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May receipts below expectations, making it more difficult to finish state budget work

Work likely will continue through this weekend as Kansas lawmakers hope to find a solution to the state's budget crisis and, at the same time, end one of the longest legislative sessions in state history.

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Current flood warning and road closure information

Area rivers are under flood warnings for the second time in a week. Travel is also an issue with a slew of road closings.

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Curbside recycling pickup -- the first-ever for Emporia -- coming June 1

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: it's super easy being green in Emporia.

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Mother Nature and racers ready for 10th annual Dirty Kanza races

It's just about here.

The Dirty Kanza 200 is celebrating "a decade of Dirty" when the annual race begins at 6 am tomorrow.

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Flooding: Governor's disaster declaration includes Lyon, most surrounding counties

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has now signed a declaration which could lead to federal disaster relief for most area counties as flooding continues.

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Reports pending after Thursday fire at 1009 Woodland

Additional details may come out by late Friday about Thursday morning's fire at 1009 Woodland and the death of one man inside the home, but now it appears it will be sometime next week before the puzzle is finally finished.

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In-state tuition approved for veterans, active service members in Kansas

Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation that would extend in-state tuition rates to veterans and all current members of the armed forces nationwide.

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Tablets of Honor campaign begins

The All Veterans Memorial has officially launched its Tablets of Honor fundraising campaign.

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