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Four-way talks call for end to Ukraine violence
GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union called after crisis talks on Thursday for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine, where Western powers believe Russia is fomenting a pro-Russian separatist movement...
Teen in 'Jihad Jane' case sentenced to five years in prison
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Pakistani immigrant who is the youngest person ever convicted of U.S. terror charges was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to taking part in a plan to kill a Swedish artist...
Jobless claims, factory data put some shine on economy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New claims for jobless benefits hovered near their pre-recession levels last week and manufacturing in the Mid-Atlantic region accelerated in April, suggesting an upswing in economic activity after a brutally cold winter...
California city evacuation lifted after military ordnance found
(Reuters) - An evacuation order was lifted in a California city on Thursday after a piece of potentially explosive "military ordnance" reported in its business district was rendered safe, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said...
Runaway spy Snowden is surprise guest on Putin phone-in
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of U...
Movie/TV Reviews
The Final Member: Film Review
An eccentric Icelander's museum needs a human specimen to make its collection of animal penises complete...
Everything You Touch: Theater Review
A writer/producer of "Shameless" renders both the 1970s Manhattan fashion world and contemporary body issues on a Pasadena stage...
Make Your Move: Film Review
Star-crossed lovers connect on the dance floor in this latest effort from the screenwriter of "Save the Last Dance" and "Step Up...
Cool tech
Google still a top pick for Wall Street, despite mobile ad challenges
(Reuters) - Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market...
Twitter broadens advertising reach through app-install ads
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc took a significant step Thursday towards broaden its advertising business by offering mobile ads urging people to install apps on its social network as well as through MoPub, the mobile-advertising network it acquired last year...
Nokia suspends European tablet sales due to charger fault
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries while it fixes a fault with charger units which it said on Thursday could pose a risk of causing an electric shock...

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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.
The Salina Journal (http://bit.ly/1nehnKC

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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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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