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Wichita foster parent allegedly high when girl died in hot car; KDCF says incident a rarity

The Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office says the foster dad who allegedly left a 10-month-old girl in a hot car over a week ago had consumed marijuana earlier in the day and went inside his house to smoke more at the time he left the child in the vehicle before she died.

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New Veterans Banner project in the works for downtown Emporia

Emporia Main Street director Casey Woods highlighted a brand-new venture being undertaken by Main Street and the Freedom Fest Committee during a recent Morning Show appearance.

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Mower fire extends to barn; minor damage to building

Emporia and rural firefighters battled a smoky fire about five miles west of Emporia on Friday.

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Emporia woman convicted of dependent adult mistreatment; husband awaiting trial

An Emporia woman has been convicted for not only mistreating a dependent adult but also conspiring to do so. Her husband, meanwhile, is awaiting trial on similar charges.

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Health Center receives $250,000 grant for behavioral health services

The Flint Hills Community Health Center has received a significant boost to their behavioral health services.

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State revenues slightly ahead of projections

State revenues are ahead of expectations to start the new fiscal year, although not by much.

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Traffic adjustments now in place downtown with railroad crossing project underway

Commercial Street has been closed at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks in advance of an improvement project by the railroad.

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Fundraiser set for Aug. 8-9 benefiting Reading woman badly hurt in fall

The Reading woman badly hurt in a fall from a hotel balcony last month has been transferred to an acute care facility in Kansas City.

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