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Walk Kansas preparation heating up

The annual Walk Kansas program is coming up in March and Rhonda Gordon, Family and Consumer Science agent with the Lyon County Extension Office, says it's time to put your teams together.

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Prison time, restitution ahead for Wabaunsee County woman charged with embezzlement

A Wabaunsee County woman received restitution and prison for embezzling funds from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University.

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The acoustics of acoustic guitar: Andy McKee, live in Emporia

The sounds of acoustic strumming filled Albert Taylor Hall Friday night.

Andy McKee, world-renowned acoustic guitarist and Topeka native, performed for a packed Albert Taylor Hall, as part of the Emporia Arts Center's seasonal events.

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Wright starts as Newman Regional CEO on Monday

Newman Regional Health's new leader takes the hospital helm Monday.

Robert Wright comes to Newman Regional Health after serving as interim CEO at Regional General Hospital in Williston, Fla.

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Projected ending state balances give lawmakers cause for concern

Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposals are still receiving scrutiny after they were revealed Thursday, and a major concern for local lawmakers is ending balances.

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One-time owner of Sauder Custom Fabrication passes away

Bob Sauder is being called a giant of local industry after his passing this week.

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EHS debate team hopes to defend state title as coach receives high honors

Emporia High's debate team is rolling into the Class 5A state tournament.

Freshman Addie Doudican was recognized as the state's top freshman novice at the Sunflower Novice State Debate Championship last weekend.

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Investigation continues into significant grass fire

Two buildings are now listed as destroyed and close to 2,000 acres of grass and timber burned as part of a fire about 10 miles north of Emporia on Thursday.

Fire developed near Roads 310 and "J" around 2 pm and rapidly spread to the south, according to Sheriff Jeff Cope.

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