Emporia, KS

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Late ESU professor, Eastside Park benefactor to be honored this weekend

Emporia's Eastside Memorial Park will have holiday activities this weekend, including a recognition of an Emporia State professor devoted to helping the development process for park improvements.

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Fire extinguished quickly at 502 Exchange

Fire developed and was put out quickly in east Emporia on Friday morning.

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Keep It a Safe Summer proves successful yet again

Learning from last year, the Keep It a Safe Summer event brought double the amount of hot dogs this time around, and roughly double the amount of people out to enjoy some community activities.

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County appraisal numbers up, changes to vehicle tag renewals discussed during county commission meeting

Lyon County commissioners fielded an update on appraisal numbers from County Appraiser Gary Stapp during their action meeting Thursday.

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Recovery ongoing in Reading after deadly 2011 tornado

Four years ago, a tornado touched down northeast of Emporia. That twister later slammed into Reading, killing one person and causing million of dollars in damages.

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On-Air Chat guest Hill comments on budget stalemate

Nearly a week now into a special session, lawmakers are still undecided on how to close a budget gap of over $400 million.

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Dirty Kanza preparations continue

In less than 10 days, the Dirty Kanza gravel-grinding phenomenon will celebrate "a decade of Dirty."

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State senior health rank dips

There are some mixed numbers in the latest report on senior health in Kansas, but the bottom line is the state slide to the middle of the pack for the final tally.

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