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Boeing posts higher adjusted profit, raises 2014 forecast
(Reuters) - Rising jet production helped Boeing Co post a 14 percent rise in adjusted net profit in the first quarter, beating estimates, and the company notched up its full-year forecast...
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful woman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on Wednesday as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine...
HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows
(Reuters) - Some HBO shows and the Internet streaming service HBO Go will be available next month to Amazon Prime customers, the companies said on Wednesday in a move that could lure customers away from Netflix Inc...
Australia, Malaysia vow to keep searching to solve plane mystery
PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia and Malaysia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission...
Global share rally peters out, euro lifted by PMI boost
LONDON (Reuters) - European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a still stuttering Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset a reassuring set of European economic numbers...
Movie/TV Reviews
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage: Film Review
Jeremy Whelehan's documentary chronicles the world tour of a production of "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey...
Glass Chin: Tribeca Review
Corey Stoll plays a washed-up boxer who gets in over his head with criminal elements in Noah Buschel's stylistically audacious drama...
Barbecue: Beijing Review
French actor Lambert Wilson ("Of Gods and Men") stars in this half-baked comedy-drama about a group of bourgeois friends who have to confront the pitfalls of middle age...
Our RoboCop Remake: Copenhagen Review
More than 50 directors contribute to a 'crowdsourced' patchwork retread of Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi classic...
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Cool tech
Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half
LONDON (Reuters) - ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years...
Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters...
All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The next hacker playground: the open seas - and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet...

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Brown Bag concerts set to bring Heritage Park to life

Maintaining a long-standing tradition, the Junction City Arts Council will host Brown Bag concerts in May at Heritage Park. These concerts provide an opportunity for the young musicians at local schools to showcase their talents in free concerts for the community and their peers....Full Story»
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Fort Riley soldier pleads guilty to making false statements to Social Security Administration

KANSAS CITY — A Fort Riley man has pleaded guilty to making false material statements to the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday....Full Story»

Smith resigning as city manager, placed on administrative leave

Just two weeks after presenting his State of the City address, Gerald Smith has submitted his letter of resignation as Junction City Manager. ...Full Story»
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Rates on the rise?

Water and wastewater customers in Junction City could see increases in their bills as early as July....Full Story»
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Fort Riley Spouse of the Year up for national award

Reda Hicks has got your six, Army spouses. As the Fort Riley Spouse of the Year, she knows all about getting things squared away, being Army strong and how Army families keep the Army rolling along....Full Story»
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Improvements at GCH Women's Center continuing

Improvements at the Geary Community Hospital's Martha K. Hoover Women's Center are continuing, according to CEO Joe Stratton. "We're at a little bit of a lull right now," he said at Tuesday's Geary Community Hospital Board of Trustees meeting....Full Story»
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City Engineering Assistant retiring after 30 years

After 30 years of drawing maps, maintaining street signs, updating databases and assisting residents with permits, Engineering Assistant Clarence Mahieu is calling it quits....Full Story»
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Annual Mud Bogg coming to Junction City May 3

Get ready to see mud fly for a good cause. The 13th annual Mud Bogg on May 3 at 1 p.m. will raise money for the 2014 Sundown Salute. According to the Geary County Visitor Bureau’s website, the competition involves a variety of all-terrain vehicles and trucks racing through pits of mud....Full Story»

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Indians trip Royals, 5-3

CLEVELAND — With seven games still left this month, Jason Kipnis has already surpassed his statistics from last April. That wasn't hard to do. "I set the bar so low," he said.
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Softbal splits with Manhattan

MANHATTAN — The Junction City softball team learned from its mistakes. After committing costly errors in the bottom of the sixth of the first game, which conceded a three-run lead on their way to a 6-5 loss, the Blue Jays came out in the nightcap determined to remedy the problem.
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Big inning dooms Blue Jay baseball against Manhattan

Junction City senior Will Ervin was mowing through the Manhattan lineup in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. The top of the fifth looked to continue the trend.

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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Barton County Commissioner dies in plane crash

GARFIELD, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a county commissioner from western Kansas died when his plane crashed while he was crop dusting.
The patrol says 67-year-old Don Cates, a Barton

State workers’ pay an issue for Kansas lawmakers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers a modest pay increase but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses.
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New KU recruitment program being questioned

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Some teachers at the University of Kansas are questioning whether a new program designed to attract hundreds of new international students to the school will be beneficial.
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Mila Kunis Keeps Her Baby Bump Cozy After Workout: See the Pregnant Star Staying Fit!
Mila Kunis is back in L.A. and back to her routine. Fresh from a trip to Louisiana for her future sister-in-law's wedding, Ashton Kutcher's pregnant fiancée was spotted...
Daphne Oz Returns to The Chew With Her Baby Girl in Tow!
TV personality and author Daphne Oz gave birth to a beautiful baby girl almost two month ago, but she's back to cooking already! ABC's Chew star may have been whipping up...
Chris Martin Sings About Trying to Fix a Relationship in New Coldplay Song "Oceans"--Watch Their Live Performance!
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