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Kansas Health Secretary Lee Norman is looking forward to more COVID-19 tests coming to the state in the next few weeks.

Emporia firefighters put out a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.

The first confirmed COVID-19 related death has occurred in the KVOE listening area.

Picture this scenario: It's the middle of April and a tornado is bearing down on your mobile home. Coronavirus is still a major concern. Do you head out of the trailer for the facility's storm shelter?

An online social distancing tracker based largely on algorithms and cell phone data does not give the KVOE listening area -- or the state of Kansas as a whole -- good marks for following the six-foot space guideline or in limiting non-essential travel as coronavirus spreads.

USD 253 Emporia has changed the date for its next Board of Education meeting.

Lyon County commissioners have an action meeting Thursday morning.

Outdoor burning will be discouraged Wednesday and Thursday as the Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan gets underway.

An Emporia woman has died and three others were brought to Newman Regional Health for treatment after a crash outside Olpe late Tuesday night.

COVID-19 has caused financial hardship for millions of people across America. Causing some to wonder how they will be able to afford housing cost. But on March 17, Governor Laura Kelly issued an executive order which halts rental evictions, and mortgage foreclosures in the state of Kansas until May 1.

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