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Junction City To Honor POW/MIA Troops

Updated: 09/18/2013 - An event honoring Prisoners of War and the Missing in Action begins at 6 pm Friday at Junction City's Heritage Park. Keynote speaker is Retired Col. John Seitz.

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Malala's Strength Felt Worldwide

Posted: 09/15/2013 - Six months ago, Malala Yousafzai was lying in a hospital bed, recovering from a Taliban attack in which she was shot point-blank in the head and neck.

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Piece Of Ground Zero Wall Coming To Topeka

Posted: 09/13/2013 - Saturday at Noon, a 13,000 pound concrete block, part of the last wall standing at ground zero, will be placed outside the Topeka Fire Department’s Administration Building, 324 SE Jefferson.

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U.S. Consulate In Afghanistan Attacked

Posted: 09/12/2013 - A huge explosion rocked the area around the U.S. consulate in the Afghan city of Herat early Friday, with 9 injured brought to an area hospital.

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Obama: Military Strike On Syria On Hold - For Now

Updated: 09/10/2013 - Pres. Obama says he will allow for a diplomatic solution, led by Russia, to get Syria to give up its chemical weapons stockpile to play out, but did not abandon talk of a potential military strike on Syria.

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Fort Riley To Hold Annual 9/11 Commemoration

Posted: 09/09/2013 - The names of four more soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan will be added to a monument at Fort Riley as the northeast Kansas post marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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VA, Tribes Reach Out To Native American Veterans

Posted: 09/05/2013 - The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation hosted a Native American Veteran Benefit Enrollment Fair Thursday at the Prairie Band Casino and Resort. The Citizen Band Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Iowa and Sac and Fox tribes also took part.

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Aging World War II Vet Gets Final Wish To Fly

Updated: 09/03/2013 - From favorite meals at Topeka's Bobo's to family reunions, the Topeka Presbyterian Manor has been granting final wishes to patients under their care.

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Texas Guard Refuses To Process Same-Sex Benefits

Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday, citing the state constitution's ban on gay marriage, despite a Pentagon directive to do so.

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Revamped Program, Employers Helping Transitioning Soldiers Find Jobs

Updated: 09/03/2013 - This year, more than 4,000 service members are expected to transition out of the military from Fort Riley. The installation, in conjunction with the Department of the Army, has revamped its career program, giving soldiers the tools and resources they need to enter the civilian workforce. WIBW has more on how employers are taking note.

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Spirit AeroSystems to focus more on defense work

Posted: 08/31/2013 - The president and chief executive officer for Spirit AeroSystems says defense work will become more of a focus for the Wichita-based aircraft parts maker.

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Analyzing Obama's Options On Syria

Posted: 08/30/2013 - As a tense holiday weekend is here, analysts say there are no good options for the U.S. in Syria. The U.S. and Secretary of State John Kerry laid out evidence Friday that Syria has used chemical weapons

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Obama Mulls Options As Kerry Lays Out Case Of Syria Chemical Attack

Updated: 08/30/2013 - Shortly after the release of a newly-declassified U.S. intelligence report on the use of chemical weapons outside of Damascus, Syria on Aug. 21, President Obama on Friday said, "this kind of attack is a challenge to the world."

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Convicted Fort Hood Shooter Arrives In Kansas

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Fort Hood officials say the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the 2009 shooting rampage has arrived at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.

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Army Dad Surprises Daughter At Dance

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Sergeant Kelly Carrigan returned from Afghanistan and surprised his teenage daughter at her homecoming dance in New Orleans.

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Kansas State, Ft. Riley Renew Partnership

Posted: 08/28/2013 - Kansas State University and Ft. Riley renewed their partnership Wednesday in a ceremony at the Kansas State Alumni Center. It marks the fourth renewal since 2008 for the nation's only military to university community partnership.

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