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Coffey County bridge repair on K-58 now done

Work on a bridge near the Coffey-Greenwood County line is now finished.

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ESU Foundation smashes prior fundraising yearly record with $15.5M donated

The theme of Emporia State's Now & Forever fundraising campaign has been "Silent No More," and Silent Joe made that point during a special announcement Wednesday.

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NRH enjoys positive finances in June

Newman Regional Health got good financial news at the monthly Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday.

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Brownback, Mast meet and greet diners at Olpe Chicken House

With the gubernatorial race in full swing, Gov. Sam Brownback and House 76th District incumbent Peggy Mast stopped for a 90-minute meet-and-greet at the Olpe Chicken House Wednesday.

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Sen. Pat Roberts visits Dynamic Discs, turns down debate with Wolf

Political activity has heated up across Kansas, and especially in Lyon County, as the primary election nears Tuesday.

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts announced a stop at Dynamic Discs in downtown Emporia Wednesday, and that was upstaged to a degree by challenger Milton Wolf making a late schedule change to appear very briefly across the street from Roberts.

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Auto vandalisms listed as Crime of Week

Auto vandalisms from earlier this week are now listed as the Lyon County Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

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Reading residents raising money to help woman hurt in KC-area fall

Fundraising plans are developing after a Reading woman was badly hurt in a fall last weekend.

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Lawmakers plan action on shorter death penalty appeal window next year

Angered by the recent reversal of death penalty sentences for Jonathan and Reginald Carr, state lawmakers say they plan to re-introduce a bill to shorten the appeals window available in death penalty cases when they formally convene the 2015 session in January.

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