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Forecast indicates lengthy stretch of rain chances

Starting Thursday afternoon, we enter an extended period of shower and thunderstorm chances.

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Boston Marathon bombing survivor helps others live their life

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott spoke at Emporia State University on Wednesday.

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USD 253 approves addition of assistant principal at Emporia Middle School

Items of discussion at the USD 253 board meeting held Wednesday night included the approval of a new assistant principal position for the middle school and a new fee schedule.

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City and county commissioners meet at quarterly luncheon

The city and county commissioners met for their quarterly luncheon Wednesday where they discussed updates on their comprehensive plan and other matters.

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Charges added in Vaughn fraud case

A preliminary hearing date has been set for an Emporia woman accused of financial crimes.

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Sony Uk to undergo mental health evaluation before preliminary hearing

A competency hearing for 30-year-old Sony Uk, the man accused of murdering his girlfriend March 9, was held Wednesday afternoon in Lyon County District Court.

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Mayer sentencing postponed after attorney withdraws from case

Sentencing for an Emporia man who allegedly tried to wrestle a gun away from a police officer last fall has been postponed until next month.

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UPDATE: Reading man safely lands ultralight after engine trouble

Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope tells KVOE News a Reading man handled a tense situation well Tuesday night.

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