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Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely...
U.S. mother, officials settle suit over airport breast milk
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A nursing Southern California mother stopped from taking breast milk through airport security has reached a $75,000 settlement with the U...
U.S. removed ex-Navy flight boss over workplace behavior complaints
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former commander of an elite U.S. Navy flight unit was removed from his position amid an allegation that he enabled a climate of inappropriate behavior when he commanded the famed Blue Angels flight team, the Navy said on Wednesday...
Explosion shuts large natural gas processing plant in Wyoming
(Reuters) - An explosion on Wednesday shut a natural gas-processing plant in Wyoming that can churn out about 2 percent of the daily U...
UPDATE 2-Apple slice: Share split makes joining the Dow more likely
April 23 (Reuters) - Who says Apple does not want to be in the Dow Jones industrial average?
Movie/TV Reviews
The Tallest Tree in the Forest: Theater Review
The African-American singer-actor Paul Robeson, a polarizing activist blacklisted during McCarthyism whose roles ranged from "Othello" to "Show Boat," is the subject of this one-man bioplay staged in downtown L...
Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Theater Review
Neil Patrick Harris reigns as the transgender East Berlin rocker who lands on the New York stage via a Kansas trailer park in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's cult musical...
Boulevard: Tribeca Review
Robin Williams plays a man finally acknowledging to himself that he is gay. read more
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Comcast's Fandango ticket service buys MovieClips
(Reuters) - Fandango, a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast Corp, is buying MovieClips from Zefr Inc to boost its film-related content...
AOL raises China presence with Sun Media Group partnership
NEW YORK (Reuters) - AOL is making a push into China with its digital video studio Makers, which struck a partnership on Thursday with that country's privately held Sun Media Group...
Foxconn to decide fate of Indonesia project in Oct: source
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn Technology Group will decide in October whether to proceed with a planned $1 billion manufacturing project in Indonesia after a new government takes office, a company source said on Thursday...

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MAC breakfast features presentation on Society of the First Infantry Division

April 24
FORT RILEY — When Ret. Command Sgt. Maj. Buddy Wallace was in the Army, he remembers he often said "no" more than he said "yes." Ever since joining the Society of the First Infantry Division, though, everything has changed.... Click here to read more»
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Brown Bag concerts set to bring Heritage Park to life

April 23
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.... Click here to read more»
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Fort Riley soldier pleads guilty to making false statements to Social Security Administration

April 23
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.... Click here to read more»

Smith resigning as city manager, placed on administrative leave

April 23
Just two weeks after presenting his State of the City address, Gerald Smith has submitted his letter of resignation as Junction City Manager. ... Click here to read more»
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Rates on the rise?

April 22
Water and wastewater customers in Junction City could see increases in their bills as early as July.... Click here to read more»
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Fort Riley Spouse of the Year up for national award

April 22
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.... Click here to read more»
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Improvements at GCH Women's Center continuing

April 22
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.... Click here to read more»
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City Engineering Assistant retiring after 30 years

April 22
After 30 years of drawing maps, maintaining street signs, updating databases and assisting residents with permits, Engineering Assistant Clarence Mahieu is calling it quits.... Click here to read more»

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Royals dominated by Kluber in 5-1 loss to Indians

April 24
CLEVELAND — One by one, the Royals went to the plate and came back empty. Corey Kluber had them flailing and failing. They missed the right-hander's pitches, popped them up or hit weak groundouts against Cleveland's starter.
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Indians trip Royals, 5-3

April 23
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

April 22
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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JC Police Blotter

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Daily record for March 31

April 01
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 14 arrests and responded to 199 incidents in the 72-hour period ending 6 a.m.... Click here to read more»
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Daily Record for March 27

March 27
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 12 arrests and responded to 94 calls in the 48-hour period ending 6 a.... Click here to read more»
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Daily Record for March 25

March 25
Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department made 16 arrests and responded to 157 calls in the 72-hour period ending 6 a.... Click here to read more»

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When government looks more like foe than friend

April 24
By Ben Carson Special to The Daily Union The Cliven Bundy case in Nevada provides many insights into the state of our nation with respect to the relationship between the people and the government.... Click here to read more»
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Use this world wisely

April 24
This is a special week for those who are involved with the production of food and fiber. It marks the 44th observance of Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22.... Click here to read more»
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Our view: What types of business do we want?

April 24
A site consultant came to town this week to advise the city’s economic developers what types of businesses Junction City and Geary County should pursue.... Click here to read more»

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Around Kansas

Douglas County OKs program for farmers’ market

April 24
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Douglas County Commission and the city of Lawrence are supporting a pilot project to allow food stamp recipients to double their funds while shopping at farmers’
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Barton County Commissioner dies in plane crash

April 23
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

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State workers’ pay an issue for Kansas lawmakers

April 22
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers a modest pay increase but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses.
The Senate Ways and Means Committee touched

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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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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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Celebrity News
Prince William Recalls "Wonderful Memories" With Kate Middleton and Prince George in Australia
The royal tour is almost over! On Thursday, the eighteenth day of their trip Down Under, Prince William and Kate Middleton traveled to Canberra, Australia...
Avril Lavigne Laughs Off Racist Backlash Over "Hello Kitty" Music Video: "I Love Japanese Culture"
Uh, really?! Avril Lavigne doesn't think her "Hello Kitty" music video is the least bit offensive...
Grumpy Cat Takes Over American Idol, Arrow's Shocking Death and More OMG TV Moments
We were going to be all like "Happy Hump Day, TV fans!" until tonight's jaw-dropping Arrow basically killed us...
Kate Upton: I Was a "Little Uncomfortable" Filming Bikini Scene for The Other Woman: Find Out Why!
Earlier this week, Kate Upton opened up to E! News about her super-sexy bikini scene in her new film The Other Woman, telling us her body could have looked better...
Shailene Woodley Loves "Dancing Around With Hairy Armpits" and "War Paint" at Hippie Festivals
Fame hasn't changed Shailene Woodley. If anything, it's given the actress a global platform to share her beliefs—and that's exactly what she does in the May/June issue of Natural...

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