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Robison hearing delayed in jail staff battery case

A Missouri man accused of battering Lyon County jail employees about six weeks ago will be back in Lyon County District Court later this month as his court proceedings continue.

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Kansas Education Commissioner discusses social emotional growth in Emporia

A cross section of Emporia educators attended a discussion with Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson Thursday morning at the Mary Herbert Education Center.

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Law enforcement scrambling to get truth out when social media is inaccurate or wrong

Social media can be great for personal communication, and law enforcement is tapping it more frequently to get information out about serious cases or community events. However, social media posts can cause a lot of headaches for law enforcement if rumors turn out to be wrong.

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Governor outlines policy goals during address to Legislature


Gov. Jeff Colyer laid out a broad vision for education funding, transparency and other matters during a special address to a joint session of the Legislature on Wednesday.

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Greenwood County arrest leading to potential extradition in human trafficking case

A man arrested in Greenwood County at the end of Human Trafficking Awareness month will likely be extradited to Kentucky after allegedly trying to buy a pre-teen girl for sex.

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Flu putting strain on Red Cross blood donations

As influenza cases continue to cause more people to miss work and school, it's also taken a toll on the Red Cross.

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City Commission approves next step in potential airport runway expansion

The Emporia City Commission has taken the next step toward a potential expansion of the municipal airport runway.

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Local Boy Scout troop to serve up breakfast for the community

Boy Scout Troop 157 will be holding their annual pancake feed this weekend. 

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