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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»
Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting...
Gaza fighting flares, Netanyahu and U.N. chief spar on truce terms
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A fragile truce in Gaza for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival was fraying on Monday as Israel's prime minister said United Nations calls for a long-term ceasefire ignored his country's security needs...
Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case
MOSCOW/LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $50...
Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides to chaos
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi...
Shares down on Russia sanctions, weak housing
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets fell on Monday as new European sanctions against Moscow chilled the already frosty relationship with Russia while the dollar hovered near six-month highs against a basket of major currencies...
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...

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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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MAC breakfast highlights work of Fort Riley PAOs

July 24
Lt. Col. Sean Ryan believes working as a public affairs officer for Fort Riley is comparable to working in several high-profile public service jobs. "Working in public affairs is kind of like being a police officer," he said Thursday.... Click here to read more»
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Bike, walking path on track

July 23
Junction City’s annual walk to school day could see an increase in figures in upcoming years. The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected 20 projects for inclusion in its Transportation Alternatives program.... Click here to read more»

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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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Depth key to Junction City's title run

July 21
No other team in the Mid-Plains league could’ve pulled off the feat the Junction City Brigade did last weekend to win the Mid-Plains League championship.
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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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Audit says Kansas computer system security lacking

July 23
TOPEKA — The state’s current level of computer security could leave Kansas residents’ sensitive personal information vulnerable, a recent internal audit of the state’s computer
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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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Apr 23, 2014

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 ...Full Story»
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Jul 22, 2014

One faces attempted murder charges following Tuesday shooting

One person faces attempted murder charges and two others face conspiracy charges in connection with ...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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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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