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Mt. Gox founder won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case
(Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, the founder of Mt. Gox, said he would not come to the United States to answer questions about the Japanese bitcoin exchange's U...
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...
Movie/TV Reviews
Purgatory (Purgatorio): Malaga Review
Stripped-back Spanish mother-son chiller debut starring 'Game of Thrones'' Oona Chaplin. read more
Oxygen for the Ears: Film Review
Stefan Immler's documentary chronicles the history of the jazz scene in Washington, D.C. read more
Tamako in Moratorium (Moratorium Tamako): Hong Kong review
Rising Japanese actress Atsuko Maeda conveys the lethargy of a year at home after college in Nobuhiro Yamashita's laid-back domestic drama...
Cool tech
Pakistan's long awaited 3G, 4G auction draws dismal response
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A dismal response in this week's auction for next-generation cellphone spectrum licenses means cash-strapped Pakistan will struggle to fund its budget this year, finance and IT ministry officials and telecom industry executives told Reuters...
Zebra Tech to buy Motorola Solutions' enterprise business
(Reuters) - Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc's enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3...
Carrefour to revive Brazil e-commerce business: CEO
PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour, the world's second-largest retailer, plans to revive its e-commerce operations in Brazil this year after shutting the business down in 2012 as part of a broader group restructuring...

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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.
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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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This College Rejection Letter Might Be the Cruelest Promposal Ever (and the Girl Said Yes!)
Promposals (that's what the cool kids are calling prom invites these days) are a big deal. Most aren't getting-your-college-acceptance-rescinded big, but this one kind of was:...
Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas and Andy Cohen Are Surprisingly Buff, but They're Not the Only Ones--See the Pics!
Do you have needle and thread? Because Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas and Andy Cohen are surprisingly ripped! When stars like Zac Efron reveal their rock-hard abs at the MTV...
Comedian Artie Lange Hospitalized After Going Into Diabetic Shock
There's nothing funny about this, but even Artie Lange can make light out of a scary situation. The famous comedian, who is best known for his time on The Howard Stern Show and the...
Cressida Bonas Not Royal Material?! Prince Harry's Pals Think She's "Too Carefree" for the Royal Family
It sounds like not everyone in Prince Harry's circle of friends and family thinks Cressida Bonas is the right woman for him...
Miley Cyrus Hospitalized for Severe Allergic Reaction, Kansas City Concert Canceled
Miley Cyrus was taken to the hospital today, and will therefore not be able to perform in Kansas City tonight...
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and Ryan Sweeting Enjoy Some Sweet Workout PDA--See the Pic!
Nothing like a little kiss to keep you motivated during a workout! Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and her handsome hubby, tennis-pro Ryan Sweeting, stopped mid-run to share a smooch during their...
Adriana Lima's Double Trouble Dress: Legs and Boobs Galore!
If only Adriana Lima's red mini was minty green. The Double Mint people could easily stick her in an impromptu ad with a clever "double the fun" angle...
Taylor Lautner and Girlfriend Marie Avgeropoulos "Very Happy" Together After 10 Months of Dating
It sounds like Taylor Lautner and his girlfriend Marie Avgeropoulos are doing better than ever! The 22-year-old Twilight star and the 27-year-old Canadian actress are still dating...
This College Rejection Letter Might Be the Cruelest Promposal Ever (and the Girl Said Yes!)
Promposals (that's what the cool kids are calling prom invites these days) are a big deal. Most aren't getting-your-college-acceptance-rescinded big, but this one kind of was:...
Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas and Andy Cohen Are Surprisingly Buff, but They're Not the Only Ones--See the Pics!
Do you have needle and thread? Because Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas and Andy Cohen are surprisingly ripped! When stars like Zac Efron reveal their rock-hard abs at the MTV...

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