Emporia, KS

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KS Action for Children sees key endowment fund depleted by legislators

A key source of funding for statewide children's programs has been effectively drained by lawmakers.

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City Commission reviews ESU athletics plan, budgeting process

Emporia city commissioners heard plans for improvements over the next few years from the Emporia State Athletics department.

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More discussion coming Thursday on Burlingame Road resolution restricting heavy truck traffic

Lyon County commissioners have advance a resolution which could restrict semi traffic on Burlingame Road and they could vote on the measure Thursday.

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James Davis named to lead Municipal Band; McCarty to direct last concert Thursday

The Emporia Municipal Band has announced the successor to longtime conductor Gary McCarty.

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Flash flood watch canceled early

Area residents saw more rain Tuesday, although not to the levels of what we saw Monday afternoon and evening.

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Lyon County residents urged to take steps against rabies as case load increases

Last week, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment urged awareness of rabies after the year-to-date case load matched the total from all of last year. On KVOE's Morning Show this week, Ashley Schmidt, the lead public health registered nurse for Flint Hills Community Health Center, also told people to take steps now so you and your pets are safe.

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Sentencing delayed for DeWitt

Sentencing has been delayed for an Emporia man who pleaded no contest and was subsequently found guilty of battery after several domestic violence calls to his address in January.

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Governor signs executive order shielding clergy from legal complaints on same-sex marriages

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling protecting same-sex marriages nationwide, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has issued an executive order shielding clergy from legal complaints if they choose not to participate in the ceremonies.

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