Emporia, KS

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Briggs enjoying start of third term on Lyon County Commission

Now into the second week of his third term in office, Lyon County Commissioner Scott Briggs says he's looking forward to what the next four years will bring.

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Two-vehicle crash on Turnpike sends trio to NRH

Three people were hurt when two vehicles crashed on the Kansas Turnpike in southeast Chase County on Thursday.

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Governor calls for new education formula, continued 'march' to zero income taxes

Gov. Sam Brownback's approach of lowering income taxes has been roundly criticized as revenues have lagged behind expectations and the state faces major shortfalls for this current fiscal year and next. But the governor didn't back down on some of his major goals during his State of the State address Thursday night.

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Harmon files for City Commission

The election ballot is starting to fill out after a busy week of filings.

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Chase County patrons favor single school building at community meeting

Next month, patrons of USD 284 Chase County may well finalize the district's direction on whether to renovate the two existing school buildings or construct a single K-12 building.

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Crash at Second and Sylvan hurts two people

Two people were hospitalized after a crash in southeast Emporia on Thursday afternoon.

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School practice field damaged by grass fire

The north half of a practice field at Riverside School was charred after a grass fire developed late Thursday morning.

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KVOE hands Patriots Challenge trophy to Birch owner

The All Veterans Tribute Freedom Fest happened two months ago, but the event is now officially in the books after the KVOE Patriots Challenge trophy was handed to Birch -- again -- Thursday.

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