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Barnett to seek Republican nomination for Governor

A former state senator from Emporia will announce next week his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Governor in 2018.

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UPDATE: Stolen vehicle recovered in northwest Emporia Friday morning

Emporia Police are investigating after a stolen vehicle was recovered Friday morning in a northwest Emporia neighborhood.

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ESU announces lowest tuition increase in nearly 20 years

Tuition is going up at Emporia State University, but it's the smallest increase in nearly two decades.

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Gov. Brownback signs K-12 school funding bill

Gov. Sam Brownback has signed into law the legislature's K-12 school funding bill.

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Severe weather rumbles across East Central Kansas, takes power with it

Severe weather beared down on most of the KVOE listening area early Thursday evening.

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UPDATE: Damaging winds possible Thursday evening with storms

Currently, the Emporia area and locations to the south and west are in a moderate risk for severe weather this evening according to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center. Areas to the north sit in an enhanced risk.

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Fire & Iron Station 135's 4th annual Benefit Ride is set to roll out Saturday morning

Firefighters Motorcycle Club benefit ride is helping with relief after natural disasters 

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UPDATE: Harden sentencing scheduled for Friday

A man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl last year will appear in Lyon County District Court Friday morning.

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