Emporia, KS

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City Commission quickly approves first step toward new wastewater plant

Emporia city commissioners held the fastest action meeting on record Wednesday.

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Lawmakers worried about revenue trends

Local lawmakers aren't surprised the state's revenue situation continues to get more grim, but they are concerned about the increasing likelihood some drastic measures may have to be taken -- and soon -- to make sure the state has some financial cushion for the rest of the fiscal year.

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Bridge test results may be available by Friday

The actual testing process on the Prairie Street bridge over the Neosho River is a relatively quick affair. Figuring out the results will take more time.

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Emporia High vandalism latest Crime of Week

This week's Lyon County Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week is a vandalism incident last month at Emporia High School.

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Better Business Bureau warns of IRS scam

The Better Business Bureau is issuing the latest reminder about a persistent scam involving phony IRS agents.

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Republicans, Democrats holding monthly meetings

Lyon County's main political parties are having meetings in the coming days.

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Youth hunt registration deadline coming soon

Reservations are needed by Wednesday if area youths want to participate in a youth waterfowl hunt at the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge.

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Emporians, be patient: Royals gear coming to local stores by end of week

It took extra innings and yet another comeback, but the Kansas City Royals are World Series champions.

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