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Political icon Dole coming to Emporia on May 14

A Kansas political icon is coming to Emporia next month.

Bob Dole, a longtime U.S. senator and a candidate for both President and Vice-President, will be in Emporia on May 14.

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Crime Stoppers seeking information on cattle pen panel thefts

Lyon County Crime Stoppers is asking for help after several cattle pen panels were taken between Emporia and Allen earlier this month.

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Friends of Plains dinner Friday night

The Center for Great Plains Studies is having its annual Friends of the Plains fundraising dinner Friday night.

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Hill announces he will seek re-election to 60th District House seat

Long-time 60th District House representative Don Hill announced he will seek re-election this year.

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Regents' social media policy has "chilling effect" on speech freedoms, according to work group

This week the Kansas Board of Regents said their new social media policy does not restrict personal expression, after tasking a work group to review and edit the policy.

After multiple meetings over months prior, the work group -- which included faculty from Emporia State University -- said the policy has had a "chilling effect on freedom of speech on campuses."  

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Frost Advisory in effect for parts of KVOE listening area

A Frost Advisory is in effect Friday morning for northeast and east-central Kansas -- including parts of the KVOE listening area.

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Drug take-back event coming to Emporia April 26

Folks with leftover prescription drugs can return them in a safe manner on April 26, as part of National Drug Take-Back Day.

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Lebo water main project continues after recent snags

The city of Lebo's water main project continues. City clerk Carrie Sloan says it's nearly halfway complete, with work underneath the railroad tracks completed. The ongoing project aims to replace the water lines in downtown Lebo, which had been in place since the 1950s, with new ones.

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