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Wreck at 6th Avenue and Elm Street halts westbound traffic

A portion of 6th Avenue was closed on Thursday after a two-vehicle accident blocked westbound traffic for nearly thirty minutes.

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Third round of state budget cuts likely after May revenue report

On the last day of the regular legislative session, lawmakers got an unpleasant surprise from the Kansas Department of Revenue: May's tax revenue total was around $75 million below expectations.

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Special Olympics torch leaving Emporia on Thursday

The Special Olympics torch is in Emporia after a smooth ride from Beto Junction on Wednesday.

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Additional federal, state candidates beat filing deadline but Lyon County incumbents all unopposed

The 2016 candidate filing and withdrawal deadline has come and gone with movement at the state and federal levels, but no additional filings at the local level.

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Driver charged in car crash that flung two young men off bridge

A Council Grove man allegedly involved in a serious two-pickup crash outside the town last week has been charged in connection with the wreck and has a first appearance coming this week.

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Jim Cosgrove kicks off June concerts at Emporia Public Library

Children's entertainer Jim Cosgrove rocked the library on Wednesday as hundreds of kids and adults swayed to his fun, friendly music.

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Emporia commissioners discuss drainage surveys, sewer upgrades during study session

The Emporia City Commission held a study session on Wednesday at White Auditorium.

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More candidates now on suddenly-crowded 60th District House ballot

The race to replace Don Hill as the 60th District House representative is now a three-Republican affair for the primary, with a Democrat now waiting in the wings for the general election.

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