Emporia, KS

Humidity: 93 %
Wind : W at 7 mph


Heavy rain, strong storms possible through Saturday

Showers and storms are a good bet at some point between now and Sunday morning.

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Main Street plans historic walking tours of downtown Emporia

Emporia Main Street is drawing attention to a new event designed to highlight the city's history.

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Wayne State College finds its next president

Emporia State's Vice President for Student Affairs is staying put.

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KVOE poll indicates area residents believe Sam Brownback is ineffective as governor

On Wednesday, KKVOE News opened an online poll and phone comment period, asking whether you feel Gov. Sam Brownback has been an effective leader for the state of Kansas. The poll and comment period are both over, but not before over 600 people voted and nearly 100 responses went to the KVOE voice mail and to Facebook:

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Severe weather threat stays west of area

Early Wednesday, area residents picked up some welcome rains. The area ended the day with a risk of severe weather, but that stayed well to our west.

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David Traylor Zoo accepting bids for future Mission: Madagascar exhibit

The David Traylor Zoo is one step closer to adding a new exhibit.

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City commission approves U.S. Highway 50 access, improvement agreement

Emporia city commissioners Wednesday approved an interlocal agreement with Lyon County and the Kansas Department of Transportation to provide access and improvement to the U.S. Highway 50 corridor essentially between the roundabout and Roads 170, 180, "F" and "G."

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Anthony Boyd sentenced for child sex abuse

A man convicted of child sex abuse will receive a lengthy prison term as a result.

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