen. Richard J. Seitz were strong ...Full Story»
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Tamra Barney Hurt by Ex-Husband's Claims That She's a Negligent Mother: "My Heart Is Broken"
Tamra Barney (who now goes by Tamra Judge) has faced a lot of allegations during her days on Real Housewives of Orange County, but chances are none of them were quite as painful as the latest...
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Address Divorce Rumors on Twitter--Find Out What They Said!
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