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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»
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Savor fruits of your labor

July 16
Now that gardens across Kansas are bearing vegetables, it’s time to taste, enjoy and appreciate the fruits or our labor. It seems like just a few short weeks ago folks walked to the machine shop, shed or garage and plucked a spade out of one of the dark corners and headed for the garden plot.... Click here to read more»
Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a cross-border attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said...
Trendy Chipotle burritos show how pricing power belongs to the hip
(Reuters) - Corporate America can learn a lot from a chicken burrito. As many companies struggle to boost prices without alienating consumers, they may want to study Mexican-food chain Chipotle, which has managed to do both...
Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid...
West agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash site
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced toward the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17...
Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar to stave off competition
(Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc agreed to buy rival discount chain Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.5 billion to fend off growing competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc and fellow discounter Dollar General Corp ...
Movie/TV Reviews
‘Corazon de Leon' (‘Heart of a Lion'): Film Review
Marcos Carnevale's little man romance has done big business in Argentina. read more
'Dessau Dancers': Munich Review
German director Jan Martin Scharf turns actors Gordon Kaemmerer, Oliver Konietzny and Sonja Gerhardt into breakdancers from East Germany in this entertaining if derivative film...
'Family Planning': Theater Review
An uninspired production of a cliché-ridden family dysfunction comedy. read more

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JC becoming farmers' market metropolis

July 28
Farmers’ markets are boasting everything local, from produce to crafts to people, and that’s no exception in Junction City. There are at least three farmers’ markets to choose from in Junction City.... Click here to read more»
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Local children still need advocates

July 28
Hundreds of area children are without the voice they need. It is easy to talk about the problem, but officials say the answer often is in the hands of volunteers.... Click here to read more»
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Two secret gardens

July 28
It’s no secret what 80-year-old Bob Snyder’s routine is every morning. "No, I’m still in pretty good shape. I get up every morning at 5 o’clock or 6 o’clock, no later than 6.... Click here to read more»
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Advanced voting begins in Geary County

July 28
In-person advanced voting began Monday in Geary County, according to Geary County Clerk Rebecca Bossemeyer. The deadline for in-person voting in the Geary County Clerk's Office is at noon Aug.... Click here to read more»
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Junction City man dies after being run over by truck

July 26
Junction City police are investigating a Saturday morning incident where a man died after being run over by a truck. ... Click here to read more»
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Who's closing the beaches?

July 25
The blue green algae in Milford Lake has become something like a creature from a science fiction movie. Residents know it’s there. Warning signs have been posted around the lake since June.... Click here to read more»
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Biking the long way home

July 25
"I’m here for the class of 1964’s 50th high school reunion," Janet Beaty said. But it’s not the class reunion that was talked about. It was how she got to Junction City from Eugene, Ore.... Click here to read more»
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4-Hers young and old enjoy Free Fair

July 24
It didn’t matter who you talked to Thursday night — the favorite part of the Geary County Free Fair for many 4-Hers was the same. That’s showing off their prized possessions from the last year.... Click here to read more»

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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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Former Brigade catcher Seth Wheeler transitioning to new role as assistant coach

July 23
With his impending graduation from Central Missouri staring him in the face, former Junction City Brigade catcher Seth Wheeler began to focus on his future.
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JC Police Blotter

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Daily record for July 28, 2014

July 28
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 136 incidents and made 11 arrests in the 48-hour period ending 7 a.m.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 25, 2014

July 25
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 64 calls and made two arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Friday.... Click here to read more»
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Daily record for July 24, 2014

July 24
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 58 calls and made 11 arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Thursday.... Click here to read more»

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Police say someone passing fake money in Salina

July 28
SALINA — Salina police say several businesses have reported receiving counterfeit $20 and $100 bills over the weekend.
Police Capt. Mike Sweeney says four fake $100 bills were used to purchase a

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K-State considers $150 million research facility

July 27
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is considering a $150 million research facility that would focus on food and complement the planned National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility adjacent
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Apr 23, 2014

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